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$10.9 million FBO facility coming up at Dubai aviation city
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) Dubai World Central (DWC) Aviation City, planned as the largest maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the world, has signed a deal with Palm Aviation to set up the project's first fixed-base operation (FBO) ground handling facility.

Monday, March 24, 2008 5:08:45 PM

Dubai's per capita insurance spend fifth highest
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) Per capita insurance spend in Dubai is the fifth highest in the emerging markets at 2,146 dirhams ($585).

Monday, March 24, 2008 5:07:46 PM

UAE firm unveils $500-mn worth of projects in Yemen
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Emirates Investment Group (EIG) has announced 1.8 billion dirhams ($500 million) worth of projects in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a.

Monday, March 24, 2008 5:06:56 PM

Saudi Arabia assures world oil market adequate supply
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has reiterated its commitment to stabilize the international oil market by ensuring adequate supply.

Monday, March 24, 2008 5:06:10 PM

Qatar to announce its biggest ever budget (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) Qatar is all poised to announce its biggest ever budget for the financial year 2008-09 which starts April 1.

Monday, March 24, 2008 5:05:36 PM

Al Qaeda calls for attack on Jewish and US interests (Lead)
Cairo, March 24 (DPA) The second-in-command of the Al Qaeda terrorist network, Ayman al-Zawahri, has urged Muslims to strike Jewish and US interests in retaliation for Israel's attacks on the Palestinians, reports said Monday.

Monday, March 24, 2008 4:20:42 PM

UAE to set up new agency for nuclear energy (Lead)
Abu Dhabi, March 24 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) cabinet has approved a memorandum for the development of a peaceful nuclear energy programme by setting up a 375-million dirham ($102.1 million) body for the implementation of the programme according to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recommendations.

Monday, March 24, 2008 2:59:50 PM

Al Qaeda calls for strike against Israel, US
Cairo, March 24 (Xinhua) Al Qaeda's No 2 leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called for attacks on Israeli and American targets to avenge Israel's raids on the Gaza Strip.

Monday, March 24, 2008 2:59:09 PM

Number of US troops killed in Iraq touches 4,000
Baghdad, March 24 (Xinhua) The US military said Monday a roadside bomb killed four servicemen Sunday night, pushing the total number of US soldiers killed in action in Iraq to 4,000, days after the fifth anniversary of the war.

Monday, March 24, 2008 2:11:03 PM

UAE approves nuclear energy programme
Abu Dhabi, March 24 (Xinhua) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a plan to develop the country's nuclear energy programme, according to media reports.

Monday, March 24, 2008 1:09:16 PM

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