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Lost in Dubai? Not with the new Makani app

Location application Makani goes into final stages of production

August 3, 2014 4:49
 
Sheikh Khalifa

‘News about UAE President’s health mere rumours’

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince urges caution while using social media

July 7, 2014 10:53
 
JAFZA

Dubai’s Jafza to issue $650 million 7-year sukuk this week

Dubai government-owned Jebel Ali Free Zone plans to launch and issue a $650 million seven-year Islamic bond or sukuk this week, and books are now open, arranging banks said on Tuesday.

June 12, 2012 11:07
 
No offers on oil block 11 in Iraq energy bids-government

No offers on oil block 11 in Iraq energy bids-government

No companies put in offers for oil Block 11 in Iraq's new energy bidding round, the oil ministry said on Wednesday.

May 30, 2012 5:37
 
Ex-Zain CEO urges gulf Telcos to merge, privatise

Ex-Zain CEO urges Gulf Telcos to merge, privatise

Gulf telecoms companies, most of which are ultimately government-controlled, must further privatise and consolidate to survive in an increasingly tough environment, former chief executive of Kuwait's Zain said on Tuesday.

May 30, 2012 12:58
 
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Saudi says to complete minimum wage study within 4 months

Saudi Arabia aims to complete a study on setting a minimum wage for private sector workers within four months, local media quoted the labour minister as saying, part of a government drive to make jobs more appealing to nationals and cut unemployment.

May 29, 2012 12:25
 
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Jordan hikes gasoline, power prices to ease budget deficit

Jordan has raised the price of gasoline and electricity for major mining firms, hotels and banks, to ease its worsening budget deficit that could reach $4 billion this year, officials said on Saturday.

May 27, 2012 11:47
 
Kuwait national assembly

Kuwait cancels parliament session after government no show

Speculation finance minister may step down; Row over questioning session in National Assembly; Kuwait could face deeper political crisis - analyst

May 26, 2012 9:14
 
Gulf Leaders Expected to Announce Unity Plan

Gulf Leaders Expected to Announce Unity Plan

Gulf Arab leaders meeting on Monday are expected to announce closer political union, starting with two or three countries including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, a government minister in Bahrain said.

May 13, 2012 3:57
 
Australia's NSW Revives Islamic Finance Push

Australia's NSW Revives Islamic Finance Push

The government of the Australian state of New South Wales, home to the country's financial capital Sydney, will send a group to Dubai this week to discuss ways to develop the Islamic finance industry, officials said.

May 13, 2012 9:21
 
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