October 1, 2012
Smartphones have emerged as the number one consumer electronic gadget to be used by professionals during business and leisure situations, according to a new CNN survey into consumer electronics.
After a sudden rise in the cost of poultry in the Saudi Kingdom, campaigners took to social-networking sites Twitter and Facebook calling for a boycott of chicken and other products.
As the smoking ban in Abu Dhabi takes effect, many business owners are complaining that the new law is having a negative impact and report declining sales.
Iraq will invest around $500 billion in energy and linked industries with the help of the private sector by 2030, generating around $6 trillion in revenues, said a report.
As news migrates to online platforms, traditional media is still where advertisers prefer to put there money,– a problem for Lebanon, where many news outlets compete to make a profit while staying true to their mission.
September 29, 2012
A senior Iranian Oil Ministry official said Tehran has adopted measures to easily cope with the western sanctions against its oil supplies, and emphasized that the West will be the main loser of oil bans and embargoes against Iran.
September 28, 2012
A 'denial of service' attack that disrupted an major US bank is leading some experts to suggest that Izz al-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, the military wing of Hamas, the Islamic party that governs the Gaza Strip, are behind them.
September 27, 2012
With recent difficulties between Lebanon and the Gulf states, tourism chiefs are fearing that a significant blow to the economy.
The global economic slowdown is reaching Dubai, an economic powerhouse of the Middle East, with major European and US investment banks retreating from the markets by slashing staffing.
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade, warns the health of global trade relations is in an increasingly perilous state as the continuing global economic decline saps the lifeblood from international commerce.
Cannabis farmers in the Baalbek-Hermel area are doubtful that the government's initiative to allocate LL45 billion annually for five years to support the planting of sugar beet
PepPepsiCo Inc., the world's second largest food and beverage corporation, announced this month that it has appointed a new president, Zein Abdalla, who hails from Sudan.
Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde has said that women cannot have it all when it comes to juggling career and family life.
Publishing house Condé Nast International, known worldwide for its titles — Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, Tatler and The New Yorker, among others — has finally decided to enter the market here with the Vogue Café and coffee lounge.
September 26, 2012
There is a need to change the Arab workforce's mindset to make them more productive, according to a Jordan-based regional training consultant.