Arab economies are projected to grow by 2.3 per cent in 2017 as a result of the decline in growth rate of the Arab oil-exporting countries to 1.8 per cent, according to the latest forecast by the Abu Dhabi-based Arab Monetary Fund (AMF).
The total value of insurance premiums in Arab countries reached $35 billion by the end of 2016 for all types of conventional and Islamic insurance, said Dr Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al Humaidi, director-general of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF).
The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) has appointed former Saudi central banker Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al Hamidy as director general and chairman of the board, replacing its chief of two decades, the fund said on Wednesday.
Al Hamidy rep
The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) will provide a $144 million loan to Yemen this year to help its financial reform programme, the fund said on Monday.
Pro-democracy protests in 2011 brought Yemen, a neighbour of top oil exporter Saudi
Arab citizens are no longer limited to information resources from the West thanks to the revolution of the media in terms of its expansion and development over the past few years, said an expert.
Dr Mohammed Qayrat, dean of College of Comm
Top tier media professionals and intellectuals will convene in Dubai for the annual Arab Media Forum 2008 to hold in-depth discussions on how the transformation of technology has impacted the local, regional and international media.