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Tower Bridge with the Qatari-owned Shard in London's financial district. (Wikimedia Commons)
09:00 GMT
The outgoing British Prime Minister said that Qatar was well-placed to respond to current economic challenges, and reiterated his desire to boost annual bilateral trade beyond $6.7 billion.
Joss Stone performed in Bahrain in 2015 for the Spring Festival of Culture. (Twitter)
05:35 GMT
The Grammy Award-winning British singer will seduce audiences in a one-off performance on July 25 at Tel Aviv's Barby Club.
A demonstrator wrapped in a European flag leaves an anti-Brexit protest in Trafalgar Square, London. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Just like people were accused of treason in Arab countries (either by the government if they were for the revolutions, or by the revolutionaries if they were with the government), Britons who argued for Remain were called unpatriotic, despite their rationale that staying within the EU is actually better for Britain.

June 29, 2016

Nigel Farage headed the leave campaign and was accused of xenophobic tactics (AFP Photo / Ben Stansall)
15:08 GMT
Reports of attacks and abuse rose dramatically after Britain voted to leave the EU.
The recovery for crude oil prices comes as economic leaders meet in Portugal to review coordinated monetary policies in the globalized world. (Shutterstock)
12:00 GMT
After two days of heavy losses following Britain's decision to leave the EU, the price for Brent crude oil was up 2.7 percent yesterday at $48.42 per barrel.
Insiders say bureaux de change have started to panic because they were woefully unprepared for the fallout from a Leave result in the EU referendum. (Shutterstock)
09:33 GMT
Shop around for currency exchange deals as some airport and online currency traders are cashing in on Brexit volatility.
Proceeds of the fundraising are going to the International Rescue Committee, a global charity organisation whose focus is refugees.
09:16 GMT
101 celebrities from the world of art, fashion and music including Bella Hadid, Ryan Gosling, Kate Moss, Elton John and Usher are donating jeans to the Johnny Dar artistic fundraising initiative to help refugees.
A combination of economic and political uncertainty had created a 'perfect storm' in favour of the yellow metal. (Shutterstock)
09:00 GMT
Prices for the safe-haven metal soared above £1,000 per ounce in London to its highest peak in three years.

June 28, 2016

The Manchester City soccer player split from Victoria’s Secret model Anara Antanes last year. (Twitter)
10:00 GMT
The Manchester City midfielder celebrated his 29th birthday in LA with the 17 year-old budding model, days after being spotted holding hands while leaving a nightclub.
The chief executive of IAG’s Aer Lingus, Stephen Kavanagh, said on June 1 that the UK might have to renegotiate its air services agreements with other countries, including the EU, if it leaves. (File photo)
10:00 GMT
Gulf airline chiefs have declined to comment on Britain's referendum results, but currency volatility, reduced profit growth and agreements permitting air connectivity are a major concern.
Dubai is aiming to generate 7 percent of its total power from clean energy sources in the next four years, 25 percent by 2030 and 75 per cent by 2050. (File photo)
07:00 GMT
A consortium led by Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company is in talks with Gulf banks to fund the third phase construction of the largest single-site solar park in the world.

June 27, 2016

A 'No To Brexit' sign is pictured on the outskirts of Newry in Northern Ireland on June 7, 2016. (AFP/Paul Faith)
17:45 GMT
Now that Israel’s ally is out of the EU, how will this effect Israel’s standing in the international arena?
A 'No To Brexit' sign is pictured on the outskirts of Newry in Northern Ireland on June 7, 2016. (AFP/Paul Faith)
15:38 GMT
Now that Israel’s BFF is out of the EU, how will this effect Israel’s standing in the international arena?
Agricultural products, chemical engineering products, furniture, and garments are some of the most important Egyptian exports to Britain. (Shutterstock)
12:00 GMT
With $777.4 million in Egyptian exports to the UK last year, Egypt's trade agreements with its third-largest trading partner are thrown into disarray by the Brexit vote.
Investors expect turbulence in the markets at least until Britain elects a new Prime Minister. (File photo)
09:00 GMT
All seven GCC bourses reacted negatively in the first trading session after Britain, as uncertainty continues to plague global markets.

June 26, 2016

The new Britain: Leavia and Remainia (Twitter)
15:52 GMT
"...only the two-state solution can guarantee peace between Leavia and Remania."
Recent assets acquired by Middle Eastern investors include Claridge’s, The Connaught and the Berkeley in London’s Knightsbridge. (File photo)
13:30 GMT
US dollar or UAE dirham investors will find the price of an average prime Central London residential asset $96,000 less than it was on June 20, according to Cluttons.
Gigi's name is on her chest. but Zayn's got her back. (Luis/X17online.com)
13:00 GMT
Gigi wears her heart on her back with Zayn's name in Arabic monogrammed on her bomber jacket, as she returns to LA from partying in New York.
Following announcement of the Brexit vote, the sterling-dirham exchange rate hit an all-time low of AED4.8. (File photo)
10:30 GMT
UAE currency houses are expecting an increase in remittances to the UK with the fall in the pound against the dollar and the start of the summer holidays.
BP in January said it would trim around 600 from its payroll to ensure it remains competitive in the North Sea environment. (Shutterstock)
06:36 GMT
As G7 members warn of excessive volatility following Brexit, oil and gas experts call for unity as it charts a strategy for the transition.
For the British energy sector, Oil & Gas U.K. said in a statement the industry is "at a critical juncture."  (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
Oil prices followed the global markets' plunge on Friday in reaction to the shock vote in favor of Britain leaving the European Union.

June 25, 2016

A refugee looks at the “Jungle” camp for in Calais on June 24, 2016. (AFP/File)
09:19 GMT
The mayor of France’s northern port city of Calais, which is hosting refugees waiting to cross into the UK, has called for camps to be moved to British soil in the aftermath of the country’s vote to leave the European Union.
The US and UK are closely linked on international security issues. (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
The US and UK defense ministers discussed the impact that the Brexit vote will have on European and international security.

June 24, 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron in 2013 with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. (Stefan Rousseau)
18:25 GMT
Extracting itself out of the EU-GCC stalled FTA process may actually breathe new life into the UK's trading relationships with the Gulf, as well as with other parts of the world.
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage celebrates Brexit's success this morning (AFP)
17:31 GMT
Arab Twitter pokes fun at the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
Economists say the bilateral trading landscape between the GCC and the UK may not necessarily be harmed by Brexit. (Shutterstock)
12:41 GMT
GCC investments in the UK are for most part not made with the motive of accessing European markets but rather they are standalone investments made in their own right, in areas such as real estate and hospitality.
Brexit: British PM David Cameron says he will resign by October. (AFP/File)
09:50 GMT
The votes are in and the "Leave" campaign has won the Brexit referendum, with nearly 52 percent in favour of quitting the EU.
David Cameron announces that he will stand down as Prime Minister following his unsuccessful leadership of the Vote Remain campaign.  (AFP/Adrian Dennis)
09:37 GMT
The FTSE 100 has fallen to its lowest level since the 2008 financial crisis, with further market turmoil expected following the Brexit vote and David Cameron's resignation.
Supporters of the "Stronger In" Campaign react to the results of the EU referendum being announced at the Royal Festival Hall on June 24, 2016 in London. (AFP/Rob Stothard)
05:57 GMT
British broadcasters are predicting that the UK will leave the EU as the "Brexit" votes are counted.

June 23, 2016

A mock video of a masked Palestinian Hamas militant, urging the UK to remain in the EU. (YouTube)
12:57 GMT
A fake video of a Hamas official urging the UK to remain in the EU is currently circulating the internet.
A pro-Brexit poster which was accused of inflaming racist sentiments (UKIP)
12:11 GMT
Brexit is a decision that could affect us all.
Brexit expectations have had a grip on global confidence and the “Bremain” hopes could encourage a forced appreciation in European and American equity markets. (Shutterstock)
05:11 GMT
As Britain goes to the polls to decide their future with the EU, experts warn of market volatility and discourage investment over the next four days.

June 22, 2016

The announcement by the airline came despite earlier statements by a regional BA official that flights might resume to Sharm El Sheikh in September. (Facebook)
09:30 GMT
BA's announcement that it is extending their flight suspension to Sharm El Sheikh 'indefinitely' is the latest blow for the Red Sea resort.

June 21, 2016

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19:50 GMT
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The IMF issued a fresh warning that a British vote to leave the EU would likely lead to slower economic growth and higher unemployment over the coming years. (Shutterstock)
12:07 GMT
Two days before Britain holds a referendum to decide whether or not to remain in the EU, industry experts weigh in on the possible impact of Brexit on the Middle East.

June 19, 2016

Zayn's management are doing everything they can to help him because its having a major impact on his career.  (YouTube)
14:00 GMT
Can Adele's experience with panic attacks help Zayn to overcome the extreme anxiety that caused him to pull out of a London show at the last minute?
An undated photo of Thomas Mair, the 52-year-old part-time gardener accused of killing a pro-immigration UK lawmaker.
10:51 GMT
Mair appears to have been an intensely nationalistic loner with ties to a white supremacist group.

June 18, 2016

People stand in front of a large board in Parliament Square, central London, bearing messages in remembrance of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The charge was filed against Thomas Mair, 52, who was arrested on suspicion of Cox's murder immediately after she was shot and stabbed Thursday in the central English town of Birstall.

June 17, 2016

Flowers and candles are placed next to a picture of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox at a vigil in Parliament Square in London on June 16, 2016 (AFP Photo/Daniel Leal-Olivas)
13:01 GMT
Jo Cox, a newly-elected member of the British Parliament, set up a parliamentary group on Syria and held debates in the House of Commons about the plight of families fleeing the ongoing violence in Syria and elsewhere before she was gunned down Thursday.