At least 17 women have been elected to public office in Saudi Arabia, according to preliminary results published in state media Monday. Saturday’s historic elections for municipal councils marked the first time women in the country were allowed to vote and to run for office.
Calls by Arab League chief Nabil Al Arabi for a unified multinational Arab fighting force demonstrate the resolve necessary to confront the threats that affect every country in the region. But the idea should come as no surprise.
The Middle East and North Africa is a fast growing region for LinkedIn, growing from five million members in October 2012 to more than 14 million today.
Patriot has been supplied to 14 nations, including Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Is this the biggest technology acquisition the Middle East has seen yet?” was the question posed in a tweet posted by Dubai-based entrepreneur Paul Kenny. The acquisition in question was the $170m deal by German e-commerce group Rocket Internet to acquire Kuwait-based Talabat.com, a food takeaway platform that operates across the GCC. The deal surpassed…
US drone makers are expecting a surge in sales of military and civilian drones to Gulf states after the State Department eased export rules last week, industry executives have said.
The steamy romance Fifty Shades Of Grey, which is dominating the US box-office this week, will not release in the UAE. Countries such as Kenya, Indonesia and Malaysia have already banned the film, making this region the latest country to follow suit.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries region is fast becoming a lucrative place for banks and wealth managers to do business, with the amount of money privately held by rich households now amounting to $2.2 trillion, up from $1.1 trillion in 2010, a new research has found. The combined wealth is now being held by…