April 30, 2013
Despite Monday's sentencing to three British tourists in Dubai, tourism between the UK and UAE is flying.
Fuel provided to a Turkish electricity barge was up to standard, despite rumors that substandard fuel had caused the powership moored off the coast of Lebanon to
Egypt is likely to accept the five per cent interest rate that Qatar has request for the $3 billion worth of treasury bonds
Food importersin Jordan on Monday said they have placed large orders to meet an anticipated "exceptional" increase in demand during the fasting month of Ramadan.
After several high-profile accidents on Egypt's railways, notorious for years of chronic under investment, Kuwait has said it will fund some redevelopment of the outdated signalling system.
April 29, 2013
Hundreds of migrant workers marched in Beirut Sunday to demand rights and the eradication of the country’s slavery-like sponsorship system.
The numbers of people visiting the ancient city of Petra in Jordan rose in March, compared to the same period in 2012.
Britain is to set up a special task-force to return stolen assets that belong to so-called 'Arab Spring' countries, according the country's Middle East affairs minister, Alistair Burt.
Egypt's chief negotiator with the IMF, and the country's deputy finance minister, has quit.
Qatar's loan to Egypt, in the form of bond-buying, is yet to materialize as negotiations continue over proposed interest rates.
The Association of Banks in Lebanon said over the weekend it would comply with any sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury after two Lebanese money exchange houses were designated as a primary money-laundering concern.
Gold prices today rose by more than 1 percent during early trading in Singapore, hovering near their highest in more than a week amid strong demand for bars, coins and nuggets.
Libya will start shipping oil to Egypt next month on soft credit terms worth $1.2bn, two Libyan oil industry officials told Reuters.
Jordan has requested a further $200 million from Japan, in what would be the latest round of financing from the Asian nation.
Egypt is negotiating the interest rate on $3 billion worth of Egyptian treasury bonds that Qatar committed to buying earlier this month, Planning Minister Ashraf El-Araby has said in comments reported by state-owned Al-Ahram daily.