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German minister accuses Qatar of funding Islamic State fighters

German minister accuses Qatar of funding Islamic State fighters

Qatar has previously denied that it supports Islamist insurgents in Syria and Iraq

RTA says final Dubai Tram traffic diversion begins

RTA says final Dubai Tram traffic diversion begins

Dubai's transport authority announces new road diversion ahead of rail project opening in November

Belgium diplomat arrested for pulling veil from Qatari princess

Belgium diplomat arrested for pulling veil from Qatari princess

Senior official says he removed her veil after she asked for directions because ‘I don’t talk to anyone if I can’t see their face'

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Think rich to get rich

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Baby NOT on board?

Baby NOT on board?

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The hotel that fined guests $500 for bad reviews

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Arsenal will win the Premier League, City finish fourth and Spurs face relegation

Arsenal will win the Premier League, City finish fourth and Spurs face relegation

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Zachariades Group to build $81.7m cancer centre in Bahrain
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Zachariades Group to build $81.7m cancer centre in Bahrain

Company revealed as contractor for project at Bahrain's King Hamad University Hospital facility

UK's first Muslim mayor accused of intimidating voters
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UK's first Muslim mayor accused of intimidating voters

Lutfur Rahman’s opponents claim his campaigners told voters it would be 'un-Islamic and sinful' not to vote for him

Gulf's Topaz Energy gets $75m investment
Banking & Finance»

Gulf's Topaz Energy gets $75m investment

Standard Chartered Private Equity investment will be used to develop marine fleet

Court strips father of unmarried daughter's guardianship
Culture & Society»

Court strips father of unmarried daughter's guardianship

Jeddah court has ruled it’s a 'heinous act' for a man to prevent a woman under his guardianship from marrying a suitable groom

Saudi heiress ridiculed by judge in $3m Ritz gambling case
Culture & Society»

Saudi heiress ridiculed by judge in $3m Ritz gambling case

A UK high court judge has dismissed claims by Noora Al Daher, the wife of the Omani foreign minister, that she didn’t need to pay the $3m she owed the London casino because she was a gambling addict

Bahrain to increase visitor visa fees
Travel & Hospitality»

Bahrain to increase visitor visa fees

Fee increase will not apply to labourers and domestic workers

Emirati jet ski rider rescued after 15 hrs trapped at sea
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Emirati jet ski rider rescued after 15 hrs trapped at sea

34-year-old male was rescued by helicopter emergency services after riding in rough seas on Sunday

Behind the scenes at Rolls-Royce
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Behind the scenes at Rolls-Royce
Behind the scenes of Mall of Qatar
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Behind the scenes of Mall of Qatar
Transport»
Dubai's RTA says Shindagha Tunnel to partially close for maintenance

Dubai's RTA says Shindagha Tunnel to partially close for maintenance

Transport authority announces plan to carry out repair work overnight Friday/Saturday at tunnel under Dubai Creek

Retail»
Carrefour to be first to open in revamped BurJuman wing

Carrefour to be first to open in revamped BurJuman wing

Hypermarket to launch on Thursday; first store to open in Dubai shopping mall's remodelled North Wing

Cars & Boats»

Revealed: Sheikh Hamdan’s luxury yachts in France

The 77 meters luxury yacht 'The Smeralda' and the 88 meters 'Dubawi'' luxury yacht attract attention at the Saint-Malo harbour, Britanny, western France

Photos»
Arts»
Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87

Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87

Nobel Prize nominee was a champion of women's rights, opponent of death penalty

Arts»
Abu Dhabi-backed spaceship said to host Lady Gaga wedding

Abu Dhabi-backed spaceship said to host Lady Gaga wedding

Sources claim the singer is hoping to have ceremony aboard Virgin Galactic

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5 key steps to mastering your emotions at work

5 key steps to mastering your emotions at work

Emotional intelligence can be more important than IQ in a corporate environment

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Dubai launches campaign to raise jet ski safety

Dubai launches campaign to raise jet ski safety

Dubai Maritime City Authority launches initiative to get all jet ski owners to register their water craft

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Israeli wedding of Jew, Muslim draws protesters amid war tensions

Israeli wedding of Jew, Muslim draws protesters amid war tensions

A Muslim groom and his Jewish bride marry amid a far-right protest outside

Gadgets»
Breitling watches replace boarding passes in UAE

Breitling watches replace boarding passes in UAE

Swiss watch maker created this limited edition chronograph for first ever zero gravity flight passengers

Arts»
Christie’s Dubai sale to offer 10 works of art by Shafic Abboud

Christie’s Dubai sale to offer 10 works of art by Shafic Abboud

The masterpieces are from his collection of Viviene & Robert on sale October 21.

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