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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: 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.
Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. New MEED Insight report shows how lower oil prices have reshaped Middle East investment strategies in oil, gas and petrochemicals projects.
Posted: December 21, 2016
UAE. Musab Alkateeb appointed as CEO of Siemens in Iraq; Thomas Schmidt will become CFO for Siemens' Iraq business; New appointments strengthen Siemens' operations in Iraq.
Posted: December 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Although Christians have lived in the Middle East - the birthplace of Christianity - for nearly two thousand years, as a result of years of persecution and discrimination, especially in the past 15 years, they now constitute no more than 3-4% of the region's population, down from 20% a century ago.
Posted: December 14, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Euromonitor report on travel and tourism in Iran outlines the way ahead, and the threats to achieving the country's goal of attracting a huge increase in tourists by 2025.

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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