February 17, 2013
Lebanon's 2013 budget plans are "missing in action" according to leading policy expert Dr. Mazen Soueid
Major economic sectors and economic activity in the Emirates remained stable and growing, as Dubai shows of its plumage to woo yet more investment.
The must have accessory from teens to businessmen, the now almost ubiquitous smarth phone, shows now sign of being out of of favour with the regions tech-heads.
February 14, 2013
Egypt's Court of Appeal accepted the appeal of former prime minister Ahmed Nazif and notorious former interior minister Habib El-Adly on Wednesday and will allow a retrial.
Nearly 20 per cent of Jordan's workforce said they have to sacrifice sleep to accommodate both personal and work commitments, either by waking up early or burning the midnight oil, a new report shows.
Kuwait's budget surplus could be in the rabge of KD11.9 billion to KD14.4 billion ($42 billion to $50.9 billion) for the current fiscal year backed by high oil revenue.
In the first step toward creating an estimated $72 million equity fund that would be the largest source of venture capital for Lebanese startups, the World Bank signed a $30 million loan agreement with the Finance Ministry Wednesday.
Protesters blocked roads Wednesday in the northern Lebanon border towns, preventing tanker trucks from transporting diesel into Syria, as protesters claim the fuel is being used by the regime to halt the uprising.
With an average of over four transactions announced globally every day in 2012, the oil and gas sector has remained one of the most active sectors for mergers and acquisitions.
February 13, 2013
Experts in Jordan discussed the problems that undocumented workers in Jordan face yesterday, including the inability to ensuring fair pay and working conditions.
The construction industry in the GGC region could face skills shortage in the near future, according to an industry expert.
The state appears caught between acute diesel shortages and planned reductions of energy subsidies, upon which a proposed $4.8 bn IMF loan is conditional.
Lebanon’s Energy and Water Ministry denied claims yesterday that kerosene or red diesel was being exported to Syria from refineries in Tripoli and Zahrani.
For the first time in 12 years, Lebanon will post a primary deficit of around $460 million in 2012, raising the total budget deficit to around 10 percent of GDP.
GCC countries still have a long way to go to create a sustainable job creation engine for their local populations, although some progress has been made in recent years, according to a new study.