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Saudi gov't offers more funding to non-oil exporters

Sunday, 1 February 2009 10:36 AM

The plan offers a total of $3.9 billion to companies involved in non-oil exports - offical

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Iran marks 30th anniversary of revolution

Sunday, 1 February 2009 9:17 AM

Gulf country pays tribute to Ayatollah Khomeini who led ouster of shah.

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Fake firms behind 'abandoned' foreign workers - Qatar

Sunday, 1 February 2009 9:00 AM

The bogus companies buy work visas in bulk and sell them abroad to unsuspecting workers.

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UAE considers credit crunch committee

Sunday, 1 February 2009 12:10 AM

An emergency committee to asses the impact of the global financial crisis is being considered by the UAE.

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Abbas rejects Hamas leadership call

Saturday, 31 January 2009 9:46 PM

Hamas heaps more pressure on Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas by calling for PLO leadership change.

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UAE must use reserves to boost economy - official

Saturday, 31 January 2009 2:00 PM

More of the country's sovereign wealth should be pumped into the economy.

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Iraqis vote in landmark election

Saturday, 31 January 2009 11:36 AM

Tight security in place for Iraq's first provincial elections since 2005. An estimated 15m Iraqis due to have voted.

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Qatar to invest in 'blue-chip' companies

Saturday, 31 January 2009 11:14 AM

The credit crisis has 'minimally' afftected Qatar, according to the prime minister.

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Trade between Iran and Oman rises by $1bn

Saturday, 31 January 2009 10:36 AM

Two yeas worth of trade sees more initiatives in steel, bronze, cement and gas sectors.

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Global project will 'brainstorm' on gov't cooperation - Davos

Saturday, 31 January 2009 9:16 AM

The Global Cooperation Project launches to get governments working together.

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Kuwait backs new law to help expat workers

Friday, 30 January 2009 11:54 AM

Parliament agrees in principle to new rules, but sponsor system will remain.

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Saudi sees no delays to major project investment

Friday, 30 January 2009 8:13 AM

SAGIA chief says kingdom will still attract overseas investors during credit crunch.

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UN makes $613m appeal for Gaza

Thursday, 29 January 2009 6:13 PM

World body wants to meet "massive" needs of victims including food, water, shelter, health care.

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StanChart sees further key rate cuts in Saudi

Thursday, 29 January 2009 1:56 PM

Global bank forecasts Arab kingdom to slash reverse repo rate to 0.5% by Q2.

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Obama team drafts letter to heal Iran rift

Thursday, 29 January 2009 1:41 PM

US President's administration aims to open way for face to face talks - UK paper.


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