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TRA relaxes broadband restrictions on Batelco

03/30/2014, 09:00PM From Gulf Daily News

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) yesterday said it has decided to remove regulatory obligations on Batelco for mass-market fixed broadband services....

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KPC seeks to boost Kuwait oil industry in int'l mkts: CEO

03/29/2014, 09:30PM From zawya.com

Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation Mr. Nizar Al-Adsani confirmed that KPC , as part of its responsibility, is keen on supporting the national economy, enhancing effectively the development plan and initiating sturdily progressive steps to achieve KPC 2030 strategic directions....

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National Gas Co bags Saudi Arabia contract

03/29/2014, 09:15PM From zawya.com

National Gas Co (NGC) announced on Thursday that it has been awarded a contract for supply of three LPG tanks in Saudi Arabia. It has also entered into a franchise agreement with a Kuwait-based company to introduce its metal cutting gas in the Kuwaiti market....

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JIB's profit increases 26pc to $91.3 million

03/28/2014, 09:00PM From Gulf Daily News

Jordan Islamic Bank (JIB), a subsidiary banking unit of Al Baraka Banking Group, achieved a growth of 26.3 per cent in profit before tax for last year at $91.26 million, compared with $72.21m at the end of 2012....

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Dubai plans for 25 million visitors for World Expo 2020

03/27/2014, 09:45PM From ifpinfo.com

The emirate of Dubai will be fully prepared to receive 25 million visitors when it hosts the World Expo 2020 international event in six years’ time....

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New facilities provide a boost for Dubai’s aviation industry

03/27/2014, 09:45PM From ifpinfo.com

A new aviation district in Dubai is set to spearhead growth across the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry, while strengthening the emirate’s position as one of the world’s largest air transport hubs...

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Abu Dhabi International Airport named 'Best Airport in the Middle East'

03/27/2014, 09:45PM From arabianaerospace.aero

Abu Dhabi Airports today announced that Abu Dhabi International Airport has been named as the 'Best Airport in the Middle East' by The World Airport Awards of Skytrax, for the third consecutive year, reaffirming Abu Dhabi's position as a world leading aviation hub. ...

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Oman's Orpic awards $3.6 billion plastics complex deals

03/27/2014, 09:30PM From ifpinfo.com

State-owned Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co (Orpic) said it had awarded two contracts for construction of a $3.6 billion plastics production complex, the Liwa Plastics Project....

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Saudi Arabia is the region’s biggest real estate market

03/25/2014, 09:45PM From ifpinfo.com

The year 2014 is all set to witness huge achievements in the Saudi real estate industry, especially the housing sector in which the private sector is now playing a greater role in supporting the government’s initiatives....

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Qatar Airways introduces Scotland's first scheduled 787 Dreamliner service

03/25/2014, 09:30PM From arabianaerospace.aero

At a press conference today in Edinburgh, ahead of Qatar Airways new route to Scotland, the airline's chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker, announced further details of the new scheduled service from Edinburgh to Doha, which launches on 28th May 2014. ...

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