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Dubai awards $2.9bn deal to extend metro to Expo 2020 site

Dubai awards $2.9bn deal to extend metro to Expo 2020 site

Route 2020 is expected to serve about 125,000 riders per day, rising to 275,000 by 2030, says transport authority

Revealed: future of transport on Abu Dhabi's Yas Island

Revealed: future of transport on Abu Dhabi's Yas Island

Agreement signed to launch 'jet-like' rapid transit system with cars zipping above traffic along magnetic lines

Saudi regulator forms interim committee to oversee builder Mojil

Saudi regulator forms interim committee to oversee builder Mojil

Board quit last week when three people, including founder Mohammad Al-Mojil and his son Adel Al-Mojil, were jailed

IPIC's 1MDB row likely driver for Mubadala merger, say bankers

IPIC's 1MDB row likely driver for Mubadala merger, say bankers

IPIC and the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund are embroiled in a legal tussle over a debt restructuring

Saudi Arabia makes big steps to improve real estate transparency

Saudi Arabia makes big steps to improve real estate transparency

Gulf kingdom jumps up Global Real Estate Transparency Index but Dubai is still top in the Middle East

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The business of pleasure: CEO of Global Village Ahmad Hussain Bin Essa

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UAE federal roads could see introduction of more tolls
GCC»

UAE federal roads could see introduction of more tolls

34 proposals on how to regulate traffic made by government departments

Abu Dhabi Int'l sees 5.6% rise in May passenger traffic
Transport»

Abu Dhabi Int'l sees 5.6% rise in May passenger traffic

Total of 1.98 million passengers are recorded last month but cargo tonnage drops by 10.7%

Bahrain's Investcorp targets opportunities in Saudi reform plan
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Investcorp targets opportunities in Saudi reform plan

Company's co-chief executive says Vision 2030 has led to more focus on investments in Gulf kingdom

Qatar's Rasgas says signs new LNG deal with France's EDF
Energy»

Qatar's Rasgas says signs new LNG deal with France's EDF

Agreement with French energy company will see delivery of up to 2 million tonnes per annum, starting next year

Death toll rises after suicide bomb attack on Istanbul airport
Culture & Society»

Death toll rises after suicide bomb attack on Istanbul airport

Istanbul governor's office says at least 41 people were killed and another 239 others wounded in attack

Qatar petrol prices to rise 7% in July – official
Retail»

Qatar petrol prices to rise 7% in July – official

Cost of premium fuel to increase from next month, diesel to stay the same

'Work suspended' on $878m Qatar sewer project
Politics & Economics»

'Work suspended' on $878m Qatar sewer project

Qatar authorities have reportedly ordered the immediate halt of a multi-million dollar project

Petroleum Development Oman raises $4bn for new projects
Banking & Finance»

Petroleum Development Oman raises $4bn for new projects

Country's top oil and gas exploration and production company says loan obtained from international banks

flydubai says to fly daily to Romanian capital city
Transport»

flydubai says to fly daily to Romanian capital city

Low cost carrier announces the addition of two new flights a week between Dubai and Bucharest

Dubai Duty Free says to offer 20% Eid Al Fitr discounts
Retail»

Dubai Duty Free says to offer 20% Eid Al Fitr discounts

AIrport retailer says sale will coincide with period which is likely to see nearly 2m passengers use Dubai Int'l

Abu Dhabi government to merge state investment funds Mubadala and IPIC
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi government to merge state investment funds Mubadala and IPIC

The $135 billion deal is being approached as a merger of equals and is expected to be completed by end of 2017, according to source

Statistics fog raises risk as cheap oil hits Gulf
Banking & Finance»
Statistics fog raises risk as cheap oil hits Gulf
Yemen counter-terrorism mission shows UAE military ambition
Politics & Economics»
Yemen counter-terrorism mission shows UAE military ambition
Successful heirs sustain family businesses
Politics & Economics»
Successful heirs sustain family businesses
Trump and UK's Leave campaign are peas in a pod
Politics & Economics»
Trump and UK's Leave campaign are peas in a pod
Volkswagen's US diesel emissions settlement to cost $15 billion
Transport»
Volkswagen's US diesel emissions settlement to cost $15 billion
To Brexit or Regrexit? A dis-United Kingdom ponders turmoil of EU divorce
Politics & Economics»
To Brexit or Regrexit? A dis-United Kingdom ponders turmoil of EU divorce
The Brexit benefits for the GCC
Politics & Economics»
The Brexit benefits for the GCC
Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce
Politics & Economics»
Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce
Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape
Property»
Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape
The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector
Banking & Finance»
The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector
Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
Technology»
Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul
Education»
University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul
Cash for clicks: are apps bad for you?
Technology»
Cash for clicks: are apps bad for you?
Why banking in the Gulf will never be the same again
Banking & Finance»
Why banking in the Gulf will never be the same again
Funding, regulation challenge Saudi private sector drive
Politics & Economics»
Funding, regulation challenge Saudi private sector drive
Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds
Lifestyle»
Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds
Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shi'ites
Politics & Economics»
Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shi'ites
Brexit: The global market thread that could be unravelled by UK voters
Politics & Economics»
Brexit: The global market thread that could be unravelled by UK voters
Arts»
Dubai Metro featured in new Star Trek trailer

Dubai Metro featured in new Star Trek trailer

Latest film in sci-fi franchise to be released in UAE in October

Lifestyle»
How to get the job: 10 habits of a successful interviewee

How to get the job: 10 habits of a successful interviewee

What to do – and what not to – when given the chance to impress a prospective employer

Lifestyle»
14 UAE Instagram accounts you should follow

14 UAE Instagram accounts you should follow

A profile of 14 UAE Instagram accounts you have to follow, including foodies, Royals, photographers and more

Wellness»
Top 10 keys to developing mental toughness

Top 10 keys to developing mental toughness

Stay in control, be grateful and sleep, says motivational speaker and 'mind coach' John Dabrowski

Photos»
Sport»
Emery signs two-year coaching contract with PSG

Emery signs two-year coaching contract with PSG

Qatar-owned PSG replaced coach Laurent Blanc after chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi said there was “a feeling of failure” after winning the French title

Retail»
World's first 'robotics and innovation' store to open in Dubai's Festival City

World's first 'robotics and innovation' store to open in Dubai's Festival City

Action-to-Action’s Innovators shop aims to help tech start-ups sell their products in the region

Cars & Boats»

Aston Martin unveils limited edition Vanquish Zagato

Car features Italian design elements together with powerful V12 engine

Videos»
Travel»

Pictures: Inside the W Dubai - Al Habtoor City

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has debuted its lifestyle brand W in the UAE, with the opening of W Dubai – Al Habtoor City on Sheikh Zayed Road

Wellness»
A guide to staying fit and healthy during Ramadan

A guide to staying fit and healthy during Ramadan

Fasting is not an excuse to be unhealthy

Culture & Society»
Dubai number plate R10 sold for $2.6m at auction

Dubai number plate R10 sold for $2.6m at auction

5 RTA plates raise $6.9 million at charity event for UAE’s Reading Nation drive

Travel»

In pictures: Seven of the world's coolest airports

Take a look inside some of the most visually stunning airport from across the globe

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