Politics & Economics

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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: December 11, 2018
UAE. Countries that take ambitious action against climate change can close up to 90% of their gap to Paris targets using existing technologies; Mitigation actions can also boost economic growth, says new BCG report.
Posted: December 10, 2018
UAE. Partnership between UNIDO and the UAE government reinforces role of manufacturing in advancing global prosperity; UNIDO GC will be held in the Middle East for the first time in over 30 years.
Posted: December 10, 2018
UAE. After fantastic returns in 2017 everywhere, 2018 is a sea of red; Volatility rules, despite objective good news on the political front; Patience recommended as markets undershoot fundamentals.
Posted: December 10, 2018
IRAQ. Empowering sustainability is going to be an essential component of rebuilding the economy, notes Frost & Sullivan's Energy Practice.
Posted: December 9, 2018
UAE. ADGM Courts set new milestone and benchmark in the global delivery of courts and judicial dispute-resolution services.
Posted: December 9, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Noon Academy's founding team was recognized for its innovation and sustained determination to make a mass impact on education.
Posted: December 7, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The PMI in November (55.2) is still below the series average of 57.7, and the year-to-date average is lower, indicating a relatively soft rate of expansion in the non-oil private sector by historical standards.
Posted: December 7, 2018
EGYPT. The recovery in the headline PMI in November to a three-month high is encouraging, although the overall survey still points to soft business conditions.
Posted: December 6, 2018
UAE. Futurists at Knowledge Summit 2018 identify knowledge and information as drivers of future economies.
Posted: December 6, 2018
UAE. Optimism about future output remained near the series high; 75% of firms surveyed expected their output to be higher in a year's time, compared with 6.7% who predicted lower output.
Posted: December 5, 2018
UAE. The GKI provides valuable insights on knowledge assets that are key to more effective sustainable development; UAE is the top ranked country in the Arab region.
Posted: December 4, 2018
KUWAIT. Selected Marmore reports will also be showcased on the SWFI's website and accessible to a wide range of the Institute's subscribers.
Posted: December 3, 2018
KUWAIT. Oxford Business Group launches latest publication on country's economy; It looks in detail at efforts to diversify the economy and develop key sectors earmarked for growth.
Posted: December 3, 2018
SINGAPORE. Singapore aims to contribute to the global discourse by proposing a pragmatic governance framework that translates ethical principles into practice.
Posted: December 2, 2018
UAE. The Foundation will announce the winners at the Knowledge Summit 2018, taking place on December 5-6.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 11, 2018
UAE. Countries that take ambitious action against climate change can close up to 90% of their gap to Paris targets using existing technologies; Mitigation actions can also boost economic growth, says new BCG report.
date:Posted: December 10, 2018
UAE. After fantastic returns in 2017 everywhere, 2018 is a sea of red; Volatility rules, despite objective good news on the political front; Patience recommended as markets undershoot fundamentals.
date:Posted: December 10, 2018
UAE. Retail sales across four Gulf countries are projected to increase by more than US$24 billion over the next five years, according to new research from Euromonitor International; UAE's US$55 billion retail industry forecast to grow 16% by 2023.
UAE. Countries that take ambitious action against climate change can close up to 90% of their gap to Paris targets using existing technologies; Mitigation actions can also boost economic growth, says new BCG report.
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