4th Annual Mining Investment Middle East – Miners/Smelters/Steel Producers (Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February …

4th Annual Mining Investment Middle East – Miners/Smelters/Steel Producers (Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “4th Annual Mining Investment Middle East – Miners/Smelters/Steel Producers” conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Mining Investment Middle East is a strategic mining conference and exhibition for the leaders of the mining, quarrying and construction materials industries, bringing together 170 attendees from 18 countries. Ministers, mining companies, investors and service providers travel […]

WATCH: Demi-billionaires in the Middle East to soar – but what are they?

WATCH: Demi-billionaires in the Middle East to soar – but what are they?

The number of demi-billionaires in the Middle East – defined as those individuals with wealth of more than US$500 million in assets – is set to increase by 28 per cent in the next four years, according to a new report by Knight and Frank. _____________ Read more: Ultra-rich in the Middle East to rise […]

State Street expands presence in Middle East through Abu Dhabi Global Markets

State Street expands presence in Middle East through Abu Dhabi Global Markets

US-based State Street, the world’s third-largest asset manager that oversees about $2.7 trillion, opened its first office in Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone as part of the firm’s expansion in the region. The office, the company’s second in the UAE after a 26-year presence in Dubai, is located in Abu Dhabi Global Market. “This is […]

PLO defiant as US plans to close its Washington offices

PLO defiant as US plans to close its Washington offices

The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) Office is seen in Washington, DC (AFP) The US is set to close the offices of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) in Washington, in the latest move by US President Donald Trump’s administration to close and defund pro-Palestinian institutions. Officials said the announcement would be made on Monday, one day […]

News analysis: A shift in owner-operator relationship in the Middle East

Viceroy was replaced as operator of the Yas Island hotel. It will be reflagged as a W hotel. It’s been an interesting year for owner-operator relationships. Marriott International lost out to Hilton Worldwide after Al Habtoor Group replaced Marriott as the operator of its three Al Habtoor City hotels in Dubai and took over operations […]

Israel's suppression of Palestine: When does it become a genocide?

Israel's suppression of Palestine: When does it become a genocide?

It is hard to keep track of the daily losses in Gaza. In the past month alone, as a result of Israeli shelling, air attacks, and extrajudicial killing of peaceful protestors marching for their human rights, a Palestinian doctor has had to helplessly watch his son die, at least five young men were killed and […]

Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya's national oil firm

Gunmen attack headquarters of Libya's national oil firm

Several armed men attacked the headquarters of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the Libyan capital on Monday and several blasts could be heard, a Reuters witness said. Gunfire could be heard as a security force allied to the Tripoli-based government arrived at the landmark building located in central Tripoli. “Three or five gunmen were shooting […]

Quiz show 'Brain Wagon' premieres on Colors TV Middle East

Quiz show 'Brain Wagon' premieres on Colors TV Middle East

Color TV Middle East owned by IndiaCast is set to air family quiz show – Brain Wagon starting in September. Conceptualized and produced by The Magic Box FZ LLE, the show is all set to premiere on Colors TV ME on Sunday, 23rd September at 7:30 pm UAE Time. Building on its experience of previous interactive […]