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Middle East Business

The Year Ahead

Omar K. Alghanim | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Omar K. Alghanim

As we head into a brand new year, the headlines are awash in news about our twin heartbreaks here in the Middle East. Oil is one part of the equation. The other is also commanding daily attention: I'm referring, of course, to the geopolitical drama involving Iraq and Syria.

Blessed are the Businessmen and Women

Stanley Weiss | Posted 11.22.2011 | World
Stanley Weiss

Maybe if the benefits of peace in the Middle East were made material and not ethereal, with concrete commitments rather than vague promises, it would be the kind of disruptive development that sparks compromise.

Social Entrepreneurs and Change in Dubai

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

How is it that Coke can sell 1.5 billion servings daily and dispense to far flung areas that NGOs, Quangos and aid agencies have difficulty reaching? Coke's distribution takes advantage of local entrepreneurs.