ABU DHABI | 22.06.2007
Abu Dhabi has turned up the heat in the Gulf's aerospace race, going head to head with fellow emirate Dubai in a bid to become the region's leading aviation industry hub.

BAHRAIN | 22.06.2007
In recent weeks, there has been a great deal of activity to bolster Bahrain's energy supply to meet the ever-rising demand throughout the kingdom.

EGYPT | 21.06.2007
The June 11 elections for the Shura Council, Egypt's upper house of parliament, have been widely criticised by local and international media as well as human rights groups.

MALAYSIA | 21.06.2007
Plans are underway for the construction of a $7bn oil pipeline that will allow oil shipped from the Middle East to East Asia to bypass the busy Malacca Strait.

JORDAN | 21.06.2007
Jordan's pharmaceutical industry is continuing to play a key role in bolstering the kingdom's exports.

GCC Technology Insight
GCC | 28.05.2007
The present surge in establishing universities and technology parks in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region is beginning to show a gap in the market: the need for improved research standards.

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