UAE. Commodity markets spent the week trying to recover from their dismal performances during May. Gold jumped the most in years only to tumble the most in two months after the Fed chairman in a testimony in Washington refrained from outlining any additional measures.
INTERNATIONAL. Washington is moving away from the strategy it has followed since the early 2000s - of being the prime military force in regional conflicts - and is shifting the primary burden of fighting to regional powers while playing a secondary role.