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UAE and Poland to share closer ties - economy minister

Tuesday, 9 February 2010 10:19 AM

More than 50 Polish companies express interest in UAE investment.

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Banking & Finance»

Kuwait cbank cuts repo rate to help fund development

Monday, 8 February 2010 8:53 PM

Cut to encourage banks to lend more instead of holding back excess reserves.

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UAE central bank sees 'low' 2010 growth

Monday, 8 February 2010 8:22 PM

Reuters poll predicts 2010 growth to be a 2.5%, still higher than 2009 levels.

Iran set to unveil domestically-built air defence system
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Iran set to unveil domestically-built air defence system

Monday, 8 February 2010 11:22 AM

System will have same capability as Russia's S-300 anti-aircraft hardware - official.

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'Dubai determined to repair reputation' - London Lord Mayor
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'Dubai determined to repair reputation' - London Lord Mayor

Monday, 8 February 2010 12:43 AM

'There is a great sense of urgency to have a positive resolution.' - Lord Mayor.

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Qatar's next budget to be 'little bigger' - Fin Minister

Sunday, 7 February 2010 11:47 PM

Current fiscal year budget is $26bn, including 1.5% cut in spending.

Dubai business licence issues soar 76% in 2009
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Dubai business licence issues soar 76% in 2009

Sunday, 7 February 2010 10:14 AM

Overall, the DED issued 11,635 licences for various businesses throughout last year.

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Iran's police vow no tolerance towards protesters

Saturday, 6 February 2010 4:05 PM

Police chief warns the opposition ahead of likely demonstrations next week.

Iran starts production of two new missiles
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Iran starts production of two new missiles

Saturday, 6 February 2010 2:01 PM

Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi inaugurates production lines for the missiles - radio.

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UAE awards $170m Raytheon missile contract

Thursday, 4 February 2010 9:32 AM

Deal to produce AGM-65D and AGM-65G2 infrared-guided missiles.

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Saudi cancels 500 foreign investors' licences

Thursday, 4 February 2010 9:24 AM

Authorities say licences withdrawn due to “failures to comply with licensing conditions”.

Gulf facing labour market challenge - minister
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Gulf facing labour market challenge - minister

Thursday, 4 February 2010 8:53 AM

Region must change to maintain growth and provide jobs for nationals.

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Kuwait budgets to spend $56bn next year

Wednesday, 3 February 2010 11:35 AM

Kuwait plans to spend about $56bn in the fiscal year starting April 1 - finance minister.

Expat workers 'pose threat to our existence' - Minister
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Expat workers 'pose threat to our existence' - Minister

Wednesday, 3 February 2010 7:43 AM

Bahrain's labour chief says action needed to protect future generations in GCC.

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Saudi small firms among world's most optimistic
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Saudi small firms among world's most optimistic

Wednesday, 3 February 2010 7:31 AM

Small companies confident on growth prospects, overseas operations - survey.


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