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Saudi budget carrier to lease Airbus planes for mid-2017 launch
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Saudi budget carrier to lease Airbus planes for mid-2017 launch

Monday, 16 January 2017 8:18 PM

Saudi Arabian Airlines' budget carrier Flyadeal will lease six A320s, says Airbus executive

Bahrain summons Iraqi ambassador to protest remarks on executions
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain summons Iraqi ambassador to protest remarks on executions

Monday, 16 January 2017 8:11 PM

Execution on Sunday of three men, whose attack killed three policemen, has drawn condemnation from rights groups

Saudi Arabia pledges adherence to oil cut, confident others will
Energy»

Saudi Arabia pledges adherence to oil cut, confident others will

Monday, 16 January 2017 7:52 PM

OPEC and Russia and other non-members will curtail oil output by nearly 1.8 million bpd, initially for six months

UAE set to issue new regulations to cover electric vehicles
Technology»

UAE set to issue new regulations to cover electric vehicles

Monday, 16 January 2017 6:16 PM

Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology says new system will be approved by UAE cabinet in Q1

Saudi's ACWA Power to develop new solar plant in Jordan
Energy»

Saudi's ACWA Power to develop new solar plant in Jordan

Monday, 16 January 2017 5:21 PM

Energy firm says the photovoltaic project will generate enough electricity for 12,000 households

Gaza power crisis eases as Qatar donates $12m to buy fuel
Energy»

Gaza power crisis eases as Qatar donates $12m to buy fuel

Monday, 16 January 2017 4:16 PM

For weeks, Gaza's population of 2 million has been making do with barely a few hours a day of electricity

Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50bn renewable energy programme soon
Energy»

Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50bn renewable energy programme soon

Monday, 16 January 2017 3:50 PM

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih says Riyadh will in the next few weeks start the first round of bidding for projects

Istanbul nightclub attack said to involve intelligence organisation
Culture & Society»

Istanbul nightclub attack said to involve intelligence organisation

Monday, 16 January 2017 2:30 PM

Seven Saudi citizens, three Lebanese and a Kuwaiti citizen were among the 39 killed in the attack.

Saudi's flynas confirms $8.6bn order for 80 Airbus planes
Transport»

Saudi's flynas confirms $8.6bn order for 80 Airbus planes

Monday, 16 January 2017 2:26 PM

Budget carrier places new order for 60 A320neos and upgrades an existing order for 20

Broadway musical Cats set to extend run at Dubai Opera
Arts»

Broadway musical Cats set to extend run at Dubai Opera

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:52 PM

Strong demand for tickets results in organisers adding three more nights later this month

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC shuts half of Ruwais refinery after blaze
Energy»

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC shuts half of Ruwais refinery after blaze

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:51 PM

Sources say Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has closed half the capacity at its 800,000 barrels-per-day facility

Dubai's DP World inks deal to develop Kazakh economic zone
Transport»

Dubai's DP World inks deal to develop Kazakh economic zone

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:51 PM

Port operator signs agreement to create special economic zone in the Caspian Sea city of Aktau

Oman Air says passenger dies on flight from Jeddah
Transport»

Oman Air says passenger dies on flight from Jeddah

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:51 PM

National carrier says flight 674 diverted to Riyadh after medical emergency but passenger died shortly after arrival

GCC's financial assets forecast to fall to $2.1trn by end-2017
Politics & Economics»

GCC's financial assets forecast to fall to $2.1trn by end-2017

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:50 PM

Moody's says subdued growth, challenges to fiscal reforms in Gulf leads to negative outlook for the region

Oil prices will be much more volatile in 2017, says IEA
Energy»

Oil prices will be much more volatile in 2017, says IEA

Monday, 16 January 2017 12:07 PM

Fatih Birol, executive director of IEA, said he expected 'a rebalancing of the markets within the first half of this year'


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