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Saudi Arabia said to mull 10-30% limit on foreign bourse investors

Saudi Arabia said to mull 10-30% limit on foreign bourse investors

Regulator reportedly seeking feedback from gov't ministries on plan to open stock market to direct foreign investment

Qatar 'refusing to end GCC rift'

Qatar 'refusing to end GCC rift'

The Gulf state has refused to sign a final agreement that would end a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia, the UAE & Bahrain, a senior Gulf diplomat has claimed

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Arsenal will win the Premier League, City finish fourth and Spurs face relegation

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Oman to create DNA database of criminals
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Oman to create DNA database of criminals

Police to use the DNA to link convicts to other unsolved crimes

Dubai to introduce new number plates
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Dubai to introduce new number plates

Details of the designs to be announced in the coming weeks

Kuwait detains Muslim cleric suspected of funding militants
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Kuwait detains Muslim cleric suspected of funding militants

Kuwaiti government has stepped up monitoring of individuals and charities suspected of collecting donations for militants linked to al Qaeda in Syria and in Iraq

Saudi population to break 30m
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Saudi population to break 30m

Expats still make up 32% of the total population after an amnesty last year, according to official statistics

Over 178m smartphones 'at risk' in MEA region
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Over 178m smartphones 'at risk' in MEA region

Palo Alto releases figures around security vulnerabilities in Android 4.0

Staywell Hospitality looks to grow its Middle East presence
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Staywell Hospitality looks to grow its Middle East presence

Plans to have 1,000 rooms in next 18 months.

Saudi Arabia's July oil output rises to 10 mln bpd
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Saudi Arabia's July oil output rises to 10 mln bpd

Output usually rises in the summer to fuel domestic power stations needed to meet surging electricity demand

Jeff Singer resigns as CEO of Dubai financial zone authority

Jeff Singer resigns as CEO of Dubai financial zone authority

Harvard-educated Singer was appointed to DIFC role in 2012; declines to give reason for departure

German minister accuses Qatar of funding Islamic State fighters
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German minister accuses Qatar of funding Islamic State fighters

Qatar has previously denied that it supports Islamist insurgents in Syria and Iraq

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Behind the scenes of Mall of Qatar
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The bald truth: 10 reasons why you are losing your hair

The bald truth: 10 reasons why you are losing your hair

Every person who works in a stressful environment knows that it comes at a high price.

Transport»
Dubai's RTA says Shindagha Tunnel to partially close for maintenance

Dubai's RTA says Shindagha Tunnel to partially close for maintenance

Transport authority announces plan to carry out repair work overnight Friday/Saturday at tunnel under Dubai Creek

Retail»
Carrefour to be first to open in revamped BurJuman wing

Carrefour to be first to open in revamped BurJuman wing

Hypermarket to launch on Thursday; first store to open in Dubai shopping mall's remodelled North Wing

Cars & Boats»

Revealed: Sheikh Hamdan’s luxury yachts in France

The 77 meters luxury yacht 'The Smeralda' and the 88 meters 'Dubawi'' luxury yacht attract attention at the Saint-Malo harbour, Britanny, western France

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Arts»
Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87

Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87

Nobel Prize nominee was a champion of women's rights, opponent of death penalty

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Abu Dhabi-backed spaceship said to host Lady Gaga wedding

Abu Dhabi-backed spaceship said to host Lady Gaga wedding

Sources claim the singer is hoping to have ceremony aboard Virgin Galactic

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5 key steps to mastering your emotions at work

5 key steps to mastering your emotions at work

Emotional intelligence can be more important than IQ in a corporate environment

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Dubai launches campaign to raise jet ski safety

Dubai launches campaign to raise jet ski safety

Dubai Maritime City Authority launches initiative to get all jet ski owners to register their water craft

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Israeli wedding of Jew, Muslim draws protesters amid war tensions

Israeli wedding of Jew, Muslim draws protesters amid war tensions

A Muslim groom and his Jewish bride marry amid a far-right protest outside

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Breitling watches replace boarding passes in UAE

Breitling watches replace boarding passes in UAE

Swiss watch maker created this limited edition chronograph for first ever zero gravity flight passengers

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