#New York

World Cup

New York, Miami among cities hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup matches

The US last hosted the World Cup in 1994, an event that gave rise to Major League Soccer

DMCC

Dubai’s DMCC signs agreement with Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

The two entities will work together on a number of initiatives to promote bilateral trade and support the expansion of American businesses in Dubai

Gucci

Gucci to start accepting crypto payments in select US stores

Gucci, owned by Kering SA, will initially accept 10 cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, Dogecoin and Shiba Inu

Dubai’s Emirates to ramp up operations to US

Starting from October, the carrier will be operating 78 weekly flights to 12 destinations in the US

Iran says it may hold nuclear talks at UN assembly in New York

Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian will leave for New York on Monday and will meet with representatives of the nuclear deal member-states

Kuwait Airways resumes direct flights to New York

Flights will be operated once a week between the two destinations

Oil trades at six-week high with demand optimism spurring rally

Consumption may also get a boost when China breaks for an extended holiday on Saturday

Abu Dhabi Investment Office establishes international presence in US, Asia and Europe

The network of new locations will offer unprecedented access to the emirate’s offerings

Dubai’s Emirates to resume operations to Seattle, Dallas and San Francisco

The airline currently serves 114 destinations on six continents

Bahrain’s Investcorp buys stake in private equity firm Centre Lane

Centre Lane plans to use the capital to expand its private-credit and special-opportunities platforms and to increase capital commitment

Bahrain’s Investcorp sells eight US properties for over $900m

The properties were garden and townhome-style apartment buildings located in major metropolitan areas

Aramco backs New York fintech firm offering Islamic investments

Wahed Invest got the financing from Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures unit as part of a $25m funding round

Emirates to resume flights to 16 more cities from June 15, including New York, Singapore

From June 8, Emirates will also offer flights from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad for travellers who wish to connect onwards to other destinations

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad to suspend New York service

Etihad is also suspending flights to Edinburgh and Perth on the same date

Standard Chartered Questions New York Action

New York’s top bank regulator has threatened to revoke the bank’s state licence over alleged Iran ties.