January 25, 2004
Jordan’s Atlas Investment Group has launched the Iraq Capital Markets Report. This 146-page guide, available in either English or Arabic, contains detailed features on all 114 companies listed on the
Iran’s Asre Danesh Afzar has signed the first private sector contract with Alcatel for the instillation of high-speed internet connectivity in Iran. The total value of the contract is $10 million.
The Professional Grouping of Moroccan Banks will allocate one million dollars to the Morocco 2010 Committee in order to strengthen the Arab state’s bid to host the FIFA World Cup. Other nations biddin
January 22, 2004
NATO is seeking to deepen political and military contacts with Israel and a number of Arab states and may invite their representatives to a summit of
US President George Bush has urged the Congress to double the budget of the National Endowment for Democracy to spend more than $40 million on new projects in the Middle East. Without democratic refor
January 21, 2004
Jordan Kuwait Bank has posted a group profit, after tax and provisions, of $19.4 million for 2003, an increase of 36.2 percent over the previous year. Total balance sheet rose from $881.7 million to $
European tourism experts predict that inbound travel from Switzerland to Dubai will reach new heights over the next 12 months. Industry representatives from Europe were in Dubai recently to confirm
January 20, 2004
Lebanese Deputy Parliament Speaker, Eli Al-Ferzly has hailed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s recent initiative to resume peace talks with Israel. I
King Abdullah of Jordan arrived on Tuesday in Cairo on a one- day visit during which he held talks with Egyptian President Muhammad Hosni Mubarak.
The Jordanian parliament has voted against the proposed increase in prices and value-added tax (VAT) on a series of goods to offset the impact of the war in Iraq on the domestic economy.
The European Investment Bank is providing a loan of €70 million for the modernization and extension of wastewater collection and treatment facilities of the Abu Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant, Nort
January 19, 2004
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told parliament's foreign affairs and defense committee Monday that "Jordan is leading the Arab world in its strug
A US soldier injured in a roadside bombing last week has died of his wounds, according to the US command Monday.
Saudi and Egyptian foreign ministers met in the Egyptian capital of Cairo with Arab Leage Secretary Amr Moussa to discuss a new Arab initiative for pe
Injazat Technology Fund, a venture capital firm in the Middle East North Africa Region region, has invested in Jordan’s Specialized Technical Services. STS is a provider of enterprise level hardware,