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UK's Premier Inn sets sights on Gulf economy hotel push

UK's Premier Inn sets sights on Gulf economy hotel push

Senior exec says budget hotel brand is working on 'several projects' in Dubai to fill gap in regional market

Dubai staff said to go in JPMorgan job cuts

Dubai staff said to go in JPMorgan job cuts

Largest US lender is reportedly cutting hundreds of tech support staff in offices in Dubai and its home market

Nearly 200 firms violate Bahrain's summer work ban

Nearly 200 firms violate Bahrain's summer work ban

Labour Ministry says 192 construction companies allow labourers to work between midday and 4pm

Iran leader calls Israel 'rabid dog', urges arms for Palestinians

Iran leader calls Israel 'rabid dog', urges arms for Palestinians

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks out as more than 1,000 Gazans die in 22 days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants

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Akbar Al Baker’s double standards?

Akbar Al Baker’s double standards?

The Qatar Airways boss changes his tune depending on...

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Man's best friend?

Man's best friend?

Dog lovers in Dubai Marina are up in arms, so could...

To be or not to be an entrepreneur

To be or not to be an entrepreneur

Tamara Pupic explores start-up motives of entrepreneurs...

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Why good enough never is good enough

Why good enough never is good enough

Does the Japanese concept “Kaizen” hold the key to...

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UAE to set up hospitality federation to develop skills
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UAE to set up hospitality federation to develop skills

New organisation will provide hotels sector with training to international standards amid tourism boom

French firm wins $268m supply deals for Qatar reservoirs
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French firm wins $268m supply deals for Qatar reservoirs

Saint Gobain PAM to supply pipes for five reservoirs being built to ensure emergency supply of drinking water

MidEast visitors set to raise UK spending by 25% post-Ramadan
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MidEast visitors set to raise UK spending by 25% post-Ramadan

Data from card processing firm Worldpay suggests visitors from region will outspend all others over next few weeks

Qatar's state spending growth slows to 11-year low
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Qatar's state spending growth slows to 11-year low

New data suggests government has begun reining in excesses of the previous four years despite rise in infrastructure investment

UAE's Just Falafel set to expand into India
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UAE's Just Falafel set to expand into India

Food retailer announces deal to link up with Indian company to launch first outlet in Bangalore

Spanish firm set to sue Qatar Foundation over health project
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Spanish firm set to sue Qatar Foundation over health project

OHL says to take legal action after it was sacked as one of the contractors on $2.3bn Sidra Medical and Research Centre project

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Dubai-set book nominated for Man Booker Prize

Dubai-set book nominated for Man Booker Prize

Joseph O’Neill’s The Dog set to be released on August 14; tells story of alienation and heartbreak in Dubai

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha images leaked

Samsung Galaxy Alpha images leaked

Images emerge showing brand's next offering, rumoured to be released in August

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US is top destination for Arab tourists, says Marriott

US is top destination for Arab tourists, says Marriott

Hotel group says 56% of bookings through its Arabic language website are for holidays outside the Middle East

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Dubai Mall unveils giant octopus attraction

Dubai Mall unveils giant octopus attraction

Latest addition to be added to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

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How to manage time and energy: The 3 Ls

How to manage time and energy: The 3 Ls

2b Limitless shares simple and effective tools that you could put to use today

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Etisalat launches region's first smartphone insurance

Etisalat launches region's first smartphone insurance

Protection covers accidental damage and theft, both within and outside UAE

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UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision

UAE sets up moon-sighting committee for Eid decision

Minister of Justice will chair committee responsible for confirming the first day of Eid Al Fitr

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What is the best credit card for Skywards miles?

What is the best credit card for Skywards miles?

Analysing the fees and requirements behind the three most popular choices

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Region’s largest department store to open in Yas Mall

Region’s largest department store to open in Yas Mall

Aldar Properties signs agreement with Chalhoub Group for 200,000 sq ft store

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Top 10 male grooming tips: simple and essential tools

Advice on how to take care of your skin, get the best haircut and make the most of your assets

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