United Arab Emirates

Trump to ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance…

Trump to ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance…

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump demanded on Twitter on Sunday that the Justice Department look into whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated [more…]

U.S. Justice Department asks watchdog to check for political…

U.S. Justice Department asks watchdog to check for political…

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked its inspector general to expand a review of the National Security Agency’s surveillance application process to determine [more…]

Trump Jr. met Gulf princes’ emissary in 2016 who offered campaign help

Trump Jr. met Gulf princes’ emissary in 2016 who offered campaign help

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr., the U.S. president’s eldest son, met in August 2016 with an envoy representing the crown princes of United Arab [more…]

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Published 04/05/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday U.S. demands to change its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers were unacceptable as a deadline [more…]

Prince Alwaleed’s firm sells Movenpick Hotels to AccorHotels

Prince Alwaleed’s firm sells Movenpick Hotels to AccorHotels

Published 30/04/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s Kingdom Holding 4280.SE and its partners have agreed to sell Movenpick Hotels and Resorts to its associate firm [more…]

U.S. concerned by ‘destabilizing and malign activities’ of Iran:…

U.S. concerned by ‘destabilizing and malign activities’ of Iran:…

Published 29/04/2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned by Iran’s “destabilizing and malign activities”, new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after meeting [more…]

As sukuk disputes simmer, Islamic scholars ponder legal risks

As sukuk disputes simmer, Islamic scholars ponder legal risks

Published 10/04/2018

(Reuters) - Senior scholars in Islamic finance are exploring ways to prevent legal disputes that have roiled the industry, with new rules aiming to clarify [more…]

Oasis of calm in shattered region, Dubai steps out as art hub

Oasis of calm in shattered region, Dubai steps out as art hub

Published 22/03/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - As traditional centers of modern Arab art in Damascus and Baghdad have imploded amid disastrous wars, the sheeny city-state of Dubai in [more…]

Christie’s to auction rare watch once owned by Egyptian king

Christie’s to auction rare watch once owned by Egyptian king

Published 19/03/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - A rare gold watch once owned by Egypt’s King Farouk is expected to fetch $400,000 to $800,000 when it auctions this week [more…]

Embattled Abraaj frees private equity investors from capital…

Embattled Abraaj frees private equity investors from capital…

Published 07/03/2018

FILE PHOTO - Arif Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive of Abraaj Group attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, [more…]