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India nabs six for corporate spying

NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested six people including a senior journalist on charges of stealing top-secret documents from India's petroleum ministry and selling them on to energy companies, police said Friday. The arrests foll [Read story...]

Yemen forex exchange reserves stabilize

DUBAI — Yemen's foreign exchange reserves have stabilized after a steep fall due to its political turmoil, but ballooning government debt issuance indicates the country may be moving closer to a fiscal crunch, central bank data showed [Read story...]

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The dollar drag

This file photo shows a Pepsi Cola plant in the United States. The biggest obstacle for Pepsi and other US companies these days isn't tied to taste tests, the declining popularity of sugary drinks or even their century-long rivalry. It's t [Read story...]

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War over air fares

DALLAS — US airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Arabian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the Americans. Now, a CEO’s comment that dragged 9/11 into the debate has escalated the figh [Read story...]

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5,000-yr-old underground city unearthed in Turkey

ARCHAEOLOGISTS in Turkey unearthed an underground city in the Central Anatolian province of Nev?ehir, already known for its Fairy Chimney rock formation, Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News reported. A network of tunnels and passages, believed to [Read story...]

The US is trying ‘passive tough love’ in Iraq

WHEN the United States withdrew its last troops from Iraq at the end of 2011, both Washington and Baghdad said Iraq was ready to defend itself. The rise of radical and self-proclaimed Sunni group IS has proven that belief wrong. Yet senior White Hou [Read story...]


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Local matchmaker offers dating tips

<p class="MsoNormal">Building a relationship is not a this for that proposition. It doesn’t matter who called last or now it’s his turn to arrange the date. Do what feels right and comfortable for the two of you. Keeping tabs on who d [Read story...]

Misbehavior at Haj won’t be tolerated

Mon, 2015-08-31 01:54 RIYADH: The Kingdom is ready with all necessary arrangements to serve the Haj pilgrims this year, but any behavior by the pilgrims against the Shariah or the country’s laws that hampers the Haj… [Read story...]

E-services for private sector launched

Mon, 2015-08-31 01:57 JEDDAH: Labor Minister Mufrej Al-Haqabani has launched a series of electronic projects and facilities provided to the private sector companies, the SPA reported on Sunday.The projects and… [Read story...]