April 18, 2013
After months of sectarian violence aimed at Rohingya Muslims in Burma and Saudi Arabia offering aid, has the austere Kingdom forskaen them for oil money?
Gold retailers in flashy Dubai are worried over a slowdown in the supply of the precious metal.
Ahead of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, the IMF has released its latest World Economic Outlook and the news remains gloomy.
Iran’s economy should emerge from a recession caused by international sanctions over its disputed nuclear programme, but not until 2014, a year later than previously forecast, according to the IMF.
April 17, 2013
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Jordan’s economy to grow by 3.3 per cent this year and to expand by 3.5 per cent in 2014.
Expat workers in the Middle East, particularly in the Gulf, are among the most likely group to become victims of human trafficking, according to a new report from the ILO.
A Lack of support among the Egyptian opposition may delay the long-awaited $4.8 billion loan, which requires consensus among political and social groups.
Agricultural products from war-ravaged Syria are flooding the Lebanese market, north Lebanon farmers said Monday, threatening to take matters into their own hands if the government fails to protect local agriculture.
Residents in the UAE have some of the highest energy consumption in the world, but other Gulf states surge ahead.
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) has cut its global growth forecast, but remains optimistic that growth will return.
April 16, 2013
Ambitious plans to increase renewables in Morocco's energy mix have taken another step closer to completion, following the announcement that Africa's second-largest wind farm is to be built in the south of the country.
The UAE's energy landscape, traditionally based on oil and gas, is receive a green-boost when a solar energy plant comes on stream.
The region’s high-net-worth individuals who are looking for alternative property investments outside Greek Cyprus are warned against moving their capital to neighboring Mediterranean real estate markets.
April 15, 2013
Britain says there are no plans to expedite return of frozen Mubarak regime assets without satisfying standard legal procedures
A new study from the International Organisation of Migration reveals that many Tunisians are heading to their southeastern neighbor, Libya, in search of work, which remains elusive more than two years after the revolution.