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New Abu Dhabi cruise terminal slated for 2016 opening
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New Abu Dhabi cruise terminal slated for 2016 opening

Friday, 19 September 2014 1:09 AM

Ground clearance work for the new terminal has started; will also feature shops, restaurants, offices

Earnings prospects for GCC banks 'healthy', says S&P
Banking & Finance»

Earnings prospects for GCC banks 'healthy', says S&P

Friday, 19 September 2014 1:09 AM

Ratings agency expects to see improving asset quality and falling credit losses for most Gulf banks

Damac inks deal to rename Dubai Metro's Marina station
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Damac inks deal to rename Dubai Metro's Marina station

Friday, 19 September 2014 1:09 AM

Dubai property giant is latest corporate entity to buy naming rights to stations on the Dubai Metro network

Work on Dubai's $9.5bn Desert Rose City to start in 2016
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Work on Dubai's $9.5bn Desert Rose City to start in 2016

Friday, 19 September 2014 1:08 AM

Dubai Municipality official reportedly says tenders for phase 1 of sustainable city will be issued next year

UAE's Ithmar Capital picks banks for $436m Dubai float
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UAE's Ithmar Capital picks banks for $436m Dubai float

Friday, 19 September 2014 1:08 AM

Sources say private equity firm has chosen Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank to manage flotation

Dubai, Doha ready to host Olympics, says OCA chief
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Dubai, Doha ready to host Olympics, says OCA chief

Friday, 19 September 2014 1:08 AM

President of Olympic Council of Asia says both cities are capable of being hosts but admits they would face criticsm

Bahrain releases prominent human rights activist awaiting trial
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain releases prominent human rights activist awaiting trial

Friday, 19 September 2014 1:08 AM

Ministry of Interior says Maryam al-Khawaja has been freed amid international criticism of her treatment

Etihad says on track to raise $2bn in loans in 2014
Banking & Finance»

Etihad says on track to raise $2bn in loans in 2014

Thursday, 18 September 2014 4:54 PM

Abu Dhabi-based airline says financing will fund equity investments and aircraft purchases

Industries Qatar shelves multi-billion dollar petchems project
Energy»

Industries Qatar shelves multi-billion dollar petchems project

Thursday, 18 September 2014 4:24 PM

Gulf's second-largest petrochemicals firm says Al Sejeel complex on hold; studying new scheme instead

Cheaper oil 'no big threat' to Gulf economies, say analysts
Politics & Economics»

Cheaper oil 'no big threat' to Gulf economies, say analysts

Thursday, 18 September 2014 3:42 PM

Huge financial reserves in region arre expected to cushion countries from impact of lower oil price

ISIS threat 'will affect region's economy'
Politics & Economics»

ISIS threat 'will affect region's economy'

Thursday, 18 September 2014 2:03 PM

The Italian ambassador to Saudi Arabia has warned if ISIS is not contained soon, investors will be turned off the Middle East

Dubai regulator imposes curbs on local Espirito Santo bank
Banking & Finance»

Dubai regulator imposes curbs on local Espirito Santo bank

Thursday, 18 September 2014 2:02 PM

Dubai Financial Services Authority takes action after Portuguese group ran into financial problems

UAE's Mubadala says H1 profit is up by 23%
Banking & Finance»

UAE's Mubadala says H1 profit is up by 23%

Thursday, 18 September 2014 2:02 PM

Abu Dhabi state-owned investment fund says performance aided by higher income from joint ventures

US House votes to arm Syrian rebels
Politics & Economics»

US House votes to arm Syrian rebels

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:17 PM

Questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat ISIL militants.

Measles vaccination campaign halted in northern Syria after 15 children die
Healthcare»

Measles vaccination campaign halted in northern Syria after 15 children die

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:07 PM

Tragedy likely to damage trust in health services in opposition-held areas


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