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Qatar's ARTIC inks deal to buy luxury Washington hotel

Qatar's ARTIC inks deal to buy luxury Washington hotel

Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company acquires St Regis Washington, DC, located close to White House

Swiss firm inks $150m maintenance deal with Etihad Airways

Swiss firm inks $150m maintenance deal with Etihad Airways

SR Technics says it has been selected to provide integrated component services for Etihad's Boeing 787 fleet

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Dubai Police issue almost $10m in fines for tailgating in 18 months
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Dubai Police issue almost $10m in fines for tailgating in 18 months

New cameras launched this week targets tailgating on Dubai roads

Dubai sets up medical council to improve healthcare quality
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Dubai sets up medical council to improve healthcare quality

Dubai Health Authority says new council will identify challenges and present effective solutions

Kuwait may issue bonds to finance budget deficit
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Kuwait may issue bonds to finance budget deficit

Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh says issuing bonds is among various options being considered

Gervinho denies extravagant demands behind collapse of UAE move
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Gervinho denies extravagant demands behind collapse of UAE move

Former Arsenal player refutes helicopter, private beach demands were reasons that he didn’t make move from Roma to Abu Dhabi's Al-Jazira

UAE's Al Jaber seeks new terms for $4.5bn restructured debt
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UAE's Al Jaber seeks new terms for $4.5bn restructured debt

Sources say family-owned conglomerate is keen to reduce interest rate on debt and extend loan maturity

Libya to appeal in landmark debt case against British investor
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Libya to appeal in landmark debt case against British investor

Judge rules that the Libyan Investment Authority cannot recoup $30m of unpaid debt previously owed to it by Glenn Maud

Britain to decide on Qatar-backed Heathrow runway by end-2015
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PM David Cameron to make final decision on $36bn plan for Heathrow in which Qatar Holding is shareholder

Mall magician: MAF chief Alain Bejjani
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Mall magician: MAF chief Alain Bejjani
Saudi Arabia: Open for business
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Fame, fortune and fashion: Rami Al Ali
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Fame, fortune and fashion: Rami Al Ali
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Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'

Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'

TMZ claims to have seen a document proving she was offered large sums of money to take part in the TV hoax

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Dinosaur skeleton on sale for $24m by Dubai website

Dinosaur skeleton on sale for $24m by Dubai website

Brontosaurus dinosaur skeleton is 85% complete and was discovered 10 years ago in the US

Style»
Naomi Campbell to attend Vogue fashion event in Dubai

Naomi Campbell to attend Vogue fashion event in Dubai

British model will be joined by Christian Louboutin as the big name attendees at the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience in October

Style»
Celebrity designer Donna Karan quits Qatar-backed LVMH

Celebrity designer Donna Karan quits Qatar-backed LVMH

Donna Karan International says it planned to suspend fashion shows and designer collections 'for a period of time'

Photos»
Gadgets»
Sony to release PS4 console upgrade in MidEast just before Eid

Sony to release PS4 console upgrade in MidEast just before Eid

Storage-guzzling 1TB system gets welcome upgrade, available on July 15

Arts»
New ‘Star Trek’ movie to shoot scenes in Dubai

New ‘Star Trek’ movie to shoot scenes in Dubai

CEO confirms plans to bring film to the UAE after Vancouver

Construction»
World’s largest ferris wheel takes shape in Dubai

World’s largest ferris wheel takes shape in Dubai

210m-high Dubai Eye will overtake the new High Roller in Las Vegas and will be part of the $1.6bn Bluewaters Island development, off the coast of Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence

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Apple Music now available in UAE

Apple Music now available in UAE

Streaming service also available in Saudi, Oman and Bahrain, but not as yet in Qatar or Kuwait.

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For sale: Luxury villa designed by Leonardo Da Vinci

For sale: Luxury villa designed by Leonardo Da Vinci

The 19th century fortress turned luxury villa is expected to sell for between $5.6m and $11.2m

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Samsung brings virtual reality headset to UAE market

Samsung brings virtual reality headset to UAE market

Galaxy handset companion Gear VR Innovator Edition debuts in the emirates

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