October 15, 2014
Hundreds of migrant workers in the UAE face dire conditions and are being denied days off and overtime benefits, according to an XPRESS investigation.
A lawmaker in Kuwait has insisted that expats in "unskilled and semi-skilled" occupations should only be allowed to reside in Kuwait until the age of 50.
Saudis love using their phones! The kingdom's market is the largest in the Middle East with 53 million subscriptions in 2013 alone.
October 14, 2014
His comments underlined the obstacles still faced by many economies in the region three years after the Arab Spring.
Around 53 per cent of the Mena region's population subscribed to a mobile phone in 2013. This year, that number got even higher.
It's a roller coaster ride! MENA has great theme parks but no appropriate hotels to go with them. Why?
With around 45 theme park attractions and waterparks across the GCC, there's no shortage of these entertainment centres. However, hotels and adequate lodging are lacking according to a recent report.
Not Iraq, not Iran: when it comes to oil rivalry Saudi Arabia's biggest contender is right next door
Last week, Saudi Arabia sharply cut its official oil prices for Asian customers in November, in the clearest sign yet that it is competing harder for crude market share.
After the success of Dubai Metro, now the Dubai Tram project could further change the dynamics of the real estate sector,
October 13, 2014
The global ratings agency said banking credit stock in the GCC is also expected to climb by around 10 in 2014 and 2015.
A long-anticipated fundamental shift in the market may now be under way, ending a four-year stretch when $100-plus prices were the norm
October 12, 2014
Beyond the walls of a palace outside Casablanca owned by Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, Moroccans are buying housing plots that one of the Middle East’s biggest construction firms will fold into a new mini-city
Turkey and her Internet Law are still far away from what could make Turkey achieve its ambitions in the 100th anniversary of the Republic in 2023.
The Sunni Muslim extremist group that has taken over the northern city of Mosul has a new source of income: real estate.
October 9, 2014
Growth in the Middle East and North Africa is forecasted to average 4.2 percent in 2015, the World Bank reported in its latest Middle East and North Africa Economic Monitor.
The feeding frenzy driving a flurry of new stock listings in the United Arab Emirates could scupper the market's nascent revival if companies float too soon and expose the fragility of overstretched investors.