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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: August 22, 2016
UAE. Well-established big-name brands perform well in the region, and tourism is a major driver of sales in Dubai. Although the region is likely to feel the impact of political unrest as well as global economic uncertainty, further growth is expected overall.
Posted: August 22, 2016
KUWAIT. Following an inspection process, the luxurious landmark's sustainability management plan met all international standards for sustainable practices.
Posted: August 18, 2016
KUWAIT. The firm advised the bank on its issuance of USD 250.000.000 Tier 1 Capital Sukuk that represented the first ever Basel III compliant Sukuk issuance.
Posted: August 16, 2016
UAE. 3,726 candidates in the Middle East and North Africa sat for the CFA exam in June 2016, 8% higher than the previous year.
Posted: August 16, 2016
KUWAIT. NCR will provide innovative ATM and branch transformation solutions leading to exceptional customer experiences.
Posted: August 16, 2016
KUWAIT. New Italian Chef de Cuisine and Junior Executive Sous Chef join Olio and Pepper restaurants.
Posted: August 15, 2016
UAE. The Regional Final was won by Marcelino Lacurum from Kuwait, whose signature beverage, the "Cococcino", impressed the judges with its mix of espresso coffee, coconut milk, young coconut strips and coconut flake garnish.
Posted: August 13, 2016
KUWAIT. Ratings continue to be supported by the sovereign's high levels of accumulated fiscal, external, and household wealth, despite the low oil price environment.
Posted: August 3, 2016
UAE. Oil prices and global economic volatility, regional political unrest as well as the recent UK vote on the referendum to leave the EU, "Brexit", continued to bring uncertainty to GCC markets.
Posted: August 1, 2016
UAE. "This will be a significant addition of 7,000 more schools than the current number to address the burgeoning school student population across the region."
Posted: July 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Finland tops 2016 Social Progress Index; Canada, Australia and UK also perform well; The most significant underperformers relative to GDP are the Gulf States: Saudi Arabia (65th, $49,537); Kuwait (45th, $69,878) and the UAE (39th, $64,563).
Posted: July 26, 2016
KUWAIT. In a second phase, Loylogic will take over the ongoing management of the Nojoom program.
Posted: July 25, 2016
QATAR. Dedicated civil defence area and key conference sessions to debut at this year's event with plans for considerable growth in 2018.
Posted: July 19, 2016
KUWAIT. Existing and prospective customers were invited to an exclusive gathering and test drive event at Lamborghini Kuwait showroom in Shuwaikh.
Posted: July 18, 2016
KUWAIT. International Finance Magazine has conferred the 2016 award for 'Best Retail Bank' and 'Best Retail Customer Service Bank' in Kuwait to Gulf Bank.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. Smart Grids can help lay the foundations for energy and cost-saving applications and renewable energy development in the MENA region.
date:Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Knowledge Summit 2016: "Over 2 billion jobs will disappear by 2030 and that is the hidden results of our rapid technology growth. But, if we understand all these hidden consequences we can create jobs at a much higher rate".
UAE. The Global Cross-Border report shows Middle-East as one of the regions with the highest incidence of cross-border online shoppers; UAE consumers continue to increase their online shopping. In 2016, 68% of adults in UAE shopped online in the past 12 months, increasing from 63% in 2015.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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