International corporate buyers and travel agencies from across the Gulf region are meeting in Dubai with suppliers to strengthen relations and open new opportunities in tourism for religious goals with potential tourists, particularly local Emir
About $180 billion of contracts for new construction projects will be awarded in wealthy Gulf states this year, the largest amount for six years, despite falling oil prices, according to a recent study.
Brent crude oil sank to a f
Stock markets in the Middle East appeared to be stabilising in early trade on Monday after falling sharply in the previous session in a broad sell-off.
Bourses in the region posted their biggest losses in years on Sunday as global
Bahrain-based Gulf Marcom will represent the kingdom at a key regional meeting of advertising and marketing communication agencies that starts today (October 9).
The company's chairman Khamis Al Muqla is attending the three-da
Some Opec countries are calling for supply cuts after a drop in oil prices, but core Gulf members are betting winter demand will revive the market, suggesting the group is no closer to any collective steps.
The differing views wit
A top Saudi journalist has warned about potential terrorist attacks in Gulf countries by extremists who support radical Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria.
Editor-in-chief of the Bahrain-based Al Arab News cha
Iran has urged Opec members to make joint efforts to keep oil prices from falling further, highlighting a split with other members such as Saudi Arabia who face lower budget pressures despite a slide in prices towards $95 a barrel.
Gulf airlines have evaded commenting on reports that they are looking to purchase ailing Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), according to a report.
Pakistan’s Minister of State for Privatisation, Mohammad Zubair, recently
The volume of aluminium production in the Gulf region is expected to increase to five million tonnes by 2015, accounting for 17.5 per cent of the total global output, compared with 3.7 million tonnes in 2012 or 11 per cent of the total world pro
The US military said on Tuesday its partners in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria included Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.
In a statement, it added the US military had taken action to disrupt &