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NEWS »

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

OPINIONS »

Is the equities boom back on?

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

PHOTOS »

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

VIDEOS »

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

Emirates launches paid-for access to business, first class lounges at DXB
lastman : The Emirates website makes it clear you have to arrive at least 90 minutes before the flight if you're dropping off luggage. Most sane people arrive two hours (or more) prior to take-off. I fail to understand why people don't read instructions and then blame everyone else for their mistakes. ...
UAE - Sunday, 22 January 2017 1:06 PM

Noon.com may go for IPO in '5 to 7 years', says Alabbar
Rohan : Noon.com is already in the news because of the scale of launch and I definitely feel that noon.com will prove to be the biggest competitor of Souq.com, which is enjoying monopoly in the online shopping space in the Middle East at the moment.

It would also be interesting to see how noon.com ...
UAE - Sunday, 22 January 2017 1:06 PM

Entrepreneur of the Week: Sanuj Kohli, founder of LEME Group
Sally Jenkins : Such as inspiring story! Congratulations Sanuj. If only more of the youth were this ambitious. Keep at it Sanuj - you will make headlines one day!...
UK - Sunday, 22 January 2017 1:06 PM

Ronaldo Mouchawar: How I created Souq.com
Michael : Yesterday I ordered some items from them and they've bundled it into 3 packages with separate delivery charges for each bundle. Two of the bundles say 4 business days, so why are they charging like this. One of my items costs AED 10, but the delivery is AED 12. They should be offering free delivery ...
UAE - Sunday, 22 January 2017 9:31 AM

Dubai companies causing noise pollution to face penalties
mike : The Noise from 1 JBR must be excessive. It is continuous day and night except for a short period on Friday Afternoons. Where her the noise monitoring statistics too be found?...
Dubai - Sunday, 22 January 2017 9:29 AM

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A 360 degree panoramic view from the very top of the Burj Khalifa

FEATURES & ANALYSIS »

Trevor Hill interview: Audi in the Middle East

Audi's Middle East on why he wants to make it the top luxury car brand in the Gulf

Lockheed Martin interview: Charles W. Moore

Lockheed Martin CEO on Gulf countries efforts to boost their military arsenal

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