Arab investors are buying into Spanish soccer to bridge a cultural divide and find deals in the European country’s ailing economy, such as building a Marbella super-yacht harbor.
Qatar’s Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Al Thani plans to replace bookmaker William Hill Plc as jersey sponsor of his newly acquired Malaga soccer team because of his religious beliefs.
United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan warned that no one “is above the law,” when asked about the recent arrests of several pro-democracy activists.
Qatar Telecom QSC, the Persian Gulf country’s largest company in revenue, will restructure debt in the first half this year, Chairman Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani said.
Qatar is offering the highest yields in the Gulf Cooperation Council on treasury bills as the nation hosting the 2022 soccer World Cup seeks to deepen its debt market.
"The Iraqi market is about to enter a period of rapid broadband and data growth and Asiacell is well-positioned to meet the demands of the population for high quality, reliable and affordable voice and data services."
- Sheikh Abdullah on Jun 05, 2012