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UAE plans new drones law following Dubai airspace alert

UAE plans new drones law following Dubai airspace alert

Aviation authority chief says new regulations will be issued 'within days' to control use of unmanned aerial vehicles

Dubai's MAF says revenues up 11% to $6.8bn in 2014

Dubai's MAF says revenues up 11% to $6.8bn in 2014

Shopping malls operator Majid Al Futtaim says it plans to double size of business over the next five years

Kuwait slashes spending, projects big budget deficit

Kuwait slashes spending, projects big budget deficit

Plunging oil prices hit export revenues; spending seen being cut by nearly 18% in draft budget

UAE's EMKE rises in new list of world's biggest retailers

UAE's EMKE rises in new list of world's biggest retailers

Retailer, which runs the Lulu chain of supermarkets, jumps 14 places to 183rd in Deloitte list with revenues of $5bn

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Whatever happened to the Palm Monorail?

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Demanding a fare deal on oil

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Why a downturn IS a laughing matter

Why a downturn IS a laughing matter

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Saudi gourmet date firm Bateel said to eye stake sale
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Saudi gourmet date firm Bateel said to eye stake sale

Sources say company is looking to sell up to 40% with Louis Vuitton-backed firm thought to be a bidder

Abu Dhabi's Hakkasan inks exclusive deal with DJ Calvin Harris
Travel & Hospitality»

Abu Dhabi's Hakkasan inks exclusive deal with DJ Calvin Harris

Hospitality company announces three-year partnership with award-winning DJ to play at its Las Vegas venues

Saudi Aramco to postpone some projects due to oil price slump
Energy»

Saudi Aramco to postpone some projects due to oil price slump

State oil company says it will also renegotiate some contract as it adjusts 'to the reality of today'

Etihad says to create 6,000 jobs for Emiratis
Transport»

Etihad says to create 6,000 jobs for Emiratis

Abu Dhabi airline says positions will be made available to UAE nationals over the next five years

Abu Dhabi's UNB posts 42% rise in Q4 net profit
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's UNB posts 42% rise in Q4 net profit

Union National Bank, 50% owned by the Abu Dhabi gov't, reports net profit of $118m in three months to Dec 31

Jeddah sees 70% surge in tourism
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Jeddah sees 70% surge in tourism

Hotels and restaurants benefit from increase in tourism figures

Stock markets: Uninspiring earnings drag down UAE bourses
Markets»

Stock markets: Uninspiring earnings drag down UAE bourses

Dubai's index fell 1% as shares in developer Union Properties tumbled 8.3%

Gourmet»
Swiss firm launches chocolate academy in Dubai

Swiss firm launches chocolate academy in Dubai

World's largest cocoa grinder Barry Callebaut Group opens first training centre of its kind in Middle East

Gourmet»
Australia's 'Coffee Club' arrives in the UAE

Australia's 'Coffee Club' arrives in the UAE

Cafe concept from Down Under launches in UAE with first outlet in Abu Dhabi's Yas Mall

Wellness»
Protein Shakes: The “Whey” forward?

Protein Shakes: The “Whey” forward?

Are the popular drinks supplement a good substitute for a real meal, or a big waste of time?

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Dubai's beach canteen project launches with 10 homegrown restaurant pop ups

Dubai's beach canteen project launches with 10 homegrown restaurant pop ups

Dubai Food Festival concept will take place in Kite Beach from February 6 to 28.

Photos»
Retail»
Gulf's largest indoor entertainment hub set to open on Pearl-Qatar

Gulf's largest indoor entertainment hub set to open on Pearl-Qatar

Megapolis will include arcades and indoor attractions like golf, bowling, snooker, billiard and darts, plus high tech 3D and 5D games

Banking & Finance»
Jamie Oliver’s Istanbul restaurant files for bankruptcy after 14 months

Jamie Oliver’s Istanbul restaurant files for bankruptcy after 14 months

Management claim the difficult Turkish economy was to blame, but say it will reopen

Cars & Boats»
McLaren announces new 650S super car

McLaren announces new 650S race car

Designed to celebrate the brand's win in the 24 Hours Le Mans race in 1995

Videos»
Culture & Society»
Egypt museum admits King Tut's beard broke off and was glued back

Egypt museum admits King Tut's beard broke off and was glued back

The beard broke off when museum workers were changing the lights in its display case

Education»
Qatar, UK library project to digitise more than 1m documents

Qatar, UK library project to digitise more than 1m documents

Partnership between Qatar Foundation, Qatar National Library and British Library enters second phase

Travel & Hospitality»
Pullman launches second upscale property in UAE

Pullman launches second upscale property in UAE

35-storey hotel in JLT Dubai offers 354 rooms, suites and serviced apartments

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