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Kuwaitis working in the private sector in line for pay rise
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Kuwaitis working in the private sector in line for pay rise

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 11:00 AM

The Civil Service Commission has recommended a pay boost of up to $1,187 a month

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Kuwait riot police disperse stateless protesters
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Kuwait riot police disperse stateless protesters

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 9:46 AM

Rally by descendants of mainly desert nomads seeking improved rights

REVEALED: The nations leading the MidEast arms race
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REVEALED: The nations leading the MidEast arms race

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 8:33 AM

Arabian Business counts down the regional powers splashing the cash on military capabilities

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Bahrain court orders retrial for protest leaders
Culture & Society»

Bahrain court orders retrial for protest leaders

Monday, 30 April 2012 8:05 PM

Hunger striker Abdulhadi al-Khawaja among those previously convicted given new trial

Bahrain's Alba says 319 employees reinstated
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Bahrain's Alba says 319 employees reinstated

Monday, 30 April 2012 6:02 PM

Aluminium giant says 220 people sacked during protests back at work, others to return soon

Qatar offered board seat at UK gas firm - report
Energy»

Qatar offered board seat at UK gas firm - report

Monday, 30 April 2012 12:33 PM

Centrica also offered QatarGas equity in a bid for 20-year supply deal - FT

Bahrain king accepts UK queen's jubilee invite
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Bahrain king accepts UK queen's jubilee invite

Monday, 30 April 2012 11:43 AM

Rights groups have called for British monarch to withdraw invitation to Bahrain ruler

European MP says stopped from entering Bahrain
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European MP says stopped from entering Bahrain

Monday, 30 April 2012 9:08 AM

Ana Gomes held at Manama Airport for several hours, despite diplomatic passport

Iran sends more politicians to disputed islands
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Iran sends more politicians to disputed islands

Sunday, 29 April 2012 4:13 PM

Islamic Republic continues to assert claim to islands involved in diplomatic spat

Firm owned by Bahraini lawmaker riddled with bullets
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Firm owned by Bahraini lawmaker riddled with bullets

Sunday, 29 April 2012 2:41 PM

Osama al-Tamimi had previously called for Gulf island's prime minister to stand down

Saudi foreign minister urges more GCC unity
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Saudi foreign minister urges more GCC unity

Sunday, 29 April 2012 1:57 PM

Prince Saud Al-Faisal said better integration between states could bolster regional security

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Swaziland king says new jet 'a gift from Kuwait'
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Swaziland king says new jet 'a gift from Kuwait'

Sunday, 29 April 2012 12:39 PM

Monarach says multimillion dollar aircraft not bought with taxpayer funds

MENA arms spending to hit US$118bn by 2015
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MENA arms spending to hit US$118bn by 2015

Sunday, 29 April 2012 11:12 AM

Increased outlay on military hardware a push to fend off Arab Spring-style uprisings

Suspected Syria-bound arms found in ship off Lebanon
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Suspected Syria-bound arms found in ship off Lebanon

Sunday, 29 April 2012 10:52 AM

An overnight search uncovered weapons including rocket-propelled grenades and rifles

Saudi recalls ambassador, shuts embassy in Egypt
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Saudi recalls ambassador, shuts embassy in Egypt

Sunday, 29 April 2012 9:22 AM

Egyptians have been protesting over arrest of lawyer in Gulf kingdom

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