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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

Jennifer Aniston among LA residents hitting out at mega-mansions being built by rich Arabs
Fat Buck : Whilst the proposed mansions are indeed examples of obscene wealth spent obscenely; for Americans to accuse anyone of making anything tasteless and overly big and annoying to others is splendidly ironic....
UAE - Monday, 6 July 2015 7:03 PM

Scottish gov’t supports bid to return QE2 to UK
The Wanderer : This is a very brave suggestion by our Councillors. Let's get behind them, back them and look forward to the former Queen of the Sea returning once more to a base in Greenock....
Scotland - Monday, 6 July 2015 7:03 PM

Greece No vote: Impact on stocks and currencies
Peter Knight Advisor : At least the Greeks had a vote..

Look at Bernanke's calls on the economy prior to the "great recession" in this YouTube https://peterknightadvisor.wordpress.com/2015/07/02/bens-economic-

He was wrong on every front yet Washington without a vote allowed him to direct unaudited trill...
BVI - Monday, 6 July 2015 4:39 PM

Billion dollar turnaround: Sony Mobile CEO
Singh Noni : The pricing has completely gone haywire now. The z3+ is being sold in India at a price more than that of iphone6 and 20% more than that of Samsung Galaxy S6. How come they expect it to sell at that price. The Z3 compact still costs more than Galaxy S5 at 35000 INR. I think they should first get the ...
India - Monday, 6 July 2015 3:43 PM

Drastic property market correction in Dubai 'unlikely' - poll
Hush : Having to cite the opinion of MBA students at LBS indicates the desperation of the property sector to tow the line and make predictions on a subject they aren't qualified to comment on. No one saw the 2008 crash before it happened, and most couldn't identify it while it was happening. I'm not sugges...
UAE - Monday, 6 July 2015 2:58 PM

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EDITOR'S CHOICE »

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REVEALED: Top 50 banks in the GCC

Gulf’s 50 biggest banks have a combined market cap of more than US$249bn

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Is this the greatest image on earth?

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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