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Jailed Al Jazeera journalist leaves Egypt for Australia
Politics & Economics»

Jailed Al Jazeera journalist leaves Egypt for Australia

Sunday, 1 February 2015 6:21 PM

Peter Greste is deported to his native Australia after being imprisoned in Egypt for 400 days

Kuwait's Zain posts 35% slump in Q4 net profit
Technology»

Kuwait's Zain posts 35% slump in Q4 net profit

Sunday, 1 February 2015 5:39 PM

Telecom operator says it made net profit of more than $112m in the three months to Dec 31

Dubai's Al Khaleej says has enough raw sugar for this year
Retail»

Dubai's Al Khaleej says has enough raw sugar for this year

Sunday, 1 February 2015 4:15 PM

Company says it may look to buy Indian and Pakistani sugar once they become available on the market

Bahrain's IIB inks hotel deal for Sarajevo mega project
Property»

Bahrain's IIB inks hotel deal for Sarajevo mega project

Sunday, 1 February 2015 2:30 PM

International Investment Bank signs up Starwood to add dry hotel componext to mixed-use project

Alwaleed's Kingdom said to eye IPOs in several investments
Banking & Finance»

Alwaleed's Kingdom said to eye IPOs in several investments

Sunday, 1 February 2015 1:27 PM

Senior exec says Saudi budget airline Flynas is among companies in which it hold a stake to plan share sales from next year

Two new MERS cases reported in Saudi Arabia
Healthcare»

Two new MERS cases reported in Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 1 February 2015 1:21 PM

Expat in Riyadh and a Saudi national in Hofuf are the latest victims, according to Ministry of Health

Dubai Investments says approves 60% purchase of Al Mal Capital
Banking & Finance»

Dubai Investments says approves 60% purchase of Al Mal Capital

Sunday, 1 February 2015 1:21 PM

Company announces acquisition of majority stake in Al Mal which shut in brokerage unit in fallout of global financial crisis

Abu Dhabi Police issue warning on new cyber bank scam
Technology»

Abu Dhabi Police issue warning on new cyber bank scam

Sunday, 1 February 2015 1:21 PM

Complaints made about new scam which claims victims are wanted for questioning in connection with suspicious money transfers

Prince Alwaleed launches new Alarab TV network
Media»

Prince Alwaleed launches new Alarab TV network

Sunday, 1 February 2015 12:14 PM

The outspoken prince’s new station is expected to compete against Al Jazeera & Al Arabiya, claims it will editorially independent.

Abu Dhabi's Waha Capital Q4 profit nearly doubles
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's Waha Capital Q4 profit nearly doubles

Sunday, 1 February 2015 11:55 AM

Investment firm made a net profit of $38.7m.

Stock markets: Dubai leads gains after oil's surge, Saudi payout
Markets»

Stock markets: Dubai leads gains after oil's surge, Saudi payout

Sunday, 1 February 2015 10:36 AM

Heavyweight Emaar Properties added 3.7%, Arabtec rose 4.1%

Entrepreneurs to launch rival to Facebook, Twitter targeted at Muslims
Culture & Society»

Entrepreneurs to launch rival to Facebook, Twitter targeted at Muslims

Sunday, 1 February 2015 10:10 AM

MuslimFace is registered as a company in the UK, is in the process opening offices in the Middle East and Asia.

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For sale: $440m London mansion lived in by JFK
Property»

For sale: $440m London mansion lived in by JFK

Sunday, 1 February 2015 9:32 AM

Agents expect it will be bought by a Gulf royal or turned into an embassy

Dubai Airports will overtake Atlanta, Beijing to be the biggest in the world, says CEO
Transport»

Dubai Airports will overtake Atlanta, Beijing to be the biggest in the world, says CEO

Sunday, 1 February 2015 9:25 AM

Days after overtaking Heathrow for international traffic, emirate has its sights set on being the number one overall.

Abu Dhabi to be promoted in 23 countries
Travel & Hospitality»

Abu Dhabi to be promoted in 23 countries

Saturday, 31 January 2015 5:36 PM

Hala Abu Dhabi, a division of Etihad Airways, says it has signed agreements with 45 leading tour operators worldwide to promote Abu Dhabi as a tourist hot spot.


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