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Wyndham announces hotel openings in Oman, Iraq, Ethiopia
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Wyndham announces hotel openings in Oman, Iraq, Ethiopia

Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:40 AM

New launches are part of plans to further expand in the Middle East and Africa

Qatar Airways deal to buy Meridiana stake dependent on staff cuts
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Qatar Airways deal to buy Meridiana stake dependent on staff cuts

Monday, 25 April 2016 6:35 PM

Doha carriier says it is also considering taking a 25-49% stake in Morocco's Royal Air Maroc

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"Egypt no more dangerous than US, UK," says tourism minister

Monday, 25 April 2016 11:54 AM

Minister reports 40 percent drop in visitors in first quarter of 2016 but says country is taking measures to improve airport security

Emirates increases free baggage allowance on all Africa flights
Transport»

Emirates increases free baggage allowance on all Africa flights

Saturday, 23 April 2016 10:12 AM

Dubai airline announces move on more than 370 weekly flights to 22 destinations across continent

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Egypt builds mega project named after Abu Dhabi crown prince
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Egypt builds mega project named after Abu Dhabi crown prince

Saturday, 23 April 2016 10:12 AM

Construction of roads and utilities for the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Residential Complex will be completed within two years

Etihad set to add 2,200 weekly seats on Johannesburg route
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Etihad set to add 2,200 weekly seats on Johannesburg route

Saturday, 23 April 2016 1:54 AM

Abu Dhabi airline says it will introduce three additional passenger flights per week from July to September

Unit of Saudi's Kingdom sells Zambian hotel for $35.9m
Banking & Finance»

Unit of Saudi's Kingdom sells Zambian hotel for $35.9m

Saturday, 23 April 2016 1:54 AM

Kingdom Hotel Investments says it has sold 100% stake in the InterContinental Hotel Lusaka

UAE allocates $4bn to Egypt to support cash reserves
Politics & Economics»

UAE allocates $4bn to Egypt to support cash reserves

Friday, 22 April 2016 4:54 PM

$2bn of pledge will be an investment while the other half will be a central bank deposit - WAM

UAE's Masdar set to complete rural Morocco solar project in Q2
Energy»

UAE's Masdar set to complete rural Morocco solar project in Q2

Friday, 22 April 2016 12:30 AM

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company says it has installed 50% of project to electrify rural Morocco

Gulf rulers back Morocco in Western Sahara rift with UN
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Gulf rulers back Morocco in Western Sahara rift with UN

Thursday, 21 April 2016 1:53 PM

Saudi Arabia's King Salman issues statement supporting long-time North African ally

Dubai Islamic Bank said to plan Kenyan ops by year-end
Banking & Finance»

Dubai Islamic Bank said to plan Kenyan ops by year-end

Monday, 18 April 2016 2:37 PM

Sources say UAE's largest Islamic bank is planning expansion despite moratorium on new banking licences

Missing Ugandan maid fuels fears of abuse in Saudi Arabia
Politics & Economics»

Missing Ugandan maid fuels fears of abuse in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 2:26 PM

More than 10,000 Ugandans are estimated to be working in the Gulf as security guards, domestic workers, drivers and cashiers

Egyptians outraged at plan to transfer Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Politics & Economics»

Egyptians outraged at plan to transfer Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 10:34 AM

Egyptian government said in a statement that the two countries had signed maritime demarcation accords that put the islands of Tiran and Sanafir in Saudi waters

Saudi's Rotana inks $36m deal to produce Arabic blockbusters
Media»

Saudi's Rotana inks $36m deal to produce Arabic blockbusters

Monday, 11 April 2016 2:13 PM

Prince Alwaleed-backed media firm says it has signed partnerships with major Arab producers

Egypt to cut fuel subsidies 43% as gov't seeks to reduce deficit
Politics & Economics»

Egypt to cut fuel subsidies 43% as gov't seeks to reduce deficit

Sunday, 10 April 2016 4:20 PM

Finance Minister Amr al-Garhy said state energy subsidies would fall to $3.94 billion


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