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Saudi Telecom Co said to pick banks for debut sukuk
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Saudi Telecom Co said to pick banks for debut sukuk

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 2:43 PM

Sources say Gulf's biggest telecom operator has chosen three banks to arrange the transaction

Oman gov't raises $530m from Omantel stake sale
Banking & Finance»

Oman gov't raises $530m from Omantel stake sale

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 1:46 PM

Government's holding in telecom operator will drop to 51% after offloading 19% stake

Etihad launches social media travel tips campaign
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Etihad launches social media travel tips campaign

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 3:27 PM

UAE flag carrier is promising to answer Facebook, Twitter travel queries within 10 mins as part of personalised social media push

Saudi Telecom Co, Mobily post increases in Q1 net profit
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Saudi Telecom Co, Mobily post increases in Q1 net profit

Monday, 21 April 2014 6:53 PM

Gulf kingdom's top two telcos report net profit rises of 54% and 4.5% in first quarter of 2014

Kuwait's Zain posts 8% rise in Q1 net profit
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Kuwait's Zain posts 8% rise in Q1 net profit

Monday, 21 April 2014 5:23 PM

Earnings from Iraq and domestic market boosts quarterly performance of Kuwaiti telco

Kuwait's Zain says being sued for $4.5bn over Iraqi deal
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Kuwait's Zain says being sued for $4.5bn over Iraqi deal

Sunday, 20 April 2014 6:52 PM

Telecom operator says legal move surrounds its 2007 acquisition of Iraqna from Orascom Telecom

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‘Earth-like planet’ may be habitable

Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:43 PM

Scientists have discovered there may be life on an Earth-like planet in a far-off solar system. It is the first time sucha find has been made of a planet that closely resembles our own.

Hackers publish offensive photo on Omani gov't website
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Hackers publish offensive photo on Omani gov't website

Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:39 PM

Faces of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and Mohamed Abdelaziz, head of the Polisario Front and President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, were superimposed on the profile headshot of Bouteflika

Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission
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Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission

Saturday, 19 April 2014 10:38 AM

Now 84, Buzz Aldrin represents what, for many people, is one of America’s greatest ever achievements. The former astronaut speaks to Arabian Business about commercial space exploration, life on Mars, and why he will never be happy with being second

UAE's role in the new space race
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UAE's role in the new space race

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:10 AM

In the last five years, the UAE has invested heavily in a bid to become a new hub for the space industry. Are such plans realistic?

Dubai's second satellite now fully operational
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Dubai's second satellite now fully operational

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:08 AM

Agreement signed for promotion and distribution of DubaiSat-2's products and services to global customers

Zain Saudi says losses narrow during Q1
Technology»

Zain Saudi says losses narrow during Q1

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:52 PM

Telecom operator cuts costs and sees revenue from data surge during three months to March 31

Technology»

Google acquires solar-powered drone maker

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:38 PM

Technology giant Google has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as part of its strategy to deliver wireless internet access to remote parts of the world.

Dubai plans infrastructure to promote use of electric cars
Technology»

Dubai plans infrastructure to promote use of electric cars

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 1:33 PM

State utility DEWA set to install 100 charging stations across Dubai as part of Smart City initiative

Batelco deal to back entrepreneurs
StartUp»

Batelco deal to back entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 10:37 AM

Telecom provider teams up with EO Bahrain for strategic partnership to promote entrepreneurship


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