February 11, 2013
Lebanon's Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, ruled out any increase in Value Added Tax, in remarks published ahead of talks aimed at increasing government revenue.
Jordan is preparing to host the World Economic Forum meeting on the Middle East and North Africa, according to a statement yesterday.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is to deal with unpaid hospital bills by Libya, who sent rebels for treatment in Jordan during the revolution that ousted Gaddafi.
The Kuwait Stock Exchange started Monday trading on a positive note.
Egyptian stocks rose slightly on Sunday, with net buying on the part of Arab and foreign investors shoring up an otherwise skittish market.
BlackBerry’s latest smartphone, the Z10, was finally launched in the UAE on Sunday night after a day of “will-it-or-won’t-it” speculation.
Egypt will ask the World Bank for a series of financial aid packages aimed at improving the national railway system, Prime Minister Hisham Qandil announced on his official Facebook page on Saturday.
Operations at Egypt's Ain Sokhna seaport have been paralysed due to ongoing labour unrest, which has forced a number of incoming cargo ships to head to alternative ports both inside and outside of the country.
February 10, 2013
Health sector workers in Palestine are to take industrial action next week over the delay in the payment of salaries.
Iraq's Finance Committee discussed amendments to the 2013 budget , according to a statement issued to the country;s House of Representatives.
Egypt’s consumer price index (CPI) rose by 6.6 per cent in January, year-on-year. A hike in the cost of cigarettes, electricity and vegetables drove the increase, the state-run statistics body CAPMAS reveals on Sunday.
Egypt's South Cairo Criminal Court postponed the trial of Alaa Mubarak, Gamal Mubarak, and seven other defendants , on charges of corruption to 10 March.
Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Saturday that he is "optimistic" about a new round of nuclear talks, scheduled for later this month.
Japan will reportedly give a $3 billion loan to Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) to help boost the oil developer's upstream business and strengthen bilateral relations.
Lebanon is preparing for the arrival of the the first of two power-generating ships it is leasing from Turkey in an effort to halt electrical blackouts in the Cedar country.