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Saudi Arabia urged to free women from guardianship 'shackles'

Saudi Arabia urged to free women from guardianship 'shackles'

New Human Rights Watch report says guardianship system is holding back 'limited reforms' in Gulf kingdom

Prime Dubai office costs highest in MidEast, dwarfed by Hong Kong

Prime Dubai office costs highest in MidEast, dwarfed by Hong Kong

CBRE research ranks Dubai 23rd globally; office costs are less than a third demanded in Hong Kong

Bahrain says Q1 economic growth picks up to 2-year high

Bahrain says Q1 economic growth picks up to 2-year high

Economic Development Board announces growth hits 4.5% during the first quarter of 2016

Kuwait's Jazeera get nod to build $46m airport terminal

Kuwait's Jazeera get nod to build $46m airport terminal

Jazeera Airways wins approval from Kuwait Council of Ministers for project to ease congestion at Kuwait Int'l

Saudi Arabia leads Middle East hotel construction drive

Saudi Arabia leads Middle East hotel construction drive

STR data shows Gulf kingdom has more than 35,000 hotel rooms under construction, ahead of the UAE

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...

New Holland & Holland Range Rover is modelled after the company's bespoke firearms

That's right, the custom-made motor is modelled after a pair...

The Shangri-La Doha: what a way to make an entrance

The Shangri-La has just opened its doors in Doha, bringing...

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Qatar donates $30m to help pay Gaza public sector workers
Politics & Economics»

Qatar donates $30m to help pay Gaza public sector workers

Donation is welcomed by Hamas, the Islamist group which said it would help ease the wage shortages

Construction work finished on Dubai student accommodation project
Construction»

Construction work finished on Dubai student accommodation project

Four buildings completed in Dubai Silicon Oasis free zone can accommodate up to 432 students

Qatar's QNB becomes main sponsor of Turkish football giant
Banking & Finance»

Qatar's QNB becomes main sponsor of Turkish football giant

Qatar National Bank inks deal to be shirt sponsor of Trabzonspor for three years

Dubai developer Deyaar inks deal to build school in Senegal
Education»

Dubai developer Deyaar inks deal to build school in Senegal

Company signs agreement with Dubai Cares to provide access to educational facilities to those in need

Qatar Airways set to add extra flight to Muscat
Transport»

Qatar Airways set to add extra flight to Muscat

Qatar national carrier to offer five flights a day to Oman capital city from August 1

IMF urges UAE to prioritise bankruptcy law to help SMEs
Politics & Economics»

IMF urges UAE to prioritise bankruptcy law to help SMEs

Persistently lower oil prices continue to weigh on the UAE's economic sentiment and fiscal positions, says International Monetary Fund

Dubai aims to become test bed for new technologies
Technology»

Dubai aims to become test bed for new technologies

Crown Prince launches Dubai Future Accelerators initiative to bring together top firms and entrepreneurs to develop 'transformative technologies'

Bahrain says Iran-linked militant cell dismantled
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain says Iran-linked militant cell dismantled

Five suspects arrested after bomb-making materials, guns and knives are found in houses

Middle East online jobs market sees record 21% slump in June
Jobs»

Middle East online jobs market sees record 21% slump in June

Monster says latest figures mirror the adverse impact of rising economic uncertainty in the region

Empower inks $490m deal to provide Nakheel cooling plants
Construction»

Empower inks $490m deal to provide Nakheel cooling plants

Dubai firm will build up to six cooling plants to service Jumeirah Village Circle and Jumeirah Village Triangle

Main contractor hired for $190m Dubai affordable homes project
Construction»

Main contractor hired for $190m Dubai affordable homes project

MAG 5 Property Development announces that construction on MAG 5 Boulevard project at Dubai South will start this month

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
Behzad Golkar: Making the case for investing in Iranian capital markets
Politics & Economics»
Behzad Golkar: Making the case for investing in Iranian capital markets
Class act: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
Education»
Class act: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
Shining success: Jeweller Ramesh Kalyanaraman
Style»
Shining success: Jeweller Ramesh Kalyanaraman
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

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

Photos»
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

Videos»
Leisure»

The best Bugatti in history – meet the world's most iconic supercars

The first carmaker to treat automobiles as art, here are ten of Bugatti's most iconic motors

Travel & Hospitality»
Paris Hilton Hotel coming to Dubai

Paris Hilton Hotel coming to Dubai

The luxury hotel chain will also launch properties in New York and Las Vegas

Sport»
Stenson dedicates British Open win to late friend Mike Gerbich

Stenson dedicates British Open win to late friend Mike Gerbich

Pair became friends when Stenson and Gerbich lived in Dubai

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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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