International Edition
Last Updated: Fri, Jul 29 2016 | 10:19 AM |

Dubai property prices, rents may not rebound until 2018

Dubai property prices, rents may not rebound until 2018

New report says decline is likely to continue for the next 12 months, possibly up to 18 months

Saudis split over playing Pokémon at Grand Mosque

Saudis split over playing Pokémon at Grand Mosque

Scholars and others warn it threatens security and sanctity of Islam’s holiest place

VAT in Bahrain could result in $568m windfall, says IMF

VAT in Bahrain could result in $568m windfall, says IMF

The 5% tax is likely to be introduced by January 2018, could also result in increased inflation

Saudi central bank's foreign assets slump $11bn in June

Saudi central bank's foreign assets slump $11bn in June

Assets shrink 15.9% from a year earlier to their lowest level since early 2012

Gulf SWFs see worsening creditworthiness during 2016

Gulf SWFs see worsening creditworthiness during 2016

S&P delivers verdict as Bahrain, Oman, and Saudi Arabia are sets to see average fiscal deficits of 12% of GDP per year in 2016 and 2017

Meet Xiaomi, the next big thing in smartphones

Having already overtaken Apple as the biggest smartphone maker in...

TOMS CEO Jim Alling: Why corporate responsibility is good for business

Having achieved meteoric success with its buy-one, give one away...

The Hotel Danieli: what it's like to stay at a historic hotel

Unlike the other thousands of hotels that house the throngs...

How to be more like Facebook's billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg

How do the world’s greatest minds find inspiration? It all...

Masdar Institute launches dust storm forecasting system
Technology»

Masdar Institute launches dust storm forecasting system

New system will help inform UAE residents as dust storm regularly cause road accidents, flight delays

Chinese investors said to be keen to raise Dubai property spending
Property»

Chinese investors said to be keen to raise Dubai property spending

Chinese real estate website chief says UAE has 'the perfect product for Chinese investors' as enquiries increase 40% in H1

Dubai Properties says construction underway at Mudon community
Construction»

Dubai Properties says construction underway at Mudon community

Developer says first phase of infrastructure now completed at sold-out Arabella 1 which is due to be handed over in 2018

Dubai's Drake wins $61.5m Iraqi oil field contract
Construction»

Dubai's Drake wins $61.5m Iraqi oil field contract

Contractor is picked for the construction of water injection network installation project at Zubair oil field in Basra

Dubai's Al Futtaim hires London firm to create new retail brand
Retail»

Dubai's Al Futtaim hires London firm to create new retail brand

London creative agency Dalziel & Pow is appointed to create Homeworks, a new home improvement brand

Hospitality chain SFC Group says planning $16m UAE investment
Retail»

Hospitality chain SFC Group says planning $16m UAE investment

Company plans to add 25 new SFC Plus restaurants over the next four years across the UAE

Bahrain's Gulf Air inks deal for new inflight entertainment package
Technology»

Bahrain's Gulf Air inks deal for new inflight entertainment package

National carrier signs agreement with Thales to supply entertainment system on 39 new aircraft on order

Flagging non-oil business dampens outlook for Gulf
Politics & Economics»

Flagging non-oil business dampens outlook for Gulf

Poll of economists forecasts reduced growth in region as gov't austerity measures impact business activity

Janoa Investment buys $119m stake in Dubai's Aramex
Banking & Finance»

Janoa Investment buys $119m stake in Dubai's Aramex

Deal to buy 99.4 million Aramex shares comes just days after its founder reportedly sold all his shares in the company

UAE's Mubadala set to buy 20% stake in Bahrain's Investcorp
Banking & Finance»

UAE's Mubadala set to buy 20% stake in Bahrain's Investcorp

Mubadala will buy 9.99% immediately, and a further 10.01% following the necessary regulatory approvals

Saudi's Kingdom Holding Q2 net profit falls 22%
Banking & Finance»

Saudi's Kingdom Holding Q2 net profit falls 22%

Kingdom attributed fall in profit to lower income from associates, JVs and other income sources, in addition to a decrease in dividends income, and a rise in finance charges

Jewel of the kingdom: L'azurde's Sélim Chidiac
Retail»
Jewel of the kingdom: L'azurde's Sélim Chidiac
Rising sun: the Middle East's renewables revolution
Energy»
Rising sun: the Middle East's renewables revolution
Just the job: US entrepreneur Ron Bruder
Education»
Just the job: US entrepreneur Ron Bruder
New Saudi snow city tests kingdom's capacity for fun
Retail»
New Saudi snow city tests kingdom's capacity for fun
Facebook remains world's leading social media company with 1.7bn monthly users
Technology»
Facebook remains world's leading social media company with 1.7bn monthly users
Brexit tremors affect UK consumers, wages and construction
Politics & Economics»
Brexit tremors affect UK consumers, wages and construction
Apple CEO touts future technology amid iPhone worries
Technology»
Apple CEO touts future technology amid iPhone worries
Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change
Politics & Economics»
Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change
Hilary Clinton creates US history with White House nomination
Politics & Economics»
Hilary Clinton creates US history with White House nomination
Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion in digital ad push
Banking & Finance»
Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion in digital ad push
Australia plans indefinite detention for people convicted of terrorism-related charges
Politics & Economics»
Australia plans indefinite detention for people convicted of terrorism-related charges
Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio Olympics
Sport»
Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio Olympics
Munich gunman was fixated on mass killings, say police
Politics & Economics»
Munich gunman was fixated on mass killings, say police
Twitter cracks down on harassment after 'Ghostbusters' actor receives online abuse
Arts»
Twitter cracks down on harassment after 'Ghostbusters' actor receives online abuse
Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for
Politics & Economics»
Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for "thesaurus" of previous insults
Are the troubles easing for Saudi construction giant Binladin?
Construction»
Are the troubles easing for Saudi construction giant Binladin?
How an exodus of professional workers is reshaping Qatar
Politics & Economics»
How an exodus of professional workers is reshaping Qatar
At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights
Politics & Economics»
At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights
A changing landscape: Sultan Butti Bin Mejren
Property»
A changing landscape: Sultan Butti Bin Mejren
Why intellectual property fee hikes need to be redesigned
Politics & Economics»
Why intellectual property fee hikes need to be redesigned
Gourmet»

5 restaurants and bars to try on Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai’s famous road is home to some of the city’s best dining and nightlife scenes

Style»

8 barbers to try in Dubai

Our selection of sophisticated spots would make style guru David Beckham proud

Technology»
Take home 3D-printed Burj Khalifa model

Take home 3D-printed Burj Khalifa model

Video showing printing of miniature Dubai tower tweeted by official account

Photos»
Culture & Society»
Scubadiver captures video of whale sharks swimming in Dibba

Scubadiver captures video of whale sharks swimming in Dibba

Amateur diver Mathieu Pique, who was at about six to eight metres down, said the shark was intrigued by the presence of the divers

Sport»
Portstewart Golf Club selected to host 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Portstewart Golf Club selected to host 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Rory McIlory says course is one of Northern Ireland's hidden gems

Videos»
Cars & Boats»
Review: 2016 Jaguar F-type S Convertible

Review: 2016 Jaguar F-type S Convertible

This little two-seater has a lot of passion to offer

Construction»
Burj Al Arab inspires striking tower on UK’s south coast

Burj Al Arab inspires striking tower on UK’s south coast

11-storey Meridian waterfront development likened to Dubai landmark

Wellness»
Revealed: Top cosmetic procedures in the Middle East

Revealed: Top cosmetic procedures in the Middle East

Liposuction and abdominoplasty ranked most popular respectively

Arts»
Will Smith to attend to Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Will Smith to attend to Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Hollywood star will attend an invite-only screening of the blockbuster film on August 7 at VOX Cinemas, Deira City Centre

<< March 2013
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
           1   2 
 3   4   5   6   7   8   9 
 10   11   12   13   14   15   16 
 17   18   19   20   21   22   23 
 24   25   26   27   28   29   30 
 31             
  • Arab Diabetes Medical Congress

    Conference - Doha, Qatar

    5 October 2016 to 8 October 2016

    Arab Diabetes Medical Congress is a unique and innovative platform dedicated to advancing the qualit ...
    Read More
  • NAJAH Abu Dhabi

    Conference - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    25 October 2016 to 27 October 2016

    NAJAH Abu Dhabi is the only event of its kind focusing on higher education, training and career oppo ...
    Read More
DUBAI FINANCIAL MARKET
View All
CURRENCY   VALUE* CHANGE*
AED 3.67 0.01 %
BHD 0.38 0.10 %
KWD 0.30 -0.03 %
OMR 0.38 0.02 %
QAR 3.64 0.01 %
*Against USD
Commodity   Value
(USD $)
Price
Change
GOLD 1,354.95 18.73
SILVER 20.38 0.24
PLATINUM 1,149.90 20.70
PALLADIUM 711.45 12.95
ICE BRENT CRUDE 42.60 -0.87
Most Popular
Don't miss

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed launches Saruq Al Hadid Museum at Al Shindagha

Sheikh Mohammed launched the new museum in Bur Dubai, which displays thousands of golden, bronze...

Gulf buyers said to re-enter UK property market after Brexit

Gulf buyers said to re-enter UK property market after Brexit

Real estate advisor Savills says UK's decision to leave the EU has tempted Middle East investors...

New 2030 plan to inject $44bn into Dubai economy

New 2030 plan to inject $44bn into Dubai economy

Aircraft spare part manufacturing, boat building and pharmaceuticals are all part of Dubai...

Revealed: Middle East's 100 most influential people in construction industry

Revealed: Middle East's 100 most influential people in construction industry

Construction Week’s Power 100 annual ranking of the most influential people in the middle east...

7 looks from Instagram’s Arab fashionistas

From Nancy Ajram to Huda Kattan, Arab ladies show off their style

Revealed: 12 GCC projects due for completion in 2016

A number of high profile and impressive projects are set to come to fruition across in the...

Abu Dhabi merger to create $175bn banking heavyweight

Abu Dhabi merger to create $175bn banking heavyweight

State investment funds Abu Dhabi Investment Council and Mubadala will hold 33.2 percent and...

The most stylish Arab women

From celebrities to fashion bloggers

Qatar's $42.5bn UK investments will hopefully rise, says PM Cameron

Qatar's $42.5bn UK investments will hopefully rise, says PM Cameron

Prime Minister says that he is confident economic cooperation between Qatar and the UK can...

Most Discussed
Lifestyle & Jobs

Review: 2016 Jaguar F-type S Convertible

This little two-seater has a lot of passion to off.....

Car sales in the Middle East forecast to hit 4.4m by 2020

Vehicles in operation in the region are also expec.....

Revealed: Dubai's take on the 1957 Ferrari Testarossa

20 orders confirmed for 306bhp Jannarelly Design-1

Dhs2 million gold and diamond car tyres world's most expensive

Dhs2 million gold and diamond car tyres, world’s m.....

Why Ferrari is still the world's most wanted sports car

Italian sports car maker Ferrari reveals why the M.....

View all cars >>

This Week's Magazine »

Cover Story

A changing landscape
After a decade as director-general of the Dubai Land Department, Sultan Butti Bin Mejren says he is acting fast to improve regulation of the real estate industry and ensure it remains a thriving part of the emirate’s economy. He explains why he is adamant investors will keep coming.

Also in this issue

Subscribe Now

sponsoredTracking