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    Building bridges

    The Saudi Investment Authority is looking to invest US$750 million in an infrastructure fund for development in India. What does this mean for GCC efforts to grow the construction industry beyond the Arabian Peninsula?

    August 20, 2012 2:16
  • Yemen reopens oil route

    Qaeda fight could bog down Yemen reconstruction drive

    The army was deeply divided, al Qaeda-linked militants were in control of large swathes of the south, oil exports had halved following repeated attacks on the main oil pipeline and the capitalSanaa was spending most nights in darkness due to frequent power cuts.

    August 19, 2012 8:30
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    OPEC delays delicate talks on picking new Secretary General

    OPEC has delayed a meeting of officials to help select its new secretary general, delegates from the oil producers' group said, putting off delicate talks that could reignite rivalry for influence as Saudi Arabia, Iran and Iraq seek the top post.

    August 19, 2012 8:21
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    Do you really have to answer that?

    A restaurant in Los Angeles offers diners a 5 percent discount if they leave their cell phones at the door—Kipp wonders if such a policy makes good business sense?

    August 16, 2012 3:41