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UAE's ADNOC says no timeframe for decision on onshore concession
Energy»

UAE's ADNOC says no timeframe for decision on onshore concession

Monday, 20 April 2015 8:02 PM

Total of nine firms have bid for stakes in the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations concession

Saudi's Tasnee to cut costs, revise contracts after Q1 loss
Industries»

Saudi's Tasnee to cut costs, revise contracts after Q1 loss

Monday, 20 April 2015 6:54 PM

National Industrialization Co posts a net loss of more than $88m in the three months to March 31

Saudi border guard killed, two others wounded in Yemen
Culture & Society»

Saudi border guard killed, two others wounded in Yemen

Monday, 20 April 2015 5:03 PM

Gulf kingdom's interior ministry confirms fatality during heavy gun and mortar fire from Yemen

British plane spotters said to be released from UAE jail
Culture & Society»

British plane spotters said to be released from UAE jail

Monday, 20 April 2015 4:21 PM

Wife of one of the men arrested near Fujairah Airport in February says charges have been dropped - report

Aldar launches three new residential projects in Abu Dhabi
Construction»

Aldar launches three new residential projects in Abu Dhabi

Monday, 20 April 2015 3:33 PM

Developer says it is planning to build more than 2,000 new homes across West Yas, Mayan and Meera projects

Two Omani investment firms agree merger plan
Banking & Finance»

Two Omani investment firms agree merger plan

Monday, 20 April 2015 3:13 PM

Oman National Investment Corp Holding and Ominvest still requires approval from shareholders

Female entrepreneurs to foster UAE-France business ties
StartUp»

Female entrepreneurs to foster UAE-France business ties

Monday, 20 April 2015 2:49 PM

UAE and French businesses set to benefit from a variety of events aimed at providing opportunities to boost business networks.

Emaar rolls out new Dubai Trolley tram system
Transport»

Emaar rolls out new Dubai Trolley tram system

Monday, 20 April 2015 2:21 PM

First phase covers 1km route in Downtown Dubai and includes three stations

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Kuwait mulls plan for same tax for local, foreign firms
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait mulls plan for same tax for local, foreign firms

Monday, 20 April 2015 1:59 PM

Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh also says there are no plans to introduce income tax for individuals

French weapons arrive in Lebanon in $3bn Saudi-funded deal
Politics & Economics»

French weapons arrive in Lebanon in $3bn Saudi-funded deal

Monday, 20 April 2015 1:44 PM

Arms will bolster the Lebanese army's fight against militants encroaching from neighbouring Syria

F1 supremo hints Qatar is unlikely to join race calendar
Sport»

F1 supremo hints Qatar is unlikely to join race calendar

Monday, 20 April 2015 1:25 PM

Bernie Ecclestone appears to dash Qatar's hopes of joining the Formula One circuit in the near future

Oil price slump hits demand for Abu Dhabi offices in Q1
Property»

Oil price slump hits demand for Abu Dhabi offices in Q1

Monday, 20 April 2015 1:25 PM

New CBRE report says rents rise by 3% despite emergence of more challenging market conditions

Egyptian court sentences 11 to death over football riot
Politics & Economics»

Egyptian court sentences 11 to death over football riot

Monday, 20 April 2015 11:49 AM

s/f The 2012 riot saw 74 killed, more than 1,000 injured in Egypt’s deadliest football violence

Yemen's Houthi leader accuses Saudi Arabia of seeking to invade
Politics & Economics»

Yemen's Houthi leader accuses Saudi Arabia of seeking to invade

Monday, 20 April 2015 10:23 AM

Saudi air campaign has mostly failed to reverse recent gains by Houthi guerrillas alongside Yemeni army allies

ISIL shot and beheaded 30 people in Libya
Politics & Economics»

ISIL shot and beheaded 30 people in Libya

Monday, 20 April 2015 10:21 AM

A video was released showing men beheaded and shot dead on a beach


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