April 5, 2015
The study takes into account irrigation, wetland management, basin rehabilitation, power generation and will address the cross-border implications of the projects.
New companies law in the UAE eases flotation rules and raises the level of regulation to international standards.
The closure of the Nassib border crossing between Jordan and Syria following violent clashes cuts off a vital network for trade between Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Gulf countries.
April 3, 2015
Iran is said to be having more than 20 million barrels of oil stored offshore in super tankers ready to be shipped in a month or two if sanctions are removed.
Oil supply shock trade is not expected to last that long.
The latest Top CEO Awards, which recognizes the best leaders who have delivered solid results and kept businesses in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region growing, is out.
April 1, 2015
Lebanon will not abandon its banking secrecy law.
They are helming major expansions and integrating hospitality to cast the net wider
The attack raised major concerns about the future of Tunisia's vital tourism industry.
March 31, 2015
Saudi tourists were the biggest spenders during 2014, spending $131.5 per night, followed by US tourists spending $101.3 per night.
March 30, 2015
Despite its geographical closeness to Egypt, the percentage of GCC tourists visiting Egypt compared to the total number of tourist has not exceeded 20% in any given month in 2014.
Political and economic turmoil over the last four years caused decline in the volume of Arab exports and imports specially between the Arab Spring countries such as Syria, Libya, Yemen, and vice versa.
An overhaul of Egypt’s visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer.
March 29, 2015
As of now, 60 per cent of China’s imported oil comes from the Middle East, and 80 per cent of that is transported to China through the dangerous Strait of Malacca.
Israel's decision to withhold $130 million a month in revenue collected on behalf of the Palestinians is strangling the economy