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The curious case of David Haigh
Politics & Economics»

The curious case of David Haigh

Saturday, 1 November 2014 1:58 AM

The story of how David Haigh went from football fan and manager of his favourite English club to a lengthy stay in a Dubai prison on fraud allegations has gripped newspaper headlines on both sides of the world

How Mashreq hits the sweet spot
Banking & Finance»

How Mashreq hits the sweet spot

Saturday, 1 November 2014 1:57 AM

Mashreq’s retail operations in a series of Middle Eastern markets have helped contribute to some impressive bottom-line results in the last couple of years. Three regional executives from one of the UAE’s biggest lenders explain how that strategy could bring in $1.4bn in profits by 2020

Playing by the numbers: Saudi Arabian Airlines
Transport»

Playing by the numbers: Saudi Arabian Airlines

Friday, 31 October 2014 2:35 AM

Why is Saudia only mentioned as an afterthought when one talks about the big GCC carriers? We investigate

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Crude control
Politics & Economics»

Crude control

Friday, 31 October 2014 2:34 AM

The startling fall in the oil price has renewed questions about some Gulf countries’ budgetary policies. An OPEC meeting later this month and Saudi Arabia’s 2015 budget will offer clues as to how some of the world’s biggest exporters plan to tackle the issue

Review: Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris
Travel & Hospitality»

Review: Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:15 AM

The hotel is one of just six in France to be awarded the prestigious ‘Palace Distinction’ grading

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait shared zone tensions underlie oilfield closure
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait shared zone tensions underlie oilfield closure

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 5:12 PM

Crude output from jointly-run offshore Khafji oilfield has been halted temporarily to comply with environmental rules

Q&A with Noor Bank
StartUp»

Q&A with Noor Bank

Sunday, 19 October 2014 3:07 PM

Kazim Ali, head of corporate banking at Noor Bank, discusses SME finance, managing growth, and risk assessment

The many faces of an entrepreneur: Q&A with Badr Jafar
StartUp»

The many faces of an entrepreneur: Q&A with Badr Jafar

Sunday, 19 October 2014 3:07 PM

We quiz serial entrepreneur Badr Jafar about how he mixes his own ventures with his role within a big family business, and how entrepreneurship in the region is changing.

Saudi bank's $6bn IPO ignites religious controversy
Markets»

Saudi bank's $6bn IPO ignites religious controversy

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 7:21 PM

Plans by National Commercial Bank have prompted some clerics to suggest it violates Islamic principles

The billion dollar war
Politics & Economics»

The billion dollar war

Friday, 10 October 2014 10:25 AM

As US president Barack Obama seeks to slash the Pentagon’s budget even further in order to balance the books, the latest fight against ISIL adds more pressure on stretched resources, with the annual bill likely to hit $22bn if ground forces are required

Revealed: GCC's top 10 developers
Construction»

Revealed: GCC's top 10 developers

Thursday, 9 October 2014 10:40 AM

The biggest players behind many of the region's most ambitious construction projects

Ripe for growth: Becky Balderstone interview
StartUp»

Ripe for growth: Becky Balderstone interview

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 11:41 AM

Founder of Ripe, Becky Balderstone, talks about the organic produce company, why organic is on the rise, and how the company’s popular market is making great strides

Hole in one: Golfing in Dubai
Sport»

Hole in one: Golfing in Dubai

Saturday, 4 October 2014 1:56 AM

Teeing-off in Dubai is becoming ever more interesting, with several new and revamped golf courses being announced in recent months. There’s now more than a dozen either open or on their way in a city of 1.1 million. So will they all survive, or will the poorest performers be relegated to bogey status?

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Saudi authorities on Ebola watch as millions gather for haj
Healthcare»

Saudi authorities on Ebola watch as millions gather for haj

Thursday, 2 October 2014 9:28 PM

Kingdom expects nearly 3 million pilgrims in Makkah this year, including 1.4 million from abroad

Why BMI is not an accurate assessment of your health
Wellness»

Why BMI is not an accurate assessment of your health

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 4:08 PM

The secret to a longer life: Keep your waist half your height

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