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Majid Al Futtaim boss: ‘We’ll be everywhere’ in Saudi cinema expansion

  • Alain Bejjani gives details of multibillion-dollar investment plan
  • In discussions with producers to help ‘lay ground for viable movie industry’
By Frank Kane ·

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Former Barclays bosses hid £322m in Qatar fees in 2008, court told

  • London trial of former Barclays executives begins
  • Bankers are most senior to face London trial since 2008 crisis
By Reuters ·

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Yemen prisoner swap terms expected in coming days, says govt delegate

  • UN is pushing for exchange and a truce agreement in Yemen’s main port, Hodeidah
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Put pressure on Houthis to comply with Stockholm Agreement, Saudi envoy urges UN 

  • Prince Khalid says Houthis have repeatedly violated the agreement signed in Sweden last year
  • Despite the agreement, Houthis have launched drone attacks, shelled Saudi border towns and launched a ballistic missile towards KSA
By Arab News ·

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Erdogan and Putin vow closer cooperation on Syria at Moscow talks

  • The two leaders are on opposite sides of the Syria conflict
  • Russia and Turkey have agreed to coordinate ground operations in Syria
By AFP ·

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Maduro isolated as Latin American nations back Venezuela opposition leader

  • Opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself as interim president on Wednesday
  • Longstanding leftist allies Bolivia and Cuba were the only countries in the region to explicitly voice support for Maduro
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Saudi banks, Dubai shares give Gulf markets a timely boost

  • The Dubai index was up by 0.9 percent with Emirates NBD, its largest bank, adding 2.1 percent and its largest listed developer Emaar Properties gaining 2.2 percent
  • Nasdaq-listed DP World increased 0.7 percent after increasing its stake in its Australia unit
By Reuters ·

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Underdogs with bite and sloppy South Korea: What we learned from the Asian Cup second round

  • Can the mighty minnows continue impressive run in the UAE?
  • Or will the big guns start to fire in quarterfinals?
By Arab News ·

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Viacom buys television streaming service for $340 mn

  • The Los Angeles-based company boasts more than 12 million active monthly users, most of them using televisions connected to the Internet
By AFP ·