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Bollywood stars give thumbs up to Dubai theme park

Bollywood stars give thumbs up to Dubai theme park

Attraction will be part of Dubai Parks & Resorts' Jebel Ali project

Alex Ferguson, James Hogan to appear at AB conference

Alex Ferguson, James Hogan to appear at AB conference

Gaza 'hero' doctor David Notts also confirmed for Arabian Business event in Dubai on November 11

Saudi's SABIC says won't expand petchems venture with Shell

Saudi's SABIC says won't expand petchems venture with Shell

Petrochemical giant says results of feasibility studies into Saudi joint venture were not encouraging

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Prioritising “me”

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Tram trepidation

Tram trepidation

Motorists have already had accidents and Dubai's newest...

‘I’m not working today’

‘I’m not working today’

Part-time work & flexible hours are taking off in companies...

Kuwait bourse cancels trades in Kuwait Investment Co, Zain
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Kuwait bourse cancels trades in Kuwait Investment Co, Zain

Kuwait Stock Exchange says trading in shares will resume on Sunday

UAE cooling firm Tabreed posts 28% rise in Q3 net profit
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UAE cooling firm Tabreed posts 28% rise in Q3 net profit

Tabreed improved its operational efficiencies and cut finance costs during the quarter, says chief executive

Qatar withdraws 'un-halal' US meat products from shelves
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Qatar withdraws 'un-halal' US meat products from shelves

Authorities claim the products have breached halal standards, also preventing customs clearance

Three Saudi students in US charged with rape
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Three Saudi students in US charged with rape

The men, aged in their 20s, are accused of raping another man after luring him to an apartment in Oklahoma

Judge orders mental assessment for unruly British passenger
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Judge orders mental assessment for unruly British passenger

40-year-old became disruptive on Emirates flight after being refused alcohol

Qatar elected to UN Human Rights Council
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Qatar elected to UN Human Rights Council

Human rights advocates hope the country’s appointment will help accelerate labour rights changes in the Gulf state

Dubai airport Ebola suspect tests negative, leaves country
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Dubai airport Ebola suspect tests negative, leaves country

Ministry of Health says passenger was quarantined for a few days after arriving from Liberia with symptoms

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Walking on air: Naji Skaf
Interview: Deyaar CEO Saeed Al Qatami
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Interview: Deyaar CEO Saeed Al Qatami
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The empire strikes back
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15% of rich Emiratis are looking to buy a ski home

15% of rich Emiratis are looking to buy a ski home

Check out the top 20 places to buy a place in the snow

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Samsung unveils 'world’s fastest Android smartphone'

Samsung unveils 'world’s fastest Android smartphone'

Galaxy S5 Plus packs Snapdragon 805 SoC, support for LTE-A

Culture & Society»
Dubai Police in crackdown on illegal fireworks ahead of Diwali

Dubai Police in crackdown on illegal fireworks ahead of Diwali

Residents wanting to celebrate with fireworks need to get permission in advance

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US producer in talks to stage live Disney shows to Saudi Arabia

US producer in talks to stage live Disney shows to Saudi Arabia

Feld Entertainment is the largest live family entertainment company in the world and produces Disney on Ice

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Top 10 reasons your smartphone signal fails

Poor coverage may not necessarily be the fault of your carrier

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Abu Dhabi to produce a Sharia version of US TV show LA Law

Abu Dhabi to produce a Sharia version of US TV show LA Law

The local version of the show will be called Abu Dhabi Judicial - report

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Najwa Karam to take centre stage at MOE tomorrow

Najwa Karam to take centre stage at MOE tomorrow

World of Fashion wraps up a week of runway shows with a superstar finale

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Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

The Dominican American fashion designer was synonymous with iconic glamour and red carpet gowns

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Inside TOD’S: There’s no business like shoe business

Inside TOD’S: There’s no business like shoe business

We visit Tod’s Italian headquarters and meet with CEO and President Diego Della Valle

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Ravi to riches
Dr Ravi Pillai launched his first business at the age of 14, trading in coconuts so he could afford school books. Three decades later, his RP Group brings in revenue of $4bn and employs 80,000 staff, helping make him one of the world’s richest Indians. But in his first personal interview to date, he explains why a happy workforce and a good reputation are far more important than money. He also talks of the launch of his latest venture — RP Global — a real estate company that will build luxury projects in Dubai this year.

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