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  • Piracy in the Middle East: The way forward

    Piracy in the Middle East: The way forward

    Middle Eastern networks are still living in the dark ages when it comes to providing legal online content says Tom Paye.

    December 21, 2011 1:00
  • Job hunt? Head to Saudi Arabia not Qatar

    Job hunt? Head to Saudi Arabia not Qatar

    Healthcare leads all industries in year-on-year growth while Saudi Arabia is the strongest gainer and Qatar is the lowest in November.

    December 21, 2011 10:19
  • Debt restructuring: 2011 the year that was…

    Debt restructuring: 2011 the year that was…

    If 2010 was the year in which massive debt revelations were made public—2011 is the year of debt restructuring. We take a look at some of the major debt restructuring deals of companies here in the UAE...

    December 20, 2011 2:54
 
 
  • Iraq resumes political strife in vacuum left by US

    Iraq resumes political strife in vacuum left by US

    The dust had barely settled from the last column of departing US armoured vehicles when Iraq's rival Sunni and Shi'ite factions resumed political infighting that threatens a lurch back into turmoil.

    December 19, 2011 5:07
  • Investors’ Cash Grab Shreds Gold’s Safe-Haven Status

    Investors’ Cash Grab Shreds Gold’s Safe-Haven Status

    Investors said gold could continue its slide through to the end of 2011 as they liquidate positions in a scramble for dollars at the end of a difficult year, with the euro zone debt crisis causing money markets to seize up.

    December 19, 2011 2:03
  • Repeat MSCI snub shows investor apathy for Gulf

    Repeat MSCI snub shows investor apathy for Gulf

    Liquidity and lack of short-selling were reasons for MSCI's decision to keep the UAE as a frontier market. And MSCI sees little time for the country to implement reforms before next review.

    December 18, 2011 3:58
 
  • Arabs may take Syria peace plan to UN

    Arabs may take Syria peace plan to UN

    In a battle of wills with Syria, the Arab League meets on Wednesday to decide on its next step after a call for troop withdrawal from cities remain unheeded.

    December 18, 2011 3:32