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S&P warns MENA countries over eurozone instability

Ratings agency says downward ratings possible for many MENA countries due to weak economic growth.

View from the Middle East and Africa: April/May 2012

As political unrest continues to put off investors from some north African countries, it is 'business as usual' in the more stable Morocco.

sanctions stranglehold

Negotiating the MENA sanctions stranglehold

As the EU imposes an oil embargo on Iran and the screws tighten on neighbouring Syria, foreign companies doing business with the affected countries are scrambling to stay on the right side of the law while hedging against their losses. 

Dubai Airport Free Zone looks to diversify and expand

The director-general of DAFZ says the zone is to focus on attracting companies from Far East.

Ras Al Khaimah offers shelter against regional turbulences

While volatility swirls around it in nearby countries, the quiet, stable emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is making a confident case that it can offer a port in the storm for companies looking to serve the Middle East and north Africa region -- and further afield -- from a reliable base.

Dubai investment falls, but still top MEA destination

Dubai’s investment project numbers fell in 2010, but the city is still  the top destination for FDI in the Middle East and Africa region

New Dubai airport remains on course

Successful test cargo flights have been carried out at Dubai World City’s new Al Maktoum International Airport.

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