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  • Egypt revolt-Ahmed Shafiq

    Islamist and ex-PM vie for mantle of Egypt’s revolt

    Islamist Mursi and Mubarak's PM Shafiq topped first round; Each side claims to be champion of anti-Mubarak revolution; Leftist candidate challenges outcome

    May 27, 2012 11:44
  • HSBC Middle East

    HSBC’S Oman unit merger halted after creditor suit

    Oman has temporarily halted a merger between HSBC's operations in the Gulf Arab state and Oman International Bank due to a lawsuit against the British lender, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

    May 26, 2012 3:21
  • Qatar Golf City

    Qatar’s Barwa to launch $4.9 billion Golf City project

    The project, located within the planned coastal Lusail City north of the capital Doha, will include 4,000 residential units and a golf course, and is expected to be ready by 2018, Group Chief Executive Abdulla Al Subaie told Reuters in an interview.

    May 26, 2012 9:59
  • Brent crude up

    Brent crude gains more than $1

    Brent crude futures for July rose from $1.10 to $106.66 a barrel by 0137 GMT. U.S. crude was up 84 cents to $90.74 a barrel.

    May 26, 2012 9:38