Bahrain is emerging from its lethargy, but political issues continue to weigh on economic ambitions.
Saudi Arabia is expected to reduce capital spending as the impact of lower oil prices trickles down to the economy, according to analysts.
Egypt’s central bank will repay Qatar USD 500 million in October and USD 2 billion in November, the governor said.
The Asian giant and the oil-producing region are expanding bilateral business ties beyond energy commodities.
Despite recent setbacks, the region still holds promise, writes Swatick Majumdar of Digital Entertainment Ventures.
Lack of transportation infrastructure between rural and urban Egypt has taken its toll on the domestic labor market.
Political divisions threaten to dissolve plans to create one of the world's strongest economic unions, experts say.
Economic liberty has a huge potential to increase human prosperity in crisis-hit countries across the region.
Food security in the Arab world has improved but more work is needed to improve quality and safety standards, a report said.