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 19, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank's strategy team sees a market full of potential hazards as we head into 2018; From central bank policy normalisation to rising inflation expectations, from fiscal deficit expansions to cross-asset correlations, the signs are all there.
Posted: January 16, 2018
UAE. "Innovation and rapid digitalization are creating a pressing need to address ICT skills gaps globally," says Sajwani.
Posted: January 16, 2018
UAE. The talk was given at the Satellite Communications Conference, part of the 24th edition of CABSAT.
Posted: January 15, 2018
KUWAIT. Marmore MENA Intelligence's outlook continues to be negative on Qatar and Bahrain; remains neutral on other GCC markets.
Posted: January 13, 2018
UAE. Achievement for the "Largest environmental sustainability lesson".
Posted: January 7, 2018
The Foundation's events helped activate knowledge sharing as well as the development of new methods and tools to measure knowledge.
Posted: January 7, 2018
EGYPT. Signs of economic stability and increased capital investment plans underpinned strong business confidence during December.
Posted: January 7, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. "We expect headline GDP growth to be close to zero in 2017 as substantial oil production cuts will offset the expansion in the non-oil sectors of the economy. We are more optimistic about growth prospects in 2018 however."
Posted: January 5, 2018
UAE. The growth is largely due to a strong rise in output and new orders. It is likely that the introduction of VAT in January has spurred activity and purchasing in Q4 2017.
Posted: January 5, 2018
DENVER. This contract introduces active cyber defense technologies to an industry that typically uses only passive techniques, such as encryption and authentication.
Posted: January 4, 2018
LONDON. Housing remains by far the best performing area of activity; New orders rise at fastest pace since May; Sharp rate of input price inflation continues in December.
Posted: January 3, 2018
UAE. Head of Dominica's Citizenship by Investment Unit addresses investors in mega seminar organised by AAA Associates.
Posted: January 3, 2018
UAE. Onboarding e-commerce and services entrepreneurs across global landscape led to robust investments.
Posted: January 2, 2018
UAE. Combined value of 1,424 active transport projects in the GCC region crossed US$392.2 billion by the end of 2017; As many as 60 transport projects with a combined estimated value of US$6.64 billion were completed in Q3; Fifteen new transport projects, worth US$2.08 billion were announced in Q3.
Posted: December 21, 2017
UAE. Startups in the Middle East battle it out through region-wide pitch competitions aimed at helping the startup community.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 21, 2018
UAE. The risk landscape in the Middle East is changing rapidly. Every day brings new challenges that considerably alter how companies respond to and manage risk; Organisations can remain strong and resilient by proactively adapting to these trends.
date:Posted: January 20, 2018
LONDON. The impact of machine learning applications - from machine vision to voice recognition - will be massively enhanced via the deployment of 800,000 machine learning centric chips in data centres this year, roughly quadruple the volume in 2016.
date:Posted: January 20, 2018
UAE. A large youth population, fast- improving mobile connectivity and a flood of new streaming platforms into the market will drive growth.
UAE. The risk landscape in the Middle East is changing rapidly. Every day brings new challenges that considerably alter how companies respond to and manage risk; Organisations can remain strong and resilient by proactively adapting to these trends.
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