July 13, 2014
World's top crude consumer, the United States, is now the world's top producer too, overtaking Russia and the OPEC kingdom Saudi Arabia.
Reconsidering the fork and knife hegemony: how cultural intelligence can land you the job of your dreams
In an increasingly globalised economy, understanding how to deal with others is vital.
What political 'sensitivity'? How Turkey, Cyprus, and Egypt are playing an intense round of tug of war over Israeli gas
The problem with the Turkish deal is twofold: the delicate political relationship between Israel and Turkey, and the handling of the negotiations on the parts of the corporate bodies in Turkey.
Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.
The 'Egyptian Dream': is sacrifice a necessary requirement for Egyptians to achieve a better standard of living?
In principle, every citizen deserves a better life; why should people suffer if their lives can be improved?
July 11, 2014
Seven out of the ten highest paid officials work for companies based in Abu Dhabi, while the rest are based in Dubai.
Egypt has missed a window to avert gas shortages this year as plans to secure a floating import terminal from a Norwegian firm hit snags.
A glimpse of normalcy: how the restarting of the El-Sharara oil reignited hope for the Libyan economy
Libyas oil sector took another big step back to normality with the restarting of an oil field that could double its current meagre crude output
July 10, 2014
The shale oil revolution in the United States is not expected to present a threat to the Middle East, according to Duncan Anderson, chief executive officer at Gulf Marine Services (GMS).
London’s property market has always been a favourite for investors from the Middle East.
July 9, 2014
Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.
Married with four children, Ismaik has been spending some of his time since he quit watching World Cup soccer, rooting for Germany; he owns part of German soccer club TSV 1860 Munchen.
This year, energy markets have been marked by geopolitical motivations and pragmatism to an extent never seen before.
Affordable places to rent can be found in Deira, Discovery Gardens and Jumeirah Village,
July 8, 2014
Taming the monster: UAE regulator to tighten supervision of financial markets over Arabtec's debacle
in a statement after its chief executive met with heads of the central bank, the economy ministry and the Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock exchanges.