The debate about the resurgence of the MENA region will take centre stage today at the Emirates Stadium as institutional investors from 27 countries with aggregate assets under management in excess of $8 trillion come togehther.
September 15, 2014
Forbes Middle East has unveiled its coveted 2014 ranking of The 200 Most Powerful Arab Women.
Only a week after hosting the ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Ankara struck back at criticism of government Internet policies with full force.
Apple realises that a one-size-fits-all formula will not succeed in the watch segment, and with this in mind, the Apple Watch is extremely customisable,
A Saudi plan to create an industrial city in the desert, an idea borrowed from China, is now wooing Chinese investors to set up plants there.
They are treading a fine line, having to reconcile the fact that their businesses mostly depend on conventional banking practices - interest payments, and to some degree monetary speculation - which Islamic principles forbid.
September 14, 2014
Saudi Arabia and Oman based companies gave the highest salary increase projection among GCC countries.
Lebanon’s leading businesses and bankers warned Friday that the country could further face further economic deterioration if the president of the republic is not elected soon.
espite being on the brink of ruin, Misrata has become an entrepreneurial phoenix rising out of the ashes and is an example of the vast potential Libya holds as it slowly begins to open up economically to the world.
The drop in oil prices to their lowest in two years has caught many observers off guard, coming against a backdrop of the worst violence in Iraq this decade, heightened tensions between the West and Russia, and sanctions against Iran.
September 12, 2014
A piece of cake? Egypt's 'baseeta' e-service for completing government documents gains popularity despite legality concerns
The service aims to help Egyptians to extract or renew governmental documents including ID cards, passports, marriage documents and death certificates.
September 11, 2014
If you could pick the worst set of circumstances in which to start up a giant, export-oriented oil refinery, you might well have them right now.
Even with the rapid expansion of Islamic State and its need to pay a larger number of recruits, the group could still make an estimated $100-$200 million surplus this year, given the amount of money it is making.
The Turkish government has created an elite class of businesses that enjoy unfair advantages over their rivals despite being allegedly being involved in corruption, as well as negligence causing fatal accidents, observers argue.
September 10, 2014
Time to invest closer to home? Why the GCC countries are urged to pump their money into an Arab 'Marshal Plan'
A post-World War II US initiative, the Marshall plan helped revive Europe's shattered economy and bring long-term stability to the continent.