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Reporter from Abu Dhabi's The National detained in Iran

Reporter from Abu Dhabi's The National detained in Iran

Yeganeh Salehi was arrested along with her husband, a reporter for the Washington Post. US gov't has called for their immediate release.

Bollywood star backs stalled $626m Dubai mixed-use project

Bollywood star backs stalled $626m Dubai mixed-use project

Shah Rukh Khan endorses Royal Estates development in Dubai Investments Park which was first launched in 2008

Dubai prime property price growth almost halves in Q2

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To be or not to be an entrepreneur

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Why good enough never is good enough

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UK's Atkins wins $135m Doha Metro design contract

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Work starts on new Bahrain Embassy in Abu Dhabi
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Work starts on new Bahrain Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Building in Diplomatic Area of UAE capital city to be completed in November 2015 ahead of inauguration in 2016

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40-storey office tower's distinctive curved profile has been a feature of the city's skyline for a decade

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A closer look at the BMW X4 sports activity coupé

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Dubai's Emirates signs deal with Portugal's Benfica football club

Dubai's Emirates signs deal with Portugal's Benfica football club

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Joseph O’Neill’s The Dog set to be released on August 14; tells story of alienation and heartbreak in Dubai

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