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Dubai ruler unveils $1.6bn island project

Bluewaters Island project off JBR coast will include world's largest Ferris wheel

UAE rejects easing of foreign ownership rules

Gov't body rejects draft legislation, citing security fears and threats to local business

Saudi sergeant denies raping boy in Las Vegas

Air force pilot pleads not guilty over raping 13-year old on New Year's Eve

Dubai one of world's romance capitals - survey

Brit couples in mood for love heading for glitzy Gulf emirate for Valentine's weekend

Dubai contractor HLG owes shareholder $1.1bn

Habtoor Leighton Group owes cash to Australian minority shareholder Leighton

Emirates launches live TV on-board

BBC World News and live sports among streaming entertainment now offered

Kuwaitis acquitted over insulting tweets

Five men acquitted of insulting country's emir over online social network

MidEast rapidly losing freshwater - study

Freshwater supplies are drying up with groundwater pumping largely to blame

Saudi-owned Nile Air to expand Gulf network

Cairo-based carrier will launch flights from Alexandria to Kuwait

Dubai's Drake & Scull Q4 net profit beats view

Contractor posts profit of US$12.5m as projects in Saudi gain momentum

Teachers, schools threaten to sue Saudi gov't

Private schools threaten legal action over snap decision to impose minimum wages

Bahrain's Alba 2012 profit slumps 54%

Aluminium smelter sees profit dwindle to US$256m for year on lower prices

Dubai's island plans may support bourse; nears resistance

Dubai's benchmark, up 17.3 percent so far this year, closed at 1,903 points on Wednesday

OPINIONS »

Rags to riches: richest Indians in the gulf

From humble beginnings to fully-fledged business empires, the region's riches Indians are an inspiration

PHOTOS »

Palestinian students clash with Israeli security forces

Clashes follow demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails

Manhunt for former LA cop leads back to big bear lake

Christopher Dorner barricaded himself in a cabin near Big Bear, California which later caught fire

Anti North Korea protest continues in Seoul

South Korean conservative protesters participate in a rally a day after North Korea announced they have conducted a third nuclear test

14 killed in blast at Syria-Turkey border

A vehicle exploded on February 11 in the buffer zone between Turkey and Syria. Fourteen people died in the blast

VIDEOS »

Israel admits it held Australian 'Prisoner X'

The Israeli government has confirmed for the first time that the so-called Prisoner X did exist

Could the next pope come from Africa?

Pope Benedict's decision to step down has led to a debate about whether the next leader of the Catholic church should come from Africa

Ape woman laid to rest in Mexico hometown

Known as ape woman, due to a rare condition that covered her body in thick hair, Julia Pastrana, is buried 150 years after her death

Hula hooping Guinness world record broken in Thailand

The world record for the most people hula hooping at any one time has been broken in Thailand

Latest Reader Comments

Developer Schon unveils $870m Dubai hospitality project
Amir : In 2006 Schon Properties sold me and a lot of others apartments in Dubai Lagoon at Dubai Investment Park and so far after more than 10 years they have not been able to deliver even a single unit! Good luck with delivering 2,700 hotel apartments in just 3 years! ...
UAE - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:46 PM

Dubai Rolls-Royce owner among victims of luxury car scam
philip : I have been reading up on such cases for more than a year now, these scammers are pros, they pose as rich Emaratis with some even handing over Local Police senior employees (fake business cards). They come in themselves with fancy expensive cars and a lady escort posing as their wife. They don't rea...
dubai - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:46 PM

Dubai 'not ready for Michelin' says Vineet Bhatia
Fentoni : Very true Sam, why would a top Chef who has a choice of working in Tokyo, Paris, London or New York with access to the best food markets and the most talented kitchen & restaurant colleagues move to a city with under 2.7M people to get a Michelin Star? If Dubai double in size then just maybe there w...
UAE - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:45 PM

Safety changes sought before fire-hit Tamweel Tower all-clear
AYH : The DCD seems to be holding Tamweel tower to the same new regulations expected of a newly built tower. This seems a bit unfair given that this was just a restoration of an existing tower that passed the earlier guidelines. Unless they impose the same new regulations on other towers in the area, Tamw...
UAE - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:42 PM

How to solve the Dubai-Sharjah congestion dilemma
bilal janjua : hello the most simplest and fastest way to reduce congestion on Sharjah - Dubai road is to make a dedicated bus lane on the extreme right lane and BRT buses should be deployed in large numbers people will stop using cars and jump on the fast moving buses as no car will be allowed to enter this lane....
China - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:44 PM

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REVEALED: 50 richest Indians in the Gulf

Landmark Group founder, Micky Jagtiani, tops Indian Rich List with $4.5bn

FEATURES & ANALYSIS »

Iran nuclear fuel move may avert mid-year crisis

The possibility of Iran converting enriched uranium into fuel is one of the few ways in which the nuclear dispute could avoid hitting a crisis

SABIC interview: Mohammed Al-Mady

Mohamed Al-Mady, Vice-Chairman & CEO of Sabic on the challenges the petrochemical industry is facing given the shortage of feedstock

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