May 21, 2014
"It was already an expensive place to be but now it’s dreadfully expensive to live in Sudan. Even compared to Beirut. Beirut is a cheap city compared to Khartoum.”
Social media is actively competing with conventional media as a primary source of news for millions of Arabs.
The programme's founders hope that the simple gift of the tools of a trade can help get those who would otherwise depend on aid back on their feet.
"The problem is a time bomb," said Mahmoud El-Sherbiny
May 20, 2014
The strong growth of the UAE economy has also been mirrored at an emirate level in Sharjah.
Last week, the Lebanese government cut off $60 million of funds previously allocated to three development projects in Tripoli.
Currently, most Saudi nationals still continue to live in rented accommodations.
Long-term growth is expected to continue in the non-oil sectors in Saudi Arabia with massive government spending on infrastructure projects acting as a catalyst for the transport, hospitality and real estate sector.
May 19, 2014
A recovery in global energy demand and large investment spending are projected to accelerate growth in the GCC, while the rest of MENA is likely to continue to trail behind.
A cultural renaissance is emerging in the UAE. Having achieved the status of being of one of the world’s most recognised destinations for business, leisure and property, the country is making its mark on the map for its cultural tourism.
Encouraging employees to spend less time at work is one of the most important ways to get more out of a Middle East workforce.
Construction projects across all building sectors worth $128.46 billion are expected to be completed in the GCC by end of this year, hitting a 92.06 per cent increase compared to 2013 ($66.89 billion), a report said.
GCC Companies hiring expats for their expertise should explain the role they will play towards nationalisation schemes during the hiring process, according to an HR expert
A huge surge in the Dubai Financial Market this year and last has left it vulnerable to a massive correction.
May 18, 2014
Yemen's finances have been strained by frequent attacks on oil pipelines blamed by the government on militants and disgruntled tribesmen.