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'There is no substitute for GCC unity', says UAE minister
Politics & Economics»

'There is no substitute for GCC unity', says UAE minister

Monday, 29 May 2017 11:05 AM

UAE stands with Saudi Arabia as our destiny is connected, says Anwar Gargash

Giant letters using Dubai Font decorate city
Culture & Society»

Giant letters using Dubai Font decorate city

Monday, 29 May 2017 10:51 AM

Characters from 23 languages illustrate harmony

Dubai-born driver Jones finishes third in Indianapolis 500
Sport»

Dubai-born driver Jones finishes third in Indianapolis 500

Monday, 29 May 2017 10:48 AM

Former F1 driver Takuma Sato wins the iconic race, after former champ

Zain's anti-jihadist Ramadan advert goes viral
Media»

Zain's anti-jihadist Ramadan advert goes viral

Monday, 29 May 2017 10:25 AM

Advert by Kuwait-based telco features Emirati pop star Hussain al-Jassmi

Saudi foreign assets fall to new record low
Politics & Economics»

Saudi foreign assets fall to new record low

Monday, 29 May 2017 10:24 AM

Drawing down and increased borrowing saw total foreign assets fall below $500bn for the first time since 2011.

What does the UAE law say about eating in public during Ramadan
Culture & Society»

What does the UAE law say about eating in public during Ramadan

Monday, 29 May 2017 10:24 AM

The country’s penal code does not specifically address the issue of non-Muslims drinking in the Holy Month

E-commerce sales rise 51% in Ramadan – study
Retail»

E-commerce sales rise 51% in Ramadan – study

Monday, 29 May 2017 9:21 AM

Criteo data says internet shopping, travel bookings soared during last year’s Holy Month

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Burj Khalifa named among the world's best landmarks
Travel & Hospitality»

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Burj Khalifa named among the world's best landmarks

Monday, 29 May 2017 9:21 AM

Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi named second best once again

US considers extending laptop ban to all international flights
Transport»

US considers extending laptop ban to all international flights

Sunday, 28 May 2017 6:30 PM

Homeland Security has banned electronic devices larger than a smartphone from the cabins of flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa

DAFZA's sales revenue rises 7% in Q1 2017
Transport»

DAFZA's sales revenue rises 7% in Q1 2017

Sunday, 28 May 2017 5:37 PM

Authority holds roadshows in South Korea, India, Germany and Italy

Saudi insurer MedGulf weighing sale of business - sources
Healthcare»

Saudi insurer MedGulf weighing sale of business - sources

Sunday, 28 May 2017 5:36 PM

MedGulf shares have fallen 41 percent this year, giving the Riyadh-based insurer a market value of about $425 million

Dubai's Aster DM Healthcare considers London for IPO
Healthcare»

Dubai's Aster DM Healthcare considers London for IPO

Sunday, 28 May 2017 5:32 PM

Company aims to sell 10 percent of shares by October 2018, with a listing either in Mumbai or London

Alitalia strike grounds 200 flights
Transport»

Alitalia strike grounds 200 flights

Sunday, 28 May 2017 4:51 PM

Italian government is looking for a bidder for  the company, in which UAE carrier Etihad Airways has a 49 percent stake

Golf's 'Race to Dubai' extended until 2020
Sport»

Golf's 'Race to Dubai' extended until 2020

Sunday, 28 May 2017 4:44 PM

Jumeirah Golf Estates will remain the host venue of the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, until 2020

Rolls-Royce reveals its 'most bespoke' car ever made
Cars & Boats»

Rolls-Royce reveals its 'most bespoke' car ever made

Sunday, 28 May 2017 4:05 PM

The one of a kind ‘Sweptail’ is inspired by 1920s Rolls-Royce models


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    Revealed: huge disparity in Dubai school fees

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    How Saudi Arabia blundered into OPEC oil cut

    Well written piece. Clearly the pressure on OPEC countries holding to their quotas will become even harder. Nigeria etc. are desperate to pump & sell a... more

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