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Egypt after Mubarak

While Al-Sisi has pledged to make nuclear power a government priority, success with its programme and acquiring the required international approval will depend on the stabilisation of the political environment

Egypt's nuclear programme Subscription Required

7 August 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

The country’s nuclear programme has been given fresh impetus since the election of President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in May

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Dubai Debt

Dubai sells German industrial packaging group for $1.7bn Subscription Required

13 May 2014 | By Melissa Song Loong

Agreement marks one of Dubai’s largest asset sales so far

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Qatar World Cup

Observers: Qatar sent a 140-strong delegation to Brazil to learn from its World Cup successes and mistakes

What Qatar can learn from Brazil World Cup Subscription Required

10 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Brazil’s World Cup experiences can teach Qatar valuable lessons on how to host its event in 2022

Getting ready: Qatar is preparing to host the 2022 World Cup by airing this year's games in specially built fan zones

Qatar experiments ahead of hosting World Cup Subscription Required

9 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

The biggest challenge in hosting the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar could be catering to thousands of football fans used to a less restrictive environment

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Dubai hotels could save millions if they went green Subscription Required

8 October 2013 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

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

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