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Posted: 09-06-2011
INTERNATIONAL. On June 7, we were able to obtain some pictures of the outside of the mosque and the inside of the mosque where the attack happened. And as we’ve looked at these pictures very closely, it’s enabled us to ascertain that it was indeed and improvised explosive device (IED) used in the attack not some sort of military munition like a mortar round or a tank-guided missile. What I want to do now is walk through some of the photos that we have obtained, and I want to describe the types of things you look for as a post-blast investigator when you’re looking at the photos. Of
Posted: July 11, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. The conference aims to enable a dialogue on opportunities and principal barriers that need to be addressed to increase investment and trade in Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Jordan and Yemen.
Posted: July 5, 2013
YEMEN. Donor pledges have not kept pace with expanding NGO coverage and demands for bigger budgets - a development which is forcing aid groups to scale back or close down projects.
Posted: June 26, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. The conference will promote the role of Arab women in the global and MENA economies, will debate how economic opportunities can be improved for women and will aim at creating new economic partnerships.
Posted: May 27, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Helping Arab countries move towards more open and inclusive economies and societies; US$52.7 million boost for projects that drive institutional reform, prosperity and growth.
Posted: May 25, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Oil exporters maintain healthy non-oil growth, oil importers see moderate recovery; Transition countries need resolute actions to maintain economic stability and promote inclusive growth.
Posted: May 10, 2013
UAE. Experts converge to combat diabetes and cardiovascular diseases at International Cardiology Symposium and Diabetes Forum-A Global Agenda (ICS-13).
Posted: April 7, 2013
UAE. Survey results based on face-to-face interviews with 3,000 Arab youth between the ages of 18 to 24 in 15 Arab nations.
Posted: March 27, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Implement a more robust public diplomacy strategy to demonstrate that US interests in Yemen are not limited to counterterrorism and security issues.
Posted: March 26, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Rehabilitation of 15 Schools with 15,000 Children, mostly girls; Teacher training and ensuring child and gender equality.
Posted: March 15, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Arab States could reap a major "demographic dividend" if they can convert their advances in education into employment opportunities for youth, says the 2013 Human Development Report.
Posted: March 7, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Region pursues economic and political stability in aftermath of historic uprising; Comprehensive political, social, and financial reform critical to economic success; Middle-class aspirations to boost inclusive growth.
Posted: February 20, 2013
UAE. The study highlights positive transformation in oil-exporting countries including economic diversification and increased public spending on health & education.
Posted: January 28, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Most markets in the Middle East and North Africa region post an increase in RevPAR in 2012, driven mainly by better demand according to MKG Hospitality.
Posted: January 16, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. "The survey reveals the alarming extent to which Yemeni children are deprived of their rights," said ILO's Regional Director for the Arab States, Nada al-Nashif.
Posted: January 15, 2013
UAE. Despite many MENA nations' commendable efforts so far, the supply of affordable housing is falling far short of demand, and demand is rising.


date:Posted: April 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The WGC pointed out that the Chinese bank savings amount to US$7.5 trillion but only about US$300 billionn is allocated to gold, signifying the potential for gold demand to grow as Chinese wealth climbs.
date:Posted: April 16, 2014
UAE. "A similar drop to 2013 is unlikely. Those who wanted to get out of gold did, and the rest of 2014 will probably be a year of sideways trading."
date:Posted: April 16, 2014
UAE. Apartments sector witnessed increase of 29% whilst villa rentals have grown by 15% year on year; Over the next four years roughly 65,000 new residential units penned for completion.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.