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Lockerbie bomber in intensive care - Libyan official

Wednesday, 2 September 2009 10:24 PM

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi reported to have been hospitalised three days ago.

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Britain wanted Lockerbie bomber freed, but denies deal

Wednesday, 2 September 2009 2:18 PM

Britain did not want the Lockerbie bomber to die in prison, country's foreign secretary reveals.

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Airlines could benefit from UAE-Canada talks

Wednesday, 2 September 2009 6:21 AM

Emirates, Etihad eye expansion as UAE economic chief talks to Canadian officials.

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Iran says ready for nuclear talks with world powers

Tuesday, 1 September 2009 8:18 PM

UPDATE 5: State TV report says ''updated nuclear proposal" has been drafted.

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Saudi still hopeful of UAE monetary union involvement

Tuesday, 1 September 2009 3:18 PM

SAMA governor says he has not given up hope of return for both UAE and Oman.

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Ahmadinejad cabinet faces growing opposition

Monday, 31 August 2009 8:50 PM

Parliament due to hold vote of confidence on 21-member cabinet on Wednesday.

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GCC investor confidence rises in August - Shuaa

Monday, 31 August 2009 12:33 PM

UAE and Qatar drive rise in sentiment about region's economies, stock markets.

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Oman inflation seen falling by 7-8% in 2009

Monday, 31 August 2009 11:57 AM

New report says declining oil, food import prices will have 'major impact'.

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UAE economy chief predicts growth in Q4

Monday, 31 August 2009 6:39 AM

Minister Sultan Al Mansouri says the worst of the global economic crisis for UAE is now over.

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Qaeda boasts Saudi bomber evaded checkpoints - SITE

Sunday, 30 August 2009 10:34 PM

Bomber passed through Najran and Jeddah airports, US monitoring service claims.

Israeli ex-PM Olmert indicted for graft - prosecutor
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Israeli ex-PM Olmert indicted for graft - prosecutor

Sunday, 30 August 2009 10:16 PM

Charge sheet includes breach of trust and concealing fraudulent earnings.

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Al Qaeda names Saudi suicide bomber

Sunday, 30 August 2009 10:03 AM

Jeddah assassination attempt man named as Abdullah al-Asiri, a wanted suspect from Yemen.

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Kuwait starts to pay benefits to laid-off workers

Sunday, 30 August 2009 8:11 AM

Gulf state's first unemployment benefits scheme to begin on Sunday.

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Major Bahrain road projects face delays - Minister

Sunday, 30 August 2009 8:04 AM

Gov't says it is eyeing private money to pump into struggling infrastructure projects.

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Russia, Saudi Arabia 'set to finalise arms deal' - report

Saturday, 29 August 2009 11:13 PM

Report says deal includes up to 150 helicopters and more than 150 T-90S tanks. 


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