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HSBC Middle East completes transfer from Jersey to Dubai's DIFC
Banking & Finance»

HSBC Middle East completes transfer from Jersey to Dubai's DIFC

Thursday, 30 June 2016 3:40 PM

Banking major's transfer will attract assets valued at more than $40bn to Dubai International Financial Centre

F-Pace: Jaguar crosses over
Leisure»

F-Pace: Jaguar crosses over

Thursday, 30 June 2016 3:08 PM

The much-teased F-Pace is the British marque's first-ever SUV, but is it any good?

Qatargas inks major LNG supply deal with Pakistan for 20 years
Energy»

Qatargas inks major LNG supply deal with Pakistan for 20 years

Thursday, 30 June 2016 2:39 PM

World's biggest LNG exporter says will supply 1.3 million tonnes a year; first delivery due in 2018

Boeing said to court Emirates airline over revamped 777
Transport»

Boeing said to court Emirates airline over revamped 777

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:48 PM

Reports say US aircraft manufacturer has been quietly working on new jet to rival the A380

Oman embassy in talks to help 14 maids return to India
Politics & Economics»

Oman embassy in talks to help 14 maids return to India

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:47 PM

Indian assistant solicitor general tells Madras High Court about poor working conditions in sultanate

Meridiana to axe 396 staff as part of Qatar Airways deal
Transport»

Meridiana to axe 396 staff as part of Qatar Airways deal

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:47 PM

Italian airline agrees package of cuts required for Qatar to take 49% stake

Saudi state utility secures $1.5bn funding from Chinese bank
Banking & Finance»

Saudi state utility secures $1.5bn funding from Chinese bank

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:46 PM

Financing will be used to fund part of capital projects. says Saudi Electricity Company

Rezidor says to open two Saudi Radisson Blu hotels in Q4
Travel & Hospitality»

Rezidor says to open two Saudi Radisson Blu hotels in Q4

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:46 PM

Hospitality giant announces Radisson Blu Resort Half Moon Bay, Al Khobar and Radisson Blu Hotel, Buraidah

Kuwait said to be planning major healthcare reform
Healthcare»

Kuwait said to be planning major healthcare reform

Thursday, 30 June 2016 1:46 PM

Gulf state reportedly wants to streamline services, reduce outbound medical tourism

MidEast funds turn more positive on bonds post-Brexit vote
Markets»

MidEast funds turn more positive on bonds post-Brexit vote

Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:35 PM

Middle East stock markets coping well with prospect of Brexit, but regional economic slowdown pressuring corporate earnings

Amsterdam's fastest growing start-up announces expansion into Dubai
StartUp»

Amsterdam's fastest growing start-up announces expansion into Dubai

Thursday, 30 June 2016 11:44 AM

Bynder, with a 350% growth rate,

Olympics will come and go but Zika is here to stay, scientists say
Healthcare»

Olympics will come and go but Zika is here to stay, scientists say

Thursday, 30 June 2016 11:12 AM

Some athletes, including the world's top-ranked golfer, have said they will stay home to avoid infection because of concerns over health complications caused by Zika

Factbox: Why the Zika virus is causing alarm
Healthcare»

Factbox: Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Thursday, 30 June 2016 11:08 AM

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year

US lobby claims Qatar Airways 'received extra $10bn in gov't subsidies'
Transport»

US lobby claims Qatar Airways 'received extra $10bn in gov't subsidies'

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:50 AM

New documents indicate Gulf carriers received more subsidies than originally thought, says Partnership for Open and Fair Skies

World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell at auction
Style»

World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell at auction

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:19 AM

A 812.77 carat uncut diamond named 'The Constellation' sold for $63.1 million to a Dubai-based firm, according to media reports.


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