Cyclone Gonu devastated Oman and southern Iran in June last year, killing many people and causing million of dollars in damages. With the warning that another cyclone could be on its way towards the Gulf, ArabianBusiness.com takes a look back at the storm and its aftermath. This satellite image shows Cyclone Gonu east of Muscat. (Getty Images)
Vicious competition and a saturated marketplace have made life tough for Saudi Arabia’s third mobile operator, Zain KSA. But the appointment last year of one of the kingdom’s top telecoms figures, Sheikh Farhan Al Faisal Al Jarbaa, has helped the firm turn its fortunes around.