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  • Nakheel Eyes More Debt, Forecasts Recovery

    Nakheel Eyes More Debt, Forecasts Recovery

    2011 profit 1.3 bln dirhams vs 1 bln dirhams a year earlier; Revenues 4.1 billion dirhams; Total liabilities 41 bln dirhams in 2011, from 61 bln in 2010; Real estate picking up - chairman

    April 16, 2012 4:13
  • Bahrain F1 race is no gamble says circuit boss

    Bahrain F1 race is no gamble says circuit boss

    Formula One teams and drivers may be reluctant racers in Bahrain this weekend but they need not worry about their safety, according to circuit chairman Zayed Al Zayani.

    April 16, 2012 4:03
  • Credit, where credit is due?

    Credit, where credit is due?

    A new innovative mall-wide zero-interest credit scheme from Lamcy Plaza and Emriates NBD has Kipp concerned...

    April 10, 2012 4:03
 
  • Start me up: Small Palestinian Sovereign Fund Targets Development

    Start me up: Small Palestinian Sovereign Fund Targets Development

    While most other, much larger, sovereign wealth funds invest heavily abroad in a bid to spread risk and maximise returns, the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF) is focused on developing the local economy.

    April 8, 2012 11:23
  • UNDER PRESSURE: Islamic Finance and the Accounting Mainstream

    UNDER PRESSURE: Islamic Finance and the Accounting Mainstream

    Islamic financial assets hit $1.3 trillion globally in 2011, a 150 percent increase over the past five years as the industry expanded into new countries beyond core markets in the Middle East and Malaysia

    April 7, 2012 1:23
  • Ready for Take Off: An aviation round-up

    Ready for Take Off: An aviation round-up

    The skies is the limit as Etihad announces a 28 % increase in revenue in Q1, Dubai Duty Free says sales are up 14% and the IATA says Middle East aviation has "now fully recovered" from the recession.

    April 4, 2012 2:55
 
 
  • Why Not Open Source?

    Why Not Open Source?

    George DeBono, General Manager, Middle East & Africa at Red Hat and resident tech-expert gives you the 411 on ‘open source software.’

    April 2, 2012 3:44
 
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