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Dubai reveals plan for world's first 3D printed office building

Dubai reveals plan for world's first 3D printed office building

Project is the first major initiative of the Museum of the Future; will serve as temporary HQ for staff

UK fraudster said to own abandoned $1.6m Ferrari in Dubai

UK fraudster said to own abandoned $1.6m Ferrari in Dubai

Ferrari Enzo, which was impounded by Dubai police in 2011, reportedly belongs to man behind major VAT conspiracy

Kuwait says in 'state of war' with militant groups

Kuwait says in 'state of war' with militant groups

Interior minister says aware of other terrorist cells operating in country; ISIL mosque attack killed 27 last week

Arabian Business Cafe

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

Imagine a world where the music suited the venue and...

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When being tech savvy isn't cool

When being tech savvy isn't cool

It is time hotels toned down the fancy-yet-impossible...

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Why Kevin Pietersen has been poorly advised

Why Kevin Pietersen has been poorly advised

The best thing the cricketer could have done was remain...

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Barca presidential candidate confirms opposition to Qatar shirt sponsor
Sport»

Barca presidential candidate confirms opposition to Qatar shirt sponsor

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta says will do his best to put UNICEF back on Barcelona shirt if he returns to helm in July election

Abu Dhabi said to mull state-backed merger for troubled TAQA
Energy»

Abu Dhabi said to mull state-backed merger for troubled TAQA

Sources say Abu Dhabi may merge its national energy company into another state-owned business

Abu Dhabi free zone publishes draft rules for financial firms
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi free zone publishes draft rules for financial firms

Long awaited legal framework to govern financial services firms in Abu Dhabi Global Market follows enforcement of first set of rules earlier this month

US says lifting holds on security assistance to Bahrain
Politics & Economics»

US says lifting holds on security assistance to Bahrain

US State Department decision comes as Barack Obama has been stressing Washington's commitment to Gulf allies' security

Emaar Misr expects Egyptian listing approval on Thursday
Markets»

Emaar Misr expects Egyptian listing approval on Thursday

Egyptian arm of Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties says trading set to begin on Sunday

Kuwait said to detain 60 suspected of Islamist militant links
Culture & Society»

Kuwait said to detain 60 suspected of Islamist militant links

Gulf state reportedly also closes local charity for alleged violations in raising funds for Syrians

Saudi petrol prices ranked cheapest in the GCC
Politics & Economics»

Saudi petrol prices ranked cheapest in the GCC

New study shows that the GCC still offers among the lowest in the world in Q2

Two executives at Qatar-backed Uber arrested in France
Transport»

Two executives at Qatar-backed Uber arrested in France

Arrests come as a government clampdown intensifies on the US-based taxi and ride-sharing service

Oman's United Finance says mulling Al Omaniya takeover offer
Banking & Finance»

Oman's United Finance says mulling Al Omaniya takeover offer

National Bank of Oman, Bank Nizwa and Al Omaniya were invited to participate in acquisition bidding process in May

Saudi Arabia: Open for business
Markets»
Saudi Arabia: Open for business
Fame, fortune and fashion: Rami Al Ali
Fashion»
Fame, fortune and fashion: Rami Al Ali
Guide to owning a car in Dubai
Cars & Boats»
Guide to owning a car in Dubai
Gadgets»
Samsung brings virtual reality headset to UAE market

Samsung brings virtual reality headset to UAE market

Galaxy handset companion Gear VR Innovator Edition debuts in the emirates

Wellness»
Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey

Research by the Sleep Cycle app found those in the UAE got the most sleep, while those in Oman got the least

Style»
Casio unveils colourful range of watches with dual time zone settings

Casio unveils colourful range of watches with dual time zone settings

Latest Baby-G range comes in six colours inspired by the beaches of the world

Technology»
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

Photos»
Gourmet»
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,

Technology»
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

Videos»
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»
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

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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The opening of Saudi Arabia’s stock market was greeted by heavy news coverage from around the world. Experts say it may take years for the impact of the move to be fully felt.

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