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South Sudan willing to talk to those seeking unity government delay: foreign minsiter

7:45pm IST

DUBAI South Sudan is willing to enter into dialogue with opposition groups seeking a delay in forming a unity government, but it has not yet received such a request, the country's foreign minister said on Thursday.

Etihad Group CFO departs as carrier pursues turnaround plan

17 Apr 2019

DUBAI Etihad Airways Group Chief Financial Officer Mark Powers has stepped down after roughly a year in the job as the Abu Dhabi state-owned carrier overhauls its business after years of heavy losses.

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Etihad Group CFO departs as carrier pursues turnaround plan

17 Apr 2019

DUBAI, April 16 Etihad Airways Group Chief Financial Officer Mark Powers has stepped down after roughly a year in the job as the Abu Dhabi state-owned carrier overhauls its business after years of heavy losses.

Afghanistan pushes for investment as it waits for peace

15 Apr 2019

DUBAI Afghanistan unveiled 43 tenders for natural resource projects on Monday in a drive to attract investment in a country ravaged by decades of war.

Dubai's Emirates NBD to buy Turkey's Denizbank for $2.8 billion in revised deal

03 Apr 2019

DUBAI Dubai's Emirates NBD said on Wednesday it will buy Turkey's Denizbank from Russia's Sberbank at a roughly 20 percent discount to a previously agreed price, after a steep fall in the Turkish lira.

Uber buys rival Careem in $3.1 billion deal to dominate ride-hailing in Middle East

27 Mar 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/DUBAI Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc will spend $3.1 billion to acquire Middle East rival Careem, buying dominance in a competitive region ahead of a hotly anticipated initial public offering. | Video

Bahrain to use Huawei in 5G rollout despite U.S. warnings

26 Mar 2019

DUBAI Bahrain, headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, plans to roll out a commercial 5G mobile network by June, partly using Huawei technology despite the United States' concerns the Chinese telecom giant's equipment could be used for spying.

Bahrain to use Huawei in 5G rollout despite U.S. warnings

26 Mar 2019

DUBAI, March 26 Bahrain, headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, plans to roll out a commercial 5G mobile network by June, partly using Huawei technology despite the United States' concerns the Chinese telecom giant's equipment could be used for spying.

Saudi's Flyadeal to decide on Boeing 737 MAX order after crash investigations

15 Mar 2019

DUBAI Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal will wait until investigations into two Boeing 737 MAX crashes are completed before deciding whether to proceed with a signed order for 30 of the jets, its chief executive said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Saudi's Flyadeal to decide on Boeing 737 MAX order after crash investigations

15 Mar 2019

DUBAI, March 15 Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal will wait until investigations into two Boeing 737 MAX crashes are completed before deciding whether to proceed with a signed order for 30 of the jets, its chief executive said on Friday.

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Mueller's Russia report details episodes of possible Trump obstruction

Details of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election were released on Thursday, showing a series of incidents in which President Donald Trump took actions to impede the probe that raised questions of whether he committed the crime of obstruction of justice.