January 24, 2013
Laws introduced in 2005 in Lebanon designed to protect consumers from dangerous goods and unsafe food, appear not to be working, with the panel set-up to deal with the law having never met.
Bahrain is planning a crack-down on undocumented workers, after a report revealed that there could be as many as 50,000 in the small island nation.
Abu Dhabi's economy is famed for its reliance on the black gold of hydrocarbons, but now the Emirate is planning a move into the agricultural sector by growing wheat.
Facebook's new search tool, the 'Graph Search', promises to revolutionise the world of search engines, but it could well end up costing user's their privacy.
Western economic sanctions on Iran may not work and have the inverse effect causing Iran to push harder to make a nuclear weapon to give the Islamic Republic greater negotiating leverage.
The International Monetary Fund said the global economy wil grow at 3.5 per cent this year in its half-yearly outlook report, with the MENA region needing macroeconomic stability, despite difficult conditions.
January 23, 2013
Egypt's tourism industry started to recover in 2012, with a 17 per cent increase if visitors, helping to create a 13 per cent rise in income generated.
Confusion over new mortgage rules in the UAE, expats and locals alike are rushing to buy homes in the strongest property market since 2006.
As the second anniversary of Egypt's revolution approaches, the Muslim Brotherhood announces new development schemes
Days away from the second anniversary of Egypt's revolution, the Muslim Brotherhood announces a new campaign to provide social services called "Building Egypt Together".
As the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit came to a close yesterday, leaders pledged to push forward greater economic unity between Arab nations.
As Saudi Arabia's economy continues to grow, boosted by high oil prices, fears are rising that the Kingdom's transport infrastructure will soon not be able to cope.
Iran has discovered new oil fields near the Iraq and Turkmenistan borders, but with Western sanctions hitting the Islamic Republic's ability to export, will Tehran be able to exploit the new discoveries?
January 22, 2013
Lebanon's economy is facing uncertain times, with conflict over the border in Syria and a tourism industry in decline, but it can survive if it adapts, according to a leading policy expert.
An official with the GCC has urged the Arab League to set realistic goals for the regions economy, which is continuing to struggle in the wake of the Arab Uprisings.
The King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, unveiled a new financing initiative at the third Arab Economic Summit, designed to help poor Arab countries.