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Exclusive: Dubai's Emaar Malls bids $800m for Souq.com

Exclusive: Dubai's Emaar Malls bids $800m for Souq.com

Move comes as US retail giant Amazon agrees in principle to a 100% takeover of e-commerce business

UAE aviation chief says 'surprised' by US electronics ban

UAE aviation chief says 'surprised' by US electronics ban

General Civil Aviation Authority chairman says UAE is ranked first in world for airport security and safety standards

Events cancelled as thunder storms hit the UAE

Events cancelled as thunder storms hit the UAE

Thunder and lightning hits Dubai early Friday while Etihad warns passengers they may experience delays in Abu Dhabi

UAE hotels post best February occupancy levels for 9 years

UAE hotels post best February occupancy levels for 9 years

Latest STR figures reveal UAE occupancy averaged 84% last month, up 6% compared to Feb 2016

Average Abu Dhabi rents slump 8% in just one month

Average Abu Dhabi rents slump 8% in just one month

Real estate website Bayut says big falls seen in apartment rents in UAE capital in February

The Client Dinner: Bistrot Bagatelle, Fairmont Dubai

As one of the most glamorous restaurant brands in the...

Stress-buster: 1847's new VIP Room at Emirates Towers

A pioneer of the men's grooming game in the region...

The Business Lunch: Intersect by Lexus, Dubai

Is a dining concept put forth by a Japanese car...

Lexus Sports Yacht: the LFA supercar of the seas

The new Lexus Sports Yacht is a floating testament to...

Developer plans new $520m investment in Abu Dhabi islands
Construction»

Developer plans new $520m investment in Abu Dhabi islands

Aldar Properties announces further details of plans to develop Yas Island and Reem Island

Bahrain sentences three to death over bombings
Culture & Society»

Bahrain sentences three to death over bombings

Appeals court issues ruling over attacks which targeted police patrols in village west of Manama

Emirates offers laptop 'handlers' to cope with US ban
Transport»

Emirates offers laptop 'handlers' to cope with US ban

Dubai-based airline says it will provide a free packing-and-handling service for passengers travelling to the US

Alabbar's Noon.com set to launch
Technology»

Alabbar's Noon.com set to launch "within weeks"

Ecommerce venture has been beta-testing its site for the past two months.

Saudi soldier killed by missile fired by Yemen rebels
Culture & Society»

Saudi soldier killed by missile fired by Yemen rebels

Missile struck a military base near the border, killing border guard Atallah Yassine Al-Anzi

UAE halts shipments from Brazilian meat plants
Politics & Economics»

UAE halts shipments from Brazilian meat plants

Six meat plants affected by suspension; UAE also tells importers to recall products from local stores

Dubai's DP World eyes new opportunities in Panama
Transport»

Dubai's DP World eyes new opportunities in Panama

Port operator holds top-level talks to discuss logistics, industrial parks development

Dubai inks Christie's deal to host charity auctions
Arts»

Dubai inks Christie's deal to host charity auctions

First auction to raise money for Syrian refugees will be held in October; part of Year of Giving campaign

GCC's industrial workforce more than doubles since 2005
Industries»

GCC's industrial workforce more than doubles since 2005

New research also shows average worker productivity also rises gradually to $105k

Work starts on $150m Harbour Row in Bahrain
Construction»

Work starts on $150m Harbour Row in Bahrain

GFH Real Estate says mixed-use project wil include 475 homes, modelled on London Docklands

UAE set to launch gender balance guide in September
Politics & Economics»

UAE set to launch gender balance guide in September

UAE Gender Balance Council says guide has been produced in cooperation with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

How to survive a flight from Dubai without a laptop
Transport»
How to survive a flight from Dubai without a laptop
Q&A: The laptop ban and what it means when flying from Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Transport»
Q&A: The laptop ban and what it means when flying from Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Where is Bahrain headed?
Politics & Economics»
Where is Bahrain headed?
Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund is back on track
Banking & Finance»
Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund is back on track
More UK firms eye Dubai expansion post-Brexit
Banking & Finance»
More UK firms eye Dubai expansion post-Brexit
Saudi Arabia spends money to make money
Politics & Economics»
Saudi Arabia spends money to make money
Welcome to the life of one of the UAE’s defence and real estate moguls
Real Estate»
Welcome to the life of one of the UAE’s defence and real estate moguls
A slice of nostalgia
Gourmet»
A slice of nostalgia
'Now is best time to start a company'
StartUp»
'Now is best time to start a company'
Bahrain's economy is healthier than you think
Politics & Economics»
Bahrain's economy is healthier than you think
Railways are huge priority for the GCC
Construction»
Railways are huge priority for the GCC
National Bank of Bahrain cannot afford to rest on its laurels
Banking & Finance»
National Bank of Bahrain cannot afford to rest on its laurels
Oil prices remain a dominant factor in business optimism in UAE and KSA
Politics & Economics»
Oil prices remain a dominant factor in business optimism in UAE and KSA
When it comes to Bahrain's SMEs, less is more
Politics & Economics»
When it comes to Bahrain's SMEs, less is more
Decoding the legal framework for entrepreneurs in the UAE
StartUp»
Decoding the legal framework for entrepreneurs in the UAE
How one Dubai bank, born in the eye of the storm, made it work
Banking & Finance»
How one Dubai bank, born in the eye of the storm, made it work
This Asian bank is trying to tap into Dubai’s private wealth
Banking & Finance»
This Asian bank is trying to tap into Dubai’s private wealth
Natural solution: Saudi's renewed plans meet growing energy demands
Energy»
Natural solution: Saudi's renewed plans meet growing energy demands
Transport»
Going to the Dubai World Cup? Then you should read this...

Going to the Dubai World Cup? Then you should read this...

Dubai's transport authority outlines traffic plan to ease congestion on one of city's busiest sporting days

Media»
Bentley takes world's most advanced photo in Dubai

Bentley takes world's most advanced photo in Dubai

Ground-breaking new Gigapixel photograph revealed to promote the new Bentley Flying Spur W12 S

Transport»
Dubai's Emirates prepares for holiday rush this weekend

Dubai's Emirates prepares for holiday rush this weekend

Dubai-based airline says it expects more than 89,000 passengers to pass through DXB T3 this weekend

Style»
Hermes to launch pop up concept in Dubai to revive signature scarves

Hermes to launch pop up concept in Dubai to revive signature scarves

Visitors will have the chance to dye their pre-owned Hermes silk scarves free of charge

Photos»
Dubai issues high-rise warning to 'selfie adventurists'
Politics & Economics»
What makes the UAE passport the most powerful in the Gulf?

What makes the UAE passport the most powerful in the Gulf?

New report ranks UAE passport 38th globally with visa-free travel to total of 121 countries

Education»
Gems Education eyes the Bahrain market

Gems Education eyes the Bahrain market

Majority stakeholder Mumtalakat poised for new investments in education and healthcare

StartUp»
Middle East is not Silicon Valley, says venture capital firm partner

Middle East is not Silicon Valley, says venture capital firm partner

Region should try to create a system of its own as opposed to mimicking one

Videos»
Banking & Finance»
UAE named in $20bn Russian money laundering scheme

UAE named in $20bn Russian money laundering scheme

Gulf country is one of 96 that allegedly handled dirty money between 2011 and 2014

Banking & Finance»
Soft money: will cash transactions soon be a thing of the past?

Soft money: will cash transactions soon be a thing of the past?

The rapid digitisation of banking in the UAE is enabling robots and smartphones to replace bank tellers and cash transactions. But there is a limit to the transformation, experts say

Politics & Economics»
Dubai is a modern city, built for business

Dubai is a modern city, built for business

Why events are a key plank in the emirate’s transition towards a knowledge-based economy.

Cars & Boats»
Who drives the most expensive cars in the UAE?

Who drives the most expensive cars in the UAE?

Dubai online car insurance firm ServiceMarket revealed five car trends

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