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Posted: 23-07-2011
EGYPT. Egypt's interim military rulers are committed to transforming the Arab world's most populous nation into a democracy, Field Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi said in a televised address on Saturday. Tantawi, heading the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces that was handed power when Hosni Mubarak was forced to leave office in February, has come under increasing pressure by protesters who say the army is dragging its feet on reforms. Egyptian youth protesters vowed to remain in Cairo's Tahrir Square until their demands are met, after violence broke out in Egyptian cities between military
Posted: May 23, 2018
UAE. The theme of the event to be held 24-27 June in Hammamet, Tunisia is: "Digital Transformation and the Insurance Industry in the Arab World."
Posted: May 9, 2018
UAE. Survey finds Arab youth overwhelmingly back Mohammed Bin Salman's move to allow Saudi women to drive and fully support his anti-graft crackdown; Majority of Arab youth say Daesh (ISIS) and its ideology are heading for total defeat.
Posted: May 5, 2018
EGYPT. Mohamed Magdi Omar will have full responsibility for the growth of Lockton Egypt, helping launch its market leading proposition and enabling the business to provide on the ground support for its clients
Posted: May 3, 2018
UAE. Saudi Arabia led the MENA IPO activity in volume and value; REITs dominate IPO listings in first quarter with five deals; IPO outlook for UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Egypt is strong.
Posted: April 30, 2018
UAE. Al Masah Capital Weekly Report's expectations for this week: A range bound trading activity, with investors monitoring the release of 1Q earnings.
Posted: April 9, 2018
UAE. Most of the regional indexes ended last week on a negative note with Bahrain -2.7%, followed by -2.6% in Kuwait, -0.8% and -0.2% in Dubai and Egypt, respectively.
Posted: April 7, 2018
EGYPT. The survey, sponsored by Emirates NBD and produced by IHS Markit, contains original data collected from a monthly survey of business conditions in the private sector.
Posted: April 6, 2018
UAE. The hospitality market across the MENA region witnessed marginal growth in 2017, according to the latest Middle East Hotel Benchmark Survey Report from EY.
Posted: March 27, 2018
UAE. Most regional indices ended the down with Oman leading the pack, -2.0%, followed by Bahrain, -1.6% and Dubai, -1.5%.
Posted: March 24, 2018
UAE. With a total rated capacity of 150 MW (186 MWp) the plants are owned 50% by each company; An investment of around US$180 million will produce clean energy equivalent to the consumption of 150,000 homes.
Posted: March 23, 2018
MOROCCO. New report overviews increased competitiveness of economy, FDI and REITS contribution to boosting real estate growth.
Posted: March 19, 2018
UAE. Geopolitical tensions and trade tariffs were the main focus last week, with investors being cautious on news the US may impose tariffs on Chinese imports.
Posted: March 19, 2018
MOROCCO. Best Places to Work program provides employers the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and satisfaction of their employees and honour those who deliver an outstanding work experience.
Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. UAE leads the MENA IPO value with US$2.2 billion in Q4 2017, raising the highest value since 2014; More regional energy companies to go public in 2018 and beyond.
Posted: March 16, 2018
UAE. Masterclasses in Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Dubai, Riyadh for entrepreneurs and business executives.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. AI is creating jobs, yet 80% of respondents say there is a lack of talent to fill positions; More than 50% of respondents use AI to improve products and increase efficiency; C-suite support and performance metrics are needed to scale AI strategies.
date:Posted: May 24, 2018
UAE. 10% of the total real estate debt market could come from private providers within the next decade; Report outlines how diversified debt sources and alternative financing structures will boost lending competition and in turn inject new capital into the real estate market.
date:Posted: May 24, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The more "human" our solutions, the greater chance we'll be building monuments that become meaningful parts of people's lives and not just monoliths.
INTERNATIONAL. AI is creating jobs, yet 80% of respondents say there is a lack of talent to fill positions; More than 50% of respondents use AI to improve products and increase efficiency; C-suite support and performance metrics are needed to scale AI strategies.
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