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  • MENA: Insurance markets in the region reflect varying fortunes in 2020

    Lebanon, suffering from an economic crisis and financial collapse, saw the biggest real decline in premium volume in 2020. Premiums plunged in real terms by 47% last year, according to the latest sigma report from Swiss Re.

    Middle East | 20 Jul 2021
  • Middle East: Marsh warns about potential financial impact of ransomware attacks

    Marsh, the world's leading insurance broker and risk advisor, is warning clients that ransomware attacks across the region are intensifying in both frequency and severity and advising them to take additional measures to protect their businesses.

    Middle East | 06 Jul 2021
  • GAIF: 33rd General Conference to be held in October in Algeria

    The General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF) has announced that its next General Conference is going to be held in Oran, Algeria, between 10 and 13 October.

    Middle East | 29 Jun 2021
  • Egypt: Call for entries to 3rd "Spreading Precious Ideas" Competition

    The third edition of the "Spreading Precious Ideas" (SPI) Competition for creative professionals is now open for entries. The deadline for submission of entries is 1 August 2021.

    Middle East | 17 Jun 2021
  • MENA: COVID-19 drives up commercial insurance costs across the region

    Insurance markets across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are affected by global developments like commercial insurance pricing increases and reduced capacity across many lines of business taking place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Middle East | 27 May 2021
  • MENA: Nat CATS and the need for risk modelling

    The MENA region is prone to Nat CAT risks and there is a need to build capacity and develop the necessary means to face the potential consequences of such disasters, said experts at a recent webinar organised by the General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF).

    Middle East | 28 Apr 2021
  • MENA: COVID-19 amplifies structural challenges facing the region's reinsurers

    Reinsurers based in the Middle East and North Africa are facing multiple threats to their credit profiles, with the coronavirus pandemic magnifying some of the pre-existing macro-economic and sector-related pressures in the region, says Fitch Ratings.

    Middle East | 27 Apr 2021
  • 8th Middle East Insurance Industry Awards -- Open for nominations

    Nominations are open for the 8th Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA), organised by Middle East Insurance Review, which aim to recognise and salute excellence in the MENA insurance sector, and promote greater professionalism in the market. The Awards hold special significance this year because 2021 marks the 15th anniversary of Middle East Insurance Review.

    Middle East | 07 Apr 2021
  • MENA: Sharm El Sheikh Annual Rendezvous and FAIR 27th Conference 2021 to be held in Sep

    The Insurance Federation of Egypt (IFE) in cooperation and coordination with the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers and Reinsurers, will organise the 3rd Annual Sharm El Sheikh Insurance & Reinsurance Rendezvous, and the FAIR 27th Conference.

    Middle East | 28 Mar 2021
  • MENA: Insurers should brace for a tougher reinsurance environment

    Change in the reinsurance equation is imminent and insurers in the MENA region, especially small institutions, are going to bear the brunt of changes unless they take the right measures, executives at a webinar organised by General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF) have warned, while voicing the need to establish a strong regional reinsurer.

    Middle East | 25 Feb 2021