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Nakheel announces 57% profit rise

Developer says revenues also up 91% to AED4.1bn

Dubai property deals hit $42bn in 2012

Number of transactions in emirate up 8 percent compared to year before, data shows

Etihad posts profit for second-year running

CEO James Hogan says airline has more than US$6bn in funding from financial institutions

Al Jazeera eyes 100 new staff after US TV buy

Qatari broadcaster looking to hire in New York, DC following US$500m Current TV deal

Man behind TV darts aims for bullseye in MidEast

Barry Hearn looks to cash in as region prepares to host first professional darts even

Kuwait MPs OK $500m Iraq Airways deal

Settlement between two countries relates to airplanes confiscated during first Gulf war

Dubai’s Pure Gold in $75m expansion

Jewellery retailer will open 30 outlets in Sri Lanka, India, Maldives and Saudi Arabia

Court reprieve for liberal Saudi blogger

Raif Badawi may not now face death sentence after accused of insulting Islam

Kuwait MPs table bill to hand citizens $17K each

Proposal would grant thousands of dollars to each citizen, benefiting low income Kuwaitis

UAE transfers $1bn to Jordan's central bank

Cash will be used to finance development and infrastructure projects - report

Qatar falcon prices soar to $275k

Local festival see asking prices for prized birds in Gulf state reach new heights

Developing nations' energy demand to rise 65% - ExxonMobil Qatar

Oil will remain the number one global fuel, with natural gas overtaking coal


How will gold prices perform in 2013?

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


REVEALED: Best cities for hotel investment

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

How much does it cost to buy an Airbus?

Arabian Business tells you how much a new Airbus plane will cost you in 2013

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

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

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 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

Sheikh Mohammed and Crown Prince take trip on London Underground
Aamir Sayed : Dear Froggy,

The Central line doesn't have a fan. All it has is an exhaust opening where the air pushes in once the train is moving. Not an ideal way to get fresh air I presume especially when it is all below ground. Also the summer temperatures in London are almost touching between 34c-37c...
UAE - Thursday, 21 July 2016 12:07 PM

Kuwaiti-NZ woman told 'not to bother' applying for a job in hijab row
Charles Tunar : As an American born, and self proclaimed progressive Muslim, I find it important to take opportunities like this where the subject matter addresses, "Respect [one's] culture and [one's] religion," to pose the following questions to the Umma here: How tolerant are Gulf countries of cultural and relig...
UAE - Thursday, 21 July 2016 12:07 PM

Why CEOs need social media
Huw : What utter TOSH!
Large companies require well considered external communication not all in line with quick fire avenues such as Twitter.
Nearly all high profile Twitter users end up eventually making themselves look like - well a Twit!
It would be chaos!
UAE - Thursday, 21 July 2016 12:08 PM

Real estate agent claims 'definite shift' in Dubai property market
Peter : I'm not saying I support all the claims mentioned, but I offered 2.7m and a 2 bed in downtown listed at 2.8m 2 weeks ago, agent told me they had asking price from another cash buyer...I thought he was bluffing so left my offer on the agent tells me they have completed and I have since mov...
UAE - Thursday, 21 July 2016 9:13 AM

Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for "thesaurus" of previous insults
Mike Gee : Does the World not have many many more problems to worry about than whether or not Boris Johnson should apologise ???. PLEASE let us see some serious questions such as why Assad is still killing people, why ISIS still exists, THOSE are 2 of the more serious questions. Forget Boris Johnson and get o...
UK - Thursday, 21 July 2016 9:13 AM

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