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  • Qatar Group Buys 20% Stake  in LSE Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 6:47 AM ET

    The Qatar Investment Authority said on Thursday that a wholly owned subsidiary, Qatar Holding, had bought a 20% stake in the London Stock Exchange.

  • CEEMEA: It Stands for Growth Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 3:23 PM ET

    Brazil, Russia, India and China offered huge opportunities to investors, but it looks like the new hot spots are in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • OPEC Considers Push for Modest Production Boost Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 2:03 PM ET

    OPEC weighed a push by some members Monday to modestly boost its production quota amid stubbornly high oil prices and expectations of a spike later this year in the global demand for crude.

  • Shares in Britain's BAE Systems climbed as much as 4.4% on Friday after a newspaper reported it will clinch a 20 billion pound ($40.5 billion) deal to supply fighter jets to Saudi Arabia next week.

  • Regulators to Probe OMX over Bid Defense Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 10:24 AM ET

    Sweden's Financial Supervisory Authority (FI) said it would investigate to see if OMX used inappropriate defense measures after Borse Dubai launched an unsolicited bid for the exchange owner.

  • Franklin Templeton Buys Stake in Dubai Asset Manager Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 7:58 AM ET

    Franklin Templeton Investments, which manages $621 billion in assets, has bought 25% of Dubai's Algebra Capital and wants to grow its business in Arab markets, it said on Tuesday.

  • Delta May Boost Cash in Sainsbury's Offer Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | 5:20 AM ET

    State-owned Qatar Investment Authority, which has offered to buy British supermarket chain J. Sainsbury's, has raised a $3 billion loan as a "warchest for investments", a banker said on Monday.

  • Qatar Interested in Nasdaq's LSE Stake: Report Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | 2:27 AM ET

    Representatives of the Qatari Investment Authority have indicated a willingness to pay as much as 15 pounds ($30)  a share for Nasdaq's 31% percent stake in the London Stock Exchange the Sunday Times newspaper said.

  • State-run Borse Dubai violated Swedish takeover law in the run-up to a bid for exchange owner OMX but no action against the group is planned, a Swedish regulator said on Thursday.

  • Libya Sees No Reason For OPEC Oil Output Change Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 8:08 AM ET

    OPEC member Libya does not see a need for the exporter group to cut or increase its oil output at a September 11 meeting, the country's top oil official said on Wednesday.

  • Key OMX Holders May Take Stock-Only Nasdaq Bid: Report Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 7:09 AM ET

    U.S. exchange Nasdaq said it was talking to key shareholders in OMX to persuade them to accept a share-only bid for the Nordic exchange operator and that some had agreed, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

  • The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority said Thursday it has sent more questions to Borse Dubai regarding its share and option purchase in Nordic stock exchange operator OMX last week.

  • Dubai Port Operator Eyes $2 Billion IPO Sunday, 12 Aug 2007 | 1:36 PM ET
    80-year-old Sumi Abe is rescued from her destroyed house nine days after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami on March 20, 2011 in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan.

    DP World, the world's third-largest container port operator, may this year sell $2 billion of shares in an initial public offering and list the stock in Dubai, Middle East Economic Digest reported.

  • GE Inks Middle East Deals Worth $1.8 Billion Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | 5:14 AM ET

    General Electric has signed three new deals in the Middle East worth a combined $1.8 billion, highlighting the region's importance to the U.S. industrial conglomerate.

  • The Iraqi government said Wednesday that Turkish artillery and warplanes bombarded areas of northern Iraq and called on Turkey to stop military operations and resort to dialogue.

  • U.K. Supermarket Sainsbury Confirms Bid from Qatari Group Wednesday, 18 Jul 2007 | 5:09 AM ET

    J Sainsbury, Britain's third-biggest supermarket group, confirmed it had received a preliminary bid approach from Qatari investment group Delta Two.

  • U.S. Says Doha Could be Delayed Several Years Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 7:45 AM ET

    A deal to free up world trade could be delayed several years if no progress is made by the end of 2007, the United States said on Thursday, as it stepped up criticism of India and Brazil over failed talks.

  • BBC Gaza Reporter Alan Johnston Is Freed Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | 9:42 PM ET

    Alan Johnston, the BBC journalist held hostage in the Gaza Strip since March, was handed over by his Islamist captors to ruling Hamas officials on Wednesday.

  • Dubai 'Sour' Futures Contract to Launch Thursday, 31 May 2007 | 6:24 AM ET

    The energy market could have a new benchmark oil price when Dubai launches its Middle East sour crude futures contract as an alternative to New York's NYMEX light crude oil futures and London's IPE Brent crude oil.

  • Quatar

    European planemaker Airbus signed a deal with Qatar Airways for 80 A350XWB aircraft with a total list price of $16 billion. The order replaces a 2005 agreement for 60 planes.