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Blatter claims French and German presidents pushed for Qatar World Cup

Blatter claims French and German presidents pushed for Qatar World Cup

FIFA boss says Nicolas Sarkozy and his German counterpart Christian Wulff both applied political pressure to back Gulf state's 2022 bid

Dubai mosques step up security measures

Dubai mosques step up security measures

Metal detectors put in place following bomb attacks in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia

Hillary Clinton hits out at China and Iran at rally

Hillary Clinton hits out at China and Iran at rally

US presidential hopeful addressed the current talks over Iran's nuclear program and had strong words for Tehran.

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Europe and its public buildings selfie stupidity

Europe and its public buildings selfie stupidity

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

When being tech savvy isn't cool

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Cayan’s high-end Riyadh project breaks ground
Construction»

Cayan’s high-end Riyadh project breaks ground

CMC is a multi-use integrated commercial complex located on King Fahed Road

Dubai Frame 75% complete, to open Dec 2015
Construction»

Dubai Frame 75% complete, to open Dec 2015

Dubai Municipality is carrying out projects worth $463m in the city, with the $10.9m Al Thuraya Observatory due to be ready by June 2016

New 60,000 stadium for Dubai Sports City awaits funding
Banking & Finance»

New 60,000 stadium for Dubai Sports City awaits funding

New stadium will host games for the 2019 Asian Cup

Egypt says 25 militants killed in air strikes as Sisi inspects troops
Politics & Economics»

Egypt says 25 militants killed in air strikes as Sisi inspects troops

Move comes as Egyptian president visited the province after a major escalation of the conflict

Scottish gov’t supports bid to return QE2 to UK
Travel & Hospitality»

Scottish gov’t supports bid to return QE2 to UK

Famous ocean liner was bought by a subsidiary of Dubai World for $100m before the recession hit

MidEast royal snaps up Joan Rivers’ apartment for $28m
Banking & Finance»

MidEast royal snaps up Joan Rivers’ apartment for $28m

Unnamed buyer bought the lavishly decorated Manhattan apartment owned by the late comedienne

Tunisia's president declares state of emergency after hotel attack
Politics & Economics»

Tunisia's president declares state of emergency after hotel attack

Tunisia's emergency laws temporarily give the gov't more executive flexibility, hand the army and police more authority

Qatar approves construction of first Evangelical church in Doha
Construction»

Qatar approves construction of first Evangelical church in Doha

Filipino expat has led 7-year campaign to build a place of worship for the Christian denomination group

Saudi's Almarai Q2 net profit up 22.41%
Retail»

Saudi's Almarai Q2 net profit up 22.41%

Gulf's largest dairy company made a profit of $141m in the three months to June 30

Saudi Arabia: Open for business
Markets»
Saudi Arabia: Open for business
Arts»
Jennifer Aniston among LA residents hitting out at mega-mansions being built by rich Arabs

Jennifer Aniston among LA residents hitting out at mega-mansions being built by rich Arabs

Actress is one of many Bel Air and Beverly Hills homeowners who have spoken out against the gigantic mansions

Sport»
Diego Costa the star attraction at Kuwait five-a-side tournament

Diego Costa the star attraction at Kuwait five-a-side tournament

Chelsea footballer star took part in Al-Roudan Tournament

Culture & Society»

The lion prince: Video of Sheikh Hamdan and his exotic pet

The Crown Prince of Dubai has uploaded a video to social media featuring himself with a lioness

Construction»
Zaha Hadid exhibition opens at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg

Zaha Hadid exhibition opens at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg

The Iraqi-British architect is the first woman to become one of the main figures of contemporary design

Photos»
Culture & Society»
Nancy Ajram, Willow & Jaden Smith to headline Dubai Summer Surprises

Nancy Ajram, Willow & Jaden Smith to headline Dubai Summer Surprises

18th edition of the summer spectacle will entertain residents and visitors from July 23-September 5.

Gourmet»
Exclusive Diner En Blanc party to return to Dubai for a second year

Exclusive Diner En Blanc party to return to Dubai for a second year

Known as the White Dinner, it was first staged in Paris 25 years ago and last year 700 guests were selected to attend the first Dubai event

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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

Arts»
Abu Dhabi funding two films starring David Hasselhoff

Abu Dhabi funding two films starring David Hasselhoff

'Killing Hasselhoff’ has just finished filming and will be shown at the Toronto Film Festival in September

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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

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