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Middle East carriers’ freight volumes record slower rise in September

Related Articles DUBAI: Middle East carriers’ freight volumes rose 8.9 percent in September while capacity increased 2.6 percent, but were slower compared with the previous month’s expansion rates, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday.“A short-lived weak patch ...

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Dubai hotels see rates slump as supply jumps in September

Significant supply growth continued to put pressure on the performance of hotels in Dubai during September, according to analysts STR. Its preliminary September 2017 data for Dubai showed declines across all performance indicators as supply rose by 5.6 percent against ...

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Jeddah hotels turn in strong performance for September

DUBAI: Jeddah hotels performed strongly in September with room occupancy and room rates rising over the previous year, global hotel industry tracker STR said on Thursday.For the month, hotel occupancy rates rose by 3.5 percent to 70.2 percent while average ...

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Dubai hotel occupancy, room rates down in September

DUBAI: Dubai hotel room and occupancy rates fell in September, weighed by lesser events being hosted in the emirate as well as a shorter Eid holiday, a preliminary report from data and analytics specialist STR said.Hotel occupancy was 4.7 percent ...

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Egypt’s annual urban consumer inflation rate falls to 31.6% in September

CAIRO: Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation eased slightly in September to 31.6 percent from 31.9 percent in August, the official CAPMAS statistics agency said on Tuesday.Inflation soared to a record high in July on the back of fuel and ...

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September Jobs Report: What to Watch For

At 8:30 a.m. Eastern time, the Labor Department will report its official hiring and unemployment figures for September, providing the latest snapshot of the state of the American economy. Here’s what to watch for. The Numbers ■ Wall Street analysts ...

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3,000 killed in Syria in September, deadliest month of 2017: monitor

BEIRUT: Syria’s war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year.“More than 70 percent of the civilians were killed in ...

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South Korea posts record exports in September, longest run of growth in 6 years

SEOUL: Higher memory chip and steel product sales helped South Korea’s exports surge 35 percent year-on-year to a record $ 55.1 billion in September, notching a ninth consecutive month of double-digit growth and the longest stretch of expansion since 2011.While ...

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U.S. bans travel to North Korea from September 1, says Americans should leave

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A ban on travel by U.S. passport holders to North Korea will take effect on Sept. 1 and Americans in the country should leave before that date, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday. Journalists and humanitarian ...

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