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  • Saudi Arabia

    Olympics-Saudi women athletes to compete in London

    Judoka and runner will be first Saudi women to compete; All countries will now be sending female athletes; Follows other concessions to women in the country

    July 13, 2012 8:36
  • South Korea to halt Iran oil exports

    U.S. must tighten pressure on Iran

    Iran believes it is safe ahead of U.S. election – minister; Hezbollah will pay 'heavy price' if it attacks Israel ;Syria's Assad faces sure defeat, process being accelerated

    July 13, 2012 8:34
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    Emaar sees demand for sukuk in boost for Dubai

    Sukuk prices at par with 6.4 pct profit rate – leads; Orders worth $4.65 bln placed, showing confidence in Dubai; Emaar shares up 2 pct

    July 13, 2012 8:31
  • UAE-says-sanctions-hurting-trade-with-Iran

    UAE frees American hunger striker on bail

    The United Arab Emirates has freed on bail an American businessman accused of embezzlement who has been in jail in the Gulf Arab state since 2008 and went on hunger strike in May, the U.S. embassy said on Friday.

    July 13, 2012 8:29
  • Brent crude up

    U.S. crude futures end more than 2 percent higher

    U.S. crude futures rose more than 2 percent on Wednesday in choppy, thin trading, in reaction to a drop in crude inventories.

    July 12, 2012 12:36
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    Iran oil trade skirts ship insurance ban

    Iranian oil on its way to China from July programme; Comes amid dispute over freight terms; Japan takes steps to resume imports in August

    July 12, 2012 12:16