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: June 7, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The findings were indicative of a moderate improvement in business conditions, with the latest expansion being the strongest registered in three months.
Posted: June 6, 2018
UAE. Sharper growth in both output and new orders were the key drivers behind the latest expansion; New export business reached a 30-month high.
Posted: June 6, 2018
LONDON. UAE ranks 44th amongst 163 countries, positioned 12 spots higher than the previous year; 92 countries deteriorated whilst 71 countries improved between 2016 and 2017 - the worst result in the last four years.
Posted: June 5, 2018
AMSTERDAM. Gemalto technology enables Belgian itsme app to hit one million transactions a month.
Posted: June 5, 2018
SINGAPORE. As Singapore develops its digital economy, a trusted ecosystem is key, where industries can benefit from innovations in technology while consumer confidence and understanding can be assured.
Posted: June 4, 2018
UAE. If oil prices remains buoyant, as seems likely, and regional investment flows are boosted by IPOs and a rise in foreign inflows, non-oil GDP growth in 2018 should be slightly stronger than in 2017 which, combined with flat (rather than reduced) oil production, should result in stronger overall growth for the year.
Posted: June 1, 2018
LONDON. Misconception that data must be submitted to verifiers in a certain format is placing additional burden on ship owners and operators
Posted: May 31, 2018
UAE. Using OECD best practices, the new center will provide enhanced regional reach into the Balkans, the Middle East, and North Africa. It will support countries in areas relating to economic competitiveness.
Posted: May 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Microsoft's connected patrol and tactical vehicles to demonstrate always-connected mobility using Kymeta KyWay Terminals during SOFIC and Connect (X).
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. David Ignatius: "I look at the commitment of Arab journalists, some of whom have lost their lives over the years to tell the truth of what's going on."
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. The Dubai Government Vehicle Lifecycle Management System is a blockchain based project which will be conducted under the Dubai 10x initiative by 2020.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. Global defense subsector to grow at a rate of 3.0% from 2017-2022; M&A globally drives expansion, with greater than two-fold increase in deal value over the last year.
Posted: May 14, 2018
UAE. Day 2 continued discussions looking into problems and solutions facing the Arab region, while focusing on local and international efforts being made.
Posted: May 12, 2018
UAE. High-level leaders and officials spoke of the importance for Arab countries to work together in order to build a sound future for the region.
Posted: May 11, 2018
LONDON. The panic surrounding technological development and the expanding use of robots is largely overstated, based on speculation and limited facts.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 21, 2018
UAE. Analysts to explore AI developments and influence on businesses at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2019, March 4-6 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
date:Posted: September 20, 2018
UAE. Research from Aruba and Ponemon Institute shows security teams view Machine Learning and network visibility for users and IoT devices essential for battling stealthy threats inside IT infrastructures.
date:Posted: September 19, 2018
UAE. Few are confident in spotting security risks and vulnerabilities in DevOps operated public cloud environments.
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