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Bahrain's SWF to bail out stalled developments

Mumtalakat CEO Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji plans real estate investment

Middle East tablet market rises 90% in 2012

Figures suggest tablets will overtake PCs in MENA by 2016

Qatar 2022 World Cup to benefit entire region

Bahrain's Economic Development Board chief says entire GCC should see tournament boost

Bahrain eyes more F1 opportunities

Sakhir circuit could be used for additional races, greater tourism opportunities

World Bank grants Jordan $70m loan to ease youth unemployment

40 percent of the country's seven million population are aged under 15

Saudi oil trading steps up a level with Fujairah storage

New approach to buying and selling oil will give large exporters greater flexibility

One million refugees have fled Syria - UN

One in five people in Lebanon is now Syrian says United Nations refugee agency

Morocco seeks energy salvation in sunshine, wind

Energy-poor African nation currently imports around 95 per cent of its needs

Iran declares day of mourning for anti-US ally Chavez

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had forged a public friendship with Chavez

Egypt's Orascom Telecom reports $469m Q4 loss

Deterioration driven by tax charges and foreign exchange losses

Egypt's GB Auto sees home market shrinking after strong Q4

Chief Executive Raouf Ghabbour blamesforecast slump on "truly volatile environment"

Bahrain's Alba eyes acquisition to meet demand for materials

The firm has begun feasibility work on a $2.5 billion sixth production line

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Powerful Arab women: Only the best

Powerful Arab women today represent a force in their countries, says Dr Mona S AlMunajjed

PHOTOS »

Venezuela mourns the death of Hugo Chavez

The 58-year-old president died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer

Luxury car manufacturers bring glamour to Geneva Motor Show

Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, Porsche cars among 130 new models on show

Thousands turn out for Riyadh International Book Fair

One week literary celebration in Saudi Arabia is believed to be one of the biggest cultural festivals in the Middle East

Latest Reader Comments

Emirates launches paid-for access to business, first class lounges at DXB
Manesh L.G. : Yes Savio, I agree with u, service is not up to the mark for a prestige airline as Emirates. I took airbus A340 business class, 4 tkts (2 adults & 2 kids), Dubai, Singapore / Bangkok, Dubai night flight, paid a considerable amount. Whole night the crew was chatting so loud, that we could no sleep & ...
UAE - Wednesday, 18 January 2017 1:07 PM

Some banks baulk at pricing of Dubai's metro loan
Billy : I disagree with JRH. I think the days of banks making huge profits are over and they have to tighten their belts like every other commercial operation. Borrowers are now looking for better deals from the Banks and it is time the banking industry lived in the real world and not the world of oversized...
UAE - Wednesday, 18 January 2017 1:07 PM

Alabbar says Noon to focus on fashion to drive $70bn sales target
ABC : He is not claiming to have 15% market share. His claim is that online sales will represent 15% of all retail in the region....
UAE - Wednesday, 18 January 2017 7:55 AM

UAE set to issue new regulations to cover electric vehicles
Fentoni : Bin Fahad : ' the new system will contribute to raising air quality level by up to 90 percent by 2021.'
Air quality will not be improved by 90% by 2021 even if you banned all cars, busses and trucks today and here's why...
The Economist, the FT etc report that the UAE's air quality is only ...
UAE - Tuesday, 17 January 2017 1:08 PM

Saudi Arabia's religious authority says cinemas, song concerts harmful
Fentoni : Elderly out of touch clerics making rulings to potentially close (or severely restrict) cinemas and public singing to a population of 31 Million, 16 million of whom are under 25 years old, many of whom are active on social media... that's a potential tinder box. ...
UAE - Tuesday, 17 January 2017 1:08 PM

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