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New fund to open Middle East market for Japanese, Asian investors
Dubai, April 2 (IANS) Fullerton Fund Management Co, a fully owned subsidiary of Singapore's Temasek Holding, has announced the launch of a $160-million MENA Asia Fund in association with EFG-Hermes Asset Management.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 6:22:53 PM

Etihad Airways posts record Q1 results
Dubai, April 2 (IANS) UAE's second national carrier, Etihad Airways, achieved a record-breaking first quarter performance and is on track to achieve its 2008 target of carrying six million passengers, the airline said.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 6:22:11 PM

Inflation in Gulf to touch 8 percent in 2008: IMF (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, April 2 (IANS) The inflation rate across the Gulf nations is likely to touch 8 percent this year, up from 7 percent in 2007, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 6:21:45 PM

Flurry of Arab diplomacy after Damascus summit
Cairo, April 2 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said after talks with Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak Wednesday continuing efforts to de-escalate the situation in the Gaza Strip have yielded no tangible results.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 6:21:13 PM

Value of Indian workers' wages in Gulf may fall further
Dubai, April 2 (IANS) The relative value of wages of Indian expatriates in the Gulf is likely to fall further with the Reserve Bank of India expected to announce interest rate hikes April 29, which in turn will raise the rupee value.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 6:13:17 PM

Twin bombings in Iraq kill 10 policemen
Baghdad, April 2 (DPA) Ten policemen were killed and five injured in twin bombings Wednesday in Iraq's restive Diyala province while senior defence ministry officials survived a bomb blast in the southern city of Basra.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 5:03:52 PM

Jet Airways to launch daily Muscat-Mumbai flights
Dubai, April 2 (IANS) India's leading private airline Jet Airways will launch daily flights between Oman's capital Muscat and Mumbai effective April 22.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 3:45:14 PM

Special operations exhibition opens in Jordan
Amman, April 2 (DPA) King Abdullah II of Jordan Tuesday inaugurated the Special Operations exhibition SOFEX 2008 with the participation of more than 300 companies from 60 countries.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 1:06:33 AM

Iraqi forces enter Basra's ports to maintain security (Lead)
Baghdad, April 1 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordered the Iraqi forces to enter ports of the Iraqi city of Basra to maintain security against criminal gangs, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 10:31:16 PM

WHO slams Israeli denial of entry permits to Gaza patients
Jerusalem, April 1 (DPA) The World Health Organization (WHO) sharply criticized Tuesday Israel's strict security screening of seriously ill Palestinians who seek medical treatment in Israeli hospitals, calling the policy 'inhuman'.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 10:30:55 PM

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