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Why Syria’s business leaders are top targets in Aleppo

Armed groups in Aleppo are "attacking every businessman, small or big, whether he has a factory or a workshop, if he does not want to meet their demands and buy them weapons."

October 29, 2012 11:24
 
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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
 
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UAE is the Middle East’s top country to live and work in

Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah top the list of Middle East’s best cities to live and work in.

July 24, 2012 11:33
 
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Syrians should choose leader in 2014 vote

Salehi says foreign action "aggravates" Syria crisis; Doesn't believe Iran will ever close Strait of Hormuz; Accuses world powers of obstructing nuclear talks

July 10, 2012 11:56
 
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Obama, UAE Prince talk Iran, Syria, oil-white house

They agreed there was an urgent need to stop the bloodshed in Syria and for political transition there, and also said Iran should meet its international obligations related to its nuclear program, according to a statement issued after their meeting.

June 28, 2012 11:45
 
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EU targets Syrian bank, toughens sanctions

The 16th round of sanctions against Syria are part of EU efforts to pressure President Bashar al-Assad into ending his violent repression of a 15-month-old uprising against his rule.

June 26, 2012 5:46
 
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Britain refuses visa for Syria Olympic chief

Britain has refused to issue a visa for the head of Syria's National Olympic Committee, General Mowaffak Joumaa, to travel to London for next month's Olympic Games, the BBC said on Friday.

June 24, 2012 10:25
 
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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
 
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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
 
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OPEC basket price falls to $97.44 on Friday

OPEC's reference crude oil basket price fell more to $97.44 a barrel on Friday, from $101.06 a barrel the previous day, OPEC said on Monday.

June 4, 2012 5:33
 
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