December 7, 2014
"Authorities in the Islamic Republic have long had an embattled relationship with the online space."
December 4, 2014
Superyachts in the UAE have caught a wave of fresh interest over the last year from residents of the Arabian Gulf, Russian and European tourists.
“What one administrator earns in a month is more than what an instructor earns in a year.”
The American Muslim market's unique opportunity is put in context of a fast growing global Islamic/Muslim lifestyle economy representing $2 trillion in consumption (2013).
Despite a recent agreement to improve their situation, activist pressure is set to continue as many controversial issues remain in place.
The Islamic banking industry is being hampered by low profits and "mediocre" customer satisfaction despite impressive growth.
The year 2014 was marked by a number of potentially historic technological innovations.
December 3, 2014
Turkey is among the poorest countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Presently, the two-way trade is estimated at less than $4 billion, up from $700 million a decade ago, a healthy fivefold growth.
Farmers are expecting further deterioration to the agriculture sector following a decision by Syrian authorities over a week ago to halt the import of Lebanese produce.
December 2, 2014
The negative outlook for oil prices for the Gulf states should be placed firmly in the context of geopolitical and technical reality
A bonanza is in store for the banking industry in Jordan after the dust settles in Iraq and Syria, according to a top banker.
The Turkish banking sector is inexpensive at just above one times price/book value due to the macro risks and consumer credit losses.
Plunging stock markets in the Gulf show investors are panicking about the prospect of $70 oil next year.
December 1, 2014
At this point, the outlook for 2015 is all good news.