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UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants

UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants

Restrictions eased on big-spending Manchester City and Paris St Germain as part of its break-even financial fair play rules

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Human Rights Watch applauds move by Gulf state to adopt new law giving domestic workers enforceable labour rights

Saudi policeman killed during Taif arrest raid

Saudi policeman killed during Taif arrest raid

Cop dies during exchange of fire; suspects detained and ISIL flags seized

Arabian Business Cafe

Europe and its public buildings selfie stupidity

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Who owns the copyright to a national view?

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

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Money transfer firm signs deal to rename Dubai Metro station
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Money transfer firm signs deal to rename Dubai Metro station

UAE Exchange, owned by billionaire Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty, is the latest to join metro naming rights campaign

Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing
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Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing

Hundreds pray for unity, vowing to block any attempt to stir sectarian division a week after ISIL attack

Dubai's skyline named sixth best in the world
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Dubai's skyline named sixth best in the world

New Emporis list ranks Dubai's 686 skyscrapers behind Hong Kong, New York, Singapore, Moscow and Seoul

Trade at Dubai free zones said to reach $140bn this year
Politics & Economics»

Trade at Dubai free zones said to reach $140bn this year

Business sources say value of trade set to increase by 5-7% in 2015 compared to previous year

Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network
Transport»

Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network

Doha carrier to add flights to Dubai, Jeddah, Peshawar, Kuala Lumpur, Belgrade, Sofia, Asmara, Djibouti, Najaf, Luxor, Salalah and Zanzibar

New $62m RAK shopping mall set to be completed in Q3 2016
Construction»

New $62m RAK shopping mall set to be completed in Q3 2016

Expansion work at Manar Mall in Ras Al Khaimah will see the net leasable area at the mall rise from 30,000 to 60,000 sq m

MidEast carriers see 18% cargo demand growth in May
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MidEast carriers see 18% cargo demand growth in May

New IATA data shows region far outperformed any other in the world on back of increased trade

Mall magician: MAF chief Alain Bejjani
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Mall magician: MAF chief Alain Bejjani
Saudi Arabia: Open for business
Markets»
Saudi Arabia: Open for business
Fame, fortune and fashion: Rami Al Ali
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Fame, fortune and fashion: Rami Al Ali
Culture & Society»
Teenage Saudi boy rapped for taking selfie with dead grandpa

Teenage Saudi boy rapped for taking selfie with dead grandpa

Saudi health authorities are investigating at which hospital the incident occurred

Media»
Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'

Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'

TMZ claims to have seen a document proving she was offered large sums of money to take part in the TV hoax

Technology»
Lexus goes 'Back to the Future' with hoverboard prototype

Lexus goes 'Back to the Future' with hoverboard prototype

Japanese carmaker using magnetic levitation to achieve frictionless movement

Culture & Society»
Dinosaur skeleton on sale for $24m by Dubai website

Dinosaur skeleton on sale for $24m by Dubai website

Brontosaurus dinosaur skeleton is 85% complete and was discovered 10 years ago in the US

Photos»
Style»
Naomi Campbell to attend Vogue fashion event in Dubai

Naomi Campbell to attend Vogue fashion event in Dubai

British model will be joined by Christian Louboutin as the big name attendees at the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience in October

Style»
Celebrity designer Donna Karan quits Qatar-backed LVMH

Celebrity designer Donna Karan quits Qatar-backed LVMH

Donna Karan International says it planned to suspend fashion shows and designer collections 'for a period of time'

Gadgets»
Sony to release PS4 console upgrade in MidEast just before Eid

Sony to release PS4 console upgrade in MidEast just before Eid

Storage-guzzling 1TB system gets welcome upgrade, available on July 15

Videos»
Arts»
New ‘Star Trek’ movie to shoot scenes in Dubai

New ‘Star Trek’ movie to shoot scenes in Dubai

CEO confirms plans to bring film to the UAE after Vancouver

Construction»
World’s largest ferris wheel takes shape in Dubai

World’s largest ferris wheel takes shape in Dubai

210m-high Dubai Eye will overtake the new High Roller in Las Vegas and will be part of the $1.6bn Bluewaters Island development, off the coast of Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence

Gadgets»
Apple Music now available in UAE

Apple Music now available in UAE

Streaming service also available in Saudi, Oman and Bahrain, but not as yet in Qatar or Kuwait.

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