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Posted: 14-03-2009
KUWAIT.Kuwait will cooperate with France in the field of nuclear power, the deputy prime minister of the Gulf nation said on Friday, hinting it could take a stake in French nuclear group Areva. Speaking after a meeting with President Nicolas Sarkozy, Sheikh Jaber Moubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said the two leaders had discussed the possible purchase of French military material and the issue of energy and nuclear reactors. Asked if Kuwait would cooperate with France in the domain of nuclear energy for civilian use, he said: "Yes." In response to a question on whether Kuwait was among the Gulf co
Posted: February 14, 2018
LONDON. Insurers in the GCC have historically enjoyed significant capital buffers and benefited from extensive reinsurance support, however continuing headwinds could lead to potential volatility in the operating performance and capitalisation of market participants.
Posted: February 4, 2018
UAE. Saudi Arabia was the best performer over the month with a 5.9% increase, followed by Abu Dhabi and Kuwait up 4.6% and 4.4%, respectively.
Posted: February 2, 2018
KUWAIT. Senior Ministers and executives from leading energy companies attend Kuwait Energy Strategy Forum.
Posted: January 29, 2018
UAE. Mandatory health insurance and higher oil price expected to boost spending in the healthcare sector that will create new jobs and help GCC grow.
Posted: January 28, 2018
UAE. Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait ended the week on a positive note, +0.6%, +0.4% and +0.2%, respectively.
Posted: January 27, 2018
UAE. Global deal activity remained flat year-on-year; Overall Middle East M&A activity increased in volume and value in Q4 2017 compared to Q3 2017; UAE dominated both inbound and outbound Middle East M&A by volume.
Posted: January 25, 2018
KUWAIT. Partnership with Jacobs Douwe Egberts will enhance coffee choice for local consumers.
Posted: January 24, 2018
LEBANON. The competition includes three tracks : Ideas, Startup, Social Entrepreneurship; Money prizes exceed US$160,000.
Posted: January 22, 2018
UAE. Second round of the AIM Startup roadshows will see a number of new startup companies enter the final round of the region-wide pitch competition to select the best startups.
Posted: January 21, 2018
UAE. Regional markets continued their upward trend with all main indices ending the week higher with the exception of Oman (-1.2%).
Posted: January 15, 2018
UAE. All six regional indices ending the week in the green, with only Oman having a marginally lower weekly performance of -0.3%; Egypt market was best performer.
Posted: January 15, 2018
KUWAIT. Marmore MENA Intelligence's outlook continues to be negative on Qatar and Bahrain; remains neutral on other GCC markets.
Posted: January 13, 2018
KUWAIT. The UK carrier has revealed some of its top travel predictions for travellers from the Middle East, selecting a mix of must-see places from its network of over 200 destinations.
Posted: January 11, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The airline is introducing an exciting and expanded new menu, which provides more quantity and quality to both meals and great snacking options throughout the flight.
Posted: January 7, 2018
UAE. Investors are optimistic about the New Year's outlook for the region backed by increased oil prices and global growth; UAE markets were the performers.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 20, 2018
UAE. Business leaders from the UAE gathered together at an ACCA event in collaboration with Thomson Reuters which took place in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to discuss the first 100 days of VAT in the UAE and how organisations can navigate adoption challenges.
date:Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. Bayt.com Job Index found that the skills most sought in the UAE are good communication in Arabic and English, being a team player, and ability to work under pressure.
date:Posted: February 19, 2018
UAE. What is it about Augmented Intelligence that makes it a major shifter in the way sales are conducted and won? Could this new technology positively influence the sales world, yet move human minds out of the sales picture?
UAE. Business leaders from the UAE gathered together at an ACCA event in collaboration with Thomson Reuters which took place in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to discuss the first 100 days of VAT in the UAE and how organisations can navigate adoption challenges.
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