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February 6, 2012

Saudi Arabia is best placed to make up for any shortfall in oil supply
16:04 GMT
Growing tension between Iran and the West over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear programme has led to fears of a disruption in oil supplies from the Middle East Gulf.
In terms of deal value, countries that ranked highest were the UAE, comprising 40 percent
14:30 GMT
Total mergers and acquisitions deal volumes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region registered a rise of four percent last year, from 401 in 2010 to 416 in 2011, according to a report released by Ernst & Young.
The festival's marketing slogan for this year “Dubai at its Best”
09:05 GMT
Dubai Shopping Festival 2012 has lived up to its promise of staging the most exciting activities and offering the best shopping experience for the whole family, inspired by the theme “One World, One Family, One Festival”.
The global economic situation has made people feel more grateful for having a well-paying job wherever in the world it is
08:31 GMT
Recruitment consultants reveal that perceptions of the region still pose a challenge.

February 5, 2012

Middle Eastern carriers' traffic rose 8.9 percent for the year
16:19 GMT
Given the weak conditions in Western economies the passenger market held up well in 2011
To this date, the government and the Energy Ministry have not engaged in any serious talks with the commercial banks
16:10 GMT
Lebanese banks have offered the state a chance to take part in the rehabilitation of electricity either through a build, operate and transfer system or through a partnership with the state.
In Jeddah, consumers say that there is adequate supply of cement but only in the black market
16:00 GMT
A cement crisis resulting from illegal trading and a steep hike in prices is spreading from Jeddah and Madina to other major cities.
with security budgets people should realise that if they bought the same solution they bought five years ago then they are foolish,” said Sweeney, VP of product management at Internet security firm SonicWALL
12:36 GMT
The new power visualisation means you can see exactly what’s going on everywhere across the network.
To do best as an investor you want to buy your hard assets when the price is low
11:40 GMT
The art of investment in today’s world is surely to exchange paper for hard assets and watch the price go up.
Education has been one of the components of Dubai FDI's strategic action plan in 2011
08:22 GMT
Dubai enjoys the advantage of being a strategic and investment hub in the region.

February 2, 2012

According to the World Energy Council, the GCC will require 100 GW of additional power over the next 10 years to meet growing demand
17:05 GMT
New power, water, and energy projects valued at $180 billion are planned in the Middle East, as the UAE forges ahead with 20 projects worth $34.2 billion, said the organisers of an upcoming energy event in Dubai.
Tourism has seen a 20% growth two years in a row, as more Asian tourists discover Nepal’s potential for adventure
16:58 GMT
New trade and investment agreements between Qatar and Nepal will allow investors to explore the “abundant potential for promoting bilateral trade, tourism and foreign direct investment,” according to the Nepalese ambassador to Qatar.
 A little known law that makes owning outsourced silver one of the smartest moves for investors
16:33 GMT
Everyone should buy silver for their portfolios says Peter whether they are traditional value investors dividend hounds risk loving day traders or confirmed gold bugs.
Plans are for one OA to be set up for each cluster within DG and IC
14:24 GMT
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) is in talks with Nakheel to establish owners' associations (OA) in Discovery Gardens (DG) and International City (IC), a senior official said.
Early estimates say the company expects to raise between $5 billion and $10 billion
08:52 GMT
The California-based firm was yesterday poised to file to sell its stock on the open market in a debut likely to be the most talked-about initial public offering (IPO) since Google in 2004.