March 19, 2013
Emirates capital is moving in to the recently independent state
The Japanese will provide $3.15 million to the Kingdom in environmental grant.
The World Bank’s International Finance Corp is reportedly planning to conduct currency swaps in Egypt to help local firms meet their foreign exchange needs.
Border crossings with Lebanon remain shut as exporters told to find another route.
Following the decision to place a levy on savers as part of a bailout deal in Cyprus, almost causing a run on the banks, Arab institutions may abandon the smallest region in the Eurozone if the savings tax isn't reversed, the head of the World Union of Arab Bankers warned.
Leading online video community YouTube said it would allow users in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE to generate revenue from online content.
March 18, 2013
Temporary energy companies are winning big as Libya rebuilds following the revolution and electricity supplies are less than required.
The economic slowdown in Jordan is leading to a decline in consumer spending on food
The numbers of tourists visiting Egypt dipped again in February as security concerns continue to hurt the industry.
Bank workers in Lebanon have taken are following in the footsteps of public sector workers and taking industrial action over labor agreements.
Trade between Brazil and Arab countries grew over 3% in 2012.
An International Monetary Fund delegation left Cairo on Monday morning after day-long talks with the Egyptian government over a $4.8 billion loan which both parties portrayed as positive.
Jordan's Prime Minister-designate Abdullah Ensour and President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Suma Chakrabarti on Sunday discussed ways to boost ongoing cooperation between the Kingdom and the bank.
Tough economic sanctions against Iran has taken a serious toll against its economy, but has not yet produced the kind of public unrest that could force Iranian leaders to change their nuclear policies, officials have acknowledged.
Around 160,000 Syrian refugees are working without proper documentation in Jordan having fled the violence in their home country.