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Revealed: Cost of guarding the Trumps during Dubai visit
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Revealed: Cost of guarding the Trumps during Dubai visit

Monday, 20 March 2017 10:43 AM

President's sons given US State Security protection during their trip to the UAE

Emiratis are now looking for work in new places
Jobs»

Emiratis are now looking for work in new places

Monday, 20 March 2017 10:24 AM

Previously focused on marketing and business management in line with previous government strategies

UAE continues to tackle racial profiling, says ambassador
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UAE continues to tackle racial profiling, says ambassador

Monday, 20 March 2017 9:40 AM

Such practices are driven by personal behaviours, highlighting the lack of suitable legislation

UAE creates first World Happiness Council
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UAE creates first World Happiness Council

Monday, 20 March 2017 9:23 AM

"Happiness is a good contagion, and we want the peoples of the world to be affected by it", says Sheikh Mohammed

UAE summons Swiss ambassador after UN statement
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UAE summons Swiss ambassador after UN statement

Monday, 20 March 2017 8:42 AM

"Better if such issues were resolved through established bilateral channels"

Saudi to sign deals with Bahrain worth $533mln
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Saudi to sign deals with Bahrain worth $533mln

Sunday, 19 March 2017 1:23 PM

Part of the efforts by the members of the GCC to drive development

Nearly 1,000 Emiratis employed in 75 days, says minister
Jobs»

Nearly 1,000 Emiratis employed in 75 days, says minister

Sunday, 19 March 2017 1:18 PM

The private sector must "shoulder its responsibility in the process of Emiratisation"

GCC rejects Swiss statement about human rights
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GCC rejects Swiss statement about human rights

Sunday, 19 March 2017 11:17 AM

Secretary-General called upon the government to obtain information from credible sources

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince visits family of UAE martyr
Culture & Society»

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince visits family of UAE martyr

Sunday, 19 March 2017 9:40 AM

Time with the family "reflects the cohesion and communication between the leadership and citizens"

“This is absolutely a return of piracy
Transport»

“This is absolutely a return of piracy", says UN official

Sunday, 19 March 2017 8:33 AM

The UAE-owned tanker was the first commercial ship seized off the eastern African seaboard in five years

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Bahrain's non-oil growth rises to 4.7% in Q3 2016
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Bahrain's non-oil growth rises to 4.7% in Q3 2016

Saturday, 18 March 2017 4:10 AM

Official figures mark acceleration from 3.6% growth a year earlier

50% of GCC firms not prepared for VAT launch in 2018
Banking & Finance»

50% of GCC firms not prepared for VAT launch in 2018

Saturday, 18 March 2017 4:09 AM

Consultants EY see 'increasing level of concern' about lack of official guidance from gov'ts

Saudi Arabia says arrangements complete for Iranian haj pilgrims
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Saudi Arabia says arrangements complete for Iranian haj pilgrims

Saturday, 18 March 2017 4:09 AM

Relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia worsened after hundreds of people including Iranians died in a crush at the 2015 event

US airlines, unions urge Trump to act over Gulf rivals
Transport»

US airlines, unions urge Trump to act over Gulf rivals

Friday, 17 March 2017 1:17 AM

Partnership for Open & Fair Skies sends open letter to US President asking him to address UAE, Qatar 'trade violations'

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Qatar may be lone hold-out as Gulf raises rates after Fed
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Qatar may be lone hold-out as Gulf raises rates after Fed

Thursday, 16 March 2017 2:46 PM

Most Gulf countries lift key rates by a quarter of a percentage point in response to US move


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