This Week's Magazine

Title: Arabian Business

Language: English

Issue Date: Sunday, 21 April 2013

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Will there be more budget carriers in the Gulf?
Transport»

Will there be more budget carriers in the Gulf?

Ed Attwood wouldn't be surprised to see the launch of the likes of FlyQatar or Etihad Express

Dr Habib Al Mulla: Born to win
Banking & Finance»

Dr Habib Al Mulla: Born to win

Over the course of nearly three decades, Dr Habib Al Mulla has built his law firm into one of the most sought-after in the Arab world, with a string of high profile cases and victories under his belt. But after last week’s merger with global giant Baker & McKenzie, the best days may yet be ahead

What will become of Kuwait?
Politics & Economics»

What will become of Kuwait?

Kuwait has fallen behind its neighbours in the Gulf, despite its abundant petrodollars and a timeline that could see the country post its first deficit in 2017. As a result, the voices of dissent are growing louder

Cheap and cheerful

Cheap and cheerful

Well-run low-cost carriers in the Gulf are thriving, but governments need to relax rules over airport infrastructure and open skies to allow them to truly take off

Banking on Iraq
Politics & Economics»

Banking on Iraq

Wadie Habboush gave up a comfortable life as a top-flight lawyer in the US to return to his roots in Iraq. Now, his company, the Habboush Group, is hoping to spur private-sector participation in the country

Has Bahrain got the formula for success?
Politics & Economics»

Has Bahrain got the formula for success?

While the Bahrain Grand Prix is designed to show off the island state’s best side to the world, the country is still struggling to put its economy back on track

No pain, no gain
Industries»

No pain, no gain

Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on expatriates is causing some companies to struggle, but economists argue that the long-term impact of the move will be positive

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