September 11, 2014
The Turkish government has created an elite class of businesses that enjoy unfair advantages over their rivals despite being allegedly being involved in corruption, as well as negligence causing fatal accidents, observers argue.
September 10, 2014
Time to invest closer to home? Why the GCC countries are urged to pump their money into an Arab 'Marshal Plan'
A post-World War II US initiative, the Marshall plan helped revive Europe's shattered economy and bring long-term stability to the continent.
Hajj season is almost upon us, and in October an estimated three million Muslims from around the world will congregate in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform the Islamic pilgrimage.
On a late-summer morning in northern Jordan, as the sun rose over the city of Irbid, perched high on a desert ridge, a young father prepared to die at sea.
September 9, 2014
The launch of the new iPhone is expected to be one of the largest events this year.
More than two thirds of young Iranian Internet users are using illegal software to reach websites that are officially banned, according to government research cited by media on Monday.
Aiming to reduce dependency: an inside look into Jordan's attempts to increase domestic energy production
Jordan has recently sought to establish alternative energy sources and diversify its imports. It is also building two liquefied natural gas terminals, to be finished by 2017, which will be used to import gas for electricity generation.
The report states that 88 percent of the migrant domestic workers surveyed said they would not have come to Lebanon “had they fully known the reality.”
“Provided there is a political transition in Syria followed by a reconstruction drive, Bank Audi will be among the first to grab this opportunity,” he added.
September 8, 2014
Qatar and Saudi Arabia have been on the forefront of capital expenditures compared to their GCC peers in the past few years.
The scope of Palestinian and Israeli foodways extends beyond gastro-nationalistic debates on the provenance of za’tar and knafeh or legal battles between Palestinians and Israelis regarding access to and ownership of agricultural land.
A shortage of maids has led to a thriving black market in domestic workers.
Tunisia has stabilised from the fallout of the 2011 revolution and is now ripe for investment in its battered economy, Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa told AFP in an interview.
The solutions are known, but the will to implement them is absent, say energy experts discussing Egypt's energy crisis
September 7, 2014
Among more pulse-pounding models, one of the longest running vehicles in the business – the venerable Ford Mustang – gets a major makeover that brings the original “pony car” into the modern age.