The deadly crush that occurred at the haj near Makkah last month killed at least 2,070 people, nearly triple the number accounted for in a death toll maintained by Saudi authorities, a Reuters tally indicated on Thursday.
Yahoo said on Tuesday it had signed a search advertising deal with Google, providing a potential boost to Marissa Mayer's efforts to turn around the company, which also reported revenue and profit that fell short of market estimates.
The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions with any Middle Eastern involvement reached $33.7 billion during the first nine months of 2015, marking a 23 per cent year-on-year growth, said an industry expert.
US universities lead the world in scientific innovation but face strong competition from Asian rivals with close ties to industry, according to a detailed analysis of academic papers and patent filings.
The inaugural Reuters Top 1
The 2015 Ethical Finance Innovation Challenge Awards (EFICA) in its third edition has opened for entries.
The awards, which will focus on ideas that will help broaden the appeal of ethical finance to a global audience and to rewar
Islamic funds sector is likely to grow to at least $77 billion by 2019 from $60 billion now, while the latent demand is projected to grow to $185 billion, a study said.
There are substantial growth opportunities but the industry w
The value of Middle Eastern mergers and acquisitions (M&Ss) reached $9.5 billion during the first quarter (Q1) of 2015, marking a 152 per cent increase from the first three months of 2014 and the best annual start since 2012, a report said.
While $110 billion worth of sukuk was issued around the world this year, the global sukuk issuance is expected to reach $250 billion by 2020, a report said.
The total global outstanding sukuk, which stands at $241 billion, is also
Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) is collaborating with Thomson Reuters to study the knowledge dimension of the Islamic finance industry through the ICD Thomson Reuters Islamic Finance Development Indicator (IFDI) 2014.
Thomson Reuters, a leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has launched its legal research service, Westlaw Gulf, in Iraq.
Iraq is the third country in the Middle East