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: April 15, 2019
UAE. The institutes are promoting the best governance trends in the region; The 2019 conference will explore how good governance can boost sustainability.
Posted: April 15, 2019
UAE. Senior role in Middle East for analyst Billy FitzHerbert.
Posted: April 9, 2019
UAE. "It is clear that firms continue to price discount in order to secure new work and boost activity. The pressure to cut costs means that the recovery in the volume of activity has not translated into much job growth in the private sector."
Posted: April 9, 2019
UAE. "This initiative helps engage the private sector in Dubai’s citywide smart transformation, strengthening public-private partnership in the emirate."
Posted: April 9, 2019
UAE. The vast majority of UAE residents feel this initiative will make their lives better, new YouGov research reveals.
Posted: April 8, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. The average PMI reading for Q1 2019 was 56.5, indicating the strongest quarterly expansion in the non-oil private sector since Q4 2017.
Posted: April 7, 2019
UAE. 66% of respondents felt that governments should intervene in private-sector companies to set targets for gender diversity; Only 44% of women who return to work after a long career break experience support from their employer compared to 55% for men.
Posted: April 7, 2019
EGYPT. Egypt's Emirates NBD PMI rose to a seven-month high of 49.9 in March, just shy of the neutral 50.0 level which delineates contraction and expansion.
Posted: April 7, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. The rise of a digital and globally-connected generation has pioneered an intellectual movement, a rebirth of thought and ideals aspiring for a better quality of life.
Posted: April 7, 2019
UAE. The acceleration in output and new orders suggests that demand has improved; Staffing levels stabilise following drop in previous month; Business confidence reaches new peak amid signs of improving demand.
Posted: April 3, 2019
KUWAIT. Oil prices up by nearly 30% in 2019, posting their best quarterly performance since 2009; OPEC achieved 106% production compliance in February, led by Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE; Prices forecast to firm up during next two quarters.
Posted: April 2, 2019
UAE. Annual revenues hit 4% for third consecutive year; Regular savers up by 14% in 2018.
Posted: March 28, 2019
UAE. Survey finds that businesses in the Middle East do not feel "future-workforce-ready" in 60% of cases.
Posted: March 27, 2019
UAE. Report compiled under the Patronage of HE Sarah Al Amiri focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education and explores Dubai as a case study for advancing sciences.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 15, 2019
UAE. Digital organizations have a vast attack surface making it prohibitive to secure them completely using conventional techniques.
date:Posted: April 15, 2019
UAE. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is all about machines, obviously. Except it's not. AI is all about us - the humans - and how it can make our lives better; Companies need to find the workflows inside their business models that can benefit from AI.
date:Posted: April 14, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. Emerging Risks Monitor Report shows concern about new regulations across geographic areas.
UAE. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is all about machines, obviously. Except it's not. AI is all about us - the humans - and how it can make our lives better; Companies need to find the workflows inside their business models that can benefit from AI.
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