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Etihad said to contribute $2.9bn to US economy in 2015

Etihad said to contribute $2.9bn to US economy in 2015

New research also says Abu Dhabi airline will support more than 23,000 jobs this year as carrier defends growth across America

Qatari Emir's mother publicly condemns West

Qatari Emir's mother publicly condemns West

In a surprise rebuke, Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Al Missned accuses the West of 'dehumanisation' of Muslims and Muslim-phobia during a speech in Oxford.

New tower unveiled in Dubai’s Business Bay

New tower unveiled in Dubai’s Business Bay

AG Tower, which will feature 437 apartments, will have views of the new Dubai Water Canal

Kuwait emir says sectarian strife biggest threat facing Muslims

Kuwait emir says sectarian strife biggest threat facing Muslims

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah says Muslim countries must work together to confront terrorism

Arabian Business Cafe

When being tech savvy isn't cool

When being tech savvy isn't cool

It is time hotels toned down the fancy-yet-impossible...

Why Kevin Pietersen has been poorly advised

Why Kevin Pietersen has been poorly advised

The best thing the cricketer could have done was remain...

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The winner takes it all?

The winner takes it all?

Shane McGinley asks whether every deal in the Middle...

Don't mention the d-word

Don't mention the d-word

Hotels must overcome the fear factor to serve disabled...

Bahrain MPs outraged over planned subsidy cuts
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain MPs outraged over planned subsidy cuts

Lawmakers will reportedly block this year’s budget if the gov't pushes through plans to drastically cut national subsidies

Saudi Arabia surpasses 2014 execution tally in just 5 months
Culture & Society»

Saudi Arabia surpasses 2014 execution tally in just 5 months

At least 88 people have been put to death in the kingdom this year, putting it on track to execute double the number of people than in recent years

Bosch registers 7% sales growth in the Middle East 
Retail»

Bosch registers 7% sales growth in the Middle East 

Supplier of technology and services says sales exceed $257m across 15 countries, with UAE the largest market

Dubai says bicycle masterplan to be completed by 2020
Transport»

Dubai says bicycle masterplan to be completed by 2020

Emirate will feature comprehensive network of cycling paths connecting communities to beaches, malls and parks

Yemen war will end up harming Riyadh, says Iran
Politics & Economics»

Yemen war will end up harming Riyadh, says Iran

Iran's foreign minister urges rival Saudi Arabia to end its military campaign in Yemen

Saudi judge deems winking to be sexual harassment
Culture & Society»

Saudi judge deems winking to be sexual harassment

Men who wink at women should face a potential jail sentence because it is 'highly unethical', judge reportedly says

Unit of Kuwait's Mabanee to receive $495m financing
Banking & Finance»

Unit of Kuwait's Mabanee to receive $495m financing

Mabanee, which owns and operates the landmark Avenues Mall development, says funds will be used to finance business ops

100 restaurants, shops revealed for The Pointe, The Palm
Retail»

100 restaurants, shops revealed for The Pointe, The Palm

Nakheel says Reem Al Bawadi, Russo's Italian Kitchen, Leopold's of London, Baker & Spice will feature in new $218m waterfront development

The fracking of US-Saudi relations
Energy»
The fracking of US-Saudi relations
Gadgets»
PS4 four times as popular in GCC as Xbox One

PS4 four times as popular in GCC as Xbox One

ITP.net survey points to sluggish adoption rate for Microsoft’s next-gen console

Style»
What does your facial hair say about you?

What does your facial hair say about you?

Most studies found that full beards and heavy stubble rated the best with women

Arts»
Khloé Kardashian stirs controversy during visit to Dubai mall

Khloé Kardashian stirs controversy during visit to Dubai mall

American reality TV star wears niqab in photo posted online while in the emirate

Arts»
Five minutes with… Iranian-born filmmaker Babak Anvari

Five minutes with… Iranian-born filmmaker Babak Anvari

UK-based, BAFTA-nominated director has been classed as one of the 'rising stars in the world of film and media'

Photos»
Transport»
More Etihad butlers qualify for A380 Residence service

More Etihad butlers qualify for A380 Residence service

Second group of 12 F&B managers complete training course at the Savoy Butler Academy

Gourmet»
Foie gras burgers? Seafood & rabbit hotdogs? Beetroot crisps or Sweet Corn Cake?

Foie gras burgers? Seafood & rabbit hotdogs? Beetroot crisps or Sweet Corn Cake?

A review of some of the unique and quirky offerings at Dubai's Burger Rebel outlet

Gourmet»
Review: Inside the world's largest Nobu in Doha

Review: Inside the world's largest Nobu in Doha

Sushi, gyoza and even rice will never be the same again after eating at the Four Seasons Doha’s new Nobu restaurant, set offshore with brilliant views of the city and three bars

Videos»
Wellness»
A-list celebrity beauty treatment now available in Abu Dhabi

A-list celebrity beauty treatment now available in Abu Dhabi

HydraFacial is a non-surgical procedure used by celebrities like Beyoncé, Cameron Diaz, and Matthew McConaughey

Luxury Living»
UAE retailer creates record-breaking $2m diamond guitar

UAE retailer creates record-breaking $2m diamond guitar

Guitar has over 400 carat diamonds set in 1.6kg of 18 carat gold

Sport»
Five Minutes with... Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari

Five Minutes with... Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari

Professional figure skater Zahra Lari on her goal to the first Emirati to ever participate in the Winter Olympics in 2018

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