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Posted: 03-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. New York is famed as "the city that never sleeps" but London, reveals a new study, sleeps even less, as do over 30 other cities worldwide. None sleepless than Cairo, the strife-torn capital of Egypt, which is today named the "world's most 24-hour" city by a study of the world's most round-the-clock metropolises. But New York ranks a humiliating 32nd, behind London (17th), Paris (18th), Rome (27th) and an embarrassingly long list of other cities. The first global ranking of the world's "most 24-hour" - or most nocturnal - cities, comes from analysing 120 million online chat
Posted: July 11, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. San Francisco's Asian Art Museum to hold exhibition offering audiences a first look at recent archaeological discoveries from the Arabian Peninsula.
Posted: July 10, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. In her first interview since Brazil's devastating 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that the defeat was an "extremely painful situation" but one that Brazil will overcome.
Posted: July 6, 2014
UAE. As part of the partnership, the airline will benefit from a comprehensive range of commercial rights which will include access to England players for promotional appearances, advertising, tickets and hospitality packages.
Posted: July 4, 2014
UAE. New book by Professors Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine provides a transformative framework to spur strategic growth and disrupt industries.
Posted: July 4, 2014
UAE. UAE travelers have spent US$1.145 million, Saudi travelers US$607,000 and visitors from the 2022 host nation Qatar have spent over US$317,000.
Posted: June 30, 2014
UAE. "Such devices do not really address the emotional and intellectual development of the child, but simply provide a temporary form of distraction over the real cause of their stress."
Posted: June 26, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was banned for nine matches by FIFA on Thursday after being found guilty of biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Posted: June 19, 2014
UAE. Samba-loving football fans from Saudi Arabia and the UAE are the biggest GCC spenders.
Posted: June 13, 2014
UAE. Aims to learn about migratory journeys, whether the grass is greener on the other side and to establish what is now relevant to expats; Highlights revealed.
Posted: June 12, 2014
UAE. All 64 games will be transmitted live at 30,000 feet of the air carrier's long haul aircraft during the month long tournament.
Posted: June 11, 2014
UAE. The upcoming Football World Cup in Brazil is a fantastic example of how our consumption of both data and content is changing.
Posted: June 11, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Blatter blasted some of the criticism of Qatar's 2022 bid as racist, and attacked those he said were "plotting" to destroy FIFA. Those comments brought derision from some within UEFA.
Posted: June 9, 2014
UAE. After watching late night matches, one-third of all employees will go to work tired, one in ten will go to work late, and 3% will call in sick, reveals GulfTalent survey.
Posted: June 9, 2014
UAE. The largest increase this year was seen in the English Premier League, which grew revenues to US$3.8 billion; the "big five" leagues top the US$12 billion mark, according to the Sports Business group at Deloitte.
Posted: June 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Qatar strongly denied a British newspaper report that a former top Qatari football official paid more than US$5 million to win support for the its bid to host the 2022 World Cup.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 25, 2014
QATAR. Real GDP growth slowed to 7.3% in Q3 2014; However, the days of voracious Chinese demand driving up global commodity prices are probably over.
date:Posted: October 25, 2014
UAE. "When the system collapses, it is not the end of the world. It simply means that the major trading and financial powers in the world come together in a conference to write new rules of the game." ICA Conference in Dubai to address lessons from global economic crisis.
date:Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. Deflationary reading of data endangers risky assets; Global cues drive GCC markets; Growth scare unsettles investors; Extreme bearishness on oil may be overdone.
UAE. "When the system collapses, it is not the end of the world. It simply means that the major trading and financial powers in the world come together in a conference to write new rules of the game." ICA Conference in Dubai to address lessons from global economic crisis.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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