April 3, 2013
Hundreds of cooking gas cylinders distributors protested in Cairo on Tuesday following a decision to increase the price by 60 per cent, the first price rise in twenty years.
Lebanon’s Internet connection speeds could leap to 20 megabits per second within the next three months, the head of a large ISP revealed.
Jordan's decision to reintroduce a supply portfolio in the newly formed government is being criticised by trade bodies.
April 2, 2013
Bahrain's Shura Council has approved new legislation aimed at tightening regulation in the country's aviation sector
A crackdown on piracy in Jordan yielded 30,000 pirated DVDs, CDs and books in the first quarter of 2013, which is 20 per cent higher than items seized during the same period in 2012.
Egypt and Iran are reportedly at odds over the Egyptian government’s attempts to regulate the places Iranian tourists can visit.
Qatar is one of the few Gulf countries that has increased its energy output.
Egypt is negotiating a loan worth $465 million from the Arab Monetary Fund, the country’s finance minister revealed.
With mobile penetration in Jordan reaching 140 per cent by the end of 2012, a local research and consulting company said there is room for further growth in mobile subscriptions.
Egypt, the worlds largest wheat importer, is expected to have lower imports in 2013.
Yemen's Ministry of Oil and Minerals announced five new onshore and offshore oil sectors for investment to international companies.
The opposition controls more than 70 percent of the oil wells in Northeastern Syria, according to members of the Free Syrian Army.
More than 50 Iranian tourists, the first official tour group from the Islamic republic in decades, arrived in Upper Egypt on Sunday amid tight security.
April 1, 2013
Egypt is to increase the price of cooking gas cylinders by 60 per cent.
Tunisia will sign a $1.8 billion loan with the International Monetary Fund by May, according to Bloomberg.