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Dubai's Aramex eyes H2 acquisitions after Q2 profit boost
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Dubai's Aramex eyes H2 acquisitions after Q2 profit boost

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:41 PM

Logistics giant says it is looking to buy companies with similar profiles to its own in second half of 2015

Vodafone Qatar Q1 net loss widens as competition stiffens
Technology»

Vodafone Qatar Q1 net loss widens as competition stiffens

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:40 PM

Vodafone's Qatar unit has yet to make quarterly profit since it launched against Ooredoo in 2009

Retrial verdict for Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo adjourned
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Retrial verdict for Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo adjourned

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:40 PM

Qatar-based TV network says it is 'extremely angry' that the verdict has been delayed again

Abu Dhabi Int'l passenger numbers soar 17.2% in H1
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Abu Dhabi Int'l passenger numbers soar 17.2% in H1

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:40 PM

Airport operator says more than 11.1m people used airport during first half of 2015; India is biggest market

Kuwait complains to UK over visa problems
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait complains to UK over visa problems

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:40 PM

Gulf state summons British charge d’affaires to complain that visas are too expensive, take too long to process

India's IndiGo denies Qatar Airways plans to buy stake
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India's IndiGo denies Qatar Airways plans to buy stake

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:40 PM

Airline says it is talking to the Doha carrier about marketing arrangements but denies claims of buy-in deal

US backs possible $5.4bn missiles sale to Saudi Arabia
Politics & Economics»

US backs possible $5.4bn missiles sale to Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:40 PM

Missile sale approval could help reassure Saudi Arabia about the US commitment to its security

Al Jazeera cuts dozens of jobs
Media»

Al Jazeera cuts dozens of jobs

Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:19 PM

Staff have been notified by email of the job losses following a surprise restructuring

Heat wave sees Iraq declare four-day holiday
Culture & Society»

Heat wave sees Iraq declare four-day holiday

Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:05 PM

Temperatures are set to reach 50C from today, causing the gov’t to advise residents not to work or engage in outdoor activities

KSA gifts the sacred Kaaba door curtain to the UN
Culture & Society»

KSA gifts the sacred Kaaba door curtain to the UN

Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:05 PM

The curtain will hang across a replica of the Kaaba door, one of Islam’s most sacred items

India hangs Yakub Memon for 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts
Culture & Society»

India hangs Yakub Memon for 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts

Thursday, 30 July 2015 11:19 AM

Memon family left for Dubai in the days before the 1993 bombings, but all except Tiger were arrested when they returned to India the following year

Dubai plastic surgeon warns patients about using unlicensed practitioners
Wellness»

Dubai plastic surgeon warns patients about using unlicensed practitioners

Thursday, 30 July 2015 11:19 AM

Consultant plastic surgeon Dr Ricardo Ferla advises residents on how to identify an unqualified practitioner

Saudi policeman shot dead
Culture & Society»

Saudi policeman shot dead

Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:56 AM

The policeman was killed in another attack on Saudi security forces

Kuwait says uncovers ISIL network
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait says uncovers ISIL network

Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:56 AM

Interior ministry statement said the individuals had been active in neighbouring Iraq and also in Syria.

Malaysia almost certain debris found off Madagascar is from a Boeing 777
Culture & Society»

Malaysia almost certain debris found off Madagascar is from a Boeing 777

Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:36 AM

Search efforts led by Australia have focused on a broad expanse of the southern Indian Ocean off Australia, roughly 3,700 km from France's Reunion Island


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