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Gulf States to maintain defence spending despite oil price slump

Gulf Arab states are poised to continue to spend billions of dollars on defence despite low oil prices causing severe budget deficits forcing Gulf...

Qatar building big businesses from small ideas

The man developing Qatar’s small business landscape is on a mission. He responds to questions in ordered lists, with numbered bullet points to logically...

Qatar Airways ready to ‘open its books for US inspection’, says Al Baker

Qatar Airways is willing to “open” its financial books for scrutiny, according to CEO Akbar Al Baker, who said President Donald Trump could set...

Flynas to increase codeshare flights with Etihad Airways

Saudi carrier Flynas will add seven new destinations in India as part of its existing codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways. Flynas currently operates 18 flights...

TMX looks to bring part of Saudi Aramco listing to Canada

Toronto Stock Exchange owner TMX Group Ltd said on Wednesday it was pitching the energy-rich bourse to "Saudi officials of significant influence" to bring...

Qatar approves draft law on domestic workers

Qatar’s cabinet has approved a draft law specifying the rights and duties of domestic workers in an attempt to regulate the industry, the state...

Qatar Airways overtakes Emirates for world’s longest commercial flight

Qatar Airways launched its first service to Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday with the return leg set to be the longest scheduled commercial flight...

Around 39% of Arab World’s population use social media, youth continue to dominate

Facebook – the most popular social media platform in the region – has around 156 million users this year in the Arab World, as...

Oman Air launches grooming centre for frontline staff

Oman Air has launched a grooming centre at its headquarters in a bid to ensure its frontline staff, including cabin crew, are always looking...

Saudi non-oil economy grows at fastest rate for 17 months in January: PMI

Growth in Saudi Arabia's non-oil private sector accelerated to its fastest rate for 17 months in January as the government injected cash into the...
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