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How chartered accountants can play a key role in the fight against climate change

Chartered accountants must lead the businesses they work with to integrate climate change risk into organisational strategy, finance, operations, and communications

GCC’s consulting market shrinks 12.4% in 2020

The GCC consulting market is now worth around $2.7bn

Qatar, Saudi deny immediate Israel normalisation plans

The UAE became the first Gulf Arab nation to agree to normalise ties with Israel

E-scooter service TIER expands to Doha, Qatar

TIER’s e-scooters feature more eco-friendly swappable batteries

Ooredoo eyes 30% of Indonesian market after Hutch deal completes

Ooredoo is also considering expanding its digital payments and sales segments

Scoring a goal: Following the AlUla Declaration, how will Qatar’s growth plans fare?

Normalisation of ties with the GCC, the upcoming FIFA World Cup and economic reforms are painting a positive picture for the gas-rich nation

Covid-19: UK adds Oman, Qatar to travel ‘red list’

This move is to protect the UK against new variants of the coronavirus infection

Dubai-based Kitch to expand Lebanon’s restaurant Barbar across GCC

Hybrid cloud kitchen/store front operator to offer Barbar menu at dine-in and delivery

Trade between UAE, GCC worth Dhs229bn in 2019

Saudi Arabia is the UAE’s top trading partner, with a total of Dhs113.2bn in trade exchange in 2019

Qatar ships first oil cargo to UAE since Gulf embargo ended

Qatar loaded about 700,000 barrels of oil onto the tanker Abu Dhabi-III on March 4

AlUla agreement: What does resetting ties with Qatar mean for the GCC region?

The resumption of ties with Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt will boost the regional economy with certain sectors set to witness a significant impact

Qatar Airways adds flights to Africa as carrier expands network

Its network currently stands at 120 destinations, with plans to reach 130 routes by the end of March

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Qatar Airways to begin flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi next week

It will operate a double daily service from Doha to Dubai and a single flight between Doha and Abu Dhabi

Qatar wealth fund plans Asia push to diversify from Europe, US

The wealth fund holds stakes in some of the world’s top companies

Air Arabia resumes daily flights to Doha

The announcement comes after the UAE restored ties with Qatar earlier this month

Qatar raises carbon capture ambitions, touting green credentials

Qatar Petroleum will build facilities capable of storing more than 7 million tons per year of carbon dioxide by 2030

Qatar’s first IPO since 2019 sees shares in QLM soar 24%

The listing was the first in Qatar since the debut of dairy producer Baladna at the end of 2019

Saudi to resume flights to Qatar after restoration of ties

Saudi Arabia will be ready to resume all international flight operations on March 31

UAE reopens air, land and sea borders with Qatar

Scheduled and unscheduled flights between the two countries will resume operations from Saturday

Trade, transport between GCC, Qatar could resume within a week – official

Legal cases Qatar filed against the UAE will also be suspended

Revealed: World’s best and worst passports for travel

The UAE ranks 16th on the 2021 Henley Passport Index

Gulf Arab states agree to restore Qatar ties, end three-year rift

Qatar’s ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani landed in the kingdom to a warm embrace from the Saudi Crown Prince

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Saudi Arabia reopens airspace, land and sea borders to Qatar

It ends a blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia that began in 2017

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,590 cases, 1,609 recoveries and 5 deaths

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 679

Qatari media ‘undermining’ efforts to end GCC dispute – UAE minister

The political and social climate in the GCC looks toward ending the Qatar crisis, Anwar Gargash said

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German firm Automobili Pininfarina unveils world’s first globally connected hypercar

Owners will be able to access online services in over 50 countries, including the Gulf region

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,136 infections, 773 recoveries

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 523

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,214 cases; 302 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 520

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,146 cases; 363 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 515

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,390 cases; 466 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 482