Posts tagged ‘Middle East’

  • A view of a partially dried-up pond at a village of Guangnan county Forum Article

    The impact of a hotter Middle East

    If you think the summers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are hot - think again. Summers… more

  • An aerial view of Atlantis hotel is seen with The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is the rise of Dubai and Abu Dhabi sustainable?

    The economic success that the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi have achieved over the past two decades has… more

  • To match Feature IRAN-SANCTIONS/GADGETS Forum Article

    10 facts about internet use in the Middle East

    Qatar’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) published a new full length study on… more

  • Women sit at a table during the opening of “At.Mosphere” the world’s highest restaurant in the Burj Khalifa in Dubai Forum Article

    Top 10 most gender equal countries in the Middle East and North Africa

    Israel once again tops the regional table and Saudi Arabia moves into the top 10 regionally in the World… more

  • People from different nationalities are seen in Dubai Forum Article

    How to reverse the brain drain

    In 1968, while studying at the Mons Officer Cadet School in the United Kingdom, I needed… more

  • Man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why aren’t current events affecting the markets?

    An increasingly obvious paradox has emerged in global financial markets this year. Though geopolitical… more

  • IRAQI MAN CHECKS VALVE IN OIL REFINERY OUTSIDE BAGHDAD. Forum Article

    What can the Middle East learn from the US shale boom?

    The clear relationship between secure and competitively priced energy and economic prosperity is well… more

  • An investor looks up at screens displaying stock information at the Dubai Financial Market Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Middle East, North Africa

    Large parts of the Middle East and North Africa continue to be affected by geopolitical conflict and… more

  • Soldiers of the Eurocorps hold the European flag during a ceremony in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Should Europe play a greater role in the world?

    The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly… more

  • A girl, who receives help from the “Takeyat Um Ali” humanitarian services center, studies in Qrayra village Forum Article

    What schools in Jordan teach us about educational reform

    Zeid Bin Haritha is a school in the Jordanian village of Yarqa. In this school, you’ll witness tiny… more

  • Birds fly during sunrise in Gaza Forum Article

    3 narratives shaping the Middle East

    Three distinct timelines are shaping developments in the Middle East: the short-term timeline of daily… more

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    The arguments against food and energy subsidies

    Few policies place good economics so directly at odds with good politics as subsidies for food and… more

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    Dubai: lessons from the world’s most virtual city

    Dubai is in many ways unique: a city known for its scale, size and growth but still with a residential… more

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    Can Medina become a ‘city of knowledge’?

    Can an ancient religious city as sacred and unique as Medina rebrand itself as a "knowledge economic city"… more

  • Forum Article

    Why we should worry about nuclear security

    Nobody would dispute the danger inherent in possessing nuclear assets. But that danger becomes far more… more

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    The economic threat of weak global governance

    This month – the centenary of the outbreak of World War I – is an opportune time to reflect on big… more

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    Five ways to boost agriculture in East Asia

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

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    Business leaders want Middle East peace

    Almost two years ago, the World Economic Forum launched the Breaking the Impasse Initiative… more