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Former Lebanese finance minister appointed as IMF's MidEast director
Banking & Finance»

Former Lebanese finance minister appointed as IMF's MidEast director

Sunday, 4 December 2016 11:24 AM

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde appoints Jihad Azour as director of the Middle East and Central Asia department

Iran's supreme court upholds billionaire's death sentence on corruption charges
Culture & Society»

Iran's supreme court upholds billionaire's death sentence on corruption charges

Sunday, 4 December 2016 10:20 AM

Zanjani had for years helped circumvent sanctions by arranging billions of dollars of oil deals through a network of companies stretching from Turkey to Malaysia and the UAE

France, UAE launch $100m fund to protect heritage sites in conflict areas
Politics & Economics»

France, UAE launch $100m fund to protect heritage sites in conflict areas

Sunday, 4 December 2016 9:44 AM

Fund will be used to create "safe havens" for endangered artifacts and to transport and restore monuments damaged by war

Dubai's DP World inks deal for $3.7bn port investment venture
Transport»

Dubai's DP World inks deal for $3.7bn port investment venture

Saturday, 3 December 2016 7:09 PM

Port operator says it has partnered with US pension fund giant to invest in ports and terminals globally

UAE's Etihad named world best airline at 'aviation Oscars'
Transport»

UAE's Etihad named world best airline at 'aviation Oscars'

Saturday, 3 December 2016 11:28 AM

Abu Dhabi flag carrier wins top award for eighth consecutive year; also takes home prize for best First Class service

Dubai's dnata inks deal to buy stake in Toronto cargo ops
Transport»

Dubai's dnata inks deal to buy stake in Toronto cargo ops

Saturday, 3 December 2016 10:51 AM

Air services provider reaches agreement for 50% interest in Canada’s GTA Aviation's Toronto airport operations

UAE, Serbia eye closer links in tourism, agriculture, construction
Politics & Economics»

UAE, Serbia eye closer links in tourism, agriculture, construction

Saturday, 3 December 2016 10:51 AM

Officials from both countries hold talks in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways of expanding economic relations

Abu Dhabi's ADIB says $500m sukuk repaid in full
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's ADIB says $500m sukuk repaid in full

Saturday, 3 December 2016 10:50 AM

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank says Islamic bond repaid from own resources, reflects 'strong liquidity position'

UAE hotel rates in October slump to lowest level since 2005
Travel & Hospitality»

UAE hotel rates in October slump to lowest level since 2005

Saturday, 3 December 2016 10:47 AM

Latest data from STR reveals October was 22nd consecutive month of year-over-year average daily rate decreases

Oil prices may flatline in 2017 on high inventories, says Fitch
Energy»

Oil prices may flatline in 2017 on high inventories, says Fitch

Saturday, 3 December 2016 12:48 AM

Ratings agency says it is likely to be 2020 at least until prices return to long-term equilibrium price of $65 per barrel

UAE's Gulf Capital may sell some investments late next year
Banking & Finance»

UAE's Gulf Capital may sell some investments late next year

Saturday, 3 December 2016 12:48 AM

Private equity firm does not name stakes it is planning to offload, says appealing to global strategic buyers

Dubai's ENOC says to build 54 service stations by 2020
Retail»

Dubai's ENOC says to build 54 service stations by 2020

Saturday, 3 December 2016 12:48 AM

Emirates National Oil Co kicks off expansion plan with opening of new gas statioin in Dubai International Academic City

Tech firm HTC launches UAE e-commerce shop, Saudi roll-out to follow
Retail»

Tech firm HTC launches UAE e-commerce shop, Saudi roll-out to follow

Saturday, 3 December 2016 12:47 AM

Smartphone firm announces first HTC e-commerce site in the Middle East and Africa region

UAE's Zulekha opens first Indian hospital in $43m deal
Healthcare»

UAE's Zulekha opens first Indian hospital in $43m deal

Saturday, 3 December 2016 12:47 AM

Zulekha Hospitals Group announces opening of Alexis Multi-Speciality Hospital in Nagpur

Average Sharjah rents still 38% cheaper than 2008 peaks
Property»

Average Sharjah rents still 38% cheaper than 2008 peaks

Saturday, 3 December 2016 12:47 AM

Asteco report says property markets across Northern Emirates remain stable, new supply keeping rates from rising rapidly


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