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French jets first to strike suspected IS target in Iraq
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French jets first to strike suspected IS target in Iraq

Friday, 19 September 2014 6:23 PM

Air strike is the first in US-led military campaign against militants in Iraq and Syria

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed meets UN refugee chief
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Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed meets UN refugee chief

Thursday, 18 September 2014 2:04 PM

Prince Alwaleed and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres discussed the World Humanitarian Forum to be held in Turkey

US House votes to arm Syrian rebels
Politics & Economics»

US House votes to arm Syrian rebels

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:17 PM

Questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat ISIL militants.

Basketball's world body allows religious head coverings
Culture & Society»

Basketball's world body allows religious head coverings

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:05 PM

Muslims and Sikhs will be allowed to wear the hijab and turban during a two-year trial

Cavalli UAE partner to unveil first hotel, 3 new clubs as part of long-term IPO plans
Travel & Hospitality»

Cavalli UAE partner to unveil first hotel, 3 new clubs as part of long-term IPO plans

Thursday, 18 September 2014 11:18 AM

Pragma Group to open first branded hotel in Dubai, with clubs in Moscow, Morocco and Sao Paolo, ahead of plans for a listing within 3 years

Marriott encourages guests to tip housekeepers
Travel & Hospitality»

Marriott encourages guests to tip housekeepers

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 1:14 PM

Hotel operator is placing envelopes in more than 160,000 guest rooms to encourage tipping

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Apple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit record 4m on first day
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Apple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit record 4m on first day

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 12:03 PM

Demand is double that for the iPhone 5 two years ago

UAE bank at centre of attempt to freeze Turkish family's assets
Culture & Society»

UAE bank at centre of attempt to freeze Turkish family's assets

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 11:03 AM

An attorney for a Motorola subsidiary asked New York's top state court to take action against account held by Standard Chartered

Qatar regulates charities after concern over ISIL funding
Politics & Economics»

Qatar regulates charities after concern over ISIL funding

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:09 AM

Gulf state's emir issues new law amid growing concern in the West about funding of militants in Syria and Iraq

Arabs lead at the Hult Prize annual event
StartUp»

Arabs lead at the Hult Prize annual event

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 3:55 PM

UAE-based mentors and entrepreneurs are recognised in New York City for their influence across the MENA region.

Raytheon begins production of laser guided rocket for the UAE
Technology»

Raytheon begins production of laser guided rocket for the UAE

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 3:04 PM

US-based defence firm says it has reached 'significant milestone' in $117m contract with UAE Armed Forces

Bahrain's Investcorp inks deal for $250m US property assets
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Investcorp inks deal for $250m US property assets

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 1:09 PM

Investment company says it has acquired properties in North Carolina, Washington and Florida

Introducing the Strati: The world’s first 3D printed car
Gadgets»

Introducing the Strati: The world’s first 3D printed car

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 11:19 AM

The electric two-seater will be sold for $18,000 to $30,000

Revealed: Who’s who in the US-led coalition against ISIL
Politics & Economics»

Revealed: Who’s who in the US-led coalition against ISIL

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 10:48 AM

Most have been vague about any specific role they might play

Bank of America to move frontier markets research head to Dubai
Banking & Finance»

Bank of America to move frontier markets research head to Dubai

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 10:41 AM

US lender joins other international finance firms in strengthening their presence in the Gulf


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