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Saudi Arabia leapfrogs UK, France in military spending list

Saudi Arabia leapfrogs UK, France in military spending list

New report says Gulf kingdom spent $67bn last year, up 14% on previous year; ranked fourth globally

Dubai hotel occupancy rate rises above 87% in March

Dubai hotel occupancy rate rises above 87% in March

STR Global data shows hotels see 1.2% improvement despite supply outpacing demand for the month

Dubai's Abraaj buys Moroccan chocolate manufacturer

Dubai's Abraaj buys Moroccan chocolate manufacturer

Investor says it will seek to enhance product offerings of Casablanca-based Kool Food

Sales of Bahrain island homes to launch next month

Sales of Bahrain island homes to launch next month

Amwaj Waves apartments to start at $244,000; island offers 100% freehold ownership to expats living in Bahrain

Arabian Business Cafe

Abu Dhabi to feel the force?

Abu Dhabi to feel the force?

The new Star Wars film will be filmed in the UAE, sources...

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Dubai heading for the world's biggest traffic jam?

Dubai heading for the world's biggest traffic jam?

Motorists need to know plans to manage building of...

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Why Dubai isn't a plastic city

Why Dubai isn't a plastic city

Those who think the emirate lacks culture are wrong...

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Tipping should continue

Tipping should continue

Tipping your cabbie is as much custom as it is convenience...

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Dubai lagoon developer reveals new projects in Saudi, Oman
Construction»

Dubai lagoon developer reveals new projects in Saudi, Oman

Crystal Lagoons Corp also says initial phase of MBR City lagoon in Dubai is complete; phase 2 to be delivered in 2016

Boutique hotel firm Morgans to make Middle East debut
Travel & Hospitality»

Boutique hotel firm Morgans to make Middle East debut

Morgans Hotel Group set to open the 270-room Mondrian Doha in Qatari capital next year

Dubai consumer confidence on the rise during Q1 - poll
Banking & Finance»

Dubai consumer confidence on the rise during Q1 - poll

Department of Economic Development survey reveals over 90% say they are optimistic about jobs, personal finances

Qatar Airways set to launch daily services to Bali
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Qatar Airways set to launch daily services to Bali

Non-stop flights to holiday hotspot will start on July 21; route to be upgraded to 787 Dreamliner in October

Dubai's second satellite now fully operational
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Dubai's second satellite now fully operational

Agreement signed for promotion and distribution of DubaiSat-2's products and services to global customers

Bin Majid Hotels says new RAK property to open by end-2014
Travel & Hospitality»

Bin Majid Hotels says new RAK property to open by end-2014

Santorini on Marjan Island will comprise 410 rooms; was originally scheduled to open by end of last year

Kuwait arm of Dubai's Drake wins $34m orders
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Kuwait arm of Dubai's Drake wins $34m orders

Drake & Scull Kuwait's new contracts include work on cultural centre in country's capital city

UAE's role in the new space race
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UAE's role in the new space race
Qatar's labour requirements
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Qatar's labour requirements
Big in Bahrain
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Big in Bahrain
The gentleman’s lounge
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The gentleman’s lounge
Seattle, Toulouse… Abu Dhabi
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Seattle, Toulouse… Abu Dhabi
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Mystery surrounds plans for major Burj Khalifa event

Mystery surrounds plans for major Burj Khalifa event

Cage-like platform or structure has been erected at top of world's tallest building

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Are you fit enough to run a business?

Are you fit enough to run a business?

We look at what the consequences are of being unfit or overweight on your business

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Home makeover: Stylish furniture options

Some of the most fashionable pieces from this year's Design Days Dubai

Gourmet»
Dubai's Zuma confirms ban on cigar smoking

Dubai's Zuma confirms ban on cigar smoking

Popular restaurant and bar brand says cigar ban extended to evenings; cigarette smoking will still be allowed

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Cars & Boats»
Infiniti hybrid model launches in the MidEast

Infiniti hybrid model launches in the MidEast

The range includes a system designed to alert the driver to possible collisions ahead

Gourmet»
Alex Ferguson to auction part of his wine collection

Alex Ferguson to auction part of his wine collection

Manchester United legend is also set to sell some memorabilia in $5m sale

Gourmet»
Five minutes with: Jean Christophe Novelli

Five minutes with: Jean Christophe Novelli

Michelin star French chef mulls bringing his cookery school to Dubai

Videos»
Culture & Society»

VIDEO: Footage from atop the Burj Khalifa

At 829.8m (2,722ft), the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world.

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First four IPL matches in UAE are sold out, say organisers

First four IPL matches in UAE are sold out, say organisers

The 2014 edition of Indian Premier League begins on Wednesday with Mumbai Indians playing Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi

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In Pictures: A look inside the designers of Fashion Forward

This season, 18 designers showcased their creations on the runways of Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah

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Audemars Piguet launches new Royal Oak Offshore collection

Audemars Piguet launches new Royal Oak Offshore collection

A detailed look at the latest timepieces for ladies from the Swiss watch manufacturer

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