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  1. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Iraq civil war fears send oil and gold prices up

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:13am by Bloomberg

    ... taken by the breakaway al-Qaeda group, whose advance puts in doubt the long-term unification of the Persian Gulf country. Sectarian strife is pushing Iraq closer to civil war, three years after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1534393/iraq-civil-war-fears-send-oil-and-gold-prices
  2. News - World - DUBAI

    Wine Dubai style: no alcohol but infused with 24-carat gold

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by Reuters

    ... in Dubai, a Gulf Arab emirate that attracts tourists with the promise of an opulent lifestyle. Or so Tony Colley, head manager of Lootah Premium Foods, which distributes the wine, said. "It has ... conservative Sharjah emirate bans alcohol entirely. So far, Colley has been ordering monthly shipments of 26,000 bottles, which include a red and a white along with the gold leaf wine. Gulf nationals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590529/wine-dubai-style-no-alcohol-infused-24-carat-gold
  3. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Australia commits troops and aircraft to campaign to defeat Islamic State

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by Reuters

    ... is the first to publicly provide specific troop numbers and military hardware. Obama is leading an effort to form a coalition of Western allies and Gulf Arab states to take on the extremist group, ... military campaign" from 10 Arab countries- Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and six Gulf states including rich rivals Saudi Arabia and Qatar. However, a lack of detail on commitments from Nato ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1592644/australia-commits-troops-and-aircraft-campaign-defeat-islamic-state
  4. News - World - AVIATION

    At least half of Air France flights cancelled as pilots' strike bites

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:28pm by AP

    ... by flagship airlines across Europe, facing rivalry from budget airlines and Gulf state carriers. French labour law makes it complex for companies to fire employees or adjust contracts. Air France-KLM ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593395/least-half-air-france-flights-cancelled-pilots-strike-bites
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by AGENCIES

    ... but is it right not to try? London   3. Gulf News Barack Obama produced no surprises in his landmark speech, which focused on the military alliance of international and Arab states that is mustering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591972/how-they-see-it
  6. Memory's desert raid still on cards

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox Tony Cruz will forge ahead with his Dubai plans for California Memory, despite the gallant grey pulling up sore after a disappointing third in Sunday's Citibank Hong Kong Gold Cup. California Memory loomed behind Ambitious Dragon, but did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993872/memorys-desert-raid-still-cards
  7. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US Navy’s Littoral combat ships ‘may lack speed and capabilities’, audit says

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:27pm by BLOOM

    ... in general might be better suited to operations" in the smaller Persian Gulf, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a 56-page report, labelled "For Official Use Only". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1474495/us-navys-littoral-combat-ships-may-lack-speed-and-capabilities-audit-says
  8. Sport - Other Sport - INSIDE INCHEON WITH ALVIN SALLAY

    Inside Incheon: Hosting the Games is a financial strain for most cities in Asia

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... economic powerhouses in Asia, but could the rest of Asia afford it? The oil-rich Gulf States can but by and large most countries and cities are not in the running. Look at Hanoi, which won ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1593350/inside-incheon-hosting-games-financial-strain-most-cities-asia
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei undergoes prostate surgery

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:43pm

    ... a nation is not strong, the world’s extortionists will extort from it, insult it and if they can, they will trample on it,” Khamenei said in March, in his annual speech for the Persian New Year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587850/irans-supreme-leader-ayatollah-khamenei-undergoes-prostate-surgery
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police hunt British man after backpackers murdered with hoe and left naked on beach

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:17pm by AFP

    ... on the island, a diving hot spot near Koh Phangan, in the Gulf of Thailand. Police Colonel Prachum Ruangthong said that the pair were found dead on a rocky beach on Koh Tao in Surat Thani province. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593136/naked-bodies-two-murdered-british-tourists-found-thailand-beach

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