UAE. The winds of change whipping through the Middle East during the Arab Spring of 2011 never quite made it to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The country’s strong, oil-fuelled economy and robust public spending have acted as a protective shield from the region’s storm of pro-democracy protests.
UAE citizens, who make up less than a fifth of the country’s 8.2 million residents, are among the most privileged in the world. Assisted from birth to death by funds from the nation’s oil wealth, they also have the social advantages that come with living in one of the region’s most
UAE. 10th Retail Banking Expo & Forum to highlight why banks must adapt to the increasingly digitally-driven world their customers live in, without ignoring the physical contact in favour of apps, mobile and social media.
UAE. As 25 billion devices and objects are expected to be connected to the internet by 2020, expansion in the number and type of attack vectors looms; 3rd Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference to discuss ways to make IoT security a reality.
UAE. Talk Business at Breakfast event brings Dubai Executive Council official face to face with the private sector to discuss the aims and objectives of Dubai Plan 2021 and its relevance to businesses.
LEBANON. "The persisting high level of political uncertainties in the country and wide spillovers from the Syrian crisis, represented the main factors that negatively affected the confidence of Lebanese consumers during the third quarter of 2014."