December 17, 2014
From travel guides to shopping portals, new Internet ventures aim to capitalise on the growing "Muslim lifestyle" market.
Here is a look at three of the Middle East’s most affected economies – some of which are already on the brink of a serious crisis.
Developing countries in Asia - particularly China and India - are rapidly becoming the biggest trading partners with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries ahead of other regions
Matein Khalid warns on the effects of a strengthening US dollar to other currencies
December 16, 2014
Betting on the counterintuitive? Understanding Saudi Arabia's logic, or lack thereof, behind not cutting oil output
The world assumed that, despite a surge in US shale oil, Saudi Arabia world cut output to keep prices above $100 Brent.
Businesses and organisations in the Middle are failing to create professionals equipped with the necessary skills to head industry.
December 15, 2014
Every year, nearly 250,000 students from the Mena flock to universities overseas to pursue higher education.
December 14, 2014
Following repeated delays, it was generally understood that full completion of the project would take place in 2015.
Thw carnage continues! Markets are in free fall
“There has not been a full return to pre-global financial crisis premium traffic share."
December 12, 2014
Appreciating three-star hotels: Dubai steps in to address its unhealthy obsession with luxury hotels
A company owned by Dubai’s government plans to open four hotels in the emirate next year to expand the supply of mid-priced rooms in a market dominated by luxury accommodation.
December 11, 2014
The gap between rich and poor in Turkey is at the second highest level among Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member countries,
“If you master salary negotiation, you can get a sneak peek into what your employer’s “reservation price” is and use it to your advantage.”
Middle Eastern nationalities, along with the Chinese, are the top takers for St. Kitts and Nevis’ citizenship by investment program, an industry source told Gulf Business.
December 10, 2014
Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are the only Gulf countries where the sale and consumption of alcohol is totally banned.