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Jordan's economy 'robust' despite regional conflict
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Jordan's economy 'robust' despite regional conflict

Friday, 22 May 2015 7:11 PM

Central bank governor says kingdom is on track to achieve an IMF-approved target of around 3.8% growth this year

WEF live blog: 'Transforming healthcare' panel debate
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WEF live blog: 'Transforming healthcare' panel debate

Friday, 22 May 2015 3:19 PM

Experts debate what shifts are needed to deliver an effective response to the region's main healthcare challenges

Egypt's President says gov'ts must work together to solve issues
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Egypt's President says gov'ts must work together to solve issues

Friday, 22 May 2015 3:04 PM

Abdelfattah Said Hussein Alsisi says Arab world is facing severe political, economic and security challenges

'We must not be sidetracked by regional turmoil', says Jordan's king
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'We must not be sidetracked by regional turmoil', says Jordan's king

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:57 PM

Despite Jordan's challenges, the country is set to grow at close to 4% during 2015, says King Abdullah II

Jordan's king reveals $20bn investment opportunities at summit
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Jordan's king reveals $20bn investment opportunities at summit

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:29 PM

King Abdullah II says projects will be delivered via public private partnerships; part of new 10-year economic plan

Saudi business optimism for Q2 prospects falls - survey
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Saudi business optimism for Q2 prospects falls - survey

Friday, 22 May 2015 8:50 AM

Dun & Bradstreet Business Optimism Index shows drop in confidence in both oil and non-oil sectors amid continuing oil price volatility

Etihad says to file subsidies dispute response to US gov't by end-May
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Etihad says to file subsidies dispute response to US gov't by end-May

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:15 AM

Abu Dhabi airline hits back in ongoing row with US carriers with new report debunking claims that it is harming competition

Classified document on Bahrain rankles Britain decades later
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Classified document on Bahrain rankles Britain decades later

Friday, 22 May 2015 1:14 AM

Legal battle between an activist group and Britain over a decades-old diplomatic cable on Bahrain has exposed a thorny issue

Technology will be a “game changer” in tackling Arab youth unemployment
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Technology will be a “game changer” in tackling Arab youth unemployment

Thursday, 21 May 2015 4:52 PM

Abu Dhabi-backed report says success will only happen if gov’t and private sectors collaborate effectively

Jordan's king reassures investors, sees economic growth rising
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Jordan's king reassures investors, sees economic growth rising

Thursday, 21 May 2015 4:32 PM

King Abdullah II says Jordan has stable economy, world-class workforce to overcome regional troubles

Banks call for global coordination of bubble-busting measures
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Banks call for global coordination of bubble-busting measures

Thursday, 21 May 2015 4:21 PM

New risk watchdogs have been set up in the US, Britain and the EU to spot such broader risks

Female African musicians unite in 'Poverty is Sexist' campaign
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Female African musicians unite in 'Poverty is Sexist' campaign

Thursday, 21 May 2015 4:17 PM

Part of a global drive to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030

US mayors pitch against Gulf in airline subsidies row
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US mayors pitch against Gulf in airline subsidies row

Thursday, 21 May 2015 2:41 PM

Leaders of seven large US cities urge Barack Obama to take action over Open Skies policies

Amnesty report says Qatar still failing migrant workers
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Amnesty report says Qatar still failing migrant workers

Thursday, 21 May 2015 2:39 PM

New report claims little is being done to improve conditiions; Qatar gov't says some allegations made by rights group are inaccurate

Iran's Khamenei rules out interviews with nuclear scientists
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Iran's Khamenei rules out interviews with nuclear scientists

Thursday, 21 May 2015 12:29 PM

Tehran says will not accept "unreasonable demands" by world powers


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