August 13, 2012
Our panel of Arab and Middle East Olympic medal achievements from London 2012. See which Arab athlete defied the odds, broke records or fell short in his game.
August 7, 2012
Ivan Ukhov of Russia won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the high jump.
Manchester United's endeavor to sign Brazilian star Lucas Moura has been dealt a severe blow after the player's representatives indicated they were ready to agree to terms forwarded by well-off French club Paris Saint Germain.
August 6, 2012
The stock markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) rose in July, gaining 0.41 per cent after a decrease of 2.91 per cent in June, according to Kuwait Financial Centre's (Markaz) latest update on regional markets.
August 5, 2012
New UAE investment fund rules could hurt the country’s ambitions to become a more important financial center, analysts said, adding that Qatar could reap the benefits.
August 2, 2012
A proposal to turn the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) into a Gulf union will be reviewed by the alliance foreign ministers in September.
August 1, 2012
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has taken yet another dig at super rich clubs like Manchester City, Chelsea and Paris St Germain (PSG), saying due to such clubs football suffers.
Vincent Hancock of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in men's skeet shooting.
July 31, 2012
Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties rallied to its highest level since April 2011 yesterday, lifted by forecast-beating second-quarter earnings, but trading across the rest of the Gulf region was more mixed.
July 29, 2012
With Qatar pushing forward on a number of headlining investment moves over the past month it is not surprising that bilateral trade between China and Qatar is rising.
After the weekend of the Opening Ceremony and flag parades starring Arab entries to the London Games, we look at Arab achievements in Olympic-terms to date. We take stock of medals gained, and success delivered by Arab athletics and tot up the Arab world's collective and individual medal count historically.
July 26, 2012
Dubai Gulf Arab markets dipped into negative territory on low volumes yesterday as investors, focussed on the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and avoiding the region's searing summer heat.
July 25, 2012
Projects are already underway for a customs union and perhaps even a single currency.
July 24, 2012
Saudi Arabia, the biggest Arab economy, is leading moves towards political and economic cooperation Projects already underway or under study include a customs union, a joint value-added tax and even the introduction of single currency.
July 22, 2012
Gulf Air, Bahrain Air and Qatar Airways are among the firms in pre-qualified consortia bidding for a new airline licence in Saudi Arabia, an official from the General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) with knowledge of the matter said yesterday.