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ADGM’s launch is part of UAE capital’s plan to diversify


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

Easing of Dubai property prices welcomed

Alabbar remains optimistic about longer-term demand

IMF urges Gulf states to restrain spending

Regional economic outlook urges reforms to reduce fiscal risks

Houthi expansion threatens Yemeni strait

Interference with shipping could hit global trade through Suez Canal

Of shares, fatwas and marriage advice

Clerics have a relentless need to convey religious opinion upon every aspect of people’s lives

Saudi Arabia tests US ties with oil price

American shale companies are hurt but consumers benefit

Saudi investor warns on falling oil price

Alwaleed ‘astonishment’ over government playing down issue

Saudi Arabia absorbs lower oil prices

Saudi producers consider market share more important than pricing

Nasser bin Hamad al-Khalifa

Court overturns immunity for Bahrain prince

Decision clears way for investigation of son of king

Battle begins for Gulf hearts and minds

Fears that air strikes on Isis could provoke backlash

Cameron builds backing for Isis strikes

Ministers consider committing British missiles to attacks

Bahrain reforms receive lukewarm response

Opposition sceptical of crown prince’s proposals

For or against Isis, Iran must choose

Tehran will show its true colours in its actions on the caliphate

Qatar urges west to back Syrian Sunni

Foreign minister dismisses claims that Qataris are funding Isis

Players in the regional drama

How Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Turkey, Jordan and the Arab League have reacted to the growing Islamist threat

Kuwait clamps down on terror financing

Gulf states under pressure to limit flows to militants

Dubai plans $32bn aviation mega-hub

Gulf state aims to create one of world’s largest airports

Obama prepares to set out Isis strategy

US ready for long-term effort to defeat militants

StanChart’s NY settlement draws UAE ire

Gulf state warns of possible litigation from customers

Deranged killers who pose as terrorists

The disturbed and the deluded swell the ranks of a black-clad army