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    Why a bi-annual GITEX Shopper makes good business sense

    After 22 years of being an annual event, the decision to host the GITEX Shopper bi-annually marks a decided change in the retail technology landscape of the region.

    October 7, 2012 5:24
  • IMF says Saudi economy 'buoyant'

    GCC states doing well for oil – IMF

    Lagarde was speaking at a news conference after meeting with senior officials of the Gulf Cooperation Council...

    October 6, 2012 8:47
  • Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi

    Iran sanctions affecting its people – UN Chief

    Russia and China have reluctantly supported all four rounds of U.N. sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program but worked hard to weaken the measures in negotiations on the Security Council resolutions before their adoption.

    October 6, 2012 8:44
  • Bangladesh get temporary suspension

    Entry visas on temporary suspension – UAE

    Kipp wonders whether the local government will soon add any other countries to the ‘temporarily suspended’ list...

    October 4, 2012 11:15
  • Dubai builders announce new projects

    Dubai builders dust shelved plans off

    Developer Nakheel, whose extravagant projects helped trigger Dubai's 2009 debt crisis and which has written off about $21 billion from its portfolio since the crash, pitched its third new project this year.

    October 3, 2012 4:28

    Deyaar sees profit, upbeat about Dubai – CEO

    "We are currently selling around 400 units, some of which were owned by Deyaar and never sold. Around 60 percent of these units were forfeited from clients who could not pay," Qatami said.

    October 2, 2012 6:07