22 August 2008 05:30 [Source: ICIS news]
His majesty returns home
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said returned home on Thursday after a three-day private visit to ?xml:namespace>
NSG members propose stiff terms for N-deal
Nuclear supplier nations on Thursday proposed conditions for lifting a global ban on fuel and technology exports to
Oil gains $4 on Russia-US tension
Oil rose by more than $4/bbl to nearly $120 on Thursday, climbing for a third day, as
US wants push to revive trade talks
Tamweel says no corruption probe on company
The country's largest mortgage provider Tamweel said on Thursday it is not being investigated by authorities over allegations that two former officials had embezzled from the company.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has sent a cable to Algerian President Abdel Aziz Baouteflika expressing deep condolences on demise of scores of Algerians in the blast that targeted a school of the security forces in East
Azmi qualifies for second round
Market dinar rates deter speculators
Kuwaiti banks have made it more expensive for speculators to bet on the dinar-dollar exchange rate after the central bank withdrew an interbank guarantee this month, drying up liquidity, bankers and traders said. As the dollar strengthens on global markets, investors expect
More judges pronouncing alternative sentences
Discretionary substitute sentences have become an alternative form of punishment meted out by Saudi judges for crimes that do not normally invite capital punishment.
Ministry asked to pay citizens for land acquisition
In what has been hailed as a first in
OPEC faces new challenges as global oil demand slows
With market dynamics undergoing massive transition, literally in a matter of weeks, the focus is back on the next move of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on the global energy chessboard. In the evolving scenario, eyes are once again set on the next OPEC ministerial scheduled on Sept9 in
GCC unified tariff likely from 2009
Gulf Arab states are likely to scrap a system of charging import duties for the benefit of the state of final destination in 2009, the last step in implementing a regional customs union, a
Bush accelerated US decline: professor Lehmann
Jean-Pierre Lehmann, a professor of international political economy at IMD, has said, “I share the opinion of those who see Bush as one of the worst presidents the
“Solomon’s Conference” rehearsal stopped
Hadi Marzban’s “Solomon’s Conference with a Bird” rehearsals were stopped due to unknown reasons.
High commodity prices and continuing mortgage problem have plagued the
The head of
Two suicide bombers have killed 59 people at an arms factory near
US woes rattle Asian stockmarkets
Asian stocks have fallen to a two-year low, due mainly to fears the
Lebanese Cabinet issues decree to establish ties with
After 30 years, Imam Sadr's message of unity lives on
When Amal representative Hassan Zeineddine introduced March-14 allied parliamentarian Ghassan Tueni on Tuesday at an exhibition commemorating the 30th anniversary of the disappearance of Imam Musa Sadr, it was a moment that might have made the missing cleric proud.
Lebanon's remittance inflow reaches $5.5bn in 2007 - report
The World Bank indicated that inward remittance inflow into
Tourism to make up 14.5% of
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) expected the tourism sector to account for 14.5% of
Blaze victims rebuild lives
More than 150 Indian and Pakistani workers yesterday set about re-building their lives, as their gutted accommodation in the heart of
24,000km tour of friendship
Bahrani traveller Ali Mushaima is now back in
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