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UAE's inflation edges down from near 6-year highs
Politics & Economics»

UAE's inflation edges down from near 6-year highs

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:29 AM

February rate falls to 3.6% despite continuing upward pressure from cost of housing, utilities

Saudi's Dar al Arkan says land tax unlikely to hurt business
Construction»

Saudi's Dar al Arkan says land tax unlikely to hurt business

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:28 AM

One of kingdom's largest listed property firms unfazed by cabinet decision to impose tax on undeveloped land

Saudi's CPC inks $500m deal to build five Egypt SME cities
Construction»

Saudi's CPC inks $500m deal to build five Egypt SME cities

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:28 AM

Construction Products Holding Co signs agreement to build industrial cities for small businesses

Revealed: average GCC exec monthly salary is $11,211
Banking & Finance»

Revealed: average GCC exec monthly salary is $11,211

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:27 AM

New survey also shows that average wage rose by nearly 8% in the Gulf region last year

French firm wins deal to clean up Qatar lagoon
Construction»

French firm wins deal to clean up Qatar lagoon

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:27 AM

Egis is hired to rehabilitate Al Karaana lagoon which is raising serious environmental problems

Dubai gov't sets up new firm to develop ports around world
Transport»

Dubai gov't sets up new firm to develop ports around world

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:27 AM

P&O Ports says it has started preliminary talks with governments of Madagascar, Somaliland and Albania

Plans agreed to set up unified Arab military force
Politics & Economics»

Plans agreed to set up unified Arab military force

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:26 AM

Foreign ministers agree draft resolution to create rapid military intervention force to deal with security threats

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to beef up oil security after Yemen strikes
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to beef up oil security after Yemen strikes

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:26 AM

Moves come after warplanes from Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck rebels fighting to oust Yemen's president

Yemeni leader Hadi leaves country as Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes
Politics & Economics»

Yemeni leader Hadi leaves country as Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:25 AM

Warplanes resume bombing the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday evening, shaking whole neighbourhoods

Etihad chief issues warning over 'dark clouds of protectionism'
Transport»

Etihad chief issues warning over 'dark clouds of protectionism'

Thursday, 26 March 2015 8:23 PM

James Hogan hits out in speech the week after European, US carriers attack rapid growth of Gulf airlines

Saudi Arabia at war: Who's who in the coalition against Yemen's Houthis
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia at war: Who's who in the coalition against Yemen's Houthis

Thursday, 26 March 2015 3:53 PM

More than 10 countries have joined the military campaign including the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Qatar

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Gulf markets, economies can cope with escalating Yemen conflict
Markets»

Gulf markets, economies can cope with escalating Yemen conflict

Thursday, 26 March 2015 3:50 PM

Analysts say the GCC has almost zero economic exposure to Yemen but war would dent confidence of international investors

Kuwait raises security at oil facilities due to Yemen strikes
Energy»

Kuwait raises security at oil facilities due to Yemen strikes

Thursday, 26 March 2015 3:45 PM

State-run Kuwait Petroleum Corp says it is taking action to protect strategic interests

UAE's Etisalat halts Yemen TV channel over 'inciting programmes'
Media»

UAE's Etisalat halts Yemen TV channel over 'inciting programmes'

Thursday, 26 March 2015 3:26 PM

Telecom operator says it has taken decision to halt broadcast after Gulf nations launch warplanes against Houthis

Nigeria's military detains two Al Jazeera reporters
Media»

Nigeria's military detains two Al Jazeera reporters

Thursday, 26 March 2015 2:13 PM

Qatari TV network says journalists have been held in northeast city of Maiduguri since Tuesday


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