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Saudi Arabia: Property Prices and Rents May Continue Weak Trend

Expats exiting the kingdom following the imposition of expat and dependent taxes; and the white land tax, are exerting downward pressure on sale...

Airbus A380 global check for wing cracks

The European Aviation Safety Agency ordered Wednesday that all Airbus A380 superjumbo planes be checked for wing cracks in the coming week.

Financial Crisis Amongst Top 10 Global Risks for 2018

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, we asked ourselves one question over and over again: why didn’t we see it coming? It rocked...

Saudi Arabia Assumes 2020 G20 Presidency

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assumes the 2020 G20 Presidency today, 1 December, 2019. The Saudi G20 Presidency will focus on “Realizing Opportunities...

The Happiest People in the World in 2016?

March 20 is International Happiness Day, which means everyone will be talking about who the happiest people in the world are. Most will say...

Top Global Trends of 2014

What are the most important opportunities and challenges facing the world in 2014? A new report from the World Economic Forum ranks the top...

Global Economic Outlook 2013

The global economy still hasn’t stepped back on track after the financial crisis that erupted in 2008. In 2012, the global growth descends to almost 3%. This...

Saudi eXtra IPO opens for subscription on December 5, 2011

IPO to open to all Saudi nationals following completion of book-building process

Irish Eyes smile on the Emirates Marquee for Melbourne Cup Carnival

It was a day of fine Irish dining, fashion and racing action at Flemington Racecourse, Australia on Saturday, the first race day of the...

Saudi Economic Transformation ‘Unstoppable’ Says BofA

Saudi Arabia’s economic transformation will be “unstoppable” and there has already been a positive shift in the Kingdom’s business culture, according to a top...

GCC Economic Growth Expected to Reach 2.5% in 2018

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region’s economy will grow near 2.5 percent in 2018, according to new forecasts from Moody’s Analytics, a leading provider...

Short Term Business Confidence Falls across Middle East

Business confidence across the Middle East has fallen sharply in the last quarter and is now at its lowest level since the second quarter...

World’s Most Attractive Countries for Foreign Workers in 2018

If you had to move abroad for work, where would you most like to go? According to the latest edition of the Boston Consulting Group’s...

The World’s Most Liveable Cities in 2015 Revealed

Although it's usually the top cities that warrant the most attention, the latest findings of The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Ranking reflect a...

Quality of Living Survey: Emerging Markets Catching Up

Vienna ranks highest for quality of living for the 9th year in a row Honolulu ranks first for city sanitation, an important factor...

MENA divided over future advancement of women’s rights

Three quarters (75%) of residents in MENA believe women’s rights have increased in their country of residence in recent years. Unfortunately less than half...

AHEC showcases the ‘office of the future’ at Salone del Mobile...

Adam Khan and Wallpaper collaborate with AHEC to develop a striking timber composition - ‘Octopus’ The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade...

“Middle East Point of View”: Social progress challenges in MENA countries

The use of technology in the public sector, the increasing appetite for alternative investments, achieving capital efficiencies and cost savings in the workplace and...