April 14, 2013
Global ratings agency Fitch Ratings called Qatar’s decision to provide Egypt with an additional $3bn in aid “as a positive sign of things to come”.
Dubai’s Emirates Airline plans to extend its links with Real Madrid football club with a shirt-sponsorship deal worth $33 million a year, according to a Spanish newspaper.
Lebanon's Finance Ministry said on Friday that cuts in the 2013 Electricite du Liban budget slashed undocumented spending and not any legitimate benefits for workers at the state-run electricity company.
A delegation from the International Monetary Fund met opposition figures Mohamed El Baradei and Hamdeen Sabbahi, as well as with representatives of the Salafi-oriented Nour Party on saturday, according to state-backed media.
Global oil prices hit a nine-month low last week amid signs the demand is going to weaken amid signs that demand is beginning to weaken.
Jordan has released its second tranche of cash support as replacement for the fuel subsidy reductions.
Deteriorating security in Syria is forcing Lebanese truckers carrying regional exports to abandon the Damascus road altogether, crossing instead through Homs and Iraq before entering Jordan.
April 11, 2013
Jordan's Labour Ministry is continuing its crackdown on business that break regulations, issuing 840 warnings and fining 1,500 companies.
Lebanon, rated B1/B/B, is planning to raise $1 billion through an increase of its outstanding 2023 and 2027 Eurobond.
Egypt and Libya finalized a US$2 billion loan agreement Wednesday evening to shore up the Egyptian economy and foreign reserves.
The number of departing and arriving passengers at Rafik Hariri International Airport [Beirut, Lebanon] rose by 17 percent in March and 11 percent in the first quarter of this year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) executive council has agreed to dispense the second tranche of its loan agreement, worth $385 million.
Egypt's monthly inflation rate was once again on the rise in March, increasing by 0.8 percent to 8.2 percent.
OPEC yesterday trimmed its forecast for global growth in oil demand in 2013, the second global oil body to do so in a week.
The World Travel & Tourism Council estimated the tourism industry’s direct contribution to the Lebanese economy would decline by 2.1 percent this year,