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Scottish gov’t supports bid to return QE2 to UK
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Scottish gov’t supports bid to return QE2 to UK

Sunday, 5 July 2015 9:52 AM

Famous ocean liner was bought by a subsidiary of Dubai World for $100m before the recession hit

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:35 AM

Human Rights Watch applauds move by Gulf state to adopt new law giving domestic workers enforceable labour rights

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Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing
Culture & Society»

Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing

Friday, 3 July 2015 5:56 PM

Hundreds pray for unity, vowing to block any attempt to stir sectarian division a week after ISIL attack

US, Euro currency moves pose challenge to Dubai hotel profits
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US, Euro currency moves pose challenge to Dubai hotel profits

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:57 AM

New report shows average room rates slump by over 10% in May, RevPAR falls by 8.7%

Qatar's ARTIC inks deal to buy luxury Washington hotel
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Qatar's ARTIC inks deal to buy luxury Washington hotel

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:31 AM

Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company acquires St Regis Washington, DC, located close to White House

Kuwait may issue bonds to finance budget deficit
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Kuwait may issue bonds to finance budget deficit

Thursday, 2 July 2015 3:43 PM

Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh says issuing bonds is among various options being considered

'Dubai Dog City': the indoor resort dedicated to pampered pets
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'Dubai Dog City': the indoor resort dedicated to pampered pets

Thursday, 2 July 2015 9:52 AM

The newly opened $2.7m facility has luxury hotel rooms, a swimming pool, exercise parks, a supermarket and a ‘presidential suite’ – all for dogs

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Kuwait assembly approves 2015-16 budget, $27bn deficit
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Kuwait assembly approves 2015-16 budget, $27bn deficit

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 5:25 PM

Deficit assumes an oil price of $45 per barrel; expected to tighten if oil prices trade in mid-$60s range

Kuwait casts doubt over refinery project with China
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Kuwait casts doubt over refinery project with China

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 5:16 PM

Oil minister says not ready to proceed with China refinery project unless it achieves 'sufficient benefits'

Dubai named world's fourth most expensive hotel stay
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Dubai named world's fourth most expensive hotel stay

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 2:34 PM

Bloomberg index ranks emirate behind San Francisco, Geneva and Milan with average $255 cost of a night in hotel

Kuwait said to arrest two police officers in crackdown on militants
Culture & Society»

Kuwait said to arrest two police officers in crackdown on militants

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 2:34 PM

Security crackdown launched after last week's deadly bombing on a mosque claimed by ISIL

Kuwait says in 'state of war' with militant groups
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Kuwait says in 'state of war' with militant groups

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 4:50 PM

Interior minister says aware of other terrorist cells operating in country; ISIL mosque attack killed 27 last week

As it happened: Dubai airline's official response to the subsidies allegations
Transport»

As it happened: Dubai airline's official response to the subsidies allegations

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 3:58 PM

Live coverage from the press conference at the National Press Club in Washington DC, where Emirates executives will unveil the carrier's detailed rebuttal to allegations by US carriers it has received billions in subsidies from the Dubai government.

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Kuwait said to detain 60 suspected of Islamist militant links
Culture & Society»

Kuwait said to detain 60 suspected of Islamist militant links

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 2:07 PM

Gulf state reportedly also closes local charity for alleged violations in raising funds for Syrians

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey
Wellness»

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:18 AM

Research by the Sleep Cycle app found those in the UAE got the most sleep, while those in Oman got the least


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