April 24, 2014
Small and medium businesses (SMEs) play a vital role in the UAE's economy. Giving them easy access to finance may help boost the UAE's economy, according to a report.
The decline of the GCC's cruise sector may have been down to the Arab Spring and economic downturn, but is now floating upwards, due to major redevelopment in the industry.
As the media speculates about Dubai's real estate industry, affordable housing vs profits is the debate in the limelight.
Political uncertainty, the neighboring Syrian conflict and security issues were a few reasons given by the World Bank on Wednesday in regards to Lebanon's economic challenges.
Damned or courageous? An inside look into Ethiopia's decision to thwart and build Nile dam all by itself
Egypt, which has claimed exclusive right to control the river’s waters for generations, is fuming. Cairo worries the dam will reduce the flow on which it has depended for drinking water and irrigation for thousands of years.
Best Choice Real Estate Development, a leading Saudi Arabian real estate investment and development firm based in Riyadh, has said that many investors from the GCC region are now keen on purchasing high-value overseas properties based on the number of inquiries it has been receiving.
April 23, 2014
For example, Google Street View-cars are coming to the Middle East, with Dubai being the first city in the region to have street views added to Google’s online mapping service. Some members of the public have already spotted them. Have you?
The Grand Midwest Tower will be getting a makeover in preparation for World Expo 2020, which is expected to welcome millions of tourists.
It can be a tough choice, but sometimes, one is easier than the other. Renting or buying have their pros and cons but how do they benefit each other?
April 22, 2014
This can again be linked to the fight-or-flight response: imagine the feeling of being watched, unable to know whether you’re being recorded, filmed, or investigated.
While food imports are high in GCC states, agriculture is low, creating a dependancy on foreign countries.
Huge potential: The Kingdom's health insurance market could be the biggest in the region according to a medical insurance health insurance expert.
It may be a promising year ahead for GCC states with the rise in economic growth in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.
April 21, 2014
Saudi Arabia is planning to invest $109 billion in its solar energy sector by 2032, which will provide a third of the country's overall energy requirement by that time.
Islamic finance is increasingly labeled as the future of finance, but the sukuk market largely remains outside of mainstream markets globally.