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: February 13, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. OBG Business Barometer -KSA CEO Survey 2019: Results suggest that reforms and changing demographics are bringing new dynamism.
Posted: February 13, 2019
UAE. Presidents, Prime Ministers, business leaders, philanthropists gather in Dubai to map-out sustainable future for citizens; Africa can realize its full potential if it becomes a united continent, says Rwanda President Paul Kagame.
Posted: February 12, 2019
UAE. PwC report released in conjunction with Dubai's World Government Summit, assesses the potential impact of quantum computing, detailing expected opportunities and specific risks.
Posted: February 12, 2019
UAE. Sheikh Hamdan launches 7 trends for future cities; Sheikh Mohammed reviews 150kph futuristic Sky Pods; Technology will free news from bias.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. PwC calls on policymakers to rethink what it means to lead in an age of disruption; Highlights 7 key imperatives to help public sector leaders navigate through these uncharted waters.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. Dubai Economy Tracker improves to seven-month high of 55.8 in January; Business expectations at record high.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. Tony Robbins announces humanitarian project with UAE government to feed 1 billion people; Christine Lagarde says women more at risk than men from adverse impact of AI on jobs.
Posted: February 11, 2019
UAE. The report, produced in conjunction with the World Government Summit, looks into strategies, actions and policies for resolving upskilling issues, calling for governments, businesses and society to work together, to engender sustainable growth, employability and inclusion.
Posted: February 10, 2019
UAE. New PwC report calls on policymakers to engage with their youth to build the data economies of the future; Study launched in collaboration with The World Government Summit.
Posted: February 10, 2019
UAE. Maurice Gravier, CIO, Emirates NBD Group: "2019 starts with markets overshooting fundamentals. There are late cycle forces at play, slowing economic and earnings growth, but we don't forecast a recession in the US nor a hard-landing in China."
Posted: February 6, 2019
UAE. The latest issue of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch unpacks the economic trends from 2018, previews the outlook for 2019, and takes a deep dive into the economic impact of the VAT roll out in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Posted: February 6, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. Lady Sohair A. Salam Saber was announced as the President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice in Nieuwspoort, at the Dutch parliamentary building.
Posted: February 6, 2019
EGYPT. Output and new orders weaken in January, but input buying grows at solid pace.
Posted: February 6, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Headline PMI climbs to 56.2 supported by faster increases in output, new orders and employment.
Posted: February 5, 2019
UAE. 2019 has printed one of the best starts of the year for decades, across asset classes and regions; A weakening US Dollar broadly spread optimism beyond the US..

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 18, 2019
UAE.The report found that IT groups have once again stated cybersecurity skills represents the biggest area they experience a problematic skills shortage; percentage of IT groups experiencing this problematic shortage has grown year-over year.
date:Posted: February 15, 2019
UAE. Digital transformation requires successful orchestration of technology across the organization and there is nobody better suited to lead this than the CIO, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director - UAE, Dimension Data.
date:Posted: February 13, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. OBG Business Barometer -KSA CEO Survey 2019: Results suggest that reforms and changing demographics are bringing new dynamism.
UAE.The report found that IT groups have once again stated cybersecurity skills represents the biggest area they experience a problematic skills shortage; percentage of IT groups experiencing this problematic shortage has grown year-over year.
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