Oman cement giant secures $50m Islamic financing for expansion

Bank Nizwa signs agreement for Shari'a-compliant financing facilities with Raysut Cement Company...
24 Aug 2019

India's Oyo launches Arabic app amid UAE expansioin plans

Oyo Hotels & Homes has announced the launch of an Arabic version of its customer app...
24 Aug 2019

How Abu Dhabi aims to find world's best FinTech talent

FinTechAD Tour adds more cities to tour of global financial hubs to identify the most exciting FinTech start-ups...
24 Aug 2019

Emirates named world's most family friendly carrier

British parenting site Play Like Mum has ranked 20 airlines on how well they cater for children...
24 Aug 2019

Revealed: the world's highest paid actresses

Scarlett Johansson is the world's highest paid actress for the second year in a row, according to the Forbes annual ranking...
23 Aug 2019

Dubai Future Council for Blockchain agrees initiatives for 2019

Future Council approves plan to compile report on Dubai's cryptocurrency potential...
23 Aug 2019

Chinese payments firm eyes growth amid Gulf e-commerce boom

iPayLinks says it is aiming to build up a one-stop payment solution for the Middle East...
23 Aug 2019

Dates set for major golf tournaments in the Gulf in 2020

European Tour confirms dates for tournaments in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Saudi Arabia and Oman next year...
23 Aug 2019

Over 425,000 Dubai drivers benefit from traffic fine discounts

Dubai Police reveal impact of the Traffic Fines Settlement initiative launched by Dubai Police in February...
23 Aug 2019

UAE is key partner to achieve $5trn Indian economy, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the UAE on state visit, says UAE-India relations are 'at their best ever'...
23 Aug 2019

Top Chinese banks to compete for role in Saudi Aramco's IPO

Sources say some of China's biggest state-owned banks have been invited to pitch, signalling desire to attract Asian investors...
23 Aug 2019

Jeddah hotel occupancy rate hits near-3 year high in July

Hoteliers in Jeddah are set to register the highest occupancy rate seen in the Saudi city since August 2016...
23 Aug 2019

Wealthy UAE investors more optimistic about economic prospects

Survey says 84% of high net worth individuals and business owners in the UAE take an optimistic stance on the state of their economy...
23 Aug 2019

UAE sees 200 women register for Federal National Council elections

Final day for the registration of applications for the FNC elections saw 98 applications, taking the total figure up to 555...
23 Aug 2019

Former NASA scientist dies in Saudi base jumping accident

Dr Angelo Grubisic was taking part in a planned base jump in the Gulf kingdom on Tuesday when he was killed...
22 Aug 2019

Dubai Aquarium launches new shark training experience

New Shark Trainer Encounter experience has been unveiled at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo in Dubai Mall...
22 Aug 2019

Luxury Dubai property prices edge upwards in Q2

New research by Knight Frank says prime residential values in Dubai rise 0.3% in second quarter but are 6% down year-on-year...
22 Aug 2019

Saudi Arabia to fund medical university, 42 high schools in Ghana

Ghana's Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, makes announcement of Saudi investment in education sector...
22 Aug 2019

India's Cure.fit launches first overseas yoga studio in Dubai

Indian health and wellness start-up announces launch of Mind.fit in Dubai...
22 Aug 2019

Revealed: the importance of fashion to the UAE's retail market

Dubai Chamber research shows the value of clothing sales in the UAE amounted to $12.3 billion in 2018...
22 Aug 2019