March 31, 2013
The IMF is to visit Egypt on Wednesday, according to the Reuters news agency, to discuss further a possible $4.8 billion
Qantas reports a sharp increase in bookings to Europe since it signed a deal with Dubai’s Emirates, under which the first flight in partnership between the two airlines is due to take off on Sunday.
Fuel prices in Jordan are set to drop slightly on Monday following a decrease in the price of oil on the international markets.
Workers from Libyan oil company Tatneft are returning to Libya to resume the work that was interrupted by the 2011 February 17 Revolution.
Air Memphis departed Egypt’s International Airport on Saturday heading to Tehran to mark the first direct flight between the two capitals since the Islamic Revolution in Iran, more 30 years ago.
Most Lebanese banks operating in Cyprus said they were planning to either shut down or drastically reduce the scope of their operations on the island, following strict new capital controls.
An Iraqi official says Baghdad has rejected a request from Egypt for a $4 billion bond to be deposited in Egypt’s central bank to bolster its faltering economy.
Egypt’s vital waterway Suez Canal hit a 7.4 percent slump in monthly revenues, the country's state information portal showed.
March 28, 2013
The government looks set to miss its deadline on house-building
The UAE Central Bank has agreed to cap mortgages at levels recommended by the UAE Banks Federation.
Lebanon’s financial market appears to have weathered the resignation of yet another premier last week, according to several bankers and economists.
Egypt will import 900,000 barrels of oil a month from Libya starting in April and is paying off some of the money it owes to foreign energy firms.
Egyptian security staff arrested a saboteur accused of cutting an underwater internet cable earlier that day, causing internet services to drop by 60 percent.
Libya is reported to be planning to spend some $4.7 billion, or at least 10 percent of the national budget on upgrading its military forces over the next year.
One of the largest ever cyber-attacks is slowing global internet services and the disruption could get worse, experts said on Wednesday, after an organization blocking “spam” content became a target.