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  • Nuclear Power Plant in San Onofre, California

    UAE nuclear plant gets environmental OK

    The no objection certificate from the environmental regulator is one of several approvals needed for construction to begin on the two reactors at the Barakah nuclear power plant.

    July 16, 2012 11:15
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    Saudi’s Mobily says second quarter net profit up 22 percent

    The firm, an affiliate of the United Arab Emirates' Etisalat , said it made a net profit of 1.421 billion riyals ($379 million) in the three months to June 30, up from 1.164 billion riyals in the year-earlier period.

    July 16, 2012 11:00
  • UAE's Hormuz bypass

    Iran renews Hormuz closure threats

    Iran renewed threats on Sunday to close the Strait of Hormuz unless sanctions against it were revoked, though it remains unclear how Tehran could shut down the vital oil shipping channel given the significant American military presence there.

    July 16, 2012 10:45
 
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    Libor scandal forces Barclays from UAE rate panel

    British bank Barclays plans to pull out of the rate-setting panel for interbank lending in the United Arab Emirates because of its involvement in the Libor scandal in Britain, industry sources told Reuters on Sunday.

    July 16, 2012 10:28