1. The 2013 QS World University Rankings have been released, with American and the UK dominating the top 20.
We list the highest ranking universities, as well as the best placed from the Middle East and Gulf region. The highest ranking university in the world was revealed to be Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
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.