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Egyptian court sentences 3 Al Jazeera journalists to prison
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Egyptian court sentences 3 Al Jazeera journalists to prison

Saturday, 29 August 2015 5:30 PM

Journalists working for Qatar-based TV network handed jail terms for broadcasting material harmful to Egypt

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Dubai's Abraaj inks deal to exit stake in Peru's Condor Travel
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Dubai's Abraaj inks deal to exit stake in Peru's Condor Travel

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:04 AM

Company says it has signed an agreement with Carlyle Group; marks first secondary private equity sale in Peru

Dubai's flydubai says to launch Astana flights in October
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Dubai's flydubai says to launch Astana flights in October

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:04 AM

Low-cost carrier will operate four flights a week to capital of Kazakhstan from October 26

Dubai's Nshama inks contract to build more Town Sq homes
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Dubai's Nshama inks contract to build more Town Sq homes

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:04 AM

Developer says it has signed agreement with Beaver Gulf Group to deliver Zahra and Hayat townhouses

Dubai's first Dukes branded hospitality project 80% sold
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Dubai's first Dukes branded hospitality project 80% sold

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:04 AM

Developer Seven Tides says plans to open property under British brand on Palm Jumeirah has been met with strong investor demand

MidEast firms look to cut costs, seek new markets in Q2
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MidEast firms look to cut costs, seek new markets in Q2

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:04 AM

Business confidence in region falls in second quarter but not as quickly as it fell in first three months of 2015 - survey

GCC construction contracts forecast to fall to $194bn in 2015
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GCC construction contracts forecast to fall to $194bn in 2015

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:03 AM

Value set to drop by $2bn compared to last year as cheap oil means building materials and transport costs fall

Virgin Megastore opens Saudi Arabia's biggest Apple store
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Virgin Megastore opens Saudi Arabia's biggest Apple store

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:49 AM

1,900 sq m shop opens at Red Sea Mall in Jeddah as retailer targets Saudi's growing youth population

Saudi mall starts work on $53.3m expansion project
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Saudi mall starts work on $53.3m expansion project

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:48 AM

Red Sea Mall in Jeddah will create 4,000 sq m outdoor shopping area as part of development

Bahrain beats UAE to be named top MidEast expat destination
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Bahrain beats UAE to be named top MidEast expat destination

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:48 AM

Bahrain is placed 17th most popular destination in the world in list topped by Ecuador, Mexico and Malta

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UAE's VAT plan 'unlikely to result in expat exodus'
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UAE's VAT plan 'unlikely to result in expat exodus'

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:48 AM

Links Group says move is sign of maturing market and is unlikey to deter foreign investors from setting up shop in the UAE

Dubai property prices forecast to fall further in H2
Property»

Dubai property prices forecast to fall further in H2

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:48 AM

New report says prices down 11% annually with more drops to come although rate of decline will ease

Iranian film on Prophet Mohammad stirs calls for Tehran to ban it
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Iranian film on Prophet Mohammad stirs calls for Tehran to ban it

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:48 AM

Mohammad, Messenger of God, directed by Oscar-nominated director Majid Majidi, is at $40m Iran's most expensive movie to date

Policeman killed by 'terrorist blast' in Bahrain village
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Policeman killed by 'terrorist blast' in Bahrain village

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:48 AM

Interior ministry says explosion in Shi'ite village of Karana kills policeman

Mediterranean refugee and migrant numbers pass 300,000 in 2015
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Mediterranean refugee and migrant numbers pass 300,000 in 2015

Friday, 28 August 2015 2:08 PM

More than 2,500 people have died making the crossing this year, says UN refugee agency UNHCR


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