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Syria: Hundreds of Activists Call for Assad to Release Human Rights Defender Mazen Darwish
Syria Politics
Mazen Darwish

More than two hundred intellectuals and human rights activists and journalists signed a statement calling for immediate and unconditional release of Mazen Darwish and his colleagues.

 
The political implications of ISIS’s Caliphate
Opinion
syria  The political implications of ISIS’s Caliphate

The declaration by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) of the establishment of an Islamic caliphate in Iraq should not go unremarked.

 
UAE: Dubai targets sustainable development in energy
Energy
UAE Dubai targets sustainable development in energy

Faced with rising power consumption and a grid under pressure, Dubai is stepping up its efforts to improve energy efficiency, while boosting the role played by renewable resources in meeting demand.

 
Tunisia’s tourism sector sees an increase in arrivals
Travel
Tunisias tourism

In line with some of the other encouraging developments in Tunisia, the announcement of last year’s tourism results indicates the sector is on a path to recovery, with arrivals and other indicators rising towards pre-revolution levels.

 
Algeria to revive mining industry
Economics
Algeria to revive mining industry

Hydrocarbons have long served as the backbone of Algeria’s economy, but in recent months, there has been a push to encourage activity in other extractive industries, following the introduction of new legislation aimed at increasing mineral production.

 
Kuwait looks to enhance regional position of ports
Economics
Ports in Kuwait

Ports in Kuwait have performed well in recent years, supported by a national bid to increase both hydrocarbon exports and non-oil commercial shipping activity.

 
Jordan: Investment review at Jordan’s Aqaba SEZ
Economics
jordan Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority

A new committee has been launched to build on the success of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone, the centrepiece of a long-term strategy to spread faster and more sustainable economic development to the rest of the kingdom.

 
Moving beyond street protests: Building social accountability in the Arab world
Culture
egypt ميدان التحرير Moving beyond street protests Building social accountability in the Arab world

At the heart of the upheavals that swept across the Middle East region during the Arab Spring was the call for more transparent, fair and accountable government.

 
Syrian Crisis: Seeing Conflict Through Art
Culture
Syrian Crisis Seeing Conflict Through Art Omran Mohammad

After 3 years of war, themes of fragmentation, fatigue, and bloodshed all come across in the work of Syrian artists currently being exhibited at the World Bank.

 
UAE: Growing the Green Capital Markets in Dubai
Energy
Growing the Green Capital Markets in Dubai UAE

Recently, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) and the World Bank agreed to design a funding strategy for a green investment program in Dubai that would look at financing green investments through a variety of sources, including green bonds and sukuk (Islamic certificates).

 
How UAE Water Aid can potentially help 2 billion Muslims
UAE Politics
How UAE Water Aid can potentially help 2 billion Muslims

The recently launched UAE Water Aid campaign is aiming to assist 5 million people in desperate need of clean water around the world, but the actual beneficiaries might well be the entire global Muslim population of 2 billion people. 

 
Does Iraq need a Saddam Hussein II?
Iraq Politics
IRAQ العراق صدام حسين حي حقا إنه حي

What Iraq needs is a strong man, a man who can keep a violent, bloodthirsty argumentative Iraqi population all under total control.

 
Qatar’s Islamic banks continue on growth path
Economics
Qatars Islamic banks Doha

Islamic banks in Qatar are gaining strength, with sharia-compliant lenders outperforming their conventional counterparts in many areas during 2013, despite the confines of an increasingly competitive market. 

 
$9.6 billion investments - Saudi Arabia’s city of phosphate
Economics
Saudi Arabias city of phosphate

A new phosphate mining and processing mega-project is set to improve Saudi Arabia’s access to the global fertiliser market, but a potential excess of international supply may extend the period before the multi-billion scheme turns a profit.

 
Morocco looks to further boost automotive investments
Industry
automotive industry in Morocco

The automotive industry in Morocco, alongside its aeronautical components sector, has seen significant growth over the past decade, with the country now hosting hundreds of manufacturing firms churning out everything from family sedans to airplane cabling.

 
Initiatives to support expansion of Bahrain’s capital markets
Finance
Central Bank of Bahrain CBB

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has set out new rules on the issuance of securities as the kingdom looks to boost activity in its financial services sector.

 
New technology changes the working day, offering a strategy for more jobs in the Middle East
Technology
New technology changes the working day offering a strategy for more jobs in the Middle East

Arne HoelIt’s no secret that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has the highest youth unemployment rate in the entire world: nearly 30% according to the International Labour Organization.

 
The Enemy Within: Tackling Schistosomiasis in Yemen
Science & Health
The Enemy Within Tackling Schistosomiasis in Yemen

In the unsettling horror movie Alien, an alien invades and hides within the human body, eventually causing great devastation.

 
Youth Employment in Egypt and Tunisia vs. Jordan and Morocco Three Years After the Arab Awakening
Economics
Youth Employment in Egypt and Tunisia vs. Jordan and Morocco Three Years After the Arab Awakening

December 17 marked the third anniversary of the Arab Awakening. On that date, three years ago, Mohammed Bouzazizi set himself on fire in Sidi Bouzid,Tunisia.

 
Morocco: Turning a Commitment to Clean Energy into Reality
Energy
Morocco Turning a Commitment to Clean Energy into Reality

In 2009, Morocco adopted a visionary energy sector development plan that committed to increasing the country’s share of renewable energy to 42 percent of national capacity by 2020.

 

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