A week in the life of… Ian Palmer, GM of the Capital Club DIFC

Palmer is focussed on improving services for the club’s members

How to deal with a lost or stolen passport abroad

UAE residents will have to go through a lengthy process before re-entering the country

Revealed: Top 10 countries with the cheapest and most expensive fuel prices

Six Arab countries make it to the list of top 10 countries with the cheapest fuel prices

The art of corporate giving during Ramadan

How regional corporations are using the month and the year to give back

Revealed: Countries with the highest VAT rates

The GCC states are planning to introduce a 5 per cent value added tax from 2018

Top 10 things to consider when opting for a second citizenship

Each second citizenship programme offers something slightly different

Women’s role slowly but surely changing in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is ranked 141 out of 144 countries in the Global Gender Gap 2016

Revealed: Top 100 most powerful Arabs 2017

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, founder and chairman of Saudi’s Kingdom Holding Company, topped the list

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs from Qatar

The highest ranked Arabs originating from Qatar in Gulf Business’ annual Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs list

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs from the UAE

The highest ranked Arabs originating from the UAE in Gulf Business’ annual Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs list

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs from Saudi Arabia

The highest ranked Arabs originating from Saudi in Gulf Business’ annual Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs list

Revealed: Top Arab social media stars

Prominent Arab social media personalities have millions of followers across platforms

Damac’s Ziad El Chaar on the company’s building boom

Damac Properties’ managing director Ziad El Chaar explains what is behind the company’s recent building boom

Saudi Arabia: Fighting fires on many fronts

Diversification and restructuring may be a necessary evolution for the kingdom, but a bright future is far from assured

What to do if you lose your passport in the UAE

A step-by-step guide on the procedures to follow if you have lost your passport in the UAE

Sun, sand and surgery: Dubai’s plan to become a medical tourism hub

Dubai is looking to cement its position as the region’s go-to hub for medical tourism, but does it have what it takes to compete on a global level?

Are GCC businesses leveraging social media enough?

M.R. Raghu, managing director of research house Marmore Mena Intelligence, examines whether social media is being tapped in the region

A week in the life of… Serviceplan ME’s Frances Valerie Bonifacio

The strategic planning director at Serviceplan Middle East reveals combining meeting-packed days with family time

In pictures: Eid Al Adha celebrated across the world

The annual festival marks the end of the haj pilgrimage in Mecca

The UAE’s first female surgeon Dr Houriya Kazim on her rise to top

Dr Kazim has tirelessly raised public awareness about breast cancer in the country

UAE’s first female paralympian Thuraya Al Zaabi on her incredible journey

Al Zaabi is now an ambassador for the Paralympics in the UAE

Fighting fit? Health and healthcare in the GCC

The money and the will might be there, but with growing populations, unhealthy lifestyles and region-wide problems such as diabetes and obesity a cause for great concern, just how confident can we be in the Gulf’s healthcare sector?

Special report: How the GCC has evolved over the last 20 years

On Gulf Business’s 20th anniversary, we look through our back catalogue and examine how the Gulf has changed throughout the years

Cash crunch at Saudi Oger casts shadow over Lebanon’s Hariris

The troubles at Saudi Oger have also led to layoffs in Lebanon’s Future Movement

Tired of cheap oil, Saudi now working to boost prices

OPEC and other producers such as Russia may resume talks on stabilising output in Algeria later this month

Pizza wars in the UAE: The lowdown

The recent split between Pitfire Pizza and its franchise partner has again highlighted the issue

Why the UAE healthcare sector is ripe for mergers and acquisitions

The country has close to 100 hospitals and over 2,000 healthcare centres and clinics

Revealed: Top 50 GCC banks in 2016

Gulf Business reveals the 50 biggest banks in the GCC as ranked by asset size

The halal economy reaches new heights

From fashion and travel to food and finance, the global halal industry is an opportunity companies cannot afford to ignore

Vertu’s CEO on building luxury in the smartphone market

Following a recent buyout and changes at the top, the new chief executive officer of Vertu explains how the company plans to retain its share of the luxury smartphone market