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Dubizzle CEO, staff let go in major shake-up

Exclusive: Dubizzle CEO, staff let go in major shake-up

Exclusive: Popular classifieds website makes the staff changes as part of a recent corporate restructuring

'Reem Island Ghost' killing case referred to UAE's top court

'Reem Island Ghost' killing case referred to UAE's top court

Alaa Bader Abdullah faces multiple charges including deliberate killing of US teacher Ibolya Ryan and terror-related offences

Abu Dhabi developer said to plan new $80bn Egyptian city

Abu Dhabi developer said to plan new $80bn Egyptian city

Alabbar-linked Eagle Hills is reportedly building new city near Egyptian capital of Cairo

Tenders set to be issued for Dubai's Union Oasis project

Tenders set to be issued for Dubai's Union Oasis project

RTA moves ahead with emirate's first mixed-use concept project to encourage use of public transport

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It's still location, location, location for restaurant owners

It's still location, location, location for restaurant owners

Finding the perfect place to set up can be hard for...

Money talks

Money talks

Why some need monetary gain to inspire creativity,...

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US airlines should swallow sour grapes

US airlines should swallow sour grapes

The Americans need to make the claims in their investigation...

Time to say goodbye to the PC?

Time to say goodbye to the PC?

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Tourists rescued from stranded boats off Fujairah coast
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Tourists rescued from stranded boats off Fujairah coast

Over 40 tourists get into trouble after engines cut out and became flooded in rough weather

Saudi's ACWA Power gets $244m loan for Dubai solar project
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Saudi's ACWA Power gets $244m loan for Dubai solar project

Chief executive also says company is preparing bids for power projects worth $7bn across Asia, MENA

Egypt's Sisi meets new Saudi King to discuss Middle East crises
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Egypt's Sisi meets new Saudi King to discuss Middle East crises

Meeting aims to strengthen bilateral ties, as well as discussing the crises in the region

Bahrain charges 17 people over bombings terror
Culture & Society»

Bahrain charges 17 people over bombings terror

Public prosecutor says accused formed militant group and carried out bombings that injured security personnel

Abu Dhabi to crack down on 'mushrooming' satellite dishes
Culture & Society»

Abu Dhabi to crack down on 'mushrooming' satellite dishes

Municipality chiefs warn that landlords, tenants will be issued AED2,000 fines if they violate rules on satellite dish installation

Owner ordered to pay $1.9m in Dubai project fees dispute
Construction»

Owner ordered to pay $1.9m in Dubai project fees dispute

Dubai’s highest court orders unpaid fees to be paid relating to planning and design of falcon-shaped hotel scheme

MP claims sexism is 'rife in Bahrain'
Politics & Economics»

MP claims sexism is 'rife in Bahrain'

Gender discrimination remains widespread in Bahrain, according to senior parliamentary official

UAE's Gulf Capital says planning 4-6 acquisitions in 2015
GCC»

UAE's Gulf Capital says planning 4-6 acquisitions in 2015

Abu Dhabi-based private equity firm is aggressively chasing consumer-related deals, says chief executive

Qatar moves to allow DNA evidence in court
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Qatar moves to allow DNA evidence in court

Government approves draft law that specifies ways in which samples can be used - report

The short story of Alwaleed's Alarab TV
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The short story of Alwaleed's Alarab TV
Sony could abandon TVs, smartphones
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Sony could abandon TVs, smartphones
Revealed: The business of polo
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Revealed: The business of polo
The road ahead for Jaguar Land Rover
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The road ahead for Jaguar Land Rover
Libya's decline and fall
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Libya's decline and fall
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Cryotherapy: What it's like being blasted with -170 degree Celsius cold air?

Cryotherapy: What it's like being blasted with -170 degree Celsius cold air?

Some of the benefits of the treatment include blood rejuvenation, muscle growth, skin tightening, energy boosting, and weight loss

Culture & Society»
Celebrated Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal dies aged 91

Celebrated Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal dies aged 91

His best-known work, "Memed, My Hawk" from 1955, earned him a nomination for a Nobel Prize in 1973

Sport»
Dubai tennis: Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

Dubai tennis: Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

Swiss player won the Dubai Championships for a seventh time

Travel & Hospitality»
Dubai's cruise tourism sector sees busiest ever month

Dubai's cruise tourism sector sees busiest ever month

Mina Rashid port welcomes over 30 ship calls in January, bringing more than 150,000 cruise tourists

Photos»
Transport»
Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi

Solar-powered aircraft is scheduled to take off from UAE capital on first round-the-world flight in March

Arts»
Lady Gaga Oscars set designers in plagiarism row with Iranian artist

Lady Gaga Oscars set designers in plagiarism row with Iranian artist

Iranian architect Ataollah Omidvar claimed that the set was based on a creation by a fellow artist which has been on show in Paris

Sport»
Dubai Duty Free tennis championships wins players' best tournament award

Dubai Duty Free tennis championships wins players' best tournament award

Dubai ATP 500 event picks up award for 11th time in 12 years

Videos»
Arts»
Fabergé to unveil first ornamental egg in a century in Doha

Fabergé to unveil first ornamental egg in a century in Doha

Pearl Egg to be unveiled at Doha Watch and Jewellery Exhibition

Education»
UAE adds 14 days holiday to annual school calendar

UAE adds 14 days holiday to annual school calendar

Cabinet approves three-year plan to implement 175-day school year from September; down from 189 days

Wellness»
Training in the morning vs the evening

Training in the morning vs the evening

Is one better than the other, or is this a myth? How does this affect those who work a 9-5 job?

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