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Rents falling by up to 12% in some areas of Dubai

Rents falling by up to 12% in some areas of Dubai

Latest Rera figures show declining rent in Downtown, Marina, Discovery Gardens and International City

Facebook boss defends 13yrs age restriction

Facebook boss defends 13yrs age restriction

EMEA head of the social media site says concerns about children’s access are unfounded and 13 “feels like the right time”

Britain unveils powers to strip suspected Islamist fighters of passports

Britain unveils powers to strip suspected Islamist fighters of passports

Cameron said he would not "rule anything out" when asked about joining the US in direct military action in Iraq

Bahrain floats tender to expand main airport

Bahrain floats tender to expand main airport

Work includes the construction of a new passenger terminal, all general civil engineering works, aircraft parking, car parks interiors, and exterior and other related works

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Should you trust your gut?

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Salma Awwad explains how to yield the most out of your...

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Trust me, I'm an investor

Tamara Pupic analyses a few examples of what investors...

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Sick of selfies

Neil King explains why he’s pleased the police are...

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Visitor beware

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With some of the recent proposals, you’d think some...

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Fifty of The World island owners 'looking to build'
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Fifty of The World island owners 'looking to build'

Island owners want to begin construction if they can find the right joint venture partner, says The Heart of Europe chief

Dubai's Meraas seeks $4bn to fund mega projects
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Dubai's Meraas seeks $4bn to fund mega projects

Sources say state-owned property firm is seeking cash for developments including a complex that will house 5 theme parks and an island featuring a giant Ferris wheel

Abu Dhabi's ADIB takes on Barclays' UAE retail banking ops
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Abu Dhabi's ADIB takes on Barclays' UAE retail banking ops

Islamic bank announces formal completion of deal with UK giant; says working to ensure 'seamless transition' of 110,000 customers

Plans revealed for luxury One&Only resort in Bahrain
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Plans revealed for luxury One&Only resort in Bahrain

Kerzner International says it has entered into agreement to develop and operate luxury resort in Seef

Saudi education spokesman fired after maternity leave row
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Saudi education spokesman fired after maternity leave row

Mubarak Al Asimi reportedly sacked after attributing 'damaging' statement to kingdom's Education Minister

India's Suba opens first MidEast hotel in Dubai
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India's Suba opens first MidEast hotel in Dubai

Hotel operator says it plans to launch three more properties in the region by the end of 2017

Viva Kuwait chairman says telco aims to list by year-end
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Viva Kuwait chairman says telco aims to list by year-end

Country's second biggest mobile phone operator plans to list on the Kuwait Stock Exchange

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Tasweek: preparing to go public
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Smoke-free Dubai - the big debate
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Smoke-free Dubai - the big debate
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Dubai organisers to install special coolers for Lady Gaga concert

Dubai organisers to install special coolers for Lady Gaga concert

Cool gusts will be propelled more than 20 metres into the air by jet diffusers at Meydan venue

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Bathing in a shoe: The world’s most expensive bathtub

Bathing in a shoe: The world’s most expensive bathtub

Italian mosaic specialist SICIS caters fashionistas that look for products that set them apart

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Marwan Koukash says willing to pay cash for Australian rugby club

Marwan Koukash says willing to pay cash for Australian rugby club

Palestinian-born billionaire reportedly wants to own an NRL club in time for next year's kickoff

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Unapologetic luxury: A Billionaire’s floating playground

Unapologetic luxury: A Billionaire’s floating playground

Super yacht “The Streets of Monaco” mimics the key landmarks of the city-state

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Inside Dubai’s latest health and fitness revolution: Salt and Shock therapy

Inside Dubai’s latest health and fitness revolution

Salt and Shock therapy: Do muscle stimulators and salt therapy work?

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Fashion Industry secrets: 5 facts that you shouldn't know

Fashion Industry secrets: 5 facts that you shouldn't know

Why the fast-fashion is not as glamorous as it seems.

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Samsung unveils ‘world’s first’ standalone smartwatch

Samsung unveils ‘world’s first’ standalone smartwatch

Independently connected Gear S capable of call-making without companion smartphone

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New Land Rover model undergoes UAE heat testing

New Land Rover model undergoes UAE heat testing

Vigorous testing in extreme desert heat takes place ahead of Sept 3 launch of new Discovery Sport

Travel & Hospitality»
Dubai's top hotel offers 'sheer bliss' package for 15th anniversary

Dubai's top hotel offers 'sheer bliss' package for 15th anniversary

Package that includes one night in Burj Al Arab luxury suite, Rolls-Royce pick-up, private butler, dinner and spa costs from $1,630

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Dubai inks deal to host squash World Series event

Dubai inks deal to host squash World Series event

Professional Squash Association announces agreement to bring world elite players to the emirate in 2015

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The magic of Milk Thistle: The #1 recommended plant extract

The magic of Milk Thistle: The #1 recommended plant extract

The plant’s powerful list of benefits includes liver protection, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.

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