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British PM vows to hunt down Kuwait-born 'Jihadi John'
Politics & Economics»

British PM vows to hunt down Kuwait-born 'Jihadi John'

Friday, 27 February 2015 6:06 PM

David Cameron says will use all means at his disposal to hunt down militants

Qatar's Al Wakrah Stadium begins to take shape
Construction»

Qatar's Al Wakrah Stadium begins to take shape

Friday, 27 February 2015 9:43 AM

First concrete has been laid above ground at 2022 FIFA World Cup venue which will hold 40,000 spectators

Dubai's Damac says Riyadh projects to be finished in 2016
Construction»

Dubai's Damac says Riyadh projects to be finished in 2016

Friday, 27 February 2015 9:43 AM

Developer announces topping out of Esclusiva Damac and Damac Tower by Paramount in Saudi capital

Visa says new online payments system to launch in UAE
Banking & Finance»

Visa says new online payments system to launch in UAE

Friday, 27 February 2015 9:43 AM

Electronic payments firm says Visa Checkout to be launched as part of global rollout

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Key components of Bahrain's Dragon City completed
Construction»

Key components of Bahrain's Dragon City completed

Friday, 27 February 2015 9:43 AM

Developer says main structural framework of Dragon Mall and Asian Dining Street is finished ahead of Sept launch

Etihad hires airberlin CFO to drive equity partner profits
Transport»

Etihad hires airberlin CFO to drive equity partner profits

Friday, 27 February 2015 9:43 AM

Ulf Huttmeyer will fill role of senior vice president finance equity partners from April 1

Kuwait's Alshaya inks deal to expand Saudi retail academy
Retail»

Kuwait's Alshaya inks deal to expand Saudi retail academy

Friday, 27 February 2015 9:43 AM

Academy to relocate to Princess Nora Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh; aims to raise number of Saudi women working in retail sector

US aviation giants split on Gulf carrier subsidy row
Politics & Economics»

US aviation giants split on Gulf carrier subsidy row

Friday, 27 February 2015 2:19 AM

A push by three US airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has exposed divisions over free trade

Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi
Transport»

Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi

Friday, 27 February 2015 1:54 AM

Solar-powered aircraft is scheduled to take off from UAE capital on first round-the-world flight in March

UAE spends $5bn on deals at Middle East arms expo
Politics & Economics»

UAE spends $5bn on deals at Middle East arms expo

Friday, 27 February 2015 1:54 AM

Rise in spending comes despite a declining oil price putting pressure on government spending across the Gulf

UAE regulator lets airlines resume Baghdad flights after shooting
Transport»

UAE regulator lets airlines resume Baghdad flights after shooting

Friday, 27 February 2015 1:54 AM

General Civil Aviation Authority gives approval for flights to restart after being reassured that shooting was an accident

Dubai rents set for 'significant' drop from 2016, says Asteco
Property»

Dubai rents set for 'significant' drop from 2016, says Asteco

Friday, 27 February 2015 1:54 AM

New report predicts softening in sales prices and rents from next year as new real estate projects reach the market

Louis Berger JV wins $79m Doha Metro deal
Transport»

Louis Berger JV wins $79m Doha Metro deal

Friday, 27 February 2015 1:53 AM

Consortiutm is hired to provide project management services for 16km section of transport system

Dubai Salik firm hired to improve Riyadh traffic systems
Transport»

Dubai Salik firm hired to improve Riyadh traffic systems

Friday, 27 February 2015 1:53 AM

TransCore is appointed to design and implement advanced traffic control systems in Saudi capital city

Dewan says $1bn Reem Mall designs are underway
Construction»

Dewan says $1bn Reem Mall designs are underway

Friday, 27 February 2015 1:53 AM

Architects announces they have started work on new Abu Dhabi mega shopping mall project


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