February 25, 2014
Egypt’s army-backed government is trying to attract foreign money back into the country and create jobs to ease social discontent as it manages the biggest Arab nation’s difficult transition to elections this year.
“Mark really understands that for WhatsApp to stay successful it really needs to stay independent,” he said.
February 24, 2014
“The end result of the National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030 will be a thriving tourism sector that will be ready to handle the demands of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and far beyond."
An economic and commercial delegation headed by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, is set to visit the Philippines and Malaysia from Monday (February 25) to Friday (February 28) seeking to explore strategies for enhancing bilateral trade and investment relations.
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has become the country partner of ArabPlast 2015, the largest plastics and petrochemicals show in the region.
Egyptian workers in various public sectors have entered another day of strikes in protest to financial conditions and demanding the application of the minimum income law.
In Q1 2014, around 62 per cent of Dubai businesses also expected to see stronger net profits based on increasing demand and improved margins.
Entrepreneurs from Syria established more businesses in Turkey than any other country in the first month of the year.
February 23, 2014
"This bill is an earthquake for Israeli business and wealthy individuals. Now is the last chance to submit a request for voluntary disclosure," says Shaham.
“Apparently, Facebook will gain more subscribers and expand its mobile services in the Middle East. It makes sense for Facebook to purchase WhatsApp," said Fadi Salem.
International tourism companies have urged holiday-makers in Egypt to remain in their hotels if they are already in the northern Sinai region of the country.
The UAE has no immediate plans to impose tax on individuals, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai’s deputy ruler and Minister of Finance has confirmed.
Mass transit systems of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) - comprising the Dubai Metro, public buses, marine transit modes and taxis -- have lifted 440.67 million passengers in 2013.
"Iraq will provide Jordan with oil at preferential prices,” Mahadin added.
The agreements reflect the broad range of relations between the two countries across a number of sectors, from chemicals to financial services and from ICT to health care.