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Qatar's state spending growth slows to 11-year low

Qatar's state spending growth slows to 11-year low

New data suggests government has begun reining in excesses of the previous four years despite rise in infrastructure investment

UAE's Just Falafel set to expand into India

UAE's Just Falafel set to expand into India

Food retailer announces deal to link up with Indian company to launch first outlet in Bangalore

Spanish firm set to sue Qatar Foundation over health project

Spanish firm set to sue Qatar Foundation over health project

OHL says to take legal action after it was sacked as one of the contractors on $2.3bn Sidra Medical and Research Centre project

UN Security Council calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

UN Security Council calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Council urges Israel, Palestinians and Islamist Hamas militants to call truce beyond holiday of Eid al-Fitr

Sharjah said to mandate banks for debut sukuk deal

Sharjah said to mandate banks for debut sukuk deal

Emirate appoints HSBC, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and Standard Chartered to manage transaction - sources

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To be or not to be an entrepreneur

Tamara Pupic explores start-up motives of entrepreneurs...

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Why good enough never is good enough

Why good enough never is good enough

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Mall games: Why the Gulf is once again defying global trends

Mall games: Why the Gulf is once again defying global trends

Malls are dying out in the US, but Mall of the World...

UAE-backed Carlyle among bidders for Kuwait's Americana
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UAE-backed Carlyle among bidders for Kuwait's Americana

A number of US firms are rumoured to be in the running for the $5bn food giant

UAE issues new law to crack down on shark finning
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UAE issues new law to crack down on shark finning

Ministry of Environment and Water takes tough line on hunting and trading of shark fins in the UAE

Hamas agrees to new 24-hour truce in Gaza
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Hamas agrees to new 24-hour truce in Gaza

Israel had called off its own 24-hour truce earlier in the day after Hamas launched rockets

Dual Saudi, Kuwaiti citizenship to be banned
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Dual Saudi, Kuwaiti citizenship to be banned

More than 400,000 people carrying dual nationalities will be ordered to choose one under Kuwait law

UAE markets rise on Q2 earnings ahead of Eid holiday
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UAE markets rise on Q2 earnings ahead of Eid holiday

Dubai's benchmark rises 1.9% as Arabtec closes up 1.3% after dropping as much as 6.5% earlier in session

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Saudi flight returns to airport due to cabin fire

Flight returns to Riyadh after 40 minutes following oven blaze occurred onboard

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Dubai-set book nominated for Man Booker Prize

Dubai-set book nominated for Man Booker Prize

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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Samsung Galaxy Alpha images leaked

Samsung Galaxy Alpha images leaked

Images emerge showing brand's next offering, rumoured to be released in August

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US is top destination for Arab tourists, says Marriott

US is top destination for Arab tourists, says Marriott

Hotel group says 56% of bookings through its Arabic language website are for holidays outside the Middle East

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Dubai Mall unveils giant octopus attraction

Dubai Mall unveils giant octopus attraction

Latest addition to be added to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

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How to manage time and energy: The 3 Ls

How to manage time and energy: The 3 Ls

2b Limitless shares simple and effective tools that you could put to use today

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Etisalat launches region's first smartphone insurance

Etisalat launches region's first smartphone insurance

Protection covers accidental damage and theft, both within and outside UAE

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UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision

UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision

Minister of Justice will chair committee responsible for confirming the first day of Eid Al Fitr

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What is the best credit card for Skywards miles?

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Region’s largest department store to open in Yas Mall

Region’s largest department store to open in Yas Mall

Aldar Properties signs agreement with Chalhoub Group for 200,000 sq ft store

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