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Dubai’s MAF awards $225m Lebanon project

Successful contractors for Waterfront City project are Beirut-based ACC and MATTA

Dubai flight grounded after pilot calls in sick

Jet service from Mangalore cancelled at 11th hour after no replacement pilot available

Pearl-Qatar alcohol ban won't last - Gordon Ramsay

UK celebrity chef closed Maze restaurant after slump in sales following alcohol ban

Bahrain lender sells Ahli Bank stake to Qatar Foundation

Gulf state's largest listed lender sells 33 percent of Ahli Bank to sovereign fund

Iraqis awarded $5m over Abu Ghraib abuse

Landmark settlement for former prisoners abused between 2003 and 2007

Oman launches marina at Al Musanah Sport City

Opening is timed to coincide with World Championship for Laser Boats, held in 2013

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

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

UAE SIM re-registration deadline looms

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

Saudis behead Sri Lankan housemaid for infant killing

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

Dubai launches drive to develop Islamic business

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed announces plan to attract fresh investment to emirate

UAE cell tied to Al Qaeda - Dubai police chief

Detained members of suspected militant cell had ties to Al Qaeda in Yemen - Dahi Khalfan

Saudi 70-year old groom disputes child bride claims

Man claims he was duped into paying dowry as reports of marriage spark outrage

UAE's new expat mortgage law: the facts so far

Opinion is split on what the 50 percent home loan cap will mean for the property market

World's top golfer splits from Dubai sponsor

Jumeirah Group says it will not be renewing five-year sponsorship deal with Rory McIlroy

Mortgage cap could boost Dubai rents

Property experts are split on impact new mortgages regulations will have on emirate’s real estate sector

UAE's Aldar, Sorouh reach initial merger deal - sources

Merger would create a state-backed company with combined assets worth nearly $15 billion

Emaar awards The BLVD contract to Brookfield

The Address portfolio to grow to six as Emaar gives contract to build 72-storey hotel to Brookfield Multiplex

Emirates looking to acquire more A380 superjumbos

Dubai airline Emirates hopes to be able to increase its A380 order from 90 to 120

Dubai’s Just Falafel opens first store in London

Covent Garden outlet is the first outside Middle East and part of a plan for 200 in the UK

Dubai cans 160 QE2 events as it decides cruise liner’s final fate

Despite UK talks, an Indian scrap yard seems the likely outcome - sources

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

VIDEOS »

Boeing faces nightmare over Dreamliner

Shares in the aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, have fallen after a 787 Dreamliner suffered a fuel leak

Elephant goes on rampage in Indian village

At least one person was injured after an elephant wreaked havoc in the west Midnapore district of India's eastern West Bengal state

Male friend of Indian gang rape victim relives attack

The friend of a 23-year-old Indian student who died after being gang-raped on a moving bus in New Delhi speaks for the first time about the attack

Nusra Front sees Islamic state in Syria

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

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
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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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Research In Motion interview: Andrew MacLeod

RIM’s latest version of its BlackBerry smartphone marks the Canadian manufacturer’s make or break moment

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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