Elizabeth Broomhall


Location icon United Kingdom

I am a senior reporter with seven years' experience writing and editing from the Middle East and Asia. Below is a snapshot of some of the technology and business stories I have covered.

Arabia-Asia: Five Companies Find Risk and Reward In China-Mideast Trade

Moving into a new market is never easy, and no less so for Middle East and Chinese companies looking to tap into one anothers' growth. Those who dare to grow beyond their own geographical borders will no doubt encounter regulatory problems and issues recruiting a qualified workforce, not to mention a whole host of hurdles related to language and cultural differences.

Tech start-up touts 'halal Facebook'

Company aims to provide "Islam-centred" version of famous social networking site An Islamic alternative to Facebook is to be launched this July, with the hope of attracting 50m users within its first three years, Arab News reported.

Social media sites could boost Arab women's rights, report says

Arab women's use of social media remains low, according to latest Arab Social Media Report Arab women's use of social media remains low Almost three quarters of Arab social media users believe websites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube can boost women's rights in the region, according to the latest Arab Social Media Report.

HH Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi interview: Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah

The ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, speaks exclusively to Arabian Business about his expectations for the UAE's northernmost emirate following the deal with legendary Spanish football team Real Madrid Politics & Economics,Industries,Politics & Economics,GCC,Interviews,Politics