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Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission
Technology»

Buzz Aldrin: Man on a mission

Saturday, 19 April 2014 10:38 AM

Now 84, Buzz Aldrin represents what, for many people, is one of America’s greatest ever achievements. The former astronaut speaks to Arabian Business about commercial space exploration, life on Mars, and why he will never be happy with being second

Design for life: Tecom's Dr Amina Rustamani
Fashion»

Design for life: Tecom's Dr Amina Rustamani

Saturday, 19 April 2014 10:38 AM

Dubai’s d3 – a district earmarked for the fashion industry – aims to draw in creative talent both regionally and internationally. Tecom group chief executive Dr Amina Al Rustamani explains how the $2bn plan will work

Balance and power: Joseph Adam Ereli
Politics & Economics»

Balance and power: Joseph Adam Ereli

Friday, 18 April 2014 10:11 AM

Joseph Adam Ereli spent 22 years working for the US Foreign Service, with four years as US ambassador to Bahrain. In a revealing interview, he describes the balancing act involved in such a role, his thoughts on current tensions among the Gulf member states and why he is such a critic of America’s policy towards Bahrain and in the wider region.

Big in Bahrain
Construction»

Big in Bahrain

Friday, 18 April 2014 1:33 AM

Mannil Thomas Mathews, director and CEO of Almoayyed Contracting Group, explains how his company’s MEP division has become a major player in the Bahraini market and why other GCC markets are now in its sights

Realty check: Dr Anas Kozbari
Banking & Finance»

Realty check: Dr Anas Kozbari

Sunday, 13 April 2014 7:08 PM

In a rare interview, Dr Anas Kozbari, the chief executive of Invest Group Overseas, explains why his firm is back investing in the Dubai market, and his plans to expand both abroad and at home

Interview: Axiom Telecom CEO Faisal Al Bannai
Retail»

Interview: Axiom Telecom CEO Faisal Al Bannai

Sunday, 13 April 2014 7:07 PM

For Faisal Al Bannai, CEO of Axiom Telecom, adaptability is key to success in a rapidly changing mobile phone sector

Women’s travel group is flying high
StartUp»

Women’s travel group is flying high

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 4:01 PM

Passionate travel fan Paulomi Bhatt explains why and how she launched women-only travel platform The World at her Feet

Directing Traffik: Marcel Khairallah
StartUp»

Directing Traffik: Marcel Khairallah

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 4:00 PM

Marcel Khairallah, founder and owner of below the line solutions company Traffik360, explains how he has adapted to a continually evolving business landscape, and how his business has become a global player

Ronaldo Mouchawar: How I created Souq.com
Technology»

Ronaldo Mouchawar: How I created Souq.com

Saturday, 5 April 2014 3:39 PM

Meet Ronaldo Mouchawar, who runs the Middle East’s biggest home-grown website. With Souq.com expanding tenfold over the last two years alone, what does the all-conquering e-commerce giant have in store for the future?

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Interview: Saudi Arabia's Sheikh Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair
Travel & Hospitality»

Interview: Saudi Arabia's Sheikh Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair

Saturday, 5 April 2014 3:38 PM

Dubbed ‘the sheikh of Gulf tourism’, Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair has been running hotels and entertainment centres for nearly half a century. In an exclusive interview, the owner of the Al Hokair Group says the firm is ratcheting up its expansion plan in light of the region’s strong economy.

Blending technology and spirituality: Hajjnet
StartUp»

Blending technology and spirituality: Hajjnet

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 10:58 AM

Founder of Hajjnet, Ali Dabaja, explains how he is using apps to help pilgrims get the most out of their Hajj experience

Links to success: John St. Valery
StartUp»

Links to success: John St. Valery

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 10:58 AM

John St. Valery explains how The Links Group of Companies started and what the major issues are for businesses looking to establish themselves in the UAE

Banking on change: Talal Bayaa
StartUp»

Banking on change: Talal Bayaa

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 10:57 AM

Unraveling the many and varied banking products within the UAE is no easy task. Talal Bayaa of product comparison website Bayzat explains how his e-start-up is helping to make the banking landscape more transparent

Future Kids interview: Samantha Malkoun
StartUp»

Future Kids interview: Samantha Malkoun

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 10:40 AM

Samantha Malkoun tells StartUp how her brain training business Future Kids aims to give children a fully rounded education and a love for learning

Bags of talent: Palestyle interview
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Bags of talent: Palestyle interview

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 10:32 AM

Founder of fashion brand Palestyle, Zeina Abou Chaaban, talks social enterprise, sustainability, and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur


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    Germany puzzled as UAE think tank ordered to close

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    Thursday, 17 April 2014 7:10 PM - one of the joes
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    What will happen next to Dubai's property market?

    I purchased 1 bed from Emaar in 2008 for 2,5 in Downtown, the current selling price is nowhere near the original price in my case as current selling value... more

    Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:56 AM - Alex
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    Ten days added to UAE school calendar

    Reducing holidays so that teachers work the same days as other schools in the world makes sense. However most teachers in the UAE work about 3 hours extra... more

    Saturday, 19 April 2014 12:53 PM - Expat sense
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    Three UAE women attacked with hammer at London hotel

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    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:06 PM - Adrienne
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    Why Dubai isn't a plastic city

    What is definitely not a plastic city. The Arabs have a culture dating back to several centuries. 50 years back Dubai was just a fishing village. Today... more

    Tuesday, 8 April 2014 3:49 PM - P. MADHUSUDAN
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    DMCC boss Ahmed Bin Sulayem entertains Robert Mugabe in Dubai

    @fga ''However today, simply because he decided to dispossess a few white farmers of their land and redistribute to the poorer indigenous blacks'' more

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 3:02 PM - Matt Williams