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Health experts warn of Ramadan overeating

Nutritionists in Qatar warn that many who are fasting overeat during the night

Dubai’s JBR loses its charm

Beachfront community's appeal is dwindling with both renters, buyers, says study

Fast & Furious 7 to be filmed in Dubai

New film will start production in September in time for a summer 2014 launch

Three on trial for forging UAE rulers’ signatures

American woman was swindled out of $1.1m in elaborate scam

Airlines say will stick with Dreamliner after fire

Recent troubles knocked $3.8 billion off the value of Boeing’s share price

Al Jazeera America to launch August 20

Qatari broadcaster has already signed up Canadian journalist Ali Velshi as host

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad in first US sponsorship

UAE’s flag carrier now official airline sponsor of Nation’s Triathlon

Qatar eyes 118 Leopard tanks from Germany

The equipment is made by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and Rheinmetall

Bank Muscat Q2 net profit up 8.9%

Omani lender was recently the victim of a $45m global cyber heist

Saudi Safco net profit falls 11.6%

SABIC unit made $185m in the second quarter

Saudi's Yanpet says Q2 net profit grew 3.2%

Increase due to lower financial charges, despite a fall in its sales

Saudi Q1 real GDP growth slows to 2.1%

Analysts forecast that economic growth in the world's top oil exporter would slow to 4.1 percent in 2013

OPINIONS »

Can Saudi Arabia be a car-making force?

Ed Attwood looks at the Gulf kingdom's ambitions in the global car manufacturing market

Did Malala make the greatest speech of all time?

The teenager shot by the Taliban has earned her place in history

PHOTOS »

Camelicious in pictures

Al Nassma produces chocolate made from camel milk

Inferno at Qatari prince's Paris hotel

Parisian firemen tackle a blaze at the 17th-century Hotel Lambert, owned by Prince Abdullah Bin Abdullah al-Thani

Inside BMW's first all-electric vehicle

The first two products under the BMW i brand will be the i8 and the i3

Revealed: 16 most iconic watches of all time

Arabian Business guides you through the most iconic time pieces to have ever been made

VIDEOS »

Muslim Brotherhood remains defiant

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood party is standing firm in the aftermath of the military coup which removed Mohamed Morsi

China’s youth affected by economic slow down

China’s economy has slowed to 7.5 percent compared to 7.7 percent in the previous quarter

Scientists aim small for semiconductors

Nanotechnology researchers at the University of Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science are helping top semiconductor-makers to develop faster

Thai construction boom faces resistance

Thailand’s capital Bangkok is in the midst of a construction boom, with the largest green space in the city next in the developers’ sights

India will pay for Iranian crude in Rupees

India is to settle its $1.53bn oil payment with Iran in Rupees, and from now on all oil trade between the two countries will be done in Indian currency.

Latest Reader Comments

UAE launches party island to rival Ibiza
bak2h : SERIOUSLY?!?!?!?! Who in their right mind thought that this would be a good idea???? Not a single country in Europe or around the world, have thought of rivaling Ibiza, for a good reason too..... The Ibiza party culture and scene is not befitting of our standards here in the UAE. We, as guests to th...
UAE - Monday, 2 March 2015 3:11 PM

UAE’s Mashreq bank launches the 'selfie' credit card
Doug : Yes, because that's exactly what we all want from a credit card, the opportunity to have a picture of our face on it.

Heaven help us if we want something like a more secure card that actually uses Chip and PIN, or something useful like contactless payment.
Or a way of paying your bill...
UAE - Monday, 2 March 2015 3:10 PM

Free hotel stay for blaze-hit Dubai tower residents
whatnext : Incredible generosity.
Well done indeed Jannah, very impressive....
uae - Monday, 2 March 2015 3:10 PM

Should the Gulf introduce VAT?
fga : Ordinarily most people wouldn't mind paying a little VAT, the problem however is that as it is, a lot of items are already overpriced due to high costs of commercial rent and well, greed in some cases.
Imagine paying more for some non-VAT goods than one would pay in countries where VAT is order ...
UAE - Monday, 2 March 2015 3:10 PM

Saudi Arabia announces new crackdown on illegal expats from next week
Peter Peter : It is time higher authorities in Dubai also took some action against illegal operators in the UAE.
Professionals from Europe or other countries who can enter UAE with just a stamp at the immigration counter have no visa cost, no license cost, no local sponsor cost, no local establishment cost an...
UAE - Monday, 2 March 2015 1:03 PM

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EDITOR'S CHOICE »

1.

JLT boss vows to clean up lakes

Head of authority regulating Dubai's Jumeirah Lakes Towers last week said "I hate lakes"

2.

UK court says Saudi 'princess' is a prostitute

London High Court is hearing evidence in a $20m property fraud case

3.

Staff say UAE firms not obeying Ramadan work hours

Ministry of Labour says no employees meant to work more than 36 hours per week

FEATURES & ANALYSIS »

Will the Gulf answer African aviation's SOS?

Africa’s aviation sector is buckling under the strain of economic and political pressures. Gulf carriers will have a major say in the future of the industry

Kuwait's Al Kharafi on plans for the family empire

In his most wide-ranging interview since he took a more prominent role in the family business, Bader Nasser Al Kharafi gives an insight into the restructuring of the firm

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