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Saudi Arabia mulls raising fuel prices by 30% from July

Saudi Arabia mulls raising fuel prices by 30% from July

Industry souces say increase would be part of plan to align its fuel prices with global benchmark levels

Dubai may opt to delay launch of driverless flying taxis

Dubai may opt to delay launch of driverless flying taxis

Safety certification process underway, hoping to complete by July, says RTA chief

UAE landlords set to get tougher on rental cheques

UAE landlords set to get tougher on rental cheques

Industry experts say landlords will try to reduce number of cheques accepted from tenants as real estate markets start to recover

Bahrain in talks with Singapore on blockchain pilot

Bahrain in talks with Singapore on blockchain pilot

Kingdom joins GCC race to become fintech pioneer with 'regulatory sandbox'

DEWA to invest $2.7bn in new substations

DEWA to invest $2.7bn in new substations

Work has already begun on new stations in Hassyan and at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

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Tropic Wonder: the Four Seasons Lanai resort

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Travel: A Seven Stars luxury train journey around Kyushu, Japan

Seven Stars, which brings you on a journey around Japan’s...

BlackBerry brings back the keyboard with the KeyOne

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Qatar's foreign trade surplus jumps 62% in January
Politics & Economics»

Qatar's foreign trade surplus jumps 62% in January

Gulf state's surplus rises to $3bn, according to Ministry of Development, Planning and Statistics data

Second Saudi stock market surges on first day
Stocks»

Second Saudi stock market surges on first day

As many as 100 companies had expressed interest in listing on the new secondary equity market

Ajman Bank inks deal to finance new $91m hospital
Banking & Finance»

Ajman Bank inks deal to finance new $91m hospital

Saudi German Hospital – Ajman will include 150 beds, set for completion in 2018

UAE's Rotana makes African debut with Kinshasa hotel
Travel & Hospitality»

UAE's Rotana makes African debut with Kinshasa hotel

Hotel operator says it is also building projects in Marrakesh, Luanda, Nouakchott, Dar es Salaam and Lagos

Oman eyes large bond sale, could exceed $2bn
Banking & Finance»

Oman eyes large bond sale, could exceed $2bn

Investors say sultanate also plans to issue dollar sukuk over next few months

UAE salaries expected to rise, report says
Jobs»

UAE salaries expected to rise, report says

Cooper Fitch said new jobs believed to be on the horizon

UAE sees inflation rate rise
Politics & Economics»

UAE sees inflation rate rise

Medical care, education, fuel were the main drivers

Dubai residents appeal to fix 'roundabout of doom'
Transport»

Dubai residents appeal to fix 'roundabout of doom'

Motorists claim circular intersection is potential death trap

Uber applies surcharge to all bookings
Transport»

Uber applies surcharge to all bookings

Fee is part of new regulations imposed by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority

Cars & Boats»

5 everyday cars less than AED35k

Used-car platform CarSwitch.com reveals cars on a budget

Cloud seeding has increased rainfall in UAE, says NCMS
Culture & Society»

Cloud seeding has increased rainfall in UAE, says NCMS

Met department expects rain on Sunday night, Monday morning

Closing the Gulf's gender gap
Politics & Economics»
Closing the Gulf's gender gap
Taking cover: Inside the GCC home insurance market
Banking & Finance»
Taking cover: Inside the GCC home insurance market
Port of call: CEO Mark Geilenkirchen
Transport»
Port of call: CEO Mark Geilenkirchen
Misgivings remain as Saudis prepare to relinquish 'crown jewels'
Politics & Economics»
Misgivings remain as Saudis prepare to relinquish 'crown jewels'
Why Saudi Arabia's $50bn renewable energy programme is credible
Energy»
Why Saudi Arabia's $50bn renewable energy programme is credible
How a fantasy-world villain is helping to change Saudi Arabia
Media»
How a fantasy-world villain is helping to change Saudi Arabia
Why Saudi Aramco golden ticket has risks for Western banks
Markets»
Why Saudi Aramco golden ticket has risks for Western banks
Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch
Technology»
Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch
Luxury hotel brand finally coming to the GCC
Travel & Hospitality»
Luxury hotel brand finally coming to the GCC
A tale of two (smart) cities
Politics & Economics»
A tale of two (smart) cities
How Travis Kalanick aims to drive Uber's growth in the Gulf region
Transport»
How Travis Kalanick aims to drive Uber's growth in the Gulf region
Anantara brings a little bit of Thailand to the GCC
Travel & Hospitality»
Anantara brings a little bit of Thailand to the GCC
Jet setter: Gulfstream CEO Mark Burns
Transport»
Jet setter: Gulfstream CEO Mark Burns
Flavio Briatore's formula for life
Lifestyle»
Flavio Briatore's formula for life
Planning ahead: Sobha Group founder PNC Menon
Property»
Planning ahead: Sobha Group founder PNC Menon
Will Damac's relationship with the Trump Organization pay off?
Property»
Will Damac's relationship with the Trump Organization pay off?
Flying high: RAK Int'l CEO Mohammed Qazi
Transport»
Flying high: RAK Int'l CEO Mohammed Qazi
Man of steel: Sanjeev Gupta
Industries»
Man of steel: Sanjeev Gupta
Licence to sell: Azadea's Marwan Moukarzel
Retail»
Licence to sell: Azadea's Marwan Moukarzel
Sport»
Federer returns with easy win in Dubai Open

Federer returns with easy win in Dubai Open

Swiss superstar plays first match since memorably claiming his 18th grand slam title at the Australian Open

Media»
Saudi city to host Arab world's first YouTube FanFest

Saudi city to host Arab world's first YouTube FanFest

YouTube FanFest Jeddah will have two shows - one dedicated to an female-only audience and the other will be for families and males

Arts»
Iran's 'The Salesman' wins Oscar for best foreign language film

Iran's 'The Salesman' wins Oscar for best foreign language film

’The Salesman’, a drama about honour and revenge in a modern marriage, was one of the favourites to win

Sport»
Team Emirates' Costa wins Abu Dhabi Tour

Team Emirates' Costa wins Abu Dhabi Tour

Costa had a four-second lead going into the final day staged on Abu Dhabi's Formula One circuit

Photos»
Transport»
Dubai ruler orders 4x4 stunt driver to clean the city's streets

Dubai ruler orders 4x4 stunt driver to clean the city's streets

Driver and passengers punished after performing dangerous stunts on busy road in rainy conditions

Sport»
Pacquiao, Khan set to clash in the UAE on April 23

Pacquiao, Khan set to clash in the UAE on April 23

Boxers confirmed that they have agreed on terms of their 'super' fight

Gourmet»
Sheikh Hamdan tries golden burger inspired by Burj Khalifa

Sheikh Hamdan tries golden burger inspired by Burj Khalifa

The $63 burger topped off with an edible 24 carat gold leaf bun consists of five Wagyu beef patties, truffle cheese, seared and “ethically sourced” foie gras, saffron mayonnaise and blackberry ketchup

Videos»
Media»
'Arab Idol' talent show win sends Palestinians into raptures

'Arab Idol' talent show win sends Palestinians into raptures

The final was between a Yemeni, Ammar Mohammed, and two Palestinian competitors, Shaheen from Bethlehem and Ameer Dandan

Cars & Boats»

Inside the world's largest and fastest aluminium motor yacht

Luxury yacht will be on show at the Dubai International Boat Show

Arts»
Status Quo announced for Dubai Opera

Status Quo announced for Dubai Opera

Legendary rockers taking to Dubai stage in October

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