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Dubai's top hotel offers 'sheer bliss' package for 15th anniversary
Travel & Hospitality»

Dubai's top hotel offers 'sheer bliss' package for 15th anniversary

Friday, 29 August 2014 6:02 PM

Package that includes one night in Burj Al Arab luxury suite, Rolls-Royce pick-up, private butler, dinner and spa costs from $1,630

Japan's Lexus says MidEast sales up 20% in H1
Retail»

Japan's Lexus says MidEast sales up 20% in H1

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:04 AM

Car manufacturer says it sold total of 21,598 vehicles in the region in first six months of 2014

Riyadh's manufacturing sector shows solid annual growth to Q2
Property»

Riyadh's manufacturing sector shows solid annual growth to Q2

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:04 AM

New Colliers report say strong demand pushed up average sales price of industrial land in Saudi capital

Gulftainer says Sharjah terminal volumes up 14% in H1
Transport»

Gulftainer says Sharjah terminal volumes up 14% in H1

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:03 AM

Terminal operator says growth is driven in part by robust UAE-East Africa trade route

Etihad opens third customer contact centre in UAE
Transport»

Etihad opens third customer contact centre in UAE

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:03 AM

Abu Dhabi airline says it has created 140 new jobs with opening of final phase of Al Ain facility

Qatar Airways set to add more flights to Saudi holy city
Transport»

Qatar Airways set to add more flights to Saudi holy city

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:03 AM

Doha-based carrier says it will launch additional daily flight to Madinah from October 26

Dubai inks deal to host squash World Series event
Sport»

Dubai inks deal to host squash World Series event

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:03 AM

Professional Squash Association announces agreement to bring world elite players to the emirate in 2015

Saudi investment firm buys US office development
Banking & Finance»

Saudi investment firm buys US office development

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:02 AM

Alkhabeer Capital acquires Lake Pointe Centre III and IV in Indianapolis in deal with USAA Real Estate Co

Dubai TV shopping firm wins new investment for expansion
Banking & Finance»

Dubai TV shopping firm wins new investment for expansion

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:38 AM

Dubai-based Citruss TV announces investment by Valoris Capital; funds to be used to expand operations

New modern Arabic-English dictionary launched
Media»

New modern Arabic-English dictionary launched

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:38 AM

Oxford University Press announces launch of new dictionary which features more than 200,000 translations

Oman joins international treaty banning landmines
Politics & Economics»

Oman joins international treaty banning landmines

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:38 AM

Human Rights Watch applauds move by sultanate; says it hopes more MidEast countries will follow suit

Over 600,000 Saudis eligible for housing aid - ministry
GCC»

Over 600,000 Saudis eligible for housing aid - ministry

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:38 AM

New scheme designed to ease shortage of homes which has depressed living standards in kingdom

Dubai Sports City plans Mall of the Emirates-sized retail hub
Retail»

Dubai Sports City plans Mall of the Emirates-sized retail hub

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:37 AM

Senior executive says designs for Arena Mall have been finalised; will feature 1.4 sq ft of leasable space

US private equity firm said to eye stake in Dubai's GEMS
Banking & Finance»

US private equity firm said to eye stake in Dubai's GEMS

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:37 AM

Blackstone Group reportedly looking to buy 20% stake in education provider in deal with Fajr Capital

Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad
Culture & Society»

Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad

Thursday, 28 August 2014 3:40 PM

Call from Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh is latest salvo in an anti-militant campaign by Gulf kingdom


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    @MT3 I forgot to add that of course this is assuming that the UAE moves toward a single payer model, something that I think has never been considered ... more

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 8:36 PM - Telcoguy
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    Jeddah passport control officer "manhandled" impatient passenger

    Saudi airports are the worst in the world. The disrespect shown to all passengers is tantamount to major abuse. The length of the queues is dreadful. Jeddah... more

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:55 AM - Chris J
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    Smoke-free Dubai - the big debate

    In the UAE the individual, as well as the outlet, have the choice which is a good thing. I like to enjoy a smoke with my beverage and would shun an outlet... more

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:10 PM - axeman