November 18, 2012
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named the most powerful person in wireless for 2012.
Passengers at Rafik Hariri Beirut Airport increased more than 6 percent in first 10 months of 2012 in spite of a decline in the number of flights and transit passengers, a report by the Lebanese Civil Aviation Authority said.
The Egyptian government has negotiated with Algerian petroleum company SONATRACH to increase its butane gas imports from the country to one million tonnes per year, state-run daily Al-Ahram reported on Thursday.
Food prices in Egypt are on the rise, the Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC) has announced with 43 per cent of households reporting that they have had to resort further employment to meet the increased.
Qatar Airways has neither immediate plans to launch a budget airline to compete with Dubai's expanding low-cost carrier flyDubai nor any move to float an initial public offering, said a report citing its chief executive.
The Saudi arm of Barclays bank has denied allegations that it made "illegal payments" to win banking licenses in Saudi Arabia, after reports surfaced last week that the US authorities were investigating such claims.
Iran granted Lebanon a $40 million cash donation Friday to finance the construction of a water dam in Batroun.
The series of attacks Bahrain has been witnessing in the past three days is clearly an attempt to target economy, said a lawmaker.
After several days of protest across Jordan in response to the increase in the cost of fuel and gas by the government, food prices are expected to remain stable, but there in could increase in the medium to long term.
Oman will issue five-year government development bonds worth OR100m ($260m) at an annual interest rate of 3.25 percent, a statement from the central bank of Oman said on Saturday.
November 15, 2012
nian Energy Minister Majid Namjoo arrived Thursday in Beirut to discuss previously signed cooperation agreements between Lebanon and Iran.
Egypt’s public prosecution called the head of the workers syndicate of the state-run Metro company Wednesday, accusing him of disrupting daily services of the subway due to a workers’ strike, the Egyptian Democratic Labour Congress (EDLC) stated.
Saudi Arabia-based private sector companies that employ more foreigners than Saudis will have to pay 200 Saudi riyals (Dh195.80) a month for each excess non-Saudi, the labour minister has said.
South Korean electronics maker Samsung has said that it will not follow HTC's lead and settle its patent lawsuits with Apple.
Crude oil prices have started bouncing back from lows due to geo political tensions in the Middle East even as increasing US inventory weaker demand for oil growth estimated by OPEC may curb upside gains in prices.