The Emirates Mars mission, named the Hope probe, has made the UAE the first Arab country and the fifth globally to reach the red planet.
The Dubai Health Authority defends its pandemic response strategy after a recent run-up in cases.
“What has happened in Dubai did not need to happen,” an immunology professor told CNBC. “They have brought the virus in.”
Mudassir Sheikha of Careem discusses the company's 0% commission model for food delivery. He says this business model of paying a fixed monthly fee will work for all stakeholders, including restaurants.
Recovery will be varied and based largely on countries' investments and strategies for vaccine distribution, the IMF's Jihad Azour told CNBC.
Christopher Payne of Peninsula Real Estate says Dubai's tighter Covid measures are not a "hugely significant move," but send a signal that residents need to be careful. He also says the UAE is not a "super-spreader country" as some nations seem to be suggesting.
Specific details of the new policy are yet to be seen, but it has the potential to spur greater investment in the UAE long term, experts say.
The Trump-era arms sales are historic: they would represent the most advanced and most classified American weapons systems ever sold to Arab allies.
Dubai relies heavily on tourism and has resisted another lockdown since reopening for business and tourism last summer.
Leaders in the UAE and Israel express support for Donald Trump's "maximum pressure" campaign on Iran as President Joe Biden takes office.
Some scientists have expressed concern over Sputnik V's rapid rollout across Russia before phase 3 trials were completed.
More than 1.8 million people in the UAE have already received the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine — more than quadruple the per capita vaccination rate in the U.S.
The UAE's Assistant Minister for Culture and Public Diplomacy, Omar Saif Ghobash, weighs in on the "Abraham Accords," normalizing relations with Qatar and whether a rapprochement with Iran is next on the agenda.
Qatar Financial Centre has targeted $25 billion of foreign direct investment inflows by 2022, its CEO Yousuf Al-Jaida told CNBC in an exclusive interview.
Yousuf Al-Jaida of the Qatar Financial Centre says the end of the blockade on Qatar is a "historic moment" that will bring more travel and more access to markets in the region. He says he's "very optimistic" about more foreign direct investment inflows coming into Doha.
Brits flooded Dubai resorts to escape the harsh U.K. winter lockdown, triggered by the discovery of a rapidly spreading new coronavirus strain.
Tariq Bin Hendi, director-general of the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), discusses how Abu Dhabi's financially sustainable ecosystem can facilitate start-ups and what they can expect in terms of support.
The Al-Ula declaration resolves all of the outstanding issues that Qatar and other Arab nations had, said Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud, Saudi's foreign minister.
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Google Cloud and Saudi Aramco will partner to deliver cloud infrastructure to Saudi Arabia, as Covid-19 accelerates rapid digital adoption in the Gulf.