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NEWS »

“We screwed up," admits Better Homes boss

CEO admits to publishing false ads after Arabian Business investigation, blames human error

UAE banks to propose new mortgage cap plan

Sources say banks will make a formal plea to central bank to raise limits on home loans

Bahrain's Gulf Air aims to cut costs by 24% in 2013

Bahrain flag-carrier begins three-year restructuring; will focus on staff cuts, reduced network

No restart date for UK Brent oil, says TAQA

Abu Dhabi Energy Co working to restore output after leak at North Sea oil platform

Vodafone Qatar's quarterly losses narrow

Telco says performance boosted by growth in subscriber base and revenue per user

Saudi's biggest lender posts flat Q4 profit

Al Rajhi Bank reports small rise in fourth-quarter net profit, below forecasts

Saudi Arabia sacks football coach Frank Rijkaard

Kingdom's football federation dismisses Dutch coach after failure in Gulf Cup of Nations

Kuwait-linked bank sells UK property for $53m

Gatehouse Bank sells Procter & Gamble's UK HQ to unnamed MidEast investor

One year in jail for Qatar man drunk, naked on flight

Man of unidentified nationality sentenced after drunken, nude rampage on Qatar Airways

Jumeirah hires designer for Turkey hotel refit

Anouska Hempel appointed by Dubai hotel operator to renovate Pera Palace Hotel

Regulator mulls Batelco's $1bn CWC deal

Decision expected on bid to buy Cable & Wireless business by the end of February

Global pirate attacks fall to five-year low

Naval patrols, armed private guards drive down incidents of hijacks around the world

Magnolia opens its biggest cupcake store in Qatar

New York bakery opens its largest ever store in Doha as part of MidEast expansion

Saudi's Samba posts 7.8% fall in Q4 profit

Kingdom's second largest bank reports $231m net profit for three months to end-December

Qatar's QNB sees SocGen deal by end-March

Qatar National Bank hopes purchase of Egyptian unit will be completed within 2 months

Emirati gets seven years jail on spying charge

Retired serviceman confessed to passing on information that could harm national security

No need to reduce oil output after Saudi cut - UAE

World's top oil exporter cut its crude production by around 700,000 barrels per day

French President appeals to UAE over Mali

Francois Hollande asks for support for French campaign against Islamic militants

Saudi plans to buy renewable electricity

New company aims to help Saudi Arabia diversify its energy resources

End energy deficit to heal Arab Spring - Queen Rania

Jordan royal says “capital investment and political will” needed to address energy issues

OPINIONS »

The scandal of UAE school fees

Anil Bhoyrul argues that UAE schools are earning thousands of dollars for doing absolutely nothing

PHOTOS »

World Future Energy Summit held in Abu Dhabi

French president Francois Hollande, Queen Rania of Jordan and Argentine President Christine Kirchner among speakers

More photos from the North American International Motor Show

The auto show will be open to the public January 19-27

Egyptian opposition protests over new constitution

Egypt's top court was to rule whether Egypt's Islamist-dominated Senate should be dissolved as well as on the validity of a panel that wrote the country's controversial constitution

Iranian President Ahmadinejad meets Syrian Prime Minister

Fars news agency said the two sides will discuss 'expansion of bilateral relations and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's three-step plan' for the political future

VIDEOS »

Deadly blasts at Aleppo University in Syria

Two blasts that tore through a university in the Syrian city of Aleppo have killed at least 82 people

Japanese carriers ground Boeing 787 plane fleet

Japanese carriers All Nippon and Japan Airlines have just grounded their entire fleet of Boeing 787 or the Dreamliner

Lance Armstrong on Oprah: preview of exclusive interview

Oprah Winfrey reveals all about her exclusive chat with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong

Cleaner crashes stolen train into Stockholm apartment

A high speed train has crashed into an apartment building in Stockholm after being stolen by a female cleaner

Latest Reader Comments

More bounced cheques if practice decriminalised, says Mashreq CEO
Serg : From my 10 years history in UAE - 2 times I put my friends-partners in jail & they found money to pay for me in 2 to 4 hours! But they now no more my friends...
3-rd time I made police complain against local guy. Nobody can put local in jail, but they kept his passport. I had to wait about 1 mon...
UAE - Wednesday, 2 September 2015 9:24 AM

UAE football coach warns a player could die in extreme heat
james ward : probably because rules, schedules and timings are made by people who have never played any sport....
uae - Wednesday, 2 September 2015 9:24 AM

'The answer to unemployment is not big gov't projects but nurturing SMEs,' says the Dubai boss appointed by the UN to lead its big global drive to boost entrepreneurship
muhumuza gilbert : sure way but helping young led organisations in how to devbelop good business strategies is key
...
uganda - Wednesday, 2 September 2015 9:25 AM

Cheap oil hits level of UAE real estate deals in H1
K Frank : Yesterday it was currency exchanges causing the correction, today it is oil prices. Maybe, just maybe, it could be that there really is not the demand for overpriced properties.

When the market finds the correct pricing level, which it was well on the way to finding before the Expo mania a...
UAE - Tuesday, 1 September 2015 5:09 PM

Gulf cities like Dubai, Doha are unprepared for the growing threat of tropical cyclones, says study
john : I agree with Steve. This is a period of world weather instability and the last time that Dubai was severely affected (from my imperfect memory) was April 2003 when winds flattened billboards, sundry temporary structures and grounded flights from Dubai International Airport. Ms. Ning Lin's press rele...
UAE - Tuesday, 1 September 2015 5:08 PM

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EDITOR'S CHOICE »

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Dubai's Emaar denies retail unit spin-off

Property developer says it has no immediate plans to list its retail, Turkish unit

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