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Construction & Real Estate

Emaar launches third luxury project in Saudi Arabia

Leading global developer Emaar has announced the launch of its third luxury residential project in Jeddah Gate, an elegant masterplannned community located centrally in the Saudi city, under its Emaar Residences brand of homes.

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Retail & Wholesale

DMCC, Turkey plan gold exchange for Islamic markets

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the free zone authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in the emirate has signed a deal with Turkey's Borsa Istanbul to set up an universal Sharia-compliant gold exchange for Islamic markets.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Opec to push for non-member oil production cuts

Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will seek to persuade non-Opec nations to cut production at its crucial meeting in Vienna as part of the newly struck agreement to stem a crude glut and lift painfully low prices.

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Finance & Capital Market

IDB lists $1.25 billion sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) listed a $1.25 billion Sukuk today (December 8) on Nasdaq Dubai, the region’s international financial exchange.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

Cyber threats ‘exploiting new technologies in 2017’

The upcoming year will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their tactics to capitalize on the changing technology landscape, said a report.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Damen in deal to build 16 ferries for Ivory Coast

Damen Shipyards Group, a global industry player with 32 shipbuilding and repair yards, said it has won a contract from Société de Transport Lagunaire (STL) to build sixteen shallow-draft passenger ferries for the Ivory Coast.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Kuwait Airways welcomes first Boeing 777-300ER

Kuwait Airways welcomed the first Boeing 777-300ER into its fleet with a traditional water canon salute at the Kuwait International Airport. The aircraft, named "Failaka", is first of the 10 Boeing planes ordered by the national carrier.

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IT & Telecommunications

Batelco wins top honours at Dubai event

Bahrain's leading telecom services operator Batelco said it has won the ‘Fastest Growing Service Provider Partner of the Year’ award at the Avaya Engage event held in Dubai, UAE.

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Motoring

GAC Motor to launch flagship SUV in Bahrain

GAC Motor, one of China’s leading automobile manufacturers, said it is aiming to grow its market share in Bahrain with the launch of its flagship SUV model – GS4 next week.

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Health & Environment

Dubai launches medical complaints portal

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a medical complaints portal in line with its plans to further boost efficiencies and streamline processes through e-complaints system.

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Media & Promotion

Dubai Culture wins key ISO certification

Dubai Culture, the emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has been awarded the ISO ‘20000:2011’ certificate for IT Services Management following an in-depth review by independent business standards consultancy BSI Group.

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Education, HR & Training

International Labour Organization inks GCC pact

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has signed a Plan of Joint Activities with the GCC countries which will focus on key regional labour issues, included small and medium enterprise (SME) promotion, recruitment policies and managing migrant worker

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Miscellaneous

Switzerland to open world's longest train tunnel

Switzerland is set to open the Gotthard Base Tunnel - the world's longest and deepest train tunnel - following the successful completion of its exhaustive safety and technical tests.

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