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    Turkey is world’s biggest prison for journalists

    Repressive laws, broad and vague legal provisions and a paranoid judiciary were to blame for the high number of arrests, RSF said, and only a complete overhaul of Turkey's anti-terrorism law and other legal articles could change this.

    December 20, 2012 9:38
  • Qantas-Emirates alliance have 5 years

    Qantas-Emirates relationship cut in half

    The alliance is deeper than a straightforward code-share arrangement -- where airlines share some flights -- but stops short of a global revenue-sharing deal or equity injection from either side.

    December 20, 2012 9:01
  • 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
  • e-government for GCC

    United States wants more with the Middle East

    The United States has free trade agreements with Oman and Bahrain, and individual trade and investment framework agreements with the four other GCC members.

    December 12, 2012 8:50
  • Sanctions pushing Iranian economy into recession

    Iran being pushed into recession

    The Iranian government has started consolidating public spending to offset a fall in revenues.

    December 11, 2012 9:20
  • Etihad to acquire Kingfisher stake

    A piece of Kingfisher for Etihad

    Gulf carrier Etihad Airways is close to buying a 48 percent stake in debt-ridden Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlines for a little over…

    December 11, 2012 8:56