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September 7, 2014

Panjabi said that there is “a lot riding” on the new iPhone, as an opportunity for Apple to regain some ground lost to rival phone manufacturers like Samsung.
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Whatever the launch date, retailers expect the iPhone 6 to be in short supply when it is first available in the Middle East.
The recent flare-up of violence in Iraq is past its worst and Kuwait Energy is keen to invest more in the country because of its potential, Chief Executive Sara Akbar said.
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Several oil companies in Iraq's Kurdistan region withdrew staff last month after Islamic State militants approached Erbil, the region's capital, threatening its vast oil infrastructure.
“The instructions that the IS group gave were shocking to anyone who has a bank account”
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Every withdrawal comes with conditions, including a three-person committee that asks where the money came from and a compulsory tax for funding the Islamist’s Caliphate.
For now — at least into next year — the labour reforms look set to continue slowing growth and dampening corporate profits. But that is a price which the government is willing to pay. "Reforms started in 2011 and now we are coming to the end of 2014. We are probably spending 20 or 30 times as much as we spent in 2011," indicated Ibrahim Al Muaiqil, the HRDF's director.
The government is spending billions of riyals on subsidising Saudi workers' salaries, paying up to 50 per cent of increased payroll costs due to firms hiring more Saudis or raising their wages.
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"Reforms started in 2011 and now we are coming to the end of 2014. We are probably spending 20 or 30 times as much as we spent in 2011," indicated Ibrahim Al Muaiqil, the HRDF's director.
The first phase of the project will include the Faculty of Medicine and the Dental College, which exists already.
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The Dubai Healthcare City authority said the university will offer citizens and residents with a host of graduate and postgraduate programmes
Al-Sisi has also charged the council with the responsibility of reducing “the Egyptian brain drain”, which sees many of the nation’s most educated and skilled workers move abroad to find work.
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Among the attendees of the meeting was Nobel Prize-winning chemist Ahmed Zuweil, renowned heart surgeon Magdy Yacoub, and psychiatrist Ahmed Okasha.