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A new report suggests that sovereign wealth funds are increasingly investing in smaller projects in developing nations, versus larger ones in North America and...

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Dubai has come in sixth on MasterCard’s first ever list of Global Destination Cities.  The list was compiled by analyzing arrival and departure information,...

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In a recent study by the Boston Consulting Group, it was revealed that, not unexpectedly, Saudi Arabia has the highest concentration of “ultra-high net...

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At this week’s 4th Arabian Business Forum, the leaders of several major banks called for the Middle East to form a large bank to...

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In an effort to improve security and facilities in the region, airports around the Gulf Coast will be spending up to $90 billion in...

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During a two-day summit of the world’s G8 leaders in France this week, the head of the Middle East and Africa section of the...

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The makers of Guarana, Brazil’s second most popular soft drink after only Coca-Cola, are trying to bring production of the drink to the Middle...

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Saudi Arabia is launching a joint private and public sector operation to regulate mortgages in the country.  There is no clear system for doing...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Nijab Razak has been summoned to Saudi Arabia for a special private luncheon.  The invitation was extended by the...

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Brazilian exports to Arab countries are at an all-time high, due mainly to food exports.  Middle Eastern countries bought $4.1 billion worth of goods...

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A new survey just released by Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) and international business information agency Dun and Bradstreet, shows that the business...

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One lasting effect of the global economic downturn in the Middle East is the amount of unused commercial real estate.  Dubai and Abu Dhabi...

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Toby O’Connor has been named the CEO of DBS Group’s Islamic banking branch, Islamic Bank of Asia (IB Asia). After a period that has...

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In its quest to expand in the Islamic bank industry, Bahraini lender Al Baraka has announced plans to purchase an Indonesian bank at some...

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Bahrain is losing its battle against Dubai as the region’s most inviting financial center due to the political instability in the region.  While Dubai...

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Google is actively attempting to break into the worldwide $300bn a year online travel industry.  While the US and Europe have long since been...

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While many countries have slowed investments in Dubai’s free zones due to the current economic climate and continuing unrest in the Middle East, China...

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Asian tourist destinations have been unlikely beneficiaries of the political turmoil and unrest haunting many Middle Eastern and Arab countries.  While wealthy residents of...