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Iran Deal: The EU Has The Most To Lose

Europe is on edge ahead of Donald Trump announcing whether the U.S. will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. European companies have enjoyed success...

Saudi Arabia Granted 664 Patents in 2017; Double of All Arab...

Saudi Arabia has ranked 23rd among 92 countries in terms of patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 2017....

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...

UAE Goes Green To Celebrate National Day of Ireland

Today as millions around the world celebrate the National Day of Ireland, the UAE is going ‘green’ to mark Ireland’s big day with grandeur....

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...

Global Economy Set to Grow 3.2 Percent in 2018

The global economy will expand 3.2 percent in 2018, matching the rate of growth achieved in 2017 and marking the first time since 2011...

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...

Middle East Faces Significant Challenges to International Business

67% believe administrative processes of other countries are a barrier to opportunities  75% feel limited by the opportunities within the region at least...

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...

Business Confidence in Middle East Continues to Fall

Global economic confidence has improved slightly this quarter, despite lagging confidence in the Middle East and the Americas. According to the latest Global Economic Conditions...

World’s Most Attractive Cities in 2017

London, New York, and Tokyo were again named as the most attractive cities in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2017 report published today...

World Day for Decent Work: Pay People a Decent Wage

This year marks the 10th World Day for Decent Work on October 7. A day when working people and their unions, backed by community...

Arabian Gulf Could Experience Deadly Heat

Within this century, parts of the Arabian Gulf region could be hit with unprecedented events of deadly heat as a result of climate change,...

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...

Unabated Climate Change To Reverse Development in Asia

Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development...

GCC GDP on Growth Path despite Oil Price Decline

Regional economies have been on an accelerated growth trajectory for the period 2011-14, which has been mainly fueled by record oil prices with the...

Middle East Climate: Dry for Next 10,000 Years

Stalagmites from Iranian cave foretell grim future for Middle East climate Relief from the current dry spell across the interior of the Middle East is...

Cyprus, Portugal Offer Best Immigration Opportunities in Europe

Europe provides many opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors looking to invest and do business in this progressive economy. Various countries in Europe have their...