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1 year ago

UAE Businessman Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Launches New $27 Million Education Fund For Refugees

UAE-based businessman and philanthropist Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair has launched an education fund worth $27 million to help finance the education of refugee children in the Middle East. The fund,...
1 year ago

Dubai’s Abraaj Gets Nod To Restructure From Cayman Islands Court

Private equity firm Abraaj said that it has secured an approval from the court for a provisional liquidation and restructuring of its business. This will help the buyout firm negotiate a sale for its...
1 year ago

DIFC Partners With Startupbootcamp To Develop Fintech

Dubai’s financial free zone Dubai International Financial Centre has inked a deal with Startupbootcamp in an effort to transform itself into a regional hub for fintech. DIFC's agreement with...
1 year ago

Global Personal Wealth More Than Doubled In 2017 To Reach $201.9 Trillion

Personal wealth across the globe more than doubled in 2017 as it rose by 12% to reach $201.9 trillion, recording the strongest rate of growth in the last five years. According to a new report from...
1 year ago

UAE Courts Economic Growth As It Reforms Visa Rules For Foreign Workers And Tourists

The UAE has introduced a new low-cost insurance system for foreign workers, replacing the previous mechanism of bank guarantees for each worker as it looks to bolster economic growth and improve...
1 year ago

US, Canada And Mexico Win Bid To Host FIFA 2026 World Cup

The United States, Canada and Mexico have won the right to host the 2026 World Cup, defeating Morocco who had put in a rival bid to host the soccer tournament. The announcement comes as delegates...
1 year ago

Regional Film The Message Set For Theatrical Release In The GCC After 42 Years

The Message, directed by late filmmaker Moustapha Akkad, is all set to get an Eid release after a 42-year ban across the Middle East’s theatres comes to an end. The film has been cleared for public...
1 year ago

Tom Cruise Performs Halo Stunt In Abu Dhabi For Latest Mission Impossible Film

Hollywood celebrity Tom Cruise has performed a death defying stunt in Abu Dhabi during the filming of the latest installment of the franchise Mission Impossible- one of the longest running film...