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Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network
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Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network

Friday, 3 July 2015 9:10 AM

Doha carrier to add flights to Dubai, Jeddah, Peshawar, Kuala Lumpur, Belgrade, Sofia, Asmara, Djibouti, Najaf, Luxor, Salalah and Zanzibar

Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'
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Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:30 AM

TMZ claims to have seen a document proving she was offered large sums of money to take part in the TV hoax

Libya to appeal in landmark debt case against British investor
Banking & Finance»

Libya to appeal in landmark debt case against British investor

Thursday, 2 July 2015 3:15 PM

Judge rules that the Libyan Investment Authority cannot recoup $30m of unpaid debt previously owed to it by Glenn Maud

More than 100 dead as ISIL militants, Egyptian army clash in North Sinai
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More than 100 dead as ISIL militants, Egyptian army clash in North Sinai

Thursday, 2 July 2015 10:52 AM

ISIL's Egyptian affiliate, Sinai Province, had claimed responsibility, saying it attacked more than 15 security sites and carried out three suicide bombings

Dubai firm invests in plan to build African schools
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Dubai firm invests in plan to build African schools

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 6:55 PM

Dubai-based Investbridge Capital partners to set up firm to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in education

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Morocco's growth to slow to 2.6% in 2016
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Morocco's growth to slow to 2.6% in 2016

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 11:36 AM

Agriculture accounts for more than 15% of the economy but output is expected to fall next year

Emaar Misr expects Egyptian listing approval on Thursday
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Emaar Misr expects Egyptian listing approval on Thursday

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 2:48 PM

Egyptian arm of Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties says trading set to begin on Sunday

Tunisia forecasts $515m in tourism losses after beach attack
Travel & Hospitality»

Tunisia forecasts $515m in tourism losses after beach attack

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:05 AM

Sector makes up 7% of Tunisia's GDP and is a major source of foreign currency and employment

Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30
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Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30

Monday, 29 June 2015 4:45 PM

Date set for ruling in the retrial of two Al Jazeera television journalists previously sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison

Tunisia beach attacker: from rap fan and student to killer
Culture & Society»

Tunisia beach attacker: from rap fan and student to killer

Monday, 29 June 2015 11:32 AM

Friends and family say there were few clues about how Saif Rezgui was recruited by militants

Iron Maiden star to help relaunch African airline
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Iron Maiden star to help relaunch African airline

Sunday, 28 June 2015 8:16 PM

Lead singer of heavy metal band Bruce Dickinson is key part of relaunch of Air Djibouti

Paris Hilton is victim of plane crash prank in Dubai
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Paris Hilton is victim of plane crash prank in Dubai

Sunday, 28 June 2015 2:34 PM

Egyptian actor Ramez Galal fools celebrity hotel heiress into thinking her plane is going to crash in Dubai

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Coordinated or not, attacks show ISIL's growing reach
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Coordinated or not, attacks show ISIL's growing reach

Sunday, 28 June 2015 10:38 AM

Attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia kill dozens on one day

European tour operators evacuate thousands from Tunisia after attack
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European tour operators evacuate thousands from Tunisia after attack

Sunday, 28 June 2015 9:37 AM

Gunman opened fire on the beach of the Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, picking out foreigners and leaving Tunisians alive

Saudi investor's Ethiopian farms to raise coffee, tea output
Banking & Finance»

Saudi investor's Ethiopian farms to raise coffee, tea output

Saturday, 27 June 2015 9:48 AM

Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi's Horizon Plantations plans to more than double its coffee production and expand tea output


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