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Saudi rights lawyer detained by authorities, says wife
Culture & Society»

Saudi rights lawyer detained by authorities, says wife

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 7:42 PM

Waleed Abu al-Khair said to have been detain after court appearance on sedition charges

Bahrain's largest lender eyes $5bn sale, merger deal
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's largest lender eyes $5bn sale, merger deal

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 6:13 PM

Sources say Ahli United Bank is evaluating sale or merger with a strategic peer

Qatar's QIB posts 15% rise in Q1 net profit
Banking & Finance»

Qatar's QIB posts 15% rise in Q1 net profit

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 6:06 PM

Qatar Islamic Bank, the Gulf state's largest sharia-compliant lender, makes $92m profit in three-month period

Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters
Politics & Economics»

Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 4:34 PM

Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to three years in jail related to protests held in October

Dubai's Nakheel invites bids for Palm Boardwalk project
Construction»

Dubai's Nakheel invites bids for Palm Boardwalk project

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 3:44 PM

Construction firms to bid for contract to design and build 11km project on Palm Jumeirah

Alex Ferguson to auction part of his wine collection
Gourmet»

Alex Ferguson to auction part of his wine collection

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 3:25 PM

Manchester United legend is also set to sell some memorabilia in $5m sale

Abu Dhabi's TAQA begins gas storage at new Dutch facility
Energy»

Abu Dhabi's TAQA begins gas storage at new Dutch facility

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 3:09 PM

Company starts injecting natural gas into its partially built Bergermeer storage facility in The Netherlands

Infiniti hybrid model launches in the MidEast
Cars & Boats»

Infiniti hybrid model launches in the MidEast

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 3:03 PM

The range includes a system designed to alert the driver to possible collisions ahead

HSBC Bank Oman says sale agreed for Indian business
Banking & Finance»

HSBC Bank Oman says sale agreed for Indian business

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 3:01 PM

Omani lender inks agreement with Qatar's Doha Bank; says all staff will be transferred on completion of deal

Dubai's Zuma confirms ban on cigar smoking
Gourmet»

Dubai's Zuma confirms ban on cigar smoking

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 2:19 PM

Popular restaurant and bar brand says cigar ban extended to evenings; cigarette smoking will still be allowed

Bahrain wants closer ties with Russia
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain wants closer ties with Russia

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:54 PM

Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa praises Russia, keen to step up economic and political ties

Abu Dhabi's Man City pay highest salaries in world sport
Sport»

Abu Dhabi's Man City pay highest salaries in world sport

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:53 PM

New survey by Sportingintelligence says average first team pay has been calculated at $8.9m per year

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Emirates to appeal against Milan-New York route ban
Transport»

Emirates to appeal against Milan-New York route ban

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:52 PM

Airline wins temporary suspension of ban, pending the outcome of an appeal process

Hong Kong's Langham set to make Dubai hotel debut
Travel & Hospitality»

Hong Kong's Langham set to make Dubai hotel debut

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:52 PM

Hotel operator says it will launch 323-room resort on Palm Jumeirah in 2015; its first property in the Middle East

Zain Saudi says losses narrow during Q1
Technology»

Zain Saudi says losses narrow during Q1

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:52 PM

Telecom operator cuts costs and sees revenue from data surge during three months to March 31


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