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How an exodus of professional workers is reshaping Qatar
Politics & Economics»

How an exodus of professional workers is reshaping Qatar

Monday, 18 July 2016 6:56 PM

Many of the foreign workers who make up the bulk of the 2.5m-strong population have been affected by lay offs

At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights
Politics & Economics»

At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights

Monday, 18 July 2016 10:36 AM

Rebel F-16s harassed Erdogan's jet mid-flight as President "evaded death by minutes" according to an official

Digital dilemma: the future on advertising
Media»

Digital dilemma: the future on advertising

Friday, 15 July 2016 12:36 AM

If you’re not advertising online these days, you’re not advertising. The internet has already caused an industry revolution, but there is plenty more to come

Could the GCC have a free zone-free future?
Transport»

Could the GCC have a free zone-free future?

Friday, 15 July 2016 12:34 AM

Free zones, particularly attached to major ports, have become key economic drivers for cities around the world. But as new megaports are developed across the GCC, some are questioning the continued relevance of special incentives

Beating the odds: Palestinian entrepreneurs continue to thrive
StartUp»

Beating the odds: Palestinian entrepreneurs continue to thrive

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 3:17 PM

In the second article of a two-part series, Ambar Amleh, chief operating officer at Ibtikar Fund, presents a few of Palestinian entrepreneurs who are all proud to be building their businesses from Palestine, helping change the negative image of the country held by many throughout the world

A bird's eye view of the UAE start-up ecosystem
StartUp»

A bird's eye view of the UAE start-up ecosystem

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 3:14 PM

Tarek Ahmed Fouad, a Dubai-based serial entrepreneur, analyses the start-up scene in the uae and offers a few recommendations for the country to move forward

The key to innovative marketing on a tight budget
Business»

The key to innovative marketing on a tight budget

Sunday, 3 July 2016 12:43 PM

With marketing budgets being scrapped, but targets only getting bigger, CEO of Idea Spice, Sajith Ansar, says businesses must find new ways to create interest

The Middle East's growing thirst for specialty coffee
Gourmet»

The Middle East's growing thirst for specialty coffee

Friday, 1 July 2016 12:24 AM

The Middle East has been a significant consumer of coffee for centuries but the recent desire for speciality brew is seeing the industry change its approach

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Statistics fog raises risk as cheap oil hits Gulf
Banking & Finance»

Statistics fog raises risk as cheap oil hits Gulf

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 2:49 PM

Sharp revision of economic data in Saudi Arabia suggests its economy may be weaker than previously thought

Yemen counter-terrorism mission shows UAE military ambition
Politics & Economics»

Yemen counter-terrorism mission shows UAE military ambition

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 4:34 PM

UAE special forces are orchestrating the hunt for al Qaeda in remote deserts and mountains

The second Arabian Business StartUp Academy Sharjah Series
StartUp»

The second Arabian Business StartUp Academy Sharjah Series

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 2:53 PM

"It is truly remarkable to see capabilities of today's entrepreneurs," Stated HE Ameera BinKaram, deputy chairperson of NAMA and chairperson of SBWC, at the second Arabian Business StartUp Academy Sharjah Series held last month. We bring you the highlights from the event

Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape
Property»

Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape

Sunday, 26 June 2016 9:28 AM

At a time when investors had hoped Dubai’s grey real estate legislation had been improved, a dispute over surprising changes to an off-plan serviced apartment scheme in Jumeirah Village Circle has led to renewed calls for greater protection for early buyers

Funding, regulation challenge Saudi private sector drive
Politics & Economics»

Funding, regulation challenge Saudi private sector drive

Saturday, 25 June 2016 10:21 AM

Tens of billions of dollars of opportunity for private firms, but financing projects may be tough in cheap oil era and austerity policies may make investment less attractive

Why banking in the Gulf will never be the same again
Banking & Finance»

Why banking in the Gulf will never be the same again

Saturday, 25 June 2016 12:36 AM

New technologies are emerging in banking and finance at a rapid pace, as fintech, and blockchain in particular, revolutionise payments. The impact is expected to affect almost every industry in the GCC

Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
Technology»

Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home

Friday, 24 June 2016 12:52 AM

Photographs of Prince Mohammed meeting Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, and trying out a virtual reality headset, have been widely published


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