March 13, 2013
Starting in April, Copenhagen-based Maersk shipping company will begin using Egypt's Suez Canal – rather than pricier Panamanian counterpart – for all voyages between Asia and US east coast.
Iran has reportedly blocked many foreign-based virtual private networks, or VPNs, severely restricting access to many websites.
The ongoing violence in Syria has cripples the country's economy, with agricultural imports from Jordan being frozen after the border was closed on Tuesday.
The Jordanian government has criticised companies for failing to provide childcare facilities to their female staff.
After several days of gains, Egypt's stock market lost ground on Tuesday, with main EGX30 index losing 1.05 percent with fears growing over a $4.8 billion loan from the IMF.
Libyan oil and gas supplies are secure, according to the head of the Italian company, Eni.
Union protests that have engulfed the capital could soon disrupt air and sea travel in Beirut.
The World Bank will extend a low interest, long-term $70 million loan to Jordan in order to facilitate the financing of microprojects and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Egypt will not accept an emergency loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Minister of Finance El-Morsi El-Sayed Hegazy announced during a press conference on Tuesday.
March 12, 2013
Dubai is keeping it deluxe as villas shot up in value by 20 percent last year, signaling that the local market is rebounding since the financial crisis pinched the property sector.
The United States supports Lebanon’s efforts to move forward on oil exploration, Lebanese Energy Minister said on Tuesday.
Israel's system of checkpoints and restrictions in the occupied West Bank inflicts long-term damage on Palestinians' ability to compete in the global market, the World Bank said in a report on Tuesday
Iranian media announced Monday that Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrived on the border to launch the construction of a bilateral gas pipeline, despite strong US opposition.
The CST has reacted with alarm to the prosecutor-general's call for Egyptians to make citizens' arrests, citing tourist fears.
Domestic workers in Jordan have had their working hours reduced, from 10 to eight hours, the Labour Ministry announced yesterday.