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  • 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
  • PayPal wants bigger retail share

    PayPal wants to dominate Middle East

    The online payment pioneer owned by eBay Inc has one million customers in the Middle East and North Africa.

    November 14, 2012 3:52