Latest News

Last Updated: Wed, Oct 1 2014 | 5:06 PM |
Budget carrier AirAsia in talks to launch Dubai flights
Transport»

Budget carrier AirAsia in talks to launch Dubai flights

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 9:06 PM

Chief exec Tony Fernandes says Malaysian airline is in discussions with Dubai aviation authorities

Abu Dhabi bourse eyes debt trading market with gov't bond listing
Markets»

Abu Dhabi bourse eyes debt trading market with gov't bond listing

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 8:02 PM

A $1.5bn gov't bond is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Market in a first for the emirate

Dubai regulator seeks to wind up local arm of Espirito Santo
Banking & Finance»

Dubai regulator seeks to wind up local arm of Espirito Santo

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 7:06 PM

Move is latest in series of international regulatory actions taken against the family's collapsed business empire

MidEast carriers post 7.8% cargo growth in August
Transport»

MidEast carriers post 7.8% cargo growth in August

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 6:05 PM

IATA says growth seen by regional airlines is lower than year-to-date average of 9.6%

National Bank of Fujairah begins offering Islamic banking products
Banking & Finance»

National Bank of Fujairah begins offering Islamic banking products

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 4:27 PM

Move comes as Islamic banks have been growing faster than their conventional peers across the Middle East

Jailed Dubai exec says he needs $5,000 weekly allowance
Banking & Finance»

Jailed Dubai exec says he needs $5,000 weekly allowance

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 3:37 PM

Judge dismisses claim of former Leeds United chief executive who is in Dubai jail over allegations of financial irregularities

Dubai Duty Free boss awarded by the Irish president
Politics & Economics»

Dubai Duty Free boss awarded by the Irish president

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 2:59 PM

Colm McLoughlin among those to win Ireland’s Presidential Distinguished Service Awards

Bahrain's Investcorp set to complete $1.43bn sale of US firm
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Investcorp set to complete $1.43bn sale of US firm

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 2:40 PM

Investment firm says Berlin Packaging will be sold to Oak Hill Capital in the first week of October

Largest creditors agree Dubai World restructuring
Banking & Finance»

Largest creditors agree Dubai World restructuring

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 2:31 PM

Sheikh Ahmed also rules out any flotations of Dubai state-owned companies, including Emirates

Qatar-backed Sainsbury's cuts full-year sales forecast
Retail»

Qatar-backed Sainsbury's cuts full-year sales forecast

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 2:23 PM

UK grocery giant - 25.9% owned by Qatar - also says its shares slide as it warned it would assess its dividend policy

Call to close Kuwait's Sharia college
Education»

Call to close Kuwait's Sharia college

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 2:03 PM

Kuwaiti MP claims Kuwait University’s Sharia faculty is breeding extremist ideology

UAE Exchange staff guilty of $930m money laundering racket
Banking & Finance»

UAE Exchange staff guilty of $930m money laundering racket

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:38 PM

Bahraini court finds 11 UAE Exchange staff and four others illegally transferred almost $1bn to Saudi Arabia

US food giant plans $90m biscuit plant in Bahrain
Retail»

US food giant plans $90m biscuit plant in Bahrain

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:38 PM

Mondelez International, the maker of Oreo, Ritz and Cadbury chocolate, set to start production in early 2016

Abu Dhabi Int'l posts 24.8% rise in August passenger traffic
Transport»

Abu Dhabi Int'l posts 24.8% rise in August passenger traffic

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:38 PM

Airport operator says Bangkok, London Heathrow, Doha, Manila, and Bahrain are top routes during month

Oman's Bank Sohar says CEO has resigned
Banking & Finance»

Oman's Bank Sohar says CEO has resigned

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:38 PM

Mohamed Abdulaziz Kalmoor quits for personal reasons as bank is in process of merger with Bank Dhofar


102229 results found
Don't miss
Sir Alex Ferguson to make keynote speech at Arabian Business Awards

Sir Alex Ferguson to make keynote speech at Arabian Business Awards

Manchester United legend confirms appearance at November event

Sheikh Mohammed pays tribute to tragic national service recruit

Sheikh Mohammed pays tribute to tragic national service recruit

Dubai ruler visits family of Mohammed Khalid Khalifa Al Raisi who died during training at Armed...

First Etihad butlers start Savoy Academy training

First Etihad butlers start Savoy Academy training

New butlers are scheduled to start duties on airline's inaugural Airbus A380 flight to London...

Several Arab countries offer to join air campaign on ISIL, says US

Several Arab countries offer to join air campaign on ISIL, says US

Addition of Arab fighter jets could strengthen the credibility of the American-led campaign...

HH Sheikh Hamdan and Dubai SME launch new incubator

HH Sheikh Hamdan and Dubai SME launch new incubator

New incubator marks a new beginning for Dubai’s entrepreneurial youth by creating a complete...

Dubai's Princess Haya awarded France's highest honour

Dubai's Princess Haya awarded France's highest honour

Previous recipients of the honour include US president Dwight D. Eisenhower, Queen Elizabeth...

Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August - UN

Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August - UN

A further 1,370 were wounded and 600,000 people forced to flee their homes

Dubai ruler plans to build new 16-bed mansion on Scottish estate

Dubai ruler plans to build new 16-bed mansion on Scottish estate

Sheikh Mohammed seeks planning permission for new addition to his 63,000-acre Inverinate Estate...

Major Dubai hospital expansion to be completed in July 2015

Major Dubai hospital expansion to be completed in July 2015

Dubai Health Authority reveals opening date for $43.8m expansion of Rashid Hospital's Trauma...

Most Discussed