StanChart’s NY settlement draws UAE ire

Gulf state warns of possible litigation from customers


Subhash Chandra
Billionaire media mogul launches new channel dubbing Indian soaps and lifestyle programmes into Arabic to feed the Middle East’s appetite for subcontinental content

Deranged killers who pose as terrorists

The disturbed and the deluded swell the ranks of the black-clad army, writes Gautam Malkani

Dubai and S Korea sign investments deal

Emirate expands commercial hub role as Asian state eyes Africa

UK report into Muslim Brotherhood delayed

Ministers and officials arguing over findings of investigation

Doubts over Qatar interest in VTB bond

Sanctions on Russia place question mark over level of investment

Iraq violence stirs Iranian war memories

Sunni insurgency against Tehran’s Shia allies raises fears

Djibouti pulls DP World terminal contract

Corruption allegations over concession

Bahrain orders US diplomat to leave

Assistant secretary of state accused of meeting opposition group

Western banks start to pull out of Iraq

StanChart moves senior staff to Dubai amid Isis advance

Saudi Arabia sends troops to Iraq border

Iraqi forces reported to be abandoning posts

Saudis name top intelligence chief

Prince Khalid bin Bandar al-Saud appointed

Free zones help spur diversification

Dubai has been particularly successful with these sectoral enclaves, and neighbours are following in its footsteps

Tehran courts UAE as mood brightens

A comprehensive nuclear deal with leading powers could end sanctions and boost trade and investment

Royal Ascot in Qatari sponsorship deal

Isis insurgents take new towns in north

Shia volunteer militias head out to slow advance

World Cup scandal hits Qatar at bad time

Business and government paralysed as officials await direction

Saudis call on region to help Egypt

Riyadh seeks donor meeting as Sisi face huge economic challenges

Fifa needs ‘serious change of culture’

Allegations of $5m being paid to host World Cup in Qatar

Fifa rules face scrutiny over Qatar

Roger Blitz and Rob Armstrong on allegations over 2022 World Cup

Fifa faces call to run World Cup vote again

Qatar in spotlight over $5m payments