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Flexible payment methods have facilitated this increase, upholds Zamzam, drawing attention to online payments and door-to-door donor collection facilities.
July 28, 2014 - 04:01 GMT
Egyptian charities, it seems, have not escaped the ramifications of the economic crisis triggered by the January 25 Revolution in 2011

April 17, 2013

Inflation on the rise in Saudi Arabia
09:23 GMT

Inflation in Saudi Arabia rose by 3.9 per cent in March compared to the same month the previous year

As protests continue in the run up to the Formula One, new figures show that the event has generated $1.3 billion for Bahrain (MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)
09:01 GMT

As protests increase in the run up to the Bahrain Gran Prix, new figures show that the race has generated $1.3 billion for the small island nation in the nine years since it first hosted the race.

During the visit
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Ministry of Finance received a delegation from the Ajman Department of Finance.

The IMF has slashed its growth forecast for Egypt
03:47 GMT

The International Monetary Fund cut its 2013 growth forecast for the Egyptian economy to 2 percent in its April 2013 World Economic Outlook report, down from the 3 percent initially predicted last October.

April 16, 2013

A new report has urged for a quicker implementation of the GCC customs union
13:58 GMT

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states need to involve their private sectors in the activation of the customs union, said a GCC report issued on Monday.

HE Hamad Buamim
11:43 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be actively participating in the International Chambers of Commerce’s World Chambers Federation 8th World Chambers Congress in Doha.

Egypt's IMF deal remains on hold
10:43 GMT

A team from the International Monetary Fund concluded a two week visit to Egypt on Monday without signing a deal on a much-anticipated $4.8 billion loan, but the international lender said progress with Egypt was achieved.

Tunisia and the IMF are due to finalize a $1.78 billion precautionary loan
08:20 GMT

Tunisia and the International Monetary Fund have reached an agreement on a $1.78 billion loan to the north African country, due to be announced on Tuesday.

April 15, 2013

Mohammad Bushanain, Executive Director, Corporate Quality & Management Excellence at DED
09:28 GMT

Dubai’s efforts to bring businesses on a service excellence platform has seen a big leap in customer service standards in the emirate’s retail sector, according to a study conducted by (DED) in Dubai.

The IMF meeting Egypt's opposition figures is straining relations between parliament and the Shura council
03:59 GMT

Meetings between the International Monetary Fund delegation and Egyptian opposition leaders and civil society organizations have caused confusion and tension within the government, according to parliamentary and government sources.

April 14, 2013

Ratings agency Fitch saw Qatar's decision to provide Egypt with more financial aid  “as a positive sign of things to come”. (STR / AFP)
12:41 GMT

Global ratings agency Fitch Ratings called Qatar’s decision to provide Egypt with an additional $3bn in aid “as a positive sign of things to come”.

A team from the IMF met opposition figures in Egypt on Saturday
10:27 GMT

A delegation from the International Monetary Fund met opposition figures Mohamed El Baradei and Hamdeen Sabbahi, as well as with representatives of the Salafi-oriented Nour Party on saturday, according to state-backed media.

DED with Andorra delegation
08:18 GMT

Department of Economic Development in Dubai as part of exploring avenues for closer bilateral ties, especially in investment, tourism and trade.

April 11, 2013

Egypt and Libya have finalized a $2 billion loan agreement
14:14 GMT

Egypt and Libya finalized a US$2 billion loan agreement Wednesday evening to shore up the Egyptian economy and foreign reserves.

Jordan and the IMF have a greed the second funding tranche for the country's beleaguered economy
11:25 GMT

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) executive council has agreed to dispense the second tranche of its loan agreement, worth $385 million.