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Mubadala losses widened to US$1.14bn in 2011

Abu Dhabi investment firm blames “volatility in global marketplace” and declining real estate values

Syria violence eases as ceasefire begins

Violence halts after President al-Assad pledged to observe UN brokered ceasefire

Saudi Aramco said to double gasoline imports in April, May

Crude exporter will ramp up imports to compensate offline refinery

Kuwait bourse to launch NASDAQ-backed trading system

New system will allow trades of as little as one share a time, says bourse

Arabtec names Aabar chairman, CEO to board

Dubai builder nominates four execs from Aabar in growing sign of Abu Dhabi influence

UAE slams Iran over disputed Gulf island visit

Foreign minister says President Ahmadinejad's visit to Abu Musa is "flagrant violation" of sovereignty

RIM plans flagship Dubai shop in MidEast push

Embattled smartphone maker want to capitalise on high regional demand

Luxury cars makers struggle to meet MidEast demand

Regional dealers say wait-lists for some brands are between five months and two years

New Nakheel Palm project 'complete in 18 months'

Developer says it has already sold US$60m of property in Palma Residences

REVEALED: Where to invest in buy-to-let property

Knight Frank survey reveals the global property markets with the highest average rents in 2011

1/3 of Dubai residents not charged housing fee - poll

ArabianBusiness.com poll revealed huge disparity between people paying

Saudi princess seeks more rights for women

Princess Basma Bint Saud Bin Abdulaziz says constitution, not driving, is big priority

University shut Dubai branch over Iran spy fears

CIA advised Michigan State University to refuse 2009 bailout, incurring US$3.7m loss

REVEALED: Dubai's 20 most popular companies

Arabian Business research reveals the top 20 most traded companies on the Dubai Financial Market over the last month

Passengers in flap after Kuwait Airways drama

Travellers unimpressed as flight to Beirut ends up back in Kuwait via Cyprus

Full steam ahead for UAE investment - Dubai ruler

HH Sheikh Mohammed says Gulf state will continue to invest in citizens' futures

OPINIONS »

Can anyone stop Al Jazeera?

It will be interesting to see how BSkyB copes with Al Jazeera's threat to broadcast Premier League games in Europe

VIDEOS »

Man climbs Moscow skyscraper

A man has posted a video of himself climbing a 577ft building in Moscow, Russia

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed receives ambassadors

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received the new ambassadors of Sweden, Morocco and Australia

North Korea readies rocket launch

North Korea fueled up a rocket Wednesday in preparation for what appeared to be an imminent liftoff

10-year old gives birth in Colombia

10-year-old girl from the Colombian Wayuu tribe gives birth. Mother and baby doing well

Latest Reader Comments

Dubai Sports City set to handover new luxury villa community
Victory Red : Indeed congratulations are due.

Can we now see the delivery of the schools, shopping precinct, tennis centre etc. that was promised as part of the Victory Heights masterplan?

The next set of townhouses I understand have replaced what was originally scheduled to be a school for the ...
UAE - Thursday, 25 August 2016 5:32 PM

Pure ambition: Saygin Yalcin, CEO of SellAnyCar.com
JophnA : Have used their service before, its quick. But get ready to be low balled big time.

The service is targeted toward people who need cash from a depreciating asset quickly. Basically, takes advantage of over leveraged individuals or people who need cash quickly before leaving the country....
Dubai - Thursday, 25 August 2016 5:32 PM

Large goods vehicles banned from Abu Dhabi island on weekday mornings
Wajih Al Selmie : I suggest the police coordinate with the Ministry of Education to delay the start of all schools , suggest 10:00 a.m. start, this will enhance the roads capacity to all road users including that for schools.
It is worth investigating, the scheme will save time and cost for necessary improvement/...
UAE - Thursday, 25 August 2016 5:33 PM

Who fears the lady in the burkini?
Vix : I think it is more to do with the general perception of what the dress is increasingly beginning to symbolize in the recent times, than the dress itself. Burkini wasn't evoking such strong sentiments sometime ago, people didn't have strong reactions as they have now, for obvious reasons. If the lo...
Canada - Thursday, 25 August 2016 3:05 PM

VAT in Bahrain could result in $568m windfall, says IMF
Karim Mansouri : The IMF is a part of the Rothschild Rockefeller Bilderberg group that control America, Israel, and the EU. The IMF is a tool to control countries that are not aware of the dangers that the Rothschild group brings to countries. Bahrain would have sacrificed some of their sovereignty to secure the I...
Bahrain - Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:54 PM

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Racing ahead: The Gulf's luxury car market boom

Car manufacturers are witnessing a boom in the luxury-loving Gulf

Special Report: Ras Al Khaimah

CEO Middle East takes an in-depth look at the UAE’s northernmost emirate

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PHOTOS: Stunning photos of Saudi capital Riyadh
Selection of images shows pace of development in Saudi Arabian capital
PHOTOS: REVEALED: Where to invest in buy-to-let properties
Knight Frank's global survey unveils the global property markets with the highest average rents in 2011
PHOTOS: Qatar and India rulers sign agreements
Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, meets with Indian Prime Minsiter Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on April 9, 2012
PHOTOS: 8.6 magnitude earthquake hits Indian Ocean
Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India among those countries threatened by possible Tsunami
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