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Dubai's Nakheel still touting shelved Trump Tower

Developer says Palm Jumeirah Trump Hotel, scrapped in 2009, to become a “landmark icon”

REVEALED: Best MidEast cities for hotel investment

Saudi Arabia and the UAE dominated top of the rankings for first 11 months of 2012

UAE cen bank wants views on mortgage law by 31 Jan

Commercial banks have until end of month to submit opinions on controversial mortgage cap plan

Dubai's MAF sheds Iranian interests

Developer passes ownership of 75 percent stake in Carrefour in Iran to founder

W Motors to make $3.4m sports car in UAE, Qatar

Lebanese manufacturer will move production of LykanHypersport from Italy to Gulf states

Dubai's Al Habtoor Group to donate 20% of profits

Conglomerate will donate cash to its own foundation, supporting range of charities

Kuwait police use stun grenades on protesters

Kuwaiti police used smoke and stun grenades to scatter hundreds of protester

Ryanair offers to sell Aer Lingus routes - report

Irish carrier is looking for EU approval to purchase gov'ts 25 percent stake in flag carrier

Qtel stock may gain after plan for 15-year bond issue

Early price guidance for Qtel bond was released at 250 basis points over ten-year US Treasuries

Oman wealth fund in talks for Dubai ONIC stake

Sources Oman Investment Fund eyeing 42 percent stake in Dubai Group's ONIC

Bahrain’s Investcorp in US tech firm stake deal

Investcorp acquires stake in technology firm Fishnet Security for undisclosed amount

Brent slips towards $112, holds on upbeat economic sentiment

Brent crude held above $112 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by brighter outlook for global economy

Gold near one-month high; economic recovery hopes weigh

Spot gold was little changed at US$1,692.60 an ounce by 0328 GMT

OPINIONS »

How will gold prices perform in 2013?

There remains a multitude of factors that will influence gold prices in 2013 and beyond

PHOTOS »

Emir of Qatar meets UK Prime Minister

During his meeting with Prime Minister Cameron at Downing Street, the Emir of Qatar was expected to discuss the situations in Syria and Iran

Israel’s Netanyahu wins third term

Benjamin Netanyahu was re-elected for a third term and will return to office, according to exit polls

British national sentenced to death in Bali

An Indonesian court on January 22 sentenced 56-year-old Sandiford to death for smuggling cocaine into the resort island of Bali

Toy enthusiasts flock to London Toy Fair

The annual fair which is organised by the British Toy and Hobby Association, brings together toy manufacturers and retailers from around the world

VIDEOS »

Israel's Netanyahu set to continue as leader

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in Israel's election, despite unexpected losses to centre-left challengers

Jordanians set to take to the polls

Jordan goes to the polls on Wednesday to elect a new parliament

Woman faints and falls on Madrid's Metro rail track

Dramatic footage captures the moment a woman faints and falls onto the tracks in Madrid

28-car pile-up on Greek motorway kills one

A woman was killed and 22 people injured in a double car smash involving 28 vehicles in northern Greece

Latest Reader Comments

Mall of the World 'critical' to unlocking Dubai retail potential
stephen : What a refreshing change it would be if just for once, the assembled nodding heads who pass for professional advisers and consultants in this market would just have the guts to tell the truth!

The idea that a mall development is "critical to unlocking Dubai's vision" shows in my opinion, a...
UAE - Saturday, 12 July 2014 3:07 PM

Is there no limit to where Emirates NBD will go?
WHJ : Indeed Telco, your point is well taken. In your view, the effect on the economy of increasing credit card limits (which, by the way, is the bone that the author is picking with ENBD and the focal point of the article) compared to subprime mortgage loans packaged by investment bankers into mortgage-b...
UAE - Saturday, 12 July 2014 1:16 AM

Oman house prices show signs of recovery - Cluttons
sateesh9 : Huge housing complexes are coming up in Muscat, Oman. Supply would therefore would be more than the demand which may result into lowering of rent....
India - Friday, 11 July 2014 4:38 PM

UAE regulator to tighten stock market supervision after Arabtec
Sugandh : Dear investors, keep dreaming, you will never know the real truth.

My guess is that the dispute between Ismaik and Aabar is due to the Egypt project. Aabar probably doesn't care much about profits on this deal and most probably would have asked Ismail to execute the project at zero profit ...
China - Friday, 11 July 2014 4:14 PM

Sheikh Khalifa’s health is fine, says Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
WAQAR ALI : SHEIKH KHALIFA WILL BE OK SOON INSHAALLAH
WE PRAY FOR HIM...
UAE - Friday, 11 July 2014 4:13 PM

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REVEALED: Dubai's most expensive property sales

Arabian Business charts last year’s most expensive real estate transactions

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REVEALED: The world's safest and unsafest airlines

Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways among the world's top safest carriers, says report

FEATURES & ANALYSIS »

DM Healthcare interview: Dr Azad Moopen

Azad Moopen is eyeing up more funding, India and a potential IPO

Arab women and affordable housing: falling short?

Women are losing out on new homes despite a push by Gulf governments to implement affordable housing

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