January 9, 2013
Jordan is offering advice to Morocco on how to reduce spending on state subsidies, something which the Hashemite Kingdom did in November 2013.
Gasoline prices in Lebanon continued to creep up, the sixth week of consecutive growth, weekly figures show.
The local [Egyptian] stock exchange saw healthy gains on Tuesday as Egypt concluded yet another round of talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Global Financial Integrity, a Washington-based non-profit, research and advocacy organization, estimated the cumulative illicit financial flows from Lebanon at $21 billion between 2001 and 2010.
Jordan's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday referred a new file involving alleged corruption related to mining operations at the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC) to the prosecutor general.
January 8, 2013
Qatar said on Tuesday it boost financial aid to Egypt's government an additional $2 billion and grant it an extra $500 million outright, extending a lifeline as the government battles to contain a currency crisis.
Following the news that smartphones are the must-have accessory for the youth of the Middle East, smartphone shipments are likely to hit the one billion-dollar sales-mark worldwide for the first time this year, a new report has said.
Algeria will export gas to Turkey for another ten years, El Moudjahid has reported.
The Electricite du Liban employees union in Lebanon threatened that company workers will hold an open-ended strike starting next week, a statement by the union said Tuesday.
An official from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement on Tuesday that a technical mission from the IMF will visit Egypt within the next few weeks to resume negotiations on the $4.6 billion loan that the country has requested.
Unemployment in Jordan is creeping, new figures show, with 12.5 per cent of the population without work, up from 12.1 per cent in the same quater of 2011.
Iran's oil revenues have dropped by 45 percent in the last nine months in the wake sanctions imposed by the West, a top official in the country has said.
Saudi women will be permitted to work in shops selling female accessories as long as they are subject to the rules of Islamic Sharia, the head of the "Promote Virtue and Prevent Vice" committee has said.
Lebanon's agricultural sector is bracing for extensive damage from the harsh winter storm sweeping across Lebanon, said the Farmers Association Monday, lamenting the absence of any formal compensation framework.
Jordan's Ministry of Labour on Monday opened a 60-day grace period for guest workers in the Kingdom who need to rectify their legal status.