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: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 44 of the world's cities ranked according to their "magnetism" in The Mori Memorial Foundation's GPCI 2017; Dubai featured for the first time with strong ratings for corporate tax rates, ranking No.11 in that category.
Posted: October 13, 2017
UAE. "Future Live" pavilion at GITEX 2017 showcased innovative smart services that tap cutting-edge Fourth-Industrial-Revolution technologies - from AI and the IoT to VR and AR.
Posted: October 12, 2017
UAE. This Smart and Safe City programme aims to reduce the cost of inspecting buildings and provide central monitoring of fire and life safety events for over 150,000 buildings across the UAE.
Posted: October 12, 2017
UAE. Partnership will share expertise, research and resources to serve UAE and Saudi markets
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. Strategic cooperation to leverage Cisco's expertise to deliver effective, technology-enabled safety and security and facilitate the management of the UAE's capital.
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. 2017 shows signs of improvement on 2016, but less than anticipated due to the oil market; Deficits could be larger than anticipated, likely prompting additional borrowing; Momentum building in key parts of the regional economy, though potential headwinds from further fiscal tightening and political climate.
Posted: October 8, 2017
UAE. DFA, a unique Government-supported accelerator program, an initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation, received over a 1,000 applications for this cohort.
Posted: October 5, 2017
OMAN. Nortal has been selected by Oman as a partner to provide the necessary technical solutions and establish the infrastructure for the implementation of effective tax collection.
Posted: October 1, 2017
The MoU aims to enhance bilateral cooperation and encourage ambitious investments and innovative projects in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Posted: October 1, 2017
UAE. For the week, Kuwait was the worst performer down 2.5%, followed by Dubai and Bahrain each down by 1.9%.
Posted: September 27, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The rhetoric of his speech amounts to a socialist agenda that pretends the 1970s never happened.
Posted: September 27, 2017
UAE. This is an opportune time for key stakeholders from both nations to engage in strategic discussions and catalyze economic growth.
Posted: September 27, 2017
BAHRAIN. Forum to feature an international lineup of experts in disruptive technologies.
Posted: September 26, 2017
UAE. AIM Startup signs partnership deals with Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College of Business and Badir Programme for Technology Incubators to help create start-ups.
Posted: September 26, 2017
UAE. Targets companies and corporate entities in offshore destinations looking to relocate to investment and tax-friendly environment; Firms can maintain their legal identity intact while moving to new geographical jurisdiction.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 15, 2017
UAE. New report illustrates how creative uses of unmanned aerial vehicles are disrupting the way companies build, operate and maintain their networks.
date:Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 44 of the world's cities ranked according to their "magnetism" in The Mori Memorial Foundation's GPCI 2017; Dubai featured for the first time with strong ratings for corporate tax rates, ranking No.11 in that category.
date:Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon white paper explores a new narrative around the ROI of intelligent buildings; Short-term focus on construction costs often has crippling effect on design innovation.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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