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Confusion over $16.5bn Makkah Metro project delays

Confusion over $16.5bn Makkah Metro project delays

Makkah Mass Rail Transit CEO says project will be delayed by financing issues but later retracts statement

Qatari royal's suit over Picasso 'Bust of a Woman' settled

Qatari royal's suit over Picasso 'Bust of a Woman' settled

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BP, Shell said to be among bidders to run Qatar oil field
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Dubai's Shuaa Capital says no business impact from lay-offs
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Dubai's Limitless says will make $653m debt payment on Saturday
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Dubai's Limitless says will make $653m debt payment on Saturday

Real estate developer says payment will cover first instalment of debt deal seven months ahead of time

UAE's Etihad raises further $500m via second bond issue
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UAE's Etihad raises further $500m via second bond issue

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Oman Air says to launch daily flights to second Iranian city
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Oman Air says to launch daily flights to second Iranian city

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Abu Dhabi Int'l sees 4.8% rise in April passenger traffic

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Saudis sentenced to death for burying Indian workers alive
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Dubai announces $500m deal for giant conference centre

Dubai announces $500m deal for giant conference centre

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Inside the House of Chalhoub

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UAE lawyer tweets job offer to Barack Obama

UAE lawyer tweets job offer to Barack Obama

Isa bin Haidar says wants US president to “see more of the Arab world”

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Virtual and augmented reality arrive in the UAE

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John Lillywhite, founder of Dubai- and Amman-based Project Pen, sets out his thoughts following a recent trip to Silicon Valley

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Qatar to break record with ‘world’s largest key’

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The House of Chalhoub
The Middle East distributor of the biggest names in high-end fashion, the Chalhoub Group, started with a dream in Damascus and went on to become an empire. Half a century and 600 stores later, co-CEOs and brothers Patrick and Anthony Chalhoub discuss surviving in admittedly tough times and the future of luxury shopping.

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