Passing On The Parcel

Boosted by the GCC’s rapid industrialisation, courier firms are posting robust growth in the region.

Doha’s New Heart Takes Shape

Peter Shaw-Smith takes a walk through Msheireb Downtown, Qatar’s billion-dollar city centre project.

Political Risks To Watch In KSA

Changes in the royal line have raised questions about the direction and pace of gradual economic and social reforms.

The Islamic And Conventional War

In the battle for customers during the recession, conventional and Shariah-compliant banks have sharpened their game.

Tim Hortons Hot For The UAE

Alicia Buller catches up with Paul House, executive chairman of iconic Canadian cafe, Tim Hortons

Google Growing In MENA

Gulf Business attends Google’s groupie day in Dubai and chats with managing director, Ari Kesisoglu.

GCC Railways On Track?

Billion-dollar railway projects are finally gaining momentum in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.

Testing Breakeven Oil Prices

As GCC governments’ budgets soar, so do breakeven oil prices.

Shariah Carbon Credits Planned

Islam could hold the key to turning around the Gulf’s dismal environmental record.

OPEC Secretary General El-Badri

The Secretary General holds the keys to the world’s oil supply as the global economy teeters in the balance.

What’s The West’s Problem?

Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, speaks out on his detractors and his record order book.

Can This Man Save Damas?

Anan Fakhreddin, the man charged with salvaging the reputation of Damas jewellery firm, tells Alicia Buller why he’s got one of the most difficult jobs in the region.

Is The GCC Buying Out Lebanon?

Gulf real estate players are pumping money into Lebanon and playing an ever-larger hand in the nation’s landscape.

Nothing Is Going To Stop Us Now

Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, speaks exclusively to Alicia Buller about Western detractors, rising oil prices, and why there’s enough future global demand to fill his record order book.

MBAs Rising

Course enrolment is on the upswing as the employment market opens up.

Very Uncertain Times

Emirates NBD’s CIO Gary Dugan on an uncertain year ahead, and why Dubai’s busy roads are a great micro-indicator.