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Banking & Finance»

Speculation rife on riyal revaluation

Thursday, 20 September 2007 4:02 PM

Saudi riyal hits near seven-month peak against dollar, sparking talk of kingdom depegging currency.

Banking & Finance»

Qatar strikes back at Dubai in LSE share grab

Thursday, 20 September 2007 3:50 PM

Qatar Investment Authority takes 20% stake in London bourse following Dubai-Nasdaq deal.

Media»

Iran extends hand to Hollywood legend

Thursday, 20 September 2007 2:19 PM

Islamic republic suggests Oscar winner Oliver Stone visit to discuss production of Ahmadinejad film.

Energy»

Jordan finalises energy firm sell-off

Thursday, 20 September 2007 1:53 PM

Consortium of Arab and Asian investors complete purchase of majority 51% stake in state-controlled CEGCO.

Banking & Finance»

Dubai eyes next target

Thursday, 20 September 2007 1:48 PM

State-owned Borse Dubai will not rule out acquisitions of exchanges in the Middle East or elsewhere.

Banking & Finance»

Qatar opposes OMX deal

Thursday, 20 September 2007 1:45 PM

Qatar Investment Authority urges OMX shareholders to take no action over a revised conditional offer.

Real Estate»

Tenant relief as rent cap imposed

Thursday, 20 September 2007 1:21 PM

Oman implements 15% rent cap in effort to control inflation, spurred on by spiralling rent and food costs.

Culture & Society»

Rolls-Royce tempts Arab buyers with luxury soft-top

Thursday, 20 September 2007 1:07 PM

UK carmaker takes wraps off $400,000-plus Phantom Drophead Coupe in Middle East.

Energy»

Oil price update - Sept 20

Thursday, 20 September 2007 1:07 PM

Oil holds below $82 as supply worries linger after US crude inventories fell more than expected.

Politics & Economics»

Teachers threaten strike action

Thursday, 20 September 2007 12:28 PM

Bahraini teachers still demanding 30% pay rise and may strike, despite gov't increasing salaries by 10%.

Healthcare»

UAE approves anti-smoking drug

Thursday, 20 September 2007 12:12 PM

Non-nicotine treatment Champix designed to help smokers stay off cigarettes and to avoid relapsing.

Banking & Finance»

Islamic perspective on fatwas

Thursday, 20 September 2007 11:41 AM

New financial rulings on banking contracts discussed from Islamic perspective at 28th Islamic Economy Forum.

Technology»

Synchronica extending mobile email and data protection

Thursday, 20 September 2007 11:32 AM

Solutions launched to expand mobile email to consumers and enable telecom providers to offer mobile data backup.

Technology»

American University in Dubai upgrades network

Thursday, 20 September 2007 11:25 AM

Cisco loses out to Nortel on contract worth close to one million UAE dirhams to upgrade university's network infrastructure.

Politics & Economics»

Iran sets plans for Israel attack

Thursday, 20 September 2007 11:20 AM

The Islamic Republic declares it has drawn up attack plans to retaliate against possible Israeli air strikes.


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