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Posted: 08-08-2011
UAE. Emirates, Dubai's flagship carrier, said the European Union's planned carbon emission scheme may cost it as much as US$1 billion over 10 years, as it joined others airlines in objecting to the tax. From January, airlines flying to or from Europe will have to buy permits from the EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) for 15% of the carbon emissions produced during the entire flight. "It (the scheme) will have a very significant impact on Emirates," Andrew Parker, Emirates' senior vice president for industry and environmental affairs, said at a conference in Dubai. "It's safe to assume som
Posted: February 12, 2016
UAE. The UAE's Bayut.com has closed a US$20 million Series C venture round, a mere four months after its Series B funding that added US$9 million to the popular property website's coffers.
Posted: February 12, 2016
UAE. New Apple mobility partner, Sage, delivers simple accounting solutions for iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch.
Posted: February 11, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. A record 5,967 teams comprising over 16,500 entrepreneurs from 21 Arab countries enter competition; Winners ceremony to be held in Jeddah on 14 April, 2016.
Posted: February 11, 2016
EGYPT. New Rift Valley Railways Group CEO Isaiah Okoth will continue to build on the successful operational turnaround.
Posted: February 11, 2016
UAE. Gulf countries driving tourism receipts with visitor numbers up 25% year-on-year; Saudi tourism companies to showcase Kingdom's diversity at ATM 2016.
Posted: February 11, 2016
UAE. The company will operate through one of DED center in Dubai Mall with qualified business consultants responding to enquiries and supporting investors.
Posted: February 11, 2016
UAE. "The facility will position The American University of Sharjah as the leader in financial education and as a provider of both knowledge and practical skills in the field of business."
Posted: February 11, 2016
UAE. Underlining the need to attract more foreign private and institutional investors to Dubai and the steps to achieve this are among the key highlights at Dubai Forward next week from 15 to 17 February 2016.
Posted: February 11, 2016
UAE. UBP IAS is a Swiss company registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that specialises in the management of investment portfolios for US residents and citizens.
Posted: February 11, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. A new space for information devoted to entrepreneurs; puts them in touch with a variety of instruments from Orange that support entrepreneurship.
Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Digital Transformation has become a major focus for many organizations in the Middle East.
Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Compass' Entrepreneurship Program sets high-schoolers on career and education path.
Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Norton research reveals protecting children online is weighing heavier on parents than ever before.
Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Removes obstacles to effective protection, without requiring major infrastructure investments.
Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Souqalmal.com launches Bank Satisfaction Index; In-depth discussion of survey findinds to be highlight of Fintech event in Dubai on 25th February in collaboration with Google.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 12, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. A Syria in which the regime and IS, rather than other rebel groups, are the only real domestic players turns Bashar al-Assad into a pivotal cog in the fight against jihadism. That is something Saudi Arabia cannot allow to happen. To turn the tide, it needs a United States that is engaged and willing to do its bit.
date:Posted: February 11, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. "Although we anticipate some strain on Gulf banks' funding and liquidity this year, good asset quality and strong capitalization remain positive factors."
date:Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Low oil prices will constrain the amount of funding available to Gulf sovereigns and banks to support the region's substantial infrastructure bill in coming years; S&P projects a gap as large as $270 billion through 2019 between capital spending for projects and project contracts awarded.
INTERNATIONAL. A Syria in which the regime and IS, rather than other rebel groups, are the only real domestic players turns Bashar al-Assad into a pivotal cog in the fight against jihadism. That is something Saudi Arabia cannot allow to happen. To turn the tide, it needs a United States that is engaged and willing to do its bit.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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