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Global aviation boss Tony Tyler to retire
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Global aviation boss Tony Tyler to retire

Monday, 31 August 2015 1:50 PM

Head of the International Air Transport Association, which represents majority of airlines including the big three Gulf carriers, will step down in June

Saudi family 'beaten up at Istanbul airport'
Culture & Society»

Saudi family 'beaten up at Istanbul airport'

Monday, 31 August 2015 1:50 PM

Woman and teenage sons were reportedly standing in a disabled area at time of attack

EU to meet to discuss migrant crisis on Sept 14
Politics & Economics»

EU to meet to discuss migrant crisis on Sept 14

Monday, 31 August 2015 1:49 PM

European Union ministers have been called to an extraordinary meeting to discuss huge surge in irregular immigration

Hotel safe thieves pose as tourists from the Gulf
Culture & Society»

Hotel safe thieves pose as tourists from the Gulf

Monday, 31 August 2015 11:50 AM

Thieves used a hammer and chisel to remove the safes from rooms, smuggle them out in suitcases

Spanish retailer ousts rebel shareholder who objected to $1bn Qatari deal
Retail»

Spanish retailer ousts rebel shareholder who objected to $1bn Qatari deal

Monday, 31 August 2015 9:44 AM

El Corte Ingles minority shareholder Corporacion Ceslar has been in a row over former Qatari prime minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jaber Al Thani's purchase of a 10% stake

British Airways denies threat to cancel Kuwait flights over security
Transport»

British Airways denies threat to cancel Kuwait flights over security

Sunday, 30 August 2015 11:51 AM

Dubai-based news outlet incorrectly claims the airline feared lax security in Kuwait

French journalists probed on suspicion of blackmailing Moroccan king
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French journalists probed on suspicion of blackmailing Moroccan king

Sunday, 30 August 2015 10:38 AM

Reporters allegedly asked for $3.4m or they would publish a critical book about King Mohammed

Dubai's flydubai says to launch Astana flights in October
Transport»

Dubai's flydubai says to launch Astana flights in October

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:04 AM

Low-cost carrier will operate four flights a week to capital of Kazakhstan from October 26

Dubai's first Dukes branded hospitality project 80% sold
Property»

Dubai's first Dukes branded hospitality project 80% sold

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:04 AM

Developer Seven Tides says plans to open property under British brand on Palm Jumeirah has been met with strong investor demand

Mediterranean refugee and migrant numbers pass 300,000 in 2015
Culture & Society»

Mediterranean refugee and migrant numbers pass 300,000 in 2015

Friday, 28 August 2015 2:08 PM

More than 2,500 people have died making the crossing this year, says UN refugee agency UNHCR

Alitalia 'revitalised' after Etihad investment, says Hogan
Banking & Finance»

Alitalia 'revitalised' after Etihad investment, says Hogan

Friday, 28 August 2015 9:03 AM

Abu Dhabi airline chief confirms plan for Italy's national carrier to break-even in 2016 and see profits in 2017

UK's Carillion says cheap oil could hamper Gulf expansion plans
Construction»

UK's Carillion says cheap oil could hamper Gulf expansion plans

Friday, 28 August 2015 1:09 AM

Construction firm says it is watching Oman 'with interest' as it has more exposure to oil price than other MidEast nations

Dubai ruler plans helipads at remote Scottish estate
Construction»

Dubai ruler plans helipads at remote Scottish estate

Friday, 28 August 2015 1:09 AM

Sheikh Mohammed files planning application to build four helicopter landing sites at Inverinate Estate

Exclusive: Former Leeds Utd boss sentenced to 2 years in jail by Dubai court
Banking & Finance»

Exclusive: Former Leeds Utd boss sentenced to 2 years in jail by Dubai court

Thursday, 27 August 2015 1:07 PM

British executive David Haigh, who has been behind bars since May 2014, plans to appeal the sentence after being convicted of “breach of trust” by a criminal court.

Rescuers save 3,000 migrants in Mediterranean, 55 dead
Politics & Economics»

Rescuers save 3,000 migrants in Mediterranean, 55 dead

Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:13 PM

Tens of thousands of people, mainly from Africa and the Middle East, have put to sea this year in the hope of reaching Europe


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