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DP World starts work on $1.6bn Jebel Ali port upgrade

DP World starts work on $1.6bn Jebel Ali port upgrade

Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem says Terminal 4 will deliver new capacity to meet rising demand

US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal

US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal

Former Dubai executive of Louis Berger Int'l also pleads guilty to conspiracy relating to bribery violations

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When being tech savvy isn't cool

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Qatar's beIN wins 2018-2024 Olympic Games broadcast rights
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Qatar's beIN wins 2018-2024 Olympic Games broadcast rights

Rights cost broadcaster a reported $150m as the International Olympic Committee hands out contracts

Kuwait preparing Islamic bond legislation to help finance budget
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Kuwait preparing Islamic bond legislation to help finance budget

Finance Minister says move is among the priorities of the government as it expects $27bn deficit

Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery
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Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery

State-run Kuwait National Petroleum Co commissions consortium to build refinery project

Saudi's Savola Q2 profit falls 15%, warns Q3 profit will also fall
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Saudi's Savola Q2 profit falls 15%, warns Q3 profit will also fall

Food giant makes net profit of more than $115m in the three months to June 30

Korea's Samsung C&T wins $1.8bn Qatar power plant deal
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Korea's Samsung C&T wins $1.8bn Qatar power plant deal

Korean construction giant is hired for 2,500MW power plant; slated for completion in June 2018

Hundreds of labourers caught working during Saudi summer ban
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Employers of 250 construction workers to face penalties as workers are found working during the middle of the day

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Why buy a house when you can buy an island?

Why buy a house when you can buy an island?

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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

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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

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How to dress for work and not look boring

How to dress for work and not look boring

Lubna Hamdan talks fun, work-appropriate outfits for ladies

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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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Zaha Hadid joins forces with Pharrell Williams on Adidas shoe collection

Zaha Hadid joins forces with Pharrell Williams on Adidas shoe collection

Famous architect is the newest member to join the musician’s fashion overhaul

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UAE’s Al Nassma signs deal with Harrods

UAE’s Al Nassma signs deal with Harrods

World’s first camel milk chocolate to be retailed in Qatar-owned store

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Tyrese Gibson plans to bring $700 million worth of films to UAE

Tyrese Gibson plans to bring $700 million worth of films to UAE

The rapper was in the capital promoting his hit album, Black Rose

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Do you have 'sitting disease'?

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Health experts explain the syndrome and advice on what to do to prevent or treat it

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Oman qualify for World Twenty20 tournament for first time

Oman qualify for World Twenty20 tournament for first time

Oman will be at next year's Twenty20 World Cup in India after a five-wicket victory over Namibia in Ireland

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With an IQ placing her in the top 0.1 percent of the world, Dr Manahel Thabet is arguably the most intelligent living Arab. But she fears the region is repressing its most scientific and innovative minds, while falling prey to the ‘pollution’ of social media. It all spells economic disaster, she warns.

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