March 6, 2014
Bahrain is ready to "re-assert itself" as a "regional powerhouse" in the oil and gas sector.
Real estate data for Kuwait in January show sales rising by 24 per cent y/y to KWD 315 million. In its latest Economic Updated, NBK said sales fell in m/m terms, but only after a very strong December.
The strategy for transforming Dubai into a smart city was rolled out yesterday in the presence of Shaikh Mohammad and Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
“Around 34 percent of the youths are jobless while they constitute 66 percent of total unemployed in Lebanon,” he said.
For the first time official data reveals the Middle East's facebook and twitter trends, expect the unexpected!
Facebook has published data related to the Middle East and North Africa region for the first time
March 5, 2014
The list of the top ten highest salaries in the UAE reveals that they are not as high as they once were
When it comes to salaries: the Expo 2020 effect in Dubai “hasn’t yet kicked in” added Clayton.
Saudi tourists are becoming a game-changer in Dubai's tourism sector.
GCC's growing education sector is set to face a manpower gap of 200,000 by 2015.
Coca-Cola pledged $500 million to Egypt over the next three years earlier this week.
Around 57,000 educators need to be hired in the UAE by 2015 to fill the current manpower gap in the education sector.
March 4, 2014
GCC is set to outpace all other regions globally between 2012 and 2032 in air passenger and air cargo traffic.
GCC nationals are rushing to buy real estate in Oman.
In the GCC, economic growth will remain firm overall in 2014 despite gradual decline in oil prices.
Middle East fund managers are highly reluctant to raise their equity allocations in Turkey due to the political turmoil and currency volatility
With some governorates having no rice for distribution for many months in a row, Abdel Khalek suggested that Egyptians begin making mahshy, the rice-stuffed vegetable dish, with the orzo-like pasta, lissan asfor (sparrow’s tongue in Arabic), instead of rice. He proposed distributing pasta to make up for the food programme’s inability to secure and distribute rice.