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  1. Sharjah utility raises $500 mln loan for expansion -statement

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    Sun, 1 Mar 2015

    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 .

  2. UPDATE 1- UAE military buys two Boeing C-17s as part of record IDEX spend

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    * Highest ever UAE spend at the Mideast arms event (Recasts with record IDEX spend, adds detail, context)

  3. UAE armed forces to buy two Boeing C-17 planes for $618 mln-spokesman

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    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,...

  4. UAE regulator lets airlines resume Baghdad flights after shooting

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    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.

  5. UPDATE 1- UAE's Etisalat Q4 profit surges but misses forecasts

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    * 2014 annual profit 8.89 bln dirhams vs 7.08 bln dirhams in 2013 (Adds details)

  6. UAE court sentences six Iranians to life in jail over British businessman's kidnap

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    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.

  7. UAE's Etisalat Q4 profit jumps 45 pct, below forecast

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    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.

  8. UAE's First Gulf Bank sees 9-11 pct loan growth in 2015 -CFO

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    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.

  9. BRIEF-Revenio Group sells Boomeranger Boats Oy to International Golden Group from UAE

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    * Signed an agreement to sell entire stock capital of Boomeranger Boats Oy to International Golden Group from United Arab Emirates

  10. UPDATE 1- UAE still talking with BAE, Dassault on planes, signs Airbus satellite deal

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    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    * UAE spends 9.5 bln dirhams on defence contracts at IDEX (Adds detail, context)

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