The United Kingdom referendum on leaving the European Union — or Brexit as it is generally known — has dominated the news cycle across the globe.
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MANAMA, Bahrain — A year after he struck the outlines of a nuclear deal with Iran, Secretary of State John Kerry finds himself confronting a new challenge from Tehran: While it is observing the nuclear agreement to the letter, its missile launches, arms shipments to Yemen and involvement in Syr
The recent rise of Dubai and the Persian Gulf in the global consciousness has been profound. Once a small, unknown fishing village, Dubai has turned into a powerful megalopolis recognized worldwide for its skyline, shopping, business dynamism and shipping.
Ten years after Saudi women were allowed to vote in municipal elections, the decision has been made that they can now be eligible to seek office in those elections. While roundly supported by observers within the country, the move has been considered by some as not going nearly far enough.
I was born on the shores of a desert, a harsh unforgiving environment where even polluted sour-tasting ground water was scarce and had to be hauled daily from distant man-made wells.
There are few places in the world with an investment climate comparable to that of the United Arab Emirates, recognised internationally for its phenomenal performance in a range of areas. Excellence is an overused word beloved of ad agencies to hype their products.