June 18, 2014
With the Egyptian Cabinet sworn in earlyTuesday, many of the economic team remained familiar.
June 17, 2014
Post-sanctions Iran for dummies: what foreign oil and gas companies re-rentering the country should keep in mind
Oil and gas companies must safeguard against bribery and sanctions risks as they prepare for re-entry into the Iranian energy industry later this month, according to top industry regulators.
From discontent to complete burnout: half of the Middle East's financial professionals are job hunting
When asked about their employer of choice, just over a third of respondents (34 per cent) said they didn’t have one
The current crisis is far more serious since it threatens Iraq’s oil production and very existence as a state.
June 16, 2014
“Keep calm. There’s no bubble”, proclaimed a giant poster on a 40-storey building overlooking a Dubai highway, advertising a property finding portal late last year.
There is no reason for a nation to perform well in football when it is suffering from an institutional failure in every other sector.
June 15, 2014
Bureaucracy, complicated investment legislation, and administration corruption are the main stumbling blocks to economic reform.
The region’s wealthy population witnessed the largest growth in the world last year, increasing by 15.3 per cent to 5,300.
Many expatriates suffer from lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Many wait until their annual vacations to avail of cheaper health-care services and medicines back home.
June 12, 2014
Perfect reasoning! New study reveals that watching World Cup games with colleagues improves workplace team spirit
With the World Cup just days away, new global research shows that watching the big match with colleagues is beneficial, leading to increased camaraderie and team spirit in the workplace.
The Saudi government embarked upon an aggressive 10-year spending program five years ago.
June 11, 2014
Businesses in the region have the potential to increase their bottom lines by tapping into the younger Arab generation that are now undergoing a transformation and aspiring to make lives better.
With the end of banking confidentiality, many Israelis are fleeing the long arm of the Israel Tax Authority to the tax haven of Dubai, which has no bank reporting.
Baghdad repeated that it would sue the Turkish government and that the Turkish state owned pipeline operator Botas for facilitating the sale of the crude
Trade flows are an excellent proxy to measure the dynamics of the Sino-Gulf connection and the most recent data on exports and imports released by GCC countries confirm that the connection is growing stronger very rapidly.