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British academic held after conducting research in UAE: wife

Oct 11 2018

DUBAI A British academic is being held in solitary confinement without charge in the United Arab Emirates, five months after he was arrested while in the country conducting field research for his thesis, his wife said on Thursday.

Bin Laden business grew from humble beginnings

Sep 27 2018

JEDDAH/RIYADH In Saudi Arabia, the Bin Ladens are known as the Kennedys of Jeddah for their wealth and tragedies. They built Saudi Arabia's roads, mosques and palaces. Family patriarch Mohammed died in a plane crash, as did the son who succeeded him. Younger son Osama plotted the 9/11 attacks on the United States.

Special Report: As a Saudi prince rose, the Bin Laden business empire crumbled

Sep 27 2018

JEDDAH/RIYADH Soon after Prince Mohammed bin Salman became second in line to the throne of Saudi Arabia, he turned his sights to the sprawling empire of the Saudi Binladin Group.

Bin Laden business grew from humble beginnings

Sep 27 2018

JEDDAH/RIYADH In Saudi Arabia, the Bin Ladens are known as the Kennedys of Jeddah for their wealth and tragedies. They built Saudi Arabia's roads, mosques and palaces. Family patriarch Mohammed died in a plane crash, as did the son who succeeded him. Younger son Osama plotted the 9/11 attacks on the United States.

Bin Laden business grew from humble beginnings

Sep 27 2018

JEDDAH/RIYADH In Saudi Arabia, the Bin Ladens are known as the Kennedys of Jeddah for their wealth and tragedies. They built Saudi Arabia's roads, mosques and palaces. Family patriarch Mohammed died in a plane crash, as did the son who succeeded him. Younger son Osama plotted the 9/11 attacks on the United States.

Bin Laden business grew from humble beginnings

Sep 27 2018

JEDDAH/RIYADH, Sept 27 In Saudi Arabia, the Bin Ladens are known as the Kennedys of Jeddah for their wealth and tragedies. They built Saudi Arabia's roads, mosques and palaces. Family patriarch Mohammed died in a plane crash, as did the son who succeeded him. Younger son Osama plotted the 9/11 attacks on the United States.

Saudi sovereign fund picks Goldman, BAML, Klein for SABIC sale: sources

Sep 10 2018

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has chosen Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Michael Klein as advisers on its planned sale of a stake in petrochemicals firm SABIC to Saudi Aramco, sources familiar with the process said.

Saudi's PIF selects Goldman Sachs as adviser on SABIC sale -sources

Sep 10 2018

DUBAI, Sept 10 Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has selected Goldman Sachs & Co to advise on the sale of its stake in petrochemicals firm SABIC to state oil company Saudi Aramco, two sources familiar with the process told Reuters on Monday.

S&P cuts credit ratings on two Dubai firms, cites weaker economy

Sep 05 2018

DUBAI S&P Global Ratings cut its credit ratings for two Dubai state-owned companies, saying a weakening economy in the emirate was hurting the government's ability to extend emergency support to the firms if needed.

A Canadian tweet in a Saudi king's court crosses a red line

Aug 10 2018

OTTAWA/RIYADH/DUBAI For years, Canadian pressure on human rights in Saudi Arabia had elicited no more than a standard rejection. But all that changed last week, when a Canadian complaint was translated into Arabic and set off a diplomatic row.

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