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  • A nautical soap opera

    A nautical soap opera

    A Supreme Court has ruled that Ras al-Khaimah cannot host the 33rd America’s Cup. Unfortunately, the emirate has already spent $120 million preparing for the race.

    October 28, 2009 4:42
  • Deyaar axes jobs

    Deyaar axes jobs

    Deyaar cuts its workforce by 20 percent after it posted a 74 percent drop in third quarter profits. Deyaar has seen better days.

    October 26, 2009 3:22
  • Beirut


    Dangerously short skirts; expensive cars; fine-dining restaurants; a bustling Corniche; and a basket full of angry politicians and followers… welcome to Beirut.

    October 21, 2009 4:45
  • Streets paved with black gold

    Streets paved with black gold

    Oil prices broke the $80 barrier this week. Is it too early to be optimistic about the region’s recovery process?

    October 20, 2009 1:11