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2011 the year that was: January 25th-The Day of Rage

When we think of January 2011, the first thing that pops into our minds is the day of rage organised…

December 18, 2011 3:02
 
A slow crawl: Palestinian 2011 GDP growth to slow

A slow crawl: Palestinian 2011 GDP growth to slow

Real GDP growth of 3.6 percent this year doesn’t live up to the 9 percent in 2010. Expects to issue $50 mln sukuk in third quarter

September 15, 2011 3:15
 
GCC lures Jordan, Morocco for security and economic gain

GCC lures Jordan, Morocco for security and economic gain

GCC’s move to bring Jordan, Morocco is said to be prompted by unrest and Iran threat; Jordan buffer needed to prevent contagion to northern Gulf

May 15, 2011 10:54
 

Oil above $124 as Libya conflict hits fields, Nigeria polls postponed and in Japan aftershock

Brent hits 32-month high on Libya oil attacks; Middle East unrest adds $20-25 oil premium; Analysts warn signs of demand destruction emerging

April 8, 2011 12:24
 
Who do you think you’re talking to?

Who do you think you’re talking to?

With many Arabs today asserting national pride, do marketing communications need to change their tone? Tarek El Jundi reports.

April 6, 2011 3:59
 
Oil finds $100 floor on Saudi politics, output cost

Oil finds $100 floor on Saudi politics, output cost

Saudi set $75 a barrel "fair price" when economy weak while Bullish Goldman sees marginal output cost as $100 a barrel. Meanwhile, Former Saudi oil minister says oil prices could leap to $200-$300 a barrel if Saudi Arabia is hit by serious political unrest.

April 5, 2011 12:18
 
Money and might unlikely to quell Gulf reform demands

Money and might unlikely to quell Gulf reform demands

Gulf pledges $20 bln for Bahrain, Oman; Saudi sends troops; Small concessions but scant movement on bigger demands.

March 16, 2011 12:23
 
Saudi needs bolder steps to avoid protest contagion

Saudi needs bolder steps to avoid protest contagion

Saudi needs to do more than splash the cash; Clerics, conservatives a brake on reform; Young demanding jobs, prospects.

March 3, 2011 3:19
 
When gold’s war premium goes, can it win the peace?

When gold’s war premium goes, can it win the peace?

Middle East offers a boost for now; Gold to profit until central banks raise rates.

March 3, 2011 3:14
 
No room for panic

No room for panic

Far from being cause for disinvestment, the upheavals in the region are an opportunity for investors, argues Arab News in this editorial.

March 2, 2011 1:25
 
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