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: September 20, 2018
NEW YORK. Hanaa Helmy recognized for Investing in Social Development.
Posted: September 19, 2018
UAE. Innovative technologies with stringent data safety and security capabilities makes Ajman Media City Free Zone a unique investment destination.
Posted: September 19, 2018
NEW YORK. Taking place on the sidelines of the General Assembly's meeting, the event marked the first time an Arab organisation received this accolade.
Posted: September 19, 2018
UAE. The partnership is part of Abu Dhabi's campaign to develop its non-oil economy.
Posted: September 19, 2018
UAE. The Tax Dispute Resolution Committee is an administrative committee formed to decide on administrative decisions issued by an administrative body [the Federal Tax Authority].
Posted: September 14, 2018
LEBANON. The Institute of International Finance (IIF) issues report on the Lebanese economy in cooperation with Byblos Bank; The country is suffering from protracted economic stagnation, as the lack of reforms and delay in the formation of the new Cabinet have dampened private consumption and investments.
Posted: September 13, 2018
LEBANON. Increase in Q2 2018 due to expectations of renewed subsidies for housing loans; No change in the dynamics of the housing market; Index down 16.3% compared to Q2 2017.
Posted: September 12, 2018
UAE. The more connected nature of oil & gas operations, driven in large part by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and related digitalization trends, although beneficial to bottom lines, introduces an element of cyber-risk that should be addressed.
Posted: September 9, 2018
UAE. Delegation to visit Indianapolis & Detroit cities from September 15-22; Non-oil trade between US & UAE reached US$24.28 billion in 2017; Over 1,500 American firms registered in UAE.
Posted: September 8, 2018
UAE. Partnership to enhance collaboration between business communities of both cities.
Posted: September 7, 2018
UAE. BCG's global report on sustainable economic development progress places the UAE in the top quartile when it comes to well-being; the UAE performs above the majority of its GCC peers.
Posted: September 4, 2018
JORDAN. The Forum aims to help solve geopolitical and economic challenges in the MENA region.
Posted: July 24, 2018
QATAR. The Middle East accounted for the highest share of wealth held in investable assets with Qatar investable wealth projected to grow at a CAGR of 7 percent by 2022, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group.
Posted: July 19, 2018
UAE. The technologies most valuable to national defence are those that maximise the nation's freedom to develop and use its military capability as it sees fit.
Posted: June 7, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The findings were indicative of a moderate improvement in business conditions, with the latest expansion being the strongest registered in three months.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 20, 2018
UAE. Research from Aruba and Ponemon Institute shows security teams view Machine Learning and network visibility for users and IoT devices essential for battling stealthy threats inside IT infrastructures.
date:Posted: September 19, 2018
UAE. Few are confident in spotting security risks and vulnerabilities in DevOps operated public cloud environments.
date:Posted: September 19, 2018
UAE. Companies in EMEA are enhancing always-on, omnichannel customer service as more and more consumers embrace AI-driven experiences.
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