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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: March 19, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. A group monitoring the Syrian civil war said that government forces carried out a poison gas attack that killed six people in the northwest.
Posted: March 19, 2015
QATAR. Strong macroeconomic fundamentals and the lowest breakeven oil prices amongst the GCC; Real GDP projected to slow in 2015 (1.0%) before recovering in 2016 (1.8%).
Posted: March 19, 2015
UAE. Concerns remain about the fuel for continued innovation and competitiveness according to Oliver Wyman / Zogby Research survey; the needs for investment, talent, research, and infrastructure are stubborn obstacles to innovation within Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Kuwait, and especially in the UAE.
Posted: March 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. A net 63% of respondents say that Europe is the region they would most like to overweight in the coming 12 months - a record since the question was first asked in 2001.
Posted: March 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "General Allen reiterated that the United States' position on Assad has not changed," the U.S. embassy said in a statement, after the special envoy held talks in Ankara.
Posted: March 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Benjamin Netanyahu won a come-from-behind victory after tacking hard to the right, including abandoning a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state.
Posted: March 17, 2015
KUWAIT. Kuwait is cooperating with the IMF to discuss introducing a corporate tax for local companies, state news agency KUNA quoted Commerce and Industry Minister as saying.
Posted: March 17, 2015
UAE. Succession planning critical challenge for Middle East business families; This challenge is among the topics discussed in the spring 2015 issue of Deloitte's "Middle East Point of View."
Posted: March 16, 2015
UAE. Forum to be held on 17 March at the Armani Hotel, Dubai; Featured speakers include H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, Arif Naqvi, Ashok Aram, Marios Maratheftis and Michael R. Bloomberg.
Posted: March 16, 2015
LEBANON. Gemayel's Boston College address on March 25 comes two days before the UN Security Council meets to address the crisis of growing persecution of Christians in the Middle East.
Posted: March 16, 2015
SYRIA. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's suggestion that Washington must negotiate with the Damascus regime was recognition of President Bashar Assad's "legitimacy," Syrian media said.
Posted: March 14, 2015
EGYPT. The government and investors from the Gulf Cooperation Council announced initial deals in industries from energy to logistics and construction.
Posted: March 14, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The radical religious ideology that the Islamic republic leaders have followed towards Iran's neighbours has become one of the root causes of many of the calamities that the Middle East region is currently facing.
Posted: March 13, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "Joining the AIIB at the founding stage will create an unrivalled opportunity for the UK and Asia to invest and grow together"; U.S reacts frostily to the development.
Posted: March 13, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "The way that things have always been done" is changing in many African countries; Control Risks hosts webinar on anti-corruption and compliance issues.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 27, 2015
UAE. Consumption of luxury goods up 11% in the GCC, according to Bain & Company; China luxury market shows a shift in consumer preferences and ties to the GCC; In the UAE, Chinese represent about 2.5% of overall tourists, but account for 7% of the mall footfall and even bigger part of the spend.
date:Posted: March 26, 2015
UAE. Deloitte Middle East conference addresses recent changes in regulation and tax; Developments such as the refurbished runway at Dubai, the mid-field terminal project at Abu Dhabi, the opening of Hamad international in Doha, showcase the commitment to the aviation sector.
date:Posted: March 25, 2015
UAE. Speaking at Hult Dubai, Dr Vicki Culpin, Research Director at Ashridge Business School says managers may be sleepwalking to disaster due to a lack of quality rest.
UAE. Consumption of luxury goods up 11% in the GCC, according to Bain & Company; China luxury market shows a shift in consumer preferences and ties to the GCC; In the UAE, Chinese represent about 2.5% of overall tourists, but account for 7% of the mall footfall and even bigger part of the spend.
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