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Robust growth seen in Saudi economy in 2011, 2012
Politics & Economics»

Robust growth seen in Saudi economy in 2011, 2012

Saturday, 13 August 2011 9:56 AM

Business Monitor International says it has 'turned even more bullish' on prospects for kingdom

Bahrain health ministry to sack 23 workers
Healthcare»

Bahrain health ministry to sack 23 workers

Friday, 12 August 2011 11:45 AM

Ministry says it will temporarily reinstate 200 suspended during crackdown on anti-govt protests

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Kuwait posts budget surplus of more than $19bn
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Kuwait posts budget surplus of more than $19bn

Friday, 12 August 2011 10:41 AM

Oil revenues make up large percentage of total income but surplus down 38% from preliminary figure

Qatar rates cut to bolster credit, bank sector
Banking & Finance»

Qatar rates cut to bolster credit, bank sector

Thursday, 11 August 2011 2:13 PM

Central Bank says move is in line with economic developments, future spending

‘We’re happy to talk human rights,’ UK tells Iran
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‘We’re happy to talk human rights,’ UK tells Iran

Thursday, 11 August 2011 12:42 PM

Britain extends invite after Iran President blasts police brutality in London riots

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Gulf wealth funds eye stake in China’s CCB
Banking & Finance»

Gulf wealth funds eye stake in China’s CCB

Thursday, 11 August 2011 10:57 AM

Bank of America in talks with Qatar, Kuwait to sell part of $17bn stake in CCB

Dubai nets loans as economy defies global rout
Banking & Finance»

Dubai nets loans as economy defies global rout

Thursday, 11 August 2011 7:40 AM

Tumult in global economy fails to derail emirate’s recovery from 2009 debt crisis

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Bahrain releases 137 detainees facing military trials
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Bahrain releases 137 detainees facing military trials

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 7:08 PM

Some of those arrested over roles in anti-gov't protests will still be prosecuted in civilian courts

Qatar cenbank cuts key interest rates by up to 0.5%
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Qatar cenbank cuts key interest rates by up to 0.5%

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 5:33 PM

Moved aimed at stimulating banking activities and boosting lending to country's private sector

Saudis pump most oil in 30 years to replace lost supply
Energy»

Saudis pump most oil in 30 years to replace lost supply

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 2:34 PM

Saudi Arabia has replaced almost 70% of crude lost in the Libyan crisis

Rebel council makes its home in London embassy
Politics & Economics»

Rebel council makes its home in London embassy

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:27 AM

Administration takes over Libyan embassy formerly staffed by Gaddafi regime

Red-faced Iraq says it signed dodgy power deals
Energy»

Red-faced Iraq says it signed dodgy power deals

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 9:19 AM

Foreign firms discovered to be bogus or without the finances to support deals

Global economy stumbles deeper into crisis
Markets»

Global economy stumbles deeper into crisis

Tuesday, 9 August 2011 9:27 PM

Stock markets slump further on Tuesday as investors lose confidence in debt issues of US, Europe

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Iran chides UK over human rights of rioters
Culture & Society»

Iran chides UK over human rights of rioters

Tuesday, 9 August 2011 8:48 PM

Tehran tells Britain to avoid using force to suppress human rights of troublemakers

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US urges Yemeni president not to return home
Politics & Economics»

US urges Yemeni president not to return home

Tuesday, 9 August 2011 8:40 PM

Message conveyed to Ali Abdullah Saleh as he emerges from Saudi hospital following treatment


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