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Dubai's luxury house price growth flatlines in 2014
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Dubai's luxury house price growth flatlines in 2014

Friday, 6 March 2015 2:07 AM

Growth rate of 0.3% is slowest of major Gulf cities; Abu Dhabi ranked fifth in world's top 10 fastest growing prime property markets

Only 17% of hospitals accredited in Saudi's Eastern Province
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Only 17% of hospitals accredited in Saudi's Eastern Province

Thursday, 5 March 2015 2:31 PM

Just 12 of 72 government and privately-owned hospitals operating in the province have official approval - report

Mobily shares surge on hopes for indirect Saudi gov't support
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Mobily shares surge on hopes for indirect Saudi gov't support

Thursday, 5 March 2015 2:02 PM

Troubled Saudi telecom operator gets stock boost after last week's shock restatement of 2014 earnings

Revealed: The top destinations for Muslim travellers
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Revealed: The top destinations for Muslim travellers

Thursday, 5 March 2015 1:54 PM

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are in the top five but have been out-scored by Malaysia and Turkey

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Saudi human rights head defends death penalty
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Saudi human rights head defends death penalty

Thursday, 5 March 2015 1:54 PM

President of Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission tells UN Human Rights Council that capital punishment is justice for victims

Stock markets: Gulf bourses soft; ex-dividend FGB weighs on Abu Dhabi
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Stock markets: Gulf bourses soft; ex-dividend FGB weighs on Abu Dhabi

Thursday, 5 March 2015 11:53 AM

Burj Khalifa developer Emaar Properties dropped 2.2%

Saudi shipper Bahri plans $1bn sukuk to repay debt
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Saudi shipper Bahri plans $1bn sukuk to repay debt

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 2:22 PM

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia to sell 10-year sukuk which will also fund general business purposes

South Korea to build nuclear reactors for Saudi Arabia
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South Korea to build nuclear reactors for Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 1:42 PM

Memorandum of understanding could be worth $2bn; plan to build at least two reactors in Gulf kingdom

Expat arrested for ‘offensive’ Saudi temple snaps
Culture & Society»

Expat arrested for ‘offensive’ Saudi temple snaps

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:38 PM

Indian man allegedly posted photos of Kaaba being replaced by a Hinduism temple on Facebook

Saudi's Mobily says can meet all debts after earnings debacle
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Saudi's Mobily says can meet all debts after earnings debacle

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:44 AM

Saudi Arabia regulator to resume trade in Mobily shares on Thursday

Saudi Arabia's death toll from MERS reaches 400
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Saudi Arabia's death toll from MERS reaches 400

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 1:33 PM

Four more people die from deadly virus as Gulf kingdom also reports new infections

Kerry visits Riyadh to sooth fears of stronger Iran under nuclear deal
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Kerry visits Riyadh to sooth fears of stronger Iran under nuclear deal

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 1:30 PM

US Secretary of State flies to Saudi capital to reassure King Salman that nuclear deal is in kingdom's interest

Saudi calls on residents to help in crackdown on illegal expats
Culture & Society»

Saudi calls on residents to help in crackdown on illegal expats

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 12:48 PM

Inspectors will carry tablet devices to record violations electronically and quickly process penalties

Stock markets: Gulf bourses mixed, follow dividend trail
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Stock markets: Gulf bourses mixed, follow dividend trail

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 12:28 PM

Oil prices, which directly affect the prices of petrochemicals, tumbled 5%, their largest drop in a month

King Salman's spending boosts Saudi non-oil business growth
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King Salman's spending boosts Saudi non-oil business growth

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 10:16 AM

Kingdom has pledged to use its huge fiscal reserves to offset the impact of cheap oil with heavy state spending


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