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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: March 2, 2015
UAE. Fiscal pressures on GCC economies are mounting with dropping oil prices accelerating the need to broaden and strengthen non-oil revenues, according to a new ICAEW report.
Posted: March 2, 2015
UAE. A tool for Governments, businesses and NGOs to look beyond economics toward Social Progress measurements to maximize FDI and growth.
Posted: March 1, 2015
QATAR. The risk of a Greek exit is remote, but even if it happens, it poses less risks to the global economy than it did in 2012; Other items to dominate the foreseeable global economic agenda.
Posted: March 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. 2015 will start to show some of the political limits to sub-Saharan Africa's growth story, says Control Risks; RiskMap is a key policy and business reference point.
Posted: February 28, 2015
UAE. In S&P's view, the sharp drop in oil prices since mid-2014 is likely to lead to weakening economic, external, and fiscal profiles for the region, particularly for the GCC.
Posted: February 28, 2015
UAE. UAE Minister of Economy: "SMEs are playing dominant role in global economy"; (AIM) 2015, to be held from 30 March to 1 April at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Posted: February 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Washington Post and the BBC identified the masked Islamic State militant who has appeared in beheading videos, as Kuwaiti-born Londoner Mohammed Emwazi.
Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. Global I.T. gurus to unravel dangers of cybercrimes at the 3rd Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference 2015; Middle East cybersecurity market to be worth USD9.56 billion by 2019.
Posted: February 26, 2015
BAHRAIN. Rating decision reflects S&P's opinion that there is an almost certain likelihood that the company would receive timely and sufficient extraordinary support from the Bahraini government if needed.
Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. IDEX this year saw more than 100,000 visitors and 159 delegates participating in the event and the conferences.
Posted: February 26, 2015
BAHRAIN. During an interview with Euromoney Conferences, John Sfakianakis the GCC Regional Director at Ashmore Group, said the milestone decision to liberalise the Saudi Tadawul Index is extremely significant as investors will be able to gain exposure to a formidable oil economy by investing in its market.
Posted: February 25, 2015
LEBANON. Lebanon has issued its largest-ever Eurobond, raising US$2.2 billion; The economy has been hit by the war in Syria; 2015 public debt would increase to US$68.7 billion.
Posted: February 24, 2015
Unmanned technology was the central focus of the third day of IDEX as a flying demonstration by many of the world's most sophisticated unmanned vehicles took to the skies.
Posted: February 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Within the past two weeks, a temporary deal to keep Greece in the eurozone was reached in Brussels, a cease-fire roadmap was agreed to in Minsk and Iranian negotiators advanced a potential nuclear deal in Geneva.
Posted: February 23, 2015
UAE. AMRAAM-ER, NASAMS launcher will provide robust ground based air defence.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 2, 2015
UAE. Fiscal pressures on GCC economies are mounting with dropping oil prices accelerating the need to broaden and strengthen non-oil revenues, according to a new ICAEW report.
date:Posted: March 2, 2015
UAE. A tool for Governments, businesses and NGOs to look beyond economics toward Social Progress measurements to maximize FDI and growth.
date:Posted: March 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Banks in Bahrain and Oman are vulnerable indirectly through the potential drop in investments and economic growth, and Nigeria is vulnerable directly through its banking system's significant overall exposure to the oil sector.
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