United Arab Emirates

DP World chairman says trade tensions will make 2019 challenging

DP World chairman says trade tensions will make 2019 challenging

Published 18/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Global ports operator DP World DPW.DI believes international trade tensions such as those between the United States and China will make 2019 [more…]

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Published 14/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company [more…]

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki signed a deal with a Singaporean company to launch her own crypto token on Thursday, with the firm [more…]

Marie Antoinette’s jewelry on display in Dubai before auction

Marie Antoinette’s jewelry on display in Dubai before auction

Published 10/10/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Held in private collections for more than 200 years, jewelry that once belonged to France’s ill-fated Queen Marie Antoinette has gone on [more…]

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said [more…]

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Tehran, accusing [more…]

Ride-hailing firm Careem enters India with Commut app purchase

Ride-hailing firm Careem enters India with Commut app purchase

Published 24/09/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - United Arab Emirates-based ride-hailing app Careem has acquired Commut, the Hyderabad-based mass transportation app, marking its entry into India, the firm said [more…]

Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S….

Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S….

Published 08/09/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two major health scares at U.S. airports involving inbound flights are related to pilgrims returning from the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to [more…]

Abu Dhabi postpones unveiling of $450 million da Vinci painting

Abu Dhabi postpones unveiling of $450 million da Vinci painting

Published 03/09/2018

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi”, a painting that courted controversy after Saudi Arabia’s crown prince was named as its alleged secret [more…]

New digital exchange seeks to host Islamic finance startups

New digital exchange seeks to host Islamic finance startups

Published 27/08/2018

(Reuters) - A new digital exchange aims to attract listings from sharia compliant financial technology startups, its chief executive said on Monday, part of a [more…]