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Kuwaiti students held by NYPD after cookers mistaken for bombs
Culture & Society»

Kuwaiti students held by NYPD after cookers mistaken for bombs

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 3:14 PM

Hotel doorman reportedly alerts police after spotting two pressure cookers in the back of a car

Kuwait Airways jet forced to make emergency landing
Transport»

Kuwait Airways jet forced to make emergency landing

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 2:52 PM

Aircraft lands in Brussels while en route from Kuwait to London after faulty system warned of smoke in cargo hold

Do your homework
StartUp»

Do your homework

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 2:22 PM

Launching a business isn’t an overnight thing. Research is vital to success, so we offer a few ways to prepare yourself before taking the entrepreneurial plunge

7 ways to engage your online community
StartUp»

7 ways to engage your online community

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 2:22 PM

Fatima El Malki, Active PR’s social media manager, offers some simple tips to connect more effectively with your social media community

Bartering as a finance option
StartUp»

Bartering as a finance option

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 2:22 PM

Cash might be king, but there are other ways for start-ups to trade that don’t require you to have funds on tap. We look at bartering as a different possibility

How to overcome language barriers
StartUp»

How to overcome language barriers

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 2:21 PM

Language barriers can make it difficult to share your expectations, give feedback, or communicate effectively with your team. Tamara Pupic looks at how to overcome this problem.

Should I… Hire a CFO?
StartUp»

Should I… Hire a CFO?

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 2:09 PM

Does it make sense to hire a CFO for your business? We look at the pros and cons

UK's Atkins wins $135m Doha Metro design contract
Construction»

UK's Atkins wins $135m Doha Metro design contract

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 1:59 PM

Rail deal secured as company says its Middle East unit has performed strongly so far in 2014

Work starts on new Bahrain Embassy in Abu Dhabi
Construction»

Work starts on new Bahrain Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 1:35 PM

Building in Diplomatic Area of UAE capital city to be completed in November 2015 ahead of inauguration in 2016

Hilton to replace hotel room key with mobile phone
Travel & Hospitality»

Hilton to replace hotel room key with mobile phone

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 1:35 PM

Hotel group to begin rolling out technology to streamline check-in and check-out process

Bollywood star backs stalled $626m Dubai mixed-use project
Property»

Bollywood star backs stalled $626m Dubai mixed-use project

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 1:35 PM

Shah Rukh Khan endorses Royal Estates development in Dubai Investments Park which was first launched in 2008

Dubai prime property price growth almost halves in Q2
Property»

Dubai prime property price growth almost halves in Q2

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 1:35 PM

Annual price increases slump from 11.7% in Q1 to 6.3% three months later as mortgage cap, transfer fees hike kick in

Benefiting from the IPO window
IPO»

Benefiting from the IPO window

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:39 PM

With the Dubai stock market up 31% this year, it is evident that investor confidence in the MidEast is improving

Alwaleed-backed Twitter's user growth up 24% in Q2
Technology»

Alwaleed-backed Twitter's user growth up 24% in Q2

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:57 AM

Saudi billionaire invested in the social media site in 2011

New Dubailand college for 2,000 students set to open in 2015
Construction»

New Dubailand college for 2,000 students set to open in 2015

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:33 AM

The 1m sqft institution is a partnership between UAE's Goldline Group and UK-based school Ellesmere College


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