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This picture shows the swimming pool of a luxury villa for sale on one of the Palm Jumeirah man-made island, on the coast of the Gulf emirate of Dubai, on May 19, 2021. - Dubais property market is powering out of a six-year malaise as "lockdown dodgers" and wealthy international investors drive a buying frenzy that is breaking records and fuelling an economic recovery. Luxury villas are the hottest segment in the market, with European buyers in particular seeking homes on Dubais signature Palm Jumeirah man-

Dubai’s real estate, cost of living conundrum creates opportunities for Gulf rivals to capitalize

Chinese investors pose for a picture in the land where an industrial city, including an oil refinery, is due to be built following an economic agreement, in the port town of Duqm on May 24, 2016 . Chinese investors signed a deal with Oman's government to establish an industrial city, including an oil refinery, in the port town of Duqm, both sides said in a joint statement. The agreement signed during the ceremony in Muscat would open way for investments worth $10.7 billion by 2022 to finance industrial proj

China to support Oman's economic rebound in 2024

An aerial picture shows heavy traffic on two main highways in Kuwait City on March 27, 2023, after heavy rain the previous night caused flooding and road closures. (Photo by YASSER AL-ZAYYAT / AFP) (Photo by YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP via Getty Images)

How Kuwait’s political gridlock is hampering economic policymaking, competitiveness

This picture taken on February 6, 2023 shows a view of Tibbin dual fuel (natural gas and fuel oil) powerplant and Helwan Steelworks, in the Helwan suburb south of Egypt's capital. (Photo by Amir MAKAR / AFP) (Photo by AMIR MAKAR/AFP via Getty Images)

Egypt’s gas ambitions increasingly hinge on Israeli inflows

Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers in China

Should the US worry about China's expanding influence in the Gulf?

The logo of Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) is seen at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the telecom industry's biggest annual gathering, in Barcelona on March 2, 2023. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP) (Photo by JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images)

Careem’s $400M deal signals Middle East telecoms becoming go-to tech investors

Cars drive on a road in the Algerian capital Algiers on February 1, 2017. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP via Getty Images)

Algeria bets on Stellantis plant to relaunch country's automotive sector

An Iranian man works at an oil facility in the Khark Island, on the shore of the Gulf, on February 23, 2016. - Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh dismissed an output freeze deal between the world's top two producers Saudi Arabia and Russia as "a joke", the ISNA news agency reported. (Photo by AFP) (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Iran and GCC verge upon new era of oil ties

Lawyer and businesswoman Sofana Dahlan poses for a photo in her office at Tashkeil on June 21, 2018 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia poised to become the Gulf’s most competitive e-commerce market

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