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Mandatory deportation for minor offences should be stopped – UAE legal professionals
Culture & Society»

Mandatory deportation for minor offences should be stopped – UAE legal professionals

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:14 PM

Growing unease with people being deported for minor offences amongst legal professionals

Saudi uni cracks down on colourful abayas
Education»

Saudi uni cracks down on colourful abayas

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:01 PM

The kingdom is enforcing its strict black dress code for women after some female students added colour to their abayas

Expat doctors acquitted of negligence charges in Qatar
Healthcare»

Expat doctors acquitted of negligence charges in Qatar

Sunday, 23 November 2014 11:15 AM

The Jordanian and Sudanese doctors had been accused of causing a Qatari woman to go blind, become paralysed

UAE e-commerce market 'booming'
Technology»

UAE e-commerce market 'booming'

Sunday, 23 November 2014 11:07 AM

ShopGo claims UAE has recorded 300% e-commerce growth from 2013 to 2014

Saudi's Mobily suspends CEO after earnings debacle
Technology»

Saudi's Mobily suspends CEO after earnings debacle

Sunday, 23 November 2014 11:06 AM

Mobily had to restate 18 months of previously-announced earnings, wiping out $381 million of prior profits

US releases Guantanamo prisoner to Saudi Arabia
Politics & Economics»

US releases Guantanamo prisoner to Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 23 November 2014 9:49 AM

Review board took into account the uncorroborated nature of the information about his links to al Qaeda as well as his expressions of regret

Danish man shot and wounded in Saudi capital
Culture & Society»

Danish man shot and wounded in Saudi capital

Sunday, 23 November 2014 9:49 AM

Attack comes a month after an American citizen was shot dead in Riyadh

Qatar Airways to launch daily service to Edinburgh
Transport»

Qatar Airways to launch daily service to Edinburgh

Sunday, 23 November 2014 9:11 AM

New service to start on May 1, 2015.

Saudi Arabia executes murderer disguised as an Islamic woman
Culture & Society»

Saudi Arabia executes murderer disguised as an Islamic woman

Sunday, 23 November 2014 9:10 AM

The man covered himself in a black niqab in an attempt to flee after shooting dead a soldier and a member of the kingdom’s religious police

Pullman Dubai City Centre Residences now open
Travel & Hospitality»

Pullman Dubai City Centre Residences now open

Sunday, 23 November 2014 9:08 AM

Property reopens after US $27.2m refurbishment

Kuwait Airways agrees to buy 10 Boeing 777-ER planes
Transport»

Kuwait Airways agrees to buy 10 Boeing 777-ER planes

Sunday, 23 November 2014 8:45 AM

The deal has a value of $3.3 billion at list price

Prince Alwaleed’s son acquires 50% stake in Arcadia Romania
Banking & Finance»

Prince Alwaleed’s son acquires 50% stake in Arcadia Romania

Sunday, 23 November 2014 8:27 AM

Arcadia eyes significant growth amidst continuing demand for construction in Middle East

Qatar launches six earthquake sensors
Qatar»

Qatar launches six earthquake sensors

Saturday, 22 November 2014 3:59 PM

The seismic monitoring stations were built in response to the fatal earthquake in Iran in April, 2013, which caused significant tremors across the GCC

Etihad, flydubai named best airlines in the world
UAE»

Etihad, flydubai named best airlines in the world

Saturday, 22 November 2014 3:38 PM

UAE carriers stole the show at the CAPA aviation awards, but the region's airports were snubbed

Qatar's Al Baker 'doesn't care' about smaller GCC airlines
Qatar»

Qatar's Al Baker 'doesn't care' about smaller GCC airlines

Saturday, 22 November 2014 3:21 PM

Airline boss also says he is open to privatising Qatar Airways when its rapid growth stabilises


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