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Abu Dhabi creates $125bn fund by merging Mubadala, IPIC

Abu Dhabi creates $125bn fund by merging Mubadala, IPIC

Mubadala Investment Co will be run by CEO Khaldoon al-Mubarak; a board has also been appointed

Average Dubai apartment prices fall 11% to $620k in 2016

Average Dubai apartment prices fall 11% to $620k in 2016

New report also says that rents fall by 6% last year; Abu Dhabi prices drop 1% while rents slump by 6%

Dubai's DEWA invites bids for phase 4 of giant solar park

Dubai's DEWA invites bids for phase 4 of giant solar park

Fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will be operational by April 2021, says DEWA chief

Terror suspects blow themselves up in Jeddah confrontation

Terror suspects blow themselves up in Jeddah confrontation

Security officers surround a house in Jeddah and exchange fire with the men who blew themselves up - report

Trump targets violent Islamist groups as foreign policy priority

Trump targets violent Islamist groups as foreign policy priority

New administration says it 'will pursue aggressive joint and coalition military operations when necessary'

GCC has youngest Porsche owners in the world, says CEO

Regional Porsche boss says buyers in the UAE and the...

The client dinner: Segreto, Madinat Jumeirah

Hidden within the maze of corridors and staircases that make...

How to be decisive, despite uncertainty

Don't have all the information you require to make a...

Cars we're looking forward to in 2017

The Detroit Auto Show is the automobile industry's first attempt...

UAE named among global big hitters for attracting and retaining talent
Jobs»

UAE named among global big hitters for attracting and retaining talent

Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2017 says the UAE now leads the Western Asia and North Africa region, ahead of Qatar

Major challenges remain to Gulf's move away from oil, says S&P
Politics & Economics»

Major challenges remain to Gulf's move away from oil, says S&P

Ratings agency says sovereign creditworthiness in the Gulf has continued to deteriorate, weighed by Saudi Arabia

Dutch dredging firm in frame for $509m Oman port project
Construction»

Dutch dredging firm in frame for $509m Oman port project

Royal Boskalis Westminster receives letter of intent to award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman

DIFC Authority hires ex-Emaar Malls exec as new CFO
Banking & Finance»

DIFC Authority hires ex-Emaar Malls exec as new CFO

Body overseeing Dubai International Financial Centre appoints Yazan Mohamad Al Nasser as chief financial officer

Dubai named among world's most dynamic cities
Politics & Economics»

Dubai named among world's most dynamic cities

Dubai is ranked 11th globally in the 2017 edition of JLL’s City Momentum Index, bucks Middle East slowdown

Car giant Toyota says to explore hydrogen fuel potential in the UAE
Energy»

Car giant Toyota says to explore hydrogen fuel potential in the UAE

Japanese car maket to collaborate with Masdar, ADNOC on joint research program from May

CEO of Dubai's Abraaj says Africa is key to investment plan
Banking & Finance»

CEO of Dubai's Abraaj says Africa is key to investment plan

Arif Naqvi says investment firm is betting on Africa's rising middle class consuming more goods

Dubai launches new short-term smart car rental service
Retail»

Dubai launches new short-term smart car rental service

Roads and Transport Authority says cars can be rented for period not exceeding six hours via smart apps

Dubai Opera inks deal to host first world sporting event
Sport»

Dubai Opera inks deal to host first world sporting event

2017 Professional Squash Association Dubai World Series Finals will take place in June at Dubai's newest venue

Dubai Chamber sees 16,800 new members in 2016
Politics & Economics»

Dubai Chamber sees 16,800 new members in 2016

Total value of members’ exports and re-exports amounted to $74.3bn last year, with Saudi the biggest customer

Etihad says to launch third daily flight to Riyadh
Transport»

Etihad says to launch third daily flight to Riyadh

Abu Dhabi airline to add 10,600 weekly seats on route to Saudi capital from February 1

He did it: the Dubai comeback of Kabir Mulchandani
Property»
He did it: the Dubai comeback of Kabir Mulchandani
The sound of success: Andreas Sennheiser
Gadgets»
The sound of success: Andreas Sennheiser
Harnessing a solar future in the Gulf
Energy»
Harnessing a solar future in the Gulf
Is Africa's investment dream still on track?
Politics & Economics»
Is Africa's investment dream still on track?
Why MENA stock markets are likely to shine in 2017
Markets»
Why MENA stock markets are likely to shine in 2017
High hopes: Boeing's Bernie Dunn
Transport»
High hopes: Boeing's Bernie Dunn
Sparking accountability: the UAE's new fire code
Construction»
Sparking accountability: the UAE's new fire code
Australia, China, Malaysia say underwater search for MH370 is suspended
Transport»
Australia, China, Malaysia say underwater search for MH370 is suspended
World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos
Politics & Economics»
World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos
Why UAE expats want more from a skilled economy
Politics & Economics»
Why UAE expats want more from a skilled economy
Grooming success: Negin Fattahi Dasmal
Style»
Grooming success: Negin Fattahi Dasmal
Drilling down: Dana Gas CEO Dr Patrick Allman-Ward
Energy»
Drilling down: Dana Gas CEO Dr Patrick Allman-Ward
Room for change: AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin
Travel & Hospitality»
Room for change: AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin
Young wheels: Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös
Cars & Boats»
Young wheels: Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös
Markets cheer Saudi deficit-cutting but finances still hostage to oil
Politics & Economics»
Markets cheer Saudi deficit-cutting but finances still hostage to oil
Healthy food to drive growth in retail sector
Retail»
Healthy food to drive growth in retail sector
How to find value in uncertain times
Politics & Economics»
How to find value in uncertain times
Tourism strategies will feed the MICE sector
Travel & Hospitality»
Tourism strategies will feed the MICE sector
Confronting the refugee crisis
Politics & Economics»
Confronting the refugee crisis
Accelerating the reform agenda in the GCC's financial markets
Politics & Economics»
Accelerating the reform agenda in the GCC's financial markets
Sport»
Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola wins Dubai Marathon in record time

Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola wins Dubai Marathon in record time

Tola picks up $150,000 bonus for beating course record which was set by Ayele Abshero in 2012

Culture & Society»
Dubai temperatures could drop to as low as 10°C later in January

Dubai temperatures could drop to as low as 10°C later in January

New forecasting service by Dubai Municipality says cold wind will replace foggy conditions of recent days

Leisure»
GCC has youngest Porsche owners in the world, says CEO

GCC has youngest Porsche owners in the world, says CEO

Regional Porsche boss says buyers in the UAE and the Gulf are 12 years younger than global average

Travel & Hospitality»
Cé La Vi to open rooftop nightclub in Dubai

Cé La Vi to open rooftop nightclub in Dubai

New venue set to open at Address Sky View Dubai hotel in 2018

Photos»
StartUp»
UAE's first culinary incubator to help aspiring chefs

UAE's first culinary incubator to help aspiring chefs

Aspiring chefs and foodie entrepreneurs now have a place to showcase their skills and develop their ideas in Dubai.

Transport»
Uber gets first female limo driver in Dubai

Uber gets first female limo driver in Dubai

Taxi-hailing service expects more female drivers join the limo fleet

Sport»
Rib injury forces Rory McIlroy out of Abu Dhabi Championship

Rib injury forces Rory McIlroy out of Abu Dhabi Championship

Four-time major champion will start a rehabilitation programme for the stress

Videos»
Retail»
Visa says card transactions up 5% during Dubai Shopping Festival

Visa says card transactions up 5% during Dubai Shopping Festival

Payments firm says shoppers from UK, Russia, India, Oman and Qatar among most prolific spenders in first 2 weeks of festival

Arts»
Broadway musical Cats set to extend run at Dubai Opera

Broadway musical Cats set to extend run at Dubai Opera

Strong demand for tickets results in organisers adding three more nights later this month

Transport»
Emirates launches paid-for access to business, first class lounges at DXB

Emirates launches paid-for access to business, first class lounges at DXB

Entry-level members will be charged $100 for four-hour access to business class lounge

Media»
Starz Play Arabia inks movie, TV content deal with 20th Century Fox

Starz Play Arabia inks movie, TV content deal with 20th Century Fox

Deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution will bring movies and TV to MENA

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