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Posted: 09-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Classical political economists like Adam Smith or David Ricardo never used the term “economy” by itself. They always used the term “political economy.” For classical economists, it was impossible to understand politics without economics or economics without politics. The two fields are certainly different but they are also intimately linked. The use of the term “economy” by itself did not begin until the late 19th century. Smith understood that while an efficient market would emerge from individual choices, those choices were framed by the political system in whi
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. The top ten most influential brands headquartered in the UAE based on engagement among LinkedIn's membership of 313 million professionals; Leading UAE airlines are the top two brands, Etihad Airways tops ranking.
Posted: September 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Barack Obama touches down in Estonia tonight to deliver reassurance to Baltic nations and a direct warning to Vladimir Putin that NATO stands by its military commitments.
Posted: September 2, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The arrests come as part of the kingdom's drive to "punish" those "belonging to or supporting" groups classified as "terrorist," the interior ministry said.
Posted: September 2, 2014
SYRIA. "It's the largest number of air raids to hit Jubar since the beginning of the army offensive on the district" six days ago," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. ADIB and Barclays will now work closely to ensure the seamless transition of over 110,000 customers onto the ADIB banking platform.
Posted: September 2, 2014
KUWAIT. Headline inflation is expected to average around 3.0% for 2014; Inflation rates across the GCC member states ranged between 1.2% and 3.1% in 1H14.
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. The behaviour of other motorists is the biggest distraction on the roads; Mobile phone use remains a leading cause of distraction driving despite being illegal in the UAE.
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. "Our challenge is to manage this growth whilst at the same time ensuring that standards of service, safety and security remain consistently high, helping us achieve our goal to become the world's leading airports group".
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. The research-based online screening service is designed to serve investors and treasuries aiming to balance their portfolios with low risk fixed income instruments yet conform to the mandates defined by their Shariah boards.
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. The 2 day Summit will focus on strategies, opportunities and the challenges affecting the aviation industry in Africa.
Posted: September 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "The full extent of casualties is difficult to determine. Many have been killed directly; others have been besieged and deprived of food."
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. Next milestone in cognitive computing is accelerating scientific and industrial research.
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. Installed electrical capacity of 1600 megawatts; Power to help accommodate increasing population and industrial growth.
Posted: September 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. U.S. strategic conception must evolve away from seeing these conflicts as distinct theaters into seeing them as different aspects of the same theater: the Black Sea.
Posted: September 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Iran held serious discussions with the U.N. nuclear watchdog about issues that are part of an investigation into suspicions Tehran has conducted atomic bomb research.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. The top ten most influential brands headquartered in the UAE based on engagement among LinkedIn's membership of 313 million professionals; Leading UAE airlines are the top two brands, Etihad Airways tops ranking.
date:Posted: September 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. U.S. strategic conception must evolve away from seeing these conflicts as distinct theaters into seeing them as different aspects of the same theater: the Black Sea.
date:Posted: September 1, 2014
UAE. The Middle East's top brands have grown by an average of 38%, according to The Brand Finance Middle East 50; This brings the total value of the top 50 above US$50 billion for the first time; Emirates holds the top spot and remains far ahead of the rest.
UAE. The top ten most influential brands headquartered in the UAE based on engagement among LinkedIn's membership of 313 million professionals; Leading UAE airlines are the top two brands, Etihad Airways tops ranking.
INTERNATIONAL. I think one of the big fallacies in people's thinking about the Iraqi oil sector has been the focus on who's making money producing the oil. The bigger impact is on consumers.
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