DUBAI, March 1 (Reuters) - Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA) has raised a $500 million syndicated Islamic loan which will be used to fund its infrastructure and expansion plans in the emirate, one of seven in the United Arab Emirates .
* Highest ever UAE spend at the Mideast arms event (Recasts with record IDEX spend, adds detail, context)
ABU DHABI, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates armed forces has signed a deal with Boeing worth 2.27 billion dirhams ($618 million) to purchase two C-17 aircraft, said Obaid al-Ketbi,...
DUBAI, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates ' civil aviation regulator has given approval for local carriers to resume flights to Baghdad, reversing a directive that halted flights after bullets hit a Dubai plane as it landed in the Iraqi capital late last month.
* 2014 annual profit 8.89 bln dirhams vs 7.08 bln dirhams in 2013 (Adds details)
DUBAI, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A court in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced six Iranians, three of them in absentia, to life in prison for kidnapping a British businessman who went missing in Dubai in 2013, newspapers reported on Thursday.
DUBAI, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Etisalat reported a 45 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday as the United Arab Emirates firm's acquisition of a majority stake in Maroc Telecom bolstered its bottom line, but it missed analysts' forecasts.
ABU DHABI, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's First Gulf Bank expects to achieve loan growth of 9-11 percent in 2015 and net interest margins will stabilise this year as liquidity reaches "reasonable levels", senior executives said on Wednesday.
* Signed an agreement to sell entire stock capital of Boomeranger Boats Oy to International Golden Group from United Arab Emirates
* UAE spends 9.5 bln dirhams on defence contracts at IDEX (Adds detail, context)