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Up to 3,000 lose Bahrain jobs in global crisis - union

Thursday, 25 June 2009 7:01 AM

Labour unions set to launch 'right to work' campaign, march over lost bank jobs.

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Khamenei vows no retreat on Iran election result

Thursday, 25 June 2009 12:14 AM

WRAPUP 11 - ''Neither establishment nor nation will yield to pressure at any cost''.

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Wealthy see wealth shrink - Merrill Lynch

Wednesday, 24 June 2009 9:32 PM

Annual global wealth report sees number of high net worth individuals in ME fall, but less than elsewhere.

Police chief calls for end of sponsorship in UAE
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Police chief calls for end of sponsorship in UAE

Wednesday, 24 June 2009 1:05 PM

Lt Gen Tamim says current system is a 'burden' on UAE economy and Emiratis.

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Threat of GCC deflation averted - Standard Chartered

Wednesday, 24 June 2009 11:10 AM

Analysts predict that inflation will stabilise in the low single digits during rest of 2009.

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Nasser al-Shaikh relieved of all gov’t posts
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Nasser al-Shaikh relieved of all gov’t posts

Wednesday, 24 June 2009 12:50 AM

Media office of HH Sheikh Mohammed confirms dismissals in short statement.

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Abu Dhabi’s IPIC plans bond sale - bankers

Tuesday, 23 June 2009 10:23 PM

Abu Dhabi gov’t investment arm looking to issue bonds in Q3 to fund acquisitions.

Oman's GDP drops 20% in Q1
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Oman's GDP drops 20% in Q1

Tuesday, 23 June 2009 12:15 PM

Country posts 56% fall in net oil revenues in the first three months of 2009, according to Ministry data.

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Sarkozy says burqa 'not welcome' in France

Tuesday, 23 June 2009 7:42 AM

French president says traditional Mideast attire is 'symbol of subservience'.

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Global recession set to deepen - World Bank
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Global recession set to deepen - World Bank

Tuesday, 23 June 2009 2:06 AM

Below average growth seen in ME in response to lower oil prices, weaker export markets.

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Nasser al-Shaikh quits two more jobs

Monday, 22 June 2009 2:19 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Former Dubai finance chief steps down from roles including National Bonds, Taaleem.

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Hundreds arrested during Tehran protests

Monday, 22 June 2009 9:16 AM

UPDATE: Iran radio says 457 people arrested, as nation's clerics battle to contain crisis.

Iran's Mousavi urges more protests
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Iran's Mousavi urges more protests

Monday, 22 June 2009 12:36 AM

WRAPUP 9: Protests continue with gunfire heard in capital and more foreign journalists expelled.

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West urges Iran to allow protests, recount votes

Sunday, 21 June 2009 9:33 PM

WRAPUP 4: British FM denies claims by Iran that Western countries support violent clashes.

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Kuwait set to hold nuclear talks with French firm

Sunday, 21 June 2009 4:17 PM

OPEC member will meet with Areva over next few days - French minister.


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