Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion; LNKD shares jump 47%
Microsoft announced a $26.2 billion deal
Massive infrastructure developments in MENA - South Asia
With projects worth $282.3 billion out of a total of $571 billion across the region, the Middle East is generating more value than any other region says a new report
Dubai to welcome the world at 2020 Expo
Fireworks and cheers greeted the news that Dubai will host the World Expo trade convention in 2020
Massive metro line is coming to Riyadh
The Saudi government has announced plans for what will be the world’s largest ever public transport initiative
Shell wins important Bad gas field project
Anglo-Dutch company Shell has been awarded a multi-billion pound contract to develop a gas field with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline enters next stage of construction
The presidents of Pakistan and Iraq are set to inaugurate a long-delayed gas pipeline linking the two neighbouring countries.
UK to help fund future Afghan mining operations
In a move designed to help Afghanistan exploit its huge natural resources, the UK has announced that it is to fund a £10 million mining programme.
Etihad Airways profits continue to climb
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has announced that it has tripled its full-year profits.
Qatar's GDP growth slows in third quarter
The Qatari economy expanded by 3.9 percent in the third quarter of 2012/2013, according to data released by the Qatar Statistics Authority.
Qatar Holding opens the way for Xstrata-Glencore merger
Qatar Holdings, the second largest holder of shares in mining group Xstrata has said it will back the proposed merger between it and commodities trader Glencore.