March 4, 2014
All GCC economies with the exception of Bahrain are expected to see a rise in inflation this year, according to Moody's Investor Service this week.
Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) will take up a number of top projects in 2014, including the Dh2 billion ($544 million) water canal project, which will link the Business Bay in Dubai with the Arabian Gulf.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a final settlement to the decade-old dispute over Iran's nuclear energy program would be possible within the next five months.
Gulf stock markets slid on Monday as a heightened threat of armed conflict between Ukraine and Russia triggered widespread selling, despite the benefit of higher oil prices to Gulf energy exporters.
The figure represented a 12 percent drop compared to the same month in 2012, when the deficit stood at LE26.7 billion ($3.8 billion).
March 3, 2014
They discussed means to boost economic relations between the two countries and their private sectors, in particular.
QDB will provide 70% of the investment for each project with a maximum loan of QR100mn
There are 18 Israelis in "Forbes" 2014 Billionaires list, which was published today.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said Moscow's move to use military force was a "declaration of war" by Russia, one of the world's biggest oil producers.
Saudi Arabian contractors are calling on their Egyptian counterparts to overcome their worker shortages, according to reports this week.
Flydubai's 2013 net profit increased 47 per cent in comparison to its 2012 figures
Bank Muscat is planning to issue its first Islamic bond by September, representing the first sukuk issue of an Omani bank.
Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp has raised concerns among its users in Oman, especially after messages doing the rounds about changes in the messenger's privacy rules.
Hong Kong is the world’s most expensive city for companies to locate employees, significantly ahead of London and New York, which have been vying for second place over the past two years.
“We’re working on some things that are extensions of things you can see and some that you can’t see,” Cook said at the annual meeting, referring to a 32 percent increase in research and development costs last year.