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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 real estate agents suspended, fined
Maz : I get hundreds of unsolicited real estate related SMSs a month! I'd love to report them to RERA to put a stop to it. How do I do this?...
UK - Thursday, 26 May 2016 3:59 PM

Government announces new visa system for UAE residents
Prem Satsangi : Before stamping visa on passport every resident needs insurance as per DHA guidelines.
Apply for EID & take health insurance then get stamped your visa.
30th June is deadline for all residents in Dubai.
...
Dubai UAE - Thursday, 26 May 2016 3:59 PM

Confusion over $16.5bn Makkah Metro project delays
Telcoguy : KSA is expected to run a 15% budget deficit of 98bn USD over a 750bn GDP, I do not think the UK is running such a deficit mind you.
We certainly do not have the same financial projections. May I suggest you take a look at brookings, for example?...
Spain - Thursday, 26 May 2016 4:01 PM

Gulf banks see more loan defaults as oil slump plays out
Mad : Banks are applying fines and penalties and charging people ruthlessly.. unsanctioned ... no one to stop them and protect the helpless employees and small businesses who are highly dependant on the leftovers of the large enterprises to survive....
UAE - Thursday, 26 May 2016 4:00 PM

Micky Jagtiani tops list of Gulf-based rich Indians
Akshay : Whilst that is not factually correct, whats worth noting here is that you've given the rest of the Indians belonging to the state of Kerala a bad name by referring to yourselves first as "Mallu/Keralite/Malayalee" rather than embracing your identity as an Indian first. Shame on you....
India - Thursday, 26 May 2016 4:00 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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