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Expats need to count the hidden costs of living in UAE – report
Culture & Society»

Expats need to count the hidden costs of living in UAE – report

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:37 PM

Economist report says expats should not assume they are going to pocket the difference of the UAE's tax break

Etihad and Alitalia sign major codeshare agreement
Transport»

Etihad and Alitalia sign major codeshare agreement

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:36 PM

Alitalia to triple service frequency between Italy and Abu Dhabi in March 2015

Saudi students in the US soars 22%
Education»

Saudi students in the US soars 22%

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:36 PM

At nearly 54,000, the kingdom is the fourth highest exporter of students to the US

Marriott mulls plans for Protea in the Middle East
Travel & Hospitality»

Marriott mulls plans for Protea in the Middle East

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:35 PM

First Protea branded property slated for Dubai or Egypt

Egypt says pardon for Al Jazeera journalists
Media»

Egypt says pardon for Al Jazeera journalists "being discussed"

Thursday, 20 November 2014 8:02 PM

President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has previously refused to intervene in the case

UAE official says groups may appeal against inclusion on terror list
Politics & Economics»

UAE official says groups may appeal against inclusion on terror list

Thursday, 20 November 2014 7:58 PM

US State Department said it was seeking more information on why some American organisations were included

Abu Dhabi signs new multi-year F1 contract extension
Sport»

Abu Dhabi signs new multi-year F1 contract extension

Thursday, 20 November 2014 4:16 PM

Current agreement for the Yas Marina Circuit was due to expire after the 2016 race

New York’s nightclub Provocateur announces opening in Dubai
Travel»

New York’s nightclub Provocateur announces opening in Dubai

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:46 PM

Provocateur is comprised of two nightlife settings, the Café and the nightclub

Top 10 tips to stay safe under the winter sun
Wellness»

Top 10 tips to stay safe under the winter sun

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:35 PM

As we’re out and about, we might forget about sun protection after the heat of the GCC summer has subsided

Apple loses $24m patent lawsuit to pager firm
Gadgets»

Apple loses $24m patent lawsuit to pager firm

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:22 PM

Texas court rules that Apple must pay out for infringing six, decades-old patents held by pager and telco firm, MTel

Kuwait Petroleum Corp unit signs $1 bln loan
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait Petroleum Corp unit signs $1 bln loan

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:20 PM

Kufpec is responsible for exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas outside Kuwait

Second Frenchman identified on ISIL beheading video
Politics & Economics»

Second Frenchman identified on ISIL beheading video

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:19 PM

The state prosecutor said that a 22-year-old man from a town east of Paris who converted to Islam and left for Syria in August 2013 had been identified

F1 countdown: Yas Marina Circuit in numbers
Sport»

F1 countdown: Yas Marina Circuit in numbers

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:16 PM

Preparation includes transporting 750 tonnes of F1 gear, applying 8,550 litres of paint to the track and serving 42,000 meals

Zaha Hadid designs diamond-studded golden cuff
Style»

Zaha Hadid designs diamond-studded golden cuff

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:11 PM

Only 12 of the cuffs by the Iraqi-British designer have been made and come studded with 1,048 diamonds

Volatile oil prices will not affect Qatar wealth fund strategy - CEO
Banking & Finance»

Volatile oil prices will not affect Qatar wealth fund strategy - CEO

Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:04 PM

QIA, one of the top investors globally, has an estimated $170bn worth of assets


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