December 8, 2013
“I am sure at the end of the day that football will be the winner. At the end of the day we will show the world that we can create good working conditions,” he said to reporters.
Saudi Arabia will begin using a new electronic system in early January to monitor and control all imported foods in the country.
Airline carriers in the Middle East exhibited the strongest year-over-year traffic growth based on its October figures, according to the International Air Transport Association.
Kuwait's inflation reached a nine-year low in October at a modest 2.7 percent, despite excessive consumer spending in recent months.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai are in the process of expanding their ports in efforts to cater to more cruise tourism.
Abu Dhabi General Services “Musanada” has signed two contracts for the implementation of the Abu Dhabi-Dubai Road Project.
Initial public offerings are set to be revived in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as conditions in the capital markets improve, a new report by Ernst and Young said.
For private Gulf Arab investors, whose businesses in Egypt faced legal challenges after Mubarak's overthrow, a return will only come with guarantees that their money will be safe.
Iran has named seven Western oil companies it wants back in its vast oil and gas fields if international sanctions are lifted and said it would outline investment terms in April next year.
The draft budget for 2014 shows an increase in spending by JD920 million over the 2013 budget, taking government spending to JD8.096 billion.
December 5, 2013
“We have rolled it over,” Saudi Arabia’s Ali al-Naimi told reporters after three hours of closed-door talks finished in Vienna. “We are all satisfied.”
Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Fund for Enterprise development has signed an agreement to provide $200 million to Egypt’s Social Fund for Development (SFD) to support the development of small enterprises.
A senior official from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) told reporters Thursday that electricity and water consumption in the country's largest city is expected to increase by 20% as the Emirate begins to prepare for the 2020 World Expo.
Yemen joined the World Trade Organization Wednesday after 13 years of negotiations with the global trade group.
Qatar foreign workers sent nearly $200 million less remittances in 2013.