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New Land Rover model undergoes UAE heat testing
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New Land Rover model undergoes UAE heat testing

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

Vigorous testing in extreme desert heat takes place ahead of Sept 3 launch of new Discovery Sport

US approves $2bn deal to supply Saudi military upgrade
Politics & Economics»

US approves $2bn deal to supply Saudi military upgrade

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of AWACS early warning systems

Saudi's CPC completes $180m deal for Egyptian glass firm
Banking & Finance»

Saudi's CPC completes $180m deal for Egyptian glass firm

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

Construction Products Holding Co says it has sealed agreement to acquire 100% control of Sphinx Glass

Over 4,300 expats join Oman's workforce in June
Politics & Economics»

Over 4,300 expats join Oman's workforce in June

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

Official statistics show that expat workers total more than 1.5m with 1.25m of them in private sector

CEO of Bahrain's Gulf Air hails 'remarkable growth' in H1
Transport»

CEO of Bahrain's Gulf Air hails 'remarkable growth' in H1

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

Maher bin Salman bin Jabur Al-Massallam admits he still can't says when airline will return to profitability

Emirates inks deal to develop relationship with Nigeria's Arik Air
Transport»

Emirates inks deal to develop relationship with Nigeria's Arik Air

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

New agreement will explore potential of codeshare arrangements with West African airline

Major Dubai hospital expansion to be completed in July 2015
Healthcare»

Major Dubai hospital expansion to be completed in July 2015

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:21 AM

Dubai Health Authority reveals opening date for $43.8m expansion of Rashid Hospital's Trauma and Emergency Centre

Dubai ruler plans to build new 16-bed mansion on Scottish estate
GCC»

Dubai ruler plans to build new 16-bed mansion on Scottish estate

Saturday, 30 August 2014 2:03 AM

Sheikh Mohammed seeks planning permission for new addition to his 63,000-acre Inverinate Estate in Wester Ross

Oman's population forecast to grow by 2.4m by 2040
Culture & Society»

Oman's population forecast to grow by 2.4m by 2040

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

New report by National Centre for Statistics and Information says average age of Omanis will be 27 in 2040

flydubai says to add three new routes to East Africa
Transport»

flydubai says to add three new routes to East Africa

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

Dubai's low-cost carrier to launch flights to cities in Burundi, Uganda and Rwanda in September

Dubai's du says to expand plans for 4G coverage
Technology»

Dubai's du says to expand plans for 4G coverage

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

Telco says it is increasing coverage of next-generation network by 25% to cope with rising demand

Nakheel announces plan for new Palm Jumeirah project
Construction»

Nakheel announces plan for new Palm Jumeirah project

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

Dubai developer awards construction contract to build 130 apartment for rent on iconic manmade island

Saudi Arabia seeks talks on hiring of Sri Lankan maids
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia seeks talks on hiring of Sri Lankan maids

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

Saudi officials visit island nation for discussions in bid to overcome 'difficulties' related to recruitment of domestic workers

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Bahrain denies inviting back US official after diplomatic spat
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain denies inviting back US official after diplomatic spat

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

Senior Bahrain official refutes US claim that Tom Malinowski can return just weeks after being ordered to leave kingdom

Australia's igot launches first bitcoin exchange in UAE
Banking & Finance»

Australia's igot launches first bitcoin exchange in UAE

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:28 AM

Company says it has secured local banking partners for plan to launch digital currency in Gulf state


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