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OPEC strikes first deal since 2008 deal to curb oil output
Energy»

OPEC strikes first deal since 2008 deal to curb oil output

Thursday, 29 September 2016 9:22 AM

Oil prices jumped 5 percent but market wants more detail

Saudi energy minister dashes hopes for OPEC deal in Algeria
Energy»

Saudi energy minister dashes hopes for OPEC deal in Algeria

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 1:43 PM

Oil prices have more than halved from 2014 levels due to oversupply, prompting major players to seek market rebalancing

23% of public-private projects in Middle East 'abandoned'
Banking & Finance»

23% of public-private projects in Middle East 'abandoned'

Monday, 26 September 2016 1:51 PM

Findings come as gov'ts across region are turning to PPP contracts to deliver key projects in era of low oil

Italian lawyer said to sue Emirates over obese passenger
Transport»

Italian lawyer said to sue Emirates over obese passenger

Saturday, 24 September 2016 11:10 AM

Giorgio Destro is reportedly claiming over $3,000 in compensation after 'suffering' nine-hour flight sat next to obese man

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Marriott deal approval doubles hotel giant's business in Middle East and Africa
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Marriott deal approval doubles hotel giant's business in Middle East and Africa

Friday, 23 September 2016 8:35 AM

CEO Arne Sorenson says acquisition of Starwood means Marriott now has "real scale" in the region

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Egypt's current account deficit rises to $18.7bn
Politics & Economics»

Egypt's current account deficit rises to $18.7bn

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 1:05 PM

Egypt's economy is struggling to recover after a mass uprising in 2011 that drove away tourists and foreign investors

UAE-based company acquires South African McDonald's franchise
Retail»

UAE-based company acquires South African McDonald's franchise

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 12:17 PM

MSA Holdings given approval to buy Shanduka Group’s local operations of McDonald's

MENA ad market worth $5.5bn, slower take-up of digital
Media»

MENA ad market worth $5.5bn, slower take-up of digital

Monday, 19 September 2016 4:11 PM

New report highlights 'weak but stable growth'; says many digital opportunities yet to be realised in Middle East

New Saudi domestic airline Nesma to launch in November
Culture & Society»

New Saudi domestic airline Nesma to launch in November

Saturday, 17 September 2016 10:36 AM

Ha'il-based airline to fly to 12 Saudi cities using two ATR turboprop aircraft

Economic costs of Middle East wars exceptionally high, says IMF
Politics & Economics»

Economic costs of Middle East wars exceptionally high, says IMF

Friday, 16 September 2016 6:34 PM

IMF finds that drops in economic output in war-torn Syria, Libya and Yemen in recent years have far exceeded the worldwide average

Tanmiyat sees more Indians, Africans investing in Dubai property
Property»

Tanmiyat sees more Indians, Africans investing in Dubai property

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 2:54 PM

Developer says influx has overtaken traditional buyers from developed nations such as the UK, Germany and Russia in 2016

Emirates detours Nigeria flights as price of jet fuel rises
Transport»

Emirates detours Nigeria flights as price of jet fuel rises

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 5:00 PM

Dubai carrier to route aircraft via Ghana as Nigeria faces hard currency shortage

Qatar said to mull joining Exxon's Mozambique gas move
Energy»

Qatar said to mull joining Exxon's Mozambique gas move

Monday, 12 September 2016 6:47 PM

Sources say Qatar Petroleum is interested in the Mozambique gas business of Italian energy group Eni

Dubai's MAF says Mall of Egypt project to open in March 2017
Retail»

Dubai's MAF says Mall of Egypt project to open in March 2017

Monday, 12 September 2016 10:12 AM

$680m mega mall will include the launch of Ski Egypt, Africa's first ski slope, and the country's first VOX Cinemas Cineplex

Marriott says to open 11 hotels in MidEast, Africa by end-2016
Travel & Hospitality»

Marriott says to open 11 hotels in MidEast, Africa by end-2016

Thursday, 8 September 2016 1:40 PM

Hotel giant says it has completed 14 new property signings in region so far this year as expansion continues


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