Sultan on why the best thing for everybody everywhere is a high oil price.
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It wasn’t all bad blood between the Arabs and the Jews; in fact, there were stories of heroism that have gone unreported and unnoticed in the Arab media. Read more »
In no other region of the world does the tired old cliché that “behind every great man is a great woman” hold more true than in the Middle East. And yet women have not always played a role only from behind the curtains that are their men but have also occasionally stepped up to share the burden and privilege of leading their people. Read more »
Everyone should be treated equally when dealing with corruption, says Sultan in this important article. Read more »
There are two kinds of ghost stocks in the Gulf: those that are actually listed but whose equity is so tightly controlled by a single family or two that they are rarely, if ever, traded; or those that are heavily traded but have a faint shadowy presence in real life. Why are companies that don’t trade listed? Read more »
Clearly the UAE authorities were not prepared for such a fast pace of development. For a country that proudly claims to have US$500 billion worth of real estate projects under development, it is high time for the federal government to enact serious nationwide laws and regulations that will set this haphazard industry straight. Why UAE real estate is in real need of some sanity right now. Read more »