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Foreigners queue for opening of $500bn Saudi bourse
Markets»

Foreigners queue for opening of $500bn Saudi bourse

Friday, 17 April 2015 8:14 PM

Worth more than all other Gulf Arab markets combined, it is one of the last major bourses to allow direct investment from foreigners

Some banks win, some lose in Dubai's 'Islamic economy'
Banking & Finance»

Some banks win, some lose in Dubai's 'Islamic economy'

Friday, 17 April 2015 2:23 PM

Dubai's gov't announced plans to turn the emirate into a global hub for an 'Islamic economy' in 2013

From film to fashion, Dubai bids to be creative capital for Arab world
Media»

From film to fashion, Dubai bids to be creative capital for Arab world

Sunday, 12 April 2015 3:06 PM

State-linked firms spending hundreds of millions of dollars as Dubai aims to rival Cairo, Beirut and Casablanca

Tackling the Gulf's Generation Game
Industries»

Tackling the Gulf's Generation Game

Friday, 10 April 2015 9:25 AM

Feuds and disagreements over succession are just two of the biggest challenges that the Gulf’s family firms face. How can some of the region’s biggest companies cope with the shift to a new generation?

Revealed: The Fast & Furious 7 cast on filming in Abu Dhabi
Arts»

Revealed: The Fast & Furious 7 cast on filming in Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 2:55 PM

Hollywood stars talk of 'interesting experience' after making parts of latest instalment in UAE capital

Facelift or folly: Belgrade braces for Dubai-style makeover
Property»

Facelift or folly: Belgrade braces for Dubai-style makeover

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 6:23 PM

Construction for the Belgrade Waterfront project is due to kick off this summer, bankrolled by Gulf Arabs

How potential loopholes could limit impact of Saudi land tax
Property»

How potential loopholes could limit impact of Saudi land tax

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 4:39 PM

Move aims to help the government meet promises to build 500,000 new homes and ease a housing shortage

Saudi Arabia's Yemen gamble may define its regional role for years
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia's Yemen gamble may define its regional role for years

Sunday, 29 March 2015 2:19 PM

Success in Yemen would establish Riyadh as de facto leader of the region's Sunni states

From bigger, faster and windowless planes to escape pods, pilotless cockpits & virtual reality entertainment: The future of aviation
Transport»

From bigger, faster and windowless planes to escape pods, pilotless cockpits & virtual reality entertainment: The future of aviation

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:12 AM

How will passengers’ flight experience be in the future? Advances in aviation are moving quicker than ever before

Is plastic fantastic?
Lifestyle»

Is plastic fantastic?

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:35 AM

The rise of the “selfie”, plus the relentless media focus on some of the world’s biggest stars, is encouraging more and more young people in the UAE to consider cosmetic surgery

Review: Talent spotting in the City of Angels
Travel»

Review: Talent spotting in the City of Angels

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 4:06 PM

For die-hard movie fans Hollywood is the centre of the universe, but the city has a lot more to it than stars and cars

How the Gulf is moving to digital
Media»

How the Gulf is moving to digital

Friday, 13 March 2015 10:33 PM

The Gulf’s media industry is being characterised by a switch to mobile and the growth of Arabic content. But the sector has only scratched the surface of its potential, analysts say

Events that moved the markets
Markets»

Events that moved the markets

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 10:23 AM

What, if anything, have we learnt from past crises that have shaken the global financial markets?

Engines of innovation: TURN8
StartUp»

Engines of innovation: TURN8

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 9:57 AM

Tamara Pupic visited one of the institutions at the centre of entrepreneurial innovation – seed accelerator TURN8

Coming to America
Banking & Finance»

Coming to America

Friday, 6 March 2015 10:21 AM

As Barack Obama seeks to rebalance the bloated US economy, the EB-5 visa scheme is being used to attract overseas investment by offering a green card, US citizenship and an American passport for those with at least $500,000 to spare. Shai Zamanian and Preeya Malik, from Dubai-based STEP America, outline why it is proving popular with Gulf-based expats


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