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Qatar reveals plan to host World Cup 2022 fans in desert tents

Qatar reveals plan to host World Cup 2022 fans in desert tents

Organisers announces pilot project to accommodate 2,000 fans; eyeing five sites for similar tented villages

Dubai's ride-hailing firm Careem targets first profit by 2018

Dubai's ride-hailing firm Careem targets first profit by 2018

Co-founder Mudassir Sheikha says company is aiming to expand in new markets including Oman and a number of North African countries

Bahrain, Oman offer hope as GCC online jobs market slumps

Bahrain, Oman offer hope as GCC online jobs market slumps

Bahrain and Oman buck downward trend as economic slowdown in region continues to bite, says Monster

Kuwait finance chief says wage bill review is needed

Kuwait finance chief says wage bill review is needed

Senior official at finance ministry speaks out after Saudi Arabia announced cuts to ministers' salaries, perks

Two thirds of Emiratis hoping to be debt free by end-2016

Two thirds of Emiratis hoping to be debt free by end-2016

National Bonds research says most nationals and expats hoping to escape debt burden

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UAE's new wage protection law to be effective from October
Politics & Economics»

UAE's new wage protection law to be effective from October

New law will place further obligations on employers in the UAE to pay workers’ wages on time

Saudi Haramain train stations to open by end of 2017
Transport»

Saudi Haramain train stations to open by end of 2017

Train stations’ opening dates postponed due to commercial 'financial burden'

Qatar reveals new visa rules to boost tourism
Travel & Hospitality»

Qatar reveals new visa rules to boost tourism

Transit passengers in Doha will now be allowed a maximum of four days in the Gulf country

Bahrain to require external sharia auditors for Islamic banks
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain to require external sharia auditors for Islamic banks

Central bank proposes new governance rules that represent a shift away from the long-held practice of self-regulation

Access to finance 'critical' for GCC in era of low oil prices
Politics & Economics»

Access to finance 'critical' for GCC in era of low oil prices

New report says GCC countries need to prioritise public spending and develop a more competitive banking sector

Iran's Ahmadinejad says will not make presidential comeback
Politics & Economics»

Iran's Ahmadinejad says will not make presidential comeback

Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says his candidacy would increase divisions in Iran

Kuwait bourse set to introduce new stock swing limit
Markets»

Kuwait bourse set to introduce new stock swing limit

Stock exchange will set a limit of 20% for the maximum daily rise or fall of individual stocks by November

Saudi insurers struggle despite rise in motor, medical tariffs
Banking & Finance»

Saudi insurers struggle despite rise in motor, medical tariffs

New S&P report says many of country's 32 insurers have posted disappointing results in H1

Saudi energy minister dashes hopes for OPEC deal in Algeria
Energy»

Saudi energy minister dashes hopes for OPEC deal in Algeria

Oil prices have more than halved from 2014 levels due to oversupply, prompting major players to seek market rebalancing

Etihad says to launch Dreamliner on Riyadh route from Oct 30
Transport»

Etihad says to launch Dreamliner on Riyadh route from Oct 30

Abu Dhabi airline to deploy larger 299-seat Boeing 787 aircraft amid growing demand from passengers

Bahrain expects bids by year-end for refinery expansion
Energy»

Bahrain expects bids by year-end for refinery expansion

Oil minister also says a new oil pipeline between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will be commissioned in 2018

Saudis cut wage, benefit bill in delicate pursuit of austerity
Politics & Economics»
Saudis cut wage, benefit bill in delicate pursuit of austerity
Twitter's future timeline could depend on new owner
Technology»
Twitter's future timeline could depend on new owner
Expat citizenship could help solve Dubai's economic challenge
Politics & Economics»
Expat citizenship could help solve Dubai's economic challenge
London's ranking as top finance centre under threat as Brexit looms
Banking & Finance»
London's ranking as top finance centre under threat as Brexit looms
Majority of UK CEOs considering moving operations abroad post-Brexit: survey
Politics & Economics»
Majority of UK CEOs considering moving operations abroad post-Brexit: survey
Golfing world mourns passing of legendary Arnold Palmer
World»
Golfing world mourns passing of legendary Arnold Palmer
Istanbul vies for lucrative crown of international financial centre
Politics & Economics»
Istanbul vies for lucrative crown of international financial centre
Twitter in talks with tech companies over possible sale
Technology»
Twitter in talks with tech companies over possible sale
How technology is revving up the future of driving
Technology»
How technology is revving up the future of driving
Finally, developers in Dubai appear to be listening
Property»
Finally, developers in Dubai appear to be listening
Petrolling the world: Sharjah's Gulf Petrochem
Energy»
Petrolling the world: Sharjah's Gulf Petrochem
Sipping success: Nobel Peace Prize honouree Merrill Fernando
Retail»
Sipping success: Nobel Peace Prize honouree Merrill Fernando
OPEC in new push to clinch first deal to curb output since 2008
Energy»
OPEC in new push to clinch first deal to curb output since 2008
Police arrest New York bombing suspect following gunfight
Politics & Economics»
Police arrest New York bombing suspect following gunfight
The calculus of conflict in the Middle East
Politics & Economics»
The calculus of conflict in the Middle East
Back in the black: Mark Robinson
Banking & Finance»
Back in the black: Mark Robinson
The double standards of US carrier complaints over Gulf codeshare deals
Transport»
The double standards of US carrier complaints over Gulf codeshare deals
A printed future: the 3D revolution
Technology»
A printed future: the 3D revolution
The storyteller: Blue Apple's Vishal Anand
Business»
The storyteller: Blue Apple's Vishal Anand
Technology»
Sheikh Hamdan reaches 2 million followers on Twitter

Sheikh Hamdan reaches 2 million followers on Twitter

Dubai Crown Prince joined the social media platform in 2010

Arts»
CATS the Musical coming to Dubai Opera

CATS the Musical coming to Dubai Opera

Record-breaking show comes to Dubai from January 16 to 25 2017

Culture & Society»
Al Hijri holiday declared for all UAE workers on Sunday

Al Hijri holiday declared for all UAE workers on Sunday

Private and public sector workers in the UAE will receive an official paid holiday to celebrate the coming Islamic New Year

Arts»
Katherine Jenkins, Alfie Boe to headline White Nights festival in Dubai

Katherine Jenkins, Alfie Boe to headline White Nights festival in Dubai

First ever White Nights takes place from March 30 to April 8 2017 at Dubai Opera

Photos»
Sport»
Qatar appoints Jorge Fossati in bid to revive 2018 World Cup hopes

Qatar appoints Jorge Fossati in bid to revive 2018 World Cup hopes

63-year-old Uruguayan Fossati replaces Jose Daniel Carreno who was sacked on Friday

Lifestyle»

11 of the strangest and most frequent items lost in a Dubai nightclub

Societe nightclub has seen everything from glass eyeballs to credit cards left behind by visitors

Travel»

Travel hacks for solo vacationers

Expert tips from Dubai-based online holiday booking website HolidayMe.com

Videos»
Sport»
Pep the perfectionist demands more despite winning start

Pep the perfectionist demands more despite winning start

Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City sit top of the Premier League after six successive win on Saturday against Swansea

Travel»
Burj Al Arab to relaunch restaurant ‘Nathan Outlaw At Al Mahara’

Burj Al Arab to relaunch restaurant ‘Nathan Outlaw At Al Mahara’

September 24 will see the opening of the restaurant which will serve a British seafood menu by Michelin-starred chef Nathan Outlaw

Wellness»

8 stress relieving spa treatments in Dubai

Whether you’re living in the fast lane or just need a relaxing massage, these treatments will leave you stress-free

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