March 17, 2013
Egypt’s criminal court acquitted former ministers of tourism and housing Zuhair Garana and Ahmed El-Maghrabi of corruption charges on Saturday
March 14, 2013
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced an initiative to boost investment in Egypt's battered tourism sector.
Civil servants in Lebanon's long running pay increase dispute have protested outside Beirut's port.
A number of measures aimed at resolving the recent diesel shortage crisis are in the pipeline, said Hossam Qassem, the official in charge of the fuel dossier for Egypt’s presidency, to state-owned news agency MENA on Wednesday.
Qatar has begun talks with the UK government to invest up to £10 billion ($14.92 billion) into key infrastructure projects in Britain.
$45 million is to be spent digitally mapping Sana'a, the capital of Yemen,.
Just days after the World Bank extended financing to Small and Medium Sized enterprises in Jordan, sparks are flying over a programme designed to help SMEs.
The UAE economy is expected to sustain an annual growth rate above 4 per cent in 2013, the Minister of Economy Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri said yesterday.
The US and EU have imposed tough trade restrictions on Tehran but the state may get its hands on US origin wheat.
President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Suma Chakrabarti, will visit Jordan next week.
Egypt and India have agreed to boost mutual trade to $8 billion per year by 2015.
March 13, 2013
Refineries in India are looking to other OPEC suppliers to move from Iranian crude oil, suggesting sanctions are working, a market analyst said.
Starting in April, Copenhagen-based Maersk shipping company will begin using Egypt's Suez Canal – rather than pricier Panamanian counterpart – for all voyages between Asia and US east coast.
Iran has reportedly blocked many foreign-based virtual private networks, or VPNs, severely restricting access to many websites.
The ongoing violence in Syria has cripples the country's economy, with agricultural imports from Jordan being frozen after the border was closed on Tuesday.