September 27, 2012
With recent difficulties between Lebanon and the Gulf states, tourism chiefs are fearing that a significant blow to the economy.
The global economic slowdown is reaching Dubai, an economic powerhouse of the Middle East, with major European and US investment banks retreating from the markets by slashing staffing.
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade, warns the health of global trade relations is in an increasingly perilous state as the continuing global economic decline saps the lifeblood from international commerce.
Cannabis farmers in the Baalbek-Hermel area are doubtful that the government's initiative to allocate LL45 billion annually for five years to support the planting of sugar beet
PepPepsiCo Inc., the world's second largest food and beverage corporation, announced this month that it has appointed a new president, Zein Abdalla, who hails from Sudan.
Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde has said that women cannot have it all when it comes to juggling career and family life.
Publishing house Condé Nast International, known worldwide for its titles — Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, Tatler and The New Yorker, among others — has finally decided to enter the market here with the Vogue Café and coffee lounge.
September 26, 2012
There is a need to change the Arab workforce's mindset to make them more productive, according to a Jordan-based regional training consultant.
Saudi Arabia has become one of the fastest growing IT markets in the Middle East region and is set to account for around 50 per cent of the GCC region’s total ICT investments by the end of 2012.
The Sudanese government has revealed that is struggling to implement budget cuts as it seeks to deal with a contracting economy.
Shopping in the Middle East and around the world is set to become more sophisticated as an increasing number of international retailers sell their products online.
If a draft law introducing higher salaries for different public sector workers is implemented inflation would rocket to 10 percent, Lebanon's economic committee warned on Tuesday.
Bahrain's Labour Minister claimed that a quarter of youth in the Middle East will be unemployed by 2017, double the global average.
September 25, 2012
A project rail boom within the transport sector in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) is expected to materialise in the next three years as the region allocates more than $250 billion worth of investments in various rail project
London Metropolitan University has been given a reprieve by the UK High Court, allowing students to continue their studies after action taken by the UK Border Agency removed the university's status to issue visas for non-EU nationals.