Pumping his fist into the Paris air, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, an Abu Dhabi royal, celebrated the award of the 2020 World Expo to Dubai. A Dubai counterpart returned the favor three weeks later, hailing Abu Dhabi’s role in securing the event.
Bayern Munich passed Manchester United to become soccer’s third-richest club by sales as Real Madrid kept the title of the sport’s richest club for a record ninth straight year, according to research by Deloitte LP.
A convertible debt deal struck during the 2008 financial crisis led by billionaire Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi is set to trigger a contest for a slice of a $19 billion natural gas project.
The United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said his country stands with Bahrain’s government, which for days has been facing popular protest, Khaleej Times reported.