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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: May 9, 2018
UAE. Survey finds Arab youth overwhelmingly back Mohammed Bin Salman's move to allow Saudi women to drive and fully support his anti-graft crackdown; Majority of Arab youth say Daesh (ISIS) and its ideology are heading for total defeat.
Posted: May 5, 2018
EGYPT. Mohamed Magdi Omar will have full responsibility for the growth of Lockton Egypt, helping launch its market leading proposition and enabling the business to provide on the ground support for its clients
Posted: May 3, 2018
UAE. Saudi Arabia led the MENA IPO activity in volume and value; REITs dominate IPO listings in first quarter with five deals; IPO outlook for UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Egypt is strong.
Posted: April 30, 2018
UAE. Al Masah Capital Weekly Report's expectations for this week: A range bound trading activity, with investors monitoring the release of 1Q earnings.
Posted: April 9, 2018
UAE. Most of the regional indexes ended last week on a negative note with Bahrain -2.7%, followed by -2.6% in Kuwait, -0.8% and -0.2% in Dubai and Egypt, respectively.
Posted: April 7, 2018
EGYPT. The survey, sponsored by Emirates NBD and produced by IHS Markit, contains original data collected from a monthly survey of business conditions in the private sector.
Posted: April 6, 2018
UAE. The hospitality market across the MENA region witnessed marginal growth in 2017, according to the latest Middle East Hotel Benchmark Survey Report from EY.
Posted: March 27, 2018
UAE. Most regional indices ended the down with Oman leading the pack, -2.0%, followed by Bahrain, -1.6% and Dubai, -1.5%.
Posted: March 24, 2018
UAE. With a total rated capacity of 150 MW (186 MWp) the plants are owned 50% by each company; An investment of around US$180 million will produce clean energy equivalent to the consumption of 150,000 homes.
Posted: March 23, 2018
MOROCCO. New report overviews increased competitiveness of economy, FDI and REITS contribution to boosting real estate growth.
Posted: March 19, 2018
UAE. Geopolitical tensions and trade tariffs were the main focus last week, with investors being cautious on news the US may impose tariffs on Chinese imports.
Posted: March 19, 2018
MOROCCO. Best Places to Work program provides employers the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and satisfaction of their employees and honour those who deliver an outstanding work experience.
Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. UAE leads the MENA IPO value with US$2.2 billion in Q4 2017, raising the highest value since 2014; More regional energy companies to go public in 2018 and beyond.
Posted: March 16, 2018
UAE. Masterclasses in Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Dubai, Riyadh for entrepreneurs and business executives.
Posted: March 15, 2018
EGYPT. Egypt's most exclusive home expo lets you design, finish, furnish and automate your dream home.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 22, 2018
UAE. Cyber-criminals are turning their attention to the supply chain as a new means to exploit business data.
date:Posted: May 21, 2018
UAE. A new defence is being developed that will allow companies to tackle the latest threats as soon as they appear on the network; Machine learning enables AI to detect patterns in all sorts of data sources and create behaviours based on recognized patterns.
date:Posted: May 17, 2018
UAE. The report states that 50% of SME funding applications are rejected by banks and that alternative trade finance, powered by FinTech and Blockchain, is on the rise.
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