Other Middle East

Posted: 08-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. State energy statistics in the Islamic Republic of Iran are closely guarded state secrets. Deputy Oil Minister Mohsen Khojasteh-Mehr has told the Iranian media that "Currently, the total value of the Iranian National Oil Company's assets is estimated to be about US$200 billion. Meanwhile, if the financial and credit resources are absorbed, the revenue of the National Iranian Oil Company will increase to US$350 billion by 21 March 2015. Khojasteh-Mehr indirectly acknowledged the damaging effect that international sanctions have had to upgrading the country’s energy infr
Posted: July 6, 2017
UAE. The report looks to highlight key areas of consideration both for those businesses who are looking to invest in Iraq for the first time, as well as those who are more experienced in operating in Iraq.
Posted: June 22, 2017
UAE. The new risk tool uses a bespoke seismotectonic source model to give a more accurate assessment of earthquake risk in the UAE and 10 other regional countries.
Posted: May 4, 2017
LEBANON. Findings from latest ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller survey released: Young Arabs view unemployment and extremism as the biggest problems holding the Middle East back, with the region increasingly divided by access to opportunity; 77% of young Lebanese say Daesh has become weaker over the past year.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Installed generation capacity in the MENA countries analysed will have to rise by almost 150GW, more than 50% on the current available capacity of 290GW, to reach a massive 440GW by 2020.
Posted: April 7, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The Japan Gastech Consortium welcomed record numbers of Ministers, business leaders and influential players within the industry, to explore the key topics currently affecting the sector and to successfully facilitate business transactions.
Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. Arab Reading Index dispels widespread inaccurate statistics, which placed reading levels in the region much lower than they really are.
Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. New MEED Insight report shows how lower oil prices have reshaped Middle East investment strategies in oil, gas and petrochemicals projects.
Posted: December 21, 2016
UAE. Musab Alkateeb appointed as CEO of Siemens in Iraq; Thomas Schmidt will become CFO for Siemens' Iraq business; New appointments strengthen Siemens' operations in Iraq.
Posted: December 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Although Christians have lived in the Middle East - the birthplace of Christianity - for nearly two thousand years, as a result of years of persecution and discrimination, especially in the past 15 years, they now constitute no more than 3-4% of the region's population, down from 20% a century ago.
Posted: December 14, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Euromonitor report on travel and tourism in Iran outlines the way ahead, and the threats to achieving the country's goal of attracting a huge increase in tourists by 2025.
Posted: November 30, 2016
IRAQ. MoU to support the financing of high priority contracts between GE and the Iraqi government, through partnering with TBI as a key stakeholder to accelerate the implementation.
Posted: November 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Independent Afghan TV news station TOLO has won the 2016 AFP Kate Webb Prize for its consistently fearless work reporting in one of the world's most dangerous countries.
Posted: November 24, 2016
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.
Posted: November 23, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Iraqi forces and civilians in Mosul at risk from chlorine and mustard agents, but also radiological "dirty bomb".
Posted: November 22, 2016
MOROCCO. Climate change will be the world's biggest challenge over the next decade, according to a global survey of young people carried out by Masdar.


date:Posted: March 20, 2018
UAE. 79% of regional CEOs confirm that consumer behaviour will be disruptive to their business over the next five years, compared to 68% globally; 81% are working to create transparency around their organisation’s values, compared to 73% globally.
date:Posted: March 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Public-sector employees embrace government use of AI at a higher rate than other citizens.
date:Posted: March 19, 2018
LONDON. Corporate board diversity will be key for companies' long-term success; EY announces global innovation garage to meet demand for disruptive technologies.