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Etihad Rail to launch next phase of $11bn UAE rail network

Etihad Rail to launch next phase of $11bn UAE rail network

Acting CEO says set to secure gov't funding for 628km stage to connect ports in UAE with the Saudi and Omani borders

Dubai's Mirdif developer says mulling offers for takeover

Dubai's Mirdif developer says mulling offers for takeover

Dubai Development Co, which has built the Mirdif area of emirate, says it has identified parties for acquisition or merger deal

Kuwait starting to cut state subsidies, says IMF

Kuwait starting to cut state subsidies, says IMF

Government is in an advanced stage of preparing a plan to cut subsidies for kerosene and electricity - report

Germany examines Etihad, Air Berlin codeshare plans

Germany examines Etihad, Air Berlin codeshare plans

Move is described by German airline as an attempt to reinterpret a bilateral air transport agreement with the UAE

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Should you trust your gut?

Should you trust your gut?

Salma Awwad explains how to yield the most out of your...

Trust me, I'm an investor

Trust me, I'm an investor

Tamara Pupic analyses a few examples of what investors...

Sick of selfies

Sick of selfies

Neil King explains why he’s pleased the police are...

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Dubai's Emirates inks deal to manage African carrier
Transport»

Dubai's Emirates inks deal to manage African carrier

Agreement does not include equity stake in Angolan flag carrier TAAG

Dubai Metro to extend hours for GITEX Shopper show
Transport»

Dubai Metro to extend hours for GITEX Shopper show

Dubai's transport system will run for four extra hours from 10am to midnight on Friday to cope with expected rush of visitors

Dubai Chamber chief hails stability in real estate sector
Property»

Dubai Chamber chief hails stability in real estate sector

Hamad Buamim says growth is more sustainable than previous boom because there is no shortage of housing stock

Abu Dhabi's Al Jaber Group completes debt restructuring
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's Al Jaber Group completes debt restructuring

Conglomerate's chairman hails 'great milestone'; says planning to execute new projects

Qatar's economic growth edges up to 5.7% in Q2
Politics & Economics»

Qatar's economic growth edges up to 5.7% in Q2

Robust non-oil activity outweighs a decline in the hydrocarbon sector, according to official data

KFC apologises for taking halal too far
Culture & Society»

KFC apologises for taking halal too far

UK branch of the fast-food chain trialling halal chicken also banned alcohol hand wipes for fear it would offend Muslims

Kuwaiti official's wife 'became rich overnight'
Culture & Society»

Kuwaiti official's wife 'became rich overnight'

Public Prosecutor probes claims that money was transferred to woman’s account from the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs.

Some win, some lose in Gulf's sukuk mutual fund market
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Some win, some lose in Gulf's sukuk mutual fund market

Competition is heating up as the market widens and firms vie for a chunk of privately managed accounts

Austria reports first MERS case in Saudi national
Healthcare»

Austria reports first MERS case in Saudi national

Woman from Saudi Arabia is being treated in an isolation ward in a hospital in Vienna

Ports of change
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Ports of change
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Second time lucky on The World?
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Second time lucky on The World?
Box clever: UPS president Jim Barber
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Box clever: UPS president Jim Barber
Interview: Willie Walsh
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Interview: Willie Walsh
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Muslim NFL player 'penalised for prayer celebration'

Muslim NFL player 'penalised for prayer celebration'

Husain Abdullah reportedly receives penalty under National Football League's 'excessive celebration' rules

Arts»
Pharrell Williams, The Who to headline Abu Dhabi F1 concerts

Pharrell Williams, The Who to headline Abu Dhabi F1 concerts

Legendary British rockers to appear in the UAE capital as part of 50th anniversary tour

Politics & Economics»

UAE Major Al-Mansouri Opens Up

Major Mariam al-Mansouri, the UAE's first female fighter pilot, who led the country's air strikes against ISIL targets has been talking about her experience.

Arts»
Clooney, Alamuddin cap weekend nuptials with civil ceremony

Clooney, Alamuddin cap weekend nuptials with civil ceremony

US actor and Lebanese-born human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin formalise marriage in a civil ceremony in Venice

Photos»
Healthcare»
Wellness firm launches obesity camps in the UAE

Wellness firm launches obesity camps in the UAE

VLCC says it will offer free health, wellness and medical tests to their clients and their family members

Style»

MidEast designers to help transform the Eiffel Tower into a catwalk

Jessica Minh Anh has chosen three designers from the region for her eighth history-making fashion show

Gadgets»
Tonino Lamborghini to launch dual-SIM handset

Tonino Lamborghini to launch dual-SIM handset

Luxury brand ushers in latest model just four months after Antares launch

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Property»

Buying? All the latest data you need to know

Where, what and how much: All the latest data before you get up the property ladder in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Travel & Hospitality»
Celeb chef Nobu to open Doha restaurant by end of year

Celeb chef Nobu to open Doha restaurant by end of year

Four Seasons Hotel Doha has partnered with celebrity chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa to open new eatery

Arts»
Abu Dhabi to pay tribute to Francois Truffaut at film fest

Abu Dhabi to pay tribute to Francois Truffaut at film fest

Abu Dhabi Film Festival will screen selection of movies by legendary filmmaker 30 years after his death

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