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Dubai's $1.6bn tourism island plan to be redesigned

Dubai's $1.6bn tourism island plan to be redesigned

Company behind masterplan for Bluewaters Island project off Dubai coast says improvements have been made

Saudi Arabia leapfrogs UK, France in military spending list

Saudi Arabia leapfrogs UK, France in military spending list

New report says Gulf kingdom spent $67bn last year, up 14% on previous year; ranked fourth globally

Arabian Business Cafe

Abu Dhabi to feel the force?

Abu Dhabi to feel the force?

The new Star Wars film will be filmed in the UAE, sources...

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Dubai heading for the world's biggest traffic jam?

Dubai heading for the world's biggest traffic jam?

Motorists need to know plans to manage building of...

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Why Dubai isn't a plastic city

Why Dubai isn't a plastic city

Those who think the emirate lacks culture are wrong...

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Tipping should continue

Tipping should continue

Tipping your cabbie is as much custom as it is convenience...

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Abu Dhabi firms face legal action over labour law violations
Construction»

Abu Dhabi firms face legal action over labour law violations

UAE's Ministry of Labour says 32 companies have been referred to public prosecutor after failing inspections

Dubai hotel occupancy rate rises above 87% in March
Travel & Hospitality»

Dubai hotel occupancy rate rises above 87% in March

STR Global data shows hotels see 1.2% improvement despite supply outpacing demand for the month

Kuwait's KFH reports 13% rise in Q1 net profit
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's KFH reports 13% rise in Q1 net profit

Country's biggest Islamic lender also says it wants to expand operations in Turkey and neighbouring markets

Rights group praises Saudi move on phys ed for schoolgirls
Politics & Economics»

Rights group praises Saudi move on phys ed for schoolgirls

Human Rights Watch says possible end to ban shows Saudi gov't can 'buck the conservative establishment'

Dubai's Abraaj buys Moroccan chocolate manufacturer
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's Abraaj buys Moroccan chocolate manufacturer

Investor says it will seek to enhance product offerings of Casablanca-based Kool Food

Sales of Bahrain island homes to launch next month
Property»

Sales of Bahrain island homes to launch next month

Amwaj Waves apartments to start at $244,000; island offers 100% freehold ownership to expats living in Bahrain

Etihad set to upgrade Greek, Cypriot services in July
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Etihad set to upgrade Greek, Cypriot services in July

Abu Dhabi airline to boost frequency and capacity on routes to Athens and Larnaca

Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission
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Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission
UAE's role in the new space race
Technology»
UAE's role in the new space race
Qatar's labour requirements
Construction»
Qatar's labour requirements
Big in Bahrain
Construction»
Big in Bahrain
The gentleman’s lounge
Gourmet»
The gentleman’s lounge
Seattle, Toulouse… Abu Dhabi
Transport»
Seattle, Toulouse… Abu Dhabi
Culture & Society»
Mystery surrounds plans for major Burj Khalifa event

Mystery surrounds plans for major Burj Khalifa event

Cage-like platform or structure has been erected at top of world's tallest building

Lifestyle»
Are you fit enough to run a business?

Are you fit enough to run a business?

We look at what the consequences are of being unfit or overweight on your business

Arts»

Home makeover: Stylish furniture options

Some of the most fashionable pieces from this year's Design Days Dubai

Gourmet»
Dubai's Zuma confirms ban on cigar smoking

Dubai's Zuma confirms ban on cigar smoking

Popular restaurant and bar brand says cigar ban extended to evenings; cigarette smoking will still be allowed

Photos»
Cars & Boats»
Infiniti hybrid model launches in the MidEast

Infiniti hybrid model launches in the MidEast

The range includes a system designed to alert the driver to possible collisions ahead

Gourmet»
Alex Ferguson to auction part of his wine collection

Alex Ferguson to auction part of his wine collection

Manchester United legend is also set to sell some memorabilia in $5m sale

Gourmet»
Five minutes with: Jean Christophe Novelli

Five minutes with: Jean Christophe Novelli

Michelin star French chef mulls bringing his cookery school to Dubai

Videos»
Culture & Society»

VIDEO: Footage from atop the Burj Khalifa

At 829.8m (2,722ft), the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world.

Sport»
First four IPL matches in UAE are sold out, say organisers

First four IPL matches in UAE are sold out, say organisers

The 2014 edition of Indian Premier League begins on Wednesday with Mumbai Indians playing Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi

Style»

In Pictures: A look inside the designers of Fashion Forward

This season, 18 designers showcased their creations on the runways of Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah

Style»
Audemars Piguet launches new Royal Oak Offshore collection

Audemars Piguet launches new Royal Oak Offshore collection

A detailed look at the latest timepieces for ladies from the Swiss watch manufacturer

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