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Backlash against Kuwaiti MP's call for alcohol to be legalised

Backlash against Kuwaiti MP's call for alcohol to be legalised

Nabil Al Fadhl claims the country’s ancestors were tolerant of its consumption in the past

Dubai says to start fines for bus lane violators on Jan 1

Dubai says to start fines for bus lane violators on Jan 1

Roads and Transport Authority will start to issue AED600 fines against drivers who violate highway rules

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Why a downturn IS a laughing matter

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Why are Londoners not using Emirates Air Line?

Why are Londoners not using Emirates Air Line?

Residents don’t seem overly keen on the Dubai-sponsored...

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Tried & Tested: First review of the Dubai Tram

Tried & Tested: First review of the Dubai Tram

Neil Halligan was among the first passengers to ride...

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Where’s my change?!

Where’s my change?!

If ATMs won’t give anything smaller than AED100 then...

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Abu Dhabi bank launches 'Boris Bikes'-type scheme
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Abu Dhabi bank launches 'Boris Bikes'-type scheme

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank announces launch of UAE's first public bicycle sharing system in UAE capital

Housing costs rocket but UAE inflation eases in November
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Housing costs rocket but UAE inflation eases in November

New official figures reveal that housing, utility costs rise 4.4% year-on-year, fastest increase since Feb 2009

Kuwait's Al Ahli Bank's chairman resigns due to ill health
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's Al Ahli Bank's chairman resigns due to ill health

Ahmed Yousef Behbehani steps down from Gulf state's ninth largest bank

Gunshots fired at office of head of Saudi religious police
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Gunshots fired at office of head of Saudi religious police

Sheikh Abdullatif Al Asheikh has been campaigning to overhaul the Haia, claiming some members 'exploit their position'

Dubai hotels see 50% drop in Russian guest as rouble slide continues
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Dubai hotels see 50% drop in Russian guest as rouble slide continues

Value of the rouble against the US dollar, which the UAE dirham is pegged to, has dropped by about 40% this year

Abraaj, Kellogg see Bisco Misr bid deadline extended to Jan 11
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Abraaj, Kellogg see Bisco Misr bid deadline extended to Jan 11

Dubai private equity firm is battling with US cereal giant to buy Egyptian snack maker

UAE's Marka to buy retail outfit from Dubai World for $60m
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UAE's Marka to buy retail outfit from Dubai World for $60m

Move will make the retailing and restaurants start-up operationally profitable in 2015

Dubai Financial Market's boom and bust
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Dubai Financial Market's boom and bust
Meet the man behind the Blackphone
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Meet the man behind the Blackphone
Plane talker: Dnata's Gary Chapman
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Plane talker: Dnata's Gary Chapman
The lion's roar: Ashish J Thakkar
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The lion's roar: Ashish J Thakkar
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Liam Neeson to attend Taken 3 premiere in Dubai

Liam Neeson to attend Taken 3 premiere in Dubai

Organisers say Irish actor will attend Middle East premiere on January 12, 2015

Sport»
Cristiano Ronaldo spends Christmas in Dubai

Cristiano Ronaldo spends Christmas in Dubai

Real Madrid footballer uploaded a series of images of his festive desert break

Construction»
Dubai's Danube Properties launches $81m 'Glitz' tower

Dubai's Danube Properties launches $81m 'Glitz' tower

The developer hopes it will sell as well as its maiden project ‘Dreamz by Danube’

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Travel & Hospitality»
Tommy Hilfiger looks to go global with hotel brand

Tommy Hilfiger looks to go global with hotel brand

Legendary American designer purchased The Raleigh in Miami earlier this year

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Skype Translator previews for real-time chats

Skype Translator previews for real-time chats

New service for real-time language translation initially available on Windows 8.1 PCs and tablets

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New BlackBerry Classic harks back to the Bold's glory days

New BlackBerry Classic harks back to the Bold's glory days

New device, billed as the Bold's successor, features 3.5-inch screen and traditional QWERTY keyboard

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Dubai set to live stream NYE fireworks on YouTube

Dubai set to live stream NYE fireworks on YouTube

Display at Burj Khalifa set to attract millions of viewers around the world

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US fast food giant Dairy Queen plans Kuwait relaunch

US fast food giant Dairy Queen plans Kuwait relaunch

Ice cream seller says it has signed franchise agreement to open more than 20 outlets in Gulf state

Travel & Hospitality»
Sharjah boosts bus tours in new tourism push

Sharjah boosts bus tours in new tourism push

City Sightseeing Sharjah announces addition of four new stops and two new buses

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