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  • Abu Dhabi residential

    Abu Dhabi gets on social welfare housing

    Abu Dhabi has boosted welfare spending for its citizens over the last couple of years, partly to avert any social discontent during Arab Spring uprisings elsewhere in the Middle East.

    December 20, 2012 12:17
  • Saudi expats find housing difficult and pricy

    Riyadh expats struggle with housing

    "Help! I can't find anywhere to live. All the housing managers just tell me their waiting lists are months and months long," posted a British man seeking a home for his family.

    December 20, 2012 9:42
  • Qantas-Emirates alliance have 5 years

    Qantas-Emirates relationship cut in half

    The alliance is deeper than a straightforward code-share arrangement -- where airlines share some flights -- but stops short of a global revenue-sharing deal or equity injection from either side.

    December 20, 2012 9:01
  • Saudi Arabia bans Brazil import

    KSA bans Brazil beef after Mad Cow concerns

    Between January and October, Saudi Arabia imported 31,300 tonnes of beef, putting it among the top 10 largest importers from Brazil, the world's largest beef exporter.

    December 18, 2012 5:43
  • 200-habtoor

    Al Habtoor Group delays IPO

    Al Habtoor Group, one of Dubai’s leading family-owned firms, has postponed plans to raise as much as $1.6 billion in an…

    December 18, 2012 5:39
  • Air Berlin cutting costs

    Etihad snaps up majority of Air Berlin programme

    The deal is to be completed by the end of the month and proceeds from it will be included in Air Berlin's 2012 results.

    December 18, 2012 11:19
  • Kuwait's Zain pays Motorola

    Telco Zain pays Motorola $231.4 million

    Zain said it made the payment on Dec. 12 to alleviate financial burden from its Saudi unit and to support the company's operations, it said in a bourse statement.

    December 16, 2012 11:15