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By Tajuddin
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT) – The FAA’s ban on U.S. flights to and from Israel’s main airport for a second day marks another blow to that country’s economy and a success for Hamas militants, experts said Wednesday. Even Israeli officials acknowledged the economic setback in the firs...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 20th, 2014
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Addis Ababa (DIPLOMAT) The French beverage giant Castel, which bottled its first batch of Ethiopian wine this year, is helping change the way outsiders view the country and doing its bit to boost government hopes of attracting foreign investment. Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethi...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Abudhabi ( DIPLOMAT) – A unit of Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala has signed a cooperation agreement with the Somali government which could see it developing oil exploration and production opportunities in the African country. Mubadala Petroleum said it has signed the agreement with the Ministry of Pet...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 17th, 2014
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Washington ( DIPLOMAT)- The U.S. job market is getting a little better, while the housing sector is faltering. A Labor Department report published Thursday says the number of Americans signing up for unemployment assistance dropped by 3,000 to a nationwide total of 302,000 last week. Experts say the ...
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Jul 17th, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT)- Big job cuts have been announced by Microsoft. The world’s largest software maker is eliminating up to 18,000 positions over the next year. That is 14 percent of its total workforce, more than had been expected. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella – who has been in the job fo...
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Jul 13th, 2014
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  Jordan is not a country you hear much about economically, but a number of economic issues continues to shape the direction of the country. There is rising debt, warring neighbours, energy shortages, and millions of refugees – all of which mean Jordan needs more than a bit of economic hel...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 12th, 2014
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Recently Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the head of the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA), was named the most influential personality in the world of art.ArtReview in its annual “Power 100”, said  the sister of the current emir of Qatar, topped the charts due to “he...