(CNN) -- In focus: Saudi's economic woes
Despite ongoing protests in Yemen, Algeria and Iran, many believe that the oil-producing economies in the Gulf are immune due to higher oil prices and a greater spending power.
This week MME takes a look at how even in the oil -rich Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, increasing food costs and unemployment have become pressing issues forcing the government to respond.
In focus: Jordan's hard times
Tensions have also been high in Jordan, after weeks of protests over political and economic reforms, King Abdullah dismissed his government and appointed a new prime minister.
This week MME takes a look at Jordan's economic realities of high poverty, unemployment and a large budget deficit.
Watch the show this week at the times (GMT) below:
Friday: 0915, 1745