Qatar among top 10 countries for entrepreneurs

Qatar has made its entry among the world’s leading countries for entrepreneurs per the 2020 assessment index for 50 countries around the world by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM). GEM’s National Entrepreneurship Context Index (GEM NECI) ranks the Gulf country 9th Read more

Dubai-based car rental tech platform Selfdrive expands to Qatar, Bahrain

Car rental tech platform Selfdrive, based in Dubai, is expanding to Qatar and Bahrain as part of its growth plans, reports say. The company said it expects to acquire as much as 65% of the digital rental market share in Read more

Veteran CEO of Doha Bank resigns after 15 years of service

Raghavan Seetharaman, the veteran CEO of Doha Bank has resigned after 15 years of service at one of the biggest commercial banks in Qatar, Zawya reports. It is unclear why the Indian man has resigned as the bank did not Read more

UK mulls plans to outlaw BDS

The United Kingdom, UK, according to former housing secretariat and MP Robert Jenrick would ban Palestinian powerful organization Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (DBS), reports say. Jenrick, a conservative, revealed the move at the Leadership Dialogue Institute (LDI), described on its Read more

Global textile leaders turns to Morocco for outsourcing

World’s leading textile companies are migrating from traditional Asian manufacturers for closer markets including Morocco also exhibiting favorable conditions, reports say. Several brands from the European Union, UK and the U.S have been establishing deals with Moroccan companies in the Read more

British tourism return to Egypt’s resort city Sharm El-Sheikh after one-year hiatus

The Egyptian resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh on the Red Sea welcomed Sunday the first flight of British tourists to the resort since more than a year’s suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic. 150 passengers touched down Saturday at the Read more

Saudi Arabia woos European partners to expand space program

Saudi Arabia’s space program leaders have met with French and British counterparts as the kingdom seeks to establish partnerships to the expansion agenda, Arab News reports. Abdullah Alswaha chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi Space Commission, the Read more