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Marks & Spencer’s Middle East Expansion

The giant British retailer is opening a new store in Jordan before the end of the year.

British PM Cameron Meets KSA’s King Abdullah

The two leaders discussed regional and international developments, Palestine and the situation in Syria.

UAE And UK Plan Defence Partnership Around Typhoon

Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to the country comes to an end as both parties discuss a strategic air defence relationship.

UK Prime Minister Cameron Visits The Gulf

David Cameron will visit the UAE, Saudi Arabia and another Middle Eastern country as he aims to secure orders for fighter jets.

Barclays Hit By Fresh US Investigations

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may seek a $435 million civil penalty and roughly $35 million in disgorgement from the lender.

Qatar Airways CEO – UK Needs Airport Capacity To Avoid Catastrophe

Akbar Al Baker said London’s Heathrow airport has already reached a “critical point.”

Cityscape: IP Global To Open New Middle Eastern Offices

The property investment firm is eyeing offices in Oman and Qatar after the region accounts for 18 per cent of London’s purchases.

Olympics Restores London’s Smile

After a difficult few years and low public morale, the greatest show on earth has returned London to its pinnacle status.

British Retailers Eye Middle East For Expansion

The MENA region ranks fifth most popular destination for international expansion, with UAE most popular country.

Barclays Appoints Jenkins To Fill Diamond’s Shoes

The banking group appoints a new chief executive to repair its damaged reputation following the Libor scandal.

Qatar-Barclays Payments Face Fraud Probe

Fees from Qatar Investment Authority paid to the British bank are being scrutinised by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office.

Arab Bank chairman quits over CEO dispute

Abdel Shoman, chairman of Jordan-based Arab Bank, reportedly resigned after a disagreement with key shareholders.

Standard Chartered May Lose NY Licence Over Iran Ties

New York’s top bank regulator has accused the UK-based bank of hiding $250 billion in transactions tied to Iran.

Qataris Buy Stake In London Developer

The group, with links to the royal family, has bought a 45 per cent stake in Native Land which operates in London’s wealthy Chelsea.

Man City’s Rich Rise To Glory

Abu Dhabi shelled out close to $1 billion on Manchester City’s Barclays Premier League title, writes Neil Churchill