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Posted: 09-08-2011
EGYPT. Egypt should be careful what it wishes for. According to YouGov‟s latest survey of Egyptian public opinion, a majority of 67% want Hosni Mubarak, their deposed president, to face a death sentence if convicted of the charges against him. This compares with only 22% who oppose the sentence. Among the age groups of 18-24 and 25-29, support for execution rises to 77% and 70% respectively. It may be popular, but this event could actually do more harm than good to the progress of reform in Egypt. The YouGov figures are hardly surprising, given that justice for Mubarak was a key demand o
Posted: July 22, 2016
EGYPT. Although rental values have continued to remain volatile, the demand for rental units especially in New Cairo is surging, according to JLL's latest report.
Posted: July 19, 2016
EGYPT. "This requires that sufficient spectrum be made available now, and that plans for future spectrum releases are clarified. Having a spectrum roadmap is critical for business and investment planning."
Posted: July 14, 2016
UAE. The Green MED Initiative (GMI) has as main objective the development of an integrated and environmentally sound waste management system by means of innovative technologies and sustainable waste treatment and recycling.
Posted: July 11, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. International arrivals declined in Egypt and Tunisia by 25% and 5% respectively, as consumers shun trouble for safer shores.
Posted: July 7, 2016
UAE. GCC hotels emerged as the highest performers in terms of occupancy in May 2016, with hotels in the UAE and Jeddah recording the highest May occupancy rates in the Middle East this year.
Posted: June 27, 2016
UAE. 15 active projects are adding value to local communities and the tourism economy in the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and India.
Posted: June 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Shifting power relationships in the Middle East are reordering regional geopolitics, entrenching a stalemate of conflict that threatens to further destabilize the region.
Posted: May 20, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Win-win collaboration between Sino-Egyptian giants; Production base set in Egypt with sales expanding to Middle East and Africa.
Posted: May 11, 2016
EGYPT. Egyptian Minister of Tourism welcomes UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) call for lifting of unnecessary bans on travel and tourism.
Posted: May 10, 2016
UAE. Capital raised through MENA firms in Q1 2016 increased by 141%; 2 IPOs in MENA in Q1 2016; MENA IPO activity expected to remain subdued in 2016, according to EY.
Posted: April 12, 2016
EGYPT. Egypt's ICT Minister witnessed the signing of the agreement between IDC and ITIDA during Cairo's CIO Summit.
Posted: March 15, 2016
UAE. According to a new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), written in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), since 2010, approximately 3,200 education companies around the world have received private ed-tech investments - however, only a mere 12 were based in the Middle East.
Posted: March 15, 2016
UAE. Real Estate & Construction, Financial Services & Banking, Telecom and F&B most attractive sectors, accounting for 725 deals worth US$73.2 billion, reveals Al Masah Capital Report.
Posted: March 3, 2016
EGYPT. Some encouragement can be taken from the New Export Orders component, which is showing a slower pace of decline than in previous months.
Posted: March 2, 2016
UAE. Seminar discussed global best practices in investor relations and communication; Course attended by companies that are already listed or considering going public.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. A "three step" Brexit solution, including an ambitious transitional arrangement, is key to meeting UK aspirations and reaching a mutually beneficial LT relationship with the EU.
date:Posted: July 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. European banks must initiate an overhaul in order to fend off new and varied challengers as the spectre of Brexit looms over the sector, according to a new report by PwC.
date:Posted: July 25, 2016
UAE. After 18 months of relatively stable conditions with the lack of demand growth being matched by minimal growth in supply, the market is now starting to show initial signs of declining performance, according to JLL
UAE. After 18 months of relatively stable conditions with the lack of demand growth being matched by minimal growth in supply, the market is now starting to show initial signs of declining performance, according to JLL
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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