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Dubai's Asian schools 'must do better'

Only two schools out of 26 were rated “outstanding” for 2011-2012 academic year

UAE developers in crackdown on property 'flippers'

Real estate firms and banks taking steps to prevent rapid on-sale of off-plan properties

Qatar puts $4.7bn London project on hold

Qatari Diar said to have postponed Chelsea Barracks over UK economy concerns

I don't employ spies - Qatar Airways boss

Akbar Al Baker defends heavy-handed approach to airline management

Wife of Syria's Assad pregnant - report

British born Asma Al Assad said to be expecting fourth child with dictator

Emirates to fly daily to Tokyo Haneda

Airline hopes to boost tourism and trade by adding new daily flight

Abu Dhabi hotel revenues rose 6% in 2012

More than 2.3m guests stayed in hotels in UAE capital last year, statistics show

DP World sees 2012 profit in-line with forecasts

Dubai port operator has recently disposed of stakes in some of its non-core assets

Abu Dhabi's TAQA seals $1.4bn Morocco finance deal

State-owned energy firm secures cash for expansion of Jorf Lasfar power plant

Gold near 2-1/2 week low as Fed meeting looms

Spot gold inched up 0.3 percent to US$1,659.51 an ounce, after four consecutive sessions of losses

Brent crude holds steady above $113 on positive US data

Brent crude edged up 8 cents to US$113.56 a barrel by 0238 GMT

Egypt's short-term investors seen cutting risks

Short-term investors in Egypt likely to cut more risk on Tuesday after protesters defied night-time curfew


Is the equities boom back on?

Investors are confident that Dubai's growth plans are realistic and achievable


Qatar Motor Show 2013

Some of the world’s top auto makers are exhibiting at this year’s event

Israeli forces bulldoze structures in East Jerusalem

Silwan is one of the tensest neighbourhoods in Israeli-annexed Arab east Jerusalem

Classic cars start the Monte Carlo rally from Scotland

Around 100 cars set off from The People’s Palace at Glasgow Green

French-led forces advance on Timbuktu

French-led troops were advancing on Mali's fabled desert city of Timbuktu on Sunday


Motorcyclist narrowly escapes death as truck overturns in China

Security camera footage released as a motorcyclist narrowly escapes being crushed as a truck overturns in eastern China

Iran successfully launches a monkey into space

A monkey has been sent into space onboard a Kavoshgar rocket as part of Iran's space programme

Egyptian protesters defy emergency law

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Egyptian cities of Port Said, Ismailiyah and Suez

Iranian students abroad feel sanctions pinch

Iranian students in the US and Canada says banks are closing their accounts amid sanctions

Latest Reader Comments

Airbus in talks for Saudia A380 sale
Randall Brunts : Sounds like somebody finally figured out how to make the A380 increase airport capacity rather than erode it. That sounds like great news for Airbus, unless Saudi wont' tell the rest of us how they plan to do it....
USA - Tuesday, 1 December 2015 8:27 AM

Opinion: Salman Khan’s Dubai apologists should hang their heads in shame
Daniyal : It is amazing how people are so blinded from the truth. The seemingly fairy tale belief that stars are untouchable soooo misplaced. I just can't seem to understand or believe how these apologists have no shame. Humanity is messed (I am so enraged, was going to use another word here) up - a poor man'...
United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 1 December 2015 8:28 AM

UAE residents to be offered free tourism bus trips on Dec 2
Danny : It says to collect free ticket on Wednesday. that is 2nd Dec. and Ride free on Same day. How can one manage ? Collect ticket from City centre, and join ride from where ?...
uae - Tuesday, 1 December 2015 8:29 AM

Dubai Safari project set to open by end-2014
Donovan de Boer : To whom it may concern , please could you let me know were to apply for positions opening at the new park.
Kind Regards...
South Africa - Tuesday, 1 December 2015 8:30 AM

Emirates said to boost India's GDP by $848m per year
RAK : Are you seriously comparing Air India to Emirates?
While Air India can land only in Dubai (duh), it can take off from all the cities that Emirates flies from. And it can fly directly to Europe or US or wherever - its just that perhaps passengers probably opt for better service? Just perhaps.......
KSA - Tuesday, 1 December 2015 8:30 AM




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Trevor Hill interview: Audi in the Middle East

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Lockheed Martin interview: Charles W. Moore

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