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Why transparency must be the watchword for Saudi fiscal policy

Why transparency must be the watchword for Saudi fiscal policy

Gulf kingdom needs to present clear-cut plans as to how it will address...

Opinion: Al Habtoor on Europe's unseemly haste to embrace Tehran

Opinion: Al Habtoor on Europe's unseemly haste to embrace Tehran

Top UAE businessman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor asks if Iran's crimes are suddenly...

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Expert timing

Expert timing

Swiss watches are a staple of the region’s luxury market, with millions of timepieces...

Ringing the changes

Ringing the changes

Kyle Whitehill, CEO at Vodafone Qatar, talks about the company’s strategy during...

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Beating state debt addiction proves hard for UAE banks

Beating state debt addiction proves hard for UAE banks

Banks' exposure to the public sector as a percentage of capital stood at 128% in...

The challenges facing CEOs in the Middle East

The challenges facing CEOs in the Middle East

Jan Bladen, the former executive advisor and programme lead to the Abu Dhabi Global...

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Why Modi's visit will be big boost to UAE-India relations

Why Modi's visit will be big boost to UAE-India relations

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With crude at $50, oil firms fear deeper crisis than in 1980s

With crude at $50, oil firms fear deeper crisis than in 1980s

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The UAE: On the road to economic development

The UAE: On the road to economic development

Following deregulation of petrol prices, the rising cost of living is where the greatest challenge...

Kenya: How Gulf investors can benefit from opportunities in Obama's African fatherland

Kenya: How Gulf investors can benefit from opportunities in Obama's African fatherland

US president Barack Obama’s recent visit to Kenya drew welcome attention for one of Africa...

“This is the wealth of the Libyan people and it has to come home”

“This is the wealth of the Libyan people and it has to come home”

How the new chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority is fighting to recoup the ravaged nation...

InPics: WEF MENA 2015 in Amman

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Jordan's king reveals $20bn investment opportunities at summit

Jordan's king reveals $20bn investment opportunities at summit

King Abdullah II says projects will be delivered via public private partnerships; part of new...

Gulf blue chips commit to training 49,000 young people

Gulf blue chips commit to training 49,000 young people

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Former UK PM says infrastructure is key to MidEast prospects

Former UK PM says infrastructure is key to MidEast prospects

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