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23rd December 2022

AsiaMENAChina tightens ties with Gulf

China has tightened its relationship with the Gulf Cooperation Council.

14th November 2022

MENAAldar joins ‘Clean Energy Business Council’ in MENA region

In a move to support energy efficiency in the MENA Region, the real estate entity Aldar Properties has become …

10th October 2022

AsiaMENADubai, United Arab Emirates

XPENG AEROHT, the largest flying car company in Asia and an affiliate of XPENG, today conducted the first flight …

17th July 2022

MENAEmirates REIT is in the running for two awards this year, namely the “REIT CEO of the Year” and the “Leading Shari'a Compliant REIT of the Year in MENA” for 2022.

Emirates REIT is a Dubai-based real estate investment trust that invests principally in income-producing real estate in line with …

17th May 2022

MENASheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Dead at 73

UAE President dies at 73

19th March 2022

MENAMohamed Al Dhaheri, Acting Executive Director of the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) shares the benefits of doing business in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi stands out for the level of support available and for a commitment to making business as easy …

17th January 2022

MENASaudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Sana'a

Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes on Yemen after deaths in Abu Dhabi

20th October 2021

MENAAl Hamraa Insurance Company, leading Iraq’s insurance industry

Al Hamraa Insurance Company, since it began its operation in 2001, has been a challenging player among Iraqi insurance …

1st June 2021

MENAFinancial services in the Middle East

The Middle East is one of the most developing regions of Asia and the world in general. It owes …

15th April 2021

MENAQatar may allow full foreign ownership, stocks rise

Qatar's cabinet approved a bill on Wednesday that would allow non-Qatari investors to own up to 100%.

13th April 2021

MENAAbu Dhabi IHC adds stake in the main constructor in the United Arab Emirates with the latest agreement

Abu Dhabi IHC acquires 45% stake in construction giant Alpha Dhabi Holding.

9th April 2021

MENAOil rises as OPEC + officially announces plan to gradually increase production

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies officially announced an agreement to gradually raise production starting …

31st March 2021

MENASaudi Arabia launches $ 1.3 trillion private sector investment boost

Saudi Arabia is trying to divert its economy from its dependence on oil exports, which account for more than …

26th March 2021

MENAKuwait Petroleum will seek up to $20 billions of funding to cover shortfall

Kuwait Petroleum Corp will need the money to maintain the country's crude production levels.

18th March 2021

MENASaudi Aramco to become the world’s leading digitized energy company

Saudi oil giant Aramco is advancing its plans to become the world's leading digitized energy company by leveraging innovative

2nd March 2021

MENAOPEC production plunges after Saudi cut

OPEC crude production plummeted in February as Saudi Arabia made additional cuts aimed at removing the remnants of a …

23rd December 2020

MENAInvest in Sharjah: Fuelling local economy by maximising investor experience

Sharjah’s investment promotion arm is building on the emirate’s vision of inspiring sustainable development by identifying and facilitating opportunities …

6th November 2020

MENAIslamic Finance in Tackling COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and economic lockdowns have severely affected the global economy. Countries put in place lockdown measures to …

5th November 2020

MENAIn conversation with…Areej Mohsin Darwish

Chair of Oman-based Mohsin Haider Darwish LLC, Areej Mohsin Darwish, has been awarded Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year. We’ve …

19th August 2020

MENABoosting the Islamic finance sector with blockchain

Shari’ah law prohibits banks from charging interest on loans to their borrowers. Islamic banks offer financing to individuals and …

6th August 2020

MENAThe Beirut Explosion: How You Can Help

On Tuesday, an enormous explosion ripped through Beirut. The blast, blamed on 2700 tonnes of confiscated ammonium nitrate stored …

19th June 2020

MENAGlobal vision, local impact

Established in 1952, Banque du Caire (BDC) has been effectively adopting a wide range of prominent Corporate Social Responsibility …

1st June 2020

MENAHow issuing Sukuk has become a trend

The Islamic finance industry is one of the fastest-growing financial segments on the planet. According to the 2018 Reuters' …

14th February 2020

AfricaMENAA step to financial freedom

The KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension/Provident Funds (NJMPF) drives inclusive, transparent and sustainable practices through innovation and financial literacy. NJMPF …