Paul Griffiths of Dubai Airports says quarantines, Covid-19 testing and other travel protocols are not well-coordinated across the world, and stand in the way of getting back to "life as we would like to know it again."
The coordination of three things — testing, travel protocol and quarantines — is the "essential next step" in getting the world moving again, according to Paul Griffiths of Dubai Airports.
Iran will more easily be able to sell weapons to its proxies, analysts say, including Lebanon's Hezbollah and the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The International Monetary Fund sees oil staying in the $40 to $50 range next year, and it downgraded its outlook for the Middle East economic recovery.
The rial's nosedive comes as new sanctions from the Trump administration, enacted last Thursday, came down on 18 major Iranian banks.
The CEO urged government bailouts for airlines, warning that "the worst is not behind any airline, not only Qatar Airways."
U.S. sanctions against Turkey "are becoming a distinct possibility," one analyst told CNBC.
Dubai has suffered as the pandemic has decimated air travel and tourism, as well as other sectors like construction and real estate.
Noor Sweid, general partner at Global Ventures, discusses what sectors the coronavirus pandemic has helped to accelerate in the Middle East region, including logistics and digital health care.
Dubai state carrier Emirates Airline will serve all of its 143 destinations by the summer of 2021, with the frequency of flights depending on demand, said Chief Operating Officer Adel al-Redha.
Despite the global pandemic, Dubai has seen "impressive levels" of real estate transactions over the past few months, Aqil Kazim of Nakheel said last week.
Dubai property developer Nakheel says the company has seen "impressive" levels of real estate activity in the last few months despite severe pressure brought on by the impact of the coronavirus.
The U.S. and China are also launching their own Mars missions — expected to reach the planet's orbit around the same time as the Hope probe.
Famous destinations around the world are reopening. Here's what it's like to visit some of the top attractions in New York, London, Dubai, India and Italy.
The controversy surrounding cheap migrant labor in the oil-rich Gulf states has intensified during the coronavirus pandemic.
Dubai is betting on travelers for an economic boost despite low worldwide travel volumes and scorching Gulf summer weather.
Dubai is reopening to tourists months after borders were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, weighs in on strategies that have been used to keep the city "top of mind" as a travel destination.
Nader Museitif from Hub71 discusses how the UAE can stay competitive in the Middle East start-up space amid the backdrop of the coronavirus crisis.
Mohammed al-Muallem of DP World discusses food security and the UAE's return to "normalcy" amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Fahad al-Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI, says the city has fundamentals that are resilient despite challenges. He also says the emirate has to work closely with investors to support announced FDI projects, which are seeing low realization due to the coronavirus pandemic.