November 6, 2013
Zain Bahrain announced this week that it is in the final stages of its $100 million network transformation and upgrade project which is expected to turn to mobile operator's system into one of the most technically-advanced in the world.
The UK government established the Global Islamic Finance and Investment Group (GIFIG) this week to identify and evaluate trends that will drive the global Islamic finance market in the upcoming five years.
Qatar Airways (QR) allegedly broke Oneworld Airline Alliance rules barely a week after joining the airline group when it denied premium frequent flyers from accessing its luxury lounges in London and Doha.
The 15th annual Women's exhibition, designed as a platform for female entrepreneurs across the region, is scheduled to take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from December 11-14th.
Business Pulse's recent Oil and Gas report projects that natural gas is likely to grow in importance in the Middle East over the next few years and will account for almost a quarter of the world's energy demand by 2035.
Developments favorable to the regime and Central bank intervention has helped the severely weakened Syrian Pound surge against the US Dollar.
British company EC Harris Mace has won the contract to provide project management services for the Kingdom Tower project in Jeddah.
For decades Germany declined to sell heavy weapons to Saudi Arabia because of concerns over human rights and fears for Israel's security.
November 5, 2013
Qatar's Ministry of Finance announced Tuesday that all state-owned companies in the country must seek the ministry's approval before engaging in any borrowing activity in an effort to avoid unsustainable debt levels.
Bahraini politicians decided to withdraw a vote Tuesday that would have forced the country's national airline, Gulf Air, to pay back a $490.7 million year-old bailout.
"The Middle East and Africa is poised to become one of the next big automotive growth markets, and we want to be there for these customers," , said Stephen Odell. executive vice-president and FMC’s president of Europe, Middle East and Africa, offers an insight into how the changes will all come together for the greater cause
Workers in unskilled positions, part-time office workers under the sponsorship of their parents and international schoolteachers have been particularly hard hit.
Saudi Build 2013, the only construction trade show in KSA accredited by UFI, was launched this week in Riyadh. 850 exhibitors from 35 different countries are expected to attend to share the latest insights and trends of the construction industry.
China's BAIC automobiles will be introduced for the first time in UAE's vehicle market through the Gargash Motors alliance
Reuters reports that Dubai Financial Market (DFM), the Gulf's only listed stock exchange, reported a third-quarter net profit. Higher trading values and an overall bullish investor sentiment drove the growth.