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Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

Princess Haya: Maxima meeting

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While Netherlands Crown Prince Willem-Alexander was touring Dubai his wife Princess Maxima met with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum’s wife Sheikha Haya.

United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

Abdelrahman Bin Bandar: Date research

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According to the ScienceDaily.com website, Prince Abdelrahman, son of Prince Bandar Bin Abdulaziz (GSN 820/7), is carrying out research at Queen’s University.

Saudi Arabia
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Gulfis have played a role in developing Sudan’s upstream oil industry, and the comings and goings of regional investors continues. Last March saw the entry of Kuwait’s Kharafi Group, which bought a 3% stake in the Chinese-led Petrodar Operating Company from Dubai-based Al-Thani Investments, which has recently been selling off some of its Africa interests.

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Iraq’s border areas are a wild frontier, marked by intense mafia activity and low-level tribal violence. But the security situation is becoming more manageable than seemed likely even one year ago.

Kuwait | Iraq
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Despite approaching legislative elections, Yemen’s president will worry more about northern security, jihadist groups and the return of Guantanamo detainees than the political challenge from a quarrelsome opposition. But no one is yet focused on the real long-term danger – economic disaster as oil revenues collapse.

Yemen
Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

Alwaleed Bin Talal: Kingdom loss

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Kingdom Holding Company posted a $8.26bn net loss in Q4 08, compared with a gain of $68.2m in Q4 07.

Saudi Arabia
Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

Khalid Bin Sultan: Higher profile

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Prince Khalid Bin Sultan has been in the news this month for his meetings with senior Pakistani military officials and French staff officers.

Saudi Arabia
Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

Saud Bin Abdelrahman: Marriage

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Thirty-year-old Prince Saud Bin Abdelrahman Bin Saud Bin Abdelaziz married a daughter of Prince Bandar Bin Abdelaziz on 14 November. Bandar has ten daughters.

Saudi Arabia
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Russia’s Gazprom has made a deal with Kuwait’s Noor Financial Investment Company to set up a joint venture targeting exploration and production work in Russia and the Middle East. The signing of a bilateral agreement on civil nuclear co-operation with George W Bush’s administration prior to the Republican president’s departure from office has raised some eyebrows in the United States, for fear that it will spark a ‘nuclear arms race’ in the region.

Kuwait | United Arab Emirates (UAE)
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With unsubstantiated rumours of a potential bid for Liverpool FC splashed across the UK newspapers, and a new deal to work with Gazprom, Kuwait’s prominent Al-Kharafi family is receiving more attention than usual.

Kuwait
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Eritrea, a county with more than eight decades of exploration history but not much recent success, in late 2008 assigned two offshore blocks to a local/Chinese joint venture called Defba Oil Share Company, set up through a partnership of the Asmara government and Bahrain-registered Energy Alliance Company WLL.

United Arab Emirates (UAE) | Bahrain
Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

India investment fund to launch

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A joint investment fund between State Bank of India (SBI) and the government will be launched formally in March.

Oman
Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

Saudis look to North African projects

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Among the Gulf investors that have looked for upside in the Maghreb’s hydrocarbons industries, London-based Xtract Energy Plc, which has Australian and Central Asian energy interests, last year announced a joint venture with the Saudi-owned Alraed Limited Investment Holding Company.

Saudi Arabia
Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

Sultan Bin Fahd: Outburst

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Prince Sultan Bin Fahd Bin Abdelaziz has attracted some unwelcome attention following a reported outburst against journalists who were participating in a live call-in programme.

Saudi Arabia
Issue 846 - 30 January 2009

Muscat bourse to receive boost

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The Investment Stability Fund (ISF), intended by the government to restore confidence in the Muscat Securities Market (MSM), was expected to be launched on 1 February.

Oman