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Abu Dhabi Airport hits 2m in a month for the first time
UAE»

Abu Dhabi Airport hits 2m in a month for the first time

Saturday, 1 August 2015 4:16 PM

The milestone - reached on Friday night - 'signals a new era in the airport's journey'

Novo Cinemas opens first IMAX in Bahrain
Bahrain»

Novo Cinemas opens first IMAX in Bahrain

Saturday, 1 August 2015 3:40 PM

The 7-screen multiplex has seating for 1300 people

OPEC oil output hits new high in market share push - survey
GCC»

OPEC oil output hits new high in market share push - survey

Saturday, 1 August 2015 3:05 PM

OPEC oil output reached the highest monthly level in recent history in July, according to Reuters survey

Kuwait's Zain Sudan says spending $200m on mobile network expansion
Kuwait»

Kuwait's Zain Sudan says spending $200m on mobile network expansion

Saturday, 1 August 2015 2:57 PM
Two Iranian oil companies removed from EU sanctions list
Europe»

Two Iranian oil companies removed from EU sanctions list

Saturday, 1 August 2015 2:51 PM
Middle East»

Iraq's southern oil exports hit record

Saturday, 1 August 2015 2:31 PM

Iraq's southern oil exports rose in July to a record average of 3.064 million barrels per day

Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash
Saudi Arabia»

Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash

Saturday, 1 August 2015 2:24 PM

Saudi Arabia says the dead are four members of Osama bin Laden's family, a prominent clan in the kingdom, in condolence message on Twitter

Qatar Airways submits report to US gov't to refute subsidies claim
Transport»

Qatar Airways submits report to US gov't to refute subsidies claim

Friday, 31 July 2015 1:58 PM

Doha carrier says it is concerned that Big 3 US airlines are trying to 'change the rules of the game'

Saudi royal invests in private jets smartphone app
Banking & Finance»

Saudi royal invests in private jets smartphone app

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdullaziz Al Saud backs JetSmarter which aims to make private jets more accessible to travellers

GFH Capital to buy 80% stake in Dubai private school
Banking & Finance»

GFH Capital to buy 80% stake in Dubai private school

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Invesment company says education sector is ripe for growth amid rising demand for world-class facilities

UAE's Yahsat inks partner deal to deliver Pakistan broadband
Technology»

UAE's Yahsat inks partner deal to deliver Pakistan broadband

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Abu Dhabi-based satellite operator signs service agreement with Clicksat, a unit of REDtone Pakistan

Dubai's Drake wins $59m education deal in Kuwait
Construction»

Dubai's Drake wins $59m education deal in Kuwait

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Kuwaiti unit of Drake & Scull Int'l secured contract on 'major education institution'; set for 2018 completion

Emirates says to launch second daily flight to Lisbon
Transport»

Emirates says to launch second daily flight to Lisbon

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Dubai-based airline to operate new service to Portuguese city from Jan1 in response to rising demand

Emiratis named toughest critics for online hotel reviews
Travel & Hospitality»

Emiratis named toughest critics for online hotel reviews

Friday, 31 July 2015 1:30 AM

Accommodation booking site Agoda.com says Emiratis score .32 points lower than any other nationality

Gulf tourist hotspots see occupancy rates slump in June
Travel & Hospitality»

Gulf tourist hotspots see occupancy rates slump in June

Friday, 31 July 2015 1:18 AM

Latest STR Global figures show Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar all suffer double-digit declines as Ramadan hits


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