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  • Workers in Qatar allowed to protest

    Qatar allows rare protest for workers’ rights

    Poor working conditions are common across the Gulf, where impoverished men and women from South Asia work on construction sites, oil projects and as domestic help.

    December 2, 2012 12:01
  • Kuwait skyline buildings

    Zain appoints Scott Gegenheimer as CEO

    Kuwait’s Zain appointed Scott Gegenheimer as group chief executive on Sunday, the former monopoly said in a bourse statement, six months after…

    December 2, 2012 11:55
  • 380-dubai-mall

    Stretching out Dubai Mall even farther

    Emaar Properties said plans to expand its Dubai Mall with high-end fashion stores, hotels and luxury homes had been finalised and work…

    November 29, 2012 3:43
  • Gulf Banking Regulator

    Gulf regulators need guidance on Basel III

    Suwaidi said he was concerned by a proposal requiring banks to hold additional common equity tier-one capital to meet higher loss absorbency requirements under Basel III.

    November 28, 2012 9:16