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UAE expat faces trial over Facebook post criticising employer
Culture & Society»

UAE expat faces trial over Facebook post criticising employer

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 1:42 PM

US national faces fine of up to $50,000 and five years in jail for violating UAE cyber laws

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South Korea to build nuclear reactors for Saudi Arabia
Energy»

South Korea to build nuclear reactors for Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 1:42 PM

Memorandum of understanding could be worth $2bn; plan to build at least two reactors in Gulf kingdom

Kuwait motorists complain cars are impounded ‘unnecessarily’
Culture & Society»

Kuwait motorists complain cars are impounded ‘unnecessarily’

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 1:40 PM

More than 2,000 vehicles impounded each week, forcing owners to pay large sums of money to get them back

Egypt plans new pyramid skyscraper
Construction»

Egypt plans new pyramid skyscraper

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 1:40 PM

The 200-metre high-rise is designed to resemble the ancient pyramids; set to be part of the Sheikh Zayed City project

Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro
Transport»

Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 1:02 PM

Consortium of five technology firms to supply systems needed to run driverless metro network

Kuwait loses $168.5m in court cases
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait loses $168.5m in court cases

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:53 PM

270 cases were filed against government departments in one year

Dubai to build $1bn DIFC development
Construction»

Dubai to build $1bn DIFC development

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:45 PM

ICD Brookfield Place will comprise a 50-storey office tower, hotel and retail outlets

Expat arrested for ‘offensive’ Saudi temple snaps
Culture & Society»

Expat arrested for ‘offensive’ Saudi temple snaps

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:38 PM

Indian man allegedly posted photos of Kaaba being replaced by a Hinduism temple on Facebook

US military's Mosul briefing inaccurate, misguided, Carter says
Politics & Economics»

US military's Mosul briefing inaccurate, misguided, Carter says

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:32 PM

Briefing predicted a Mosul offensive likely to start in April or May, involving 20,000 to 25,000 Iraqi and Kurdish forces

$22bn of Bahraini projects in pipeline, gov’t announces
Politics & Economics»

$22bn of Bahraini projects in pipeline, gov’t announces

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 12:27 PM

Authorities did not disclose details of what the projects were or when detailed plans would be submitted

Saudi's Mobily says can meet all debts after earnings debacle
Markets»

Saudi's Mobily says can meet all debts after earnings debacle

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:44 AM

Saudi Arabia regulator to resume trade in Mobily shares on Thursday

DubaiEscorts.com web domain sells for $46,000
Technology»

DubaiEscorts.com web domain sells for $46,000

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:42 AM

Shisha.com sold for $190,000 earlier this year, to a buyer registered in Florida

Dubai Police identify apartment where Torch tower fire started
Culture & Society»

Dubai Police identify apartment where Torch tower fire started

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:42 AM

British national questioned by officials, but was not arrested

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Dubai Chamber to host Young Entrepreneur Awards
StartUp»

Dubai Chamber to host Young Entrepreneur Awards

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:10 AM

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry brings an award supported by Prince Charles to celebrate entrepreneurial success of young people to Dubai for the first time.

Hadafi programme awards UAE’s female entrepreneurs
StartUp»

Hadafi programme awards UAE’s female entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:10 AM

Dubai entrepreneurs were declared as the winners of the latest Hadafi Women’s Entrepreneurship Programme.


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The Big Debate: Can Gulf governments reduce their dependency on expats?

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