Middle East and North Africa

The sunny side of the roboconomy in the Middle East

Palestinian student Mohammad Atiyeh, 23, uses an electronic glove to control a small electronic car by hand movement at Birzeit University in the West Bank town of Birzeit January 21, 2016. Atiyeh is one of three Palestinian students who developed the electronic glove that can be used to control several devices, including laptops and robots, as part of their graduation project. REUTERS/Ammar Awad - RTX23F4K

Digital progress is a good thing for the region Image: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Mauricio Zuazua
Partner, Kearney
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