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UAE signs deal for 224 anti-aircraft missiles

Monday, 23 February 2009 3:39 PM

Letter of offer and acceptance has been agreed between UAE and US governments.

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Two year sentence for former UAE minister

Monday, 23 February 2009 1:59 PM

Court finds ex-minister guilty of illegal possession of business partner's company. 

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Saudi SAMA sees further drops in inflation in Q1

Monday, 23 February 2009 1:38 PM

Kingdom's central bank sees inflationary pressures continuously receding.

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Kuwait's KIPCO says sees tough Q1 - paper

Monday, 23 February 2009 1:03 PM

Kuwait Projects Co CEO still interested in expanding in the Mid East and North African regions.

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Financial crime focus of prosecution body - Abu Dhabi

Monday, 23 February 2009 8:39 AM

Unit will tackle bribery, embezzlement and money laundering, say officials.

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Netanyahu meets Livni to discuss Israel coalition

Monday, 23 February 2009 2:22 AM

Benjamin Netanyahu attempts to woo rival into his government to form broad coalition.

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Four dead in Cairo bombing

Monday, 23 February 2009 12:18 AM

Two foreigners among four dead in Cairo on Sunday after bomb thrown into crowded square.

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Iraq lawmaker accused of bomb attacks

Sunday, 22 February 2009 10:41 PM

Iraq government seeks arrest of Sunni politician accused of arranging 2007 suicide bombing.

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France says Iran must allay Gulf fears

Sunday, 22 February 2009 8:47 PM

France urges Iran to take part in dialogue with Gulf Arab states to ally fears over nuclear programme.

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Bahrain rejects Iran's sovereignty comments - paper

Sunday, 22 February 2009 4:47 PM

Bahrain Interior Minister asks Iran to keep away from gulf kingdom's internal affairs.

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Gulf Arab growth will slow to 1.2% in '09 - Nomura

Sunday, 22 February 2009 3:19 PM

Japanese firm feels oil prices drop may hit Gulf states' current account & fiscal surpluses.

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Kuwait's CBK urges further interest rate cut - paper

Sunday, 22 February 2009 12:56 PM

Lower debt service burden to aid finance firms - Commercial Bank of Kuwait .

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Saudi inflation eases to 7.9% in Jan

Sunday, 22 February 2009 11:19 AM

Arab kingdom's cost of living index up at 120.5 points on Jan 31 versus 111.7 points a year earlier.

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UAE plans 'world class' military defence system

Sunday, 22 February 2009 10:28 AM

Sheikh Khalifa pledges to modernise forces with 'sophisticated' equipment.  

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Kuwait's private sector proposes 'salvation' fund

Sunday, 22 February 2009 9:14 AM

Kuwait Economic Society suggests local companies donate 7.5% profits, foreign 5%.


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