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Access: Middle East: Episodes

  • Khaled Salmeen al Kawari, CEO and managing director of Kizad, explains how the group is working on the Abu Dhabi's Economic Plan 2030 - created to diversify the Emirate's economy.

  • Kizad developed 'plug and play' model: CEO     Sunday, 7 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Khaled Salmeen al Kawari, CEO and managing director of Kizad, says that the group allows new ventures in Abu Dhabi to "plug and play" by providing the infrastructure and legal framework they need.

  • Kizad CEO: 'The market is very solid'     Sunday, 7 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Kizad combines an off-shore port and an integrated industrial zone allowing 100 percent foreign-owned businesses to operate. CEO and managing director, Khaled Salmeen al Kawari, discusses the outlook.

  • Omar Alghanim responds to hacking allegations     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Private family matters "ought to stay within the family", Omar Alghanim, CEO of Alghanim Industries tells CNBC about the feud between his father and his uncle over the division of the business.

  • Alghanim Industries' consumer facing businesses are the most exciting aspect of the business, says Omar Alghanim, CEO of Alghanim Industries.

  • Omar Alghanim, CEO of Alghanim Industries, says Kuwait is going through some "teething pains" at the moment but that the country has a "very stable" political system.

  • Agility 'very confident' going forward: CEO     Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Tarek Sultan, CEO of Agility, discusses the group's on-going legal case with the U.S. government and how the company is "refocusing" on emerging markets.

  • Why Agility is bullish on Iraq     Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Agility is very bullish on opportunities in Iraq explains Tarek Sultan, CEO of Agility, as the country has a "history of under-investment" and a lot of pent-up demand.

  • Agility CEO on Asian growth targets     Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Agility CEO, Tarek Sultan tells CNBC that its outlook for Asian emerging markets is very bullish and that it has "ambitious growth objectives" for the coming years in the region.

  • The opportunity for Agility to tap into the China story "will only increase" says Tarek Sultan, CEO of Agility - in particular due to China's investment in Africa.

  • Is Kuwait's public sector too large?     Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Tarek Sultan, CEO of Agility, says Kuwait needs to invest in its education and infrastructure. He also comments on the size of the country's public sector.

  • Kuwait regulation: 'Too much, too soon'?     Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Agility CEO, Tarek Sultan, comments on the latest Kuwaiti corporate governance laws and on the investment climate in the country.

  • Dubai property market still sparkling...for now Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:21 AM ET

    Dubai's largest developer Emaar Properties reported a 29 percent increase in net income late on Monday, missing expectations.

  • Zain CEO on relationship with shareholders     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Kuwait Investment Authority has a big stake in Zain. Scott Gegenheimer, CEO of Zain talks to CNBC about their relationship but also about the recent Kuwait governmental struggles.

  • Zain trying to expand regional footprint: CEO     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Zain is trying to expand its regional footprint by looking at other telco companies but also at areas the group is not in today, such as data centers and fibre, Scott Gegenheimer, CEO of Zain tells CNBC.

  • 'Expect a lot of growth' from Iraq: Zain CEO     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    There are a lot of potential opportunities for growth in Iraq, says Zain CEO, Scott Gegenheimer, adding that at the moment, the regulatory environment is "slowing things down".

  • Saudi Arabia: Should Zain still be bullish?     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Zain has "invested heavily" in Saudi Arabia to turn its business around. But the environment and competition are tough, Zain CEO, Scott Gegenheimer says, wishing the local regulator was more supportive.

  • Why Zain is not focusing on sub-Saharan Africa     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    The sale of Zain┬┐s stakes in firms in sub-Saharan Africa was "the right decision", says Scott Gegenheimer, Zain CEO. Profitability and the ability to grow the business are better in the MENA region, he explained.

  • Can telcos compete with OTT apps?     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    The industry is still trying to work out how to make money from Over The Top content applications, Scott Gegenheimer, CEO of Zain, tells CNBC.

  • Surviving the Kuwaiti summer     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    For an expat, the Kuwaiti summer is tough, the CEO of Zain, Scott Gegenheimer tells CNBC, adding that when he retires, he is unlikely to stay in the country.

 

Showtimes

Show Airs Every Fortnight

CNBC in the UAE (OrbitSN) UAE Times

Wednesday 20.00

Friday 01.00

Saturday 10.00 & 15.30

Sunday 15.30 & 19.30


CNBC in EMEA CET Times

Thursday 23.00

Saturday 08.00 & 13.30

Sunday 13.30 & 17.30


CNBC World EST Times

Monday 21.30

Saturday 19.00

Sunday 07.00


CNBC in Asia-Pacific SIN/HK Times

Saturday 17:30

Sunday 08.30 & 20:30