Politics & Economics

FEATURED REPORT...
Posted: 19-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Something extraordinary, albeit not unexpected, is happening in the Persian Gulf region. The United States, lacking a coherent strategy to deal with Iran and too distracted to develop one, is struggling to navigate Iraq’s fractious political landscape in search of a deal that would allow Washington to keep a meaningful military presence in the country beyond the end-of-2011 deadline stipulated by the current Status of Forces Agreement. At the same time, Saudi Arabia, dubious of U.S. capabilities and intentions toward Iran, appears to be inching reluctantly toward an accommod
Posted: January 18, 2019
JORDAN. NuScale Power and Jordan Atomic Energy Commission sign MOU to explore unique capabilities and benefits of NuScale's small module reactor (SMR) nuclear power plant for use in Jordan.
Posted: January 17, 2019
UAE. The MoU aims to further promote trade and investment between Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Posted: January 17, 2019
ALGERIA. SECURA North Africa 2019 is an annual B2B and B2G exhibition taking place in Algeria that contributes to business meetings between safety, fire, security & emergency equipment executives.
Posted: January 16, 2019
UAE. The index fell from November's 55.3 to 53.7 in December; This was the second-lowest reading in over two years and below the historic average (since 2010) of 55.2, signalling relatively muted non-oil growth.
Posted: January 16, 2019
UAE. "Business Barometer: UAE CEO Survey", carried out by Oxford Business Group says executives face considerable challenges; Real estate downturn highlights ongoing economic challenges.
Posted: January 14, 2019
UAE. Cyber attacks rated as the highest risk in the UAE; MENA business leaders worried about energy price shock and unemployment.
Posted: January 14, 2019
UAE. 2019 starts well after the capitulation of December 2018; Hopes on the "patience" of the Fed and on trade discussions between US and China.
Posted: January 11, 2019
EGYPT. PMI climbs to 49.6 from November's 49.2; New orders at Egyptian firms decline only fractionally; Employment falls for third month running.
Posted: January 11, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA: Headline PMI dips to 54.5 from November's 55.2; Rate of job creation slips to 20-month low.
Posted: January 10, 2019
UAE. Lowest PMI reading since October 2016 amid slower growth of output and new orders; Output prices reduced for third month running; Employment broadly unchanged.
Posted: January 8, 2019
UAE. Investment flows from India to Dubai reach AED 6.12 billion in three years with a total of 109 projects; India is Dubai's 2nd largest investor in FDI capital and 4th largest in FDI projects during first nine months of 2018.
Posted: January 2, 2019
UAE. Apla delivers blockchain services to government departments in India as part the organization's strategic plan to expand in the Middle East and South Asia.
Posted: December 21, 2018
LONDON. The UK government and its allies are holding responsible elements of the Chinese government for an extensive cyber campaign.
Posted: December 20, 2018
UAE. The League of Arab States believes that investing in the digital economy paves the way to boost social, economic and political stability in the Arab World.
Posted: December 17, 2018
UAE. Digital economy strategy to almost double Arab countries' GDP by 2030; US$333 billion a year would be the potential contribution to the Arab world GDP in adoption of the strategy at full maturity.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 18, 2019
UAE. Event held in Dubai discussed how innovation, technology and digital skills will be needed to deliver efficiency and social inclusion in the cities of tomorrow.
date:Posted: January 17, 2019
UAE. As the threat landscape evolves and cybercriminals continue to morph attacks and work to find new security holes, the unknown minority becomes important. Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools are about detecting that minority.
date:Posted: January 17, 2019
LONDON. The root cause stems from the lack of a marketwide, regulatory-enforced mechanism to reconcile subrogation accounts between parties.
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