Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Palestinians blocked roads and held marches across the West Bank on Monday to protest the fate of thousands of their countrymen held in Israeli jails and demand the release of four detainees on hunger strike.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Finding jobs for United Arab Emirates (UAE) citizens is one of the government's top priorities, the prime minister told hundreds of state officials on Monday during a forum to discuss his economic policies.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Iran has taken delivery of several new tankers from Chinese shipyards, giving it greater flexibility in maintaining oil exports in the face of Western sanctions.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The European Commission has concluded China illegally subsidizes steel producers and wants EU members to back punitive tariffs, which could anger the bloc's second largest trading partner, trade sources said.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo on Sunday agreed to form a delegation to visit Arab capitals and ask for help in easing the Palestinian financial crisis, the pan-Arab body said.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Qatar threw Egypt an economic lifeline on Tuesday, announcing it had lent the country another US$2 billion and given it an extra US$500 million outright to help control a currency crisis.
Egypt's government must strongly endorse a US$4.8 billion IMF loan agreement to its people as a step towards stabilizing an economy pummeled by a turbulent transition from autocratic rule, the head of the world lender said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Abu Dhabi has awarded a US$653 million contract to build a branch of France's Louvre museum, signaling the oil-rich emirate is again moving ahead with flamboyant development projects after a pause prompted by the global economic crisis.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Dubai is sometimes called the “City of Gold” because of its stunning growth from a sleepy Gulf port to a world-famous business crossroads in the space of a single generation. Its nickname has a literal meaning for traders in the precious metal.