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Yemen sets 2012 budget with $2.6B deficit

Yemen sets 2012 budget with $2.6B deficit

Yemen's cabinet on Tuesday approved a draft budget for 2012 projecting a deficit of 561 billion rials ($2.6 billion), on revenue of 2.1 trillion rials and expenditure of 2.7 trillion rials.

March 7, 2012 1:48
 
Report of Sweden plan for Saudi weapons plant causes storm

Report of Sweden plan for Saudi weapons plant causes storm

A Swedish defence agency has been secretly helping Saudi Arabia build an advanced weapons plant, public radio reported on Tuesday, triggering a political storm in the Nordic state.

March 7, 2012 1:46
 

Iraq official seeks air defence deal with gulf

Iraq is seeking a joint defence agreement for airspace with Gulf countries as it moves to secure its air borders after the departure of US forces from the country this month, a senior official said on Sunday.

December 5, 2011 10:55
 
Major deals at the Dubai Airshow 2009

Major deals at the Dubai Airshow 2009

More than $14 billion worth of contracts have been signed onsite at the show, and despite the reduction in the number of orders, airline manufacturers say they’re happy.

November 21, 2009 8:13