US President George W. Bush said on Saturday he was confident about a Middle East peace deal being reached before his term ends, amid growing Arab criticism that he is biased towards Israel. Here Bush (L) walks with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas (R) after a bilateral meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Sharm El-Sheikh on May 17. (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.