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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

OPINIONS »

Powerful Arab women: Only the best

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

PHOTOS »

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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Revealed: why the UAE government is struggling to reform insolvency law
Peter Peter : I refer to the comment by a legal expert that ...“The truth is, Gulf states are hostile to banks, ...". In reality the exact opposite is true.

GCC governments are allowing banks to charge ridiculously high interest rates on loans and even higher rate for fines for defaults. The laws crimi...
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50% of Dubai property projects 'fail to hit 2015 handover'
James : No, the current inventory will be absorbed when the prices fall. Currently, the market share has been sold to 'flippers' who have increased the prices of real estate to unacceptable levels and these 'investors' who sometimes buy out entire projects are the core problem in the Dubai market. Maybe if ...
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Confusion over short-lived repeal of Whatsapp call ban in Saudi Arabia
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Qatar bans top cycling team due to “lack of respect”
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Emirates mocks Lufthansa CEO over ‘blame games’
Rootless : I think the same argument is increasingly going to apply to Emirates. The A380 is not new but is the last addition to Emirates' fleet. Emirates has no orders for the 787 or the A350 both newer and significantly more comfortable on-board than EK's A380s, many of which are now looking a bit tatty gi...
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