May 5, 2013
A report published recently in this paper on the Kingdom’s decision to stop producing wheat locally and depend on imports mirrors the regional issue of food security and the need to tackle it on that level.
Scams are a growing business. It is estimated that scammers make off with $2.92 billion from Americans and 3.5 billion pounds from Britons every year.
May 2, 2013
IMF officials are awaiting updated figures from Egypt in order to re-assess the viability of the proposed $4.8 billion loan.
Despite threat of violence, as Syria's civil war heads closer to Damascus investors are heading back to Lebanon to find cheap deals on the bourse.
Western sanctions on Iran, the most severe it's ever faced, are biting deeper than ever, U.S. statistics indicate, with Iranian oil exports tumbling to a 26-year low only weeks before a presidential election.
The “Made in the UAE” label is starting to stick in the global pharmaceutical industry.
Middle East carriers experienced the strongest traffic growth for any region in March at 15.6 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest statistics released by IATA.
Education is a major expense in the UAE with one in five families spending more than 30 per cent of their monthly household budget on school fees, a new school survey has revealed.
May 1, 2013
New figures released by Egypt's statistics agency reveal sharp decline in work-related accidents in 2011; experts, however, question data's veracity.
Lebanon will take a holiday Wednesday to mark Labor Day, but many of the workers who are being celebrated will turn up to their jobs as usual to keep money in their pockets and food on the table.
As many as 89 per cent of Middle Eastern businesses are planning to increase or maintain headcount this year, a report said, highlighting a strong emphasis on recruitment in sales and marketing departments.
Despite negative perceptions about property ownership in North Cyprus, there has been an increase in the number of Middle East investors acquiring property in the area,
While more than 80 countries celebrate International Labor Day Wednesday, for workers in factories, farms and building sites throughout Lebanon, it will be just another day of coping with the unregulated daily dangers associated with their trade.
Lebanon Tuesday officially launched the first oil and gas licensing round as officials warned that any delay in issuing the decrees by any new Cabinet could postpone the offshore drilling and exploration in the east Mediterranean.
April 30, 2013
Despite the promise of a new society following the January 25 revolution, industrial action has doubled compared to 2010, according to a new report.