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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran says it brought down 'enemy' spy drone

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 10:07am by Reuters in London

    ... two miniature US-made surveillance drones over the past 17 months. Several drone incidents over the past year or so have highlighted tension in the Persian Gulf as Iran and the United States ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHINA DAILY, GUARDIAN, Gulf News

    ... is just starting out, but the omens are by no means all bad. (London)   3. Gulf News The global economy relies on Chinese growth far too much for its own good. If this falters, then the tentative ...

  3. News - World - BAHRAIN

    Bahrain policeman killed in clashes with protesters

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 04:23pm by AFP

    ... the protests to mark the 2011 uprising against the Gulf kingdom’s Sunni rulers turned violent. “Police officer Mohamed Atef, hit by an incendiary device which seriously injured him, died soon after he ...

  4. Property - International - DUBAI

    Empty offices in Dubai don't deter plan for world's tallest office tower

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to build the world's tallest office tower. Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, said the Persian Gulf business hub can still attract tenants and investors ... saddled the Persian Gulf sheikhdom with thousands of offices that are unattractive to businesses because of their design, location or ownership. Companies looking for at least 5,000 square metres ...

  5. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Foreign labourers turn themselves into Saudi authorities after clashes

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 05:13am by NYT

    ... labourers and the neighbourhoods where they live to round up violators. Saudi Arabia and other oil-rich Persian Gulf nations have long relied on large numbers of foreign labourers from Africa, Asia and elsewhere to keep their economies running by doing jobs like driving taxis, building skyscrapers and staffing hospitals, schools and universities. Human rights organisations have accused the Gulf ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Iran picks Persian cat for proposed space mission

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Persian cat picked for space mission Iran has settled on a Persian cat as the best candidate for a proposed manned space mission it hopes to make by 2020. But the announcement of its planned foray into the atmosphere aboard Iran's Kavoshgar satellite carrier prompted an outcry from animal rights groups. The feline would be following in the footsteps ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Capital investment fails unless you build social capital as well

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland The Gulf states' petro-dollar-fuelled spending binge provides an example to China on the need to ensure all that infrastructure can be put to work Capital investment fails unless you build social capital as well As a youngster, Monitor 's columnist lived largely in the oil-exporting kingdoms, sultanates and emirates of the Persian Gulf. At the time, money ...

  8. Business - Commodities - OIL

    Sinopec fuels expansion of UAE port

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... storage at the biggest oil port in the Persian Gulf region outside the Strait of Hormuz. The Chinese company and a Singaporean partner raised a US$252 million loan last month for an oil-storage facility at Fujairah, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) port outside the Gulf's shipping chokepoint, said a person with knowledge of the financing. The joint venture will pay less than ...

  9. Sport - Soccer

    Greg Dyke urges Fifa to move Qatar World Cup

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... declared "high risk" by Fifa's own inspection team, which highlighted the searing summer heat in the Persian Gulf where temperatures can hit 50 degrees Celsius. "The FA's ...

  10. Magazines - Style - DIVERSIONS

    Mother of all beauty

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Francesca Fearon

    ... that are harvested in rivers and lakes in places such as India, the Persian Gulf and China. Pearls can be formed in any mollusc with a shell, not only oysters. Ninety per cent of pearls nowadays come from ... through the history of pearl jewellery, the ancient sources in the Persian Gulf and southern tip of India and Sri Lanka, into modern-day jewellery from the finest artistic jewellers. One ...




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