Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, and you might spot an unusual banner: A flag placed by six climbers emblazoned with the logo of Dubai's bid to host a World's fair in 2020.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The Palestinian economy could expand by over a third if Israel were to lift its restrictions on about 60 percent of the West Bank that it controls, the World Bank said in a report published Tuesday.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
The Turkish lira fell further against the dollar on Wednesday, despite assurances by the central bank and amid tension over Syria.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Iraq's oil ministry, struggling with sputtering output, has blamed Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell over US$4.6 billion in lost revenue due to production delays, in a letter seen by AFP Monday.
Argentina will continue repaying its debt on the same terms, the country's economy minister said Sunday after Buenos Aires lost an appeal in a U.S. court in its case against unhappy creditors.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Egypt's smaller companies have struggled since the political uprising, but in a few corners of the economy, businesses are doing just fine.
Monday, July 15, 2013
The appointment of Jacob Frenkel as Israel's next central bank governor has come under a cloud over his failure to disclose a past allegation of shoplifting, local media said Sunday.
Monday, July 8, 2013
Iran's central bank on Saturday drastically devalued the national currency's fixed subsidized rate against the dollar, as the Islamic republic struggles to shore up its faltering economy.
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Yemen's main oil export pipeline has been repaired and crude is again flowing to the terminal on the Red Sea after tribesmen blew up a section of the link last week, a Yemeni oil official said on Thursday.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Egypt's president signed a new tax law Tuesday that cuts the amount paid by poorer Egyptians in the latest move aimed at reforming the country's economy.