February 24, 2014
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.
The conference will also discuss opportunities for the two countries to launch joint investments in other countries.
February 20, 2014
The contract, worth $500 million was mediated by US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy at the State Department Amos Hochstein,
The value represents 28 percent of some $519 billion that have been poured into ongoing projects or will be invested in projects in the pipeline.
The value of the deals was not disclosed but local media put the figure at around $4.0 billion (2.9 billion euros).
Saudi Arabia exported more crude oil in 2013 than in any year since at least 2002, according to official statistics posted on the website of the Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI).