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Qatar in transition

Tensions: Qatar’s support for the Brotherhood has put it at odds with its GCC neighbours

Doha makes a gesture of unity Subscription Required

25 September 2014 | By Wil Crisp

The departure of several prominent Brotherhood figures in September shows Qatar is keen for a united front in the face of Isis’ advance. But the diplomatic rift is far from healed

Succession in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Focus falls on Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince Subscription Required

6 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

Prince Mohammed bin Salman is taking on a more powerful role in the kingdom

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Egypt after Mubarak

Maintaining peace: Security in Cairo has been increased, with tanks in the streets

Egypt tense ahead of elections Subscription Required

25 September 2014 | By Wil Crisp

An uneasy atmosphere prevails across the country ahead of parliamentary polls set to take place before the end of the year.

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Dubai Debt

Amlak Finance shares to restart trading

Amlak Finance shares to restart trading Subscription Required

26 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Troubled mortgage provider completes restructuring

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Qatar World Cup

Sepp Blatter, president of global footballing body Fifa

Fifa chief says European leaders influenced World Cup votes Subscription Required

6 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Sepp Blatter says Fifa should not be blamed for Qatar being named host of the 2022 competition

Qatar 2022 football World Cup faces its first legal challenge

Qatar World Cup faces legal challenge from Spain Subscription Required

30 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Spanish football league says winter tournament will cost it $72m

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Sustainability

Dubai power generation

Dubai becomes Gulf’s solar champion Subscription Required

20 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

The emirate is making renewables plans and acting on them, becoming the regional leader in the alternative energy race. Other GCC states’ once promising schemes are falling behind

Governments must take the initiative

Sustainable business: Governments must take the initiative Subscription Required

22 December 2014

It is the responsibility of the authorities to encourage the private sector to venture further into the green building sector

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