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  • A sign post to Iraq

    Iraq is opening a new chapter

    The World Bank pledged $900 million to Iraq over the next four years to help it create jobs, build stronger institutions and improve social…

    December 19, 2012 8:40
  • Saudi Arabia bans Brazil import

    KSA bans Brazil beef after Mad Cow concerns

    Between January and October, Saudi Arabia imported 31,300 tonnes of beef, putting it among the top 10 largest importers from Brazil, the world's largest beef exporter.

    December 18, 2012 5:43
  • 200-habtoor

    Al Habtoor Group delays IPO

    Al Habtoor Group, one of Dubai’s leading family-owned firms, has postponed plans to raise as much as $1.6 billion in an…

    December 18, 2012 5:39
 
 
  • UAE Central Bank delays new rules

    UAE Central Bank delays new rules

    The United Arab Emirates’ central bank decided to postpone implementation of new rules that cap commercial banks’ lending to state-linked…

    December 16, 2012 2:38
  • Kuwait's Zain pays Motorola

    Telco Zain pays Motorola $231.4 million

    Zain said it made the payment on Dec. 12 to alleviate financial burden from its Saudi unit and to support the company's operations, it said in a bourse statement.

    December 16, 2012 11:15
  • Egypt - Market place in Cairo

    “No” vote in Egypt referendum is a luxury for some

    Critics insist that the new constitution, far from ending the turbulence, will compound it by alienating many Egyptians, including Christians who make up 10 percent of Egypt's 83 million people.

    December 16, 2012 10:04
 
  • Pension product in Gulf

    Gulf’s first private pension product

    Bahrain’s Takaud Savings and Pensions became the first Gulf-based private pension provider with the launch of its maiden product on…

    December 12, 2012 2:50