Major world financial bodies to attend US-led Palestinian conference in Bahrain
Global financial bodies including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank plan to be present at a US-led conference on the Palestinian ...
Qatari media slams Bahrain conference, blacks out Doha attendance
Qatar has announced that it will attend the US-led economic conference in Bahrain in late June- which aims to encourage investment in Palestinian ...
Dropouts fail to derail ‘Davos in the Desert’ conference
According to a statement issued by the Public Investment Fund, Saudi Arabia is neither cancelling nor postponing a major investment conference ...
Abu Dhabi meet will ponder on how to protect heritage sites
Nobel laureates urge action as moves are on to set up $100m fund for artefact restoration
Gulf luxury industry stagnates to ‘new normal,’ conference hears
Changing and challenging times led discussions from the beginning of the two-day Arab Luxury World conference
Egypt’s economic summit fails to attract big Gulf money
Last year, the conference, set in the resort city of Sharm al-Sheikh, brought in $12 billion in pledged investment from oil-rich Gulf states
Arab leaders bemoan lack of strategy, weapons against militants
At a security conference attended by Western leaders in Munich, Arab leaders criticize the lack of strategy to defeat ISIS
KSA ‘fastest growing’ eHealth market in the Middle East
Saudi Conference for eHealth is an opportunity for healthcare IT market leaders to share research and present the latest technologies
Bahrain set to host IISS Middle East conference
Topic of discussion will be ‘Trade and Flag: The Changing Balance of Power in the Multinational Trading System’
Banking & Finance
Libya again threatens use of force to end oil blockade
Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has already threatened to use force against the strikers but without taking action
Qatar telecom firm Ooredoo planning to list on foreign bourse
Ooredoo, Qatar’s majority state-owned telecoms operator, is looking to list on the London Stock Exchange or another major bourse in a bid to ...
Yemen president says federal structure to be resolved in days
Yemen's president said Tuesday the question of turning the country into a federal state, which has so far delayed a conclusion to reconciliation talks ...
U.N. to unveil maternal healthcare drive, targets Muslim countries
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), will launch two new initiatives to improve maternal health in some of the most-hard-to-reach areas around ...
Sudanese security pulls plug on Khartoum TEDx conference
The organizer of a forum on promoting ideas through the Internet accused Sudanese state security agents on Saturday of shutting down the event in ...