July 16, 2014
A two-way street: an inside look into the monumental losses brought to the US economy due to Iranian sanctions
The new report "Losing Billions – The Cost of Iran Sanctions to the U.S. Economy" reveals that between 1995 and 2012, the U.S. sacrificed at least $135 billion and as much as $175 billion in potential export revenue to Iran.
Annual rates in Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah remained stable with nominal increases of two and one per cent respectively.
This will prove beneficial for the overall economy, creating more jobs, which in turn that will help future generations of fresh graduates to find employment.”
July 15, 2014
Going after their daily bread: is Egypt's food subsidy reform all about getting Egyptians to eat less bread?
The government is trying to create incentives for people to consume less than their ration of bread to reduce spending on wheat.
How Egypt plans to deal with $20 billion worth of arbitration cases brought by foreign investors against it
Government seeking to settle some 22 investment disputes against Egypt pending before international arbitration “amicably” in order to avoid fines estimated at $20bn
The research surveyed stakeholders in family businesses with a 2012 turnover and family net worth in excess of $100 million.
July 14, 2014
Despite Lebanon’s increasingly unstable political situation, students from around the globe seek its universities, eager to immerse themselves in Arab culture and the Arabic language.
Putting things in perspective: how many apartments in the Middle East can Ronaldo buy with his World Cup salary?
For the amount that Ronaldo will earn for playing in the tournament, you could purchase a whole settlement of houses in Africa.
The state’s overhaul of the migration and asylum system is an excellent case study of how reform is centrally controlled in the kingdom.
The government’s delay in reimbursing foreign partners threatens Egypt’s gas production as it will lead to a decline in production until 2018
The segment also played an important role in maintaining a social balance between the upper and lower classes.
Lebanon will once again postpone the gas auction which was scheduled for Aug. 10 as some ministers expressed their dissatisfaction over the state’s share stated in the decrees
July 13, 2014
World's top crude consumer, the United States, is now the world's top producer too, overtaking Russia and the OPEC kingdom Saudi Arabia.
Reconsidering the fork and knife hegemony: how cultural intelligence can land you the job of your dreams
In an increasingly globalised economy, understanding how to deal with others is vital.
What political 'sensitivity'? How Turkey, Cyprus, and Egypt are playing an intense round of tug of war over Israeli gas
The problem with the Turkish deal is twofold: the delicate political relationship between Israel and Turkey, and the handling of the negotiations on the parts of the corporate bodies in Turkey.