StanChart’s NY settlement draws UAE ire

Gulf state warns of possible litigation from customers

Dubai and S Korea sign investments deal

Emirate expands commercial hub role as Asian state eyes Africa

Arab Bank faces Hamas funding claims in NY

Jordanian lender pitted against families of victims of attacks

Doubts over Qatar interest in VTB bond

Sanctions on Russia place question mark over level of investment

Saudi Arabia: get riyal

Tadawul reaches same level of market capitalisation as the Micex

Israel and Hamas trade fire

Death toll in Gaza climbs after air strikes

Western banks start to pull out of Iraq

StanChart moves senior staff to Dubai amid Isis advance

Egypt cuts spending on energy subsidies

Government budget for 2014-15 risks popular backlash

New Egyptian government sworn in

Sisi retains more than half the ministers of outgoing government

Saudis call on region to help Egypt

Riyadh seeks donor meeting as Sisi face huge economic challenges

SFO steps up Barclays-Qatar probe

Diamond among former bank chiefs to be questioned under caution

Capital begins to return to Arab nations

Larger groups and private equity funds are starting to reinvest in a part of the world where reform stays at the top of the agenda

SocGen accused over Libya deals

Pipeline attacks hit Yemeni oil industry

Imports outweigh exports for the first time in 30 years

Ben Ali changed rules to family’s benefit

World Bank researchers say cronyism still stifles business

SFO blamed for collapse of Dahdaleh trial

Judge finds Akin Gump’s conduct fell short of serious misconduct

Fresh controversy hits Qatar World Cup

UK newspaper claims $2m changed hands after Gulf state won bid

Dubai agrees refinancing deal

UAE extends maturity of $20bn in bonds and loans for five years

Akin Gump says partner acted properly in Dahdaleh case

British-Canadian businessman alleges serious misconduct

Diplomats play down new Iran nuclear talks

Vienna round limited to agreeing a “framework” for discussions