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Lebabob Shi'ite clan

UAE tells its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately

The United Arab Emirates told its citizens on Wednesday to leave Lebanon immediately, the state news agency said, after a spate of kidnappings by gunmen belonging to a Lebanese Shi'ite clan.

August 16, 2012 10:42
 
Syrian rebels

Saudi Arabia and Qatar funding Syrian rebels

Saudi Arabia and Qatar are paying salaries to rebel forces fighting in the Syrian revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, an Arab diplomat said on Saturday.

June 24, 2012 9:53
 
Bashar al-Assad

Obama: China, Russia not signed on for Assad’s removal

Putin says Syrians should decide if Assad in power; Chief monitor says U.N. Syria team was targeted; Russian Syria-bound arms ship turns back-Britain

June 20, 2012 4:00
 
Syria International Islamic Bank (SIIB)

Qatar-based directors quit Syrian bank due to sanctions

The Qatar-based directors of Syria International Islamic Bank (SIIB) resigned their roles at the behest of the Gulf Arab state's central bank, to comply with U.S. Treasury sanctions against the lender.

May 31, 2012 5:36
 
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Boom despite the Gloom

Simon Cooper, Deputy Chairman and CEO, HSBC Middle East & North Africa, discusses the past year and reinforcing its position as a leading international bank.

May 22, 2012 2:15
 
Dubai Economic Outlook: Let’s keep it real, shall we?

Dubai Economic Outlook: Let’s keep it real, shall we?

Kipp finds government predictions of a growth rate of 4.5 percent just a tad too optimistic. Whatever happened to staying grounded post crisis?

February 15, 2012 4:22
 
Saudi ex-envoy to IMF: No Honey. No Money.

Saudi ex-envoy to IMF: No Honey. No Money.

Saudi Arabia's request is pretty clear cut. More financial contribution should mean more influence. But will the ego of the 'super power' countries get in the way?

January 24, 2012 4:52
 
Mood swings: the economic world this week

Mood swings: the economic world this week

Goldman Sachs chairman Jim O'Neill sees a perkier global economic outlook at the start of 2012. Will it last throughout the year?

January 23, 2012 5:16
 
‏World on the brink: a fragile 2012 ahead

‏World on the brink: a fragile 2012 ahead

Merrill Lynch draws a fragile connection of events expected in 2012, as debt, weak spending and soft asset prices threaten us with yet another global recession.

December 10, 2011 9:24
 
UAE Central Bank is buying US Govt Debt…Again

UAE Central Bank is buying US Govt Debt…Again

EU may not be asking for UAE aid but the Emirates is looking at investing in Greece. Meanwhile the UAE resumes investing in US Treasury bonds at “reasonable” interest rates.

November 30, 2011 2:05
 
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