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Saudi Arabia says intercepts, destroys ballistic missile from Yemen
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Saudi Arabia says intercepts, destroys ballistic missile from Yemen

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 8:42 PM

The missile, the second such strike this month, was destroyed in mid-air without causing any casualties

Stowaway found in cargo hold of Emirates flight from China
Transport»

Stowaway found in cargo hold of Emirates flight from China

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 7:26 PM

Airline says stowaway was discovered on Flight EK303 from Shanghai to Dubai on Friday

Abu Dhabi's ADFG, Al Mal Capital among Shuaa Capital bidders
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's ADFG, Al Mal Capital among Shuaa Capital bidders

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 6:57 PM

Dubai Group, a unit of Dubai Holding, is in the process of selling its holding in investment bank Shuaa

Saudi's PetroRabigh takes $33m earnings hit on power cut
Energy»

Saudi's PetroRabigh takes $33m earnings hit on power cut

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 6:50 PM

Interruption was caused by cut in the main power supply lines by contractor working on its phase 2 expansion

Bahrain court orders activist freed on humanitarian grounds
Culture & Society»

Bahrain court orders activist freed on humanitarian grounds

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 4:40 PM

Zainab al-Khawaja chose to take her son Hadi with her into detention rather than leave him in the care of relatives

Global glut to temper oil price gains this year, say analysts
Energy»

Global glut to temper oil price gains this year, say analysts

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 4:04 PM

Reuters poll of 33 analysts forecast 2016 average price of $43.60 per barrel, up $1.30 from April poll

Saudi Aramco to expand capacity of east-west pipeline by end-2018
Energy»

Saudi Aramco to expand capacity of east-west pipeline by end-2018

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 3:21 PM

State oil giant says expanded pipeline will produce 7 million bpd up from current level of 5m barrels

Dubai apartment prices continue to fall in April, down 7.3% on year
Property»

Dubai apartment prices continue to fall in April, down 7.3% on year

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 2:05 PM

ReidIn's Dubai Residential Property Sales Price Index also reveals small increase in April rents

Saudi rents set to keep rising in 2016 after shift away from sales
Property»

Saudi rents set to keep rising in 2016 after shift away from sales

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 2:04 PM

Knight Frank report also says it expects to see development of more affordable homes projects this year

Ajman says Q1 tourism revenues rise 20% to $29m
Travel & Hospitality»

Ajman says Q1 tourism revenues rise 20% to $29m

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 2:04 PM

Emirates says number of tourism arrivals during first quarter of 2016 also increases to more than 142,400

Amnesty Int'l slams Bahrain court over jail term for Shi'ite leader
Culture & Society»

Amnesty Int'l slams Bahrain court over jail term for Shi'ite leader

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 2:04 PM

Human rights group says decision to increase prison sentence on Sheikh Ali Salman is 'shocking attack on the right to freedom of expression'

Saudi Arabia said to hire HSBC banker to manage bond issue
Banking & Finance»

Saudi Arabia said to hire HSBC banker to manage bond issue

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 2:04 PM

Fahad Al Saif has reportedly joined the Ministry of Finance on secondment from HSBC's Saudi British Bank

Saudi's SABIC inks deal to build China petrochemicals project
Energy»

Saudi's SABIC inks deal to build China petrochemicals project

Monday, 30 May 2016 8:13 PM

Saudi Basic Industries Corp says it has signed an agreement with Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group

Kuwait jails three royals for insulting emir, judiciary
Culture & Society»

Kuwait jails three royals for insulting emir, judiciary

Monday, 30 May 2016 8:08 PM

All but one of the convicted men were found guilty of sending the insulting messages on a Whatsapp group

Telco du announces plan to 'revolutionise' UAE healthcare records
Technology»

Telco du announces plan to 'revolutionise' UAE healthcare records

Monday, 30 May 2016 7:36 PM

Telecoms operator says to use new technology to allow hospitals to instantly share, verify electronic health records


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