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February 3, 2013

The Saudi petrochemical sector is booming.
13:57 GMT
Saudi Arabia remains the most prominent producer in the global petrochemical industry.
Kuwait economic growth expected at 3.2% in 2013 – Non-oil sector to grow by 5%
09:33 GMT
The tiny Gulf state's economy will continue to exhibit a slow but steady recovery after the crash of 2009, government figures suggest.
Emirati women’s assets are estimated at Dh12 billion
09:21 GMT
Women in the Gulf could own more than 50 percent of the region’s wealth, according to Shaikha Hessa Al Sabah, Chairperson of the Board of Arab Women Business Council.
Iran’s crude exports reached 1.4 million barrels per day
08:50 GMT
Tehran saw oil exports rise in December, largely due to a loophole in Western sanctions which allows it to ship crude to Asian buyers."

January 31, 2013

RIM may try to talk around UAE operators with the promise of being able to charge customers a flat fee for the new service
11:44 GMT
Blackberry, formerly RIM, launched their new phone in an effort to boost the flagging company, but will users in the UAE have have access to one of the latest features on the handset?
It is becoming more pressing to make laws capable of boosting the economy
11:16 GMT
Economists and business leaders have urged Jordan's new parliament to focus on the Kingdom's struggling economy.
The digital ad spend in the Mena region is roughly around $150 million
10:20 GMT
Digital entrepreneurs in the Middle East must find new, innovative, ways to ensure they can still keep reaping the rewards of a weightless economy.
3-D survey showed that gas reserves off its southern coast may be larger than previously though
10:03 GMT
Lebanon's offshore gas supplies could be higher than thought, after a new 3-D survey by a prospecting company indicated larger than expected deposits.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:52 GMT
The operator of Abu Dhabi's five airports has reported a 24 per cent increase in its Duty Free retail outlets, as passenger spend per head increases.

January 30, 2013

A continued focus on managerial roles is also thought to be behind the increasing employment.
12:23 GMT
A focus on managerial roles is a contributing factor behind falling Emirati unemployment rate.
Middle East countries are high on the agenda at the meeting in Switzerland.
11:41 GMT
Middle East countries are high on the agenda at the meeting in Switzerland.
The recent wave of anti-Brotherhood protests that began on the second anniversary of Egypt's revolution has had a detrimental effect on tourism.
11:20 GMT
Egypt's tourism sector hit hard by wave of violence in the capital Cairo and other cities, although most touristic sites remain trouble-free.
'Moderate but still significant' cuts to the defense sector are expected in the coming months.
11:12 GMT
Israel to cut defense sector spending to reduce budget deficit. Finance Minister told Reuters there are no plans to further raise taxes.
It seems this image which has continued since the end of WWII until the end of the 20th century is on its way to change.
09:25 GMT
Efforts showcased in highly developed infrastructure that match those in advanced countries.

January 29, 2013

8,000 applications had been processed in order to match the skills of the applicants with jobs available
11:56 GMT
8,000 Jordanians applied for a new a scheme to help boost employment rates in the country, as the government also announces that it will enforce new regulations regarding women and childcare.