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Nakheel inks $149m deal for 23.5km coastal work at Deira Islands

Nakheel inks $149m deal for 23.5km coastal work at Deira Islands

Dubai master developer hires Van Oord to deliver beaches, quay walls, rock edges and breakwaters at new tourism hub

Young expats die in Qatar dune buggy accident

Young expats die in Qatar dune buggy accident

PE teacher from Ireland and his English girlfriend are reportedly killed in sand dunes accident

CCTV installed at mosques in Saudi and Bahrain

CCTV installed at mosques in Saudi and Bahrain

Gulf states seek to tighten security at places of worship following the deadly suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Kuwait on Friday

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Keeping food waste in check for Ramadan

Keeping food waste in check for Ramadan

A recent study by the UN showed that 32.7% of food...

Sometimes it's not all about the bass

Sometimes it's not all about the bass

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When being tech savvy isn't cool

When being tech savvy isn't cool

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Why Kevin Pietersen has been poorly advised

Why Kevin Pietersen has been poorly advised

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Dubai's Limitless to pay $564m to creditors
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Dubai's Limitless to pay $564m to creditors

Real estate developer says payment will be funded by sale of part of its land bank in Saudi Arabia

Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30
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Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30

Date set for ruling in the retrial of two Al Jazeera television journalists previously sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison

UAE's Etihad signs codeshare deal with Pakistan's PIA
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UAE's Etihad signs codeshare deal with Pakistan's PIA

First flights under new agreement with Pakistann International Airlines will take off on July 27

Mubadala buys into Trafigura's Spanish mines as part of new JV
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Mubadala buys into Trafigura's Spanish mines as part of new JV

Abu Dhabi investment company inks deal as part of push to invest in assets other than oil

Dubai's theme parks set to generate $5bn by 2020
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Dubai's theme parks set to generate $5bn by 2020

Tourism boom expected across the GCC region with new projects, developments

Experts warn of rising personal debt in Oman
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Experts warn of rising personal debt in Oman

Average debt of those seeking help is between $7,700 and $13,000

Spanish football league to sue FIFA over Qatar 2022 winter dates
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Spanish football league to sue FIFA over Qatar 2022 winter dates

La Liga claims staging the event in Nov-Dec will lose it $72m in revenue, has called on other European leagues to support it

ISIL militants are plotting 'terrible' attacks in Britain, warns Cameron
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ISIL militants are plotting 'terrible' attacks in Britain, warns Cameron

British Prime Minister says the UK's international terror threat is currently set at "severe," its second highest level

Omani MERS victim in Thailand is declared free of the deadly virus
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Omani MERS victim in Thailand is declared free of the deadly virus

75-year-old man had travelled to Bangkok for treatment for a heart condition and was then diagnosed with the virus

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UAE to add 'leap second' to standard time on July 1

UAE to add 'leap second' to standard time on July 1

Move by Emirates Metrology Institute will conform with other timing centres around the world

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Iftar review: The Farm, Al Barari

Iftar review: The Farm, Al Barari

Surrounded by dense botanical gardens and landscaped lakes, the restaurant invites guests to reconnect with the environment,

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Thailand launches Muslim-friendly smartphone tourist app

Thailand launches Muslim-friendly smartphone tourist app

Efforts to welcome Muslim travellers to Thailand come amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment in some Western countries

Wellness»

InPics: How to exercise during Ramadan

Bahraini bodybuilders work out during the holy fasting month in the village of Barbar, west of the capital Manama

Photos»
Gadgets»
HTC launches new model in UAE

HTC launches new model in UAE

Taiwanese smartphone vendor announced the unveiling of the HTC One E9+

Transport»
Iron Maiden star to help relaunch African airline

Iron Maiden star to help relaunch African airline

Lead singer of heavy metal band Bruce Dickinson is key part of relaunch of Air Djibouti

Transport»
Paris Hilton is victim of plane crash prank in Dubai

Paris Hilton is victim of plane crash prank in Dubai

Egyptian actor Ramez Galal fools celebrity hotel heiress into thinking her plane is going to crash in Dubai

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Novo inks deal to bring two new IMAX cinemas to Dubai

Novo inks deal to bring two new IMAX cinemas to Dubai

New IMAX theatres will bring the company's IMAX network to six, the largest in the region

Arts»
Revealed: Tom Cruise fired insurance firm for refusing to allow Burj Khalifa stunt

Revealed: Tom Cruise fired insurance firm for refusing to allow Burj Khalifa stunt

Hollywood actor was featured hanging off the side of the Dubai skyscraper in 2011 blockbuster ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’

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Fasting advice for diabetes patients

Fasting advice for diabetes patients

Patients with advanced diabetes are advised not to fast, says a leading expert

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