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The KSE was able to compensate some of its previous weeks' losses
Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended last week in the green zone. The Price Index closed at 6,577.81 points, up by 5.58 percent from the week before closing, the Weighted Index increased by 5.95 percent after closing at 441.59 points, whereas the KSX-15 Index closed 1,069.99 points up by 7.19 percen

October 14, 2012

Community Development Authority
06:51 GMT
(press release)

The Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai is participating in GITEX 2012, the premier technology exhibition and conference in the Middle East, under the Dubai e-Government umbrella.

Department of Municipal Affairs
06:45 GMT

A delegation of the Department of Municipal Affairs attended the European Foundation for Quality Management Forum 2012 EFQM in Brussels.

Dubai World Central
06:31 GMT
(press release)

DWC’s state-of-the-art aviation and logistics facilities and groundbreaking multi-modal infrastructure among key presentation highlights.

DED Public services App
06:26 GMT

The Department of Economic Development, DED, in Dubai is showcasing its latest technology innovations and eServices for customers at the Gitex Technology Week 2012.

Saudi showing its financial might in the region by adding to World Bank fund for Arab Spring economies
06:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia has pledged $25 million to a World Bank “transition fund” that aims to ease the economic situation in nations affected by the Arab Spring, the Kingdom has announced.

His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
05:38 GMT

Dubai Exports has been shortlisted for the prestigious International Trade Centre Trade Promotion Organisations Network Awards of the World Trade Organisation for the second consecutive time.

October 11, 2012

Egypt's finance watchdog will have the power to take people to court
13:26 GMT

Under new decree, those keeping tabs on Egypt's state spending will have the right to refer lawbreakers directly to prosecution, according to the Justice Minister.

Yemen is send a delegation to the IMF/World Bank annual meeting being held this weekend
12:33 GMT

Yemen is to send a delegation to the annual IMF/World Bank meeting being held in Tokyo, Japan, this weekend.

During the meeting
11:29 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a roundtable discussion for the transport and logistics sectors at its head office.

Will Saudi Arabia be able to weather the economic storm?
09:23 GMT

Saudi Arabia is prepared to weather the economic storm, should the continuing global financial crisis laps at the shore of the Kingdom.

Just hot developed is the UAE?
09:06 GMT

Economic success in a nation can only be gaged through notions of 'human development', a system designed by Amartya Sen to highlight the real development through non-economic factors.

Does WEF show Jordan is stable?
08:28 GMT

Holding the World Economic at the Dead Sea in Jordan shows that the country is "stable" and has is secure, despite worries over economic reform in the Kingdom

October 10, 2012

Inflation easing in Egypt
11:18 GMT

Inflation in Egypt has eased to 6.3 per cent as the economy remains sluggish despite government attempts to boost confidence

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
10:25 GMT

The DED in Dubai has announced it is fully prepared to implement the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum to extend ‘Eid in Dubai’ festivities to two weeks.

The IMF claims Jordan's economy will grow this year and continue to for the next five years
10:13 GMT

The International Monetary Fund has said that Jordan's economy will grow by three per cent in in 2012, with the growth continuing for the next five years, although some wonder where this growth will come from as the global economy shrinks.