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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: December 8, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. While these predictions do not constitute Saxo's official market forecasts for 2018, they represent a warning of a potential misallocation of risk among investors who typically see just a one percent likelihood to these events materialising; 2018 will be a true roller coaster ride compared to an outrageously placid 2017.
Posted: December 8, 2017
UAE. Middle Eastern countries could not lag behind in this game of innovation and creativity: The UAE is still ahead in the race, but Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan are quickly catching up.
Posted: December 4, 2017
UAE. Stable energy prices will underpin growth, with the price for Brent crude oil fluctuating in a tight range of US$50-60 per barrel; Regional political instability remains the main risk to MENA economies.
Posted: November 29, 2017
UAE. Over 2,500 are operational at the Group's 11 hotels in Dubai while over 7,500 rooms are under development in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey and the Maldives.
Posted: November 28, 2017
LEBANON. Three winning teams Lisan, Yummy, and Sinbad were selected in recognition of their unique entrepreneurial projects.
Posted: November 27, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. During these dangerous times, terrorism could quickly end if Egypt's military were trained to form what is known in Latin American military circles as a Prevention Wing of the Military.
Posted: November 21, 2017
EGYPT. An integrated signalling and communication solution will improve railway security and safety and allow trains to increase their speed from 120 km/h to 160 km/h.
Posted: November 18, 2017
EGYPT. One of the largest real-estate investment and management companies in Egypt is implementing Yardi Voyager 7S for property and lease management.
Posted: November 14, 2017
NEW YORK. Panos Tzivanidis, former IOC and UEFA executive, appointed CEO; Maureen Mitchell named Chief of Staff.
Posted: November 11, 2017
UAE. Gulf countries continue to invest in energy projects, as global demand for crude oil grows by 1.5 million barrels per day in 2017, according to OPEC; Hydrocarbon sector represents 30% of the GCC economy and 60% of the total exports value.
Posted: November 8, 2017
UAE. Move will power bank's new online and mobile services in Libya; Islamic banking software will also open new revenue streams.
Posted: November 7, 2017
LEBANON. Phoenix Energy will partner with Infinity Solar of Egypt and IB Vogt of Germany to develop a 50 MW solar PV power plant in Benban Solar Park near Aswan, Egypt.
Posted: November 6, 2017
UAE. The renewed expectations on OPEC extending its production cuts led oil prices to two year highs with crude reaching US$62.07 per barrel and WTI at US$55.64 per barrel.
Posted: October 30, 2017
UAE. October is looking to close out with a wave of optimism; positive outlook on trading activities seen for the coming period; Regional markets match the optimistic moves.
Posted: October 29, 2017
EGYPT. Q3 has seen boost in Egyptian hotel and tourism sector, according to JLL's latest Cairo Real Estate report; Further projects have been announced in Cairo and across Egypt demonstrating restored investor confidence.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 11, 2017
UAE. Many companies are exploring how they can take advantage of disruptive technologies such as cloud, mobile and big data analytics to drive a new wave of end user experiences.
date:Posted: December 11, 2017
UAE. "The primary objective of any strategy should be to improve student outcomes through removing barriers to learning and improving students' social, emotional and behavioural learning and wellbeing."
date:Posted: December 10, 2017
UAE. Declining reserves and revenues, along with rising domestic energy demand, require a shift to enable performance and sustainability.
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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