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Obama to assure Saudi king of US help to counter Iranian threat
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Obama to assure Saudi king of US help to counter Iranian threat

Thursday, 3 September 2015 9:53 AM

King Salman will visit Washington to discuss concern among Gulf allies that a new nuclear deal could empower Tehran in the region

Saudi Arabia said to be in talks with US for $1bn warships deal
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Saudi Arabia said to be in talks with US for $1bn warships deal

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 8:09 PM

Sources say Gulf kingdom could reach agreement by end of year to buy two warships built by Lockheed Martin

Gold slips on firmer dollar, no benefit from equities fall
Commodities»

Gold slips on firmer dollar, no benefit from equities fall

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:34 PM

Asian stocks retreat again after Wall Street slide

Oil prices extend losses on US oil inventory
Commodities»

Oil prices extend losses on US oil inventory

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:34 PM

Market waiting for US oil stocks, factory, jobs data

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Saudi forum aims to lure US investors
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Saudi forum aims to lure US investors

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:09 PM

Investors’ forum will be held in Washington on Friday, coinciding with King Salman’s visit

Oil prices expected to recover in 2016, say analysts
Energy»

Oil prices expected to recover in 2016, say analysts

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 8:41 PM

Reuters poll of 30 experts says oil prices have fallen too far, too fast and should recover gradually over the next year

Dubai set to launch inaugural comedy festival
Arts»

Dubai set to launch inaugural comedy festival

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 2:58 PM

Trevor Noah and Dave Chappelle to headline the Dubai Comedy Festival from October 15-24

Anti-ISIL coalition falling short, says Canada PM
Politics & Economics»

Anti-ISIL coalition falling short, says Canada PM

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 12:56 PM

Harper says the US-led campaign would need "a long and sustained strategy"

Oil prices drop 3% as investors retreat from overnight gains
Commodities»

Oil prices drop 3% as investors retreat from overnight gains

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 12:18 PM

World still oversupplied with oil, says Morgan Stanley report

Gulf cities like Dubai, Doha are unprepared for the growing threat of tropical cyclones, says study
Culture & Society»

Gulf cities like Dubai, Doha are unprepared for the growing threat of tropical cyclones, says study

Monday, 31 August 2015 8:45 PM

For the Gulf the probability of cyclones "is very low but ... if you build a nuclear power plant you have to consider these things," Princeton researcher says.

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Global aviation boss Tony Tyler to retire
Transport»

Global aviation boss Tony Tyler to retire

Monday, 31 August 2015 1:50 PM

Head of the International Air Transport Association, which represents majority of airlines including the big three Gulf carriers, will step down in June

US, allies conduct 20 air strikes against ISIL- US military
Politics & Economics»

US, allies conduct 20 air strikes against ISIL- US military

Monday, 31 August 2015 11:14 AM

13 strikes in Iraq included hits on a large tactical unit and a weapons cache.

Former Apple CEO launches Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5
Gadgets»

Former Apple CEO launches Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5

Sunday, 30 August 2015 6:36 PM

Firm says phones are high quality and budget-friendly

US 'deeply disappointed' by Egyptian court sentence against Al Jazeera journalists
Media»

US 'deeply disappointed' by Egyptian court sentence against Al Jazeera journalists

Sunday, 30 August 2015 9:49 AM

Journalists were sentenced to three years in prison for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt

Dubai's Abraaj inks deal to exit stake in Peru's Condor Travel
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's Abraaj inks deal to exit stake in Peru's Condor Travel

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:04 AM

Company says it has signed an agreement with Carlyle Group; marks first secondary private equity sale in Peru


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