8 تشرين الأول/أكتوبر 2012
Egypt's net international reserves fell a monthly $87 million to reach $15.04 billion in September, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Monday.
A new channel is being launched in Saudi Arabia to help home-grown entrepreneurs gain a foot-hold in the highly competitive market.
A gang of oil smugglers have been caught in Oman by customs officers who later found out that the group had altered vehicles to carry fuel derivatives destined for the lucrative black market.
As the Iranian economy is buffeted by Western sanctions, the Islamic Republic is trying to sail around them by taking delivery of twelve new oil tankers so it can deliver oil to Asia.
Medical tourism to Jordan is expanding, according to the Private Hospital Association, with Middle East turmoil becoming increasingly lucrative to the Kingdom.
Yemen's Supreme Committee on Crude Oil Marketing has approved the crude oil sales for the Republic for December 2012.
The Egyptian government is still keen on reconciliation with businesses that were corrupt during the Mubarak era, but the processes is being stalled by continuous change in cabinets.
A wave of alert follows the announcement that a Chinese steel freight will be sold for around EGP 700-800 less than Egyptian steel.
7 تشرين الأول/أكتوبر 2012
As the body's general secretary assumes his former post, Safwat El-Nahas says the reasons that President Morsi replaced him on Thursday remain a mystery.
Over 600,000 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage, in what is a massive boost to the Kingdom's economy, as a well as a spiritual event, providing three per cent of the GDP.
Profits at Arab banks are looking ser to reach a net profit of $38 billion by the end of 2012 financial year, registering a three per cent increase from 2011.
As the fallout of the rial currency crisis continues in Iran, the US has accused the Islamic Republic of jamming US-sponsored broadcasts in the GCC and the Middle East.
Investment in oil in the MENA region is expected to top $740 billion over the next five years, lead by Saudi Arabia.
Thousands of workers at a Foxconn plant in China have reportedly been on strike over working conditions. The plant where the iPhone is made has struggled with labour rights and has seen a spate of suicides over recent years, along with allegations of the mistreatment of staff.
The construction industry in Lebanon is struggling, as part of a wider economy that is being buffeted by the Eurozone and the overspilling of the Syrian conflict, shown by cement deliveries slowing down.