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Saudi Arabia, UAE hailed for trying to close gender gap

Saudi Arabia, UAE hailed for trying to close gender gap

But World Economic Forum report shows Gulf countries still have long way to go in promoting women in business and politics

Dubai rental slowdown softens demand for cheaper Emirates

Dubai rental slowdown softens demand for cheaper Emirates

New Asteco report says trend for Dubai residents searching for more affordable accommodation further north is slowing down

Film fund, schools vital for UAE movie ambitions, says DIFF chief

Film fund, schools vital for UAE movie ambitions, says DIFF chief

Abdulhamid Juma, chairman and CEO of Dubai International Film Festival urges move to open up industry to Emiratis

Arabian Business Cafe

Prioritising “me”

Prioritising “me”

Why not getting buried in a pile of chores, goals,...

What's the point?

What's the point?

Surveys and reports that are blatantly obvious are...

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Tram trepidation

Tram trepidation

Motorists have already had accidents and Dubai's newest...

‘I’m not working today’

‘I’m not working today’

Part-time work & flexible hours are taking off in companies...

Saudi's Sedco eyes $300m European real estate deal
Banking & Finance»

Saudi's Sedco eyes $300m European real estate deal

Islamic investment firm announces plan to soon distribute fund range via two European firms

Dubai Investments in talks to set up university, school
Education»

Dubai Investments in talks to set up university, school

Company says discussions are part of move into expanding education and healthcare sectors

Etihad plans expansion of India flights in early 2015
Transport»

Etihad plans expansion of India flights in early 2015

Abu Dhabi carrier says Mumbai and New Delhi will become first cities in India to be served by triple-daily flights

New crowdfunding concept targets Dubai first time buyers
Banking & Finance»

New crowdfunding concept targets Dubai first time buyers

Real estate firm DURISE launches fund in GCC which allows investments of as little as $5,000

Kempinski says losing two senior Middle East execs
Travel & Hospitality»

Kempinski says losing two senior Middle East execs

Ulrich Eckhardt, regional president, retires while operations boss Bugra Berberolglu steps down

Qatar says tourist numbers up by 8% to 1.4m in H1
Travel & Hospitality»

Qatar says tourist numbers up by 8% to 1.4m in H1

Qatar Tourism Authority says 38% of total visitors were GCC nationals during first six months of year

France's Sanofi to launch UAE drugs production after stake deal
Healthcare»

France's Sanofi to launch UAE drugs production after stake deal

Drugmaker starts generic production locally after deal to buy 66% of Globalpharma from Dubai Investments

Boeing delivers 100th 777 aircraft to Dubai's Emirates
Transport»

Boeing delivers 100th 777 aircraft to Dubai's Emirates

Airline president Sir Tim Clark says a further 204 777s are on order with the US plane manufacturer

RAK Petroleum eyes IPO launch in Norway on Nov 7
Markets»

RAK Petroleum eyes IPO launch in Norway on Nov 7

UAE-based oil and gas investment company says over 1.6 million shares will be issued under offering

Crude control
Politics & Economics»
Crude control
Airbus battle to balance the backlog
Transport»
Airbus battle to balance the backlog
Do you actually own your house?
Property»
Do you actually own your house?
Walking on air: Naji Skaf
Energy»
Walking on air: Naji Skaf
Arts»
UAE's Image Nation plans more local documentaries

UAE's Image Nation plans more local documentaries

Film production company says to significantly invest in its portfolio of documentary films

Arts»
Robbie Williams to play Abu Dhabi in April 2015

Robbie Williams to play Abu Dhabi in April 2015

Former Take That singer will play gig in the UAE as part of Let Me Entertain You tour

Construction»
Businessman to build $17m White House replica in Iraq

Businessman to build $17m White House replica in Iraq

The copy of the US icon will be located just miles from ISIL-controlled territory

Travel»

For sale: Ten luxury castles currently on the market

The lavish stately homes in Europe and beyond, starting from just $290,000 and up to $25m

Photos»
Sport»
Godolphin buys majority stake in Dewhurst winner Belardo

Godolphin buys majority stake in Dewhurst winner Belardo

Dubai racing stable announces deal for share in top horse owned by Saudi Prince Faisal

Travel & Hospitality»
Wanted: Bartender for Riyadh hotel

Wanted: Bartender for Riyadh hotel

Officials at a Saudi hotel claim a job description, which included serving alcoholic beverages, was listed by mistake

Cars & Boats»
Dubai sheikh offers $1m to buy replica Batmobile

Dubai sheikh offers $1m to buy replica Batmobile

Iconic car is based on the 1989 movie staring Michael Keaton

Videos»
Gadgets»
Apple-1 computer sold for $905,000 at auction

Apple-1 computer sold for $905,000 at auction

Working vintage computer smashes auction records in New York

Property»
Dubai Creek project to include sphere-shaped restaurant

Dubai Creek project to include sphere-shaped restaurant

Food and beverage venue will be accessible via a jetty from the marina area

Style»
New York’s popular nightlife giant to expand to Dubai

New York’s popular nightlife giant to expand to Dubai

EMM Group is looking to the emirate for their first overseas outlet

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