Middle East sees M&A activity boom despite Covid-19 crisis

Sovereign wealth funds including Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund are deploying billions of dollars to buy stakes in companies ranging from Facebook Inc. to Citigroup Inc. to take advantage of a downturn in prices.


The Covid crisis and the Oceans

The crisis we are going through, and more particularly the widespread lockdown episode imposed on nearly half of humanity, has shown how much human activity weighs on our planet and the oceans in particular. On the occasion of World Oceans Day, on 8 June,


GCC faces tough long road to recovery

Lockdowns and social distancing measures were beginning to ease across the Middle East given tentative signs that the worst of the pandemic had passed for most of the countries in the region