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.
The inability of Lebanese political parties' to agree on a suitable candidate for president underscores the political paralysis in the country.
Iran could secure a deal with the West on its nuclear program by September, analysts say.
Libya’s sovereign wealth fund could be leveraged to bring about stability and meaningful economic development, according to the African Development Bank.
Tunisia’s economy remains stuck in first gear. Can new trade deals fire up the economy?
Dubai’s GDP is set to cross USD100bn this year, but Citibank cautions against overestimating the impact of Expo 2020.
Closer integration is an economic imperative for Africa’s landlocked countries.
Rising jobless figures are stoking fears of unrest as the regional economy struggles to shift into a higher gear.
Arab countries in transition will likely face an uphill struggle to create jobs for their burgeoning population at current economic growth levels, says the IMF.