Thursday 17 January 2019

Exodus of professional workers reshaping Qatar

Five years ago Samer Habib left the United Arab Emirates and moved to Qatar where he opened a restaurant that turned a profit serving Lebanese salads and sandwiches to expats. In June, the business folded. The Europ


Slowdown leads to Western law firms' Abu Dhabi exodus

London-based Simmons & Simmons is the latest in a wave of Western law firms to shut their offices in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in the last year as low oil prices put a damper on business. The company plans to close its office in the UAE


Syrian refugee numbers hit 2m in ‘tragedy of century’

More than two million refugees have now fled Syria's civil war in human suffering unparalleled in recent history, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Of the total Syrian population of about 20 million, either inside or outside


Bahrain 'lost over $200m in recent unrest'

Bahrain has lost more than BD75 million ($200 million) due to the recent unrest, said a survey conducted  by the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Small and midsized enterprises suffered the most, and most companies are findin

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