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US drone makers expect surge in sales in Gulf

US drone makers expect surge in sales in Gulf

Industry executives eye big increase in business with GCC startes after State Dep't eases export rules

UAE to reopen embassy in Yemen's south, backing Hadi

UAE to reopen embassy in Yemen's south, backing Hadi

Arab countries and Western states evacuated their embassies in Sanaa earlier this month after power grab by the Houthis

Indian firm wins $525m Kuwait University construction deal

Indian firm wins $525m Kuwait University construction deal

Shapoorji Pallonji to build, operate and maintain colleges of social science, law and Sharia and Islamic studies

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It's still location, location, location for restaurant owners

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US airlines should swallow sour grapes

US airlines should swallow sour grapes

The Americans need to make the claims in their investigation...

Time to say goodbye to the PC?

Time to say goodbye to the PC?

Mounting losses and dwindling sales have hit the popular...

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Bahrain banks on infrastructure, private sector to ride out cheap oil
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain banks on infrastructure, private sector to ride out cheap oil

State budget deficit is expected to balloon to 9.3% of gross domestic product this year from 5% in 2014

UAE regulator lets airlines resume Baghdad flights after shooting
Transport»

UAE regulator lets airlines resume Baghdad flights after shooting

General Civil Aviation Authority gives approval for flights to restart after being reassured that shooting was an accident

Dubai rents set for 'significant' drop from 2016, says Asteco
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Dubai rents set for 'significant' drop from 2016, says Asteco

New report predicts softening in sales prices and rents from next year as new real estate projects reach the market

UAE spends $5bn on deals at Middle East arms expo
Politics & Economics»

UAE spends $5bn on deals at Middle East arms expo

Rise in spending comes despite a declining oil price putting pressure on government spending across the Gulf

Dewan says $1bn Reem Mall designs are underway
Construction»

Dewan says $1bn Reem Mall designs are underway

Architects announces they have started work on new Abu Dhabi mega shopping mall project

Qatar's Al Wakrah Stadium begins to take shape
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Qatar's Al Wakrah Stadium begins to take shape

First concrete has been laid above ground at 2022 FIFA World Cup venue which will hold 40,000 spectators

The short story of Alwaleed's Alarab TV
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The short story of Alwaleed's Alarab TV
Sony could abandon TVs, smartphones
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Sony could abandon TVs, smartphones
Revealed: The business of polo
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Revealed: The business of polo
Libya's decline and fall
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Libya's decline and fall
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Dubai's cruise tourism sector sees busiest ever month

Dubai's cruise tourism sector sees busiest ever month

Mina Rashid port welcomes over 30 ship calls in January, bringing more than 150,000 cruise tourists

Transport»
Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi

Solar-powered aircraft is scheduled to take off from UAE capital on first round-the-world flight in March

Arts»
Lady Gaga Oscars set designers in plagiarism row with Iranian artist

Lady Gaga Oscars set designers in plagiarism row with Iranian artist

Iranian architect Ataollah Omidvar claimed that the set was based on a creation by a fellow artist which has been on show in Paris

Sport»
Dubai Duty Free tennis championships wins players' best tournament award

Dubai Duty Free tennis championships wins players' best tournament award

Dubai ATP 500 event picks up award for 11th time in 12 years

Photos»
Arts»
Fabergé to unveil first ornamental egg in a century in Doha

Fabergé to unveil first ornamental egg in a century in Doha

Pearl Egg to be unveiled at Doha Watch and Jewellery Exhibition

Travel»

Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Hotel launches new beach venue

Cove Beach Restaurant and Lounge serves Italian and French cuisine and consists of a gourmet restaurant, Rosé Bar, and Sea Lounge

Education»
UAE adds 14 days holiday to annual school calendar

UAE adds 14 days holiday to annual school calendar

Cabinet approves three-year plan to implement 175-day school year from September; down from 189 days

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Culture & Society»
Dubai teen invents talking cigarette pack to help anti-smoking campaign

Dubai teen invents talking cigarette pack to help anti-smoking campaign

Invention works like a musical birthday card with microchip playing warning message when packet is opened

Transport»
Baby among 'items' lost in Dubai taxis during 2014

Baby among 'items' lost in Dubai taxis during 2014

Dubai's transport authority reveals that passenger from The Dubai Mall left baby in taxi but was later returned

Wellness»
Training in the morning vs the evening

Training in the morning vs the evening

Is one better than the other, or is this a myth? How does this affect those who work a 9-5 job?

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