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The short story of Alwaleed's Bahrain TV venture

The short story of Alwaleed's Bahrain TV venture

It was intended to break the mould, giving airtime to the smaller stories and voices in the Gulf, but Prince Alwaleed’s Alarab TV lost its own voice within hours of blasting into homes with a controversial interview. Arabian Business examines whether the Saudi billionaire’s utopian network will air another episode

Fewer Dubai tenants to relocate to Sharjah as rents fall

Fewer Dubai tenants to relocate to Sharjah as rents fall

Asteco says it expects vacancies to increase and rents to fall in Sharjah over the coming months

US drone makers expect surge in sales in Gulf

US drone makers expect surge in sales in Gulf

Industry executives eye big increase in business with GCC startes after State Dep't eases export rules

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It's still location, location, location for restaurant owners

It's still location, location, location for restaurant owners

Finding the perfect place to set up can be hard for...

Money talks

Money talks

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US airlines should swallow sour grapes

US airlines should swallow sour grapes

The Americans need to make the claims in their investigation...

Time to say goodbye to the PC?

Time to say goodbye to the PC?

Mounting losses and dwindling sales have hit the popular...

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UAE to reopen embassy in Yemen's south, backing Hadi
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UAE to reopen embassy in Yemen's south, backing Hadi

Arab countries and Western states evacuated their embassies in Sanaa earlier this month after power grab by the Houthis

Diplomats hail worker living conditions during Saadiyat tour
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Diplomats hail worker living conditions during Saadiyat tour

Indian Ambassador to the UAE among those who are taken on tour; comes just weeks after critical report by rights group

Renault targets huge rise in Middle East car sales by 2017
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Renault targets huge rise in Middle East car sales by 2017

French carmaker says it aims to sell 75,000 vehicles in region; set to launch 11 new models

UAE's Yahsat to provide satellite comms services to Bahrain
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UAE's Yahsat to provide satellite comms services to Bahrain

Technology firm signs contract to supply communications services to the Bahrain Defence Force

UAE pharma Julphar says 2014 sales rise to $381m
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UAE pharma Julphar says 2014 sales rise to $381m

Largest Emirati pharmaceutical company reports 5.2% increase in sales revenue for 2014

Airbus unit wins MidEast surveillance supply contract
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Airbus unit wins MidEast surveillance supply contract

Airbus Defence and Space to supply unnamed country with systems to protect borders and coastlines

The short story of Alwaleed's Alarab TV
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The short story of Alwaleed's Alarab TV
Sony could abandon TVs, smartphones
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Sony could abandon TVs, smartphones
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Revealed: The business of polo
The road ahead for Jaguar Land Rover
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The road ahead for Jaguar Land Rover
Libya's decline and fall
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Libya's decline and fall
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Cryotherapy: What it's like being blasted with -170 Celsius degree cold air?

Cryotherapy: What it's like being blasted with -170 Celsius degree cold air?

Some of the benefits of the treatment include blood rejuvenation, muscle growth, skin tightening, energy boosting, and weight loss

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Celebrated Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal dies aged 91

Celebrated Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal dies aged 91

His best-known work, "Memed, My Hawk" from 1955, earned him a nomination for a Nobel Prize in 1973

Sport»
Dubai tennis: Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

Dubai tennis: Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

Swiss player won the Dubai Championships for a seventh time

Travel & Hospitality»
Dubai's cruise tourism sector sees busiest ever month

Dubai's cruise tourism sector sees busiest ever month

Mina Rashid port welcomes over 30 ship calls in January, bringing more than 150,000 cruise tourists

Photos»
Transport»
Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi

Solar-powered aircraft is scheduled to take off from UAE capital on first round-the-world flight in March

Arts»
Lady Gaga Oscars set designers in plagiarism row with Iranian artist

Lady Gaga Oscars set designers in plagiarism row with Iranian artist

Iranian architect Ataollah Omidvar claimed that the set was based on a creation by a fellow artist which has been on show in Paris

Sport»
Dubai Duty Free tennis championships wins players' best tournament award

Dubai Duty Free tennis championships wins players' best tournament award

Dubai ATP 500 event picks up award for 11th time in 12 years

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Fabergé to unveil first ornamental egg in a century in Doha

Fabergé to unveil first ornamental egg in a century in Doha

Pearl Egg to be unveiled at Doha Watch and Jewellery Exhibition

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UAE adds 14 days holiday to annual school calendar

UAE adds 14 days holiday to annual school calendar

Cabinet approves three-year plan to implement 175-day school year from September; down from 189 days

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Training in the morning vs the evening

Training in the morning vs the evening

Is one better than the other, or is this a myth? How does this affect those who work a 9-5 job?

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