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2 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

UNWTO welcomes new Law on Antiquities and Heritage in Saudi Arabia.

UNWTO welcomes the new Saudi legislation aimed at protecting the country's antiquities and heritage as well as to give the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities the mandate to ensure its preservation; Heritage conservation is today fundamental to safeguard cultural legacy but also to promote and preserve key tourism assets which are central ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Qatar emir in surprise Saudi visit: TV

File - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani smiles as he is welcomed upon arriving at Khartoum Airport for an official visit April 2, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

MERS virus detected in air in Saudi camel barn: study

Saudi Arabian researchers said Tuesday that they have detected genetic fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus in the air of a barn holding a camel infected with the virus.

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12 hrs ago | Fibre2Fashion

Alhokair to expand M&S's reach in Saudi Arabia

Alhokair Fashion Retail has unveiled plans to significantly grow the Marks & Spencer store portfolio in Saudi Arabia with a pipeline of 10 new store openings by April 2015.

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13 hrs ago | The Boulder County Business Report

Famous Brands to expand in the United Arab Emirates

BROOMFIELD Famous Brands, parent to TCBY and Mrs. Fields Cookies chains, has partnered with Dubai-based The Luxury Gourmet Sweets and Candies to develop 24 dual branded locations of TCBY and Mrs. Fields Cookies throughout the United Arab Emirates .

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17 hrs ago | TEFL.com

Saudi Arabia: Immerse Yourself! High Salaries and Multiple ESL...

I/We have read and accept the Terms and Conditions of TEFL Professional Network Ltd. and confirm this acceptance by entering my/our user name and password above and accessing the service.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia to Open Up $531 Billion Stock Market to Foreigners

Saudi Arabia will allow direct foreign investment into its stock market, opening up the Arab world's biggest bourse to money managers outside the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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Daily Times

SC restores Hajj Policy 2014; declares LHC judgement void : July 22, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: While accepting the plea of the federal government the Supreme Court on Monday directed the restoration of the Hajj Policy 2014 and declared as null and void the judgement of the Lahore High Court regarding the allocation of a quota of 15,000 pilgrims to the private Hajj tour operators.

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JD Supra

Top 4 Innovations Driving Growth in the Global Sukuk Market

Total Sukuk issuances for 2013 stood at approximately US$120 billion and the Sukuk market is likely to sustain double-digit growth in the coming two to three years with assets in Islamic finance expected to reach US$2.8 trillion by 2015.

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Freshnews

Exelis to Supply Saudi Arabian National Guard with High-Performance Air Traffic Management Radar

Exelis has received a contract valued at more than $9 million to provide advanced military air traffic management capabilities to the Saudi Arabian National Guard .

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AME Info

Saudi Nova water manufacturer installs fastest pet lines from Sidel in world

To adjust to the growing demand on bottled water in Saudi market, Health Water Bottling Company , a leading bottled water supplier in Saudi Arabia which produces water under the Nova brand name, has recently acquired 2 complete PET lines from Sidel which will boast one of the fastest turnover rates in the world.

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Naru Capital breaks records in Saudi Arabia

Naru Capital, the UAE-headquartered global deal facilitation and capital-raising firm, has broken new ground in opening doors to real estate deals in Riyadh that have yielded up to 48% ROI, and are now targeted to achieve an even higher return.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Marine News

Offshore Rig Roustabout Recalls Golf-curtailing Accident

Kenny Wood, now Assistant Rig Manager, Maersk Resilient, recalls on its 31st anniversary an accident in less safety-conscious days that seemed at first to have extremely serious consequences.

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FITSNews

Pay No Attention To That 9/11 Conspiracy

After expending roughly $4-6 trillion on a so-called " War on Terror ," the war drums of the U.S. military industrial complex are once again pounding for intervention - in Europe and the Middle East.

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Nerve News

Indian driver banned from travel over unpaid phone bills

An Indian in Saudi Arabia has been slapped with a travel ban over his inability to pay staggeringly high phone bills for SIM cards that he claimed were falsely registered under his name, a media report said Sunday.

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AME Info

POY lends helping hand to unprivileged in Saudi Arabia

Oracle Technical Consultant will be responsible to design, develop & maintain the custom components for the organization.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Detroit News

Mideast divisions cloud Gaza cease-fire efforts

Even as the death toll mounts in the Gaza Strip, attempts to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel have so far run aground - in part because they have become mired in the deep divisions between Mideast countries.

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Fox News

Split between Egypt and Hamas plagues efforts to bring cease-fire in Gaza

Even as the death toll mounts in the Gaza Strip, attempts to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel have so far run aground - in part because they have become mired in the deep divisions between Mideast countries.

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National Geographic

Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World

Muslims around the world believe that Ramadan -the ninth month of the Islamic calendar-is the month in which God revealed the Koran to the Prophet Muhammad.

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Reuters

Saudi Arabia investigates imams who did not condemn al Qaeda attack: paper

Saudi Arabia's Islamic Affairs Ministry is investigating 17 mosque imams in the capital Riyadh for not using their Friday sermons to denounce an al Qaeda attack this month, the English daily Arab News reported on Saturday.

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