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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

OPINIONS »

How will gold prices perform in 2013?

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

PHOTOS »

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

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

US demands better security at Kuwait airport
Telcoguy : @John, RAH has a point. This is not a specific to Kuwait, in fact may European airports (UK, France, Germany that I know of) have increased security measures

I agree that KWI is quite a disaster of an airport, but my last experience in DOH was not really good either. And as someone pointed ...
UAE - Friday, 11 July 2014 11:16 AM

Dubai’s Damac offers free BMW with each purchase during Ramadan
Telcoguy : @Ulevpri you are right. That applies to any company that stays in business more than a quarter though
Customers must pay for everything, or the company will simply disappear

You may find this approach tacky (or not) or you may suspect that as usual with bundles customers end up overpayi...
UAE - Friday, 11 July 2014 11:16 AM

Is there no limit to where Emirates NBD will go?
Telcoguy : @WHJ This piece is about banks lax credit policies, specifically about ENBD but could be applied to many other banks like the ones cold calling me to offer a loan. It is not about customers (lack of) responsibility when (ab)using credit

This may shock you but banks approach to credit was on...
UAE - Friday, 11 July 2014 10:56 AM

19 people arrested for eating in public during Ramadan
BigDaddyDK : It is not imposed to make anyone holier or closer to God. It is done to share the misery. Isn't the fast personal? If so, Isn't it better for one to resist temptation rather that forbid others to do what is not forbidden in their own faiths? This comes across as an example of how misery loves compan...
USA - Friday, 11 July 2014 1:56 AM

Qatar tests open air cooling zones for World Cup 2022
Allan : AND WHAT OUTDOOR COOLING SYSTEM IS DESIGNED FOR THE PLAYERS!!!!...
france - Friday, 11 July 2014 1:56 AM

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