March 10, 2013
Iran is set to lose one of its biggest buyers as India announced Friday that its insurers will no longer cover refineries importing crude oil from the country.
Tobacco, soft drinks, alcohol, steel rebars, cement and mobile phone calls will be subjected to a tax hike
The World Travel & Tourism Council estimated that the travel and tourism industry’s direct contribution to the Lebanese economy would reach $4.1 billion in 2013, up by 1.8 percent from 2012.
March 7, 2013
Paramount, the maker of movies such as ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Titanic,’ is teaming up with property developer Damac to build a $1 billion hotel project in Dubai.
Apples grown in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights have entered Syria, after being transported by the International Committee of the Red Cross, Syrian officials announced on Wednesday.
Stock markets across the region had a healthy day on Wednesday, despite a downward trend in the UAE, with Egypt's bourse being lifted out of an 11-week low.
Emirates airline, the UAE's flag carrying airline, is to have its second sukuk sale this year, according to lead arrangers Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank.
The head of Lebanon's Union Coordination Committee warned the country's Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, that delaying public sector wage increases is harming the economy,
Delays in the Egyptian election process mean a $4.8 billion loan from the IMF may go on the backburner, an economist warned on Wednesday.
More than 40 per cent of the guests who stayed in Palestinian hotels in the West Bank during fourth quarter 2012 were from European Union countries, new figures reveal.
No locusts have been spotted in Jordan so far, according to the country's agricultural ministry, despite swarms being spotted in Egypt and Israel.
The US poured $60 billion into unsuccessful reconstruction projects in Iraq 10 years after invading the country, an auditor's report has found.
Egyptian steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz has been jailed for 37 years and fined for illegally acquiring shares.
March 6, 2013
A significant number of workers in Jordan are paid less than the minimum wage, with some earning just $141 a month, a government department reported on Tuesday,
Mubarak and his sons are accused of misusing public funds to build private homes