Politics & Economics

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: August 29, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. 88% say advanced manufacturing will transform industrial sector in the next decade; 61% say new innovation approaches in energy sector will reap huge benefits.
Posted: August 28, 2016
UAE. Gender diversity and improving social conditions driving adult female participation in the GCC's labour force to reach 32% in 2015, revealed an Al Masah Capital Report on "GCC Women - Entrepreneurs in a New Economy".
Posted: August 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Biased and selective perceptions, reinforced by historical experience and incompatible ideologies, have locked both sides into immobile positions.
Posted: August 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. GIL Africa congress reveals that new digital transformation strategies can lead to revenues of up to US$5.7 million per day.
Posted: August 25, 2016
UAE. More than 300 international investors, CEOs and high-profile economists to attend region's largest FDI event.
Posted: August 24, 2016
UAE. 71% of respondents think Brexit will not impact Dubai's competitiveness as a global financial centre.
Posted: August 24, 2016
Global government and business leaders will sign pledge at United Nations on securing global energy for all.
Posted: August 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Prioritise negotiating single market access & new trade deals; Germany should be top EU member for new trade agreements.
Posted: August 19, 2016
UAE. In short, the use of VPNs to commit a crime by accessing unlawful content remains an offence under UAE law, although the penalties have been increased significantly.
Posted: August 19, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Unless distrust, insecurity, and illusions are first addressed, no incentives- however sweeping and compelling- will motivate Israel and the Palestinians to make the critical concessions needed to reach a peace agreement.
Posted: August 18, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. At the current level, KSA is amongst the 12 countries globally to reach or exceed a score of 100, which is the optimism benchmark; UAE scores 109, a five-point increase.
Posted: August 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Few public sector organizations currently use disruptive change to their advantage.
Posted: August 17, 2016
UAE. Former British Ambassador to Lebanon to help develop digital diplomacy skills to prepare UAE diplomats for global challenges.
Posted: August 16, 2016
UAE. However the question about what happens when Brexit finally occurs still needs to be considered and answered, as the event will have a wide-ranging impact.
Posted: August 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The global distribution of outlooks deteriorated in the first half of 2016 as Negative Outlooks (22%) far outweighed Positives (5%), a level not seen since 2009.


date:Posted: August 29, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. 88% say advanced manufacturing will transform industrial sector in the next decade; 61% say new innovation approaches in energy sector will reap huge benefits.
date:Posted: August 29, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. PwC Report: Healthy eating is increasingly on consumer's agendas, with millennials leading the way.
date:Posted: August 28, 2016
UAE. Entrepreneurs cite personal fulfillment, freedom to choose a work-life balance and the ability to be their own boss, according to Bayt.com and YouGov report.
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
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