December 3, 2012
Authorities involved with an ambitious project in Qatar, the Sahara Forest Project, said they were determined to contribute to plans undertaken by the government and Qatari organisations to reduce the country’s heavy reliance on food imports.
December 2, 2012
Israel has announced that it is to withhold taxes that it collects on for the Palestinian Authority in retaliation for the successful bid at the United Nations for non-observer status.
Google has celebrated the national day of the United Arab Emirates with an artistic doodle, which features the colours of the UAE flag and four flying falcons.
Stocks make small recovery during early trading on Sunday after suffering heavy losses last week due to political turmoil following President Morsi's constitutional declaration.
Qatar has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the French financial organisation Caisse des Dépôts to provide funding to Small and Medium Sized businesses.
Arab economices need to coordinate effort to implement the frameworks from the International Standards Organisation, a global voluntary organisation to promote the common use of techniques and standards across the globe.
A state-controlled energy investment company in Abu Dhabi said it has secured a deal to search for oil in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, as tensions mount between Baghdad and it's autonomous region, over oil rights.
Cash reserves in the Arab region are forecast to record a massive $115 billion growth in 2012. The large surge is being put down to higher oil prices, which have rocketed over regional instability, although prices are beginning to ease.
Jordan is look set to deport of 300,000 illegal Egyptian workers, if they do not deal acquire a work permit, according to state-backed news agency, Petra.
Global food prices remained stable, though close to 2008 record levels, according to the World Bank.
Qatar will remain the fastest growing of all GCC sovereigns in 2013, driven by the government’s huge capital investment programme, Fitch Ratings has forecast.
November 29, 2012
In Jordan, hundreds of government vehicles were taken from the employees of the ministries of water and irrigation and municipal affairs on Wednesday in an attempt to cut down public spending.
The current Eurozone crisis gripping Europe could be good news for the Gulf Co-operation Council, as capital is diverted to the GCC as investors look for new and safer investment opportunities.
The recent pick-up in oil prices should leave the Saudi government with double-digit budget surplus over the 2012-2013 despite marked gains in expenditure, a leading economist has said.
Nearly 37 percent of Lebanese became smartphone users by end of 2011, according to a report released by the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development Wednesday.