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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

Flights of fancy: the future of aviation
Transport»

Flights of fancy: the future of aviation

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:12 AM

How will passengers’ flight experience be in the future? From bigger, faster and windowless planes to escape pods, parachutes and virtual reality entertainment - advances in aviation are moving quicker than ever before

Is plastic fantastic?
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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

A country on hold: Oman's next step?
Politics & Economics»

A country on hold: Oman's next step?

Friday, 6 March 2015 10:01 AM

The Gulf state has been relatively stable under the rule of one man for 45 years, but the indefinite absence of an ailing Sultan Qaboos and deteriorating economic conditions are causing angst in a country that can ill afford stagnation. With no public succession plan, just what will the next era in Oman hold?

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Saudi king keeps close hand on oil in remodelling strategic team
Politics & Economics»

Saudi king keeps close hand on oil in remodelling strategic team

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 2:26 PM

King is clearly laying the ground for a generational shift in how Riyadh develops its energy and economic strategies

Is Dubai ready for 20,000 more hotel rooms?
Travel & Hospitality»

Is Dubai ready for 20,000 more hotel rooms?

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 1:33 PM

Can the city cope with the additional supply predicted by Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing

Growth spurt for Gulf's e-commerce sector
Technology»

Growth spurt for Gulf's e-commerce sector

Saturday, 28 February 2015 2:15 AM

The recent sale of Talabat.com to Germany’s Rocket Internet for $170m was another shot in the arm for the Gulf’s nascent e-commerce industry. Experts say that huge growth, driven by improvements in technology and the switch to mobiles, is set to continue

The short story of Alwaleed's Bahrain TV venture
Media»

The short story of Alwaleed's Bahrain TV venture

Saturday, 28 February 2015 2:13 AM

It was intended to break the mould, giving airtime to the smaller stories and voices in the Gulf, but Prince Alwaleed’s Alarab TV lost its own voice within hours of blasting into homes with a controversial interview. Arabian Business examines whether the Saudi billionaire’s utopian network will air another episode

Should the Gulf introduce VAT?
Politics & Economics»

Should the Gulf introduce VAT?

Friday, 27 February 2015 2:02 AM

The GCC’s plans to bring in value-added tax were withdrawn as a result of the global financial crisis. However, lower oil prices mean that the contentious topic is now back on the agenda

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Attention European leagues - it's called the World Cup
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Attention European leagues - it's called the World Cup

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 9:01 PM

Qatar 2022 winter tournament is blow to top leagues which are inflated to bursting by their own importance

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