Jan 14, 2013
What's Up: Every one of Saudi Arabia's banks to have reported profits so far has blown past analysts' estimates. But will that continue as earnings season continues? Read Article Saudi Arabian banks report high earnings
Apr 12, 2012
The biggest banks in Saudi Arabia have reported strong earnings for the first quarter, spurred by government spending plans and a bull market in local stocks. Read Article Saudi Arabia's banks surge in the first quarter
Oct 18, 2011
A burst of investment by Saudi Arabia's government, announced in March to dampen political tensions, leads to soaring profits at the kingdom's lenders. Read Article Saudi cash lifts bank profits
Companies in the UAE are finding themselves facing a legal minefield caused by the global reach of tough and sometimes conflicting US and UK anti-corruption laws. John Henzell reports.
Bribery laws go beyond borders
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
Some warn of a return to the dark days of 2006 and 2007, but Sunni political pragmatism may show a peaceful way forward. Analysis by Iraq historian Reidar Visser
How Iraq can pull back from the brink
Pain in lower back forces world No 2 to look beyond second grand slam tournament in the calendar year. Andy Murray pulls out of French Open through injury
Vin Diesel, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Gina Carano on the Fast & Furious franchise. Fast & Furious 6 - start your engines
Coke Studio, now in its second season, blends Khaleeji pop with RnB. The collaboration of Shamma Hamdan and Jay Sean in Dubai
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