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UAE agrees to provide Egypt central bank with $1bn deposit
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UAE agrees to provide Egypt central bank with $1bn deposit

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 12:44 AM

Egypt has previously also secured pledges from the UAE and Saudi Arabia for about $4.5bn

Saudi Arabia mulls shared support services for gov't departments
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Saudi Arabia mulls shared support services for gov't departments

Monday, 22 August 2016 1:44 PM

Developing shared services sector is part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 cost-cutting measures

UAE judges propose residency ban for expats with criminal records
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UAE judges propose residency ban for expats with criminal records

Monday, 22 August 2016 12:56 PM

Judges call for those who have broken the law to be prevented from moving to the emirates

Saudi firms started to pay worker wages, says minister
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Saudi firms started to pay worker wages, says minister

Monday, 22 August 2016 9:54 AM

Saudi labour minister Mufrej Al-Haqabani said Saudi Binladin Group executives promised him that payments would be completed by September this year

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UAE condemns terrorist attack in Turkey
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UAE condemns terrorist attack in Turkey

Sunday, 21 August 2016 3:24 PM

UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated the need for intensified and concerted efforts of the international community to eradicate terrorism

Record number of businesses set up in Saudi Arabia during 2015
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Record number of businesses set up in Saudi Arabia during 2015

Sunday, 21 August 2016 2:38 PM

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Commerce and Investments records increased interest in entrepreneurship.

Bahrain to launch courts for commercial and investment disputes
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Bahrain to launch courts for commercial and investment disputes

Sunday, 21 August 2016 10:54 AM

Move is meant to improve the kingdom's economy and increase investment in the country

Brother of Syrian boy pictured in Aleppo dies of his wounds
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Brother of Syrian boy pictured in Aleppo dies of his wounds

Sunday, 21 August 2016 9:09 AM

Ali Daqneesh’s younger brother Omran was pictured in the back of an ambulance after being pulled from the rubble

World Bank hails Kuwait's 'bold move' to cut fuel subsidies
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World Bank hails Kuwait's 'bold move' to cut fuel subsidies

Saturday, 20 August 2016 12:03 AM

Partial deregulation of gasoline prices planned in country where handouts are among world's highest

Five GCC firms named in new list of 'global challengers'
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Five GCC firms named in new list of 'global challengers'

Friday, 19 August 2016 12:00 AM

Emirates Global Aluminum, Etihad Airways, Etisalat, Qatar Airways, and SABIC hailed for efforts in reshaping their industries

Saudi Q3 optimism mixed as low oil prices continues to weigh
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Saudi Q3 optimism mixed as low oil prices continues to weigh

Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:59 PM

D&B Business Optimism Index survey shows non-oil sector of economy is more optimistic

Egypt says to receive $2bn deposit from Saudi Arabia
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Egypt says to receive $2bn deposit from Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 18 August 2016 1:58 PM

Egypt inked a raft of agreements with Saudi Arabia during a visit by the Saudi king in April

Foreign investment in Qatar grows to $144 billion
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Foreign investment in Qatar grows to $144 billion

Thursday, 18 August 2016 12:48 PM

Country’s total inward investments increased by $440 million (QR 1.6 billion) from 2013 to 2014

3 in 4 Dubai firms plan international expansion
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3 in 4 Dubai firms plan international expansion

Thursday, 18 August 2016 9:50 AM

Two-thirds expect their businesses to grow its headcount in coming year

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Civil war costs Yemen $14bn in damage and economic losses
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Civil war costs Yemen $14bn in damage and economic losses

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 1:46 PM

Yemeni government of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi is battling the Iran-allied Houthis in a bitter civil conflict


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