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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: August 30, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "I believe that in the wake of the Gaza war and the basis on which the ceasefire was established, a new momentum for peace negotiations might have been created."
Posted: August 30, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Writing in the New York Times, a week before a NATO summit in Wales, Kerry urged "a united response led by the United States and the broadest possible coalition of nations."
Posted: August 30, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Terrorism at this time is an evil force that must be fought with wisdom and speed. And if neglected I'm sure after a month it will arrive in Europe and a month after that in America."
Posted: August 30, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. More than 70 Filipino peacekeepers had been trapped at two posts in Syria, Defence Minister Voltaire Gazmin said in Manila.
Posted: August 30, 2014
QATAR. Price increases may suggest a potential overheating of the real estate sector. Closer analysis, however, indicates that the increase is still within the fundamentals of Qatar's fast growing economy and rapid population growth.
Posted: August 30, 2014
OMAN. End of August 2014 deadline to move majority of commercial activities will result in win-win situation for Muscat and Sohar.
Posted: August 30, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. "Parsons has acted as the managing contractor for the City of Yanbu for nearly 40 years, and we are confident that Bob will help us continue our tradition of customer service excellence."
Posted: August 29, 2014
UAE. With the launch of flights to Burundi, Uganda and Rwanda, flydubai will fly to nine destinations in Africa.
Posted: August 29, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The latest twist downwards, against a background of worryingly sluggish eurozone growth, was driven by falls in the prices of food and energy, Eurostat said.
Posted: August 29, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Prospects of a final deal on a long-term Gaza truce between Israel and Hamas were seen as shaky after its leader ruled out Israeli demands to disarm the Palestinian militant group.
Posted: August 29, 2014
KUEAIT. There is plenty of potential in the Kuwaiti market, should investor interest remain and the government carries out its proposed spending plans. The government's 2014/15 budget is expansionary, with expenditure growth of 3.2% to US$77.3 billion.
Posted: August 29, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Fast, durable, and portable solar phone charger that charge mobile phones as fast as a wall plug; The technology will be distributed in rural and urban COMESA regions.
Posted: August 29, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "Almost half of all Syrians have now been forced to abandon their homes and flee for their lives. One in every eight Syrians has fled across the border, a million more than a year ago."
Posted: August 29, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Obama's comment during a White House news conference before a meeting of national security advisers about how to proceed against Islamic State drew criticism.
Posted: August 28, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Petro Poroshenko said that Russian forces had entered his country and the military conflict was worsening after Russian-backed separatists swept into a key town in the east.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 30, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "I believe that in the wake of the Gaza war and the basis on which the ceasefire was established, a new momentum for peace negotiations might have been created."
date:Posted: August 30, 2014
QATAR. Price increases may suggest a potential overheating of the real estate sector. Closer analysis, however, indicates that the increase is still within the fundamentals of Qatar's fast growing economy and rapid population growth.
date:Posted: August 29, 2014
KUEAIT. There is plenty of potential in the Kuwaiti market, should investor interest remain and the government carries out its proposed spending plans. The government's 2014/15 budget is expansionary, with expenditure growth of 3.2% to US$77.3 billion.
QATAR. Price increases may suggest a potential overheating of the real estate sector. Closer analysis, however, indicates that the increase is still within the fundamentals of Qatar's fast growing economy and rapid population growth.
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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