Mubadala buoyed by rising equities

Abu Dhabi state fund triples profits on financial investments

Saudi intelligence chief replaced

Prince Bandar departs after Syrian failures and rift with US

Etihad closes in on Alitalia stake

UAE carrier pursuing strategy of code shares and equity stakes

IEA says Iran exports more than allowed

Watchdog says Iran exported 1.65m b/d crude in February and March

A view taken from a window on an Alitalia plane flying over Italy on November 10, 200. At least 17 flights were cancelled during the day due to a protest by Alitalia pilots. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Etihad and Alitalia talks stall over jobs

Gulf carrier demands Italian airline cut quarter of its staff

Leeds Utd takeover raises questions

Evidence emerges of ‘no controlling party’ for six months

Israel blocks shipment to Gaza Strip

Pressure grows on fragile peace process

France braced for football rights battle

Al Jazeera and Canal Plus set to bid in broadcasting auction

US allows Boeing and GE to sell spare parts to Iran

Temporary sanctions relief allows airline deal

Syrian businessmen set up shop in Turkey

Syrians industrialists are no longer planning for a swift return

Etihad expected to seek Alitalia stake

Gulf carrier eyes offer for almost half of Italian airline

Egyptian regulator shakes up Vodafone partnership

Landline provider needs to acquire its own mobile licence

SafeCharge raises $125m from IPO

Payments processor works for gambling groups

SocGen accused over Libya deals

Sovereign fund takes bank to court over Gaddafi-era trades

Obama meets Saudi king to mend relations

Monarch attempts to cement stability as president visits

US accused of bullying British banks

Senior politicians say Washington is hindering legal trade with Iran

No more waving at waiters for the bill

Smartphone apps aim to change the way we pay

Ramallah start-up tries cardless booking

Credit card penetration in the Middle East is just 15%

Betrayal behind rout of Syrian rebels

Regional power struggles are having dramatic consequences

Balfour Beatty secures Dubai avenue deal

Builder will link world’s largest mall with tallest building

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