Digital
MoF launches Digital Service Guide to facilitate access to all services
1000 Miglia, synonymous with classic elegance, now on our doorstep
flydubai
The 2 companies signed SLB deal for 5 Boeing jets
ADNOC
ADNOC says the project with BP has moved into the design phase
Travel
Japan, the US, Spain, France, and Germany are at the top of the list
Qatar
Fares to jump to 7,110 dirhams on November 20
Monkeypox
While the outbreak is unusual, it remains “containable”, says WHO
Hybrid
Companies are taking positive steps but more needs to be done
Jerome Powell was sworn in for his second term
Dust
The storms put human health at serious risk
Qatar
"We are very proud of the development, reform, and progress we made so far"
World Bank growth
Supported by oil and non-oil sectors
WEF
WEF considering taking the MENA regional summit to Riyadh
Saudi
Saudi oil GDP expected to increase by 19%
Property
Sales prices recorded a significant spike, particularly in regard to villas
Metaverse
Everdome announces upcoming metaverse land auction date
Oliver Cronk GDPR
Risk analysis is another important area of GDPR compliance
Invesco
This contrasts with the strong relationship between gold, real yields
Supply
Wheat imported into Kuwait is noted for low moisture content
UAE
The new reforms aim to enhance the sector across all stages
Qatar
Users can now link their bank accounts to their CoinMENA wallets
Global Financial Markets
US stocks suffer the longest series of losses since the Great depression
It succeeded, in under 6 months, in completing merger procedures
Saudi Energy Minister: World must appreciate value of the alliance
Monkeypox
The World Health Organization sounded the alarm after the virus spread
Bin Talal's share in the company's capital declines to 78.13%
MoU
MoU will increase the sector’s contribution to the national economy
UAE
Deposits to grow driven by projected interest rate increase
Removing company from S&P's 500 index worsened  losses
Saudi
Saudi expects AVs to be available to everyone by 2050
 Middle East businesses should seize digital transformation opportunities
Tourism
Hotel combined revenue exceeds pre-pandemic levels to $3bln
Cars
Expenditure on cars in Saudi reached SAR 40bn in 2020
Green Egypt
Plastics, CO2, recycling high on projects’ agenda
Dubai
The emirate aims to support 42 thousand virtual jobs
Saudi
Trend Micro blocked 107 million threats in Saudi
ADX
The two stock exchanges aim to enhance market liquidity
ACWA
Profits climbed to SAR151.9 compared to SAR139mn in 2021
Total
First-of-its-kind UAE TV viewership research launched at CABSAT 2022
Investors
65% of CEOs expect their companies would focus on ESG
Saudi
Vision 2030 media coverage grew by 74% since 2020
UAE engineering employers finding it difficult to recruit new staff
Hydrogen
The energy and resources industry will witness a major transformation
Cairo launches today the National Climate Change Strategy 2050
2,500 leaders and experts gather to reconnect and share ideas
Alpha
The Fund aims to bring the best technology to Abu Dhabi
Lucid
Lucid to produce 150, 000 cars per year in Saudi by 2027
Kingdom's oil production reached 10.35 million bpd in April
Etihad
In recognition of its efforts in supporting non-oil exports in the UAE
Office
Demand for office space climbs as foreign firms expand
Aramco
The listing could raise $30 billion
The deal makes the fund 5th largest investor in the video game company
Anghami
Preliminary Q1 2022 revenue amounted to $9.3 million
Smarties
The NFT format is titled ‘SMARTIES MENA INTO THE METAVERSE’
ID
Change applies to residence visa applications made on May 16 and onwards
Schengen
This comes after EU proposed visa-free travel for Qatar, Kuwait
Rules out larger increase of 75 basis points at the next meeting
Dental
Qatar has 6.2 dentists per 10K people
borouge
Subscriptions start May 23 to May 28 for individuals
GII
Jadwa sold its majority stake in Al Meswak to GII
Emirates
Recruiters touring Australia, UK, Europe other cities in Middle East
Turkish
This comes as banks cut down dollar sales to prop up currency
Bond
BHB listed BD 150 million worth of government bonds
Global Financial Markets
US dollar consolidated its gains near 20-year peak
Real
Off-plan sales transactions increased by 44%, with 73.68% value increase
Dubai
Residential price index reached 79.8 points in April
Adani
IHC provided capital through preferential allotment route
Egypt central bank
“HC”: Inflation figures for April higher than estimates
EV
Electromin rolls out 100 charging stations for EVs across Saudi
April’s $629 million in revenues highest ever in a month  
Musk
Musk believes fake users make up 20% of total users
egypt
Sector contributes 12% of Egypt's GDP and provides 10% of total jobs
QR
The bank calls on its clients to use the QR code scanning option
New Delhi move comes following 8-year high inflation
Smart
Solutions by stc contracted to implement the strategy
Oman
OQ invites banks to pitch for gas pipeline network IPO
bank cyber
Gulf banks reported a small number of cyberattacks in last decade
Startups
KAUST attracts 5 global deep tech startups to Saudi
Saudi
79K transactions completed since March 2020
Assets
Saudi will soon witness accelerating adoption of crypto
Saudi
Prince Abdulaziz: Oil output depends on what we do in the divided zone
Vodafone
The group confirms $4.4 billion acquisition of Vodafone
Tourism
The sector could create 3.6 million new jobs in 10 years
The government has identified $9 billion in assets to offer this year
Saudi's
It seeks to boost annual coffee beans production from 300 to 2,500 tons
Central Bank Governor: This will reflect on the UAE progress and prosperity
Aramco
Al-Rajhi Financial expected Aramco to achieve profits of 136.6 billion riyals
He succeeds his brother Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, who passed away yesterday
Careem
Tips reached over 1.2 million dirhams in Ramadan
UAE
The initiative is part of Kyndryl’s global sustainability program
Emirates
Losses amounted to $1.1bn, down from 5.5bn in 2021
Hybrid
Poly observes 12 considerations to navigate hybrid working
Amazon
This translates into 4.255 percent of valU’s issued capital
Sheikh Khalifa
Official mourning and flags at half-mast for 40 days
EU
A 195 billion-euro plan to stop Russian fossil fuels' import by 2027
stablecoin
A clear case of playing on people’s sentiments.
Tradewind
The company announced completion of $1 billion funding for 2022
Bosch
Bosch to invest 500 million euros to produce hydrogen
Egypt
A lost golden city. An ancient Zeus temple. A 4500-year-old statue
Saudi
Status will be effective from June 1 and under this new amendment
OPEC
It lowered its forecast for a rise in global oil demand growth by 300,000 barrels
fintech
$3.45 billion, the value of the financial technology sector in 2026
Value
The value stolen from DeFi protocols trending up since start of 2021
Market
The event attracted over 23,000 visitors amid wide global participation
Payments
Region could reap huge dividends from real-time payments
GCC Railway
Gulf countries have moved to revive the GCC Railway project
Service
It partnered with AMEX Saudi to launch new miles redemption program
The CPI was 8.3% year on year in April
Listing
The issuance of two tranches was valued at AED 1.5 billion
rug pull scam
 Stay away from tokens backed by anonymous developers
Several factors to boost Aramco's share prices in coming months
Etihad
Abu Dhabi Convention & Exhibition Bureau, Etihad Airways sign MoU
Total passengers increased to 13.6 million from 5.7 million a year earlier
T-bonds
First auction of dirham treasury bonds oversubscribed 6.3 times
cyber
The cost of a data breach increased from $3.86 million to $4.24 million
Aviation
The agreements aim to strengthen the industry by investing in new innovations
India
Cepa will encourage trade by reducing custom tariffs by 90 percent
Travel
Kitmytrip launches Alike.io, the creator first travel commerce platform in Dubai
Etihad
The airline was awarded the ‘Best First Class’
GCC
GCC travellers have a vital role in driving tourism recovery
WUC
Global leaders, industry experts convene for day two of the World Utilities Congress
Ransomware
59% of UAE's organizations surveyed were hit with ransomware in 2021
Hotel
3.9 million foreign travelers visit the emirate in Q1 2022
OPEC energy ministers
“OPEC +” is doing its part to meet global demand amid geopolitical pressures
Emirates Airlines
Company awarded title of "Best Air Carrier in the World"
Banking
Net income increased by 15.5 percent to 48.8 billion Saudi riyals
It plans to raise 367 million dirhams
Tourism
The sector expects to achieve a GDP of $486.1 billion by 2028
SAUDIA
The airline launches a rebranded business division; SAUDIA Business
ADX
FAM Holding to list its shares on the ADX's growth market
UAE
Heavy penalties imposed if private firms do not meet the Emiratisation criteria
The company recorded the highest volume of fuel sales ever during Q1
Higher interest rates in 2022-2023 would further support it
starbucks
The company acknowledged that it is fascinated by NFTs
Bill gates
Gates has been invested in public health issues long before COVID-19
The largest event of its kind in the Middle East attracts 1500 exhibitors
Aviation
GACA launches national strategy to connect 250 destinations globally
Dubai
Total capital flows of FDI projects exceeded 26 billion dirhams in 2021
Capital markets
10-year US Treasury yields exceed 3.1% for first time since 2018
Emirates Airlines
Emirates airlines to expand premium economy bookings
Analysts expect the Fed's monetary policy to lead to a "bear market"
Transportation
Mawani launches 12 private-sector investment opportunities
UAE
Soaring energy, material prices led to great increases in production input costs
Medical tourism
It has outperformed many countries that have a long history in this field
Mining
Saudi attracts investments worth $32 billion through 9 new projects
Rising commodity prices and global inflation fears pressure sales
Aviation
Future Aviation Forum to offer $100 billion worth of investment opportunities
Fitch
Expects highest growth in Saudi in 11 years
edible plastic
The cost of food wasted annually around the world is about $1 trillion dollars
Today: "Future Aviation" Saudi ... and the Arabian Travel Market Dubai
hydrogen
The WUC to explore the role of hydrogen in the future of the utilities sector
Crypto market
And things don’t look too bright for the coming week, either.
MENA M&A deals reach $21 billion in Q1
Inflation reached very high levels, 7.5 percent last month
Suez
Revenues amounted to $629 million in April
Bahrain
The money supply increased in March by 4.22 percent
Saudi
Saudi registers a domestic product of $833.5 billion
Riad Salameh
Alleged embezzlement of at least $330 million in public funds
Nike
As of 2022, the Nike brand was valued at more than $33 billion dollars
Johnson incurs losses in elections due to high cost of living
Global trade
About 11% of all goods shipped worldwide are stuck in traffic
The "OPEC +" is scheduled to hold its next meeting on the second of next June
Metaverse
Sports organization FAME MMA acquires land on Everdome’s metaverse
Saudi's
Gulf countries expected to grow their economies, IMF says
Say Goodbye to cheap money secured by quantitative easing policies
NFT
Collectors have sent over $37 billion to NFT marketplaces in 2022 as of May 1
people of determination
Governments are working on their integration into the labor market
Personalized Learning
New UNESCO report reveals science-based blueprint for rebuilding education systems
Wheat
A heat wave threatens the production and exports of Indian wheat
Saudi
The Future Aviation Summit will feature 120 speakers, 2,000 attendees
Crypto lawyer
Planning to stay ahead of the changing regulatory landscape
FED interest rates
Another ¾ of a percentage point increase expected at June meeting
ِAlibaba
The mistake resulted in a $26 billion drop in market value
Biggest increase since Alan Greenspan's tenure
Bahrain
Emirates NBD: The hydrocarbon sector to boost current account, budget balances
BP
It posted loss of over $20 billion as it withdraws from energy group Rosneft
Musk
Twitter may see 'slight cost' for businesses and governments
Hospitality
FHS will gather government leaders to discuss ‘Reimagined Horizons’
NFT investments
It’s not just rogue elements that can endanger your NFT investments
Saudi
The Kingdom announces a growth of 9.6% during Q1
Wall Street Journal: Musk told investors he plans to organize an IPO
FOMC 15 march meeting
Federal Open Market Committee raises interest rates by 50 basis points today
ATM 2021
Event will host 1,500 exhibitors and reps from 112 global destinations
PIF
The fund's total assets at end-2020 were 47.1% of national GDP
Du
The surge is driven by sustained demand for broadband and mobile services
Retail
Consumer spending in retail stores increased by 14 percent in Q1
Upon completion of the transaction, Borealis will be 25% by ADNOC
Qatar
The decision will soon be ratified by the EMC, the EP
Starlink
Bahrain is the first country in the GCC to grant a license for this service
Sustainability
WUC 2022 set to discuss the future of low-carbon power and water supplies
Qatar Airways
A separate dispute continues over the safety of the larger A350 aircraft
US economy
The drop in production paints a misleading picture of the economy  
Dubai Financial Market
The introduction of road toll system (Salik) expected next
Microsoft
Earnings were driven by demand for cloud-computing services.
OPEC+
Oil output increase by 432,000 bpd
Biobank
AED17 million to advance medical research and discovery
Aramex
The decision will allow investors to invest in the company’s stocks
Databases
111 databases were exposed to the open web in the UAE, 372 in Saudi
Meta
Facebook's user base is growing at an all-time high
Saudi
Saudi is experiencing a boom in trademarks and patent requests
Visas to EU
Borrell: The goal is to ensure visa-free travel for all GCC countries
Eid al-Fitr
What will spending and tourist destinations look like for the holiday?
Abu Dhabi market
The $70.7 million company will be the largest provider by market share
Saudi Al-Rajhi
Saudi “Al-Rajhi” and “Al-Ahly” achieve net profits exceeding $1 billion
Bahraini House of Representatives
The House of Representatives approves committee recommendations
Metaverse
You can now watch a movie, travel, and prepare your favorite food in the "Metaverse"
Twitter- Musk deal
The deal could be canceled if it is not closed by October 24
Moody's
An expected upturn for the Gulf economies due to the rise in oil prices
expo 2020
These companies accounted for more than a quarter of all contracts by value
Aramco
“The company will maintain flexibility and continue to generate strong profits”
Saudi's
Saudi is in a prime position to produce green and blue hydrogen
Saudi
Number of factories in Saudi exceeded 10,000 factories
Twitter Musk
Twitter has over 217 million daily users
Saudi's building
The value of exports amounted to 108.4 billion riyals
Mohammed bin Rashid
Housing and social services projects are government priorities
Financial markets
Investors are concerned about the possibility of US policy tightening
Saudi's Center
Law ensures equal treatment for both Saudi, foreign investments
Elon
This comes days after he unveiled his $46.5 billion bid for the social-media company
Saudi's
21 total listings in 2021, with volume offerings amounting to SAR31 billion
EU meeting
Failure to comply could cost 6% of companies’ annual global sales
Mohammed-Hussein-Alshaali-Chairman-of-Gulf-Craft
How the past 4 decades shaped the future of UAE’s top yacht builder.
Woman at work
"Important progress in the UAE and Saudi Arabia from countries in the Middle East"
Saudi
The first international fund dedicated to back the tourism sector
UAE
Total volume of the UAE's foreign trade in F&B increased by 16%
Twitter
500 million tweets posted daily, 350,000 tweets posted each minute
Dubai
The secondary market activity sees a surge in European investors
UAE
The 2nd G20 FMCBG meeting discussed the latest global developments
UAE
Performance supported by Expo 2020, returning international visitors
Emirates NBD
Played a leading role in the IPO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority
Discovery
GDMO launches a documentary on “the epic”
HBMSU Chancellor
HBMSU, global partners, bring best of breed e-learning capabilities
Netflix
It anticipates a global loss of two million paid memberships in the Q2 of 2022.
Multi-Cloud
The majority of Saudi agree that multi-cloud is ideal
Steven Rees- JP morgan
An average of $110 per barrel of oil is expected in the second quarter of 2022
IMF
Lowered global economic growth to 3.6% for 2022 and 2023, down from 6% in 2021
AC Milan
Bahrain confirms firm's talks to buy Italian football giant for $1.1 billion
Saudi
The new program to support SMEs through providing trade finance facilities
GCC
Sustainable investments will not contribute to cash flow over next 5 years
Dubai
Higher demand from residents, bigger flows from outside buyers
DEWA
Empower IPO to be announced soon; not during current quarter
IMF
Temporary higher taxes on excess profits could be envisaged.
Emmanuel Macron
S&P's: Le Pen's presidency threatens prospects for French banks
UAE
Non-oil contribution to GDP reaches 72.3 percent in 2021
residency golden visa
Country enhancing position as ideal destination to live, work and invest
Dubai
Around 1,998 real estate transactions conducted
Kuwaiti banking
“S&P”: Oil prices, interest rates, pave the way for banks’ recovery, lower NPLs
Dubai
New committee will oversee the Expo 2020 site after relaunch as District 2020
Al Daayan
Al Daayan Health District reflects the future of innovative medical care
SABIC
The company completed the purchase of Scientific Design
Twitter
The plan prevents Elon Musk from buying a majority of Twitter shares
Egypt IMF
The Spring Meetings examine the global economic impact of war and food security concerns
digital transformation
Startups are the most agile and therefore best positioned for quick shifts
Egypt
The country's present focus is on the local wheat crop
IMF
The financial institution downgraded its growth outlooks for 143 economies
Sri Lanka
This comes ahead of negotiations for an IMF bailout
Corona
Three factors determine actual impact of any new Corona variable
FAB
The decision is due to the instability in global markets and economies
Fitch
SAMA reserves to rebound above $500 billion in 2022-2023
Cryptocurrency
SHAREit connects users to cryptocurrency wallets in the ME
IPOs
Investors consider Gulf markets attractive, shy away from European ones
Oman
The number shot up by more than 400 percent in February
Shrimp Nation
With further expansion plans set for Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Bahrain and Qatar
Saudi
GAC approves 88 percent of applications in Q1
Crisis
The crisis will reduce global GDP growth to 2.8 percent
UAE
25 percent of investable assets in the UAE is to be allocated to crypto
الإمارات
Directory launched for women-founded businesses
بريد الإمارات
In recognition of the ongoing efforts to promote innovation in postal operations
DEWA
Salik, TECOM, Empower IPOs part of Dubai's support for financial sector
Financial
UN: War likely to increase debt distress and hunger in developing countries
US inflation
The Fed's leaning to raise interest rates by 50 basis points
القابضة
Stake acquisition of the Commercial International Bank for $911.4 million
Egypt
Egypt, Saudi collaborate to invest in Saudi's fintech sector
Dubai
Performance linked to the Expo 2020, relaxed pandemic measures
إنفستكورب
eLydian Lion will be run from Investcorp's Abu Dhabi office
global markets
The dollar reached its highest level in two years... and oil prices fell back to below $100
DEWA shares
DEWA shares trading approached 410 million dirhams
الرياض
Residential lease deals amounted to more than 139 thousand contracts
Saudi banks notes
For every increase of 100 basis points, Banks' net income to increase by 13%
SAMI
The joint venture will address needs of growing aviation sector in Saudi
airport
 It received 29.1 million passengers in 2021, over 3 million more than 2020
Dubai
Dubai’s real estate market to ramp up going forward
binance
Binance will provide its services in the Middle East and North Africa region
Travel and tourism
The number of international tourist arrivals has more than doubled
DIFC
Strategy to attract the best minds and companies globally to Dubai
Mohammed Bin Rashid: Future is promising, and the best is yet to come
OMan tourism
What are some of the most important measures?  
جي أم جي
Acquisition marks GMG’s first entry into food retailing
Construction
Contracts industry rose to 78 percent in 2021
food crisis
World Food Program: War pushing MENA into starvation
Saudi
S&P Global Saudi PMI rose to 56.8 in March
Luxury
93 homes worth more than $10 million were sold
Yemen
$300 million to support the UN humanitarian program in Yemen
Federal interest rates
Committee on Open Markets expected to agree to reduce balance sheet at May 3 meeting
DEWA
The high demand underlines the strength of Dubai's economy
Investopia
Summit lays the groundwork for responsible, sustainable future economies
المعمر
$40 million to invest in Saudi technology startups
Iraq food security
Iraq imports up to 80 percent of its goods from outside the country
Abu Dhabi
The emirate’s economy recovered from the pandemic’s repercussions
muscat bourse
Two or three government companies will be launched in the H2, 2022
Egypt
Gulf countries support Egypt with 22 billion dollars
Mastercard
Mastercard to connect 25 million women to digital economy by 2025
ICT
Since 2017, Saudi added 37,000 telecommunication towers
Citi
Citi Continues to Invest in Bahrain and Support Institutional Clients
oil index
S&P GCC index rose by 4.8 percent
Ramadan fesast
Marketing strategies organized weeks and months ahead
EDB
The strategy supports UAE’s industrial development, economic diversification
Expo 2020
73.5 percent of the private companies established new business partnerships
global marketss
An inversion of the yield curve points to potential recession the next two years
Oman debt
Oil production in the Sultanate to reach 1.040 million bpd in 2022
markets
GCC Trading activity at its highest reaching $88.8 billion
Startups
Egypt tops African countries in VC transactions
fintech
}ompanies specializing in financial technology increased significantly
القمة العالمية الحكومات
Economic sectors account for 52 percent of discussions
"إي&"
An internal group-wide effort will drive a more productive work culture
Cisco
3 million users connected to the comapny's Wi-Fi network
Ramadan
Governments and private sectors reduce working hours
STC
IoT will have a capital of SAR 492 million
Oman Debt
Finance Ministry to repay loans exceeding 2.85 bn riyals at end April
Saudi IPO
In line with Vision 2030, we are currently witnessing a massive transformation within the Kingdom
Expo 2020
Grand Finale... Record number of visitors and biggest deals
EXPO 2020
"During the Expo, the UAE showed the world a different image of creativity"
أوبك
OPEC said the increase in prices was driven by geopolitical tensions
Etihad Rail
The rail freight supports the industrial and logistics sector in Dubai
GEC2022
Agreements aim to promote entrepreneurship in various fields
dussur
Agreements reflect Dussur’s appetite to invest in Saudi industrial sector
fintech
SAMA reaffirmed commitment to support finance and payments sectors
أجيليتي
Shareholders to receive 608 pence in cash per share
Forbes Under 30
Dubai Crown Prince meets with ”Forbes 30 under 30”
DEWA
Decision based on strong investor demand, oversubscription across all tranches
assets
The UAE is aiming to attract new forms of business
saudi Egypt
Egypt announced it had requested assistance from the IMF
Technological Spending
Spending valued at 93 billion riyals by 2025
GEC
Several programs were signed, initiatives launched and agreements
WGS
Al Gergawi: The summit seeks to highlight opportunities, reveal future challenges
tourism
Strategy partly aims to raise inbound tourism spending to 2 billion Dinars
equity market
The S&P GCC equity market records largest gains since 2008
Egypt Qatar
Egypt is facing new financial pressures related to the war in Ukraine
Khalid Elgibali
Mastercard’s data, analytics, provide insights and intelligence
OPEC +
"We have one mission in OPEC + and that is to stabilize the market"
investopia
Achieving growth in new economies, developing solutions to challenges
Energy transition summit
Investing in hydrocarbons ensures smooth global energy transition
GEC conference
The conference continued under the slogan "We Reinvent, We Renew"
Investment Summit
100 innovative ideas, business opportunities across the world
saudi entrepreneurship
Saudi Ministry of Investment grants 4 licenses to start-ups, one VC fund
UAE Kuwait trade
The virtual trade corridor will simplify and facilitate cross-border trade
energy market
Al-Mazrouei: “We will not leave OPEC+, or do something unilateral”
Consumer confidence
The region's net consumer confidence increasing 0.7 percent
Dubai World Cup
Race offered total prize money of $30.5 million
Qatar oil minister
Solidarity shown with Europe by dispensing with lucrative gas contracts
crowdfunding
SMEs represent 94% of the total number of companies
DEWA IPO
Final price of "DEWA" on April 6 and start of trade April 12
IPO
Middle East stocks will attract $82 billion in investments
IMF
The IMF praised "authorities' recent actions to expand targeted social protection
Turkish agreement
Fund will invest in companies developing new tech or improving existing ones
federal building finance ministry
Confirmation of food reserves for at least six months
Carbon Neutral
The Partners will supply, purchase, and trade carbon credits
asset sales
A central role for PIF and an active year for UAE IPOs
Ramadan
Increase in sales, decline in productivity
Egypt budget
The measure aims to deal with the repercussions of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis
oil prices
The world awaits the “OPEC” meeting on March 31
EGYPT IMF
Egypt’s Central Bank Governor: Maintain FX liquidity, investor confidence
Egyptian pound
The Central Bank raises interest rates for the first time since 2017
Egypt financial
The Central Bank of Egypt is expected to raise interest rates
UAE Investopia technology
The summit is set to attract 550 billion AED in foreign investments
Saudi Aramco
It announced cash dividends of 70.3 billion riyals  
LNG
S&P: Qatar can compensate Europe for 13 percent of Russian gas supplies
Dubai Virtual assets
The law is yet to be published in the official gazette
Earned wage access
Earned wage access is a technology born of these digital times we live in
Egypt real estate
Egypt among the countries boasting the world's largest smart cities
Interest rates
The US Reserve rate increase among many expected this year and next
digital economy
World Bank urges governments to remove barriers to transformation
adnoc
The agreements aim to provide services for cementing services
Budget surplus forecast as oil global prices soar
Federal reserve
It signaled seven rate hikes for this year to bring inflation under control
Coral gas station
One piece of misinformation dents years of nonstop law-abiding practices
Hackathon
More than 200 participants from over 30 countries will convene at NYUAD
saudi elecricity
SEC completed the implementation of sector regulatory and financial reforms
Etisalat
The offer is to buy 22% of Mobily Shares at 47 riyals per share
Saudi economy
Non-oil activities grew 5.1% in Q4 year on year
Sanctions Russia
Sanctions driving central banks and investors to reassess the dollar
LNG
Project is an investment worth about $11 billion
DEWA electricity
A 6.5 percent share of the company is on offer
Saudi inflation
This is attributed to the 4.3% increase in transportation prices
Saudi Crown Prince development fund
An integrated financial institution towards achieving "Vision 2030"
embedded finance
Embedded finance is emerging as key to meeting customer expectations
Shuaa Capital
The SPAC will be merging with tech-based financial services businesses
inflation qatar
Inflationary pressures were already expected
Fitch
UAE leading reform in the region and globally. Saudi advancing vision 2030
Federal Reserve
Global central banks unveil their monetary policies this week
ransomware
Ransomware does not discriminate against who it targets
Best monthly performance for Saudi Tadawul and ADX
Gulf woman business
Gulf countries enacted legislation to remove obstacles that held women back
Nahdi Medical
Bloomberg: The largest IPO in Saudi Arabia since Aramco
ECB
ECB left the option of raising interest open before the end of the year
US inflation
"Goldman" warns the US economy could be in a recession next year
Egyptian pound
JP Morgan: There is a likely need to depreciate the pound
Bahrain bank notes
$ 217.5 billion in sector assets at end 2021, or 6.5 times the GDP
UAE Russia
The UAE believes in the value that OPEC + brings to the oil market
Saudi world defense
22 localization and capacity building agreements were announced
digital kuwait
Digital banks will be subject to all supervision and control requirements
Dubai non-oil
Omicron has had only a minor impact on the economy
Dubal holding
Progress made on Dubai Waste Management Centre at Warsan
UAE banks
Banks are likely to keep reserves much larger than risk portfolios require
Walid Gomaa
$23 billion is expected to be spent on the sector in the UAE
Bahrain real estate
. Transactions from non-Gulf foreigners jumped by 180 percent
Women equality
Event to highlight the contributions of women and girls around the world
Tadawul
Net profit amounted to 587.7 million riyals ($156.64 million) at the end of 2021
nonprofit city
City located in the Irqah neighborhood, in a 3.4 km2 area
UAE bank official
Economic activity to accelerate in 2022 prompted by high and rising oil prices
Trojena NEOM
The project provides more than 10,000 job opportunities
ministry of finance award
ًinning the award is an incentive to continue on the path of excellence
Moon colony
Those with the most space miles traveled could command humanity
Oman currency
Production and oil and gas prices contributed to strengthening the budget figures
Kuwait bourse
The price of a barrel of Kuwaiti oil reached about $113
Saudi defense
Anticipation of an economic contribution reaching $186.6 million
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi
New incentives and packages designed to boost the e-commerce industry
Abu Dhabi Dubai train passengers
The "National Railways Program" is an investment valued AED 50 billion
saudi budget
Non-oil sector constituted 88% of the total increase in actual revenues
Aircraft landing
Issues at stake ranging from delivery delays to safety concerns
UAE trade
Dubai Ruler: independence from oil reaching sustainable levels
Murex D'OR
Slogan: A Journey of Success from Beirut to Dubai (2000-2022)
Saudi pharma
A mega IPO-filled 2021 is encouraging large companies to sell shares
Saudi Aramco
Aramco announces in March its top financial results for 2021
Etihad rail
The financing carried a total value of AED 1.99 billion
Etisalat e&
Unwavering dedication to serve customers, shareholders, investors, partners
Saudi business
SMEs among the most important drivers of economic growth
SEBA Bank
Dedicated office and expanded regional headcount to drive growth  
metaverse
The computer-simulated reality on the metaverse carries risks
EV car
The sultanate also shows its prowess in bus manufacturing  
STC saudi
STC net profit increased by 316 million riyals from the previous year
Oman riyals
The IMF welcomes financial sector’s resilience and ongoing reforms
Hyundai agreement
Strategic partnership entered with Streamax Tech, GBS solutions
escwa
Tabet: We expect 3.2% growth in the Arab world in 2022
ADX
Net foreign investment reached AED15 billion, the highest ever
income tax accounting
The corporate tax on profits will replace several fees businesses currently pay
saudi money
It’s the second such increase since 2019
Oman stock market MSX
Dozens of state entities to list shares, raise liquidity
Oman Economy
This year, the deficit is expected to reach 5% of GDP
UAE India relations
Expectations to raise non-oil infrastructure trade to more than $100 billion 
1000 miglia
Off-to-the races as ‘Corsa più bella del mondo’ navigates across 4 emirates
Starbucks
Two Abu Dhabi state funds and 2 private sector investors in the running
BNPL
BNPL is framed as an interest-free alternative to credit card payments
UAE exports
UAE climbs five places in UN's Competitive Industrial Performance Index 
Adnoc
Awards part of strategy to boost crude oil production capacity to 5 million bpd
الأسواق المالية العربية
Arab financial markets witnessing a period of robust performance
federal reserve
Next could be the fastest rate of price increases since the 1980s
Saudi women
The number of Saudis in the labor market reached over 1.9 million
Saudi mining
The Saudi mining sector in 2021 reached 83 billion riyals ($22.41 billion)
digital banking
76% of Arab central banks considering issuing digital currencies
UAE bank staff
S&P Global economists expect the Fed to raise rates six times this year
Global markets
US bond yields exceed 2% and oil is at a 7-year high
inflation Saudi
Saudi expects an inflation rate of 1.3% in 2022, and 2% in 2023 and 2024
green bonds
PIF’s ranking rose to sixth in the world, having compiled assets worth $580 billion
أسهم التكنولوجيا
The worst performance of tech stocks since 2008 just took place
real estate NFT
30% of poll participants see property sector as most likely to capitalize on NFTs
مصنع سعودي
Saudi is one of the world’s fastest-growing countries in manufacturing
business travel
MENA, GCC business aviation, and hospitality rebound despite global struggles 
العقار بالأمارات
Total amount of mortgaged properties for the week was AED 2.41 billion
Saudi Aramco
Transfer part of Saudi's long-term strategy to restructure its economy
صندوق رأس المال للتكنولوجيا
Prosperity7 was designed for the development of next-generation technologies
توقيع الاتفاق بين نيوم و ام بي سي
The AAA gaming studio will form an integral part of the NEOM Media Hub
مونديال
Doha expects its economy to grow between 1.6 and 2.9 percent
UAE Flag
UAE enters the next 50 by being at the forefront of global economies
تأشيرة البحرين
Expats in Gulf states usually had renewable visas valid only when employed
EFG Hermes advisory complete
The IPO is the premiere listing of Egyptian cosmeceutical players
الاستثمارات الأجنبية المباشرة
UNCTAD: Global FDI flows surged 77% in 2021
أسواق الأسهم
Saudi "Tadawul" and Qatar Stock Exchange best performers
PIF headquarters
The fund's assets increased to $412 billion in 2020 from $152 billion in 2015
قمة "انفستوبيا" للاستثمار توقع شراكة مع "ديليوت" الشرق الأوسط
Both parties will jointly study economic areas such as investments in AI
موانئ أبوظبي
Investors on ADX can now own a highly diversified global trade enabler  
Kuwait budget
Fitch: Even without a debt law, the government meets its financing obligations
cryptocurrencies
Most Arab central banks hesitant about regulating cryptocurrency markets
SPAC
In 2015, 20 SPACs raised $3.9 billion in funds globally
Digital Saudi
Global, regional, local audiences witnessed Saudi’s digital transformation
tax calculator
Al Saidi to “Economy Middle East”: It will boost tax revenues, transparency
It was the second hydrocarbons finding ADNOC revealed
Saudi raised its natural gas production by 30% over the last 10 years
Production of Saudi and Russia rises to 10.331 million barrels per day
A study looks at how effective is UAE's new shorter working week
طائرة بدون طيار
Two-member judging panel to select the semi-finalists
oil crude
OPEC+ refuses to be bound by faster increases in crude production
التمويل الأسلامي
Total Sukuk issuances would range between $145-150 billion in 2022
investopia
AI, Blockchain, Fintech, Metaverse & quantum computing expertise offered
Expect a slight increase in global demand for natural gas in 2022
Riyadh metro
Riyadh Metro was a headline grabber before its upcoming launch
Regional fintech companies are preparing to launch GCC Open Banking services
UAE Economy
The agreement consolidates efforts to host Investopia summit
NFT coin
Collectibles only the first round, bigger market boom lies in wait
Agency predicts rate hikes from central banks in union
Metaverse
Grayscale estimates the global market for goods and services in the metaverse to be worth $1 trillion
Vaccines jabs
A COVID-19 vaccine and booster scandal brewing
Block chain network and programming concept on technology background
Technology ensures invulnerable data security
The project will add SAR47 bln to the Kingdom's economy by 2030
ADNOC, TAQA partner to curb carbon emissions
GCC Flags
Higher oil production to boost overall GCC economic growth in 2021
CMA approves listing of over 70M shares from several companies
Stabilizing inflation among institution's main goals
ECB still buying govt bonds, corporate securities
Dubai-based airline receives 123rd A380
Valued at $12.4B, Aramco deal biggest in 2021
عملة بايننس
Dubai World Trade Center signs cooperation pact with crypto giant
Bahrain grants Binance preliminary approval
Egypt exchange additions follow bullish 2021
The emirate aims at having a carbon-neutral economy by 2050
Middle East Economy Map
Region faces balancing act between COVID-19 battle and economic growth
Network imperiled by shortage of funds, fuel
Equity markets outlook bullish after spectacular 2021
How will an energy crunch impact the shift to renewables?
Kingdom effects legislative renaissance supporting economy, global positioning
Updates boost Emirates attractiveness as investment hub
Here's how higher inflation rates affect you
Digital Asset Management
Digital asset management, a key to future prosperity
Portrayal as villains in film taints image of technology
Western double standards risk reducing production levels
Lofty Mercedes-Benz Café offers luxury, comfort
Dubai economic recovery, strong preventive measures attracted visitors
Dubai saves AED1,3B and 14M working hours with new policy
New technology boosts network capacity and speeds
Botox and fillers used to enhance camels' looks in a bid to win $66.6 mln
Rolls Royce says it will manufacture 3 Boat Tail models only
Jan-Nov sales record a whopping 88% increase
Cooperation strengthens maritime transport, trade ties
Q3 growth at 7% YoY, beating estimates
New tech cuts cost per bit, ups capacity per wavelength for Telecom Egypt
Mubadala strengthens its partnership with Chimera Capital
The world shares a common destiny, says Badr Al Olama
Global Industrial Safety
UNIDO, GMIS & Lloyd’s Register Foundation partner to promote industrial safety
UK market's fears subdued by 3-shot Omicron vaccine's success
Stronger real estate sales lift Emaar revenue
Source: Airports Council International blog page
ACI: Investments to develop airports worldwide expected at $2.4 trillion by 2040
Saudi's SISCO strengthens its logistics plans via new acquisition
The acquired US logistics assets are leased by FedEx and General Mills
New partnership to boost industrial investment flows to the UAE
GCC investors eye UK's real estate sector
Bond
BHB listed BD 150 million worth of government bonds
Bahrain
The money supply increased in March by 4.22 percent
Bahrain
Emirates NBD: The hydrocarbon sector to boost current account, budget balances
Green Egypt
Plastics, CO2, recycling high on projects’ agenda
Cairo launches today the National Climate Change Strategy 2050
Supply
Wheat imported into Kuwait is noted for low moisture content
Kuwaiti banking
“S&P”: Oil prices, interest rates, pave the way for banks’ recovery, lower NPLs
أجيليتي
Shareholders to receive 608 pence in cash per share
Qatar
Fares to jump to 7,110 dirhams on November 20
Dust
The storms put human health at serious risk
QR
The bank calls on its clients to use the QR code scanning option
Oman
OQ invites banks to pitch for gas pipeline network IPO
Oman
The number shot up by more than 400 percent in February
Qatar
"We are very proud of the development, reform, and progress we made so far"
Qatar
Users can now link their bank accounts to their CoinMENA wallets
It succeeded, in under 6 months, in completing merger procedures

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Saudi oil GDP expected to increase by 19%
Saudi Energy Minister: World must appreciate value of the alliance
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MoF launches Digital Service Guide to facilitate access to all services
1000 Miglia, synonymous with classic elegance, now on our doorstep
flydubai
The 2 companies signed SLB deal for 5 Boeing jets

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Japan, the US, Spain, France, and Germany are at the top of the list
Monkeypox
While the outbreak is unusual, it remains “containable”, says WHO
Jerome Powell was sworn in for his second term