GCC expansion: More Gulf food security?

In the face of growing economies and rising populations, food security is fast becoming a critical issue for GCC countries. Socio-political problems that arise from food price inflation and some related unrest witnessed in many countries of the Arab world have also created an added sense of urgency.

Sudan mega-project hits new snag

Discussions are at a standstill after investors, a joint Arab-foreign company based in the Philippines, insist on owning the lands allocated by the Sudanese government to Jordan for the project,