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India overtakes the UAE in list of world's top emerging markets
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India overtakes the UAE in list of world's top emerging markets

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 1:51 PM

China takes top spot in 2017 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, with the UAE slipping to third

MidEast advertisers in spotlight following Trump inauguration
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MidEast advertisers in spotlight following Trump inauguration

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:54 AM

Lebanese nut ad goes viral, Saudi businessman under fire for ‘congratulatory’ slot

Chinese warships tour Gulf Arab states for first time since 2010
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Chinese warships tour Gulf Arab states for first time since 2010

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:51 AM

Three Chinese vessels, including a guided-missile destroyer warship, arrived in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday following a visit to the Saudi port city of Jeddah

Glad to see Obama go, Gulf Arabs expect Trump to counter Iran
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Glad to see Obama go, Gulf Arabs expect Trump to counter Iran

Monday, 23 January 2017 6:12 PM

Trump seen as a strong president who will shore up Washington's role as their main strategic partner in a region central to US security and energy interests

Saudi inflation rate hits 10-year low amid growth slowdown
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Saudi inflation rate hits 10-year low amid growth slowdown

Monday, 23 January 2017 2:04 PM

Consumer price data shows that inflation dropped to 1.7% last month; food and beverage prices fall 4.3% in December from year-earlier

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UAE said to invest $75bn in India over next 10 years
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UAE said to invest $75bn in India over next 10 years

Monday, 23 January 2017 1:51 PM

UAE Ambassador to India says UAE is working closely with India to revitalise trade talks

Focus: The impact of President Trump's US-centric business policies, anti-Muslim rhetoric
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Focus: The impact of President Trump's US-centric business policies, anti-Muslim rhetoric

Monday, 23 January 2017 1:41 PM

Emirates NBD, Habtoor Group and other Gulf analysts react to President Trump’s inauguration speech that outlined his main policies for the next four years

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In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed approves tripling the size of Dubai's International Humanitarian City

Monday, 23 January 2017 1:00 PM

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved plans to triple the size of Dubai's International Humanitarian City in response to a sharp rise in global demand for emergency aid.

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Video: Thwarted Beirut bomb attack suspect caught in Lebanon

Monday, 23 January 2017 12:51 PM

Lebanese security forces are questioning a man they say was about to carry out a suicide bomb attack at a busy cafe in the capital Beirut.

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Video: Research vessel sets sail for Antarctica

Monday, 23 January 2017 12:51 PM

A major international research mission of 55 scientists from 30 countries is setting sail for Antarctica from Australia.

Saudi finance ministry rules out introducing fees on expats' remittances
Banking & Finance»

Saudi finance ministry rules out introducing fees on expats' remittances

Monday, 23 January 2017 9:23 AM

Saudi Arabia is "committed to the principle of free movement of capital in and out of the kingdom, in line with international standards," the ministry said

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to take part in India's Republic Day celebrations
Culture & Society»

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to take part in India's Republic Day celebrations

Sunday, 22 January 2017 6:19 PM

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince will hold official talks with President of India Pranab Mukherjee and the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Dubai's economic department fines 25 'illegal' money transfer firms
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's economic department fines 25 'illegal' money transfer firms

Sunday, 22 January 2017 2:33 PM

Unauthorised firms were transferring money to Bangladesh, says DED official

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MidEast business confidence hit by lower oil prices in Q4
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MidEast business confidence hit by lower oil prices in Q4

Sunday, 22 January 2017 2:11 PM

New survey says Saudi Arabia has been impacted most amid sharp declines in export and fiscal revenues

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Video: 'Silk Road' train from China reaches London

Sunday, 22 January 2017 12:56 PM

A train full of Chinese goods has arrived in London after making a trip halfway across the world.


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