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US backs possible $5.4bn missiles sale to Saudi Arabia

US backs possible $5.4bn missiles sale to Saudi Arabia

Missile sale approval could help reassure Saudi Arabia about the US commitment to its security

India's IndiGo denies Qatar Airways plans to buy stake

India's IndiGo denies Qatar Airways plans to buy stake

Airline says it is talking to the Doha carrier about marketing arrangements but denies claims of buy-in deal

Kuwait complains to UK over visa problems

Kuwait complains to UK over visa problems

Gulf state summons British charge d’affaires to complain that visas are too expensive, take too long to process

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Europe and its public buildings selfie stupidity

Europe and its public buildings selfie stupidity

Who owns the copyright to a national view?

Keeping food waste in check for Ramadan

Keeping food waste in check for Ramadan

A recent study by the UN showed that 32.7% of food...

Sometimes it's not all about the bass

Sometimes it's not all about the bass

Imagine a world where the music suited the venue and...

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When being tech savvy isn't cool

When being tech savvy isn't cool

It is time hotels toned down the fancy-yet-impossible...

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Retrial verdict for Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo adjourned
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Retrial verdict for Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo adjourned

Qatar-based TV network says it is 'extremely angry' that the verdict has been delayed again

Dubai's Aramex eyes H2 acquisitions after Q2 profit boost
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Dubai's Aramex eyes H2 acquisitions after Q2 profit boost

Logistics giant says it is looking to buy companies with similar profiles to its own in second half of 2015

Malaysia almost certain debris found off Madagascar is from a Boeing 777
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Malaysia almost certain debris found off Madagascar is from a Boeing 777

Search efforts led by Australia have focused on a broad expanse of the southern Indian Ocean off Australia, roughly 3,700 km from France's Reunion Island

NBAD sees government deposit outflow easing after $10bn H1 exit
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NBAD sees government deposit outflow easing after $10bn H1 exit

Major dollar liquidity squeeze in the UAE and the region due to lower oil sales and dollars moving to different markets, says CEO Alex Thursby

Politics & Economics»
Emirates Post issues new commemorative stamps

Emirates Post issues new commemorative stamps

The stamps recognise major projects under President Khalifa - Masdar City, Etihad Rail. Shams 1 Solar Power Plant and Khalifa Port.

Technology»
Duolingo launches English for Arabic speakers

Duolingo launches English for Arabic speakers

Popular free education platform expands to Arabic countries

Wellness»
Dubai plastic surgeon warns patients about using unlicensed practitioners

Dubai plastic surgeon warns patients about using unlicensed practitioners

Consultant plastic surgeon Dr Ricardo Ferla advises residents on how to identify an unqualified practitioner

Arts»
Ellie Goulding to perform at Dubai Music Week

Ellie Goulding to perform at Dubai Music Week

British singer Ellie Goulding will be part of a four-night music extravaganza known as Dubai Music Week

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Wellness»
Q&A with Nader Sabry – creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat

Q&A with Nader Sabry – creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat

Timez5’s Nader Sabry on his firm’s “Physio-Spiritual experience” philosophy and why non-Muslims are also in his target market

Gourmet»
La Résidence offers 50% off dining bill

La Résidence offers 50% off dining bill

The French cuisine is a high end outlet in Raffles hotel

Property»
Why buy a house when you can buy an island?

Why buy a house when you can buy an island?

Vladi Private Islands reveal 65% of islands for sale, here are the top 10

Videos»
Sport»
Dubai's Al Habtoor City to feature all-weather tennis academy

Dubai's Al Habtoor City to feature all-weather tennis academy

UAE’s first indoor, fully air-conditioned tennis court will be included in state-of-the-art sports centre

Travel»
Dubai’s Aquaventure waterpark voted fifth best in the world

Dubai’s Aquaventure waterpark voted fifth best in the world

TripAdvisor travel website ranks Dubai’s Wild Wadi as seventh best, Yas Waterworld 14th best

Arts»
Dubai-based artist painting bought by Duchess of York

Dubai-based artist painting bought by Duchess of York

Sylvain Tremblay’s painting “Blue Horse” was auctioned for charity in London

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