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Kuwaiti newspapers suspended over 'plot tape' stories

Kuwaiti newspapers suspended over 'plot tape' stories

Judge bans two papers for two weeks after they published stories about alleged plot to overthrow ruling system

Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding posts 14% rise in Q1 net profit

Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding posts 14% rise in Q1 net profit

Investment firm owned by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed makes more than $33m in three-month period

Kuwait's Zain says being sued for $4.5bn over Iraqi deal

Kuwait's Zain says being sued for $4.5bn over Iraqi deal

Telecom operator says legal move surrounds its 2007 acquisition of Iraqna from Orascom Telecom

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...

2
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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Dubai's RTA inks deals for first metro art museums
Arts»

Dubai's RTA inks deals for first metro art museums

Transport authority signs agreement with Dubai Culture to transform six stations into art attractions

'Nothing wrong' with tax, says Damac chief
Politics & Economics»

'Nothing wrong' with tax, says Damac chief

Hussain Sajwani says some tax “normal” to pay for huge infrastructure spend in “world-class city”

Saudi Arabia announces jump in new MERS cases
Healthcare»

Saudi Arabia announces jump in new MERS cases

Up to 36 new infections reported in Gulf kingdom in five days; 76 people have already died in Saudi Arabia

Deyaar set to launch Atria hotel apartment sales
Property»

Deyaar set to launch Atria hotel apartment sales

Dubai developer says it will release 50% of hotel apartment units at Business Bay project

Construction on Jeddah's Kingdom Tower to start next week
Construction»

Construction on Jeddah's Kingdom Tower to start next week

Once finished, the $1bn Kingdom Tower in Jeddah will stand 1km high, higher than Dubai's Burj Khalifa

Number of Saudi students in US soars since 9/11
Education»

Number of Saudi students in US soars since 9/11

The conservative Muslim kingdom has become the fastest growing source country for university students in the US, from 1,000 to 111,000 in a decade

UAE bank to buy $122.5m SME loan portfolio from Mubadala GE
Banking & Finance»

UAE bank to buy $122.5m SME loan portfolio from Mubadala GE

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank says deal will strengthen its position in SME sector described as 'critical' to UAE economy

Saudi's Khodari Q1 net profit rises 78%
Construction»

Saudi's Khodari Q1 net profit rises 78%

Major Saudi construction firm says auction of plant, machinery makes up for $266m operating profit loss

Damac boss denies
Property»

Damac boss denies "stealing" Donald Trump from Nakheel

Damac chairman Hussain Sajwani admits US billionaire Donald Trump joined Damac after deal with Nakheel collapsed, but denies he was “stolen”

FIFA exec's 10yo daughter paid £2m for Qatar World Cup vote: report
Sport»

FIFA exec's 10yo daughter paid £2m for Qatar World Cup vote: report

Former Brazilian FIFA executive accused of receiving massive bribe in daughter’s bank account to support Qatar, Russia bids to host 2022 & 2018 World Cups

Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission
Technology»
Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission
UAE's role in the new space race
Technology»
UAE's role in the new space race
Qatar's labour requirements
Construction»
Qatar's labour requirements
Big in Bahrain
Construction»
Big in Bahrain
The gentleman’s lounge
Gourmet»
The gentleman’s lounge
Seattle, Toulouse… Abu Dhabi
Transport»
Seattle, Toulouse… Abu Dhabi
Transport»
Dubai's RTA expands The World marine transport deal

Dubai's RTA expands The World marine transport deal

Transport authority signs agreement to ferry visitors to and from The Heart of Europe Islands

Banking & Finance»
Dubai's Emirates NBD expands Man Utd partnership

Dubai's Emirates NBD expands Man Utd partnership

Dubai's biggest bank launches new branded savings account which pays more interest based on the goals scored by the team

Travel & Hospitality»
Emirati to win place on Virgin Galactic space flight

Emirati to win place on Virgin Galactic space flight

A nationwide competition has been launched by Abu Dhabi-based Aabar Investments, which has a 37.8 percent stake in Virgin Galactic

Culture & Society»
Mystery surrounds plans for major Burj Khalifa event

Mystery surrounds plans for major Burj Khalifa event

Cage-like platform or structure has been erected at top of world's tallest building

Photos»
Lifestyle»
Are you fit enough to run a business?

Are you fit enough to run a business?

We look at what the consequences are of being unfit or overweight on your business

Arts»

Home makeover: Stylish furniture options

Some of the most fashionable pieces from this year's Design Days Dubai

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

Videos»
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

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.

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