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    Qatar deposits $2 billion to support Egyptian economy

    Qatar said on Saturday it would deposit $2 billion at the Egyptian Central Bank in an effort to help support an economy battered by a year and a half of political turmoil, an Egyptian presidency statement said.

    August 12, 2012 10:30
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    Egypt’s GASC buys 120,000 tonnes of Russian wheat

    Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, has bought 120,000 tonnes of Russian wheat for Sept. 10-20 shipment on a free on board basis, the main government wheat buyer said on Saturday.

    August 12, 2012 10:04
  • Middle East cyber virus

    Middle East virus spies on financial transactions

    Dubbed Gauss, the virus may also be capable of attacking critical infrastructure and was built in the same laboratories as Stuxnet, the computer worm widely believed to have been used by the United States and Israel to attack Iran's nuclear program

    August 9, 2012 11:39
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    Oman’s al Izz Islamic bank to float in September

    Al Izz Islamic Bank, the second sharia-compliant lender being formed in Oman, plans to float 40 percent of its shares in September, a bank official said on Thursday.

    August 9, 2012 4:07
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    Saudi to supply full September crude to three Asia buyers

    Top crude exporter Saudi Arabia will supply full contracted volumes of crude to at least three Asian term buyers in September, unchanged from August, industry sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

    August 9, 2012 11:38
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    Canada’s Porter Airlines partners with Qatar Airways

    Porter Airlines, a small, short-haul Canadian airline, said on Wednesday it has signed an interline partnership agreement with Qatar Airways, Porter's first such venture. Porter's chief executive said it would seek more such deals.

    August 9, 2012 11:08