Politics & Economics

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Posted: 19-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Something extraordinary, albeit not unexpected, is happening in the Persian Gulf region. The United States, lacking a coherent strategy to deal with Iran and too distracted to develop one, is struggling to navigate Iraq’s fractious political landscape in search of a deal that would allow Washington to keep a meaningful military presence in the country beyond the end-of-2011 deadline stipulated by the current Status of Forces Agreement. At the same time, Saudi Arabia, dubious of U.S. capabilities and intentions toward Iran, appears to be inching reluctantly toward an accommod
Posted: June 26, 2019
UAE. Positive price movement demonstrates success of UAE's diversification drive; Dubai (21), Abu Dhabi (33) and Riyadh (35) rank among the most expensive cities for expatriates in the Middle East.
Posted: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.
Posted: June 20, 2019
UAE. Part ideation contest, part solutions hackathon, the contest focuses on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Posted: June 20, 2019
KUWAIT. Kuwait's retail sector is expected to see solid growth in Q2 2019 and beyond, though fluctuating consumer sentiment and policy changes could weigh on turnover.
Posted: June 19, 2019
UAE. SALT Abu Dhabi, taking place 19-21 November 2019 at the Emirates Palace, will gather leading voices in global business together for three days of networking and collaboration.
Posted: June 18, 2019
UAE. The Conference is one of a series of annual forums organised by the Digital Government Society (DGS), bringing together renowned scholars.
Posted: June 16, 2019
UAE. Business activity increases at strongest rate since series began in 2010; Prices charged for goods and services cut for thirteenth month running.
Posted: June 14, 2019
EQUATORIAL GUINEA. In 2018, the Bank earned US$214 million in allocable income, 48% of which has been reinvested in the institution to reinforce reserves and its business growth capacity.
Posted: June 14, 2019
EQUATORIAL GUINEA. Central Africa's real income could increase by as much as 7% in one of the scenarios that researchers describe in the 2019 African Economic Outlook.
Posted: June 13, 2019
LAGOS. Tiffany Trump wears Jovadi Jewellry to historic Buckingham Palace visit.
Posted: June 11, 2019
EGYPT. PMI in line with survey average; Egypt's non-oil private sector dipped back into contraction as PMI falls to 48.2; Output and new orders record modest falls.
Posted: June 11, 2019
UAE. The event is organised in collaboration with the Federal National Council and the Higher Colleges of Technology.
Posted: June 10, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Headline PMI climbs to 17-month high of 57.3 amid sustained acceleration in output growth; Lacklustre job creation in non-oil private sector.
Posted: June 10, 2019
UAE. Marked accelerations in growth of activity and new business; Price discounting helps to drive expansion in new orders; Employment index close to "no-change" level; Wages are stagnant.
Posted: June 2, 2019
UAE. The UAE has started issuing 10-year residence visas to select group of investors, professionals and scientists - as the country begins liberalising residency permits to gradually allow permanent residency.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 26, 2019
UAE. Positive price movement demonstrates success of UAE's diversification drive; Dubai (21), Abu Dhabi (33) and Riyadh (35) rank among the most expensive cities for expatriates in the Middle East.
date:Posted: June 25, 2019
UAE. There were a number of iconic deals completed in Q1 FY19 which include: Network International IPO, acquisition of Careem by Uber, Saudi Aramco bond listing and investment into ADNOC pipeline and refinery assets by international investors.
date:Posted: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.