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Dubai's Emirates prepares for holiday rush this weekend
Transport»

Dubai's Emirates prepares for holiday rush this weekend

Thursday, 23 March 2017 4:13 PM

Dubai-based airline says it expects more than 89,000 passengers to pass through DXB T3 this weekend

Saudi Arabia executes two drug traffickers
Culture & Society»

Saudi Arabia executes two drug traffickers

Thursday, 23 March 2017 3:57 PM

Latest death penalties bring the number of prisoners killed in the kingdom to 20 so far this year

UK asked for extra security measures at DXB
Transport»

UK asked for extra security measures at DXB

Thursday, 23 March 2017 3:00 PM

Dubai Airports chief also says US electronics ban comes at worst possible time as popular 'spring break' looms

Nakheel awards construction deal for new Dubai hotel
Construction»

Nakheel awards construction deal for new Dubai hotel

Thursday, 23 March 2017 2:51 PM

Developer makes announcement over plans for second hotel at the Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai

Abu Dhabi's Waha Capital in talks on first Saudi investments
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's Waha Capital in talks on first Saudi investments

Thursday, 23 March 2017 2:39 PM

Investment firm says has 'expertise and fire power' to enter the Saudi market

Somali president says DP World may develop local port
Transport»

Somali president says DP World may develop local port

Thursday, 23 March 2017 2:28 PM

Abdiweli Mohamed Ali says gov't of Puntland may award concession to Dubai-based port operator

Bahrain releases award winning photographer
Media»

Bahrain releases award winning photographer

Thursday, 23 March 2017 2:28 PM

Mohammed Al-Shaikh was held for more than 24 hours over his work for AFP, according to his family

Saudi Arabia halts Brazilian beef and poultry imports
Retail»

Saudi Arabia halts Brazilian beef and poultry imports

Thursday, 23 March 2017 2:05 PM

Gulf kingdom takes action over concerns about food safety amid bribery accusatioins

What the Gulf's rich list really think about region's economy
Banking & Finance»

What the Gulf's rich list really think about region's economy

Thursday, 23 March 2017 2:05 PM

New survey of GCC high net worth individuals reveal investment plans over next 3-5 years

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed meets his newest grandchild
Culture & Society»

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed meets his newest grandchild

Thursday, 23 March 2017 2:04 PM

Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has given birth to a boy named Rashid Bin Mansoor

Dubai Duty Free expects big sales hit from electronics ban
Retail»

Dubai Duty Free expects big sales hit from electronics ban

Thursday, 23 March 2017 2:04 PM

Airport retailer estimates it will lose aboout $2m in sales this year amid electronics ban on US flights

Abu Dhabi's Memorial Park celebrates the sacrifice soldiers made serving UAE
Arts»

Abu Dhabi's Memorial Park celebrates the sacrifice soldiers made serving UAE

Thursday, 23 March 2017 11:58 AM

"The idea was to create a park for reflection on both loss and remembrance, a spiritual place that conveyed unity and support"

Etihad graduates its 2,000th flying nanny
Transport»

Etihad graduates its 2,000th flying nanny

Thursday, 23 March 2017 11:18 AM

The training programme provides cabin crew with the skills to support families

Yemen's Qaeda arm losing strength abroad, says KSA
Politics & Economics»

Yemen's Qaeda arm losing strength abroad, says KSA

Thursday, 23 March 2017 9:27 AM

"Qaeda ... has not been involved in any real kind of terrorism-related incident in Saudi Arabia for three years"

Iranian navy endangering Gulf waters: US commanders
Politics & Economics»

Iranian navy endangering Gulf waters: US commanders

Thursday, 23 March 2017 8:46 AM

"What I don't like about that is they [Iranian boats] were in the middle of international transit waters"


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