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Economics

OPEC, allies set to agree oil cut extension to end of 2018

VIENNA – 30 November 2017: OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers look poised to agree on Thursday to extend output cuts…
Economics

Egypt plans to set up logistics center in Russia

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: The Export Development Authority (EDA) has prepared a proposal to set up an Egyptian logistics…
Economics

OPEC, Russia set for oil cut extension but wary of overheating market

VIENNA – 29 November 2017: OPEC and Russia look set to prolong oil supply cuts until the end of 2018…
Middle East news

U.N. rights body session on Myanmar’s Rohingya set for Dec 5

GENEVA – 28 November 2017: The United Nations Human Rights Council said on Tuesday it would examine the situation of…
Middle East news

Ireland set for December election if crisis not averted by Tuesday

DUBLIN – 24 November 2017: Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he would not seek the resignation of…
Economics

European shares set to snap two-week losing streak as consumer stocks buoyant

LONDON – 24 November 2017: European shares held steady on Friday, underpinned by gains among heavyweight consumer goods firms as…
Economics

Samsung Electronics to set up AI research center

SEOUL – 22 November 2017: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would create an artificial intelligence (AI) research…
Middle East news

Belarus KGB says Ukrainian journalist set up spy ring in Minsk

MINSK – 20 November 2017: Belarus’s KGB state security service said on Monday it had uncovered a spy ring working…
Middle East news

India’s Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress party chief

NEW DELHI – 20 November 2017: India's opposition Congress party will hold leadership elections next month, an official said Monday,…
Middle East news

North Korean foreign minister set to visit Cuba

HAVANA – 19 November 2017: North Korea's foreign minister is to visit Cuba on Monday in a trip that comes…
Economics

Driverless cars set for UK budget boost: finance ministry

LONDON – 19 November 2017: British finance minister Philip Hammond’s budget statement this week will include measures to encourage the…
Economics

Oil set for first weekly fall in six on oversupply

LONDON – 17 November 2017: Oil prices rose on Friday but remained en route for their first week of losses…
Middle East news

AHU thanks Sisi for agreeing to set up professional syndicate

CAIRO – 16 November 2017: The general syndicate of air hospitality union (AHU) on Thursday thanked President Abdel Fattah El…
Middle East news

Sherin Abdel Wahab’s 1st trial set for Dec. 23

CAIRO –15 November 2017: Egyptian singer Sherin Abdel Wahab stands for her first trial on December 23 over provocative remarks.…
Middle East news

Venezuela debt meeting set for Monday afternoon

CARACAS – 12 November 2017: Venezuela's foreign debt renegotiation committee will meet with creditors at 2 p.m. (1800 GMT) on…
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