October 9, 2012
Sukuk is becoming increasingly relied on for funding as traditional bond markets are failing to delivery the right amount of capital, according to a report published by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
The strike by doctors in Egypt is entering a "decisie week" as they battle for better working conditions and an increase in the healthcare budget.
As fears grow for the global economy, Saudi Arabia says that current oil prices are adequate for global economic growth after slight reduction in the cost of a barrel of Brent crude.
After a campaign on social networking site Twitter, the price of chicken in Saudia Arabia is set to drop by up to ten per cent.
A planned strike by public-sector workers in Lebanon in Wednesday has gained more support as the Public Sector Employers Association confirmed they will take action as the debacle continues to run.
The Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) and the European Union are attempting to boost the Jordanian economy by a mixture of grants and loans to Small and Medium sized Enterprises.
Bahrain's national airline, Gulf Air, is being allowed to continue to operate despite mounting losses. The government is desperately seeking to secure additional funds as any reduction in service or shut-down would be a deep embarrassment to the regime.
Sudan is seeking to strengthen economic ties with Nigeria in an effort to boost its economy.
October 8, 2012
Iraqi oil output is continuing to increase as the country plans to increase exports, as current levels are the highest since 1979.
The tunisian economy is set to grow by 4.5% in 2013, up from 3.5% in 2012 in a sign that the economy of the North African country could be improving after the Arab Spring.
Economists and business people in Jordan are forming a new group in an attempt to enhance economic reform in the Kingdom.
Egypt's net international reserves fell a monthly $87 million to reach $15.04 billion in September, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Monday.
A new channel is being launched in Saudi Arabia to help home-grown entrepreneurs gain a foot-hold in the highly competitive market.
A gang of oil smugglers have been caught in Oman by customs officers who later found out that the group had altered vehicles to carry fuel derivatives destined for the lucrative black market.
As the Iranian economy is buffeted by Western sanctions, the Islamic Republic is trying to sail around them by taking delivery of twelve new oil tankers so it can deliver oil to Asia.