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Kuwait cuts diesel fuel prices after political pressure
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Kuwait cuts diesel fuel prices after political pressure

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 8:04 PM

Move comes after political opposition to price hikes at filling stations which came in earlier this month

Bahrain's most senior opposition leader goes on trial
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Bahrain's most senior opposition leader goes on trial

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 6:39 PM

Sheikh Ali Salman's detention after a protest rally in December sparked violent demonstrations

UAE's First Gulf Bank reports 13% jump in Q4 net profit
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UAE's First Gulf Bank reports 13% jump in Q4 net profit

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 5:30 PM

Third largest lender in the UAE beats analysts estimates by making $422m profit in three months to Dec 31

Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese ISIL hostage unclear
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Jordan proposes prisoner swap, fate of Japanese ISIL hostage unclear

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 4:50 PM

Jordan says willing to hand over an Iraqi woman jailed for her role in a 2005 suicide bomb attack if a Jordanian pilot captured by ISIL is released

Hezbollah attack kills two Israeli soldiers on Lebanon frontier
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Hezbollah attack kills two Israeli soldiers on Lebanon frontier

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 4:31 PM

UN peacekeeper also dies in biggest exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel since a 34-day war in 2006

Saudi's Emaar Economic City says cheap oil may boost growth
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Saudi's Emaar Economic City says cheap oil may boost growth

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:59 PM

Top executive says demand for its industrial and residential property is expected to grow this year

Real Madrid said to rename stadium 'Abu Dhabi Bernabéu'
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Real Madrid said to rename stadium 'Abu Dhabi Bernabéu'

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:44 PM

Reports suggest renaming plan after Spanish football club signed partnership with Abu Dhabi fund IPIC in October

Saudi's Bateel confirms equity fund deal to drive global growth
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Saudi's Bateel confirms equity fund deal to drive global growth

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:31 PM

Gourmet date firm says it is partnering with L Capital Asia, which is sponsored by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Qatari-led group wins $4bn battle for Canary Wharf
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Qatari-led group wins $4bn battle for Canary Wharf

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:17 PM

Songbird Estates drops opposition to bid by consortium led by Qatar Investment Authority

Emirates announces new A380 push into Europe
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Emirates announces new A380 push into Europe

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:08 PM

Dubai airline says it will launch superjumbo on routes to Dusseldorf and Madrid in the summer

2014 named record year for skyscraper construction
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2014 named record year for skyscraper construction

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 2:44 PM

Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat says 2015 set to be even busier with 171 projects set for completion

UAE's largest lender posts 28% rise in Q4 net profit
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UAE's largest lender posts 28% rise in Q4 net profit

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 2:31 PM

National Bank of Abu Dhabi says it made net profit of $373m in the three months to Dec 31

Abu Dhabi's economic growth to slow in 2015 amid oil slump
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Abu Dhabi's economic growth to slow in 2015 amid oil slump

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 2:23 PM

Moody's says lower oil price will put an end to four consecutive years of double-digit fiscal surpluses

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GCC retail sales forecast to reach $284.5bn by 2018
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GCC retail sales forecast to reach $284.5bn by 2018

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 2:07 PM

New report says Qatar will be fastest growing retail market in region; food sales set to be key driver of growth

Kuwait's Zain mulls sale of transmitter towers
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Kuwait's Zain mulls sale of transmitter towers

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 1:36 PM

Telecom operator says it has appointed advisors to study potential sale in some of its markets


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