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Aramex founder said to sell $142m shares to Alabbar, other investors

Aramex founder said to sell $142m shares to Alabbar, other investors

Fadi Ghandour reportedly sells his 9.9% stake in logistics firm to investors including Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar

Emirates flight to Maldives makes emergency landing in Mumbai

Emirates flight to Maldives makes emergency landing in Mumbai

Flight EK 652 landed safely at Mumbai after smoke detected on board

UAE issues decree to clamp down on salary payment delays

UAE issues decree to clamp down on salary payment delays

Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation says to get tougher with employers who fail to pay staff on time

GCC property markets said to be facing 'perfect storm'

GCC property markets said to be facing 'perfect storm'

AT Kearney says regional real estate firm must adapt amid high supply and softening demand

Seven killed, 13 injured as bus crashes in Dubai

Seven killed, 13 injured as bus crashes in Dubai

Bus carrying 20 people reportedly crashes into a lorry carrying rocks that was stationary in road near Al Maktoum Airport

Meet Xiaomi, the next big thing in smartphones

Having already overtaken Apple as the biggest smartphone maker in...

TOMS CEO Jim Alling: Why corporate responsibility is good for business

Having achieved meteoric success with its buy-one, give one away...

The Hotel Danieli: what it's like to stay at a historic hotel

Unlike the other thousands of hotels that house the throngs...

How to be more like Facebook's billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg

How do the world’s greatest minds find inspiration? It all...

Bahrain to try scores of people on charges of setting up 'terror' group
Culture & Society»

Bahrain to try scores of people on charges of setting up 'terror' group

Case pertains to allegation that Iranian Revolutionary Guards helped fugitives to set up a Shi'ite militant group called the Zulfiqar Brigades

Etihad plans to increase A380 services to New York's JFK
Transport»

Etihad plans to increase A380 services to New York's JFK

Abu Dhabi airline says it will upgrade second daily flight to superjumbo in mid-2017 amid 'heightened demand'

Space scientists conduct lunar rover tests in UAE desert
Technology»

Space scientists conduct lunar rover tests in UAE desert

Group hoping to secure $25m in funding from Google for privately funded Moon mission

UAE's first Vivanta by Taj hotel set for Q4 2018 completion
Travel & Hospitality»

UAE's first Vivanta by Taj hotel set for Q4 2018 completion

Project, which will comprise a combination of hotel rooms and branded apartments, is under construction in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lake Towers

Saudi court sentences two to death for killing army colonel
Culture & Society»

Saudi court sentences two to death for killing army colonel

Saudi Arabia has convicted and sentenced hundreds of people to prison or death for militancy

Saudi Telecom Co posts 27% slump in Q2 net profit
Technology»

Saudi Telecom Co posts 27% slump in Q2 net profit

Telecom operator says it made net profit of nearly $500m in the three months to June 30

South Korea inks $920m deal for UAE reactors
Energy»

South Korea inks $920m deal for UAE reactors

KHNP will dispatch a total of 3,000 employees to the UAE until 2030 - about 210 every year - starting May 2017

Dubai's Abraaj raises more than $500m to invest in Turkey
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's Abraaj raises more than $500m to invest in Turkey

Private equity firm announces the closure of dedicated Turkey fund which has made its first two investments

UAE's hotel construction pipeline set to peak in 2018
Travel & Hospitality»

UAE's hotel construction pipeline set to peak in 2018

New report says 58 new hotels are set to open in the UAE in 2018; currently 183 projects in pipeline

Kuwait news websites set to require licence under new law
Media»

Kuwait news websites set to require licence under new law

Gulf state enacts legislation aimed at regulating web-based publications

Qatar Airways set to add more flights to Saudi cities Jeddah, Madinah
Transport»

Qatar Airways set to add more flights to Saudi cities Jeddah, Madinah

Doha carrier says it will double frequencies to Jeddah while adding seven more flights to Saudi holy city

Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion in digital ad push
Banking & Finance»
Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion in digital ad push
Australia plans indefinite detention for people convicted of terrorism-related charges
Politics & Economics»
Australia plans indefinite detention for people convicted of terrorism-related charges
Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio Olympics
Sport»
Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio Olympics
Munich gunman was fixated on mass killings, say police
Politics & Economics»
Munich gunman was fixated on mass killings, say police
German-Iranian gunman kills nine in Munich, then himself - police
Culture & Society»
German-Iranian gunman kills nine in Munich, then himself - police
Twitter cracks down on harassment after 'Ghostbusters' actor receives online abuse
Arts»
Twitter cracks down on harassment after 'Ghostbusters' actor receives online abuse
Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for
Politics & Economics»
Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for "thesaurus" of previous insults
Are the troubles easing for Saudi construction giant Binladin?
Construction»
Are the troubles easing for Saudi construction giant Binladin?
After Nice attack, French Muslims feel fear and alienation
Politics & Economics»
After Nice attack, French Muslims feel fear and alienation
How an exodus of professional workers is reshaping Qatar
Politics & Economics»
How an exodus of professional workers is reshaping Qatar
Australia's former PM Rudd throws hat in ring for top UN job
Politics & Economics»
Australia's former PM Rudd throws hat in ring for top UN job
At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights
Politics & Economics»
At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights
At least 160 killed in violence as Turkish coup bid crumbles
Politics & Economics»
At least 160 killed in violence as Turkish coup bid crumbles
A changing landscape: Sultan Butti Bin Mejren
Property»
A changing landscape: Sultan Butti Bin Mejren
Why intellectual property fee hikes need to be redesigned
Politics & Economics»
Why intellectual property fee hikes need to be redesigned
Truck 'terrorist' kills at least 84 in attack on Nice Bastille Day crowd
Culture & Society»
Truck 'terrorist' kills at least 84 in attack on Nice Bastille Day crowd
Could the GCC have a free zone-free future?
Transport»
Could the GCC have a free zone-free future?
Digital dilemma: the future on advertising
Media»
Digital dilemma: the future on advertising
The calm amid the storm: Patrick Odier
Banking & Finance»
The calm amid the storm: Patrick Odier
Breaking the mould: Shahid Khan
Industries»
Breaking the mould: Shahid Khan
Cars & Boats»
Review: 2016 Jaguar F-type S Convertible

Review: 2016 Jaguar F-type S Convertible

This little two-seater has a lot of passion to offer

Construction»
Burj Al Arab inspires striking tower on UK’s south coast

Burj Al Arab inspires striking tower on UK’s south coast

11-storey Meridian waterfront development likened to Dubai landmark

Wellness»
Revealed: Top cosmetic procedures in the Middle East

Revealed: Top cosmetic procedures in the Middle East

Liposuction and abdominoplasty ranked most popular respectively

Photos»
Arts»
Will Smith to attend to Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Will Smith to attend to Dubai screening of Suicide Squad

Hollywood star will attend an invite-only screening of the blockbuster film on August 7 at VOX Cinemas, Deira City Centre

Gourmet»
Burj Al Arab restaurant gets Michelin star upgrade and terrace

Burj Al Arab restaurant gets Michelin star upgrade and terrace

Two-star Nathan Outlaw will take over the reins at Al Mahara, the luxury hotel’s signature seafood restaurant

Sport»
Syria's first table tennis Olympian looking beyond Rio

Syria's first table tennis Olympian looking beyond Rio

Allejji used to train in China and would travel abroad regularly for camps, but she had to stop two years ago when the cost got too high

Videos»
Transport»
Solar plane takes off from Egypt on final leg of world tour to Abu Dhabi

Solar plane takes off from Egypt on final leg of world tour to Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 took off from Cairo in darkness en route to Abu Dhabi with a flight expected to take between 48 and 72 hours

Travel & Hospitality»
Waldorf Astoria in UAE offers Lamborghini driving experience

Waldorf Astoria in UAE offers Lamborghini driving experience

Waldorf Astoria and Automobili Lamborghini have partnered to offer new routes and super car models in Waldorf Astoria driving experiences

Lifestyle»
Dubai After Dark: Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Dubai After Dark: Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

A look at the Dubai nightlife scene through the eyes of an insider – general manager of London club concept Mahiki in Dubai tells all – from the highest paid bill at the venue to 4:30 am work shifts

Style»

Too hot to tan? Here are 6 sun-free alternatives

Options for women - and men, because we know you like tanning just as much

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