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United Arab Emirates

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The government of Ras Al Khaimah, an Emirate in the UAE, has set itself a goal of increasing their tourism base by fourfold by...

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Dubai has recently announced a complete reorganization of its healthcare industry.  The Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) will be charged with overseeing all activities...

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Dubai’s largest bank has announced that it will be offering a debt swap to investors in an effort to bolster capital adequacy.  Emirates NBD...

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Abu Dhabi conglomerate ATIC (the Advanced Technology Investment Company) has announced plans to take its stake in Globalfoundries, a microchip developer, from 87% to...

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Al Masah Capital of the UAE has announced that its subsidiary Al Aseel Investments will be purchasing up to 20 health-care facilities across the...

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In order to protect he interests of investors, the Dubai government has taken over Dubai Bank from its parent company, Dubai Holdings.  It’s estimated...

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The UAE’s 1.4 million Indian ex-pats now have an additional option for travel to their home country. Flydubai, Dubai’s low-cost carrier, has announced the...

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At the recent Abu Dhabi Telecoms CEO Summit, the CEO of Etisalat, Nasser bin Obood announced a planned upgrade to 4G, along with other...

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The United Arab Emirates seem to have benefitted from international turmoil in neighboring regions, and are touting their reputation as a so-called “Switzerland of...

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Another Dubai property development has been forced to scale back construction and seek further investors after the collapse of the real estate market in...

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Glencore, the world’s largest commodities trader, recently announced a flotation valued at $11 billion.  Now, Aabar (owned by Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Company)...

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Nakheel, the master developer that is a subsidiary of Dubai World, is facing charges that it did not complete its promises to Sao Paulo...

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The largest commodities trader in the world, Glencore, has announced that it values its impending flotation at about $61 billion.  Shares will be offered...

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While falling a bit short of government targets for annual growth, industrial, retail, tourism, and oil production have all led to noticeable growth in...

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There are 4 recipients of New York University Abu Dhabi’s second round of research funding, totaling Dh58.8 million in grant monies. The first round...

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Several Gulf Coast countries scored high on a poll run by HSBC about the friendliness of their nations.  Despite recent political unrest, Bahrain scored...

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Chinese visitors to Dubai have been increasing exponentially over the past year, due in part to the relaxation of visa restrictions and the increasing...

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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...