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  • Barclays probe turns cold Qatar

    Barclays denies making illegal payment

    Barclays was licensed to start business in Saudi Arabia in August 2009 and given final approval to begin securities trading in May 2010 after the Saudi regulator said the bank had met all requirements.

    November 17, 2012 9:45
  • Qatar bidding for Olympics

    Qatar won’t give up on Olympic games

    It was not just the threat of searing temperatures that frightened away the IOC, but also the prospect of low television ratings if the Olympics was to go up against other major sporting events.

    November 16, 2012 11:57
  • PayPal wants bigger retail share

    PayPal wants to dominate Middle East

    The online payment pioneer owned by eBay Inc has one million customers in the Middle East and North Africa.

    November 14, 2012 3:52

    Why traders in MENA are afraid of non-repayment

    Uncertainty over the global economy is increasingly prompting Middle Eastern companies to use financial instruments which offset the risk of non-payment by foreign trade partners, HSBC's regional commercial banking head said.

    November 12, 2012 6:41
  • Libor Scandal but with criminal power?

    Saudi Arabia ‘not aware’ of Barclays probe

    It said since the establishment of CMA in 2005 no reservations or observations from anyone had been raised regarding the procedures for granting licenses.

    November 11, 2012 8:37
  • Fadi Malas

    Just Falafel. Just Digital. Just works.

    CEO of Just Falafel, Fadi Malas, says that the brand has done to Falafel what Starbucks has done to coffee.

    November 8, 2012 6:13
  • London Property acquired by Qatar

    Rich Arabs rush to London homes

    The city's attraction among Middle Eastern buyers heightened after the Arab Spring uprisings last year.

    November 8, 2012 9:36