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Posted: 08-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. State energy statistics in the Islamic Republic of Iran are closely guarded state secrets. Deputy Oil Minister Mohsen Khojasteh-Mehr has told the Iranian media that "Currently, the total value of the Iranian National Oil Company's assets is estimated to be about US$200 billion. Meanwhile, if the financial and credit resources are absorbed, the revenue of the National Iranian Oil Company will increase to US$350 billion by 21 March 2015. Khojasteh-Mehr indirectly acknowledged the damaging effect that international sanctions have had to upgrading the country’s energy infr
Posted: November 11, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The irony here is that Turkey, as a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), has violated every provision of NATO's founding treaty regarding human rights.
Posted: November 11, 2017
UAE. Gulf countries continue to invest in energy projects, as global demand for crude oil grows by 1.5 million barrels per day in 2017, according to OPEC; Hydrocarbon sector represents 30% of the GCC economy and 60% of the total exports value.
Posted: October 14, 2017
IRAQ. 3G and 2G networks to be modernized across Karbala, Najaf and Basra, with a special focus on the holy cities of Karbala and Najaf, to support increasing demand for voice and data traffic.
Posted: October 11, 2017
TURKEY. eCall vehicle aid system will reduce response times and give emergency services vital information in event of accidents, helping to save lives.
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 5, 2017
UAE. The leading property portal in MENA for more than a decade, bought 16.95% of Zingat, the fastest growing property and information marketing platform in Turkey.
Posted: August 25, 2017
TURKEY. Experts estimate the teacher training sector will give rise to a US$60 million-dollar industry in Turkey; GESS holds its first edition in Istanbul on 19-21 October.
Posted: August 23, 2017
UAE. New developments expected to be announced at the Building Healthcare Innovation & Design Show, now co-located with Cityscape Global in 2017; Building Healthcare's new congress format to offer 6 dedicated conferences under the theme "Starting with the End in Mind".
Posted: August 10, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The first vehicles to be produced at the plant will be new Symbol and new Duster.
Posted: July 6, 2017
UAE. The report looks to highlight key areas of consideration both for those businesses who are looking to invest in Iraq for the first time, as well as those who are more experienced in operating in Iraq.
Posted: June 22, 2017
UAE. The new risk tool uses a bespoke seismotectonic source model to give a more accurate assessment of earthquake risk in the UAE and 10 other regional countries.
Posted: May 4, 2017
LEBANON. Findings from latest ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller survey released: Young Arabs view unemployment and extremism as the biggest problems holding the Middle East back, with the region increasingly divided by access to opportunity; 77% of young Lebanese say Daesh has become weaker over the past year.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Installed generation capacity in the MENA countries analysed will have to rise by almost 150GW, more than 50% on the current available capacity of 290GW, to reach a massive 440GW by 2020.
Posted: April 7, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The Japan Gastech Consortium welcomed record numbers of Ministers, business leaders and influential players within the industry, to explore the key topics currently affecting the sector and to successfully facilitate business transactions.
Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. Arab Reading Index dispels widespread inaccurate statistics, which placed reading levels in the region much lower than they really are.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2017
UAE. A year-on-year comparison reveals that transactional activity is on the rise. In the first 10 months of 2017, total activity has already surpassed the full year of 2015 and 2016. On an annualized basis it is expected to have an increase of 32% compared to the year before.
date:Posted: November 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. James Fenner, Founder and MD, of Silk Road works alongside housebuilders and developers in the quest to better design homes with the end-user, the customer, foremost in mind.
date:Posted: November 19, 2017
UAE. Millennials feel that education has the most to gain from being shaken up by 4IR, along with energy, healthcare and government.
UAE. A year-on-year comparison reveals that transactional activity is on the rise. In the first 10 months of 2017, total activity has already surpassed the full year of 2015 and 2016. On an annualized basis it is expected to have an increase of 32% compared to the year before.
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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