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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

Jennifer Aniston among LA residents hitting out at mega-mansions being built by rich Arabs
Fat Buck : Whilst the proposed mansions are indeed examples of obscene wealth spent obscenely; for Americans to accuse anyone of making anything tasteless and overly big and annoying to others is splendidly ironic....
UAE - Monday, 6 July 2015 7:03 PM

Scottish gov’t supports bid to return QE2 to UK
The Wanderer : This is a very brave suggestion by our Councillors. Let's get behind them, back them and look forward to the former Queen of the Sea returning once more to a base in Greenock....
Scotland - Monday, 6 July 2015 7:03 PM

Greece No vote: Impact on stocks and currencies
Peter Knight Advisor : At least the Greeks had a vote..

Look at Bernanke's calls on the economy prior to the "great recession" in this YouTube https://peterknightadvisor.wordpress.com/2015/07/02/bens-economic-

He was wrong on every front yet Washington without a vote allowed him to direct unaudited trill...
BVI - Monday, 6 July 2015 4:39 PM

Billion dollar turnaround: Sony Mobile CEO
Singh Noni : The pricing has completely gone haywire now. The z3+ is being sold in India at a price more than that of iphone6 and 20% more than that of Samsung Galaxy S6. How come they expect it to sell at that price. The Z3 compact still costs more than Galaxy S5 at 35000 INR. I think they should first get the ...
India - Monday, 6 July 2015 3:43 PM

Drastic property market correction in Dubai 'unlikely' - poll
Hush : Having to cite the opinion of MBA students at LBS indicates the desperation of the property sector to tow the line and make predictions on a subject they aren't qualified to comment on. No one saw the 2008 crash before it happened, and most couldn't identify it while it was happening. I'm not sugges...
UAE - Monday, 6 July 2015 2:58 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

2.

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

3.

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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