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Posted: 23-07-2011
EGYPT. Egypt's interim military rulers are committed to transforming the Arab world's most populous nation into a democracy, Field Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi said in a televised address on Saturday. Tantawi, heading the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces that was handed power when Hosni Mubarak was forced to leave office in February, has come under increasing pressure by protesters who say the army is dragging its feet on reforms. Egyptian youth protesters vowed to remain in Cairo's Tahrir Square until their demands are met, after violence broke out in Egyptian cities between military
Posted: September 20, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Oil and Gas surveillance specialist Synectics has secured multiple contracts for onshore and offshore oil and gas developments, spanning Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Iran.
Posted: September 20, 2017
LONDON. Lebara is recognised as one of the fastest growing pan-European mobile companies. As the value brand for the world's travelers, students and migrant community, Lebara offers inclusive and accessible products and services.
Posted: September 10, 2017
EGYPT. BHGE to provide engineering, fabrication and construction of subsea production system and support for installation, commissioning and start-up.
Posted: August 29, 2017
UAE. Along with the end of earnings season, regional markets have been in a very thin range, trading volumes declining and no major macro or micro news affecting stocks' prices.
Posted: August 14, 2017
UAE. Al Masah Capital: A set of disappointing regional earnings for Q2 coupled with negativity on the global scene had its effect with a subdued market performance last week.
Posted: August 10, 2017
UAE. Dubai recorded the highest H1 2017 RevPAR at US$209; Softer global and regional market economic conditions made the first six months of 2017 challenging for the hospitality industry, which is expected to continue the rest of the year.
Posted: August 7, 2017
UAE. Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Oman ended the week up by 1.9%, 0.6%, 0.3% and 0.2% respectively. Qatar was the worst performer losing 1.7%.
Posted: August 3, 2017
UAE. LinkedIn Lite will be available in countries such as Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia.
Posted: July 10, 2017
UAE. Geopolitical tensions weighed down on investors' sentiments affecting regional markets' performance.
Posted: June 23, 2017
UAE. Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness; Dubai rises to Top 20; Abu Dhabi (23rd) and Riyadh (52nd) also rise in the ranking, though modestly.
Posted: June 22, 2017
LEBANON. The EuroMena Funds acquires minority stake in leading diversified retailer in Morocco; Proceeds to fund expansion.
Posted: June 18, 2017
UAE. Al Masah Capital: The repercussions to the regional geopolitical situation continued to affect another week of trading.
Posted: June 13, 2017
UAE. The positions of different authorities is evolving and shipping companies do not yet have a complete picture on which to base their contingency planning, but they should all take care to distinguish between official and unofficial news.
Posted: June 11, 2017
UAE. Al Masah Capital Report: Regional indices witnessed a mixed performance over the past week. Egypt and Dubai advanced 1.6% and 1.4% respectively while Saudi Arabia remained unchanged.
Posted: May 30, 2017
EGYPT. Add Energy will carry out the development of a full asset maintenance build.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 26, 2017
UAE. PwC's Academy, the education business of PwC, has partnered with Tolley, the global leader of practical tax training to deliver an internationally recognised VAT qualification.
date:Posted: September 26, 2017
UAE. Healthcare sector reports greatest number of security incidents in 2016 and 2017; Faceliker manipulates Facebook accounts to promote news, websites and advertisements.
date:Posted: September 23, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. IEA; Banning Uber, and clamping down on the Gig Economy more generally, is a restriction upon freedom of choice.
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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