AJ Impact

Abu Dhabi plans at least $1bn investment in Aramco IPO: Sources

Saudi Aramco sought support from neighbouring countries after cancelling marketing roadshows outside the Gulf region.

Abu Dhabi plans at least $1bn investment in Aramco IPO: Sources

AJ Impact

Saudi Aramco pitches Abu Dhabi investors on troubled IPO

Sources say oil company executives have been visiting UAE to obtain financial backing for big market debut.

Saudi Aramco pitches Abu Dhabi investors on troubled IPO

AJ Impact

South Africa blocks arms sales to Saudi and UAE in inspection row

Dispute centres on clause in export documents that requires foreign customers not to transfer weapons to third parties.

South Africa blocks arms sales to Saudi and UAE in inspection row

Middle East

Turkey offers $700,000 bounty for Mohammed Dahlan

Ankara puts Palestinian on most-wanted list, accuses exiled former Fatah official of involvement in 2016 coup attempt.

Turkey offers $700,000 bounty for Mohammed Dahlan

Opinion

Is a resolution of the GCC crisis imminent?

The September 14 attack on Aramco has forced Saudi Arabia to revise its policies towards the region and the GCC.

Ibrahim Fraihat

by Ibrahim Fraihat

Ibrahim Fraihat

Opinion

Is peace coming to Yemen?

Saudi Arabia has taken decisive steps to eliminate divisions among allied Yemeni forces and engage the Houthis.

Imad K Harb

by Imad K Harb

Imad K Harb

Football

Qatar to play UAE in Doha amid signs of thaw in Gulf dispute

Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain to take part in this year's Gulf Cup in Qatar, raising hopes of end to Gulf dispute.

Qatar to play UAE in Doha amid signs of thaw in Gulf dispute

AJ Impact

Egypt and UAE to set up $20bn joint investment platform

The Emirates and Saudi Arabia remain key backers of the economic reforms of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi.

Egypt and UAE to set up $20bn joint investment platform

AJ Impact

Norway wealth fund is shunning G4S over human rights concerns

The investment decision cites the world's largest security firm's treatment of workers in Qatar and the UAE.

Norway wealth fund is shunning G4S over human rights concerns

Yemen

Houthi rebels will have role in Yemen's future, says UAE

Anwar Gargash, UAE minister of state for foreign affairs, urges all sides to maintain momentum for political solution.

Houthi rebels will have role in Yemen's future, says UAE

United Arab Emirates

UK editor should serve two years for Dubai killing, says lawyer

Former newspaper editor Francis Matthew had been sentenced to 15 years in prison for bludgeoning his wife Jane to death.

UK editor should serve two years for Dubai killing, says lawyer

Qatar

Emir says Qatar has overcome obstacles of Gulf blockade

Sheikh Tamim lays out economic achievements, says Doha ready to resolve disputes based on principle of mutual respect.

Emir says Qatar has overcome obstacles of Gulf blockade

Yemen

UAE withdraws troops from Yemen's southern port city of Aden

Move is part of deal with Riyadh to end infighting between southern separatists and internationally recognised gov't.

UAE withdraws troops from Yemen's southern port city of Aden

AJ IMPACT

Saudi Arabia to invest in India's downstream oil and gas projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the plans while at an investor summit in Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia to invest in India's downstream oil and gas projects

AJ IMPACT

Dubai loosens liquor laws as UAE alcohol sales slump

Economic downturn prompts new law that critics say can mislead tourists about Dubai's still-stringent laws on drinking.

Dubai loosens liquor laws as UAE alcohol sales slump