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Oil and non-oil declines weigh on Qatar growth outlook: Reuters poll

23 Oct 2019

DUBAI Growth forecasts for the Gulf state of Qatar were chopped in a quarterly Reuters poll on Wednesday after the government this month published the first quarterly contraction of its economy in years.

Sudan's major floods present first challenge for its new leader

10 Sep 2019

WAD RAMLI, Sudan In Wad Ramli, a village outside the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, Alsamani Fathalrahman and his neighbours travelled in blue speedboats through flooded streets trying to salvage their belongings. | Video

MENA fund managers to boost Egypt, UAE investments, still bearish on Saudi: Reuters poll

28 Aug 2019

DUBAI Middle Eastern funds plan to increase their investments in Egypt and UAE and decrease allocations in Saudi Arabia, while keeping their exposure to other countries in the region at current levels, according to a Reuters poll.

MENA fund managers to boost UAE investments, bearish on Saudi: Reuters poll

30 Jul 2019

DUBAI Middle Eastern funds plan to increase their investments in the United Arab Emirates and decrease their investments in Saudi Arabia, while keeping their exposure to other countries in the region at current levels, according to a Reuters poll.

Top Khamenei aide says no talks with U.S. under any circumstances

24 Jul 2019

GENEVA/DUBAI The top military adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that Tehran would not negotiate with the United States under any circumstances, an apparent hardening of its position as the Gulf tanker crisis escalates.

MENA fund managers continue to increase investments in Kuwait: Reuters poll

30 Jun 2019

DUBAI Middle Eastern funds plan to continue increasing their investments in Kuwait over the next three months, while largely keeping their exposure to other countries in the region at current levels, according to a Reuters poll.

After ousting Bashir, Sudan's activists struggle to loosen military's grip

10 May 2019

DUBAI After spearheading the rallies that toppled former President Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's main protest group is now locked in a stand-off with the country's new military rulers that is testing its clout as a political force.

German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within three years

30 Apr 2019

DUBAI German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market.

Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50 percent after bombings: Sri Lanka tourism chief

29 Apr 2019

DUBAI Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lanka's Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes predicted on Monday.

Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50 percent after bombings: Sri Lanka tourism chief

29 Apr 2019

DUBAI Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lanka's Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes predicted on Monday.

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