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Arab Spring has cost the economies billions of dollars

Arab Spring to cost Middle East $800 billion – HSBC

The bank said the Arab Spring had also damaged the Gulf economies, by increasing their dependence on oil-fuelled government spending and deterring politically sensitive policy reforms.

October 9, 2013 5:48
 
Arab Spring has cost the economies billions of dollars

Arab Spring nations hit delayed economic recovery

IMF official says a big challenge this year is managing the expectations of an increasingly impatient population.

May 26, 2013 8:54
 
Arab Spring has cost the economies billions of dollars

Arab Spring makes region $225 billion poorer

While the importance of economic issues in the Arab Spring is disputed, financial frustrations certainly fanned discontent.

January 15, 2013 2:52
 

Arab Spring economies recover slowly in 2013

The IMF forecast gross domestic product in the six countries combined would expand by 3.6 percent next year, accelerating from an estimated 2.0 percent this year and 1.2 percent in 2011.

November 11, 2012 9:58
 
New Egypt Government

Arab Spring states revel in Olympic pride

The Egyptians are keen to show that they too have managed to field a team despite the crises that have convulsed the world's most populous Arab state

July 31, 2012 9:37
 
Facebook addiction

We are slaves to social media

Statistics show an explosion of social media users in the Arab world but isn't it turning us into mindless zombie sheep?

July 18, 2012 12:00
 
Arab Spring-Cannes

Cannes’ Middle East films show Arab Spring unfurl

The "Arab Spring" is the focus of two movies at Cannes this year as film makers present tentative steps towards democracy on the big screen, one year after political upheaval in Libya and Egypt.

May 27, 2012 11:31
 
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Waiting for financial stability: Election won’t end investor worries about Egypt

Economic issues - corruption and poverty - were high on the list of protesters' complaints during the Arab Spring and the subsequent uncertainty has worsened the economic position of the Middle East's most populous nation, says Una Galani

May 22, 2012 3:27
 
The Business of Arabian Travel Market

The Business of Arabian Travel Market

The 19th edition of Arabian Travel Market launches tomorrow, and Kipp has a serious case of wanderlust. Until we can book our next vacation, we take a look at the region’s largest travel and tourism event.

April 29, 2012 4:05
 
Arab Spring Asylum seekers surged into EU in 2011

Arab Spring Asylum seekers surged into EU in 2011

Asylum seekers from Arab Spring countries and West African nations suffering civil strife surged into Europe last year at a time when European politicians are talking about re-tightening border controls.

March 24, 2012 3:28
 
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