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IMF to visit Egypt for loan talks in late March

IMF to visit Egypt for loan talks in late March

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday a delegation will visit Egypt later in March for discussions on an IMF lending program after Egyptian authorities recently submitted economic plans to the global lender.

March 10, 2012 5:05
 
Top 10 must-watch movies of DIFF 2011

Top 10 must-watch movies of DIFF 2011

In no particular rank, we bring you ten movies you should see during the Dubai International Film Festival. From drama to documentary, here’s our DIFF ‘must-watch’ list.

December 10, 2011 5:28
 

Bahrain’s Gulf International Bank prices $300M sukuk

Bahrain's Gulf International Bank has priced a three-year $300 million Islamic bond or sukuk at a profit rate of 130 basis points over six-month LIBOR, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

December 8, 2011 9:14
 

Bahrain destroys suspicious package at airport

Bahrain says explosives sent from London via Dubai; Security forces stop protest march, fire tear gas; Bahrain blames protesters for woman's death, activists sceptical

December 8, 2011 9:07
 

Egypt army only wants foreign loans extreme need

Egypt's army said it has not accepted a $3.2 billion financing facility from the International Monetary Fund because it did not want to build up debts while it was in power for a transitional period.

December 8, 2011 9:05
 
In Pictures: Emirati Films to look out for this DIFF

In Pictures: Emirati Films to look out for this DIFF

We’ve picked some of the most promising films…at least from the outskirts for the 2011 Dubai International Film Festival.

December 5, 2011 3:43
 

Lebanon sees public debt at $59B end-2011

Lebanon's public debt is expected to rise to between $58 billion and $59 billion by the end of 2011, Finance Minister Mohammed Safadi said on Friday, compared with $52.6 billion at mid-year.

November 25, 2011 3:51
 

Dubai Holding’s DIC agrees $2.4B debt restructuring

Dubai International Capital (DIC), a unit of Dubai Holding, the conglomerate owned by the ruler, has agreed the terms for a $2.4 billion debt restructuring with its creditors, two sources familiar with the situation said on Thursday.

November 24, 2011 3:10
 

DIC board ‘was dissolved in January’

Investment arm is now under direct control of Dubai Holding, confirms statement.

June 13, 2010 3:07
 
Dubai plans to become world’s media hub

Dubai plans to become world’s media hub

Media City is already home to more than 500 companies. See how this media hub is taking shape.

May 31, 2010 4:21
 
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