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Oman likely to start cutting subsidies next year, says minister

Oman likely to start cutting subsidies next year, says minister

"People would be more understanding now... They realise that this was natural wealth that is being overused, wasted," Darwish Al Balushi said

'Fake sick leave is sinful': Saudi Grand Mufti

'Fake sick leave is sinful': Saudi Grand Mufti

The kingdom’s highest religious authority has issued a fatwa declaring it sinful to pretend to be sick from work, or for doctors to issue medical forms for well patients

Irish courts issue $1.26m judgement against developer over failed Dubai deal

Irish courts issue $1.26m judgement against developer over failed Dubai deal

Plaintiff never received apartments in 2006 deal

200 European clubs lobby for May 2022 World Cup

200 European clubs lobby for May 2022 World Cup

The European Club Association, which represents teams such as Real Madrid, Paris St Germain & Manchester Utd, says a May World Cup would have the least negative impact on other schedules

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Prioritising “me”

Prioritising “me”

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What's the point?

What's the point?

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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...

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Canada parliament gunman aimed to go to Saudi Arabia, not Syria, says mother
Culture & Society»

Canada parliament gunman aimed to go to Saudi Arabia, not Syria, says mother

Canadian citizen, whose father was born in Libya, had also attempted unsuccessfully to secure a Libyan passport

Saudi women cancel driving campaign amid warnings
Culture & Society»

Saudi women cancel driving campaign amid warnings

Women who had planned to drive on Sunday to mark a year since a widespread campaign in the kingdom have agreed to heed gov’t warnings not to defy a ban

Abu Dhabi International Airport 24% rise in Sept passenger traffic
Transport»

Abu Dhabi International Airport 24% rise in Sept passenger traffic

Top five routes from the UAE capital were Doha, London, Bangkok, Manila and Bombay

GCC firms eye more than 421,000 new staff in next 12 months
Jobs»

GCC firms eye more than 421,000 new staff in next 12 months

First MENA Labour Market Confidence Index reveals recruitment plans of hundreds of Gulf companies

UAE responds to critical report into treatment of foreign maids
Politics & Economics»

UAE responds to critical report into treatment of foreign maids

Senior official says Human Rights Watch report draws 'sweeping conclusions based on small unrepresentative sample'

Gulf states will have to cut spending as oil price dips - Kuwait finmin
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Gulf states will have to cut spending as oil price dips - Kuwait finmin

Anas al-Saleh says Gulf countries must undertake 'comprehensive economic reforms' amid oil market decline

Emaar launches Address serviced apartments in Istanbul
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Emaar launches Address serviced apartments in Istanbul

Project marks the first full-fledged overseas hotel and serviced residence of The Address Hotels + Resorts

Abu Dhabi house prices, rents stable in Q3, says Asteco
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Abu Dhabi house prices, rents stable in Q3, says Asteco

New report says Abu Dhabi real estate market saw little or no movement in third quarter of 2014

Abu Dhabi state fund asks for more in $22bn Malaysia banking deal
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Abu Dhabi state fund asks for more in $22bn Malaysia banking deal

Sources say Aabar Investments is demanding a hefty premium for its minority stake in Malaysia's No 4 bank

Do you actually own your house?
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Do you actually own your house?
Walking on air: Naji Skaf
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Walking on air: Naji Skaf
Interview: Deyaar CEO Saeed Al Qatami
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Interview: Deyaar CEO Saeed Al Qatami
The empire strikes back
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The empire strikes back
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Dubai fully opens 14km Jumeirah Corniche project

Dubai fully opens 14km Jumeirah Corniche project

RTA chief says project is a 'gorgeous addition' to beachfront; spans six residential communities

Transport»
Boeing to display spacecraft mock-up in Abu Dhabi

Boeing to display spacecraft mock-up in Abu Dhabi

CST-100 is designed for NASA and will transport astronauts into space from mid-2017

Healthcare»
Fitness firm eyes GCC expansion to help fight obesity

Fitness firm eyes GCC expansion to help fight obesity

DreamBody Centre says it is looking to open over 40 outlets in region as obesity rates increase

Travel & Hospitality»
Dusit Thani Dubai completes revamp of 147 hotel rooms

Dusit Thani Dubai completes revamp of 147 hotel rooms

Dusit International's flagship property in the emirate will also see new F&B outlets and spa later this year

Photos»
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15% of rich Emiratis are looking to buy a ski home

15% of rich Emiratis are looking to buy a ski home

Check out the top 20 places to buy a place in the snow

Gadgets»
Samsung unveils 'world’s fastest Android smartphone'

Samsung unveils 'world’s fastest Android smartphone'

Galaxy S5 Plus packs Snapdragon 805 SoC, support for LTE-A

Culture & Society»
Dubai Police in crackdown on illegal fireworks ahead of Diwali

Dubai Police in crackdown on illegal fireworks ahead of Diwali

Residents wanting to celebrate with fireworks need to get permission in advance

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US producer in talks to stage live Disney shows in Saudi Arabia

US producer in talks to stage live Disney shows in Saudi Arabia

Feld Entertainment is the largest live family entertainment company in the world and produces Disney on Ice

Gadgets»

Top 10 reasons your smartphone signal fails

Poor coverage may not necessarily be the fault of your carrier

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