April 21, 2013
As protests flare up across Bahrain and fears grow for human rights abuses, top officials are trying to regain the upper-hand to discuss the economic benefits.
The real estate sector in Bahrain has ‘bottomed out’ in terms of rental rates and sale prices during the first quarter, according to new research.
Central Bank of Egypt Governor Hesham Ramez said Egypt has not yet received a Qatari deposit of US$3 billion intended for buying bonds.
UAE, a major oil-producing country, is spearheading a number of renewable energy project in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
April 18, 2013
With Egypt's economy struggling and the cost of living increasing, Alexandria's fishermen are feeling the strain.
Just days after the ILO revealed that the MENA region is the world's hotspot for human trafficking the UAE has announced new laws to deal with the crime and safeguard victims.
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.