Taxes: VAT Revolution

Taxes: VAT Revolution

Adopting a new tax system, Saudi Arabia and the UAE deliver a shock to companies and consumers—and reassurance to foreign investors.

Oman: Pivotal Position

Oman: Pivotal Position

Oman qualifies as the least known and understood of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, but its importance goes beyond its size.

Middle East Supplement 2018

Middle East Supplement 2018

Across the Middle East, where more than half of the population is under the age of 24, educational systems are strained and unemployment rates are high. Even in the oil-rich Gulf, fiscal pressures from lower hydrocarbon revenues are forcing governments to cut back on the largesse their citizens have come to expect.