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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


Egypt Megaprojects

11 August 2015

8-9 December 2015 | A global event hosted by MEED and supported by Egypt’s General Authority for Investment and Free Zones, which has been designed to provide you with exclusive access to sector-specific project information

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Dubai Debt


DP World profits up Subscription Required

27 August 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Debt burden rises on acquisitions

Dubai shipyard operator Drydocks World has appointed US-based Citi bank to advise on the restructuring of $2.3bn of debt

Dubai's Drydocks World moves to restructure debt Subscription Required

13 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Shipyard operator appoints advisers

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Qatar World Cup

Qatar says final draft of labour law will be ready this year

Pakistan to ship 200,000 workers to Qatar ahead of 2022 World Cup Subscription Required

23 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Initiative comes amid criticism of Qatar’s failure to improve worker rights

US senate to discuss Qatar corruption charges

US senate to discuss Qatar corruption charges Subscription Required

16 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Commerce subcommittee to ask questions about awarding of 2022 Fifa World Cup

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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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