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Emirates' Clark hits out at Europe air travel taxes

Dubai airline criticises rising long-haul travel taxes on day it launches alliance with Aus's Qantas

Dubai owner of Leeds Utd says mulling more stake sales

GFH Capital sold stake in the second tier Championship side to Bahrain's International Investment Bank

Kuwait executes three for murder

Executions are the first in the Gulf state since 2007

World Bank backs Abu Dhabi SME credit fund

International Financial Centre backs Gulf Capital fund with US$20m investment

Dubai sees more owner-occupiers - report

An increasing number of expats in Dubai are choosing to buy rather than rent

Saudi dairy firm Almarai sells $347m sukuk

The issue attracted orders worth SAR2.4bn from institutional investors

Qatar budget spending to jump 18% to $58bn in 2013/14

OPEC member's emir on Monday approved the budget for 2013/14 fiscal year

Saudi oil export demand to rise in coming months - min

Comments sign that world's largest oil exporter sees a recovery of demand in Asia

Bahrain growth slows in Q4 as energy output stalls

The economy grew 3.4 percent in full-year 2012, government figures showed

Sanctions push Iran inflation above 30%

The rate reached 31.5 percent in the 12 months to March 20

Qatar drops to two-week low as post-dividend stocks weigh

Other Gulf markets are flat to lower in early trade as investors book recent gains amid thin news flow

Dubai slumps to two-month low; Doha extends slide

Investors are waiting to see if first-quarter earnings will justify the market's early-year surge

OPINIONS »

The hunger that keeps Alabbar going

Anil Bhoyrul analyses what keeps Emaar's chairman on top of his game

PHOTOS »

Arabian Business CEO Saudi Awards 2013

All the winners from this year’s prestigious CEO Saudi Arabia awards

Nick Cave's Heard Of Horses installation

Nick Cave's Heard Of Horses Installation at Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal

Christians around the world celebrate Easter

Christians across the world celebrate on Easter Sunday, the day when Jesus Christ was resurrected

South Africans pray for Nelson Mandela as his condition improves

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, 94, is in the hospital for the third time since December with lung problems

VIDEOS »

Syria citizen journalists target opposition

Citizen journalists who used to report on abuses carried out by President Bashar al-Assad now cover issues emerging in 'liberated' areas: guns, lawlessness, theft, kidnapping and lack of services

9/11: More debris to be searched for victims

New York City officials are planning to re-start sifting through rubble from the 9/11 attack to try to identify the remains of more victims

Tech firms offer perks to recruit, retain talent

Silicon Valley companies say extraordinary campuses are a necessity, to recruit and retain top talent. But some critics say the perks are a colossal waste of money

Pope Francis calls for world peace in first Easter address

Leading the world's 1.2 billion Catholics into Easter for the first time, Pope Francis has called for peace in the world

Latest Reader Comments

Dubai real estate agents suspended, fined
Maz : I get hundreds of unsolicited real estate related SMSs a month! I'd love to report them to RERA to put a stop to it. How do I do this?...
UK - Thursday, 26 May 2016 3:59 PM

Government announces new visa system for UAE residents
Prem Satsangi : Before stamping visa on passport every resident needs insurance as per DHA guidelines.
Apply for EID & take health insurance then get stamped your visa.
30th June is deadline for all residents in Dubai.
...
Dubai UAE - Thursday, 26 May 2016 3:59 PM

Confusion over $16.5bn Makkah Metro project delays
Telcoguy : KSA is expected to run a 15% budget deficit of 98bn USD over a 750bn GDP, I do not think the UK is running such a deficit mind you.
We certainly do not have the same financial projections. May I suggest you take a look at brookings, for example?...
Spain - Thursday, 26 May 2016 4:01 PM

Gulf banks see more loan defaults as oil slump plays out
Mad : Banks are applying fines and penalties and charging people ruthlessly.. unsanctioned ... no one to stop them and protect the helpless employees and small businesses who are highly dependant on the leftovers of the large enterprises to survive....
UAE - Thursday, 26 May 2016 4:00 PM

Micky Jagtiani tops list of Gulf-based rich Indians
Akshay : Whilst that is not factually correct, whats worth noting here is that you've given the rest of the Indians belonging to the state of Kerala a bad name by referring to yourselves first as "Mallu/Keralite/Malayalee" rather than embracing your identity as an Indian first. Shame on you....
India - Thursday, 26 May 2016 4:00 PM

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EDITOR'S CHOICE »

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Emaar's Alabbar eyes Downtown Riyadh project

Potential project would be similar in size it Downtown Dubai, with site in Saudi capital already identified

2.

Alabbar keen to build 1km plus tower in Asia

Emaar chief says location has been identified and preliminary drawings done

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FEATURES & ANALYSIS »

Mohamed Alabbar: The only way is up

Alabbar looks back at what made his company a world beater, the pain of the recession that followed, and what the future holds for both him and the company

Ten years on

A decade after the US-led ‘shock and awe’ assault on Iraq, and the country faces a future with an unpopular leader, a lack of basic services, and a damaging civil war taking place on its frontier

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