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Egypt to allow TV camera into corruption trials
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Egypt to allow TV camera into corruption trials

Wednesday, 13 July 2011 8:33 AM

One camera would be allowed into each session; images to be shown on screen outside courtroom

Former Egypt Prime Minister convicted in graft case
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Former Egypt Prime Minister convicted in graft case

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 9:11 PM

An Egyptian court sentences former PM Ahmed Nazif to a one-year suspended jail term

One in five Saudi firms failing on new job quotas
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One in five Saudi firms failing on new job quotas

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 6:32 PM

Labour Minister says 20% of private companies are in the red band of new Nitaqat system

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Corruption at root of Arab protests, Dubai Police chief says
Culture & Society»

Corruption at root of Arab protests, Dubai Police chief says

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 4:43 PM

Dahi Khalfan Tamim says graft remains a major priority in Dubai and across MENA

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Egypt to block broadcast of pro-Gaddafi TV channels
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Egypt to block broadcast of pro-Gaddafi TV channels

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 11:35 AM

A court has ruled 14 channels on state-owned satellite network Nilesat are to be discontinued

Canada to set up military hub in Kuwait
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Canada to set up military hub in Kuwait

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 10:50 AM

Agreement comes months after a similar base in Dubai was closed as a result of a dispute with UAE

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Libya's elite: Where are they now?
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Libya's elite: Where are they now?

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 10:21 AM

Former friends of Muammar Gaddafi have fled to all corners of the globe after defecting from the regime

UAE officials to discuss $3bn package during Egypt visit
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UAE officials to discuss $3bn package during Egypt visit

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 10:01 AM

Some of the financial aid could be used for budgetary support, North African country's finance minister says

Jordan's GCC bid could lead to influx of cheaper labour
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Jordan's GCC bid could lead to influx of cheaper labour

Monday, 11 July 2011 5:37 PM

Dubai Chamber of Commerce study says entry to political bloc would help GCC acquire cheap labour

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UAE expands voter pool for National Council election
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UAE expands voter pool for National Council election

Monday, 11 July 2011 5:10 PM

Election committee says the increase is the result of its effort to 'enhance political participation'

Who are Mubarak's 'Dirty Dozen'?
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Who are Mubarak's 'Dirty Dozen'?

Monday, 11 July 2011 12:15 PM

Meet 12 of the former Egyptian president’s closest aides, all of whom are now facing lengthy jail terms

Gulf states could use military sensors to track oil-spilling tankers
Energy»

Gulf states could use military sensors to track oil-spilling tankers

Monday, 11 July 2011 9:45 AM

Technology helps authorities to track oil slicks all the way to the ship it came from, expert says

Oman's budget deficit jumps to $658m in Q1
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Oman's budget deficit jumps to $658m in Q1

Sunday, 10 July 2011 5:57 PM

Rising oil revenues fail to offset increasing state spending, according to finance ministry data

HRW urges Germany to rethink Saudi tanks deal
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HRW urges Germany to rethink Saudi tanks deal

Sunday, 10 July 2011 5:40 PM

US-based Human Rights Watch says military sale sends 'wrong message' amid Arab Spring

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Work starts on 258 homes for local Emiratis
Construction»

Work starts on 258 homes for local Emiratis

Sunday, 10 July 2011 10:56 AM

Construction of 80 more homes also confirmed as part of housing initiative launched by UAE's president


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