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Saudi's King Abdullah Economic City could be completed by 2035
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Saudi's King Abdullah Economic City could be completed by 2035

Sunday, 24 May 2015 2:52 PM

Emaar Economic City CEO said the company has recorded 20% to 30% growth in its revenues over the past five years

UN appoints panel to address humanitarian funding gap
Politics & Economics»

UN appoints panel to address humanitarian funding gap

Sunday, 24 May 2015 2:30 PM

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon set up new panel which includes UAE-based businessman Badr Jafar

Open Skies 'exists for a reason', says GE boss
Transport»

Open Skies 'exists for a reason', says GE boss

Sunday, 24 May 2015 2:30 PM

Firm's head of international ops says rationale for liberalised aviation policy 'has not changed' amid ongoing dispute

Saudi king vows to punish those behind suicide attack
Culture & Society»

Saudi king vows to punish those behind suicide attack

Sunday, 24 May 2015 2:30 PM

King Salman says he is heartbroken over a suicide bombing that killed 21 people in eastern Saudi Arabia

Former UK PM says infrastructure is key to MidEast prospects
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Former UK PM says infrastructure is key to MidEast prospects

Sunday, 24 May 2015 2:07 PM

Gordon Brown says public-private partnerships needed to drive urgently needed infrastructure development

Saudi drafts law to allow women to vote for first time
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Saudi drafts law to allow women to vote for first time

Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:20 PM

The landmark decision in Jeddah aims to help “meet the needs and aspirations of all citizens”

French public back military intervention in Syria
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French public back military intervention in Syria

Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:12 PM

Sharp reversal from a 2013 survey when the majority opposed gov't plans for air strikes against Bashar Al Assad regime

Christie's denies Qatari Sheikh was buyer of $179m Picasso
Arts»

Christie's denies Qatari Sheikh was buyer of $179m Picasso

Sunday, 24 May 2015 11:56 AM

Speculation that former Qatar PM was secret buyer of Picasso's ‘Les Femmes D'Alger’ painting

Saudi-led air strikes hit military bases in Yemen
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Saudi-led air strikes hit military bases in Yemen

Sunday, 24 May 2015 10:54 AM

Yemeni gov't in exile expressed reservations about UN-led talks aimed at ending the 8-week war

UAE President orders release of 2 Qataris who posted insulting royal images online
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UAE President orders release of 2 Qataris who posted insulting royal images online

Sunday, 24 May 2015 10:38 AM

Pair released to show UAE’s keenness to strengthen ties between the two Gulf states

Saudi clerics urge calm as village hit by ISIL
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Saudi clerics urge calm as village hit by ISIL

Sunday, 24 May 2015 10:19 AM

Interior Ministry says working to root out militants

Jordan targets energy diversification with bumper investment deals
Energy»

Jordan targets energy diversification with bumper investment deals

Saturday, 23 May 2015 9:39 AM

Renewable energy, shale exploration and electric vehicle contracts form bulk of $10bn deals signed on first day of WEF

Gulf businessmen call for shake-up to cut youth unemployment
Politics & Economics»

Gulf businessmen call for shake-up to cut youth unemployment

Saturday, 23 May 2015 1:56 AM

Aramex chief Fadi Ghandour says youth unemployment is biggest challenge and biggest opportunity in region

Jordan's economy 'robust' despite regional conflict
Politics & Economics»

Jordan's economy 'robust' despite regional conflict

Friday, 22 May 2015 7:11 PM

Central bank governor says kingdom is on track to achieve an IMF-approved target of around 3.8% growth this year

WEF live blog: 'Transforming healthcare' panel debate
Politics & Economics»

WEF live blog: 'Transforming healthcare' panel debate

Friday, 22 May 2015 3:19 PM

Experts debate what shifts are needed to deliver an effective response to the region's main healthcare challenges


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