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Etihad said to contribute $10.7bn to US economy in 2016

Etihad said to contribute $10.7bn to US economy in 2016

New research says Abu Dhabi aviation giant will also support 108,000 jobs across the United States

Abu Dhabi rents, sales prices fall amid thousands of job cuts

Abu Dhabi rents, sales prices fall amid thousands of job cuts

JLL report says market is now starting to show initial signs of declining performance after 18 months of stability

Dubai's Damac says phase 1 of Akoya Imagine villas sold out

Dubai's Damac says phase 1 of Akoya Imagine villas sold out

Developer says sales event for phase 2 will be held on July 30; 26 different nationalities have invested in phase 1

3 million Saudi mobile phone connections cut due to fingerprint law

3 million Saudi mobile phone connections cut due to fingerprint law

Law is meant to protect personal information of SIM cardholders, prevent use of fake or stolen identification cards

Abu Dhabi's TDIC awards $100m contract for Saadiyat project

Abu Dhabi's TDIC awards $100m contract for Saadiyat project

Al Jaber Building wins contract to build villas and townhouses in Jawaher Saadiyat development

Meet Xiaomi, the next big thing in smartphones

Having already overtaken Apple as the biggest smartphone maker in...

TOMS CEO Jim Alling: Why corporate responsibility is good for business

Having achieved meteoric success with its buy-one, give one away...

The Hotel Danieli: what it's like to stay at a historic hotel

Unlike the other thousands of hotels that house the throngs...

How to be more like Facebook's billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg

How do the world’s greatest minds find inspiration? It all...

Dubai Financial Market posts 60% slump in Q2 net profit
Markets»

Dubai Financial Market posts 60% slump in Q2 net profit

Gulf's only listed stock exchange sees revenues fall significantly compared to year-earlier period

Expat Pakistanis remit $10bn from UAE, Saudi in past year
Banking & Finance»

Expat Pakistanis remit $10bn from UAE, Saudi in past year

Saudi Arabia contributed 30% of total remittances from overseas Pakistanis

Developer says to add shops, cricket academy, F&B to Dubai project
Construction»

Developer says to add shops, cricket academy, F&B to Dubai project

Lootah Real Estate Development announces more facilities for its $136m Ewan Residences project

Saudi's SABIC studies joint complex with Exxon Mobil unit
Energy»

Saudi's SABIC studies joint complex with Exxon Mobil unit

Project, to be located on the United States' Gulf Coast, will include an ethylene production unit

UAE's appetite for digital banking services said to be soaring
Banking & Finance»

UAE's appetite for digital banking services said to be soaring

New research shows 63% would consider a branchless digital bank if they were to switch banks in the future

RAK posts double digit tourism boost during Eid holiday
Travel & Hospitality»

RAK posts double digit tourism boost during Eid holiday

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority says visitor numbers up by 10.7% compared to Eid in 2015

Kuwait's KAMCO inks $113m deal for US office building
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's KAMCO inks $113m deal for US office building

Investment firm says it has signed agreement to acquire US Global Operations Centre of General Electric

HSBC says in talks to sell Lebanese business to Blom Bank
Banking & Finance»

HSBC says in talks to sell Lebanese business to Blom Bank

HSBC has been seeking to divest businesses as part of the lender’splan to boost profitability and pay higher dividends to shareholders

Ooredoo Kuwait posts 28% slump in Q2 net profit
Technology»

Ooredoo Kuwait posts 28% slump in Q2 net profit

Mobile operator says it made a net profit of just under $30m in the three months to June 30

$15.5bn in Saudi electronic deals recorded during Ramadan
Retail»

$15.5bn in Saudi electronic deals recorded during Ramadan

5 million transactions with a gross value of $867m were recorded on a single day

Abu Dhabi firms warned against charging illegal credit card fees
Politics & Economics»

Abu Dhabi firms warned against charging illegal credit card fees

Steep fines of up to AED100,000 will be imposed on anyone breaking the law, say officials

Australia plans indefinite detention for people convicted of terrorism-related charges
Politics & Economics»
Australia plans indefinite detention for people convicted of terrorism-related charges
Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio Olympics
Sport»
Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio Olympics
Munich gunman was fixated on mass killings, say police
Politics & Economics»
Munich gunman was fixated on mass killings, say police
German-Iranian gunman kills nine in Munich, then himself - police
Culture & Society»
German-Iranian gunman kills nine in Munich, then himself - police
Twitter cracks down on harassment after 'Ghostbusters' actor receives online abuse
Arts»
Twitter cracks down on harassment after 'Ghostbusters' actor receives online abuse
Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for
Politics & Economics»
Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for "thesaurus" of previous insults
Are the troubles easing for Saudi construction giant Binladin?
Construction»
Are the troubles easing for Saudi construction giant Binladin?
$7.7bn resort town mapped out for Athens airport wasteland
Construction»
$7.7bn resort town mapped out for Athens airport wasteland
After Nice attack, French Muslims feel fear and alienation
Politics & Economics»
After Nice attack, French Muslims feel fear and alienation
How an exodus of professional workers is reshaping Qatar
Politics & Economics»
How an exodus of professional workers is reshaping Qatar
Australia's former PM Rudd throws hat in ring for top UN job
Politics & Economics»
Australia's former PM Rudd throws hat in ring for top UN job
At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights
Politics & Economics»
At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights
At least 160 killed in violence as Turkish coup bid crumbles
Politics & Economics»
At least 160 killed in violence as Turkish coup bid crumbles
A changing landscape: Sultan Butti Bin Mejren
Property»
A changing landscape: Sultan Butti Bin Mejren
Why intellectual property fee hikes need to be redesigned
Politics & Economics»
Why intellectual property fee hikes need to be redesigned
Truck 'terrorist' kills at least 84 in attack on Nice Bastille Day crowd
Culture & Society»
Truck 'terrorist' kills at least 84 in attack on Nice Bastille Day crowd
Could the GCC have a free zone-free future?
Transport»
Could the GCC have a free zone-free future?
Digital dilemma: the future on advertising
Media»
Digital dilemma: the future on advertising
The calm amid the storm: Patrick Odier
Banking & Finance»
The calm amid the storm: Patrick Odier
Breaking the mould: Shahid Khan
Industries»
Breaking the mould: Shahid Khan
Arts»
Will Smith to attend to Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Will Smith to attend to Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Hollywood star will attend an invite-only screening of the blockbuster film on August 7 at VOX Cinemas, Deira City Centre

Gourmet»
Burj Al Arab restaurant gets Michelin star upgrade and terrace

Burj Al Arab restaurant gets Michelin star upgrade and terrace

Two-star Nathan Outlaw will take over the reins at Al Mahara, the luxury hotel’s signature seafood restaurant

Sport»
Syria's first table tennis Olympian looking beyond Rio

Syria's first table tennis Olympian looking beyond Rio

Allejji used to train in China and would travel abroad regularly for camps, but she had to stop two years ago when the cost got too high

Transport»
Solar plane takes off from Egypt on final leg of world tour to Abu Dhabi

Solar plane takes off from Egypt on final leg of world tour to Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 took off from Cairo in darkness en route to Abu Dhabi with a flight expected to take between 48 and 72 hours

Photos»
Travel & Hospitality»
Waldorf Astoria in UAE offers Lamborghini driving experience

Waldorf Astoria in UAE offers Lamborghini driving experience

Waldorf Astoria and Automobili Lamborghini have partnered to offer new routes and super car models in Waldorf Astoria driving experiences

Lifestyle»
Dubai After Dark: Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Dubai After Dark: Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

A look at the Dubai nightlife scene through the eyes of an insider – general manager of London club concept Mahiki in Dubai tells all – from the highest paid bill at the venue to 4:30 am work shifts

Style»

Too hot to tan? Here are 6 sun-free alternatives

Options for women - and men, because we know you like tanning just as much

Videos»
Media»
Reality TV show White Collar DXB returns as Fighting Fit Dubai

Reality TV show White Collar DXB returns as Fighting Fit Dubai

New show format will include more content on strength, conditioning, nutrition and lifestyle

Sport»
Tough Mudder Dubai set to launch in December

Tough Mudder Dubai set to launch in December

World famous obstacle course race set to launch Dubai edition later this year

Culture & Society»
Sheikh Mohammed and Crown Prince take trip on London Underground

Sheikh Mohammed and Crown Prince take trip on London Undergound

Sheikh Hamdan shares pictures of the royal family using London's iconic transport network

Travel»

UAE summer staycations for the bored and restless

The best UAE offers if you’re not travelling this summer

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A changing landscape
After a decade as director-general of the Dubai Land Department, Sultan Butti Bin Mejren says he is acting fast to improve regulation of the real estate industry and ensure it remains a thriving part of the emirate’s economy. He explains why he is adamant investors will keep coming.

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