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The 10 richest people in the Middle East, ranked

The Middle East, a region that encompasses many countries, including Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar, is known for its oil-derived wealth. Business Insider rounded up the richest people in the Middle East based on Forbes’ world billionaires ranking and the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The wealth of […]
The 10 richest people in the Middle East, ranked
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The aviation industry’s biggest players are gathering in Dubai to strike deals and show off tech like the world’s biggest passenger plane and electric flight. Here’s what to expect.

The Dubai Air Show starts Sunday in the United Arab Emirates, bringing together the world’s largest plane, helicopter, and defence companies to make announcements and sign deals to shape the industry. The show is expecting almost 90,000 people. It is exhibiting 165 planes and will include aerial displays where passenger […]
The aviation industry’s biggest players are gathering in Dubai to strike deals and show off tech like the world’s biggest passenger plane and electric flight. Here’s what to expect.
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The life of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the emir of Dubai, poet, racehorse tycoon, and husband to Princess Haya, who is suing him in London

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum took Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from a postcolonial backwater to the global financial powerhouse it is today. Mohammed was present in 1971 when the British relinquished the seven emirates after 150 years of colonial rule. Today he’s prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and […]
The life of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the emir of Dubai, poet, racehorse tycoon, and husband to Princess Haya, who is suing him in London
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From drinking wine on a plane, to calling someone a ‘horse’ on Facebook: Here are 5 times Westerners got in trouble with Dubai’s strict legal system

The United Arab Emirates attracts millions of tourists and expats as a supposed haven of liberal Western values in the Middle East. However, the Gulf state frequently arrests foreigners for behaviours that would be considered harmless, and completely legal, in the West. Westerners have been arrested for things like social […]
From drinking wine on a plane, to calling someone a ‘horse’ on Facebook: Here are 5 times Westerners got in trouble with Dubai’s strict legal system
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Saudi minister says two of its oil tankers were attacked in UAE waters

Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers had been targeted in a “sabotage attack” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih confirmed in a statement by state-owned Saudi Press Agency that the attack occurred at 6 a.m. local time as […]
Saudi minister says two of its oil tankers were attacked in UAE waters
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RANKED: The 29 richest countries in the world

Size doesn’t always mean wealth when it comes to the world’s richest countries, according to data published in April by the International Monetary Fund. Twice a year the IMF releases a huge dump of data about the economic power of the world’s nations, with gross domestic product (GDP) per capita […]
RANKED: The 29 richest countries in the world
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Mueller is now looking into more mysterious meetings in the Seychelles

The special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly learned of several other meetings in the Seychelles that took place around the same time as one between an informal Trump campaign adviser, the Emirati crown prince, and a Russian investor linked to President Vladimir Putin. The development comes as Mueller broadens his […]
Mueller is now looking into more mysterious meetings in the Seychelles
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