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Regan Doherty

No property bubble looms in Abu Dhabi, executives say

23 Apr 2014

ABU DHABI, April 23 Abu Dhabi remains far from entering a boom-and-bust cycle in its real estate market even though property prices in the wealthy emirate are rising sharply, executives said at a major industry fair.

Rolling Stones rock Abu Dhabi in first Middle East show

21 Feb 2014

ABU DHABI Vintage hell-raisers, the Rolling Stones played their first ever concert in the Middle east on Friday - a gig to 30,000, mostly Western fans in culturally conservative Abu Dhabi.

Rolling Stones rock Abu Dhabi in first Middle East show

21 Feb 2014

ABU DHABI Vintage hell-raisers, the Rolling Stones played their first ever concert in the Middle east on Friday - a gig to 30,000, mostly Western fans in culturally conservative Abu Dhabi.

Rolling Stones rock Abu Dhabi in first Middle East show

21 Feb 2014

ABU DHABI Vintage hell-raisers, the Rolling Stones played their first ever concert in the Middle east on Friday - a gig to 30,000, mostly Western fans in culturally conservative Abu Dhabi.

U.N. expert says UAE judicial system controlled by executive

05 Feb 2014

ABU DHABI The judicial system of the United Arab Emirates is "under the de facto control of the executive branch of the government", a U.N. envoy said on Wednesday, expressing concern about reports of prosecutors being influenced by state security services.

U.N. expert says UAE judicial system controlled by executive

05 Feb 2014

ABU DHABI The judicial system of the United Arab Emirates is "under the de facto control of the executive branch of the government", a U.N. envoy said on Wednesday, expressing concern about reports of prosecutors being influenced by state security services.

UAE's Mubadala, Guinea sign $5 billion bauxite, alumina deal

25 Nov 2013

ABU DHABI Abu Dhabi state-owned investment fund Mubadala has signed a $5 billion agreement with Guinea to develop a bauxite mine and alumina refinery in the West African country to secure raw material for United Arab Emirates' aluminium plants.

Guinea can attract investment for Simandou infrastructure-president

24 Nov 2013

ABU DHABI Guinea's president Alpha Conde on Sunday said he was confident of investor commitments to fund the costly infrastructure on the southern half of the giant Simandou iron ore mine, despite the project missing its production deadline.

Libya aims to issue three Islamic bank licences in 2014 - c.bank

20 Nov 2013

ABU DHABI, Nov 20 Libya hopes to have its first three dedicated Islamic banks operating next year to satisfy unmet demand for sharia-complaint financial services, a senior central bank official said on Wednesday.

Egypt's bank profits to be flat in 2013 - c.bank official

19 Nov 2013

ABU DHABI, Nov 19 Profits at Egypt's banks are likely to be flat this year because of lower Treasury bill yields and a lack of lending opportunities, the deputy governor of the country's central bank said on Tuesday.

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