January 18, 2015
Stock markets in the GCC have had a rough few weeks, following the recent drop in oil prices.
Education in Egypt has been further dented by the unrest that has engulfed the country since the start of the Arab Spring in January 2011.
January 17, 2015
Saudi Arabia's housing ministry is moving to tax undeveloped land, official media quoted the housing minister as saying, in a policy that could help to end a shortage of homes and spur economic growth.
January 14, 2015
New research has found that it is cheaper to buy properties in certain areas of Dubai as compared to renting them.
Before everything gets out of control, here are 10 money-saving tips to consider for 2015, as suggested by financial advisors in the UAE.
The interviewee sees the plummeting prices a factor to force the American leadership to become diplomatically more active and negotiate with OPEC and other producers.
January 13, 2015
The UAE is a country of “fantasy weekenders”, more prone to staying at home and making exaggerated claims later, according to research released by Hilton.
Tough foreign competition in the London commercial property market is forcing local investors to invest in regional cities in order to tap rising rents there.
The successful roll-out so far of a new "smart card" system to distribute subsidised bread has been a major achievement for Egypt's government,
January 12, 2015
Relentlessly bullish and upbeat the Dubai Government shows no sign yet of reigning back its ambitious expansion plans in the wake of the collapse in oil prices to below $50.
A decision by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to abandon plans to adopt a unified contract for domestic workers increases pressure on Qatar to significantly revamp its controversial labour regime.
Saudi Arabia and UAE can last a while: why there isn't really an end in sight to the oil price plunge
A long battle is in hand and stakeholders are preparing and positioning themselves.
Big savings: the expected benefits and unexpected costs of the oil price slump on the Lebanese economy
The falling price of oil has a positive effect on the real economy, as well as a set of negative consequences, which have plagued Lebanon’s economy since early 2011.
The regional oil and gas companies are being asked by governments to reduce their heavy dependence on expatriates, yet they find themselves faced with a shortfall in qualified nationals with which to replace them.
January 11, 2015
A number of economic experts have warned about the rising number of fake Saudization cases because of loopholes in the Nitaqat program.