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Three things to watch as Saudi Arabia names new heir to throne
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Three things to watch as Saudi Arabia names new heir to throne

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 5:32 PM

Yemen, the Saudi economy and the Qatar-Gulf crisis will be high on agenda for Mohammed bin Salman

How Mohammed bin Salman rose to become Saudi Arabia's most influential figure
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How Mohammed bin Salman rose to become Saudi Arabia's most influential figure

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 2:16 PM

Profile: New heir to Saudi throne holds power beyond his years

Startup Academy: How to fund your startup
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Startup Academy: How to fund your startup

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:01 PM

Debate at the latest Arabian Business Startup Academy revealed a healthy environment for startups and strong demand for capital.

Next-level Luxury: Constance Halaveli, Maldives
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Next-level Luxury: Constance Halaveli, Maldives

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 9:26 AM

For the UAE there's no better – or quicker – place to find barefoot island luxury than the Maldives, and at Constance Halaveli, it's the service that really shines

Businesses begin to feel the heat of Qatar's isolation
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Businesses begin to feel the heat of Qatar's isolation

Monday, 19 June 2017 1:36 PM

Commercial costs are rising and banks are pulling money out of the peninsula state as the row with Gulf neighbours continues.

Saudi Arabia outsources airport operations
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Saudi Arabia outsources airport operations

Sunday, 18 June 2017 7:52 PM

The signing last week of public-private partnerships to manage five airports in the kingdom, including in Jeddah, could set a precedent for infrastructure across the Gulf.

Sailing home: Barr Al Jissah creating luxury living in Oman
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Sailing home: Barr Al Jissah creating luxury living in Oman

Thursday, 15 June 2017 11:24 AM

On a stunning tip of Oman’s almost-secluded coastline, local developer Barr Al Jissah is creating luxury like nowhere else in the sultanate, including a marina and waterfront homes in a bay that already attracts some of the richest yachts in the world and boasts three Shangri-La hotels.

The UAE is becoming more comfortable telling the world what it is thinking
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The UAE is becoming more comfortable telling the world what it is thinking

Thursday, 15 June 2017 11:20 AM

The story of the country over the past 10 years helps explain why Abu Dhabi is prepared to speak out against Doha.

Trading bricks: The growing popularity of real estate investment trusts in the Gulf
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Trading bricks: The growing popularity of real estate investment trusts in the Gulf

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 3:46 PM

Investor interest in real estate investment trusts (REITs) has been muted in the Gulf in recent years. But the launch of eight new REITs in the region in just the past five months has analysts predicting they will soon overtake direct real estate investment.

Record number of GCC residents expected to make Queen's Birthday honours list
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Record number of GCC residents expected to make Queen's Birthday honours list

Sunday, 11 June 2017 4:00 PM

You don’t have to be British to be recognised by Queen Elizabeth II in one of the most prestigious award systems in the world.

Gulf crisis: How long can Qatar remain isolated?
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Gulf crisis: How long can Qatar remain isolated?

Sunday, 11 June 2017 10:42 AM

Qatar is facing its worst political and economic disaster in decades, with three of its GCC neighbours cutting ties and closing their borders. The pressure is expected to see the peninsula state bring its foreign policy into line with the Saudi-led alliance — but the question is, how long can it remain isolated?

Saudi blockade vexes Qatar's $200bn World Cup projects
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Saudi blockade vexes Qatar's $200bn World Cup projects

Friday, 9 June 2017 4:54 PM

Qatar is spending $500m a week to bring the world’s biggest sporting event to the Arab world

Revealed: the sanctions imposed on Qatar so far
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Revealed: the sanctions imposed on Qatar so far

Thursday, 8 June 2017 2:22 PM

How a coalition led by Saudi Arabia is increasing the pressure on neighbouring Qatar

Gulf crisis leaves allies in difficult spot: experts
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Gulf crisis leaves allies in difficult spot: experts

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 7:04 PM

Why the current diplomatic spat is causing a conflict of loyalties for a number of countries

Everything you need to know about Qatar
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Everything you need to know about Qatar

Monday, 5 June 2017 6:47 PM

Former British protectorate has been ruled by the Al-Thani family since the mid-19th century


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