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  • Millennial generation 'very happy'

    Economic crisis won’t dampen our spirits – Youth

    An unprecedented global insight into the millennial generation of today.

    November 18, 2012 4:02
  • Barclays probe turns cold Qatar

    Barclays denies making illegal payment

    Barclays was licensed to start business in Saudi Arabia in August 2009 and given final approval to begin securities trading in May 2010 after the Saudi regulator said the bank had met all requirements.

    November 17, 2012 9:45
  • Qatar bidding for Olympics

    Qatar won’t give up on Olympic games

    It was not just the threat of searing temperatures that frightened away the IOC, but also the prospect of low television ratings if the Olympics was to go up against other major sporting events.

    November 16, 2012 11:57

    Could oil production from the US rival Saudi Arabia?

    John Kemp asks whether the oil production from the Bakken formation in North Dakota and Montana rival output from Saudi Arabia's supergiant Ghawar oilfield, the greatest oil-bearing structure the world has ever known?

    November 12, 2012 6:52

    Why traders in MENA are afraid of non-repayment

    Uncertainty over the global economy is increasingly prompting Middle Eastern companies to use financial instruments which offset the risk of non-payment by foreign trade partners, HSBC's regional commercial banking head said.

    November 12, 2012 6:41
  • Libor Scandal but with criminal power?

    Saudi Arabia ‘not aware’ of Barclays probe

    It said since the establishment of CMA in 2005 no reservations or observations from anyone had been raised regarding the procedures for granting licenses.

    November 11, 2012 8:37