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Access: Middle East: Episodes

  • Al-Masri: Capital is very cowardly     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    As Chairman of the Palestinian Development and Investment Company, Munib al-Masri is responsible for about 25% of the Palestinian economy. In this exclusive interview with CNBC, al-Masri talks about the opportunities to invest in the Palestine Exchange.

  • Al-Masri: Time is not on our side     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    A friend and confidante to Yasser Arafat, Munib al-Masri is no stranger to the corridors of power. In this exclusive interview with CNBC, al-Masri talks about the political problem facing Palestinians.

  • Assad's money trail is hard to trace Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Syrian President Bashar Assad

    With interests in real estate, airlines, energy and telecommunications, the Syrian regime is believed to control a fortune worth billions.

  • We're looking for heroes: Mo Ibrahim     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Each year the Mo Ibrahim Foundation looks to award a multi-million dollar prize for leadership. With the 2013 prize ceremony just weeks away, Access: Middle East speaks to one of the past prizewinners, President Joaquim Chissano.

  • How things are really improving in Africa     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Regional unrest hasn¿t diminished Africa¿s growing significance to the global economy. Sudanese-born billionaire Mo Ibrahim weighs-in on who is investing in Africa and why.

  • Since the sale of his telecommunications company Celtel in 2005, billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim has been putting his fortune to work, championing good governance across the African continent.

  • World's largest airport? Dubai wants to build it Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    Dubai is ready to debut a massive new airport for passengers on Oct. 27, after a final go-ahead by the country's aviation authority.

  • Dubai stocks leap on hopes for resolution in Syria Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 10:50 AM ET
    Watching financial data on screens inside the Dubai Financial Market.

    Dubai stocks closed 8.5 percent higher on Tuesday on reports that the United States was considering a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Syria.

  • Egypt mogul open to Google deal in North Korea Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris, told CNBC that Koryolink, his joint venture with North Korea, is open to a deal with Google to provide mobile and broadband to the world's most isolated country.

  • Arab League calls for measures against Syria Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 5:23 PM ET
    Arab League Secretary General, Nabil al-Arabi, left, Qatari Prime Minister and head of state Hamad ben Jassem, center, and Ahmed bin Heli, the Arab League's assistant secretary-general for political affairs  during the Meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Arab League to discuss the situation in Syria held in Doha, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

    Arab states on Sunday called on the international community to take action against the Syrian government over a chemical gas attack that killed hundreds of civilians.

  • How Saddam helped make the Middle East more stable Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    Baghdad residents cheer under an image of President Saddam Hussein in 2001.

    No one would argue that Saddam Hussein was a good guy, but sometimes bad leaders are needed to keep peace and stability in countries where both peace and stability are rare.

  • Background is very important: Reem Acra     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    From the catwalk to the red carpet, the Reem Acra brand has evolved from glamorous bridal wear to luxury fashion label. Join Access: Middle East as we catch up with the Lebanese designer in New York.

  • I am a role model for Arab women: Reem Acra     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Reem Acra's Spring Bridal collection for 2014 evokes elegance with ephemeral designs that are distinctly modern. Acra's style and her role as a model for young Arab women when Access: Middle East returns.

  • My style evolves by the day : Reem Acra     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    A favorite of celebrity clients and royalty alike, Reem Acra's gowns are a perennial hit on the red carpet. When Access: Middle East continues, we take an exclusive tour of her 5th avenue showroom.

  • Seven killed as violence reignites in Egypt Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 9:16 AM ET
    Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo on July 16

    Seven people were killed and more than 260 wounded when Islamist supporters of Mohamed Morsi fought opponents of the deposed Egyptian president and security forces.

  • CNBC Debate on the Middle East - Part 3     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Executives and policymakers join CNBC at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East to debate the challenges faced by the region and North Africa in attracting global capital.

  • CNBC Debate on the Middle East - Part 2     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Executives and policymakers join CNBC at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East to debate the challenges faced by the region and North Africa in attracting global capital.

  • CNBC Debate on the Middle East     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Executives and policymakers join CNBC at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East to debate the challenges faced by the region and North Africa in attracting global capital.

  • What Effect has the Arab Spring had on Investors? Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 7:40 AM ET
    Egyptian protesters stand on a fence by the Nile River during a protest near Tahrir Square on February 1, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.

    The Arab Spring has made the Middle East and Africa less attractive to certain investors, but there is still plenty on offer in the battle for capital, panelists said during a CNBC debate at the World Economic Forum in Jordan.

  • Egypt's Currency Crisis Causes Poor Wheat Trade Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 4:16 PM ET
    Customers buying bread in Cairo in May

    Egypt is treading a fine line in efforts to stave off a potential crisis in its subsidized bread program as imported stocks hit historically low levels.

 

Showtimes

Show Airs Every Fortnight

CNBC in the UAE (OrbitSN) UAE Times

Wednesday 20.00

Friday 01.00

Saturday 10.00 & 15.30

Sunday 15.30 & 19.30


CNBC in EMEA CET Times

Thursday 23.00

Saturday 08.00 & 13.30

Sunday 13.30 & 17.30


CNBC World EST Times

Monday 21.30

Saturday 19.00

Sunday 07.00


CNBC in Asia-Pacific SIN/HK Times

Saturday 17:30

Sunday 08.30 & 20:30