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Yemenis protest, Gulf Arabs hope to resolve standoff
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Yemenis protest, Gulf Arabs hope to resolve standoff

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 5:02 PM

Washington steps up pressure on Saleh for power transfer; violent clashes this week as tension rises in standoff

Jordan sends jets to support Libya no-fly zone
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Jordan sends jets to support Libya no-fly zone

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 4:09 PM

Jordan sends fighter aircraft to a European air base to protect humanitarian flights

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Oman protesters seek prosecution of those behind killings
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Oman protesters seek prosecution of those behind killings

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 2:00 PM

One protester died, 8 were wounded when security forces opened fire into a crowd of protesters last Friday

Libyan rebels try to push back towards Brega
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Libyan rebels try to push back towards Brega

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 1:53 PM

Gaddafi's forces push rebels 40 kms east of oil port of Brega; anger mounts over alleged lack of air strikes by NATO

US defence chief, Saudi king to discuss Mideast unrest
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US defence chief, Saudi king to discuss Mideast unrest

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 12:47 PM

Saudi Arabia is key US ally in the region; kingdom spared protests rocking Middle East nations

Bahraini firms fire hundreds of strikers
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Bahraini firms fire hundreds of strikers

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 9:50 PM

Opposition group says mostly Shi'ite workers who went on strike to support protests lose their jobs

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30% of Gaddafi's military power destroyed - NATO
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30% of Gaddafi's military power destroyed - NATO

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 7:23 PM

NATO officials say the number one priority for allied air strikes is the area around Misrata

Bahrain, Saudi security risk ratings upgraded
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Bahrain, Saudi security risk ratings upgraded

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 7:01 PM

Risk analysts AKE Ltd raise levels of risk for both kingdoms in Q1, Oman remains unchanged

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Libya is ‘not attack on Islam’ says British PM
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Libya is ‘not attack on Islam’ says British PM

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 6:56 PM

Military action in Libya not motivated by oil, David Cameron tells Pakistan students

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Rebels flee east Libya oil town under rocket fire
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Rebels flee east Libya oil town under rocket fire

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 5:31 PM

Rebels pull back up to 20 km, blame NATO takeover for weaker air support

Kuwait emir asks outgoing PM to form new cabinet
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Kuwait emir asks outgoing PM to form new cabinet

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 5:01 PM

Old cabinet resigned to avoid possible questioning over issue of unrest in Bahrain

Oil tanker arrives at rebel-held Libyan port
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Oil tanker arrives at rebel-held Libyan port

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 3:54 PM

Vessel expected to load first cargo in weeks since uprising against Gaddafi halted oil exports

Top Qatari diplomat to be nominated as Arab League chief
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Top Qatari diplomat to be nominated as Arab League chief

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 1:40 PM

Sources claim Qatar will put forward Abdul Rahman Bin Hamad Al Attiyah for top job

Fujairah plans $272m wheat storage for food security
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Fujairah plans $272m wheat storage for food security

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 1:18 PM

Project aims to transform the UAE member into a future investment hub for grains storage

Qatar cenbank cuts deposit, lending and repo rates
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Qatar cenbank cuts deposit, lending and repo rates

Tuesday, 5 April 2011 12:01 PM

Central bank's move brings the main overnight deposit rate to 1.0%, from 1.5%


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