December 8, 2013
After cleaning the grave and collecting his compensation, he rushes back to a football game being played between the graves.
Lebanon is looking to import liquefied natural gas to cut the country's energy costs in upcoming years.
In 2008, the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank suffered a spectacular collapse. How it pulled itself out of the quagmire of bad loans and high risk investments is a lesson for financial institutions everywhere.
December 7, 2013
The report unveiled by the Arab Thought Foundation on "Enabling Job Creation in the Arab World," followed an extensive survey undertaken across the region.
December 5, 2013
Egyptian business activity returned to growth in November, putting an end to a 13-month downturn as the country moves towards a constitutional referendum and elections, a survey showed on Wednesday
Emiratisation quotas won’t help boost the number of Emiratis in the labour market, a leading Oxford-based professor has warned.
A region-wide bankruptcy protection law may help regional Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) development, says the region's leading economists.
Just how much money are Middle Eastern small businesses leaving on the table?
December 4, 2013
Framed by the three-pronged credo fostering sustainability, mobility, and opportunity, Dubai had clearly placed green principles firmly at the heart of its bid to host the World Expo 2020.
e-SERVICES is trending in the region, and Kuwait is not lagging far behind.
No sun on MENA's economic horizon? How today's political turmoil is crushing region's future edge in the global economy
Political turmoil in the Middle East has had mixed results on the region's economy, but as such turmoil continues, MENA's future economic prospects and competitiveness in the global arena are deteriorating.
But amid investors’ fears of another property ‘bubble’ in the emirate ahead of the Expo 2020 exhibition, experts point to other cities in the region that have potentially lucrative, underexposed housing markets.
It’s claimed that the army has control over as much as 40% of the Egyptian economy. It owns football grounds and restaurants and provides services such as managing petrol stations.
December 3, 2013
In the three years since he bought Oceanco from Greek shipping magnate Theodore Angelopoulos for an undisclosed sum, Al Barwani has helped make the company into one of the world's most reputable luxury-boat makers.
Working in neighbouring Saudi Arabia has been a way for Yemenis to escape their country’s chronic unemployment; more than half of Yemenis aged 18 to 24 are unemployed.