April 17, 2013
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.
Private sector employees in Bahrain could actually lose holiday days, despite changes to the law that increased people's annual leave to 30 days, a report said.
There are no further plans regarding an oil pipeline to Egypt from Iraq, despite agreements between the two to increase the pipeline, according to the Iraqi embassy in Egypt.
Trade between the six GCC states and Germany more than doubled in the last decade, according to a leading banking chief.
Energy efficient methods for water desalination are increasingly being adopted in Oman, which authorities hope is reducing energy bills for the Sultanate.
April 14, 2013
Following a meeting with an IMF delegation, Egypt's left-wing have denounced the proposed $4.8 billion loan, saying it shouldn't harm the poor and not interfere in domestic politics.