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A humbler Qatar still wants to punch above its weight
Politics & Economics»

A humbler Qatar still wants to punch above its weight

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 11:05 AM

Qatar has acquired more than $335bn worth of assets around the globe, buying up trophies such as London’s Shard

Saudi Arabia spends money to make money
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia spends money to make money

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 8:17 PM

Tour of Asia by Saudi Arabia's King Salman advances drive to attract foreign investment but comes with an expensive price tag

Q&A: The laptop ban and what it means when flying from Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Transport»

Q&A: The laptop ban and what it means when flying from Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 8:59 AM

Couldn't a laptop with a bomb inside still pose a danger within the cargo hold?

Railways are huge priority for the GCC
Construction»

Railways are huge priority for the GCC

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 9:28 AM

Rail has the potential to dramatically affect Gulf economies, but budget constraints are delaying projects

Where is Bahrain headed?
Politics & Economics»

Where is Bahrain headed?

Sunday, 19 March 2017 9:24 AM

The kingdom has identified jewels in its accelerating non-oil economy to forge a new path

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Trump, Saudi Arabia in mutual embrace
Politics & Economics»

Trump, Saudi Arabia in mutual embrace

Thursday, 16 March 2017 2:46 PM

US President Donald Trump may not be popular in much of the Muslim world but he has been embraced by Saudi Arabia

Your AI-powered doctor
StartUp»

Your AI-powered doctor

Thursday, 16 March 2017 1:29 PM

How pioneering research project could one day help influence the future of medicine

Decoding the legal framework for entrepreneurs in the UAE
StartUp»

Decoding the legal framework for entrepreneurs in the UAE

Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:08 AM

Certain considerations start-up founders need to keep in mind before taking the leap and establishing a business

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Natural solution: Saudi's renewed plans meet growing energy demands
Energy»

Natural solution: Saudi's renewed plans meet growing energy demands

Sunday, 12 March 2017 3:32 PM

Saudi Arabia has long toyed with the renewable energy sector, announcing ambitious plans to develop wind and solar projects, without any success to date. Recent new measures, however, have given hope that the kingdom is finally ready to embrace the sector and harness its climatic advantage.

Dubai's art scene is on the rise
Arts»

Dubai's art scene is on the rise

Sunday, 12 March 2017 10:25 AM

Art Week and Dubai Design Days showcase the healthy revival of artists in the GCC

How Saudi women are uniting to inspire new generation
Politics & Economics»

How Saudi women are uniting to inspire new generation

Saturday, 11 March 2017 11:00 AM

Saudi women from adventurers to inventors are hoping a unique conference in Riyadh on Saturday will highlight their changing role

Soft money: will cash transactions soon be a thing of the past?
Banking & Finance»

Soft money: will cash transactions soon be a thing of the past?

Friday, 3 March 2017 1:26 AM

The rapid digitisation of banking in the UAE is enabling robots and smartphones to replace bank tellers and cash transactions. But there is a limit to the transformation, experts say

The art of social media influencing
Media»

The art of social media influencing

Friday, 3 March 2017 1:25 AM

As social media influencers increasingly demand attention in the GCC, questions of transparency and brand relationships have become more pertinent. ITP Live’s first Influencer Marketing Summit put many of the best in the business on stage together to unravel the intricacies of the emerging industry

Oman gains breathing space with jumbo $5bn bond sale
Politics & Economics»

Oman gains breathing space with jumbo $5bn bond sale

Thursday, 2 March 2017 3:34 PM

Order books for the issue totalled $20bn, showing that Oman can for now count on strong international demand for its debt

Taking cover: Inside the GCC home insurance market
Banking & Finance»

Taking cover: Inside the GCC home insurance market

Monday, 27 February 2017 2:51 PM

Home insurance in the GCC remains remarkably low, despite arresting reports of fires that have caused costly damage to homes and treasured possessions. Industry players say residents are finally sitting up and taking note, but the transitory nature of expats and a general lack of awareness continue to suppress demand.


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