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.
July 19, 2012
Former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam won his case against a life ban from football on Thursday for allegedly bribing voters during his challenge to Sepp Blatter.
Airlines operating across the Gulf region have slashed fares to several destinations across Europe, Asia and Middle East during the Holy Month of Ramadan, with a view to attracting travellers.
July 18, 2012
Iran has already started excavation in largest joint oil filed with Qatar in the Persian Gulf, General Manager of the Pars Oil and Gas Company Musa Souri said.
July 16, 2012
The GCC countries' economy constitutes the equivalent of two per cent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP), according to Al Ahli Bank's economist Dr Saeed Al Shaikh.
The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed at 1,112.60 points, marking a decrease of 1.29 points below its previous closing.
July 13, 2012
AC Milan have accepted an offer from PSG for Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with reports in Italy suggesting the French side will pay a combined fee of 51 million pounds ($78 million) for the pair.
July 12, 2012
The Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Thursday that the defected ambassador of Syria to Iraq was now in Qatar.
July 9, 2012
The emirate issues it's first Islamic bond for nearly ten years
July 5, 2012
The Qatar sovereign wealth fund is investing billions to turn Harrods into a global brand.