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“The UAE is known for setting new benchmarks in various fields and creating exemplary standards that are being emulated across the region."
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This was among the few demonstrations worldwide, where a government-issued identity card has been used to enable financial transactions.

The documentation of the facility from BLME has been finalised, with the closing and initial drawdown having been successfully concluded.
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BLME has concluded a $15 million senior secured facility for Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA), the regional MVNO group rolling out Virgin Mobile across the Middle East & Africa region.

South Sudan's oil is exported through Sudanese pipelines and this generates revenues
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A total of $3.5 billion was realised by South Sudan from its crude oil sales between June 2013 and May this year, the country's petroleum and mining ministry announced.

Lebanon’s gross domestic product dropped 2.9 percent annually between 2012 and 2014
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The conflict in Syria has cost Lebanon $7.5 billion as it struggles to cope with hosting more than a million refugees from the neighboring country

In the 12 months to end March, the city recorded increases of 27.7 per cent, with the second-half of 2013 seeing the sharpest gains
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Dubai’s home prices were up only 3.4 per cent in the first quarter, but enough to continue to top the global rankings with the highest growth in residential property values for a fourth straight quarter.

The International Monetary Fund warned Bahrain last year that the Kingdom needed to reform its public finances in the medium term to avoid its debt burden becoming unsustainable.
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The small oil exporter faces tough choices between boosting state expenditure to sooth simmering political unrest and keeping its fragile public finances sustainable.

“The two countries have a lot in common, such as religion, neighborliness, history, and culture,” he stated, adding that these factors can help catalyze their economic relations.
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“Bilateral trade stands at just $150 million, which is far below the expectations of both nations,” Al-Madaj told the Kuwait News Agency.

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The six month Dubai World Expo event is expected to attract 25 million visitors and be a key driver for tourism, with other emirates also set to benefit.
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The six month Dubai World Expo event is expected to attract 25 million visitors and be a key driver for tourism, with other emirates also set to benefit, the company said.

The new service means that as of August 1, Emirates will offer passengers 14,185 seats each week on the route from Dubai.
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Emirates has served Karachi since it was founded in 1985, and in the past decade alone has transported over six million passengers on the route.

But the prospect of large job cuts at Alitalia and the airline’s debt of at least €800 million have been major hurdles in the talks.
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Etihad Airways on Sunday said it is pressing ahead with a plan for an equity investment in the struggling Italian carrier Alitalia.

Mearly half of Yemen's population is going hungry, the UN's food agency warned Friday, saying it was scaling up its aid to the impoverished country.
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The country has one of the world's highest levels of malnutrition among children, with nearly half of all kids under the age of five -- a full two million of them -- stunted/

Exports in Iraq have been hit by persistent militant attacks on a pipeline connecting the northern province of Kirkuk to the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan.
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Oil revenues account for the lion's share of government income, and the authorities are seeking to dramatically ramp them up to fund much-needed reconstruction of Iraq's conflict-battered economy and infrastructure

The measure is designed to target the lowest-earning of government employees, namely in the education and healthcare sectors, as well as the state-run religious institution of Al-Azhar.
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The law will include full-time and temporary employees working in state administrative facilities, public sector companies, local administration units, public agencies and other government institutions.

The insurance sector saw its trading volume more than triple to 0.4mn stocks and value more than quadruple to QR26.94mn on more-than-doubled deals to 204.
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“A memorable day for Qatar, the QSE and all market participants, and also the beginning of a new era for our marketplace,” said the bourse’s CEO Rashid Ali al-Mansoori.

The DTEC will build on the success of the DSOA’s current technology incubation centre — Silicon Oasis Founders, or SOF — that was launched in April 2012 to promote local entrepreneurial talent in the IT sector.
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he technology incubation centre offers emerging entrepreneurs an opportunity to advance their business through providing consultancy, mentoring, workspace facilities and networking opportunities.