As decades-old oil contracts expire, Arabian fields are vulnerable to more competition than was thought possible even five years ago, and the result could be a radically different global energy picture, writes Robin Mills for The National.
The Arab Spring more than two years ago left countries in the region hoping for a brighter tomorrow. But for the property sectors in several of these nations, there is little on the horizon to spur optimism, writes Lucy Barnard of The National.
Serviced apartment operators in Dubai are bracing themselves for a fall in room rates, as investors attempt to convert commercial office space into short-term let apartment blocks to take advantage of potentially high returns, writes Lucy Barnard of The National.
India's telecom sector, which is grappling with an enormous corruption scandal, slowing revenue growth, and waning profitability, could still be poised to attract fresh investment from the Middle East, writes Rebecca Bundhun of The National.