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Qatar 2022 will cost 4,000 lives, claims trade union

International Trade Union Congress estimates construction death toll; calls for urgent reforms

Nakheel set to launch sales on new Dubai project

Warsan Village will feature nearly 1,200 new homes; construction to start in Q1 2014

Etihad hires 200 new staff for India expansion

Abu Dhabi airline says recruitment campaign in Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi was big success

UAE's first REIT plans IPO on Nasdaq Dubai - sources

Country's first real estate investment trust said to sell shares before end of this year

Saudi's SABIC sees strong demand for $1bn bond

First bond market visit since 2010 for world's largest petrochemicals maker

Qatar utility inks $450m deal for desalination project

Qatar Electricity and Water Co says it has signed financing agreement with local banks

10,000 Dubai luxury hotel rooms 'need revamp'

EC Harris estimates cost of renovation at AED325,000 a room in new report

UAE's m-gov't plan complete in two years, says official

Information and Communication Technology Fund allocates AED200m to finance the drive

UK celebrity chef opens first Abu Dhabi restaurant

Gary Rhodes builds on success of two Dubai eateries by launching Rhodes 44 in UAE capital

Abu Dhabi set to start building new dialysis centre

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company says construction of vital healthcare facility to begin soon

OPINIONS »

Will Dubai’s new transfer fee have the right effect?

Dubai Land Department is set to double the transfer fees on property sales

Sunny side up for GCC tourism

The GCC’s barriers to growing tourism numbers can be overcome, says Michael Fahy

PHOTOS »

Revealed: Top 10 first class lounges

Find out which airlines were awarded for their first class lounges at Skytrax’s World Airline Awards 2013

Revealed: Inside the Galactica Star superyacht

Heesen Yachts is set to showcase the 65 metre luxury yacht in Monaco this month

$680K Rolls-Royce 'Ghawwass' makes UAE debut

One-of-a-kind automobile goes on display at the Abu Dhabi showroom

Best MidEast cities for hotel investment 2013

Latest figures from the June 2013 edition of the Ernest and Young Middle East Hotel Benchmark Survey

Latest Reader Comments

Dubai ruler backs plan to build new $816m sports stadium
Hani El Chabti : Another side of national investment covered by a great leader with a great vision......
Canada - Monday, 23 May 2016 6:40 PM

GCC's class act threatened by teacher shortages
Peter Peter : This explains why GEMS teachers are being offer equity by the management. It seems to be driven by fear that many good teachers may leave rather than any generosity of heart. ...
UAE - Monday, 23 May 2016 6:40 PM

Abu Dhabi lays off staff as Gulf austerity tightens
Mad : Do such reports reach banks who are very aggressive with small and helpless employees.. they don't care about the disaster around and continue sucking the blood and ruining families and small businesses with their high interest rates and penalties and fees in order to recover their losses from this ...
uae - Monday, 23 May 2016 6:41 PM

Qatar Airways chief reignites US spat ahead of Atlanta launch
Telcoguy : @Jaded, you are right that EK offering is not as good as QA at least in J. But based on what I hear it is still way better than Delta / United /AA offering. I personally choose BA whenever I need to fly to the USA from here.

I have not had to deal with EK customer care for a long time so yo...
Spain - Monday, 23 May 2016 6:42 PM

Salem Bin Dasmal: Why integrity comes first
kg_grl : Great interview!
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UAE - Monday, 23 May 2016 6:42 PM

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EDITOR'S CHOICE »

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Revealed: How Expo 2020 will benefit Dubai

Arabian Business takes a look at how the emirate’s key industries could benefit from hosting the prestigious event

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Qatar kicks out Nepalese envoy amid worker deaths report

Maya Kumari Sharma sacked; said to help The Guardian reveal 44 Nepali worker deaths in Qatar summer heat

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Bahrain stung by Obama comment on tensions

Gulf kingdom voices disappointment after US President compares it to Syria and Iraq

FEATURES & ANALYSIS »

Oberoi's Dubai ambitions

The Oberoi Dubai has only been open two months, but general manager Karim Bizid tells Louise Oakley how he believes he will achieve his goal of running the most luxurious hotel in Dubai

OSN chief talks production, profits and piracy

David Butorac, CEO of Orbit Showtime Network, on the future of pay TV

Port of call for Jordan

The expansion of Jordan’s Aqaba Container Terminal is viewed by the government as a key development in the country’s economy. Due to be completed next month, Yamurai Zendera was granted special access to the project

Time for Qatar to start shining

Will Qatar really become the Gulf’s premier logistics hub of the future? Nadia Khan investigates

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