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Iran and Russia hold trade conference in Tehran »

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10:16 am | Tehran is hosting the 11th Iran-Russia trade conference that is geared towards easing the economic and trade activities between the two countries. Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and Russian Energy Minister Alexander…

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Jordan : King Abdullah rejects controversial parliament bill »

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09:42 am | The controversial and unpopular draft civil retirement bill that was voted by the Jordanian parliament has been rejected by…

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Bahrain-Saudi 2nd causeway estimated around $5bn »

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09:25 am | Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have been linked by a causeway for more than two decades but plans to build…

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KSA: Riyadh to construct multi layered wall at Iraqi border »

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09:42 am | Saudi Arabia will be reinforcing its security capabilities with the construction of a multi layered fence along its 560mile…

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UAE spy satellites to use disputed US technology »

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10:30 am | United Arab Emirates (UAE) hope of getting its first spy satellites is closer to becoming a reality after the…

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Yemen : Peace deal brokered, Unity government underway »

10:32 am | The crises in Yemen are expected to come to an end after a Peace and Partnership Agreement was signed between the government and the Houthis. The deal was brokered by United Nations envoy to Yemen, Jamal Binomar, and was based mainly on the outcome of the National Dialogue Conference. During the signing ceremony of the…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Jordan : King Abdullah rejects controversial parliament bill »

09:42 am | The controversial and unpopular draft civil retirement bill that was voted by the Jordanian parliament has been rejected by King Abdullah. The bill was openly criticized by the public as a move meant to further increase the wealth of the politicians. The parliament voted to grant members lifetime pensions equal to the ministers. There was…

Sep 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Iran and Russia hold trade conference in Tehran »

10:16 am | Tehran is hosting the 11th Iran-Russia trade conference that is geared towards easing the economic and trade activities between the two countries. Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak concluded an important economic cooperation agreement at the conference and also highlighted the need to strengthen the mutual economic and energy…

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Yemen : Peace deal brokered, Unity government underway »

10:32 am | The crises in Yemen are expected to come to an end after a Peace and Partnership Agreement was signed between the government and the Houthis. The deal was brokered by United Nations envoy to Yemen, Jamal Binomar, and was based mainly on the outcome of the National Dialogue Conference. During the signing ceremony of the…

Sep 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Bahrain-Saudi 2nd causeway estimated around $5bn »

09:25 am | Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have been linked by a causeway for more than two decades but plans to build a new one are underway at an estimated cost of billions of dollars. The causeway will also include a railway network that will serve as part of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) regional railway network project.…

Sep 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Jordan : King Abdullah rejects controversial parliament bill »

09:42 am | The controversial and unpopular draft civil retirement bill that was voted by the Jordanian parliament has been rejected by King Abdullah. The bill was openly criticized by the public as…

Sep 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Bahrain-Saudi 2nd causeway estimated around $5bn »

bahrain

09:25 am | Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have been linked by a causeway for more than two decades but plans to build a new one…

Sep 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

KSA: Riyadh to construct multi layered wall at Iraqi border »

KSA

09:42 am | Saudi Arabia will be reinforcing its security capabilities with the construction of a multi layered fence along its 560mile border with Iraq. …

Sep 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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MENA: Goldman Sachs plans return to Islamic finance »

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11:01 am | Conventional banks are racing into the Middle East and North Africa to tap the money within the region through Sukuks, Islamic bonds.…

Sep 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fighting forces Israel to lower benchmark short-term interest rate »

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11:14 am | Israel’s war with Hamas is having an effect on the Jewish State’s economy as the Central Bank announced a surprising decision to…

Aug 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Bahrain-Saudi 2nd causeway estimated around $5bn »

09:25 am | Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have been linked by a causeway for more than two decades but plans to build a new one are underway at an estimated cost of billions…

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