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Gulf States to maintain defence spending despite oil price slump (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

Gulf States to maintain defence spending despite oil price slump

Saudi Arabia's total defence budget is forecast at $82 billion in 2016, while that of UAE is put at $15.1 billion

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A test of patience: Setting up shop in Oman

A test of patience: Setting up shop in Oman

Finding your start-up’s North Star in Oman

Finding your start-up’s North Star in Oman

Making waves: Martin Whitmarsh

Making waves: Martin Whitmarsh

Sky's the limit: Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch

Sky's the limit: Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch

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Dubai school fees to increase by up to 4.8% in 2017

Dubai school fees to increase by up to 4.8% in 2017

Dubai's financial centre could top 2024 targets - exec

Dubai's financial centre could top 2024 targets - exec

Bank of Singapore to use Dubai as base to attract Middle East, Africa wealth

Bank of Singapore to use Dubai as base to attract Middle East, Africa wealth

Jumeirah Golf Estates gated community sells out in three hours

Jumeirah Golf Estates gated community sells out in three hours

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Revealed: Top 30 CEOs in UAE

Revealed: Top 30 CEOs in UAE

Revealed: Middle East's 100 most influential people in construction industry

Revealed: Middle East's 100 most influential people in construction industry

Revealed: 100 most most influential young Arabs in the world

Revealed: 100 most most influential young Arabs in the world

Revealed: The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2016

Revealed: The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2016

REVEALED: 50 Richest Indians in the GCC 2016

REVEALED: 50 Richest Indians in the GCC 2016

Revealed: The World's 50 Richest Arabs 2016

Revealed: The World's 50 Richest Arabs 2016

Revealed: Top 100 HR Executives in the Middle East

Revealed: Top 100 HR Executives in the Middle East

Revealed: Gulf's biggest construction players

Revealed: Gulf's biggest construction players

Revealed: 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40

Revealed: 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40

The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015

The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015

Revealed: 50 Richest Indians in the GCC 2015

Revealed: 50 Richest Indians in the GCC 2015

The World's Richest Arabs 2014

The World's Richest Arabs 2014

How Travis Kalanick aims to drive Uber's growth in the Gulf region
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How Travis Kalanick aims to drive Uber's growth in the Gulf region

Jet setter: Gulfstream CEO Mark Burns
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Jet setter: Gulfstream CEO Mark Burns

Dubai tenants warned to study contracts before signing
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Dubai tenants warned to study contracts before signing

Review: The Spa at Palazzo Versace Dubai
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Review: The Spa at Palazzo Versace Dubai

Qatar's Nakilat annual net profit falls 2.9%
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Qatar's Nakilat annual net profit falls 2.9%

Zain Group reports slight increase in yearly net profits
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Zain Group reports slight increase in yearly net profits

Dana Gas revises 2016 results down to net loss of $88 million
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Dana Gas revises 2016 results down to net loss of $88 million

As it happened: ITP Influencer Marketing Summit
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As it happened: ITP Influencer Marketing Summit

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