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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: January 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Greece won't engage with officials from the troika of official creditors who have been policing the conditions of its rescue since 2010. It's new government wants a new deal with the EU.
Posted: January 30, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia's new King Salman further cemented his hold on power, with a sweeping shakeup that saw two sons of the late King Abdullah fired and the heads of intelligence and other key agencies replaced alongside a cabinet shuffle.
Posted: January 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Western politicians wishing to see a genuine resolution of Iran's nuclear crisis must continue with diplomatic efforts to isolate those among the Iranian rulers who wish for the collapse of the negotiations.
Posted: January 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The aim of this plan is to transform the Kingdom's investment landscape by further diversifying the economy
Posted: January 28, 2015
UAE. Mid-range hotels key to the emirate achieving aims to attract 20 million visitors by 2020, according to Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing.
Posted: January 27, 2015
UAE. Dubai boosted passenger numbers 6.1% to 70.5 million last year, almost all of them traveling to or from locations outside the UAE; Heathrow attracted 68.09 million international travelers in 2014.
Posted: January 26, 2015
QATAR. The IMF expects the slowdown to continue; This will add to the deflationary pressures that are threatening the global economic recovery
Posted: January 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Greek leftwing leader Alexis Tsipras will move to build a government that can take on international lenders and reverse years of painful austerity.
Posted: January 25, 2015
EGYPT. Nine pro-Islamist protesters were killed in clashes in the north Cairo neighbourhoods of Matareya and Ain Shams, and another in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
Posted: January 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. King Salman will keep Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi in his post, bolstering expectations that he will continue the policy of maintaining crude output to preserve market share.
Posted: January 24, 2015
QATAR. Deflation is starting to spread into lower global consumer prices, depressed wages and, to a lesser extent, softer asset prices. Unless an appropriate fiscal response is found, this disinflationary dynamics is likely to continue in 2015 and possibly beyond.
Posted: January 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Oil prices rose after the death of Saudi Arabia's king added to the uncertainty in global oil markets, although the new ruler indicated immediately there would be no policy change.
Posted: January 23, 2015
OMAN. In the next meeting of its popular Science Café series, the Oman Animal and Plant Genetic Resources Center (OAPGRC) will be diving into the topic of Oman's marine life, the threats it faces and its growing economic importance.
Posted: January 23, 2015
UAE. Arab business leaders who converged at DAVOS this week may have come closer to resolving this issue: "Technology" seems to be the magic word and the "digital economy' is the path to many answers.
Posted: January 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. King Salman has named his half-brother Muqrin as his crown prince and heir, rapidly moving to forestall any fears of a succession crisis at a moment when Saudi Arabia faces unprecedented turmoil on its borders.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Western politicians wishing to see a genuine resolution of Iran's nuclear crisis must continue with diplomatic efforts to isolate those among the Iranian rulers who wish for the collapse of the negotiations.
date:Posted: January 30, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Often businesses will seek to explore the market through a partner or a third party with which employees are placed and through which they seek to operate in the Kingdom.
date:Posted: January 30, 2015
UAE. Deloitte report focuses on the key factors that would enable Dubai to reach the next level in terms of sustainability and competitiveness, in order to attract investment at the regional and global stage and promote export-oriented growth.
UAE. Deloitte report focuses on the key factors that would enable Dubai to reach the next level in terms of sustainability and competitiveness, in order to attract investment at the regional and global stage and promote export-oriented growth.
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