5G
From 15 to 71 million up to the end of 2028
Metaverse GCC
Of which $7.6 billion would be in Saudi and $3.3 billion in the UAE
TAQA
TAQA paid $1.02 bn for its 43% controlling stake in the clean energy venture
UAE budget
Dubai budget 2023: Spending exceeding $18 bn
Empower
The listing of Empower is the fourth IPO on DFM since the beginning of this year
Saudi China
Across various sectors including green energy, information tech
Breitling
The boutique can be found in The Galleria, Al Maryah Island
World Cup
Brazil is still the favorite to win the tournament
UAE passport
Beating the likes of Germany, Sweden, Finland and Luxembourg
vodafone
Emirati telecoms provider is Vodafone's largest shareholder
stc newcastle
stc will sponsor the club during its visit to Saudi Arabia
Urban mobility
Abu Dhabi ranks #1 globally for traffic fluidity
Abu Dhabi F&B
Growth at a CAGR of 22.2% from 2018 to 2022
UAE employees
59% are worried about living costs and their impact
Egypt IMF
Egypt has $16 billion in external financing gap over four years
China Saudi
There is a strategic direction to strengthen bilateral relations
UAE Space
Sarah Al Amiri: Strategic policy to involve the private sector
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Aims to become the epicenter of cutting-edge science
Travel market
GCC has over 170,000 hotel rooms in development pipeline
FEDEX
UAE’s e-commerce sector alone is estimated to be worth $9.2 billion in 2026
War economy
A snippet of Saxo’s 2023 Outrageous Predictions
BaaS
Arthur D. Little: Market to reach 4% of total banking income by 2026
1000 Miglia UAE
Martin Halder, the man behind the 1000 Miglia UAE Experience Jubilee Edition
MAF ESG
Fist ABu Dhabi Bank coordinated the transaction as a sustainability agent
Saudi Arabia non-oil
Riyad Bank PMI rose to 58.5 points in November
Egypt PMI
Falling to 45.4 from in November 47.4 in October
Saudi Credit Suisse
The bank has not yet received a formal proposal from any Saudi entity
Russia sanctions
EU ban on Russian crude oil imports comes into force
Fintech
Digital banking has become a way of life for consumers
GCC
GDP expected to double to 6.5% this year
OPEC
State of anticipation EU and G7 decisions
US inflation
household incomes in October increased by 0.7 percent
UAE National Day
Under the leadership of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
اليوم الوطني الإمارات
The country witnesses many celebrations during this period
Dubai investment
Despite the global economic slowdown and uncertainty worldwide
Joe Chidiac
The UAE is enjoying great successes in diversifying its economic base
Global growth
After the Covid pandemic in 2020 and the financial crisis in 2009
UAE travelers
The rising cost of living still a concern however
Startup funding
2 out of 5 North African mega investments in 2022 went to Maghreb region
Bitcoin
Bitcoin is better than gold, suggests researcher
Global Tourism
Total emissions in the sector were only 8.1% in 2019 globally
The first private sector IPO on the DFM since 2014
China protests
Fear of supply chain disruptions again
Saudi airport
New project to contribute SAR27 bn riyals annually to non-oil GDP
ADNOC
Plans to increase its production capacity to 5 million b/d by 2027
Saudi
Deal aims to establish a comprehensive economic reform program
Fifth-generation city
A bid to mitigate the devastating effects of climate change on the Delta
Kuwait Petroleum
The first cargo is currently being shipped aboard the Pacific Sarah tanker
Dubai countryside
Plan seeks to preserve the nature of areas including Lahbab and Margham
Egypt
A company dedicated to receiving investments from Egyptians abroad
M&A insurance
Insurance companies are competing to remain relevant
stc Group
To promote research and innovation
Abu Dhabi GDP
Jumping to 11.7% compared to the same period 2021
Turkey interest rate
And announces end of monetary policy easing cycle
Saudi
Project to contribute SAR 297 mn to the country's GDP annually
ADX
Amid the listing of its eighth ETF
Crypto
Trust has hit rock bottom, but the markets haven’t
Cityscape Dubai
"Azizi" plans to spend $15 bn on building projects
Black Friday
Technology key to customers, retailers and rogue players
federal
Wall Street is closing higher. The dollar continues to decline
stc
Sale will likely have limited immediate effects on stc’s financial metrics
Cybersecurity
20% of companies cut security staffing by 90% from weekday levels
Ethereum
There’s more to Ethereum than meets the eye
COP27
ACCA reaffirmed its commitment to Certificates in Sustainable Finance
Oman Cables
Plan will serve as a core driver to improve employee engagement
opec
G7 expected to announce today ceiling level of Russian oil prices
Arab countries
Email security researchers found a 100% increase in attacks
Dubai Airports
DXB started the second half of the year with a bang
Web 3.0
In first MEBA ceremony held as part of Abu Dhabi Finance Week
World Cup
Egypt's Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah II were among the attendees
World Cup
Increasing by $1 bn over the previous World Cup edition
COP 27
"Fund for loss and damage"and "rapid" reduction of emissions
World Cup
A watershed moment that marks the start of the challenge
Crypto hub
To address future needs of the market through innovative technologies
World Cup
"A Qatari achievement and a pride to the GCC nations"
World Cup
Game will be played at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor
Dubai
With Middle East leading the charge by pipeline growth
Britain austerity
Raising the Extraordinary Tax on energy giants' profits
SAUDIA
Team will fly on a chartered SAUDIA flight into and out of Saudi
Saudi Arabia
And cooperation in infrastructure, hydrogen production
أرامكو
Project expected to start in 2023 and be completed by 2026
Eurozone recession
ECB Deputy: We will do what it takes to reach 2% inflation
Blockchain
New system will allow decisions to be enforced anywhere in the world
G20
They discussed distinguished bilateral relations between two brotherly countries
Mastodon
Mastodon is basking in the glory… for the moment
Energy
“The project sets global benchmarks in clean energy production”
COP27
Highlighting country's ability to attract private investment in strategic sectors
Global Media congress
Under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister Mansour bin Zayed
ADX
ETF market was supported by 11,400 trades
Empower
The company's market value will reach AED 13.3 bn
COP27
To finance, facilitate transition to clean energy
G20
Indonesian President: "2023 will be more difficult for the world"
Blockchain
Region has largest number of banking professionals interested in blockchain
Americana
The offering is set to raise as much as $1.8 bn 
Direct investments
Investments are spread across several focus areas
Saudi PIF
To explore infrastructure investments in Saudi, MENA
global markets
US inflation report dominates the markets, instills hope
COP27
UAE also launched national net zero pathway by 2050
IMF
G20 summit taking place in midst of most difficult geopolitical conditions
Saudi phosphate
Kingdom to produce 9 million tons of phosphate fertilizers annually
Saudi China
Kingdom was first destination for Chinese foreign investments in H1
World Cup
5.2% expected growth this year from 1.5% in 2021
FIFA
 “100 Seconds FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Edition”
Saudi
Kingdom plans to submit soon ten new renewable energy projects
UK economy
The first drop in GDP since early 2021
Q3 profits
Shuaa Capital, GCICO were able to return to profitability
SALIC
By raising capital and purchasing shares from main owners
Climate change
This is the world's highest level of anxiety registered by far
Markets saw upsurge in after the Ministry of Labor report
FTX
Resulting in crypto prices going down across the board
Grain exports
Egypt consumes 20 million tons of wheat annually
Egypt tourim
Egypt aims for $30 billion in tourism revenues by 2025
Inflation
Raising hopes that higher prices are starting to slow
DEWA
Company's 9-month profits are close to last year's full returns
Company registrar
Resulting in a safe, friendly business environment in the country
Salik
Company's Q3 revenue surged by 9% to AED 445 mn
Funding gap
Expected to be reduced after reaching agreement with IMF
Taaleem
IPO proceeds will be used to fund the development of 4 new premium schools
Inflation
The annual inflation rate was 16.3% in October
Railway
Train network will connect "Ain Sukhna, Alexandria, El Alamein, and Matrouh
Kingdom holding
6.7 billion riyals of the company's profits in 9 months
Esports
Event consolidates UAE's status as a champion of innovation
ADX
ADX’s derivatives market is region’s most liquid
COP27
The program's total investments amount to $14.7 bn
COP 27
Madbouly: "Solidarity among all parties has become an unavoidable option"
Musk
Latest sale brings total value of Tesla shares sold by Musk to $20 bn
Egypt
Following discussions about acquiring stakes in Egyptian companies
COP27
Funding is set to be provided by private and public investors
5G
The metaverse market for MENA telcos could reach $13 tn by 2030
Empower
Following the strong demand from retail investors
Real estate
By connecting their bank accounts with their CoinMena wallets
Wind farm
Farm will save Egypt $5 bn in annual natural gas costs
IHC
On continued momentum in strategic direct and indirect acquisitions
midterm elections
All eyes are on inflation data to be released on Thursday
Green hydrogen
New project using Egyptian engineers and state-of-the-art technology
Egypt
On declining liquidity and access to international markets
OKX
OKX Football Festival will include an NFT game, a trading competition
Ooredoo
Assets of Ooredoo's Abraaj estimated to be worth between $3 and $5 bn
Media congress
The first edition is expected to see over 170 exhibiting brands
Oman Cables
In line with Sultanate’s 2050 Net-Zero Carbon Vision
Climate neutrality
AD Airports signs agreement to promote future of advanced air transport
Phased roll-out has begun with US flights from Abu Dhabi
Cop 27
Saudi and Egypt agree to cooperate in electricity and renewable energy
Saudi
Kuwait also seeks to become carbon neutral in oil and gas sector by 2050
AlUla
Epic visitor experiences offered in ancient frontier oases
Payments
Organizations are rethinking conventional business processes, practices
Sustainability
Firms investing in environment for first time surged fivefold since 2021
COP 27
Bin Zayed: "Cimate change threatens global security"
GCC banks
Driven by robust economic activity, higher interest rates
Healthcare
Arab Health to host second edition of the Future Health Summit in UAE
Global markets
Investors expect interest rates to rise above 5% next year
UAE covid
And further eases mask rules
Egypt tops list of Arab countries using wind to produce electricity  
British Prime Minister will demand from countries to keep their promises
ADNOC
Deals call for suppliers to manufacture 21 products in the UAE
Bahrain
Total value of such payments amounted to 3.2 billion dinars
Alexandria
The historical city in danger of drowning
UAE Ministry of Economy
To create a safe fiscal crime-free business environment in the country
COP 27
The transition to renewables will 'take longer than expected'
Lebanese Lira
The customs dollar comes into effect in a few days.. Unless
"IIF: UAE is largest recipient of FDI in region
Methane is solely responsible for 30% of global warming.
EV
to attract $150 mn of FDI
AD Ports
Creating world’s largest independent feeder carrier
Inflation
Consumer prices increased 3.54 percent month on month
Emirates
In addition to 4 other global, regional awards
stc
In appreciation of its notable nationalization efforts
Covid
New measures went into effect as of Nov. 1
UAE VISA
Significant restructuring of the country's current immigration policy
COP 27
Summit will cover a wide range of climate mitigation and adaptation topics
Goldman Sachs lowers its UK growth forecast for 2023
Alpha Dhabi Holding
Move will support the firm in its expansion plans across ME
Hospitality
Year-round events contributed to a significant improvement in hotel demand
COP 27
Rishi Sunak reverses decision to skip climate talks
Kuwait to record first fiscal surplus in 8 years
Central banks
Turkey remained the largest reported gold buyer in 2022
Empower IPO
After strong investor demand and oversubscription
UAE clean energy
To produce 100 gigatonnes of clean energy by 2035
AI
AI will consume more energy than the human workforce
Amazon
With additional exclusive benefits, savings for Prime members in the UAE
Musk Twitter
By firing top execs, considering blue tick revamp
Saudi budget
Surplus is supported by an increase in crude oil revenues
Federal Reserve
Wall Street ended its sessions with a decline following a month of gains
Dubai FDI
The emirate witnessed FDI inflows of $3.73 bn in H1
Taaleem IPO
Company will list its ordinary shares for trading on DFM
Eurozone inflation
Energy costs expected to have had the highest annual rise
ADX Bayanat
Bayanat is first company to list under the tech sector on ADX
Financial Markets
The Federal Reserve's future policy has weighed heavily on the markets
IMF
GCC's economic expansion expected to more than double from 2021
Hub71
"We aim to create a flexible business environment that stimulates growth"
OPEC+
"OPEC+ will continue to to work on balancing supply, demand"
Saudi GDP
Growth primarily driven by a 14.5% increase in oil activities
ADIPEC
Al Jaber: "The energy security is the foundation for economic and social progress"
Alpha Dhabi
Amid ramp up and execution of its growth strategy
Companies funding
Fundraising allow investors to invest in exchange for equity/ownership
He sacked senior executives he accused of misleading him
Qatar accommodations
Qatari government acknowledged an "increased demand for housing"
ADNOC Distribution
To refinance existing debts, general corporate purposes
NFT royalties
Though not everyone is a fan of the royalties model
The bank's budget is large, close to 9 trillion euros
Egypt IMF
Prior to the agreement, Egypt hiked key interest rates by 2%
Saudi investment
Deals aim to improve quality of life, increase investor interest
Egyptian pound
Overnight lending rate at 14.25% and deposit rate at 13.25%
One of the world's largest venture capital funds with a capital of $1.5 billion
Lebanon demarcation
Hochstein: "Both sides will lose if one of them violates the agreement"
And maintains electricity prices through June 2023
NBF
Resilient performance supported by strong capital adequacy
climate
There’s no substitute to global action against overwhelming weather
Saudi carbon auction
A total of 15 Saudi and regional entities took part in the auction
Egypt sovereign fund
UAE investments in Egypt valued at $4.9 bn in 9 months
Projects planned or under implementation estimated at $2.65 trillion in June
Saudi PIF
This brings the total number of companies to 6
UAE profits
TECOM Group saw a 70% increase in its Q3 profits
stc
Funding directed to MENA-based tech investment firm STV
Saudi non-oil
Driven by faster job creation, increased non-oil exports
Saudi licenses
New investment licenses issued in Q3 2022 amounted to 1,163
Al Seer Marine
Company's total global VLCC deal value hits AED 900 mn in 4 months
IHS Market: Eurozone economy on verge of contraction in Q4
UAE finance
Social contributions also rose to AED 13.5 bn
Future Investment Iniative
Seven mega-agreements are expected to be announced today
Metaverse adoption
Many brands are intending to place a large investment into the metaverse
GCC companies
Majority of these companies receive substantial government support
WhatsApp
WhatsApp outages have also been reported in UK, Europe
Carbon market
Fund will hold 80% stake in 500-million-riyal company, 20% for Tadawul
Energy
"The world is experiencing the first truly global energy crisis"
Global cities
Growth led by business activity, human capital investment
Egypt cotton
Egypt has abundant production of long-staple cotton varieties
Abu Dhabi Fund
Fund will be used to acquire sizeable positions in mid-market firms
Shell claims 9.3% of shares in the NFS expansion project
Rishi Sunak
As Penny Mordaunt drops out of leadership race
Egypt UAE
UAE is Egypt's second-largest regional trading partner
Investors concerned major economies will stagnate before inflation is curbed
Empower
Company became one of the world's largest district cooling service provider
Egypt
Egypt's central bank is redesigning its currency trading system
Standard & Poor's confirms Egypt's rating at B with stable outlook
Industrial index
Growth driven by a 7.3% increase in mining and quarrying activity
UAE agriculture
Country issued 30 "Agri-Tech" licenses since 2019
saudi
Robust economy, diversification, capital markets attracting investments
ADX
Driven by new listings, increased investors, and trading uptick
Fitch: Lebanon not to receive significant revenues before start of production
UAE banks
Investments climbed by AED 16.6 bn in first 8 months
MENA M&A
17% less than the value recorded during same period in 2021
Liz Truss
"I will stay on as prime minister until her successor is chosen"
Subsea cable
Investment is set to be operational in early 2024
unemployment
UAE employees are protected under the unemployment insurance scheme
UAE ESG
In contrast to the relatively low global average of only 5.5 out of 10
Qatar World Cup
Key entertainment attractions for football, music, culture, and more
Federal Reserve
"Economic prospects are becoming more pessimistic" in the US
Premier’s position weakens with departure of another leadership figure
Qatar World Cup
Dubai number one departure point globally to reach Qatar during event
Saudi bonds
Price guidance set at 105 basis points over Treasuries for the Sukuk
Eurozone inflation
Energy prices recorded the highest annual growth
Egypt pound
"The pace of the Egyptian pound's decline has already begun"
Qatar energy
"The issue is going to be replenishing the reserves, or storage, for next year"
Saudi agreements
The two countries signed 11 deals to promote investment
Eurostat releases inflation data for September today
UAE real estate
Average residential prices in Q3 grew by 9% year-on-year in Dubai
UAE Saudi
"OPEC+'s recent decision was taken unanimously, based on a vote"
Egypt IMF
Country reveals three axes of economic reform prior to loan
Will Netflix's results today rescue tech stocks from a recession?
Dubai property
Average price of prime properties increased by 11.29%
PIF
But no formal approach has been made as of yet
Al Seer Marine
The JV will sell, build and maintain marine vessels across the globe
Food delivery
57.34% of consumers now purchasing three or more takeaways in a week now
Saudi F1
F1 GP is set to return to Jeddah in March, 2023
Zain Saudi
Company will acquire 20% stake in GLI when financial completion achieved
Mohamed Al Hussaini
Hussaini will manage committee's programs related to economic development
OPEC
"Oil price volatility means that no investments are being made"
Yellen acknowledges impact of strong dollar on inflation in poor economies
5G metaverse
Over 50% of UAE users will increase using AR apps
Dubai
Sales included 373 villas and apartments
SMEs
SMEs account for more than 95% of all businesses in the country
UK Finance Minister
Truss would hold a press conference later today to discuss decision
Lulu IPO
Supermarket chain plans to list next year
Arab stock markets
In tandem with the rise in global oil prices
Consumer prices rise more than expected in September
inflation
interest rate hikes failed to keep pace with rising inflation rates
DEWA
WETEX, Dubai Solar, anchor UAE’s image as green tech leader  
AMAALA is on track to welcome its first guests in 2024
Boldness, innovation are key drivers of Al Masaood Automobiles legacy
PwC
PwC: Where your cash goes determines where your business is heading
Joe Chidiac
The Nasdaq 100 Index of US technology stocks is facing a historic wipeout
Qatar
Ticketing, hotel bookings might be faked by hackers
Oman
Driven by higher oil revenues, ongoing fiscal reforms
Xiaomi
Company's market share in the Middle East has increased by 16%
Crypto
All-in-one solution for teens looking for exploring digital assets
Saudi inflation
Driven by increases in food prices, house rents
Digital transformation
Focus centered on customer-centricity and operational efficiencies
Flying taxi
X2 an all-electric two-seat flying car with carbon fiber body
Committee considers need for gradual adoption of further policy tightening
Saudi OPEC+
Foreign Ministry: "Statements are not based on facts"
Qatar inflation
Driven by price increases in the entertainment and energy sectors
E-bikes
Global e-bike sales could reach $40 to $120 bn by 2030
It warned of a period of "high volatility" in financial markets
UAE professionals
Finding a new job is top career goal for 66% of respondents
Domestic workers
New law guarantees the rights of all parties
GITEX GLOBAL 2022
"Dubai will continue to be the primary meeting place for future leaders"
IMF
The Arab Gulf economies are going against stagnation, inflation
Facebook
Posing across a range of genres these apps include games, VPNs
Gold
Sudan's gold sales revenues at $1.315 bln during that period
Qatar population
Population reached 2.94 mn after 370,000 people arrived in the country in 2021
Chemical
Pressures on GCC's chemical companies are similar to rest of the world
GITEX GLOBAL 2022
By launching ROOM, its lifelike 3D communication solution
MBZUAI
As part of the university's efforts to advance UAE’s national strategy for AI
Global markets
Fed expects to raise interest rates by another 125 basis points this year
Qatar World Cup
Dubai is the most popular onward destination for fans attending games
DEWA
Dividend will be paid to the Company’s eligible shareholders in October 2022
Dubai
Businesses reduced selling prices for the second month in a row
Gitex
"Event reflects Dubai’s position as a hub for innovation in tech industry"
The IMF would cut global growth forecast by 2.9% in 2023
UAE budget
UAE's PM approves budget for next 3 years
Nobel prize
For their work on banks and financial crises
Gitex
The 42nd edition of the event will see the participation of 5,000 exhibitors
Google
Company also updated its Pixel smatphones
Egypt
Registering 15.3%, up from 14.6% in August
US inflation
US inflation rate remains at its highest level in 40 years.
Gitex
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed: "Gitex put Dubai on global technology map"
Amazon
IP Accelerator connects SMB owners with a curated network of local law firms
Burjeel
Giving it a market value of more than AED 12.44 bn
Sharjah Sustainable City
In recognition of city's efforts in creating sustainable, happy community
Cloud
Next challenge is to close gaps in cloud data protection
Empower IPO
Firm held initial meetings with investors to raise interest
Oman
Boosted by high oil prices and disappearing Corona restrictions
Georgieva: Our global economy is like a ship sailing amid crashing waves
Startups
Dubai beats UK, MENA in terms of internet download speed
Customer service
Customer service is in the midst of a historic transformation
Crypto
Inflation has helped push cryptocurrency adoption in the region
Fish farm
Project valued at 1 billion Egyptian pounds
Find out who is exempt and what tax rates apply
Jumeirah
Jumeirah Group set to diversify growing hospitality landscape in Bahrain
VISTAGE
vistage provides monthly support for critical decision-making   
Arab Media Forum
Ahmed bin Mohammed attended key session delivered by CNBC's John Casey
World Bank
GCC to achieve 6.9% growth in 2022
Waste management
GCC generates between 105 and 130 million tons of waste per annum
OPEC+
White House: U.S. needs to be less dependent on OPEC+
UAE
Italian producers are finding a strong market in the UAE
EV
With a 10,000-car annual manufacturing capacity
Crypto
MENA accounted for 9.2% of global crypto transactions in 2022
Kuwait Finance House
Bank lately acquired 97% of Bahrain's Ahli United Bank shares
Abu Dhabi
To recognize efforts within the fields of blockchain, Web 3.0 innovations
Twitter
Musk agreed to pay price he initially offered before trying to quit deal
Burjeel
Oversubscribed offering totaled $8.7 bn
Trojena
Trojena, a mountain destination in NEOM, is due to be completed in 2026
UAE
New business drove gains in output and employment
OPec+ cuts
Bloomberg expects production cuts of up to two million barrels per day
Climate change
Despite increasing climate impacts, climate optimism grew to 48%
The UAE ranks well above the global average in overall well-being
Global economy
According to Saxo Bank's Q4 forecast
Saudi PMI
Though activity slowed due to higher production costs
Saudi Downtown Company
Project will create new investment opportunities in key sectors
UNCTAD
The Conference lowered its growth forecast
MOU with Saudi Finance to establish IMF regional office in Kingdom
Saudi Egyptian Investment
B.TECH expects to increase its sales to EGP15 bn in 2023
Qatar World Cup
80% of users in UAE will follow the event from more than one device,
IT
44% agree their organization struggles to hire and retain highly skilled IT staff
World Cup
After BeIN Sports sought to impose a charge on restaurants screening games
Oil
Reports suggest coalition will reduce output by more than one million barrels
Marafiq
Offering will correspond to a 29.24% of the company's shares on Tadawul
credit swiss
Credit Suisse tries reassuring investors as financial fears rise
Food startup
BreakBread provides customers with an entryway into supper club dining
Metaverse devices
AR headsets will be the main driver of future consumption growth
has a market capitalization of AED 1.96 billion
Saudi unemployment
To 9.7% in Q2, compared to 10.1% in Q1 2022
Savvy
Revenue from the global gaming industry is expected to top $200 bn in 2022
Gitex
Event to explore the metaverse, sustainabale digital economy and more
Thanks to oil production and the "strong" recovery of non-oil sector
Dubai metaverse
DAMAC Properties targets monthly online-only sales of $150 mn by mid-2023
Dubai
Dubai ranks first globally in Services, Content and Institutional Framework
ADNOC
Project linka 2 ADNOC-owned offshore facilities to Abu Dhabi's onshore grid
Waste management
10-year contract to deliver collection, transportation, and cleaning services
Energy exports
Exports are significantly higher than they were last year
IMF UK
Bank of England intervenes in the face of 'actual risks to financial stability'
Medlab
The exhibition will explore the latest laboratory technology and innovation
WETEX
"Event showcases UAE’s achievements in renewable, clean energy sector"
The decision to negatively affect banks and their balance sheets
Dubai metaverse
"Metaverse is transforming key industries from logistics to real estate"
Dubai metaverse
Dubai set to consolidate status as a testbed for future metaverse technologies
It could be a while, but it’s coming, argues expert
Arabian Travel Market
Global travel & tourism accounts for 11% of the world’s carbon emissions
Lebanon budget
Budget adopts 15 thousand pounds for customs dollar
Sirar stc
Strategic partnership will enable businesses to manage digital risks effectively
Cyber attacks
TCP-based, DNS water-torture dominate DDoS threat landscape
Oman
Including an investment of $3 bn to set up railway linking Oman to UAE
IHC
Company aims to expand its digital portfolio
Prices have fallen sharply this month by about 30 percent
Blue-collar workers
Phase 2 of the project allows hiring companies to recruit from the portal
Saudi
The cabinet reshuffle kept Mohamed Al-Jadaan as Finance Minister
UAE salaries
Companies planning salary increases to offset inflation, retain talents
Egyptian pound
CBE decided lately to keep key interest rates unchanged
Medical tourism
Medical tourism industry generated AED 12.1 bn in 2018
Bitcoin
Ether rose 4 percent to a one-week high of $1,389
“Expect interest rates to rise again during upcoming meetings.”
UAE
Mask rules dropped in most public places
Egypt
First tranche of the offerings to be announced within four weeks
Gas export
108 international agreements signed valued at $22 bn for gas excavation
Dubai metaverse
Event to explore digital economy, unlock metaverse potential
capital markets
Investors worried about interest and inflation are affected by growing fears of a recession
Web3
Studio will streamline, ease the way that firms can access Web3 technologies
Bahrain
Growing 6.9% year on year in Q2 2022
LNG
Germany seeks to diversify energy sources amid reduced supply of Russian gas
Qatarenergy
French energy firm will have a 9.3% stake in North Field South gas project
The first privately owned company to go public in the UAE
92nd Saudi National Day
"National Day anniversary comes as we continue march towards development"
Manufacturing
Manufacturers must navigate soaring costs, supply chain issues
Bahrain crypto
Crypto payments will be available across 5000+ POS Terminals in Bahrain
Boeing 747-8
Purchase branded unjustifiable in a time of economic turmoil
Saudi National Day
"Trade exchange between the two countries grew by 57.4%"
ADNOC
Project to reduce carbon footprint of ADNOC’s offshore operations by 30%
Energy transition
But more realism about the scale of the challenge is need to properly address it
Giorgia Meloni could become first woman to hold premiership
VC investments
More start-ups, institutional investors choosing to reside in region
It approved increasing percentage of cash reserves that banks need to keep
Gulf banks
Driven by high oil prices, high interest rates, and new projects
Salik
Offering more than 49 times oversubscribed
Bahrain
New land masses, tourism, to spur further economic revival
UAE
Visa reforms and low taxes are among factors attracting young Arabs
Qatar World Cup
Only World Cup ticket holders to enter Qatar
Elevatus
Venture capital funding in Saudi surged to $584 mn in H1 2022
Emaar
Abolition of minimum contribution of UAE, GCC nationals also passed
Wall Street dips, investors try to absorb effects of an interest rate hike
Oman is expected to announce a similar move
Rates to rise until the level of funds reaches the "final price"
Bin Touq
Contribution of tourism, retail, largest among other sectors
Twitter
Since Musk spoke to the social media company’s team in June
Sector to return to profitability next year amid pent-up demand for travel
Central Bank digital currency
Global economy undergoing technological revolution driven by AI, IoT
The iconic Emirates Palace is now part of the Mandarin Oriental Group
Non-oil exports
Merchandise exports rose by 58.8% year on year
MPs meets again on Monday to decide on the draft budget for 2022
Egypt
IOC's President will discuss bid with Sisi on Sept. 24
Instant payments
CBUAE also looking at improving consumer protection framework in the country
“We will not let this high inflation create a permanent problem.”
Binance
Move enables traders to open financial accounts in UAE-based banks
Germany LNG
As part of the country's efforts to diversify oil imports way from Russia
Arabsat
The 7A will ensure more efficient use of spectrum
The new store exhibits the brand’s latest innovations in smart homes
Dubai to also commemorate the occasion with events across the city
Energy crisis
“Even if the conflict in Ukraine stopped today, the crisis would not end”
Salik's IPO
The qualified investor subscription period will expire tomorrow
Dubai's economy
The Dubai PMI rose to a new three-year high in August
Egypt yacht tourism
Three yacht ports to be established from Suez Canal revenues
Capital markets
Short-term bond yields continue to rise with anticipation of the Fed's decision
Boeing
Region's passenger traffic anticipated to increase by 4 percent yearly
IMF: Negotiations with Egypt are in very advanced stages
Dubai townhouse
Deal joins a series of other successful transactions
Metaverse technologies
By 2028, 10% of public events will offer participation in metaverse
UAE carbon emissions
Council also discussed enhancing current gas cylinders to advanced ones
It’s world’s largest investment forum dedicated to frontier emerging markets   
Sara Al-Suhaimi
Al-Suhaimi held for 20 years senior leadership financial positions in Saudi
IHC
IHC didn't disclose a value for the acquisition
A crucial Thursday meeting awaits BoE and Japan central bank
Oman plastic bags
Decision will have no effect on local plastic bag factories
Distinct opportunities for GCC banks as they progress along the maturity curve
Food scarcity
Nothing available for consumers to buy in stores
Bitcoin ETFs
SEC’s stance is causing the US to fall behind the rest of the world
Qatar Egypt
Visit included signing of several MOUs between the two countries
OpenNode Bahrain
"A watershed moment for the people of Bahrain, Bitcoin economy as a whole"
Dubai international visitors
An increase of more than 184.2% compared to 2021
Kuwait sustainable tourism
A net-zero carbon community that will accommodate up to 100,000 people
Georgieva: “Let’s recognize it’s a matter of internal political constraints”
A flexible office environment can better align employee needs, business goals
Emirates codeshare
A direct flight to be launched between Newark, Dubai in March
Inery
Company aims to expand its use cases—particularly in GameFi
Ethereum
Eth blockchain would split into two different networks
Fitch
"The Eurozone and the UK both expected to enter a recession"
SailGP
Sail Grand Prix is taking place in Mina Rashid on November 12-13  
SMEs
Initiative will enable startups to compete in local, global markets
Gen Zers
Most Gen Zers are more anxious about the number in their bank account
Elon Musk
Two parties scheduled to square off in court on Oct. 17
Lumina
Overall market softening heightened transactional volume of M&As
Arab Health
The UAE reaffirms its position as a global healthcare hub
Majid Al Futtaim
Emirati workforce doubled to 6% of total MAF's employees in the UAE
Wio
Bank said it would focus initially on SMEs
AI
To place Kingdom at the forefront of AI tech in the region
PIF
Almosafer aims to use the investment to fund its growth and expansion plans
US inflation
Officials from the Fed will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday
Instagram
Most Insta reels users have no engagement whatsoever
Rental demand surge
Real estate rental market sees demand outstripping supply
Tabreed
Company amended Articles of Association to remove ownership cap
Banking
But half will not meet targeted revenue expectations
Global AI Summit
Summit covering all aspects of AI, ways to benefit from AI technologies
UAE real GDP
Credit quality of rated UAE real estate companies to remain stable
Salik
After the offering, Dubai government will retain 80% of the company
Iron and steel projects
"Saudi priorities include localizing steel products of all types"
Supply chains
Initiative to also focus on forging partnerships with manufacturers from private sector
UAE
As part of the AED 9 bn T-Bonds issuance program for 2022
Saudi
Saudi driving structural changes in the sector
business in Saudi
Businesses should embrace rapidly changing “Saudization” initiatives
Dubai
Project expected to attract 2.5 million visitors per year
Ooredoo
Crossing 5 million views across Ooredoo’s social media platforms
Euro
On Ukraine gains, rate hike forecasts
UAE
Total number of active in-production licenses was 866 in June
Chip
Biden to hit China with broader curbs on U.S. chip and tool exports
Saudi
Existing, under-construction factories in Saudi reached 10,685 in July
Amaala
Project expected to contribute SAR 11 bn to the country’s GDP
Saudi
Agricultural crop production increased to 4.77 mn tons
UAE
Cabinet approved licensing of first electric clean energy cargo aircraft in region
TiE Dubai
Initiative is dedicated to empowering women entrepreneurs across the globe
ADNOC
To supply fuel required to generate electricity at the Hassyan power complex
Crypto
Following the March 2022 theft of more than $600 mn from Ronin Network
UAE
Cumulative credit balance amounted to AED 718.1 bn in June
AudioSwim
Helping rising musicians big on talent, short on distribution and promotion
ADCB
Transaction attracted $1.9 bn in orders from regional, international investors
Ethereum
As with all things related to the merge, only time will tell
Dubai
Set to surpass the current holder of this record, Hotel Gevora