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Dubai's Nakheel invites bids for Palm Boardwalk project

Dubai's Nakheel invites bids for Palm Boardwalk project

Construction firms to bid for contract to design and build 11km project on Palm Jumeirah

Bahrain's largest lender eyes $5bn sale, merger deal

Bahrain's largest lender eyes $5bn sale, merger deal

Sources say Ahli United Bank is evaluating sale or merger with a strategic peer

Hong Kong's Langham set to make Dubai hotel debut

Hong Kong's Langham set to make Dubai hotel debut

Hotel operator says it will launch 323-room resort on Palm Jumeirah in 2015; its first property in the Middle East

Arabian Business Cafe

Abu Dhabi to feel the force?

Abu Dhabi to feel the force?

The new Star Wars film will be filmed in the UAE, sources...

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Dubai heading for the world's biggest traffic jam?

Dubai heading for the world's biggest traffic jam?

Motorists need to know plans to manage building of...

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Why Dubai isn't a plastic city

Why Dubai isn't a plastic city

Those who think the emirate lacks culture are wrong...

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Tipping should continue

Tipping should continue

Tipping your cabbie is as much custom as it is convenience...

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HSBC Bank Oman says sale agreed for Indian business
Banking & Finance»

HSBC Bank Oman says sale agreed for Indian business

Omani lender inks agreement with Qatar's Doha Bank; says all staff will be transferred on completion of deal

Japanese firm to build mixed-use tower in Riyadh
Construction»

Japanese firm to build mixed-use tower in Riyadh

Nikken Sky Japanese to build “eye-catching” project on King Fahd Road in the Saudi capital

Qatar to invest $182bn in infrastructure
Construction»

Qatar to invest $182bn in infrastructure

Economy minister reveals spending plan for the next five years as country gears up for 2022 World Cup

Bahrain laws in doubt after MPs dodge Parliament
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain laws in doubt after MPs dodge Parliament

MPs have been caught cheating parliament's attendance monitors by stuffing paper into a machine that keeps track of who is present

Qatar's QIB posts 15% rise in Q1 net profit
Banking & Finance»

Qatar's QIB posts 15% rise in Q1 net profit

Qatar Islamic Bank, the Gulf state's largest sharia-compliant lender, makes $92m profit in three-month period

Abu Dhabi's TAQA begins gas storage at new Dutch facility
Energy»

Abu Dhabi's TAQA begins gas storage at new Dutch facility

Company starts injecting natural gas into its partially built Bergermeer storage facility in The Netherlands

Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters
Politics & Economics»

Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters

Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to three years in jail related to protests held in October

Zain Saudi says losses narrow during Q1
Technology»

Zain Saudi says losses narrow during Q1

Telecom operator cuts costs and sees revenue from data surge during three months to March 31

Bahrain wants closer ties with Russia
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain wants closer ties with Russia

Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa praises Russia, keen to step up economic and political ties

Seattle, Toulouse… Abu Dhabi
Transport»
Seattle, Toulouse… Abu Dhabi
Winning hearts, minds and listings
Property»
Winning hearts, minds and listings
Bringing Hollywood to the desert
Media»
Bringing Hollywood to the desert
Gourmet»
Dubai's Zuma confirms ban on cigar smoking

Dubai's Zuma confirms ban on cigar smoking

Popular restaurant and bar brand says cigar ban extended to evenings; cigarette smoking will still be allowed

Cars & Boats»
Infiniti hybrid model launches in the MidEast

Infiniti hybrid model launches in the MidEast

The range includes a system designed to alert the driver to possible collisions ahead

Gourmet»
Alex Ferguson to auction part of his wine collection

Alex Ferguson to auction part of his wine collection

Manchester United legend is also set to sell some memorabilia in $5m sale

Gourmet»
Five minutes with: Jean Christophe Novelli

Five minutes with: Jean Christophe Novelli

Michelin star French chef mulls bringing his cookery school to Dubai

Photos»
Culture & Society»

VIDEO: Footage from atop the Burj Khalifa

At 829.8m (2,722ft), the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world.

Sport»
First four IPL matches in UAE are sold out, say organisers

First four IPL matches in UAE are sold out, say organisers

The 2014 edition of Indian Premier League begins on Wednesday with Mumbai Indians playing Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi

Style»

In Pictures: A look inside the designers of Fashion Forward

This season, 18 designers showcased their creations on the runways of Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah

Videos»
Style»
Audemars Piguet launches new Royal Oak Offshore collection

Audemars Piguet launches new Royal Oak Offshore collection

A detailed look at the latest timepieces for ladies from the Swiss watch manufacturer

Cars & Boats»
Bentley introduces first hybrid concept to the market

Bentley introduces first hybrid concept to the market

Environmentally-friendly SUV model is due to be available from 2017, says luxury car maker

Style»
$55m diamond watch goes on sale in Dubai

$55m diamond watch goes on sale in Dubai

British Jeweller Graff Diamonds unveiled the 'Hallucination' timepiece in March

Culture & Society»
Qatar scraps iconic shopping trolley landmark

Qatar scraps iconic shopping trolley landmark

Massive cart at Hyatt Plaza was believed to be the largest in the world

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