(Abu Dhabi, 24 September, 2014) – Gulf Capital, one of the leading and most active alternative investment firms in the Middle East, today announced...

Omar Soudodi Managing Director PayFort. Dubai–22 September 2014 – PAYFORT, the leading online payment service provider in the Arab world, announced...

Global spending on energy subsidies totaled USD492bn in 2011. Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries alone accounted for nearly half of that amount,...

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS  The Italian Navy on 22 May assisted 488 people (including 247 Syrians) to shore in Augusta, Sicily, after the two ships they were...

  Sacha Baron Cohen as the Dictator. President Al Sissy not in Picture. Cairo, 3rd June 2014: Egypt witnessed one of the lowest turnouts in an election where Mr. Abdul Fattah Al Sissy ran almost unchallenged and (unsurprisingly) won 96% of the total votes cast. The low turnout, despite an additional day of voting came as a shock to Al Sissy, who had hoped for a better...

Cairo 04th May 2014: The trial against three Al Jazeera journalists was again postponed by an Egyptian court on World Press Freedom Day. Mohamed Fahmy,...

Cairo 01st April 2014: Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy, and Baher Mohamed, three Al Jazeera English journalists, who have been jailed in Egypt for nearly...

Kuwait City 26th March 2014: The 2014 Arab League summit opened yesterday in Bayan Palace in Kuwait amid diplomatic fallout among Gulf nations and tension...

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures.Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sissy not in picture Cairo, 10th March 2014: The Chief of Egypt’s armed forces Field...

  Cairo, 7th March 2014: Reports say that Egypt is close to finalizing a massive 2 Billion dollar arms deal that includes the purchase of Mi 35 and...

UAE 24th February 2014: ARPU Plus, a leading provider of value added services (VAS) and monetization platform solutions across the Middle East and an...

Cairo 15th January 2014: People of Egypt started voting on a new constitution yesterday. It is the first ballot for Egyptians since the military deposed...

Cairo 09th January 2014: The trial of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has been postponed to February 1, after officials said bad weather had prevented...

Cairo 08th January 2014: Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi will appear in court on Wednesday for the second session of his trial. The hearing will...

L-R: English bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy, award-winning Nairobi-based correspondent Peter Greste, and Cairo-based producer Baher Mohamed.  Doha 31 December...