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Pakistanis displaced by war return to a ruined economy

SHAFAQNA - The Bara Market was once a bustling hive of about 10,000 shops. Now it’s a listless wreckage of rubble, and a reminder of the destruction that the war between Pakistan’s government and militant groups has inflicted on the economy…

US-UK trade deal could take 10 years if Brexit goes ahead, Obama warns

SHAFAQNA - A US trade deal with Britain could take up to 10 years if it were to leave the European Union, President Barack Obama has warned in an interview with the BBC. In the event of a Brexit, the UK would lose much of the influence it has…
Ayatollah Nouri Hamadani

Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani: "Economy of Islamic world shouldn't be dependent on non-Muslim countries"

SHAFAQNA - Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani said that the economies of the Islamic world should not be dependent on non-Muslim countries because God placed within humankind certain characteristics and if man recognizes these characteristics and does…
Afghanistan

Saving Afghanistan through economic reforms - a way out of failed statism

SHAFAQNA - A country in perpetual war Afghanistan has seen more violence and bloodshed than any other countries in the region. Sitting atop a powerful juncture of geopolitical lay lines, this broken institutional shell of a nation has ironically…

Breaking the Camel’s back - Saudi Arabia is hurting financially

SHAFAQNA - Truth be told Saudi Arabia might not be as financially viable as its royal highnesses’ lifestyle would like you to think. In fact, while Saudi Royals have continued unabashed to live the lives of excessive billionaires, the kingdom’s…

Bankrupting the kingdom: Is Saudi Arabia facing a pending economic collapse?

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SHAFAQNA - In October 2015 the International Monetary Fund released a report mapping Saudi Arabia’s economic future, or rather, its downturn. While the kingdom remains one of the richest countries in the world per capita, with an estimated…