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Qatar in transition

Sheikh Tamim: Leading Qatar to the next level

Sheikh Tamim tackles Qatar’s $70bn project challenge Subscription Required

3 July 2013, 11:16 GMT | By Colin Foreman

New emir takes ultimate control of region’s busiest construction market

Qatar transition: Sheikh Hamad handed over power to his son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani

Qatar's new era as leadership shifts to young guard Subscription Required

27 June 2013, 13:58 GMT | By Kevin Baxter

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad takes the reins as part of an ordered transition

Egypt after Mubarak

Egypt readies to vote on new constitution Subscription Required

13 January 2014, 7:39 GMT | By Rebecca Spong

‘Yes’ campaign for Egypt constitution gathers pace, while Muslim Brotherhood calls for boycott

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Dubai Debt

Abu Dhabi and Dubai sign debt refinancing Subscription Required

17 March 2014, 6:01 GMT | By Rebecca Spong

Extension set for five years with interest rate of 1 per cent

Dubai debt

Confidence to rise with Dubai debt rollover

20 February 2014, 15:40 GMT

The emirate is set to extend the deadline on its debt to Abu Dhabi, further boosting investor optimism

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Qatar World Cup

Al-Rayyan stadium: A project manager has been chosen

Focus returns to Qatar's stadium programme Subscription Required

14 April 2014, 10:52 GMT | By Jeff Florian

2014 is set to be the year in which Qatar awards construction contracts to build several World Cup stadiums. Not a moment too soon, say contractors  

Qatar invites contractors to prequalify for long distance rail Subscription Required

24 March 2014, 7:03 GMT | By Colin Foreman

The railway lines will be part of the GCC rail network

More on Qatar's preparation for the World Cup


Dubai hotels could save millions if they went green Subscription Required

8 October 2013, 11:00 GMT | By Edmund O'Sullivan

Hotels use 6 per cent of all electricity consumed in UAE, according to Farnek chief executive

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