Citi Plans Branch Opening In Iraq As First US Bank
June 24 2013 8:22 AM EDT
Citi is already present in other Middle Eastern countries, like Qatar, Kuwait and Egypt, but would be the first American bank in Iraq.
Devalued Pound Hurts Egyptians As Morsi Government Dithers
June 18 2013 1:30 PM EDT
The Egyptian currency has lost 8 percent against the dollar in 2013, and the embattled government is out of ideas on what to do.
Should EU Accept Turkey Despite Deadly Protest Crackdowns?
June 17 2013 1:20 PM EDT
Some say Turkey is an economic powerhouse needed to recharge the EU's economy, but more say it isn't ready.
Can Syrian Entrepreneurs In Exile Rebuild A War-Torn Country?
June 14 2013 8:54 PM EDT
The Syrian conflict has forced many entrepreneurs to flee, but the country needs them back in order to rebuild the economy.
Are The Sudans Still Fighting About Oil? Not Exactly
June 14 2013 3:22 PM EDT
Abyei, a conflicted, oil-rich region, is at the heart of a fresh battle between Sudan and South Sudan.
Portugal's President: Kick IMF Out Of The Troika!
June 14 2013 5:55 AM EDT
Portugal's President Aníbal Cavaco Silva says the IMF has different goals than the EU, which governs the two other branches of the Troika.
Syrian Conflict Dries Up Funds For Gaza Strip
June 14 2013 5:46 AM EDT
The poverty-stricken Gaza Strip has seen a decrease in aid funding since the Syrian conflict began.
What The EU Parliament Thinks Of Erdoğan Right Now
June 13 2013 12:31 PM EDT
European Union parliamentarians are concerned about the police crackdowns on protesters.
Pakistan's Sharif Wants End To US Drone Strikes, But Real Problem Is Crippling Power Cuts
June 05 2013 10:18 AM EDT
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is providing few specifics on how we will solve the country's many woes.
How Much Do Americans Spend Compared To Others?
June 04 2013 4:41 PM EDT
Private consumption in the U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of GDP.
Summer Of Protests In Turkey Would Sink Its Economy
June 03 2013 2:45 PM EDT
Tourism and foreign investment could take hits if the protests continue through the summer.
In Developed World, How Many Will Be Unemployed In 2014?
May 30 2013 11:47 AM EDT
In 2014, Greece's unemployment will likely hit another record-high of 28.4 percent.
How Much Will These World Economies Grow In 2014?
May 29 2013 3:36 PM EDT
Chile's economy is expected to grow by 5.3 percent in 2014.
Bank Of Israel Slashes Lending Rates
May 28 2013 4:10 PM EDT
The Bank of Israel is taking a pointer from Abenomics in another harbinger of what could be a spreading global currency war.
Two Years After Revolution, Whatever Happened To Libyan Oil?
May 24 2013 10:20 PM EDT
In post-Gadhafi Libya, energy companies are struggling to gain a new foothold.
Young Africans Flocking To Dubai As Guest Workers
May 21 2013 9:55 AM EDT
About 40,000 Kenyan guest workers currently live in the UAE, primarily in the construction, hotel and travel industries.
Yemeni Workers Take Hit As Saudi Arabia Cracks Down
May 17 2013 12:50 PM EDT
Yemen, where unemployment is high, is seeing its remittances from rich Saudi Arabia dry up as the latter gets tough on illegal workers.
North American Fracking, Tar Sands Reshaping Global Oil Scene: IEA
May 14 2013 9:13 AM EDT
The new ways to extract light crude and Canada's tar sands are radically changing the oil playing field.
The Takeover: China Goes To Middle East, Bringing Lots Of Cash
May 11 2013 11:03 AM EDT
In search of resources and trade options, China has turned to the Middle East, including volatile areas where the West fears to do business.
Cyprus: On The Precipice Of Economic Disaster?
April 05 2013 5:14 AM EDT
This small island of 1 million people, hopelessly divided between a Greek south and Turkish north, faces an unknown, perhaps dark future.