April 30, 2013
The price of OPEC basket of twelve crudes stood at US$100.91 dollars a barrel on Monday, up slightly from Friday's trading.
Marking Labor Day, which coincides on May 1, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said Tuesday that unemployment rate in Palestine in 2012 was 23%, or 256,000 people were unemployed.
Visitors from Saudi Arabia represent a small but high value and fast-growing proportion of the small Emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah's tourism sector, according to officials.
A link-up between Egypt's and Turkey's stock exchange is projected to be finalised by the end of September 2013, Mohamed Omran, the head of the Egyptian bourse said Monday.
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railways, notorious for years of chronic under investment, Kuwait has said it will fund some redevelopment of the outdated signalling system.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.