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India's Jet confirms in stake talks with Etihad

Abu Dhabi carrier expected to strike equity deal with carrier in ten days - report

Turkey, UAE sign deal to invest in $12bn power project

Afsin-Elbistan project will provide region in Turkey's south-east with 8,000 mw of power

Syrian death toll rises to 60,000 – UN

Special envoy to Syria warns that figure could rise to 100,000 if no action is taken

Qatar plans new historical tourism attraction

Authorities say Al-Shamal municipality project will help regenerate the area

UAE property hunters rush to seal home deals

Confusion over new policy on 50 percent mortgage cap puts deadline on those looking to buy

Bad cheques still a criminal offence for UAE expats

Clarification follows reports foreign nationals will not be punished for bounced cheques

Al Jazeera buys Al Gore’s Current TV

Deal to boost Doha-based network’s reach in the US to around 40m homes

Emirates on course to be world’s second-biggest carrier

UAE carrier could overtake Delta this year, while Dubai world’s fifth largest airport

Dubai opens new A380 airport terminal

Operator announces phased opening of Concourse A; first Emirates flight leaves for Heathrow

Dubai’s Nakheel to start Palm Mall, double Ibn Battuta

Indebted real estate firm says it will hand over 4,500 units over the next 12 months

US avoids calamity in 'fiscal cliff' drama

Lawmakers approve last minute deal to prevent huge tax hikes and spending cuts

Kingdom Holding shares end 2012 on five-year high

End of year trading saw shares in Prince Alwaleed's firm rise 3.47 percent to US$5.57

Nearly 1.5m use public transport on Dubai NYE

Roads and Transport Authority says Dubai Metro had more than 500,000 passengers

Dubai ruler orders Emirates Road rebranding

Dubai's Emirates Road will now be known as Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road

Dubai’s Damac offers free Audi with apartment sales

Developer's free car promotion come as part of Dubai Shopping Festival 2013

Dubai to raise gov't spending to $9.28bn in 2013

Sheikh Mohammed approves budget that forecasts near-8% increase in public revenues

Nakheel 'scapegoat' in service charges row – CEO

Palm service charges were 'fair and very competitive' claims CEO Sanjay Manchanda

UAE said to limit expat mortgages to 50%

Sources say central bank has decided to cap home loans for foreigners buying property

Saudi woman divorced over tweets

Saudi man said to have taken action after wife refused to cancel Twitter account

Etihad Airways lifts over 10m passengers in 2012

Abu Dhabi carrier set to achieve 22% increase; Bangkok named as its busiest route

Arabtec, Lootah win $136m Nakheel contract

Two companies picked to build a total of 381 luxury villas at Jumeirah Park project

OPINIONS »

Dubai's hospitality sector: boom or bust in 2013?

There is only one truly hot hospitality market in our region, and that’s Dubai

VIDEOS »

Burj Khalifa New Year's Eve Fireworks 2013

Stunning fireworks display in Dubai set to backdrop of world’s tallest building

Supercar-driving Arabs who Londoners say have “made their lives a misery”

These are the rich Arab playboys who visit London every summer to show off their flashy wheels

Extreme diving from bridge on New Year's Day

A handful of Italians have spent New Year's Day diving 17 metres from a bridge into the chilly Tiber river in Rome

Mumbai bar vandalised over 'rapist' cocktail

A group of women have vandalised a bar in Mumbai because it has been selling a cocktail called the "rapist"

Latest Reader Comments

Dubai government entity seeks consultant for VAT compliance
Victory Red : Some services will be zero rated or outside the scope of VAT completely. It would be pretty tough on everyone if prices go up by 5% and then VAT levied on top of this increased cost.

In the meantime, salaries will stay broadly flat as there are more candidates than jobs out there and this ...
UAE - Wednesday, 22 February 2017 1:08 PM

Dubai likely to lose 'shopper's paradise' status: S&P
MT3 : Looking at the strategy being played out in Downtown and at Dubai Mall it looks like someone has already worked out that the game is up with regard US, European and UK tourists - one more year of extreme sticker shock and they're gone. Indians and Chinese as the analyst points out are value seekers ...
UAE - Wednesday, 22 February 2017 1:09 PM

UAE drafts new rules pushing banks to lend more to SMEs
Alex : It is time to set the tone at the very top, a strong ethical culture and integrity must start at the very top. It would take lots of time and effort and probably a crisis management task force to eradicate the widespread culture of corruption and fraud at the senior level, this will necessitate a dr...
UAE - Wednesday, 22 February 2017 9:28 AM

ITP Media Group on track to sign social influencers with reach of 25m, says CEO Ali Akawi
Anika Morjaria : Interesting read. As someone who creates branded content across social media platforms full time it is nice to see the rise in interest for influencer marketing in this region. Hopefully this means more opportunities for brands and influencers - @LiterallyAnika...
UAE - Wednesday, 22 February 2017 9:29 AM

Entrepreneurs of the Week: Mira El Lozi and Rama Mamlouk, co-founders of Circle Café
Vasantha : Great!! Keep up the spirit , it is important to be on same wavelength for any ventures! ...
UAE - Wednesday, 22 February 2017 9:31 AM

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