Brent Crude Oil to Average in the $60s a Barrel

Brent Crude Oil to Average in the $60s a Barrel Range Next Year, According to 45% of respondents to a GIQ Industry Survey of 100 Energy Industry Professionals Conducted on the Eve of ADIPEC 2017 Abu … [Read more...]

ALFANAR closes the financing for the landmark 50 MW Solar PV IPP project under FIT program Round II in Egypt

Dubai, UAE -- Alfanar Company closes last week the financing for the development, construction, ownership and operation of a 50 MW solar PV plant which will be located in the proposed 1.8-GW Benban … [Read more...]

Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils Ends with Pledge to Put People at the Heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Meeting closes with the UAE announcement of a new Centre for Future Readiness – supported by “future ambassadors” and global protocols on artificial intelligence and the Fourth Industrial Revolution … [Read more...]

Louvre Abu Dhabi’s opening day ends with electrifying performance from French superstar -M-

Abu Dhabi, UAE -- Louvre Abu Dhabi’s opening day finished with an electrifying concert from French singer and rock guitarist Matthieu Chedid, known as –M–, under the museum’s iconic dome. Thousands … [Read more...]

Time for Cities to Step Up to the Challenge of Climate Change

With the world’s cities generating over 75% of global carbon emissions, smarter, greener cities are key to hitting climate change targets Cities need a seat at the negotiating tables currently … [Read more...]

GIC Invests US$ 100 million in UAE-based Tristar Group

Dubai, UAE -- UAE-based Tristar Group has successfully sold an equity stake to Kuwait-based Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) by issuing US$ 100 million worth of fresh shares to GIC. The proceeds will … [Read more...]

Louvre Abu Dhabi in pictures

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Louvre Abu Dhabi, a new cultural landmark for the 21st century, opens to the public on 11 November

Abu Dhabi, UAE -- The much-anticipated Louvre Abu Dhabi will open to the public on Saturday November 11, with a spectacular week-long series of celebrations. It is the first museum of its kind in the … [Read more...]

GCC markets fell by 2.7% during October despite oil prices’ surge

Kuwait - Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” recently released its Monthly Economic and Market commentary for October 2017. Markaz report stated that during October 2017, oil prices rebounded by 6.7% to … [Read more...]

Survey of GCC CFA Societies unveils views of local investment professionals on VAT

UAE – A survey of local investment professionals across the GCC region reveals that real estate is likely to become a costlier investment following the implementation of value-added tax (VAT), in … [Read more...]

NEOM: Social media trends

On the 25th of October, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, revealed plans to launch a futuristic city – under the name of ‘Neom’ – that stretches borders into both Egypt and … [Read more...]

Organisations are failing to prepare effectively for cyberattacks

● Forty percent of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), … [Read more...]

Fetchr, Eniverse and Skycart Join Forces in the Region’s First Ever Autonomous Drone Delivery Service

Dubai, UAE — Fetchr, Eniverse Technologies and Skycart announced today that they have joined forces to develop the very first autonomous drone delivery service in the region. This latest partnership … [Read more...]

UAE’s Federal Tax Authority calls on all businesses to register for VAT

Abu Dhabim UAE – The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has invited all businesses to register for the Value-Added Tax (VAT) before January 1, 2018, following the completion of first phase of … [Read more...]

Dubai Exports to host 2-day summit on future manufacturing and trade

Dubai - The significance of Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 in the context of Fourth Industrial Revolution and global trends in industrial production will be on focus at the ‘Future Manufacturing & … [Read more...]

Superbrand partners with Global Surf Industries

Superbrand is excited to announce a new licensing partnership with Global Surf Industries (GSI). As per the agreement, GSI will manufacture and distribute Superbrand epoxy surfboard models featuring … [Read more...]

Businesses Who Implement Digital Transformation Are Likely To Be 26% More Profitable Than Industry Peers

Dubai UAE -- A leading IT expert says that those who fail to take their business onto a digital platform are in danger of losing their competitive edge. Altaf Alimohamed, Managing Director of Cobweb … [Read more...]

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its inauguration with festivities for the public

Abu Dhabi, UAE -- From Saturday 11 through Tuesday 14 November 2017, Louvre Abu Dhabi will welcome the world with four days of celebrations to mark the historic opening. The museum’s galleries will … [Read more...]

 NADIA KAABI-LINKE, Sealed Time, 25 OCT 2017 – 28 JAN 2018

Lawrie Shabibi is delighted to announce the participation of Nadia Kaabi-Linke in her first solo exhibition at the Kunstmuseum in Bonn, Germany. The stories of cities like London, Tunis, Dallas, … [Read more...]

Reports Confirm Tourists from the GCC Account for 80% of the Total $50 Billion Spent by Middle East’s Travellers

Abu Dhabi, UAE - In the upcoming year, the Arab sector will focus on boosting tourism in Morocco by stimulating an influx of tourists and travellers from the GCC region and the Middle East to the … [Read more...]