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Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession
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Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:32 PM

Some analysts think King Salman will face pressure to ensure public support with state sector wage increases and other populist steps that could lead to a consumer spending boom.

At least 17 killed in protests on anniversary of Egypt uprising
Politics & Economics»

At least 17 killed in protests on anniversary of Egypt uprising

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:29 PM

Tahrir Square, symbolic heart of 2011 uprising, sealed off

Qatar utility firm Q4 net profit gains 9.3%
Energy»

Qatar utility firm Q4 net profit gains 9.3%

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:29 PM

Qatar Electricity and Water Co (QEWC) made a profit of $99m

Syria rebels overtake strategic base in south
Politics & Economics»

Syria rebels overtake strategic base in south

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:27 PM

Base was one of several used to pound rebel-held villages and towns in southern part of the country

Etihad-backed Aer Lingus in new takeover bid by BA's parent company
Transport»

Etihad-backed Aer Lingus in new takeover bid by BA's parent company

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:23 PM

IAG submitted its third proposal to acquire the Irish airline

Pullman launches second upscale property in UAE
Travel & Hospitality»

Pullman launches second upscale property in UAE

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:05 PM

35-storey hotel in JLT Dubai offers 354 rooms, suites and serviced apartments

McLaren announces new 650S race car
Cars & Boats»

McLaren announces new 650S race car

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:02 PM

Designed to celebrate the brand's win in the 24 Hours Le Mans race in 1995

UK gov't in $9m bid to win contract to help run Saudi prisons
Culture & Society»

UK gov't in $9m bid to win contract to help run Saudi prisons

Monday, 26 January 2015 11:36 AM

Ministry of Justice also bids for contract to design new prison in Oman

Malaysia Airlines website targeted by hackers
Technology»

Malaysia Airlines website targeted by hackers

Monday, 26 January 2015 11:29 AM

Homepage currently shows a photograph of a lizard in a top hat and tuxedo, surrounded by the messages '404 - Plane Not Found'

Expat dies after car plunges from high rise car park in Abu Dhabi
Culture & Society»

Expat dies after car plunges from high rise car park in Abu Dhabi

Monday, 26 January 2015 11:23 AM

54-year-old European female reversed vehicle from car park

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Oil falls after Greek election sends euro tumbling
Commodities»

Oil falls after Greek election sends euro tumbling

Monday, 26 January 2015 10:17 AM

Saudi King Salman pledges continuity in energy policies

Obama defends use of drones against Al Qaeda
Politics & Economics»

Obama defends use of drones against Al Qaeda

Monday, 26 January 2015 10:14 AM

US president said the alternative would be to deploy US troops, which was not sustainable.

Egypt museum admits King Tut's beard broke off and was glued back
Culture & Society»

Egypt museum admits King Tut's beard broke off and was glued back

Monday, 26 January 2015 9:54 AM

The beard broke off when museum workers were changing the lights in its display case

Qatar minister named as new stock exchange chairman
Markets»

Qatar minister named as new stock exchange chairman

Sunday, 25 January 2015 7:02 PM

Economy minister Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim al-Thani appointed in move to raise bourse's international profile

Abu Dhabi's ADIB eyes capital boost to support growth
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's ADIB eyes capital boost to support growth

Sunday, 25 January 2015 6:42 PM

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank eyes growth after posting 19% increase in Q4 net profit


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