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Saudi Arabia has unveiled a bold plan to be less dependent on oil. While the plan makes sense in theory, observers say, it is difficult for resource-rich nations to successfully diversify.
NREC CEO Sam Sidiqi shares how his firm hedges political and currency risks in commercial real estate developments in the MENA region. He also sees opportunities in developing Mediterranean coast[…]
Now that international sanctions have been lifted, Iran could prove to be an attractive destination for foreign investors — but its religious establishment creates a significant barrier, experts say.
Saudi Arabia, Oman and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa are seeing growth stall as oil falls below $30 a barrel. The region has one bright spot,[…]
The expanding Saudi Arabia-Iran dispute will likely not affect oil prices or global investment in Arab nations, experts say. But the U.S. can play a role in preventing the conflict[…]
This month, women were elected to local government offices for the first time in Saudi Arabia. It was also the first time they had the right to vote. What will[…]
Mohammad Nabil Jaffar explains how he went from nearly closing his first restaurant to building up an online food-delivery service in the Middle East that he sold for $170 million.
What do you do after you invent the Pepsi Challenge and help Steve Jobs lead Apple? If you are John Sculley, you take aim at an underserved area of the[…]
Following an agreement to lift sanctions against Iran, European firms will be quick to pick up where they left off in 2012. But for U.S. companies, a 35-year absence means[…]
Shamsheer Vayalil, founder of the VPS Healthcare group in Abu Dhabi, credits his success to a focus on quality, not revenues.