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Arabic businessman working on tablet computer

Online ventures target global Muslim consumer market

Excluding food, where "halal" dietary restrictions must be followed, most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims are content to buy the bulk of their goods and services from conventional suppliers.

December 16, 2014 12:06
Black Friday Shopping Bag

Dubai’s plans “Black Friday” equivalent to help boost sales growth

The online retailer aims to attract 10 million visitors to's website and mobile app

November 17, 2014 2:51
Rising Electricity Costs

Abu Dhabi to raise power, water tariffs as oil price slides

Utility costs in Abu Dhabi will still be very low by global standards

November 13, 2014 5:45
Dubai property boom

Gulf cash replaces debt to fuel new Dubai property boom

Grandiose plans recall pre-crash years.

October 10, 2013 11:15

Iranians put hopes for change in pragmatic insider

Rohani is, in the Iranian context, a moderate, writes Una Galani

June 17, 2013 1:53
Dubai property market

Property speculators back in Dubai

Dubai is certainly monitoring the market more closely now than it did before the crash.

February 28, 2013 8:57
Saudi Zain Telecom

Transformative deal on the way for Batelco?

The logic for Batelco, however, is harder to understand. It will almost double the size of its asset base, writes Una Galani.

December 4, 2012 9:25
Reuters Twitter Account Hacked

Iran jury finds Reuters guilty over video script

Reuters, the news arm of Thomson Reuters, the global news and information group, corrected the story after the martial arts club where the video was filmed made a complaint.

October 1, 2012 8:41
computer hacked

Reuters blogging platform hacked, false Saudi blog posted

The blogging platform of the Reuters News website was hacked and a false posting saying Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal had died was illegally posted on a Reuters journalist's blog, the company said on Wednesday.

August 16, 2012 11:12
Reuters Twitter Account Hacked

Reuters Twitter hacked and false tweets sent

In the latest incident a series of 22 false tweets were sent purporting to be from Reuters News

August 6, 2012 8:56