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Prince Alwaleed to gift 10,000 homes, cars to Saudis in need

Prince Alwaleed to gift 10,000 homes, cars to Saudis in need

Alwaleed Philanthropies will distribute 1,000 per year; move comes just days after prince announced plans to give $32bn fortune to charity

UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants

UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants

Restrictions eased on big-spending Manchester City and Paris St Germain as part of its break-even financial fair play rules

GCC employers says education to blame for skills shortage

GCC employers says education to blame for skills shortage

New EY survey says region's education system is failing to equip students for private sector work

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Human Rights Watch applauds move by Gulf state to adopt new law giving domestic workers enforceable labour rights

Saudi says wanted militant is killed in exchange of fire

Saudi says wanted militant is killed in exchange of fire

Youssef al-Ghamdi was surrounded by police in a home in the western city of Taif when he refused to give himself up

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Europe and its public buildings selfie stupidity

Europe and its public buildings selfie stupidity

Who owns the copyright to a national view?

Keeping food waste in check for Ramadan

Keeping food waste in check for Ramadan

A recent study by the UN showed that 32.7% of food...

Sometimes it's not all about the bass

Sometimes it's not all about the bass

Imagine a world where the music suited the venue and...

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When being tech savvy isn't cool

When being tech savvy isn't cool

It is time hotels toned down the fancy-yet-impossible...

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Telco Orange says eyeing growth in Middle East markets
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Telco Orange says eyeing growth in Middle East markets

French telecom operator says it aims to grow revenue in region by about 5% a year through to 2018

Saudi economy accelerates in Q1 but may not be sustained
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Saudi economy accelerates in Q1 but may not be sustained

Latest figures indicate Saudi Arabia has offset the impact of oil's 50% plunge since mid-2014

Firms sign JV deal to raise standards in Arab film making
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Firms sign JV deal to raise standards in Arab film making

Investment firm and production company combine to form Fortress Film Clinic which aims to deliver world-class Arab projects

Car giant Daimler appoints new Middle East chief
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Car giant Daimler appoints new Middle East chief

Mark De Haes is appointed as president and CEO of Daimler Middle East & Levant to drive growth

UAE, Qatar bid to host for world swimming championships
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UAE, Qatar bid to host for world swimming championships

Abu Dhabi/Dubai and Doha in frame to win rights to host championships in 2021 and 2023

Global food giant shakes up MidEast execs to drive growth
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Global food giant shakes up MidEast execs to drive growth

Mondelez International, the firm behind Oreo biscuits and Cadbury Dairy Milk, appoints new leadership team in region

Mall magician: MAF chief Alain Bejjani
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Mall magician: MAF chief Alain Bejjani
Saudi Arabia: Open for business
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Saudi Arabia: Open for business
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Teenage Saudi boy rapped for taking selfie with dead grandpa

Teenage Saudi boy rapped for taking selfie with dead grandpa

Saudi health authorities are investigating at which hospital the incident occurred

Arts»
Abu Dhabi funding two films starring David Hasselhoff

Abu Dhabi funding two films starring David Hasselhoff

'Killing Hasselhoff’ has just finished filming and will be shown at the Toronto Film Festival in September

Media»
Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'

Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'

TMZ claims to have seen a document proving she was offered large sums of money to take part in the TV hoax

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Lexus goes 'Back to the Future' with hoverboard prototype

Lexus goes 'Back to the Future' with hoverboard prototype

Japanese carmaker using magnetic levitation to achieve frictionless movement

Culture & Society»
Dinosaur skeleton on sale for $24m by Dubai website

Dinosaur skeleton on sale for $24m by Dubai website

Brontosaurus dinosaur skeleton is 85% complete and was discovered 10 years ago in the US

Style»
Naomi Campbell to attend Vogue fashion event in Dubai

Naomi Campbell to attend Vogue fashion event in Dubai

British model will be joined by Christian Louboutin as the big name attendees at the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience in October

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Celebrity designer Donna Karan quits Qatar-backed LVMH

Celebrity designer Donna Karan quits Qatar-backed LVMH

Donna Karan International says it planned to suspend fashion shows and designer collections 'for a period of time'

Gadgets»
Sony to release PS4 console upgrade in MidEast just before Eid

Sony to release PS4 console upgrade in MidEast just before Eid

Storage-guzzling 1TB system gets welcome upgrade, available on July 15

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New ‘Star Trek’ movie to shoot scenes in Dubai

New ‘Star Trek’ movie to shoot scenes in Dubai

CEO confirms plans to bring film to the UAE after Vancouver

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