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    1. August 20, 2015

      Arab coalition vows to chase Houthis into north Yemen power base

      The Sunni Arab coalition fighting Houthi forces in Yemen would pursue the rebels right into their northern power base...

    2. July 24, 2015

      Volkswagen sells LeasePlan to Abu Dhabi consortium

      LeasePlan, one of the world’s largest vehicle management companies, is set to change hands in a €3.7bn deal. The...

    Special Reports

    1. Year in the Arab World

      The past year will be remembered as one of the Middle East’s most tumultuous, a time o...
    2. Arab World: Banking and Finance

      The Arab world has been experiencing a period of buoyant financial activity. However, ...
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    1. July 14, 2015

      A network built on trust

      Two women watching news on television in a flat in Abu Dhabi; a group of men clustered around a screen in an office in...

    2. June 29, 2015

      Trafigura and Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala create mining joint venture

      Commodities trading house Trafigura will create a joint venture company with an Abu Dhabi state investment fund to buy...

    3. June 26, 2015

      Louvre outpost in Abu Dhabi faces further delay

      Delays hamper Abu Dhabi attempt to boost UAE cultural offer Abu Dhabi has confirmed it is to delay the opening of its...

    4. May 17, 2015

      Saudi Arabian stock market welcomes foreign investors

      Saudi Arabia’s decision to open its stock market to foreign institutions is being heralded as a “game changer”. Under...

    5. April 30, 2015

      Cheng family strikes $2.4bn Hong Kong hotel deal with Abu Dhabi

      Hong Kong’s Cheng family has teamed up with Abu Dhabi in a joint venture that values three of the territory’s prime...

    6. April 28, 2015

      China oil traders become stronger force

      China’s two largest state-backed oil traders are demonstrating their growing clout in the Middle East, dominating...

    7. April 23, 2015

      Dubai signs deal with AFC to tap hydrogen fuel-cell technology

      Dubai on Thursday signed an agreement with London-listed AFC Energy aiming to install the largest single deployment of...

    8. April 13, 2015

      Deals raise oversight concerns at Abu Dhabi wealth fund

      The managing director of one of Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth funds used his private shell companies to secure deals...

    9. March 29, 2015

      Swiss banking model is ‘dead’, says Abu Dhabi finance centre chief

      Abu Dhabi intends to set itself up as a new hub for wealth management, with the head of its nascent international...

    10. March 18, 2015

      Stop trying to ground the Gulf airlines

      Nicole Kidman looks very relaxed in Etihad Airways’ new advertisements, as she floats gently down on to a bed in its...

    11. March 17, 2015

      Talks urged in US-Gulf airlines’ dispute

      US airlines and their fast-growing Gulf rivals should work out their differences through dialogue and the “appropriate...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      March 9, 2015

      Round the world on sunshine

      Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered aircraft, takes flight as it begins its historic round-the-world journey from Al...

    13. March 3, 2015

      Dubai to build $1bn financial zone development

      Dubai’s sovereign wealth fund is to build a $1bn development in the heart of the emirate’s financial district, the...

    14. February 20, 2015

      Emirates attacks Delta chief’s credibility

      Emirates, the ambitious Dubai airline, has questioned whether Delta Air Lines’ chief executive is fit for his position,...

    15. February 12, 2015

      St James’s Place targets Gulf expats

      St James’s Place, the fast-growing FTSE 100 wealth manager, is planning to open its first offices in the Middle East by...

    16. February 11, 2015

      Shell and BP in stand-off with Abu Dhabi over signing-on fee

      Two of the world’s biggest oil companies, Royal Dutch Shell and BP, are fiercely resisting efforts by Abu Dhabi to get...

    17. beyondbrics

      February 2, 2015

      Slovenia eyes Qatari investment for ailing airline

      Might another unlikely partnership with a growing Gulf airline save a second ailing national carrier in south east...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      February 2, 2015

      Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

      A woman walks through the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The mosque was built between...

    19. January 29, 2015

      Total becomes first major to secure stake in UAE oilfields

      Total has won a contract to develop the largest onshore oil deposit in the United Arab Emirates, the first...

    20. January 23, 2015

      Why Abu Dhabi faces a balancing act in the property market

      The view from the 74th floor of Etihad Towers, a local landmark in Abu Dhabi, reveals that for every completed...

    21. January 18, 2015

      Falling oil prices threaten electric cars and biofuels

      Tumbling oil prices look set to hit electric cars and biofuels harder than other parts of the green power industry, the...

    22. December 22, 2014

      Oil majors pump up FTSE 100

      Oil majors crowded at the top of a resurgent FTSE 100 on Monday, as crude prices held above $60 a barrel after Saudi...

    23. December 21, 2014

      Saudi Arabia and UAE blame oil rout on countries outside Opec

      Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Sunday blamed the oil price rout on producers outside Opec and reaffirmed...

    24. December 17, 2014

      Call on Abu Dhabi to aid migrant workers

      An artists’ pressure group called on Abu Dhabi to give workers building the oil-rich emirate’s museums — which include...

    25. December 16, 2014

      London ex-regulator Hector Sants to join Oliver Wyman

      The regulator who led Britain’s financial watchdog at the height of the financial crisis is to become vice-chairman of...

    26. December 9, 2014

      New Scotland Yard sold to Abu Dhabi group for £360m

      London’s Metropolitan Police service has sold its New Scotland Yard headquarters to Abu Dhabi Financial Group for...

    27. December 8, 2014

      Abu Dhabi money transforms east end of Manchester

      Football and Abu Dhabi money have turned a former industrial wasteland into a £150m training academy for Manchester...

    28. December 3, 2014

      Manchester City football club set to break even

      Manchester City, the Premier League champions whose heavy spending resulted in fines and penalties from Uefa, claims it...

    29. November 28, 2014

      Why luxury air travel is taking off again

      British Airways’ Technical Block C does not have the feel of somewhere in the vanguard of luxury. A grey concrete...

    30. November 26, 2014

      A blacklist that places a new player centre stage

      I was hooked for a few weeks on The Blacklist, the hit American television series in which James Spader plays Raymond...

    31. beyondbrics

      November 25, 2014

      EM oil producers risk ratings downgrade on low crude price

      Bahrain, Angola, Ecuador and Venezuela rank as the emerging markets (EM) most vulnerable to a downgrade in their...

    32. November 23, 2014

      Lewis Hamilton takes Formula One title

      Lewis Hamilton claimed his second Formula One title to bring the curtain down on a gripping battle with his team mate...

    33. November 18, 2014

      Salamander Energy shares fall as Cepsa turns away from bid

      Shares in Salamander Energy fell by over a sixth in value on Tuesday after a consortium led by Spanish oil company...

    34. November 17, 2014

      Small teams accuse Ecclestone of presiding over F1 ‘cartel’ damaging sport

      Three of Formula One’s smaller teams have accused Bernie Ecclestone of presiding over a “cartel” that benefits their...

    35. November 3, 2014

      Labour abuse claims overshadow Guggenheim Abu Dhabi show

      The debut exhibition of works from the “transformative” Guggenheim gallery being built in Abu Dhabi is going ahead...

    36. November 2, 2014

      Virgin Group funds tapped for delayed space venture

      Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has been paying for its ambitious Virgin Galactic space tourism venture out of its...

    37. October 31, 2014

      Small-cap Week, November 1

      Chipmaker Imagination Technologies was among the week’s worst small-cap performers amid worries it has been failing to...

    38. October 29, 2014

      Abu Dhabi hires regulatory chief to oversee financial centre

      Abu Dhabi has hired Singapore Exchange’s chief regulatory officer to head up the oil-rich emirate’s new financial...

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