IRAN: Currency tumbles as ‘nuclear deal’ become increasingly wobbly

  Iran is experiencing a financial crisis as its currency, the rial, has dropped to unprecedented…

Gulf debacle threatens stability of Horn of Africa

The political crisis between some countries in the Gulf has had an unexpected consequence – a…

EGYPTIAN WOMEN: IMPORTANT, IF OVERLOOKED, ECONOMIC RESOURCE

Amid difficult economic circumstances and a job market where male workers dramatically outnumber females,¬†Egyptian women are…

U.S. freeze assets of five companies it accuses of aiding Iran missile programme

US slaps sanctions on Iran

Egypt progressives push for reform

Egyptian progressives press for reform

Iran: anti-government protests spread

Iranian protests spread across the country

Jordan gets Small business boost

The EBRD is partnering with Jordan Commercial Bank (JCB) to support the development of small businesses…

Mending fences and building bridges

On Dec. 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin completed a diplomatic sprint,¬†touring Syria, Egypt and Turkey in…

Qatar strikes $8 billion jet deal with the UK

Qatar will buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets worth $8bn from the United Kingdom as the Gulf…

UAE: remains region’s shining light

The UAE maintained its position as the most prosperous country in the Arab world and its…