UAE. London was crowned as the world's top destination city for the second year in a row; Abu Dhabi emerges as world's fourth fastest growing destination city, according to the second annual Global Destination Cities Index released by MasterCard Worldwide.
UAE. Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait all ranked in the top 10, with the three nations performing especially well on the basis of their propensity to spend on imported luxury goods and healthy appetite for premium travel.
SAUDI ARABIA. Prince Saud al-Faisal said the involvement of Iran alongside Shi'ite militias to retakeTikrit from ISIL was a "prime example" of what worries Saudi Arabia. He said Iran was taking over Iraq.