Mumtalakat owns a large stake in British automaker McLaren. In an exclusive interview with CNBC, the firm's chief executive Mahmood Al Kooheji admits that while not a "trophy" asset, the investment has yet to fully live up to its potential.
Dubai's police supercars can be seen patrolling the streets of the emirate. Here's how law enforcement deals with tourists who break the law.
Mumtalakat portfolio includes Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest aluminium smelters in the world. Mahmood Al Kooheji, chief executive of the Bahrain sovereign wealth fund, unveils what else is in the pipeline. Plus, how the political turmoil has affected the economy since 2011.
Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Tourism, says the country wants to welcome everyone, but visitors need to be mindful of the laws and cultural traditions.
The chief executive of Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund, Mumtalakat Holding Company, said a sale of the luxury sports car group was still an option.
Despite being a Muslim country, Dubai has one of the hottest nightclub scenes. CNBC looks at how the country operates its nightlife.
The vice-chairman of Kuwait Projects Co remains positive on the longer-term outlook for Iraq.
Dubai was hit hard by the global economic crisis in 2009 with major projects halted, but the emirate has since bounced back with tourist numbers set to boom.
Kuwait Projects Co (KIPCO) is one of the biggest diversified holding companies in the MENA region. Faisal Al Ayyar, the firm's Vice Chairman, criticizes Kuwait's low productivity, and says its oil wealth turned into a curse.
Once a desert emirate, Dubai has transformed itself into one of the world's top luxury holiday hotspots. But how has it been able to transform?
King Abdullah II of Jordan discusses the country's investment in renewables and how it is moving to a more sustainable energy mix.
In exclusive interview with CNBC, Faisal Al Ayyar, Vice Chairman of KIPCO, reflects on the firm's core subsidiaries, expansion plans and the situation in Iraq.
Europe's tech sector is gaining momentum with its "high concentration of talent", which is "fuelled by passion".
KIPCO Vice Chairman Faisal Al Ayyar looks back at the day when Iraqi soldiers marched into the capital in 1990, and how it affected the business. Plus, why opportunities for foreign investors in the oil-rich nation remain limited.
Find out more about the next steps for the $93 billion game industry, from game practices to entry into the cloud.
Egypt's economy is suffering from record unemployment and one of the highest budget deficits in the region. Hisham Ezz Al-Arab, chairman of Commercial International Bank (CIB), lays out the country's challenges.
Hisham Ezz Al-Arab, CIB chairman responds to the recent hype around Islamic finance, and looks back at the first few weeks of Egypt's uprising in 2011.
Today CIB is Egypt's largest private sector bank with over 5,400 employees. In an exclusive interview with CNBC, the bank's chairman, Hisham Ezz Al-Arab, explains how he is keeping the bank profitable.
The first telegraph line from Cairo to Alexandria was inaugurated in 1854 and with it came the birth of Telecom Egypt. The firm's CEO, Mohamed El-Nawawy, discusses the potential of being the country's fourth mobile phone operator, and what he plans to do with the stake in Vodafone Egypt.
Worldwide, undersea cables carry 99% of intercontinental internet traffic and one of the busiest hubs is in Egypt. CNBC gains exclusive access to the country's strategic "TE North" facilities, and takes a closer look at where the company is moving next.