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UPDATE 1-Six Flags Dubai theme park put on hold as funding withdrawn

Feb 06 2019

DUBAI, Feb 6 DXB Entertainments PJSC said on Wednesday that the Six Flags theme park in Dubai had been put on hold as the financing for the project was no longer available.

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalties in Khashoggi case

Jan 03 2019

DUBAI Saudi Arabian prosecutors is seeking the death penalty for five of the 11 suspects detained over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the state news agency SPA said on Thursday, as a Saudi court held a first hearing on the case.

Auch in Saudi Arabien ist nun die Rede von Mord an Khashoggi

Oct 25 2018

Dubai Saudi-Arabien vollzieht im Fall Khashoggi eine immer schärfere Kehrtwende. Am Donnerstag wertete erstmals ein saudischer Staatsanwalt die Todesumstände des regierungskritischen Journalisten Jamal Khashoggi im Konsulat in Istanbul als Mord.

In long-awaited move, Egypt central bank scraps currency transfer limit

Jun 14 2017

CAIRO Egypt's central bank on Wednesday removed limits on international currency transfers, scrapping a $100,000 monthly limit on individual bank transactions in a long-awaited reform intended to lure back badly needed foreign investment.

Some Egyptian banks halt dealings with Qatari banks after rupture - bankers

Jun 05 2017

CAIRO Some Egyptian banks halted dealings with Qatari banks on Monday, four Cairo-based bankers said, responding to Cairo's announcement that it had cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism.

Some Egyptian banks halt dealings with Qatari banks after rupture: bankers

Jun 05 2017

CAIRO Some Egyptian banks halted dealings with Qatari banks on Monday, four Cairo-based bankers said, responding to Cairo's announcement that it had cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism.

Egypt's interest rate hike to curb growth but not inflation, critics say

May 22 2017

CAIRO Egypt's financial community says Sunday's 2 percent interest rate hike, in line with calls from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will do little to curb rampant inflation and will harm investment at a time when the country needs it most.

Egypt's interest rate hike to curb growth but not inflation, critics say

May 22 2017

CAIRO, May 22 Egypt's financial community says Sunday's two-percent interest rate hike, in line with calls from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will do little to curb rampant inflation and will harm investment at a time when the country needs it most.

Egypt still has work to do despite glowing IMF review - economists

May 15 2017

CAIRO Egypt should make it easier to do business and try harder to attract direct investment if it is to make progress towards economic recovery after passing its first review from the International Monetary Fund, economists say.

U.S. strikes not seen as gamechanger in complex Syrian conflict

Apr 07 2017

RIYADH/CAIRO U.S. strikes on Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack marked a sharp escalation in the country's civil war but were not viewed in the Arab world as a gamechanger in a six-year conflict that has divided the region.

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