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Another option that has been pushed forward enthusiastically in recent weeks is selling gas to the international companies that have land-based liquefaction facilities in Egypt.
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The problem with the Turkish deal is twofold: the delicate political relationship between Israel and Turkey, and the handling of the negotiations on the parts of the corporate bodies in Turkey.
Chinese tourist numbers have recovered from their plunge following the 2012 eruption of the spat between Beijing and Tokyo over islands in the East China Sea.
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Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.
In their efforts to satisfy their individualistic desires, Egyptians are happy to achieve the tiniest self-realisation at the cost of the country’s welfare.
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In principle, every citizen deserves a better life; why should people suffer if their lives can be improved?

July 11, 2014

The 10 highest earning chief executives in the UAE make several million dirhams a year, taking home a total of Dh78.14 million in salaries and bonuses in 2013 alone,
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Seven out of the ten highest paid officials work for companies based in Abu Dhabi, while the rest are based in Dubai.
Reorganizing the shipments thanks to delayed efforts to secure a terminal will add to headaches.
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Egypt has missed a window to avert gas shortages this year as plans to secure a floating import terminal from a Norwegian firm hit snags.
After that deal, shipments from Zueitina were delayed because of damage from the blockade, while Hariga has seen only a few tanker loadings.
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Libyas oil sector took another big step back to normality with the restarting of an oil field that could double its current meagre crude output

July 10, 2014

Discussing other factors that may potentially influence Arabian oil, Anderson said he did not expect political disruptions to affect oil passage through the Strait of Hormuz.
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The shale oil revolution in the United States is not expected to present a threat to the Middle East, according to Duncan Anderson, chief executive officer at Gulf Marine Services (GMS).
The UK capital recorded €32.2 billion (around $44.2 billion) worth of transactions in 2013, with the Middle East contributing roughly $7.5 billion.
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London’s property market has always been a favourite for investors from the Middle East.

July 9, 2014

However food waste is not unique to Saudi Arabia, low income and developed countries face problems in waste.
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Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.
The scars left by the Arabtec saga on both the company and the stock market may heal with time.
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Married with four children, Ismaik has been spending some of his time since he quit watching World Cup soccer, rooting for Germany; he owns part of German soccer club TSV 1860 Munchen.
The global energy mix is shifting toward cleaner fuels such as natural gas
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This year, energy markets have been marked by geopolitical motivations and pragmatism to an extent never seen before.
Dubai Marina and Shaikh Zayed, where a studio apartments costs about Dh80,000 a year on average are less-pricey options.
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Affordable places to rent can be found in Deira, Discovery Gardens and Jumeirah Village,

July 8, 2014

Bullish comments about Arabtec and its shares by then-chief executive Hasan Ismaik, who resigned in June, helped to fuel investor interest in the stock.
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in a statement after its chief executive met with heads of the central bank, the economy ministry and the Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock exchanges.
The consultancy expects some 7 million square feet of new malls with a size of over 1 million square feet to enter the market over the next two years.
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Mall of the World, the latest addition to Dubai’s retail, hospitality and leisure offering, is expected to boost visitor numbers and further strengthen the emirate’s mall development pipeline.
Expanding the foreign trade of the transition countries is the most effective way of raising growth and creating employment, along with massive investment in infrastructure and development projects.
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In particular, GCC governments wanting to provide aid should orient it towards Aid-for- Trade enabling and facilitating reforms and investments.