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Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50bn renewable energy programme soon

Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50bn renewable energy programme soon

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih says Riyadh will in the next few weeks start the first round of bidding for projects

Dubai set to unveil new plans for mandatory health insurance

Dubai set to unveil new plans for mandatory health insurance

More than four million – or 98% – of residents are said to have taken health insurance so far

GCC's financial assets forecast to fall to $2.1trn by end-2017

GCC's financial assets forecast to fall to $2.1trn by end-2017

Moody's says subdued growth, challenges to fiscal reforms in Gulf leads to negative outlook for the region

Oman Air says passenger dies on flight from Jeddah

Oman Air says passenger dies on flight from Jeddah

National carrier says flight 674 diverted to Riyadh after medical emergency but passenger died shortly after arrival

Dubai's DP World inks deal to develop Kazakh economic zone

Dubai's DP World inks deal to develop Kazakh economic zone

Port operator signs agreement to create special economic zone in the Caspian Sea city of Aktau

World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos

While many workers struggle with stagnating incomes, the wealth of...

Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos 568, designed by Marc Newson

This ridiculously beautiful US$28,000 clock is designed by none other...

Audemars Piguet CEO François-Henry Bennahmias on luxury and loyalty.

In turbulent times for the luxury industry, one watchmaker doesn't...

Merchants of happiness: Abed Bibi and Husain Makiya

When Abed Bibi and Husain Makiya founded yougotagift.com, neither dreamed...

Kuwait vows to complete new $4.5bn passenger terminal on time
Construction»

Kuwait vows to complete new $4.5bn passenger terminal on time

Supervisory committee will be tasked with ensuring delays to major aviation project are avoided

Gaza power crisis eases as Qatar donates $12m to buy fuel
Energy»

Gaza power crisis eases as Qatar donates $12m to buy fuel

For weeks, Gaza's population of 2 million has been making do with barely a few hours a day of electricity

Saudi's flynas confirms $8.6bn order for 80 Airbus planes
Transport»

Saudi's flynas confirms $8.6bn order for 80 Airbus planes

Budget carrier places new order for 60 A320neos and upgrades an existing order for 20

Istanbul nightclub attack said to involve intelligence organisation
Culture & Society»

Istanbul nightclub attack said to involve intelligence organisation

Seven Saudi citizens, three Lebanese and a Kuwaiti citizen were among the 39 killed in the attack.

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC shuts half of Ruwais refinery after blaze
Energy»

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC shuts half of Ruwais refinery after blaze

Sources say Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has closed half the capacity at its 800,000 barrels-per-day facility

Etihad now offers Wi-Fi on all its long-haul flights
Transport»

Etihad now offers Wi-Fi on all its long-haul flights

Emirates leads the way globally in terms of number of available seat miles covered

Emirates NBD Q4 net profit dips 13%
Banking & Finance»

Emirates NBD Q4 net profit dips 13%

Group CEO Shayne Nelson said the bank will continue to focus on controlling costs and managing risks in the "ongoing challenging environment"

Saudi Arabia to spend $32bn on housing for citizens
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia to spend $32bn on housing for citizens

Phase one of ‘My House’ program will see 120,000 housing units handed over to citizens

Bahrain proposes adding mall, theme park to $1.1bn airport plan
Construction»

Bahrain proposes adding mall, theme park to $1.1bn airport plan

Leisure facilities would encourage passengers to spend, says Muharraq Council chairman

Expo 2020 Dubai launches $100m initiative for 'creative projects'
Technology»

Expo 2020 Dubai launches $100m initiative for 'creative projects'

168 entries in 2016 ‘Expo Live’ initiative undergoing technical review, says Al Hashimy

Dubai Municipality to close 119 shisha cafes for violations
Retail»

Dubai Municipality to close 119 shisha cafes for violations

Inspection campaign won’t exclude cafés and restaurants in free zones, says official

World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos
Politics & Economics»
World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos
Oil prices will be much more volatile in 2017, says IEA
Energy»
Oil prices will be much more volatile in 2017, says IEA
Why UAE expats want more from a skilled economy
Politics & Economics»
Why UAE expats want more from a skilled economy
Grooming success: Negin Fattahi Dasmal
Style»
Grooming success: Negin Fattahi Dasmal
Drilling down: Dana Gas CEO Dr Patrick Allman-Ward
Energy»
Drilling down: Dana Gas CEO Dr Patrick Allman-Ward
Room for change: AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin
Travel & Hospitality»
Room for change: AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin
Young wheels: Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös
Cars & Boats»
Young wheels: Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös
Markets cheer Saudi deficit-cutting but finances still hostage to oil
Politics & Economics»
Markets cheer Saudi deficit-cutting but finances still hostage to oil
Healthy food to drive growth in retail sector
Retail»
Healthy food to drive growth in retail sector
How to find value in uncertain times
Politics & Economics»
How to find value in uncertain times
Tourism strategies will feed the MICE sector
Travel & Hospitality»
Tourism strategies will feed the MICE sector
Confronting the refugee crisis
Politics & Economics»
Confronting the refugee crisis
Accelerating the reform agenda in the GCC's financial markets
Politics & Economics»
Accelerating the reform agenda in the GCC's financial markets
Interest in affordable housing is rising, says Danube's Rizwan Sajan
Property»
Interest in affordable housing is rising, says Danube's Rizwan Sajan
Private equity activity in Gulf region to increase significantly
Banking & Finance»
Private equity activity in Gulf region to increase significantly
The next wave of digital transformation begins
Technology»
The next wave of digital transformation begins
Tech trends to dominate in 2017
Technology»
Tech trends to dominate in 2017
Global volatility offers a silver lining for GCC's private banking industry
Banking & Finance»
Global volatility offers a silver lining for GCC's private banking industry
Smart cities to get even smarter
Technology»
Smart cities to get even smarter
Arts»
Broadway musical Cats set to extend run at Dubai Opera

Broadway musical Cats set to extend run at Dubai Opera

Strong demand for tickets results in organisers adding three more nights later this month

Sport»
McIlroy a doubt for Abu Dhabi following back injury

McIlroy a doubt for Abu Dhabi following back injury

World number two will have a scan in Dubai ahead of the first tournament in the ‘Gulf Swing’

Transport»
Emirates launches paid-for access to business, first class lounges at DXB

Emirates launches paid-for access to business, first class lounges at DXB

Entry-level members will be charged $100 for four-hour access to business class lounge

Media»
Starz Play Arabia inks movie, TV content deal with 20th Century Fox

Starz Play Arabia inks movie, TV content deal with 20th Century Fox

Deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution will bring movies and TV to MENA

Photos»
Sport»
Fawaz Al Hasawi fails to agree partial sale of Nottingham Forest

Fawaz Al Hasawi fails to agree partial sale of Nottingham Forest

Former San Diego Padres owner John Moores was said to have been close to $61m deal to buy majority stake in former European champions

Transport»
Careem to double its car service for kids in the UAE

Careem to double its car service for kids in the UAE

Careem Kids service offers parents a dedicated car that comes pre-installed with a child seat

Sport»
Ethiopian legend Bekele confirmed for Dubai Marathon

Ethiopian legend Bekele confirmed for Dubai Marathon

Kenenisa Bekele will run in Dubai on Jan 20, just weeks after running the second fastest marathon ever

Videos»
Media»
Revealed: more than 15m people follow Dubai ruler on social media

Revealed: more than 15m people follow Dubai ruler on social media

The number of followers on Twitter has reached 7.2m, while he has 3.3m fans on Facebook

Lifestyle»
Gold carpet worth $1.4m showcased in Dubai

Gold carpet worth $1.4m showcased in Dubai

Persian carpet that contains 4.2kg of gold took over seven years and six men to complete

Style»
AED6,000 VIP tickets for Kim Kardashian's Dubai makeup masterclass sold out

AED6,000 VIP tickets for Kim Kardashian's Dubai makeup masterclass sold out

Reality television star chose the Dubai as her first international destination since her “traumatic” Paris robbery in October

Sport»
Bahrain's Sheikh Salman predicts World Cup expansion will see positive impact in region

Bahrain's Sheikh Salman predicts World Cup expansion will see positive impact in region

Decision to add 16 more teams from the 2026 edition will benefit countries in Asia

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