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Bahrain's SWF to bail out stalled developments

Mumtalakat CEO Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji plans real estate investment

Middle East tablet market rises 90% in 2012

Figures suggest tablets will overtake PCs in MENA by 2016

Qatar 2022 World Cup to benefit entire region

Bahrain's Economic Development Board chief says entire GCC should see tournament boost

Bahrain eyes more F1 opportunities

Sakhir circuit could be used for additional races, greater tourism opportunities

World Bank grants Jordan $70m loan to ease youth unemployment

40 percent of the country's seven million population are aged under 15

Saudi oil trading steps up a level with Fujairah storage

New approach to buying and selling oil will give large exporters greater flexibility

One million refugees have fled Syria - UN

One in five people in Lebanon is now Syrian says United Nations refugee agency

Morocco seeks energy salvation in sunshine, wind

Energy-poor African nation currently imports around 95 per cent of its needs

Iran declares day of mourning for anti-US ally Chavez

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had forged a public friendship with Chavez

Egypt's Orascom Telecom reports $469m Q4 loss

Deterioration driven by tax charges and foreign exchange losses

Egypt's GB Auto sees home market shrinking after strong Q4

Chief Executive Raouf Ghabbour blamesforecast slump on "truly volatile environment"

Bahrain's Alba eyes acquisition to meet demand for materials

The firm has begun feasibility work on a $2.5 billion sixth production line


Powerful Arab women: Only the best

Powerful Arab women today represent a force in their countries, says Dr Mona S AlMunajjed


Venezuela mourns the death of Hugo Chavez

The 58-year-old president died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer

Luxury car manufacturers bring glamour to Geneva Motor Show

Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, Porsche cars among 130 new models on show

Thousands turn out for Riyadh International Book Fair

One week literary celebration in Saudi Arabia is believed to be one of the biggest cultural festivals in the Middle East

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Saudi Arabia at war: Who's who in the coalition against Yemen's Houthis
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Nakheel PR: The toughest job in Dubai?
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Has Narendra Modi already lost the plot?
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Bringing malls to the masses: Mohammed Jassim Khalid Al Marzouq
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