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Venezuela Worries That OPEC Is Flooding Oil Market

Venezuela Worries That OPEC Is Flooding Oil Market

Minister says unnamed Gulf states are over-producing; OPEC should aim for minimum price of $100 per barrel

April 18, 2012 9:12
 
Gulf states, Saudi can withstand Tunisia effect

Gulf states, Saudi can withstand Tunisia effect

Gulf Arab oil wealth fuelled relative prosperity; Deposed president in Saudi, but kept away from public eye.

January 18, 2011 10:30
 
Not your average brain drain

Not your average brain drain

The Arab World continues to suffer from staggering unemployment rates. Are regional governments doing enough to curb the region’s brain drain?

December 8, 2009 10:28
 

GCC nations may quote oil price in new regional currency

Gulf States are considering using a new unified, regional currency to price crude oil rather than using…

November 23, 2009 12:11
 
Streets paved with black gold

Streets paved with black gold

Oil prices broke the $80 barrier this week. Is it too early to be optimistic about the region’s recovery process?

October 20, 2009 1:11
 

Gulf States to stick with the dollar

The Gulf Arab states will continue using…

October 6, 2009 11:01
 
US Treasury head urges UAE to give world economies financial support

US Treasury head urges UAE to give world economies financial support

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is in the UAE to drum up backing from oil rich Gulf States...

July 15, 2009 2:03
 
Calling all nerds, Part II

Calling all nerds, Part II

With few signs of homegrown Silicon Valleys on the horizon, Gulf states are spending billions more to attract high-tech knowhow, Part II.

June 10, 2009 12:15
 
Calling all nerds, Part I

Calling all nerds, Part I

With few signs of homegrown Silicon Valleys on the horizon, Gulf states are spending billions more to attract high-tech knowhow, Part I.

June 9, 2009 11:22
 
10 fat facts

10 fat facts

The number of obese people in the region is growing, and so is the money they are costing the Gulf region for healthcare. Here are some stats.

April 22, 2009 2:37
 
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