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Abu Dhabi rental growth slows in Q2 to two-year low

Abu Dhabi rental growth slows in Q2 to two-year low

CBRE report says average rents in UAE capital are still about 10% higher than in Q2 last year

Dubai's DWC floats tender for staff village after 5-year delay

Dubai's DWC floats tender for staff village after 5-year delay

Source says main construction tender for staff village at Logistics City project has been floated

Union Properties says work starts on Green Community phase 3

Union Properties says work starts on Green Community phase 3

Dubai developer says third phase of project will feature 226 homes plus retail space; set for mid-2017 completion

Dubai regulator fines Arqaam over money laundering rules

Dubai regulator fines Arqaam over money laundering rules

Dubai-based investment bank is fined $50,000 after investigation into anti-money laundering rules

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Keeping food waste in check for Ramadan

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Sometimes it's not all about the bass

Sometimes it's not all about the bass

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When being tech savvy isn't cool

When being tech savvy isn't cool

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Rising costs hit Q2 net profit of Gulf's largest telco
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Rising costs hit Q2 net profit of Gulf's largest telco

Saudi Telecom Co posts 8.7% decline in second-quarter profit, misses analyst estimates

Woman tourist detained for driving in Saudi Arabia
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Woman tourist detained for driving in Saudi Arabia

Arab national was reportedly caught driving a rented car with her husband in the passenger seat

Dubai Int'l sees 16.7% rise in passenger numbers in June
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Dubai Int'l sees 16.7% rise in passenger numbers in June

New Eastern European routes boost performance during month impacted by Ramadan, says operator

Bahrain's Mumtalakat says seeking aviation acquisitions
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Bahrain's Mumtalakat says seeking aviation acquisitions

Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund to create dedicated aviation company, says CEO

Kuwait's Zain posts 34% drop in Q2 net profit
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Kuwait's Zain posts 34% drop in Q2 net profit

Telecom operator extends sustained earnings slump after making net profit of $128.8m during quarter

UAE credit growth expected around 2% in 2015 - Mashreq CEO
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UAE credit growth expected around 2% in 2015 - Mashreq CEO

Abdul Aziz al-Ghurair also forecasts that UAE banking sector will see profits rise to about 10% this year

Police declare Sharjah mall bomb scare as 'hoax'
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Police declare Sharjah mall bomb scare as 'hoax'

A shopping centre in Sharjah was evacuated and cordoned off on Monday

Bahrain's Alba says Q2 net income nearly doubled
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Bahrain's Alba says Q2 net income nearly doubled

Owner of one of the world's largest aluminium smelters says it made $79m in three months to June 30

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Q&A with Nader Sabry – creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat

Q&A with Nader Sabry – creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat

Timez5’s Nader Sabry on his firm’s “Physio-Spiritual experience” philosophy and why non-Muslims are also in his target market

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La Résidence offers 50% off dining bill

La Résidence offers 50% off dining bill

The French cuisine is a high end outlet in Raffles hotel

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Why buy a house when you can buy an island?

Why buy a house when you can buy an island?

Vladi Private Islands reveal 65% of islands for sale, here are the top 10

Sport»
Dubai's Al Habtoor City to feature all-weather tennis academy

Dubai's Al Habtoor City to feature all-weather tennis academy

UAE’s first indoor, fully air-conditioned tennis court will be included in state-of-the-art sports centre

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Travel»
Dubai’s Aquaventure waterpark voted fifth best in the world

Dubai’s Aquaventure waterpark voted fifth best in the world

TripAdvisor travel website ranks Dubai’s Wild Wadi as seventh best, Yas Waterworld 14th best

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How to dress for work and not look boring

How to dress for work and not look boring

Lubna Hamdan talks fun, work-appropriate outfits for ladies

Arts»
Dubai-based artist painting bought by Duchess of York

Dubai-based artist painting bought by Duchess of York

Sylvain Tremblay’s painting “Blue Horse” was auctioned for charity in London

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Zaha Hadid joins forces with Pharrell Williams on Adidas shoe collection

Zaha Hadid joins forces with Pharrell Williams on Adidas shoe collection

Famous architect is the newest member to join the musician’s fashion overhaul

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UAE’s Al Nassma signs deal with Harrods

UAE’s Al Nassma signs deal with Harrods

World’s first camel milk chocolate to be retailed in Qatar-owned store

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Tyrese Gibson plans to bring $700 million worth of films to UAE

Tyrese Gibson plans to bring $700 million worth of films to UAE

The rapper was in the capital promoting his hit album, Black Rose

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