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Emirati charged with spying for ‘a foreign state’
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Emirati charged with spying for ‘a foreign state’

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 2:29 PM

Federal Supreme Court adjourned a second case of a citizen accused of being part of a secret organisation

Kuwait minister says oil prices could improve in H2 2015
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Kuwait minister says oil prices could improve in H2 2015

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 1:22 PM

Oil minister Ali al-Omair says daily surplus of 1.8m barrels is primary reason for the slump in prices

Saudi Arabia to keep spending on projects in 2015 budget
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Saudi Arabia to keep spending on projects in 2015 budget

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 1:20 PM

Finance Minister also commits to spending plan for social benefits despite 'challenging' global conditions

Kerry says US made no
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Kerry says US made no "determinations" on Palestinian resolution

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:30 AM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had sought reassurances from Washington it would block efforts to set a time frame for a Palestinian statehood.

Taliban go on killing spree at Pakistan school, 132 students dead
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Taliban go on killing spree at Pakistan school, 132 students dead

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:04 AM

Incident was the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years.

Ruble crisis could shake Putin's grip on power
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Ruble crisis could shake Putin's grip on power

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 10:56 AM

Russian president is facing a full-blown currency crisis

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Saudi open to debating the ban on women drivers, says Shoura Council leader
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Saudi open to debating the ban on women drivers, says Shoura Council leader

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 10:41 AM

Head of the consultative legislative body said it was "important that the discussion occurs" but did not give any timeline

Australia asked to boost security for Asian Cup after Sydney café shootout
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Australia asked to boost security for Asian Cup after Sydney café shootout

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 9:40 AM

Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Palestine are set to compete in the tournament next month

Gulf can cope with cheaper oil, IMF says as bourses plunge
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Gulf can cope with cheaper oil, IMF says as bourses plunge

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 9:39 AM

Senior International Monetary Fund exec says GCC economies have built up huge fiscal reserves to cope

FIFA rejects investigator's complaint over Qatar 2022 report
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FIFA rejects investigator's complaint over Qatar 2022 report

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 5:33 PM

Appeal Committee says complaint by Michael Garcia over FIFA's summary of his report is not admissible

UAE economy minister reassures investors after bourse plunge
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UAE economy minister reassures investors after bourse plunge

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 4:05 PM

Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri says ups and downs in stock markets are normal, likely to resume upward trend

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Abu Dhabi official says lower oil prices won't affect projects
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Abu Dhabi official says lower oil prices won't affect projects

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 1:33 PM

Shorooq Al Zaabi predicts Abu Dhabi's economy will on average grow 5.5% in real terms between 2014 and 2018

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Qatari royal to invest billions in Indian smart cities
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Qatari royal to invest billions in Indian smart cities

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 1:15 PM

Sheikh Hamad Bin Nasser Al Thani has signed an MOU, met chief ministers in India

Dubai is coping well and expected to grow beyond 4.5% this year, says Sheikh Ahmed
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Dubai is coping well and expected to grow beyond 4.5% this year, says Sheikh Ahmed

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 11:02 AM

Chairman of Dubai's Supreme Fiscal Committee said the Dubai government was keen to control government spending and avoid budget deficits.

French mayor implements
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French mayor implements "pork or nothing" school lunch policy

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 10:28 AM

The official claimed schools are not required to provide meals according to religious requirements, while other said it “stigmatised Muslims”

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