Violence erupted across Lebanon over the weekend after the government said it was taking legal action against Hezbollah's military communications network on the grounds that it was illegal. Here Lebanese soldiers watch as protestors burn tyres in the middle of a Beirut city street on May 7 during a general strike that turned into a confrontation between rival political factions. (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.