June 19, 2014
After the extreme volatility that Arabtec’s share price has been through in recent days, the manner of Hasan Ismaik’s exit as the CEO was quite subdued in its intensity.
June 18, 2014
While Jordan has been described as the Middle East’s Silicon Valley, there are many challenges that stand in the way of the country’s entrance into the global gaming market.
A bolder Kurdistan, a bulwark against ISIL forces and strengthened by the seizure of the oil city of Kirkuk, wants a greater share of Iraq's oil revenue.
With the Egyptian Cabinet sworn in earlyTuesday, many of the economic team remained familiar.
June 17, 2014
Post-sanctions Iran for dummies: what foreign oil and gas companies re-rentering the country should keep in mind
Oil and gas companies must safeguard against bribery and sanctions risks as they prepare for re-entry into the Iranian energy industry later this month, according to top industry regulators.
From discontent to complete burnout: half of the Middle East's financial professionals are job hunting
When asked about their employer of choice, just over a third of respondents (34 per cent) said they didn’t have one
The current crisis is far more serious since it threatens Iraq’s oil production and very existence as a state.
June 16, 2014
“Keep calm. There’s no bubble”, proclaimed a giant poster on a 40-storey building overlooking a Dubai highway, advertising a property finding portal late last year.
There is no reason for a nation to perform well in football when it is suffering from an institutional failure in every other sector.
June 15, 2014
Bureaucracy, complicated investment legislation, and administration corruption are the main stumbling blocks to economic reform.
The region’s wealthy population witnessed the largest growth in the world last year, increasing by 15.3 per cent to 5,300.
Many expatriates suffer from lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Many wait until their annual vacations to avail of cheaper health-care services and medicines back home.
June 12, 2014
Perfect reasoning! New study reveals that watching World Cup games with colleagues improves workplace team spirit
With the World Cup just days away, new global research shows that watching the big match with colleagues is beneficial, leading to increased camaraderie and team spirit in the workplace.
The Saudi government embarked upon an aggressive 10-year spending program five years ago.
June 11, 2014
Businesses in the region have the potential to increase their bottom lines by tapping into the younger Arab generation that are now undergoing a transformation and aspiring to make lives better.