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Travel, tourism to create 18,000 new jobs in UAE

Travel, tourism to create 18,000 new jobs in UAE

Contribution to country’s GDP to grow 2.9% to $44.6bn in 2017, says report

$2m sent to child of FIFA member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report

$2m sent to child of FIFA member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report

Qatar won the right to host the 2022 World Cup in late 2010 and the result of the vote has been the source of enormous controversy ever since

Occupancy soars for Makkah, Madinah hotels

Occupancy soars for Makkah, Madinah hotels

6.75m visas issued for Umrah pilgrims this year, says Saudi ministry

UAE supercar maker launches $450,000 limited edition SandRacer 500GT

UAE supercar maker launches $450,000 limited edition SandRacer 500GT

Zarooq Motors' SandRacer 500GT goes against regular supercars that are “not designed for speed bumps”

Tillerson to meet Qatari counterpart in Washington

Tillerson to meet Qatari counterpart in Washington

US Secretary of State to meet with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

Fashion Cents: the power of stylish shoes

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Tested: Does a 'virtual' personal assistant work?

Getting help doesn’t have to cost a lot.

The Suite: the Hamilton Penthouse, Corinthia Hotel London

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Community comes first: CEO of iCare Insure, Leena Parwani Q+A

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US senator vows to block Gulf arms sales until Qatar crisis eases
Politics & Economics»

US senator vows to block Gulf arms sales until Qatar crisis eases

Bob Corker's threat to block weapons deals may add clout to efforts to bring feuding parties toward an agreement

Saudi religious police on the comeback but with new challenge
Culture & Society»

Saudi religious police on the comeback but with new challenge

Social change in Gulf kingdom poses dilemma for Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice

Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation'
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation'

Foreign minister makes reference to Doha allowing Turkish troops on to its territory

Saudi economic growth set to flatline in 2017 in new era of oil
Politics & Economics»

Saudi economic growth set to flatline in 2017 in new era of oil

Jadwa Investment forecasts growth of just 0.1% this year compared to 1.4% in 2016

Warehouses 'destroyed' in Sharjah industrial blaze
Culture & Society»

Warehouses 'destroyed' in Sharjah industrial blaze

Sharjah firefighters reportedly respond quickly to the emergency to prevent it from spreading further

US Supreme Court reinstates part of Trump travel ban
Politics & Economics»

US Supreme Court reinstates part of Trump travel ban

Travellers to the US from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be affected by new court ruling

85% of GCC patients say healthcare improvements needed
Healthcare»

85% of GCC patients say healthcare improvements needed

EY survey also shows that more than half of Gulf healthcare professionals agree that service quality is inconsistent

UAE's Azizi prepares site for $460m Meydan One project
Construction»

UAE's Azizi prepares site for $460m Meydan One project

Thousands of apartments will be built in two phases of Dubai project, says developer

Dubai developer says luxury Palm apartments sold out
Property»

Dubai developer says luxury Palm apartments sold out

Seven Tides announces deals for all 60 homes as part of DUKES Dubai Sky Collection

US urges Qatar and Saudi-led group to 'lower rhetoric'
Politics & Economics»

US urges Qatar and Saudi-led group to 'lower rhetoric'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attempts to soothe fraying tempers, following days of telephone diplomacy

Middle East needs 3,350 extra planes to meet demand to 2036
Transport»

Middle East needs 3,350 extra planes to meet demand to 2036

New Boeing forecast says globally more than 41,000 new planes required, valued at over $6trn

How Ramadan has earned prime spot on Gulf fashion calendar
Fashion»
How Ramadan has earned prime spot on Gulf fashion calendar
Saudi Arabia's new heir leads revolution of powerful millennials
Politics & Economics»
Saudi Arabia's new heir leads revolution of powerful millennials
Saudi economic potential lures investors
Politics & Economics»
Saudi economic potential lures investors
How Mohammed bin Salman rose to become Saudi Arabia's most influential figure
Politics & Economics»
How Mohammed bin Salman rose to become Saudi Arabia's most influential figure
Three things to watch as Saudi Arabia names new heir to throne
Politics & Economics»
Three things to watch as Saudi Arabia names new heir to throne
Businesses begin to feel the heat of Qatar's isolation
Politics & Economics»
Businesses begin to feel the heat of Qatar's isolation
UAE experts warn over cladding after London tower blaze
Property»
UAE experts warn over cladding after London tower blaze
Master developer: RAK Properties building the emirate's future
Property»
Master developer: RAK Properties building the emirate's future
Why we need not fear the cranes in Dubai
Construction»
Why we need not fear the cranes in Dubai
Material man: How Danube's Rizwan Sajan is mastering Dubai's property market
Property»
Material man: How Danube's Rizwan Sajan is mastering Dubai's property market
Apple's Genius system is devoid of logic
Technology»
Apple's Genius system is devoid of logic
A family affair: Oberois on redefining luxury hospitality
Travel & Hospitality»
A family affair: Oberois on redefining luxury hospitality
The UAE is becoming more comfortable telling the world what it is thinking
Politics & Economics»
The UAE is becoming more comfortable telling the world what it is thinking
Sailing home: Barr Al Jissah creating luxury living in Oman
Travel & Hospitality»
Sailing home: Barr Al Jissah creating luxury living in Oman
UAE politics can be understood only through education
Politics & Economics»
UAE politics can be understood only through education
Trading bricks: The growing popularity of real estate investment trusts in the Gulf
Property»
Trading bricks: The growing popularity of real estate investment trusts in the Gulf
Firing up the engines: How Saudi's new investment agency aims to grow the kingdom's industrial sector
Industries»
Firing up the engines: How Saudi's new investment agency aims to grow the kingdom's industrial sector
It's all grey skies for Middle Eastern airlines
Transport»
It's all grey skies for Middle Eastern airlines
Introducing the 'real' Dubai: Tourism chief unveils plan to market the emirate to the world
Travel & Hospitality»
Introducing the 'real' Dubai: Tourism chief unveils plan to market the emirate to the world
Bentley reveals Sheikh Zayed Road-inspired Continental models

Bentley reveals Sheikh Zayed Road-inspired Continental models

‘SZR by Mulliner’ limited edition launched to celebrate brand’s global flagship store in Dubai

Retail»
Michelin-starred chef to bring bakery brand to Gulf region

Michelin-starred chef to bring bakery brand to Gulf region

Thomas Keller inks franchise agreement for first three Bouchon Bakeries to open outside the United States

Construction»
Dubai Marina's orange water 'safe', says municipality

Dubai Marina's orange water 'safe', says municipality

Authority says orange colour in man-made water canal in Dubai Marina is due to excavation works

Retail»
Dubai retail firm launches 'happiness movement' initiative

Dubai retail firm launches 'happiness movement' initiative

Landmark Group says it aims to become region's happiest company, encourage work-life balance

Photos»
Technology»
Now you can book a Careem car in Dubai without the app

Now you can book a Careem car in Dubai without the app

Dubai-based private ride-hailing app launches Careem On Call which uses geo-linked locations across city

Transport»
Emirates' inflight entertainment system voted world's best yet again

Emirates' inflight entertainment system voted world's best yet again

ice, which was launched in 2003, has been honoured in Skytrax World Airline Awards for 13th year

Sport»
Saudi Arabia to host women's professional event

Saudi Arabia to host women's professional event

The PSA Women’s Masters will be staged at Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh later this year

Videos»
Arts»
Jennifer Lopez returns to Dubai in November

Jennifer Lopez returns to Dubai in November

Jenny from the Block rock Autism Rocks Arena on November 17

Travel»
Tips on how to cope with long-haul flights

Tips on how to cope with long-haul flights

Coping strategies from some of the world’s most frequent travellers

Culture & Society»
UAE sets up moon-sighting committee to confirm Eid date

UAE sets up moon-sighting committee to confirm Eid date

Minister of Justice says committee intends to meet on Saturday to sight the crescent moon to signal the end of Ramadan

Transport»
UAE's Etihad wins First Class clean sweep at prestigious awards

UAE's Etihad wins First Class clean sweep at prestigious awards

Abu Dhabi carrier takes home top prizes in three First Class categories at Skytrax World Airline Awards

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