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Middle East Infrastructure Growth Makes Dubai Focus Of Global Stone Industry

Middle East Infrastructure Growth Makes Dubai Focus Of Global Stone Industry

Dubai will become a multi-billion dollar magnet for stone trade suppliers from around the globe this month as massive urban growth and infrastructure development continues to make the Middle East one of the world’s highest spending construction markets. According to market analysts BNC, a raft of new mega projects valued at $29.19 billion were launched in […]

UAE fit-out and interiors market estimated to be worth $973mn by 2022

UAE fit-out and interiors market estimated to be worth $973mn by 2022

The INDEX Interiors Market Report by Ventures Onsite indicates that ‘the interior fit-out market in the UAE is one of the GCC’s fastest growing industries and is expected to be worth US$ 973 million by 2022’. The report also highlights that besides the UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is yet another country that is […]

Middle East offers Trump a chance to prove his critics wrong

Middle East offers Trump a chance to prove his critics wrong

Donald Trump’s claim that Google’s search engine is biased against him has spurred media mavens to rush to defend a tech giant regarded jointly with Facebook as “the public enemy number one for newspapers and journalism”. Overlooking the awkward irony of the gang-up, the US president and other conservatives suspect Google bumps up news and […]

Co-Owner of Middle East Steps Down Following Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Co-Owner of Middle East Steps Down Following Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

The co-owner of a popular nightclub in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has resigned amidst accusations of sexual misconduct on the job. In a Facebook post this week, the Middle East announced that Joseph Sater, who has run the business with his family for decades, would be stepping down. “After 44 years, Joseph Sater has decided to retire […]

Schorn: 'Great Sorting Out' Occurring In Middle East

Schorn: 'Great Sorting Out' Occurring In Middle East

It was fitting, after an open house and ribbon cutting Monday welcoming OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) as new members of the Vermillion Chamber, that participants at the event got to sample what one of the classes offered by the institute is all about. The large audience at the open house was treated to a […]

UN says 10000 'terrorists' in Syria's Idlib must be defeated

UN says 10000 'terrorists' in Syria's Idlib must be defeated

Turkish forces are seen in a convoy on a main highway between Damascus and Aleppo on August 29, 2018. (AFP) United Nations Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday that the UN estimates that around 10,000 “terrorists” remain in northern Idlib province and need to be defeated. De Mistura spoke to reporters […]

How Israel's right wing maintains its grip on the country

How Israel's right wing maintains its grip on the country

In these waning days of summer, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his certainty that in the approaching but not yet scheduled elections, the Likud party he heads will score a dramatic achievement: at least 35 to 40 Knesset seats.  He is not exaggerating by much. The situation for Likud, like that of Israeli […]

Five tech trends dominating financial services

Five tech trends dominating financial services

There is no doubt that technology underpins the transformation and growth of the financial services industry. In the past, financial services organizations tended to rely heavily on legacy systems and were relatively reluctant to embrace new technology. Today, they recognize that Fintech is no longer just disruptive but an imperative for success. A bank or […]

Is Trump the Middle East's friend or foe?

Is Trump the Middle East's friend or foe?

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Middle East firm uses AI to help you land your dream job

Middle East firm uses AI to help you land your dream job

With the aim to revolutionise job hunting and recruitment in the Middle East and North Africa region, Bayt.com has introduced a series of artificial intelligence-powered features onto its platform. Omar Tahboub, Bayt.com The new AI-powered features are designed to match talent with opportunity in a much more powerful and efficient manner. “Technology is and has […]