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Dubai awards $330m contracts to build key roads
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Dubai awards $330m contracts to build key roads

Monday, 27 March 2017 7:52 PM

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed approves award of two deals including construction of 7th Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road

Qatar reveals details of $6.3bn UK investment plan
Banking & Finance»

Qatar reveals details of $6.3bn UK investment plan

Monday, 27 March 2017 7:02 PM

Gulf country says it is weighing opportunities in areas including infrastructure, real estate and technology

UAE donates $54m to Interpol to help fight terror
Politics & Economics»

UAE donates $54m to Interpol to help fight terror

Monday, 27 March 2017 5:18 PM

Funds will go towards seven Interpol projects including counter-terrorism, cybercrime and drugs

UAE says green energy shift to save $192bn
Energy»

UAE says green energy shift to save $192bn

Monday, 27 March 2017 4:39 PM

Country forecasts savings by switching half its power needs to clean energy by mid century

Young Emirati ordered to clean streets after 'insane' car stunt
Culture & Society»

Young Emirati ordered to clean streets after 'insane' car stunt

Monday, 27 March 2017 4:04 PM

Driver is given three-month community service sentence, fined after performing stunts in wet weather

Saudi Arabia sweetens huge Aramco IPO with tax cut
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia sweetens huge Aramco IPO with tax cut

Monday, 27 March 2017 3:54 PM

The tax rate for investments exceeding $100bn will be 50%, according to new royal decree

Emirates mulls laptop loaning service to soften US ban blow
Transport»

Emirates mulls laptop loaning service to soften US ban blow

Monday, 27 March 2017 3:49 PM

Dubai airline says it will adjust its offering if customer demand drops following a US ban on in-flight electronics

Qatar wealth fund to open office in Silicon Valley
Technology»

Qatar wealth fund to open office in Silicon Valley

Monday, 27 March 2017 3:01 PM

Qatar Investment Authority also says still considering investing in multi-billion dollar technology fund

Kuwait sees $50-55 oil as 'good' for producers
Energy»

Kuwait sees $50-55 oil as 'good' for producers

Monday, 27 March 2017 2:44 PM

Oil Minister Issam Almarzooq says stockpiles are expected to fall later this year

Qatar's foreign trade surplus soars 74% in February
Politics & Economics»

Qatar's foreign trade surplus soars 74% in February

Monday, 27 March 2017 2:35 PM

Gulf state's surplus rises to $3.38bn, according to Ministry of Development, Planning and Statistics data

Abu Dhabi says 2017 F1 Grand Prix ticket prices frozen
Sport»

Abu Dhabi says 2017 F1 Grand Prix ticket prices frozen

Monday, 27 March 2017 2:26 PM

Organisers say prices have been maintained at 2016 levels; 30% discounts also on offer for early bird buyers

Qatar says poised to announce major UK investment deals
Politics & Economics»

Qatar says poised to announce major UK investment deals

Monday, 27 March 2017 2:08 PM

Prime minister Sheikh Abdullah is leading a delegation of more than 400 officials and business executives to London and Birmingham

Health insurance fines in Dubai to kick in from April 1
Healthcare»

Health insurance fines in Dubai to kick in from April 1

Monday, 27 March 2017 2:08 PM

4.3m Dubai residents register under health insurance plan, only 1% remaining, says DHA

Dubai Metro hours to be extended for Gitex Shopper 2017
Transport»

Dubai Metro hours to be extended for Gitex Shopper 2017

Monday, 27 March 2017 2:08 PM

Dubai's transport authority announces plans to extend the hours of the city's metro system to serve growing number of visitors

Emaar's new Dubai supertower project set to rise
Construction»

Emaar's new Dubai supertower project set to rise

Monday, 27 March 2017 2:08 PM

Foundation work completed on The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, which when completed will be 100 metres taller than Burj Khalifa


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