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EXCLUSIVE: Dubai's small developers join service fees crackdown

Owners associations begin reissuing access cards in bid to block residents with outstanding fees

Tiger Woods "not worth" $3m fee - Qatar golf boss

Former world No.1 had been invited to appear at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

Saudis behead Sri Lankan housemaid for infant killing

Colombo gov't appealed against death penalty upheld by Supreme Court in 2010

UAE SIM re-registration deadline looms

Mobile users have until January 17 to register their SIM cards or risk disconnection

Qatar Airways first airline to use new jet fuel

Flight to London used GTL (Gas-To-Liquids) Jet Fuel, developed with Qatar Petroleum and Shell

Lebanon's MEA buys ten Airbus A320neo planes

Carrier firms up preliminary deal to buy single aisle aircraft for US$1.05bn at current list prices

10,000 fake watches seized in Dubai raid

Raid part of ‘Operation Habibi’, Dubai Police’s crackdown on counterfeit goods

No Qatar deal for football star Beckham

Representatives of UK football star claim lucrative Qatari deal is not on cards

70-year old Saudi man divorces teen wife

Union sparked international condemnation over Saudi Arabia’s marriage laws

Brent inches up towards $112 as China data beats expectations

Brent crude futures up towards US$112 per barrel after Chinese trade numbers beat analysts' expectations

Gold hovers below $1,660/Oz; eyes on ECB

Gold was little changed on Thursday, with investors eying a key resistance level just above US$1,660 an ounce

Dana Gas at ten-month high; UAE markets extend gains

Dana Gas surges to ten-month high after a top shareholder backed plans to restructure US$920m debt

OPINIONS »

Can Dubai learn from the Hong Kong property boom?

Hong Kong’s housing market currently faces the sort of problems that Dubai did back in 2006-8

PHOTOS »

Mohammed Morsi meets Palestinian Authority president

Morsi was also set to meet with Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal, the rival of Fatah leader Abbas

Commuter ferry accident in Lower Manhattan injures a dozen people

About 50 people were injured in the accident, which left a large gash on the front side of the Seastreak ferry at Pier 11

Activists attend pro-gun rally at Colorado state capitol

Lawmakers are calling for tougher gun legislation after recent mass shootings at an Aurora, Colorado movie theater and at Sandy Hook Elementary School

VIDEOS »

Pakistani envoy summoned over Kashmir clash

India has conveyed its "deepest concern and protest" to Pakistan's high commissioner in New Delhi over the alleged killing of two Indian soldiers

Cricket bat thrown during Shane Warne and Marlon Samuels clash

Shane Warne has received a one game ban after bat throwing clash with Marlon Samuels during a Twenty20 game in Australia

Referee attacked in football brawl in Chile

A referee and his assistant are attacked during a brawl which broke out at a football match in Chile

Nusra Front sees Islamic state in Syria

Al Jazeera has obtained rare access to rebel fighters of the Nusra Front

Latest Reader Comments

UAE gov't workers should get 10 more days off during Ramadan, says FNC member
guy fawkes : Have to agree with Ahmed.
The focus is not on extra holidays, but to ensure that public and private sectors get same number of holidays
This will encourage UAE nationals to enter private service.

I work in the health sector and all i see is UAE nationals returning home, and wanting ...
uae - Wednesday, 24 December 2014 3:37 PM

Dubai police arrest suspects in $3.2m diamonds, gold robbery
H. Dadlani : Very good work Major General Al Mazeina !

Accolades to your good-self and your Team.

Hope the UAE police force keeps on with the vigilence
and more visitor's come into the country to enjoy the
facilities offered by the Government. ...
Iran - Wednesday, 24 December 2014 12:26 PM

No minimum age for marriage of girls – Grand Mufti
Peter Peter : Unfortunately many religious leaders - from many different faiths - base their opinions on their interpretation of their scriptures rather than well known facts or even universal experience.

It has been proven medically that 15 is too young an age to bear children - both physically and p...
UAE - Wednesday, 24 December 2014 12:24 PM

Dubai sees first quarterly house price drop in four years
ZAK : The demand and supply of properties is the key thing as usual. If more properties are being delivered then pressure on prices is understandable BUT this should not be construed as TREND. Dubai is a big thing and it will yield good returns on investments....
UAE - Tuesday, 23 December 2014 10:32 PM

Dubai's Nakheel says Waitrose will be Circle Mall anchor tenant
Joe : Maybe they should finish the Jumeriah Village Triangle project and complete it first like they have repeatedly promised to do, BUT NOT DONE.
JVT has been 'completed' for several years yet Nakheel have yet to install signage, ensure the safety and security of the residents and complete the lands...
United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 23 December 2014 7:07 PM

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Saudi Arabia's $220bn spending spree

Yet another expansionary budget means that Saudi Arabia will keep on investing billions at home

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