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Healthy Dubai real estate market can ride out cheap oil

Healthy Dubai real estate market can ride out cheap oil

Analysts say broad-based demand for property in the emirate is likely to prevent any repeat of the 2008 crash

Goodwood announces lucrative 10-year deal with Qatar

Goodwood announces lucrative 10-year deal with Qatar

Racecourse says $3.12m is single biggest sponsorship deal ever done for the benefit of British horse racing

Nakheel says Waitrose will be Circle Mall anchor tenant

Nakheel says Waitrose will be Circle Mall anchor tenant

Upscale British supermarket chain confirmed; construction of mall set to start in Q1 2015

Arabian Business Cafe

Why are Londoners not using Emirates Air Line?

Why are Londoners not using Emirates Air Line?

Residents don’t seem overly keen on the Dubai-sponsored...

Tried & Tested: First review of the Dubai Tram

Tried & Tested: First review of the Dubai Tram

Neil Halligan was among the first passengers to ride...

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Where’s my change?!

Where’s my change?!

If ATMs won’t give anything smaller than AED100 then...

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Prioritising “me”

Prioritising “me”

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

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US Navy helicopter crashes on Kuwait training mission
Transport»

US Navy helicopter crashes on Kuwait training mission

Three crew members suffer minor injuries, says Naval Forces Central Command

Dubai office costs ranked highest in Middle East
Property»

Dubai office costs ranked highest in Middle East

Dubai ranks 23rd in CBRE's new global list; charges are only a third of those in London's West End

Saudi budget set to be released later this week
Politics & Economics»

Saudi budget set to be released later this week

Budget is anxiously awaited by financial markets as it will show how Saudi Arabia intends to handle oil price plunge

No minimum age for marriage of girls – Grand Mufti
Culture & Society»

No minimum age for marriage of girls – Grand Mufti

Announcement comes despite Ministry of Justice proposal to limit marriageable age to 15

UAE's Emke Group to focus on Bahrain and India in 2015
Retail»

UAE's Emke Group to focus on Bahrain and India in 2015

Planning more Lulu hypermarkets and malls will pump more investment into Bahrain and India.

Etihad says to go double-daily to Melbourne in 2015
Transport»

Etihad says to go double-daily to Melbourne in 2015

Abu Dhabi carrier will add more than 4,500 seats per week to Australian city from August amid strong demand

Saudi oil min says ready to raise output if new clients emerge
Energy»

Saudi oil min says ready to raise output if new clients emerge

Comments are strongest signals yet that the world's top oil exporter has no intention of cutting output amid sliding prices

Marriott eyes Kuwait, Saudi Arabia for Residence Inn expansion
Travel & Hospitality»

Marriott eyes Kuwait, Saudi Arabia for Residence Inn expansion

Hotel group says plan for new extended-stay properties in Gulf countries is in response to strong demand

Stock markets: Gulf bourses edge up in early trading
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses edge up in early trading

After two days of strong gains, markets are buoyed by hopes that oil prices have found at least a short-term floor

Dubai Financial Market's boom and bust
Markets»
Dubai Financial Market's boom and bust
Meet the man behind the Blackphone
Technology»
Meet the man behind the Blackphone
Plane talker: Dnata's Gary Chapman
Transport»
Plane talker: Dnata's Gary Chapman
The lion's roar: Ashish J Thakkar
Real Estate»
The lion's roar: Ashish J Thakkar
Transport»
Cruise up Dubai's coastline for New Year's Eve

Cruise up Dubai's coastline for New Year's Eve

RTA is offering special deals on Water Bus, Water Taxi, Dubai Ferry and abras on Dec 31

Culture & Society»
Dubai Police launches 'suggestion-box-on-wheels'

Dubai Police launches 'suggestion-box-on-wheels'

Modified Toyota Coaster bus will travel to communities and record ideas, suggestions and complaints from UAE residents

Gadgets»
World's slimmest smartphone goes on sale in the MidEast

World's slimmest smartphone goes on sale in the MidEast

Fly Blade, at 5.1mm wide, is to be sold in the region through retail portal Souq.com

Travel & Hospitality»
Burj Al Arab given first UAE helipad license

Burj Al Arab given first UAE helipad license

Perched 210 metres above the sea, the helipad is one of the key defining features of the hotel and, over the years, has played host to a number of publicity stunts.

Photos»
Gadgets»
From talking car horns to vroominators: Top gadgets for drivers

From talking car horns to vroominators: Top gadgets for drivers

The best the market has to offer to drive motorists wild this festive season

Arts»
E!’s Giuliana Rancic to host Dubai NYE red carpet event

E!’s Giuliana Rancic to host Dubai NYE red carpet event

TV presenter and reality star will co-host #DXBNYE event to mark start of Dubai Shopping Festival’s 20th anniversary in 2015.

Gourmet»
US seafood restaurant brand to open in Dubai

US seafood restaurant brand to open in Dubai

Catch, which is popular with David Beckham and Beyonce, set to open at The Fairmont in early 2015

Videos»
Transport»

InPics: Etihad presents A380 Airbus superjumbo

Etihad Airways has revealed its first Airbus A380 superjumbo and Boeing B787. The A380 will enter commercial services on December 27 in a flight to London Heathrow, while the B787 will fly on February 1 to Dusseldorf in Germany.

Media»
Dubai ON Demand channel to launch in 2015

Dubai ON Demand channel to launch in 2015

New interactive online channel is set to launch on YouTube next year; aims to fill void left by Dubai One closure

Property»

InPics: The White House replica in Kurdistan takes shape

Dream City, one of several high value residential areas that have been built in the Kurdistan capital since 2003, features a $20m replica of the Washington DC icon.

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