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Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law
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Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:35 AM

Human Rights Watch applauds move by Gulf state to adopt new law giving domestic workers enforceable labour rights

Money transfer firm signs deal to rename Dubai Metro station
Transport»

Money transfer firm signs deal to rename Dubai Metro station

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:35 AM

UAE Exchange, owned by billionaire Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty, is the latest to join metro naming rights campaign

GCC employers says education to blame for skills shortage
Education»

GCC employers says education to blame for skills shortage

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:35 AM

New EY survey says region's education system is failing to equip students for private sector work

Germany's Hochtief JV wins $1.45bn Saudi airport deal
Construction»

Germany's Hochtief JV wins $1.45bn Saudi airport deal

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:34 AM

Joint venture led by Hochtief will upgrade and expand King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh

UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants
Sport»

UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:34 AM

Restrictions eased on big-spending Manchester City and Paris St Germain as part of its break-even financial fair play rules

Saudi policeman killed during Taif arrest raid
Culture & Society»

Saudi policeman killed during Taif arrest raid

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:34 AM

Cop dies during exchange of fire; suspects detained and ISIL flags seized

Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing
Culture & Society»

Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing

Friday, 3 July 2015 5:56 PM

Hundreds pray for unity, vowing to block any attempt to stir sectarian division a week after ISIL attack

Trade at Dubai free zones said to reach $140bn this year
Politics & Economics»

Trade at Dubai free zones said to reach $140bn this year

Friday, 3 July 2015 9:11 AM

Business sources say value of trade set to increase by 5-7% in 2015 compared to previous year

New $62m RAK shopping mall set to be completed in Q3 2016
Construction»

New $62m RAK shopping mall set to be completed in Q3 2016

Friday, 3 July 2015 9:10 AM

Expansion work at Manar Mall in Ras Al Khaimah will see the net leasable area at the mall rise from 30,000 to 60,000 sq m

Oil prices forecast to rise over next two years on demand growth
Energy»

Oil prices forecast to rise over next two years on demand growth

Friday, 3 July 2015 9:10 AM

Reuters poll of 31 analysts predicts that prices will remain stable to average $62 for remainder of 2015

UAE's Yahsat launches broadband services in Pakistan
Technology»

UAE's Yahsat launches broadband services in Pakistan

Friday, 3 July 2015 9:10 AM

Tech firm says customers across Pakistan will now be able to connect to satellite broadband to avoid congested networks

Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network
Transport»

Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network

Friday, 3 July 2015 9:10 AM

Doha carrier to add flights to Dubai, Jeddah, Peshawar, Kuala Lumpur, Belgrade, Sofia, Asmara, Djibouti, Najaf, Luxor, Salalah and Zanzibar

MidEast carriers see 18% cargo demand growth in May
Transport»

MidEast carriers see 18% cargo demand growth in May

Friday, 3 July 2015 9:10 AM

New IATA data shows region far outperformed any other in the world on back of increased trade

US, Euro currency moves pose challenge to Dubai hotel profits
Travel & Hospitality»

US, Euro currency moves pose challenge to Dubai hotel profits

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:57 AM

New report shows average room rates slump by over 10% in May, RevPAR falls by 8.7%

Dubai's Nshama awards contracts for Town Square mega project
Construction»

Dubai's Nshama awards contracts for Town Square mega project

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:32 AM

Developer hires construction firms to build Zahra apartments and townhouses and Safi apartments


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