Register for our free newsletter

 
 
Latest News
  • http://www.dreamstime.com/-image11471017

    CAPITAL CONTROL: Worried Egypt slaps new controls on travelling with cash

    Egypt has banned travellers from carrying more than $10,000 in foreign currency in or out of the country, as officials worry over pressure on its pound currency and a rush by Egyptians to withdraw their savings from banks.

    December 26, 2012 10:56
  • Mohammed Mursi

    New constitution drafted by Mursi allies approved by Egypt

    Mursi's opponents say the new constitution could allow clerics to intervene in lawmaking, while offering scant protections to minorities and women. Mursi dismisses those criticisms, and many Egyptians are fed up with street protest movements that have prevented a return to normality.

    December 26, 2012 10:11
  • Sanctions pushing Iranian economy into recession

    Iranian businessman denies EU accusations

    Neither his Malaysia-based First Islamic Bank nor his more than 60 other companies had done anything wrong, he said.

    December 24, 2012 10:20
 
  • Emirati satisfaction and happiness

    Emiratis told not to go to Lebanon

    The Gulf Arab state issued the warning because of "difficult and sensitive political circumstances" in Lebanon.

    December 23, 2012 4:50
  • EU enforces new and tougher sanctions on Iran

    Iran gets a fresh batch of sanctions

    The toughest EU measures yet, they include bans on financial transactions, sales to Iran of shipping equipment and steel, and imports of Iranian natural gas, adding to earlier bans, including on the OPEC producer's oil.

    December 22, 2012 6:53
  • A sign post to Iraq

    Iraq is opening a new chapter

    The World Bank pledged $900 million to Iraq over the next four years to help it create jobs, build stronger institutions and improve social…

    December 19, 2012 8:40
 
 
  • egypt

    Egypt decree that sparked protests cancelled

    Billed as a "national dialogue", the meeting was boycotted by his main rivals and had little credibility among protesters in the most populous Arab nation.

    December 9, 2012 1:40
 
...1011121314...203040...