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Business marries politics, again: are Erdogan-allied businesses getting away with more?

of businesses that enjoy unfair advantages over their rivals despite being allegedly being involved ... The Turkish government has created an elite class of businesses that enjoy unfair advantages over ... Marina Marmaris as a 44.6 percent shareholder in the business. But Torunlar Construction made its major ...

11/09/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Business marries politics: Mubarak-era Egyptian steel tycoon released on bail

Ezz: Business marries politics The Egyptian steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz played a leading role ... on a variety of corruption charges. For 30 years, the NDP acted as the pillar of the political corruption ... © Copyright Al-Ahram Publishing House (BUSINESS, Industry, Main ...

08/08/2014 - 20:30 - comment 0

When politics and morality fail to deliver, will Israel face justice in the business world?

companies about doing business with Israeli firms based in or having links to settlements , ... will fuel the nascent consumer and business backlash, citing recent steps taken by companies in Belgium ... © Copyright Al-Ahram Publishing House (BUSINESS, Economy & Trade, ...

14/08/2014 - 17:07 - comment 0

The business behind the politics: Why Syria's new Kinda airline has "high" expectations for Geneva peace talks

operations in March and hopes that the Geneva II peace talks will be a way to spark business ... business in the war-torn country, it has been reported. The Damascus-based airline, named ‘Kinda’, ... © 2014 MBC Group. All Rights Reserved. (BUSINESS, Featured Articles, ...

23/01/2014 - 12:31 - comment 0

When politics means business: will GCC-Turkish tensions leave their mark on commercial ties?

At the end of the day, “politics is politics and business is business,” said Ahmet Kayhan, Founder and CEO ... to be “very short”, a Turkish economic analyst said.At the end of the day, “politics is politics and business ... by the people. Political differences has negatively affected the economic relations, the size of the GCC ...

01/10/2013 - 12:02 - comment 0

The falling business of politics in Jordan

seasons, according to service providers. Owners and directors of several businesses that traditionally ... Khaberni.com, said as far as his agency is concerned, business with candidates this year is “much higher” than ... to be a good business season, but this year demand is weaker. Ghazi Zubi, owner of a well-known large ...

30/12/2012 - 14:14 - comment 0

How business dictates politics?

Business tycoon and Mubarak confidante Hussein Salem, alongside former Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi ... it is a politically motivated move. "Of course the move was made following the Supreme Council of the Armed ... does not rule out this possibility. "If it is only a business dispute, why did the Egyptian ...

29/04/2012 - 11:36 - comment 0

The U.S. double standard: political consequences of Washington's Mideast affairs

days – the government of Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki is busy fighting against militants from Al ... prompted Washington to act forcefully, as American political and military officials have expedited ... in Syria launch a fierce campaign against Al-Qaeda, which has been busy terrorizing civilians. From ...

09/01/2014 - 15:10 - comment 0

Gunning for it: Middle East bulletproof car business thriving

civilian business sectors thrive in peaceful political and economic conditions, the armored car industry burgeons in political crises, civil wars and in an environment of assassinations. The turbulent Middle ... in the Arab region are mainly to executives and business owners, many of whom fear kidnapping and being ...

Editor's Choice - 29/08/2013 - 14:24 - comment 0

Jealous of the French? British businesses eying return to Iran

potential and it makes sense for the UK to have a solid future business, political and economic relationship ... Business is already preparing for barriers preventing ... Britain's intention to reopen an embassy in Iran is a political step forward in the Middle East ...

19/06/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0