Arab World Archive

Social Mobility and Stronger Private Sector Role are Keys to Growth in the Arab World

Over the past decade, governments in the Arab World have led investments in infrastructure and connectivity, turning some of their countries into global leaders in technology adoption Arab Economies urgently need to diversify and foster entrepreneurial freedom to increase opportunities for young people and prepare the region for the transformations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Storytel Arabia optimistic about continuing growth of audiobook industry in Arab world

Over 95 per cent of Arabic audiobooks on Storytel from company’s production   July 08, 2018 Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the

Income Inequality, Polarization of Societies Biggest Long-Term Impact on Arab World

  New briefing bases its findings on the perceptions of global experts and businesses in the region Diversifying the economy, reducing public intervention in the markets, providing opportunities for young people and improving the innovation ecosystem are the key challenges that the region will face in the coming years The absence of internationally comparable data


Taher Shams included in the Forbes Middle East influential leaders gala Dubai, UAE, 11 May, 2017: A new generation of management at Zulekha Hospital was honoured at the Forbes Middle East Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World gala dinner last night in Dubai. Taher Shams, Managing Director of Zulekha Hospitals was presented with the

Meet the 100 Start-ups of the Arab World Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

World Economic Forum and International Finance Corporation partner to select 100 regional start-ups Investment in start-ups is rising fast, challenging established businesses throughout the Arab world Entrepreneurs from 18 countries will participate in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa For a detailed look at the 100 Start-ups visit Geneva,

Increased internet penetration in the Arab World leads to exponential growth in GCConline ad spending, says Orient Planet Research Report

Global ad spending at USD 531 billion in 2015, with online ad 27 per cent of the total amount   Number of internet users in Arab world to increase to about 197 million by 2017   Internet advertising expenditure to grow globally at the fastest rate of any medium   GCC internet ads to grow


Ta’atheer will be told society can’t flourish without people who want to do good, create impact and make change in the long-run Dubai, UAE, 16 May 2016: The Arab world urgently needs more social entrepreneurs to help make up for a lack of government and private sector investment and the failings of outdated CSR methods to

Arab Knowledge Economy Report 2015 – 2016 forecasts Arab World internet users to reach around 226 million by 2018

 GCC’s GDP constitutes about 60 per cent of total Arab GDP Saudi Arabia ranked first in Arab World in GDP with USD 753 billion, backed by oil-based economy accounting for around 20 per cent of global reserves UAE ranked first on 2015 Arab E-performance Index with average of 67.35 Five Arab universities appeared on Shanghai

Arab World to have more than 197 million Internet users by 2017, according to Arab Knowledge Economy Report

Arab region’s Internet penetration rate to surge from 32 per cent in 2012 to 51 per cent in 2017, according to Madar-Orient Planet report  Current male literacy rate is 85 per cent, while female literacy is only 68 per cent Four Saudi universities & one from Egypt appears in Shanghai Ranking of World Universities Bahrain


NEW DELHI, 30th OCTOBER,2013:- Victorinox, the makers of the original Swiss army knife launched a limited edition Special Damascus Steel Knife on 20th October 2013 at the Foyer, Qutub, New Delhi. It is a commemorative knife designed keeping in mind the unique qualities of Damascus steel and the state of the art design and expertise by