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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

Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer Souq.com
BRC : Really well put. I often wonder how shops out here can actually survive with the prices they charge and the rent they must pay. Plus most are empty when you walk in.

The malls are all busy but it appears it's the F&B places making the real money. Prices for these places are reasonable howe...
UAE - Wednesday, 29 March 2017 1:16 PM

Tell me again exactly how Dubai has hurt you?
One Guy : In the latest survey by InterNations, the company collected votes from 14,300 expats, representing 174 nationalities and living in 191 countries or territories, to rate 43 different aspects of life abroad on a scale of one to seven. Some of these aspects include healthcare, safety, childcare, educat...
United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 29 March 2017 1:16 PM

Film festival opens in cinema-less Saudi Arabia
Fentoni : Sounds like the plot to a comedy movie. I'd call it 'A flicker of hope' ...
UAE - Wednesday, 29 March 2017 1:15 PM

Fit for the wealthy: World's first 24-carat gold shoes
Fentoni : Just what the world has been waiting for....not!...
UAE - Wednesday, 29 March 2017 1:15 PM

Great escape? The UAE expat's dilemma
Not James : Agree with James Too, many examples of that right now in fact....
Ghana - Wednesday, 29 March 2017 8:06 AM

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EDITOR'S CHOICE »

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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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