Saudi Arabia plans to tap everything from a 2,000-year-old UNESCO heritage site to the "the longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world" to boost domestic tourism. » Read More
The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is tasked with patrolling an expanse of about 2.5 million square miles of water, and has seen an increase in U.S. forces deployed to the area amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran. » Read More
By: Hadley Gamble
The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran. However, the U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton continued to extend a hand of diplomacy. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on the developing story. » Read More
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.
In an exclusive interview from his home in the West Bank, Palestinian billionaire Munib al-Masri tells CNBC about his push for mideast peace.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Naguib Sawiris, executive chairman of Orascom Telecom talks about the joint venture, the possibility of a deal with Google and why he believes that revolutions aren't necessarily bad for business.
Faith, family and politics play a major role in the life of Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris. Join us for the final installment of our exclusive interview.
More than two years on from the start of the Arab Spring, the path to secular democracy in Egypt remains uncertain. This week on Access: Middle East, an exclusive interview with the founder of the Free Egyptians Party, Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris .
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.
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.
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.
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.