November 27, 2013
Turkey has received backing for Izmir’s Expo 2020 bid from 60 countries, and is confident of winning the bid, the country’s transport minister Binali Yıldırım was quoted as saying by Turkish media.
Qatar's telecommunications firm, Ooredoo launched its first sukuk Tuesday. The Islamic bond is worth $1.25 billion and will have a profit rate of 3.039 percent.
GCC and ASEAN voted Tuesday to name Bahrain's Manama the 2014 capital of tourism.
UAE-based EMS will release five new smartphones in the Emirates on December 10th.
Leaders of Saudi industrial companies are meeting with French counterparts this week to discuss nuclear supply chain development and collaboration.
The nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers in Geneva on Sunday could also be a boon for the Jordanian fuel market in the coming weeks, an oil expert predicted Monday.
With its shopping scene dominated by mega malls and shopping complexes, Dubai easily takes the cake as the region’s leading retail destination.
November 26, 2013
Etisalat has been blocking an important SMS to subscribers from du.
Sami al-Nisf was suspended after plans to buy used aircraft despite a government request to stop the deal.
Private investors from the Gulf, including a royal family from UAE, told reporters Tuesday that plans are underway to establish the first full Islamic bank in the European Union.
Dubai-headquartered Topaz Energy and Marine has won 2 contracts with BP to begin operations in Azerbaijan's largest oil and gas fields.
Saudi Arabia is planning to build the world's largest solar-powered seawater desalination plant in Ras Al Khaimah
Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that it will build a massive, 43 million square port on its west coast to "lure investment" and "ease pressure on Jeddah."
In 2013 thus far, 10.8 million visitors have arrived in Bahrain, but confusing passport and visa procedures may discourage additional visitors in the future.
Is Islamic fashion the new retail hub? Consumer spending in this clothing sector is projected to reach $322 billion by 2018.