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When Palmyra rivalled the Roman Empire

When Palmyra rivalled the Roman Empire

Spectacular ruins preserved in the Syrian desert city have borne witness...

Why Dubai is perfectly positioned to create the right mix of blended business education

Why Dubai is perfectly positioned to create the right mix of blended business education

Information and knowledge is increasingly stored and shared online

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The logic of logistics: Ranjeev Menon

The logic of logistics: Ranjeev Menon

Qatar’s Gulf Warehousing Company has recorded double-digit growth every quarter for...

One-to-one: Dubai’s deputy leader gives a rare interview

One-to-one: Dubai’s deputy leader gives a rare interview

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum: UAE Finance Minister and one of the world's...

Features & Analysis

Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism

Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism

Halal tourism is taking off – and the Gulf countries are quickly developing their...

US drivers yield 'swing' oil demand to Saudis

US drivers yield 'swing' oil demand to Saudis

The world’s biggest oil producer is now also the planet’s largest source of peak...

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InPics: WEF MENA 2015 in Amman

With the theme 'Creating a Regional Framework for Prosperity and Peace through Public-Private...

Jordan's king reveals $20bn investment opportunities at summit

Jordan's king reveals $20bn investment opportunities at summit

King Abdullah II says projects will be delivered via public private partnerships; part of new...

Gulf blue chips commit to training 49,000 young people

Gulf blue chips commit to training 49,000 young people

Prominent firms stump up support for new youth unemployment target for WEF’s Regional Business...

Former UK PM says infrastructure is key to MidEast prospects

Former UK PM says infrastructure is key to MidEast prospects

Gordon Brown says public-private partnerships needed to drive urgently needed infrastructure...

Gulf businessmen call for shake-up to cut youth unemployment

Gulf businessmen call for shake-up to cut youth unemployment

Aramex chief Fadi Ghandour says youth unemployment is biggest challenge and biggest opportunity...

King's changes make Saudi policy less predictable

King's changes make Saudi policy less predictable

Riyadh's new rulers enjoy more scope to make dramatic and unexpected interventions than their...

Nepal: Ways to help earthquake victims

Nepal: Ways to help earthquake victims

Organisations seeking donations to help provide relief to thousands of victims

Tomorrow's world: Inside the minds of Arab youth

Tomorrow's world: Inside the minds of Arab youth

Uncertainty over democracy, the continuing popularity of the UAE and the rise of ISIL were...

Egyptian humanitarian is world’s most influential young Arab

Egyptian humanitarian is world’s most influential young Arab

Jawad Nabulsi tops first Arabian Business ‘100 under 40’ list, UAE is most featured country...

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