Apartments available in Zig Zag Towers, The Pearl and West Bay

A gorgeous apartment with an even more gorgeous view is available in Lagoona at Zig Zag Towers and is listed at $439,536. This 1,033-square-foot apartment  features a fully-equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Doha and the West Bay Lagoon. There also are built-in wardrobes in each of the bedrooms and in the living room area. Read More »

Qatar Investment Authority buys stake in Empire State Realty Trust

The Qatar Investment Authority, Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, made a sizable investment last month in a real estate investment trust with assets that include the Empire State Building in New York. The move has generated some rather mild national press, but it is attracting scrutiny from some who have questions about this kind of foreign investment in U.S. infrastructure. Read More »

Sany Port Machinery secures $7.5 million order at Saudi Arabia's King Abdul Aziz Port

Sany Port Machinery recently won an order for 31 units of mobile port machinery for King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The deal is valued at $7.5 million. As per the agreement, Sany will deliver forklifts, reach stackers, containment handlers and special attachments for handling steel pipes, steel coils and other bulk cargo to Dammam. Read More »

Kuwait, Switzerland agree to strengthen development cooperation

Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, first deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Kuwait, and Swiss Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter agreed to work more closely on development cooperation during recent foreign policy consultations in Bern. They also talked about the Gulf region’s stability and how conflicts must be resolved through dialogue and negotiations. Read More »

Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority board wraps up third meeting of 2016

The Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s (TRA) board of directors recently wrapped up its third meeting of the year. The board discussed key issues covering telecommunications and noted the growth of the telecommunications sector in the kingdom. Board members also commended TRA’s efforts to sustain a healthy telecommunications environment. Read More »

Dubai Chamber honors the achievements of Emirati women

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry honored Emirati women for their contributions to the development of the United Arab Emirates at a gathering Sunday celebrating Emirati Women’s Day, which was initiated by Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, supreme chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and president of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood. Read More »