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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


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


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


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

Small businesses in the UAE need more support than ever
Mazher Fakher : You had my sympathy until the last comment on employment bans. Yes, how dare these poor people you care so much about switch jobs freely - they should be trapped working for a terrible boss like you who uses the labour ban to keep wages low and people scared. You should retire already....
UAE - Sunday, 14 February 2016 5:46 PM

Four Seasons Abu Dhabi on track for 2016 opening
cecilia : Hi, when is the official opening day of Four Seasons Hotel please?

What are the requirements for commercial space rent, should we want to put up a cafeteria?

Appreciate your kind response.

All the best!...
united arab emirates - Sunday, 14 February 2016 5:46 PM

Dubai Mall cross dresser fined, will be deported
Sue Newton : He didn't do any criminal damage to Dubai. I think the airport authority should have advised him that in Dubai to dress like that is very inappropriate. None of us knew that. So far I haven't seen a cross dressing man in my area yet.

What about Scottish national suits men wear ? Is that a...
Uk - Sunday, 14 February 2016 8:01 AM

Swerving driver hospitalises 42 Dubai schoolgirls
Telcoguy : Taking pictures or recording on the street is not allowed in the UAE. Do i need to remind you what triggered this?...
Spain - Sunday, 14 February 2016 10:30 AM

Why Emaar’s share price will double (again) in 2014
GoodToGo : Hahaha, this is why I don't listen to any "pundits". Their predictions are often very wrong as compared to right. ...
UAE - Saturday, 13 February 2016 11:30 AM




JLT boss vows to clean up lakes

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


UK court says Saudi 'princess' is a prostitute

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


Staff say UAE firms not obeying Ramadan work hours

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


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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