INTERNATIONAL. Palestinian negotiator Nabil Shaath said Abbas will give "some time to the Security Council to consider first our full membership request before heading to the General Assembly" to seek enhanced observer status.
UAE. 20% of Sovereign Wealth Fund new assets allocated to private equity; Property and infrastructure are not the big SWF "alternative investment" story, according to 2013 Invesco Middle East Asset Management Study.
SAUDI ARABIA. In mid-April, an unusual exhibition was held in London, highlighting the role Muslims played in saving Jewish lives during the Holocaust. At the exhibition, people saw love and harmony between people of different faiths.