Bahraini Shi’ites self-flagellate during Ashura festival
Bahraini Shiite Muslim men hit their heads with swords during Ashura mourning rituals in Manama on November 25, 2012 to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, who was killed by armies of the caliph Yazid near Karbala in 680 AD. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sharjah-based Gulf Petrochem has ballooned into a $2.5bn oil conglomerate in less than 20 years. Co-founder Sudhir Goyel reveals why the UAE is no longer the centre-of-attention, as global plans take hold.