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Hot air from the Windy City

Hot air from the Windy City

The mayor of Chicago’s arguments about employment sustained by the Gulf...

When Palmyra rivalled the Roman Empire

When Palmyra rivalled the Roman Empire

Spectacular ruins preserved in the Syrian desert city have borne witness...

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Developing Dubai’s female entrepreneurs

Developing Dubai’s female entrepreneurs

Nadine Halabi discusses the Dubai Business Women Council’s 2015 Ro’Ya programme,...

A leading light: Genny Ghanimeh

A leading light: Genny Ghanimeh

Genny Ghanimeh, the founder of Pi Slice, looks back at her two-year entrepreneurial...

Features & Analysis

Stung by FIFA furore, Qatar's soft power at risk

Stung by FIFA furore, Qatar's soft power at risk

At stake is influence, including its use of sport as a platform to operate on the...

Debt market beckons as Saudi bourse opens to foreigners

Debt market beckons as Saudi bourse opens to foreigners

Corporate bond issuance in the kingdom is the most active in the region, but it lags...

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InPics: WEF MENA 2015 in Amman

With the theme 'Creating a Regional Framework for Prosperity and Peace through Public-Private...

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

Prominent firms stump up support for new youth unemployment target for WEF’s Regional Business...

Former UK PM says infrastructure is key to MidEast prospects

Former UK PM says infrastructure is key to MidEast prospects

Gordon Brown says public-private partnerships needed to drive urgently needed infrastructure...

Gulf businessmen call for shake-up to cut youth unemployment

Gulf businessmen call for shake-up to cut youth unemployment

Aramex chief Fadi Ghandour says youth unemployment is biggest challenge and biggest opportunity...

King's changes make Saudi policy less predictable

King's changes make Saudi policy less predictable

Riyadh's new rulers enjoy more scope to make dramatic and unexpected interventions than their...

Nepal: Ways to help earthquake victims

Nepal: Ways to help earthquake victims

Organisations seeking donations to help provide relief to thousands of victims

Tomorrow's world: Inside the minds of Arab youth

Tomorrow's world: Inside the minds of Arab youth

Uncertainty over democracy, the continuing popularity of the UAE and the rise of ISIL were...

Egyptian humanitarian is world’s most influential young Arab

Egyptian humanitarian is world’s most influential young Arab

Jawad Nabulsi tops first Arabian Business ‘100 under 40’ list, UAE is most featured country...

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