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Power cut plunges Dubai Mall into darkness
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Power cut plunges Dubai Mall into darkness

Monday, 24 April 2017 8:04 PM

Giant shopping centre without power for nearly two hours; management apologise for inconvenience

Abu Dhabi Int'l sees over 6m passengers in Q1, up 1.8%
Transport»

Abu Dhabi Int'l sees over 6m passengers in Q1, up 1.8%

Monday, 24 April 2017 7:17 PM

London, Bangkok, Bombay, Doha, and Jeddah named as most popular destinations in first three months of 2017

Dubai's DAE signs deal to buy aircraft leasing firm
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's DAE signs deal to buy aircraft leasing firm

Monday, 24 April 2017 5:37 PM

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise says combined company will be worth $14bn after deal to buy AWAS

Emirati jailed for 10 years for joining terror group
Culture & Society»

Emirati jailed for 10 years for joining terror group

Monday, 24 April 2017 5:20 PM

State Security Chamber of the Federal Supreme Court hands down sentence to 21-year-old

Dubai's Nakheel starts work on Ibn Battuta Mall hotel
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Dubai's Nakheel starts work on Ibn Battuta Mall hotel

Monday, 24 April 2017 4:45 PM

Set for delivery in 2019, the AVANI is the second Nakheel hotel planned for Ibn Battuta Mall

Chinese, Russian visitor growth boosts Dubai tourism in Q1
Travel & Hospitality»

Chinese, Russian visitor growth boosts Dubai tourism in Q1

Monday, 24 April 2017 3:53 PM

Emirate reports 11% increase in overnight visitation in the first three months of the year; India remains top source market

UAE's Etihad hires new chief for equity investment strategy
Transport»

UAE's Etihad hires new chief for equity investment strategy

Monday, 24 April 2017 3:26 PM

Robin Kamark will take up new role in October to develop minority stakes in seven carriers worldwide

Dubai's Emaar announces six new projects
Construction»

Dubai's Emaar announces six new projects

Monday, 24 April 2017 3:00 PM

New hotels and residences include the Dubai developer's first property in Abu Dhabi

Oman said to follow Abu Dhabi with SWF merger plan
Banking & Finance»

Oman said to follow Abu Dhabi with SWF merger plan

Monday, 24 April 2017 2:47 PM

Sources say sultanate is considering a merger of its two main sovereign wealth funds amid a slump in oil prices

Qatar Airways eyes launch of 26 new destinations in a year
Transport»

Qatar Airways eyes launch of 26 new destinations in a year

Monday, 24 April 2017 2:42 PM

Airline CEO Akbar Al Baker says network expansion will be a record for any carrier in the world

SriLankan Airlines plans to add more flights to Gulf
Transport»

SriLankan Airlines plans to add more flights to Gulf

Monday, 24 April 2017 2:01 PM

Airline says it is seeking to use oneworld alliance to increase traffic to and from the region

Malaysia reaches debt deal to pay $1.2bn to Abu Dhabi
Banking & Finance»

Malaysia reaches debt deal to pay $1.2bn to Abu Dhabi

Monday, 24 April 2017 1:54 PM

Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund International Petroleum Investment Co confirms settlement agreement

Qatar Airways chief accuses US carriers of 'bullying'
Transport»

Qatar Airways chief accuses US carriers of 'bullying'

Monday, 24 April 2017 1:54 PM

Doha carrier's CEO also announces plan to add San Francisco to its network of US destinations

First women-only run hotel to be launched in Dubai
Travel & Hospitality»

First women-only run hotel to be launched in Dubai

Monday, 24 April 2017 1:54 PM

UAE-based Time Hotels says to open property in Barsha district by the end of this year

Emirates keen to restore US flights 'sooner rather than later'
Transport»

Emirates keen to restore US flights 'sooner rather than later'

Monday, 24 April 2017 1:54 PM

President Sir Tim Clark also says last quarter has hit profits but airline will remain profitable this year


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