Friday 30 January 2015
economic summit

Arab leaders call to bolster mutual trade

Arab leaders began a two-day economic summit in Riyadh last night, calling for the strengthening of mutual trade and co-operation to face challenges brought on by the Arab Spring uprisings. Bahrain’s His Majesty King Hamad l


Arab leaders set to approve customs union

Arab leaders are to approve a customs union - the first step to a common market - as well as a power grid and a rail network at their first economic summit in Kuwait, it was revealed. The projects were approved along with other resolutions


Gaza raid dominates GCC summit

Israeli air strikes on Gaza dominated the Gulf Arab leaders' economic summit as the oil-producing region looks to better co-ordinate policies to face the global financial crisis in Muscat. The two-day summit which concludes today (Tues


GCC leaders to discuss Gaza at economic summit

Israel's attack on Gaza will be a new top entry on the agenda of an economic summit of Gulf Arab leaders next week, an Omani minister said on Sunday. The main topics of the annual summit of the GCC countries on Monday and Tuesday were

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