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Abu Dhabi's Aldar Properties Q2 net profit rises 18%
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Abu Dhabi's Aldar Properties Q2 net profit rises 18%

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 10:35 AM

Profit boost by developer behind the emirate's F1 track was despite revenue for Q2 dropping by nearly a half

Dubai's Meydan launches world's tallest residential tower, world's longest indoor ski slope
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Dubai's Meydan launches world's tallest residential tower, world's longest indoor ski slope

Tuesday, 4 August 2015 9:27 AM

Meydan One will be a new 3,671,000 sqm leisure, residential and hospitality destination, which will also include the world's largest dancing fountains, a mall with a retractable roof, a 4km canal, a 300m beach, a water park and a 100 berth marina.

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Emirates REIT inks $56.7m deal for Dubai school
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Emirates REIT inks $56.7m deal for Dubai school

Monday, 3 August 2015 2:06 PM

Listed real estate investment trust will fund development of school in Damac's Akoya project in Dubai

Dubai's Depa says $195m fit-out deals secured in H1
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Dubai's Depa says $195m fit-out deals secured in H1

Sunday, 2 August 2015 7:52 PM

Burj Khalifa fit-out firm says new contracts include Madinat Jumeirah extension and Dubai Opera

Ten new pedestrian bridges to be built in Dubai
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Ten new pedestrian bridges to be built in Dubai

Sunday, 2 August 2015 7:06 PM

The new bridges will bring the total to 120 by 2017, the RTA said

Long-delayed $650m Villamar project to be finished in 2017
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Long-delayed $650m Villamar project to be finished in 2017

Sunday, 2 August 2015 9:46 AM

Developer secures restructuring agreement to restart work on Bahraini residential development, 11 years after launch

Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash
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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

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

Emaar awards $229m construction deal for Dubai's The Hills
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Emaar awards $229m construction deal for Dubai's The Hills

Friday, 31 July 2015 1:18 AM

Developer says it has hired Al Ghandi and Consolidated Contractors International for residential project

Union Properties says work starts on Green Community phase 3
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Union Properties says work starts on Green Community phase 3

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 3:27 PM

Dubai developer says third phase of project will feature 226 homes plus retail space; set for mid-2017 completion

Dubai's DWC floats tender for staff village after 5-year delay
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Dubai's DWC floats tender for staff village after 5-year delay

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 2:12 PM

Source says main construction tender for staff village at Logistics City project has been floated

Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery
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Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 4:09 PM

State-run Kuwait National Petroleum Co commissions consortium to build refinery project

Hundreds of labourers caught working during Saudi summer ban
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Hundreds of labourers caught working during Saudi summer ban

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Employers of 250 construction workers to face penalties as workers are found working during the middle of the day

DP World starts work on $1.6bn Jebel Ali port upgrade
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DP World starts work on $1.6bn Jebel Ali port upgrade

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem says Terminal 4 will deliver new capacity to meet rising demand

US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal
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US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Former Dubai executive of Louis Berger Int'l also pleads guilty to conspiracy relating to bribery violations


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