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  • Speeding up Internet in Lebanon

    Speeding up Internet in Lebanon

    After being ranked as providing the worst internet services in the Middle East, will Lebanon’s latest attempt at increasing internet speed be successful?

    October 2, 2011 3:22
  • Poll shows GCC growth expected to slow in 2012

    Poll shows GCC growth expected to slow in 2012

    Economic growth in key Gulf Arab states will slow markedly next year because of a sluggish global economy but remain well above recessionary levels.

    October 1, 2011 1:26
  • Egypt inches toward far-reaching food subsidy reform

    Egypt inches toward far-reaching food subsidy reform

    Despite spending close to $5.5 billion a year on food subsidies, Egypt remains criticised for encouraging waste and distorting agriculture. Looming elections make fate of any reforms uncertain.

    October 1, 2011 1:21
 
 
  • The app that dares you to care

    The app that dares you to care

    In a time when economic uncertainty is the only thing that’s certain, it’s hard to focus on anything but your own survival. But with CareZone, Ritesh Tilani hopes you’ll still continue to care.

    September 28, 2011 5:28
  • Brace yourselves: GCC prepares for the worst

    Brace yourselves: GCC prepares for the worst

    Analysts say the GCC's financial systems are stronger than they were during the first economic crash. But can it withstand a second wave of crisis?

    September 28, 2011 3:43
  • No more, Mr Nice Guy: Turkey readies Syria sanctions

    No more, Mr Nice Guy: Turkey readies Syria sanctions

    Despite earlier resistance, Turkey prepares to put sanctions on Syria, possibly affecting the military, banking and energy sectors. Erdogan says "sooner or later" Assad will go.

    September 28, 2011 2:38