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Suicide bomber strikes at Saudi Shi'ite mosque, casualties reported
Culture & Society»

Suicide bomber strikes at Saudi Shi'ite mosque, casualties reported

Friday, 22 May 2015 2:17 PM

Witnesses describe huge explosion at the Imam Ali mosque in the village of al-Qadeeh

'We must not be sidetracked by regional turmoil', says Jordan's king
Politics & Economics»

'We must not be sidetracked by regional turmoil', says Jordan's king

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:57 PM

Despite Jordan's challenges, the country is set to grow at close to 4% during 2015, says King Abdullah II

Jordan's king reveals $20bn investment opportunities at summit
Politics & Economics»

Jordan's king reveals $20bn investment opportunities at summit

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:29 PM

King Abdullah II says projects will be delivered via public private partnerships; part of new 10-year economic plan

DP World extends Race to Dubai golf sponsorship deal
Sport»

DP World extends Race to Dubai golf sponsorship deal

Friday, 22 May 2015 9:05 AM

Port operator adds further five years to sponsorship agreement for DP World Tour Championship

Qatar Executive expands deal to buy Gulfstream jets
Transport»

Qatar Executive expands deal to buy Gulfstream jets

Friday, 22 May 2015 9:05 AM

Business jet division of Qatar Airways will purchase total of 30 aircraft, up from 20 in initial agreement

Saudi business optimism for Q2 prospects falls - survey
Politics & Economics»

Saudi business optimism for Q2 prospects falls - survey

Friday, 22 May 2015 8:50 AM

Dun & Bradstreet Business Optimism Index shows drop in confidence in both oil and non-oil sectors amid continuing oil price volatility

UAE's Mubadala says Thai oil field to start production in June
Energy»

UAE's Mubadala says Thai oil field to start production in June

Friday, 22 May 2015 8:50 AM

Mubadala Petroleum chief exec outlines plan for its 10,000 barrels-per-day Nong Yao oil field in Thailand

Dubai's Abraaj invests $30m in fund to help regional SMEs
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's Abraaj invests $30m in fund to help regional SMEs

Friday, 22 May 2015 8:50 AM

Company says it is a cornerstone investor in Auvest fund to suppport small businesses in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia

Cirque du Soleil-type troupe to boost Mall of Qatar footfall
Retail»

Cirque du Soleil-type troupe to boost Mall of Qatar footfall

Friday, 22 May 2015 8:49 AM

General manager of the $1bn shopping mall reveals how entertainment will be used to differentiate it in retail market

Abu Dhabi Int'l upgrades baggage handling systems
Transport»

Abu Dhabi Int'l upgrades baggage handling systems

Friday, 22 May 2015 8:49 AM

Improvement works in Terminals 1 and 3 are part of plan to enhance airport facilities ahead of Midfield Terminal Building completion

Qatar's PSG named the best paid team in world sport
Sport»

Qatar's PSG named the best paid team in world sport

Friday, 22 May 2015 2:17 AM

New Global Sports Salaries Survey reveals average $8.3m salary for players; Abu Dhabi's Man City are third in global list

Etihad says to file subsidies dispute response to US gov't by end-May
Transport»

Etihad says to file subsidies dispute response to US gov't by end-May

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:15 AM

Abu Dhabi airline hits back in ongoing row with US carriers with new report debunking claims that it is harming competition

ENOC appeals to Dragon Oil investors with 735p-a-share offer
Energy»

ENOC appeals to Dragon Oil investors with 735p-a-share offer

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:15 AM

Emirates National Oil Co goes public with offer to buy out minority shareholders of Turkmenistan-focused oil firm

Al Barari unveils new luxury apartments at Dubai project
Property»

Al Barari unveils new luxury apartments at Dubai project

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:15 AM

Developer launches Ashjar 2, a collection of 84 exclusive residences in Dubai; prices start at $598,965

Better Iran relations 'could transform Dubai office market'
Property»

Better Iran relations 'could transform Dubai office market'

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:14 AM

Cluttons says international businesses would hub any Iran ops out of Dubai if global relations with Iran normalises


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