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Posted: 19-07-2011
JORDAN. Price stability continues across the Jordanian property sector, which is showing positive activity in both apartment and villa sales and leasing, according to Asteco Property Management’s Q2 2011 report. “Despite regional political conflict, Jordan has remained consistent economically. Government statistics indicate the property sector has played a substantial role in this ongoing stability, indicating a 42% increase in all property and land transactions over the quarter. Rental prices for two-bedroom apartments ranged from JOD3,000 and  JOD13,000 per annum, with three-bedro
Posted: July 29, 2016
JORDAN. Humanitarian access is still needed across Aleppo; Some 250,000 to 400,000 civilians remain in what was once Syria's largest city - not all of them want or are able to leave.
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 20, 2016
QATAR. eduTechnoz and Libraries Without Borders decided to work together after their representatives met within the framework of the WISE Accelerator.
Posted: May 20, 2016
JORDAN. Partnership will provide an innovative "off-grid" power and connectivity solution to improve the quality of education in the Zaatari Refugee camp in Jordan.
Posted: April 25, 2016
JORDAN. Aqaba was Averda's first city served in Jordan and, to date, more than 60,000 tons of waste have been collected and over 300 people employed, with half of these being Jordanian nationals.
Posted: April 14, 2016
JORDAN. PwC Jordan held a workshop on the Foreign Account Tax compliance Act; Country Senior Partner stresses the importance of the transition period and its influence on Jordan's economy.
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: January 29, 2016
JORDAN. Jawabkom is the largest questions and answers Arabic website, connecting users to certified experts who can answer urgent and serious questions in dozens of fields, spanning medicine, law, counselling, IT support, and many more.
Posted: December 18, 2015
JORDAN. The 117-megawatt wind farm is directly connected to the national grid and will produce 400 gigawatt-hours of electricity annually; The project will save the government US$50 million annually.
Posted: December 11, 2015
JORDAN. A comprehensive analysis of current operations was developed, followed by identification of sector priorities and goals for improvement, to deliver better services to residents.
Posted: November 16, 2015
JORDAN. Jawabkom, dream analyzing tool, connects over 6 million registered Arabic-speakers; reveals Arab countries' political, social and economic realities affecting their nationals' dreams.
Posted: November 6, 2015
JORDAN. This expansion will enable the business to better serve corporate clients' insurance and risk management needs in Jordan, and regional and international clients with operations in Jordan.
Posted: October 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Funds will help rapidly expand refugee support operations in Europe; Foundation has provided US$17.5 million over past two years to support Middle East refugees and internally displaced people.
Posted: October 24, 2015
JORDAN. S&P has revised 2015 growth expectations down slightly based on weaker regional demand. However, it expects low oil prices and some upside potential for foreign investment to support medium-term growth; Fiscal deficits are gradually narrowing, despite pressures posed by the difficult geopolitical environment.
Posted: October 10, 2015
JORDAN. The award from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency aims to help the Jordanian government secure its borders with Syria .

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 20, 2017
UAE. According to MEED Projects, just US$56bn worth of contracts were awarded in H1 2017 compared with US$69bn over the same period in 2016; Long-term prospects bright with over US$2 trillion of known active projects in the pipeline across the GCC.
date:Posted: August 18, 2017
UAE. As many as 292 tenders with an estimated value of US$9.5 billion were awarded in Q2, while the total value of urban construction project awards set to reach US$50.9 billion in 2017, according to BNC Network.
date:Posted: August 17, 2017
UAE. Inaugural Global Interconnection Index finds interconnection becoming an essential building block of the global digital economy.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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