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“The recent fall in the oil price is also a warning that the region cannot be over-reliant on energy resources for GDP growth."
January 25, 2015 - 04:55 GMT
The proposed Arab Stabilisation Plan, ASP, would build a regional framework to promote infrastructure investment and create jobs.

October 3, 2012

Mashreq staff
11:06 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, announced a strategic partnership with leading retail franchise operator, M.H. Alshaya Co. to offer INSTANT redemption of points at more than 400 Alshaya operated retail outlets across the UAE.

Rice is to be exported from Egypt after a ban is lifted
10:48 GMT

Egypt will resume exporting rice following a four-year ban, Hatem Saleh, Egyptian minister of industry and foreign trade, has announced.

Department of Municipal Affairs
10:31 GMT

The legal affairs at DMA organized a workshop about the contract management.

Women’s Medical Day
08:20 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal held a Women’s health day.

October 2, 2012

Stock market woes in Egypt as fears grow over the currency and military action in Syria
14:30 GMT

Egypt's stock market saw one of its worst trading days for a month as a series of disputed statements involving the Egyptian currency and potential military action in Syria sent investors running for the exits.

Exports from Turkey increased in September
11:15 GMT

Exports from exports rose 7.4 per cent in September when compared to August, according to figures collected by the Turkish Exporters Assembly.

During the meeting
09:43 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) finalized the training policy within the DMA and the Emirate’s Municipalities, Abu Dhabi City, Al Ain City & the Western Region.

During the event
09:02 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment recently invited all its employees to the second quarterly meeting with H.E. Ahmad Bin Humaidan, Director-General of Dubai eGovernment at its headquarters in HH Dubai Ruler’s Court.

Plans are afoot to forge closer ties between Jordan and Bahrain
08:50 GMT

Bahrain's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) boss has said that he wants to forge closer ties between the private sectors in Bahrain and Jordan.

Engineer Saad Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports
08:24 GMT

Dubai Exports led a delegation of flagship UAE companies and potential exporters to the III ASPA CEO Summit, held in Lima.

Iran's currency, The Riyal, has nosedived, as sanctions take effect
06:32 GMT

The Iranian Riyal nosedives to record lows during trading on Monday, as sanctions for the islamic Republics nuclear ambition begin to hit. This drops follows a month-long sell-off as investors seek safer bets.

The trade deficit in Lebanon increased as fears for the economy grow
05:36 GMT

Lebanon's trade deficit widen to 19 per cent year-on-year, as fears for the economy grow.

October 1, 2012

After unrest in Yemen, the USA is granting a million-dollar aid package  to assist with development
14:47 GMT

Yemen and US Agency for International Development (USAID) signed here on Sunday an agreement of $180 million to support the development of the areas affected by the war against terrorism in Abyan province.

Turkey has agreed an $1billion loan for Egypt during Morsi's visit
08:44 GMT

Turkey has agreed a $1 billion loan for Egypt during President Mohamed Morsi's visit to the country, the state-run MENA news agency reported on Sunday.

Dubai World Central
06:48 GMT
(press release)

Dubai World Central is gearing up to showcase major investment opportunities during its participation at Cityscape Global 2012.