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  • Vettel down but not after qualifying blow

    Vettel down but not after qualifying blow

    Vettel has led every lap of the last three races and would have been chasing a fifth win in succession under the floodlights of the glittering Yas Marina circuit.

    November 4, 2012 8:56
  • At least 22 killed in Riyadh fuel truck blast

    At least 22 killed in Riyadh fuel truck blast

    The blast, which struck at around 7.20 a.m. local time, was on one of the capital's busiest roads but because Saudi Arabia is still observing the Eid al-Adha holiday, traffic was lighter than normal.

    November 1, 2012 4:55
  • Riyadh industrial building hit by explosion

    Riyadh industrial building hit by explosion

    An industrial building in eastern Riyadh was almost entirely destroyed by a large explosion on Thursday, a Reuters witness said. The building…

    November 1, 2012 10:05
  • HH Sheikh Mohammed Twitter Following

    Federal budget heavy on social spending – UAE

    HH Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, tweeted that he chaired a meeting where the federal budget for 2013 was approved.

    October 31, 2012 10:15
  • 380-airbus

    Etihad orders two Airbus planes

    "As our operations and network continue to grow in scale, we feel the A330-200 is the right fleet type to expand with," chief executive James Hogan said in a statement.

    October 31, 2012 10:11
  • 200-tabreed

    Chilled water business helps Tabreed

    Revenue for the quarter rose 5 percent to 326.4 million dirhams from 309.8 million dirhams in the prior-year period.

    October 31, 2012 10:07
  • UAE's Dana gas shuffles board amid debt talks

    First UAE company to not pay sukuk

    Saudi and Kuwaiti companies have defaulted on Islamic bonds in the past, leading to complex debt negotiations which have dragged on for years.

    October 31, 2012 10:00
  • Kuwait city

    Why unrest in Kuwait could affect its rating

    Prolonged political stalemate could also undermine Kuwait's rating through its impact on the economy. The public sector is a key engine of the Kuwaiti economy (80% of Kuwaiti nationals work in the public sector) and the development of the private sector is limited.

    October 30, 2012 9:33
  • United Nations

    UN-Arab League Envoy Regrets Syria Truce Not Fully Successful

    U.N.-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi expressed regret on Monday that a U.N.-brokered truce had not been more successful in…

    October 30, 2012 9:29
  • European Court of Human Rights

    UAE scolds EU over Human Rights resolution

    The European resolution was not backed up by any threat of action against the UAE, but international criticism of the U.S. ally in the Gulf has caused friction in the past.

    October 27, 2012 9:31