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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

RTA plans new projects to ease Dubai-Sharjah congestion
JPS : What is the reason the authorities are not building a Pan Emirate Metro line (Dubai-Sharjah). Most residents will happily take this option. Why expand roads ?...
UAE - Wednesday, 1 March 2017 12:04 PM

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport hits new record
ali bumfukt : mabrook! fantastic news Dubai airport!...
UAE - Wednesday, 1 March 2017 12:04 PM

UAE looks at new law to deal with unruly passengers
Fentoni : Sensible suggestion. I'd also have a taser or two onboard with fingerprint recognition on the grip so only the crew can use them. Stun these idiots and put them in a straight jacket until landing...then put them on the banned list. ...
UAE - Wednesday, 1 March 2017 12:06 PM

Bond-themed brunch coming to Dubai
Fentoni : I'll have the Gold-finger-food please:
"I suppose you expect me to talk?" ..."No Mr. Bond, I expect you to dine."...
UAE - Wednesday, 1 March 2017 12:07 PM

UAE landlords set to get tougher on rental cheques
JRH : Point 1/2 - unsure of the numbers but those who are here don't spend what they used to.

The wife and I had a short break at a local hotel a few weeks back. Whilst having dinner we got talking to the couple on the next table. After a while the guy asked how much I'd paid for the drink I had...
UAE - Wednesday, 1 March 2017 12:07 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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