March 3, 2013
A report by Kuwait Finance House (KFH) highlights the education sector as one of the focus areas for GCC governments with a growing share of spending being channelled to build new schools, colleges, and universities.
February 28, 2013
Libya could generate approximately five times the amount of energy from solar power than it currently produces in crude oil, research by the UK's Nottingham Trent University shows.
The Moroccan industrial sector continues to look healthy, with continued foreign direct investment, according to leading business leaders.
The UAE’s export growth is expected to remain solid and the gross domestic product, or GDP, growth is forecast to pick up in 2013-14.
As thousands took to the streets of Beirut yesterday to demand action on the long-debated increase in public sector pay rises, Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati urged protesters to remain patient as the government discuss the matter.
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The UAE has over the years has established itself as one of the most coveted tourism destinations in the world. Looking beyond just oil, the country has successfully managed to set up a strong economy based on tourism.
February 27, 2013
Dubai is working hard to bring the World Expo 2020 to its shores, to show off the best the Emirate has to offer to the world as it plans to build a new city for the event.
If Lebanon's government pushes through the long-debated public sector pay rise, it could fuel higher inflation, higher budget deficits, economic stagnation, economists have warned.
Egypt is set to increases taxes and reduces government subsidies as part of plan to reduce a spiraling budget deficit and to woo the International Monetary Fund.
As the world awaits the outcome of nuclear talks in Iran, Iran has created a plan B for nuclear weapons capacity in a second plant, satellite images indicate.
As the economic crisis in Egypt deepens, the post-revolution country is continuing to struggle with unemployment.
The Institute of International Finance estimated that Lebanon’s GDP growth fell to 0.8 percent in 2012, down from 1.8 percent in 2011, saying the decline highlighted the need for a stable political environment and structural reform.
February 26, 2013
The passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport surged 14.6 per cent in January to hit a record 5.56 million compared to 4.85 million during the same period last year, as the wider regions sees a dip in tourist numbers.
Egypt has unveiled a raft of measures as part of an economic reform programme, designed to finally clinch the $4.8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund.