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Euro crisis

Why We’re Ungovernable: Europe Gets Its Doomsday Scenario

The rise of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has made a lot of people nervous since, among many other things, she’s in favor of leaving the eurozone, ... Read More
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UAE, the new key role player in the Middle East

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is likely to play a bigger role in the conflict-ridden Middle East due to its economic, military, and political influence. For most of the ... Read More
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British PM Theresa May called for a general election: What you need to know

The UK looks set to have a general election on 8 June. Here’s what you need to know. What has happened? The UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced ... Read More
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What set to be the driving force for the Middle East economy

The aviation and tourism industry in the Middle East is set to be a driving force for the region’s economy, according to the 6th Arab Aviation Summit’s white paper ... Read More
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Latest Saudi Arabia Tax and VAT updates; No VAT and Tax to pay

No income tax for Saudi citizens, says finance minister Kingdom will keep VAT at 5% until 2020, and impose 50% tax on soft drinks, 100% on tobacco products from ... Read More

Global housing rent comparison – what kind of home you can get for US$40,000 per year

Find out what kind of home you can get for US$40,000 per year in selected cities around the world.  Below is a global housing rent comparison list of 15 ... Read More
A man uses his mobile device next to a model of the Expo 2020 project in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer - RTX33UGT

What economists expect to benefit the UAE economy this year

Robust global trade growth to benefit UAE economy in 2017 Recovery in global trade flows combined with improving demand conditions in the GCC markets, especially Saudi Arabia, is expected ... Read More
European Union Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete arrives for a press conference in Beijing, China

EU Commissioner to discuss gas supply with Israel, Greece, Cyprus and Italy

European Union Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete will travel to Tel Aviv on April 3 to discuss the potential of gas from the eastern Mediterranean region ... Read More
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Why mobile shopping clicks in UAE

Samina Subhani had been trying for months to locate a very special item for her two children. Both her son and daughter are avid Star Wars fans and had ... Read More

Qatar sees Brexit as an opportunity

Qatar sees Britain’s exit from the EU as an opportunity to boost supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the world’s fifth-largest economy and is open to investing in ... Read More
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