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Jordan Jan-Aug trade deficit narrows to $4.9bn

Sunday, 11 October 2009 10:47 PM

UPDATE 1: Deficit helped by lower oil imports bill as general consumption falls.

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Gulf states to set up new $2bn agricultural fund

Sunday, 11 October 2009 4:14 PM

Initiative aims to secure food supplies by buying stakes in agricultural companies - official.

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Clinton warns Iran over nuclear progress

Sunday, 11 October 2009 3:19 PM

International powers will not wait forever for Iran to prove it is not developing bombs.

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UAE tops MENA in new global business rankings
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UAE tops MENA in new global business rankings

Sunday, 11 October 2009 12:07 PM

Gulf nations buck downward trend in World Economic Forum's latest financial index.

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GCC economic growth to slow to 0.7% in 2009

Sunday, 11 October 2009 9:24 AM

International Monetary Fund says rebound expected in 2010, on rising oil revenues.

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Bahrain eyes tax for foreign, local investors

Sunday, 11 October 2009 8:04 AM

Tax plans for investors who set up multi million dinar businesses in the country, official says.

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12,000 apply for help to Kuwait defaulters fund

Sunday, 11 October 2009 7:27 AM

More than 6,000 cases settled by fund set up to help nationals struggling to repay debts.

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EU, Egypt to further liberalise agri-trade ties

Sunday, 11 October 2009 1:54 AM

New measures cover agricultural, processed agricultural and fishery products.

Yemen rebel leader 'ready for talks'
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Yemen rebel leader 'ready for talks'

Sunday, 11 October 2009 1:26 AM

Sanaa had been urged last month to halt Operation Scorched Earth, launched against rebels Aug 11.

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3 Iranian protestors face death penalty

Saturday, 10 October 2009 11:45 PM

Individuals reportedly had contact with the Monafeghin, better known as the People's Muahadeen.

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Qatar foodstuff prices may ease - QCCI

Saturday, 10 October 2009 9:45 AM

Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry says pace of decline is gradual.

Mideast hopes prize spurs Obama to fulfil pledge to Muslims
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Mideast hopes prize spurs Obama to fulfil pledge to Muslims

Saturday, 10 October 2009 7:45 AM

Some critics in the Arab and Muslim world feel top prize for Obama is premature.

Premature prize? HAVE YOUR SAY
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Premature prize? HAVE YOUR SAY

Friday, 9 October 2009 5:55 PM

Critics in parts of the Arab and Muslim world call the decision premature.

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VIDEO: 2009 Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, 9 October 2009 5:43 PM

Committee lauds Obama's outreach to the Muslim world and attempts to curb nuclear proliferation.

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Obama 'humbled' to win award

Friday, 9 October 2009 5:33 PM

Critics in parts of the Arab and Muslim world call the decision premature.


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