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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 to finish drafting corporate tax, VAT laws in Q3
AlexT : Unfortunately any kind of taxation would put an unbereable burden on the majority of the SMEs already struggling espcially in view of the 2016 forecast that appears to indicate a slow down of business. By burden I'm not refering to and actual X% of any profits (for the ones that have any to show) bu...
UAE/QATAR - Saturday, 4 July 2015 12:22 PM

Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law
Kevin : This is just like the current law and it will not be followed just like major companies don't follow the current law
It's a disaster that it take 18 months to take your employer to court and there are not enough experts to make the decisions
I have been waiting 18 months for the court exper...
Kuwait - Saturday, 4 July 2015 10:06 AM

Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network
KBH : When is Qatar Airways planning to launch a new service between Doha and Detroit, Michigan, USA? Detroit has the largest Arab and Indian community in U.S. Qatar Airways is missing a golden business opportunity....
USA - Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:59 AM

Dubai Police issue almost $10m in fines for tailgating in 18 months
scott : Great work, Dubai Police !!

Another big problem is the cutting into your lane instead of following the normal queue.

This is causing lots of traffic jams in Barsha (going into MOE), DIFC (Al Marooj junction) and even into Dubai mall.

A lot of bad and inconsiderate drive...
singapore - Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:59 AM

Why I'm giving all my wealth away
sandeep : It is a grand gesture by his HRH Prince Waleed in the interest of mankind at large. May god bless him with good health. Let other ultra rich follow his thoughts and deeds and make this world a better place to live for one and all....
India - Friday, 3 July 2015 11:27 AM

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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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