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Emaar: the case for a corporate break up

Anil Bhoyrul suggests a full scale demerger of Emaar should be considered

UK mulls adding Bahrain to human rights blacklist

British MPs call failure to implement reforms 'inexplicable'; also say Saudi defence deals are 'controversial'

Oman plans tax on remittances as budget pressure rises

Proposed tax would hit about 1.5 million migrant workers, most from south and southeast Asia

Developer mulls Dubailand business hub projects

Dubai Properties Group says logistics park plan under consideration for mixed-use district

Dubai bubble concerns 'overly negative', says Cluttons

Real estate consultancy says new regulatory measures already helping to cool price rises

Louvre Abu Dhabi to open on UAE National Day in 2015

French Minister for Culture says museum on Saadiyat Island is set to open doors on Dec 2

US shale boom to have 'minimal' impact on Gulf - S&P

New S&P report plays down fears voiced by Saudi billionaire businessman Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal

Saudi Arabia eyes $1.1bn military system upgrade

US Defence Security Cooperation Agency notifies Congress of possible Royal Saudi Naval Forces deal

First sports-dedicated legal firm launched in Gulf

Move comes as region is spending billions on sporting investments such as top European football teams

"Urgent need" for pilots amid Gulf aviation boom

Boeing report says nearly 100,000 pilots and technicians required over next 20 years in region

New UAE initiative to focus on women entrepreneurs

Abu Dhabi Global Shapers hub will also encourage young people on subjects such as education, careers

Qatar Airways to launch Edinburgh flights in Q2 2014

Gulf carrier to start services to Scottish capital on May 28; to offer five flights per week

Global sukuk supply, demand gap set to peak in 2014

New study says potential demand for sukuk among Gulf investors has exceeded supply for many years


The real story behind the Dubai Airshow

Mubadala Aerospace was the biggest winner at last week’s event, says Ed Attwood

Will Qatar 2022 achieve its goals?

Qatar’s World Cup bosses should be judged on delivering their promises on human rights and stadia, says Michael Fahy


Abu Dhabi Art 2013

The highlights of the festival from the heart of Saadiyat Island

Dubai Airshow hit by flooding and thunderstorms

The event has closed early as the new exhibition site at Dubai World Central was hit by flooding and thunderstorms

A closer look at the all new Porsche Macan

World premiere of the German carmaker's three derivatives for its new compact SUV model

Inside Qatar Executive's new Global 5000 aircraft

A closer look at Qatar airways corporate jet arm at Dubai Airshow

Revealed: Royal Jet's new $700m fleet

Royal Jet will completely renew its fleet by the year 2020, which will reach a total value of $700m at current list prices


Video: Flooding inside Dubai Airshow site

Amateur video shows rain water flooding into Dubai Airshow exhibition centre

Aerobatics at Dubai Air Show

A stunning multicoloured aerobatics display has wowed attendees of the Dubai Air Show

Dubai Crown Prince in parachute scare

Quick thinking meant Sheikh Hamdan was able to untangle his parachute cords while on a skydive at 3,000 feet

Latest Reader Comments

Dubai Rolls-Royce owner among victims of luxury car scam
Rafi : These scams could be easily averted if we had a better escrow system in place. Since the registration happens through RTI, why they provide an escrow system too. Buyer could pay cash/bank transfer to RTA and once the registration is completed, RTA transfer this money to the seller. This will make th...
India - Sunday, 4 December 2016 1:07 PM

Dubai 'not ready for Michelin' says Vineet Bhatia
Bob : @WHJ a Michelin starred restaurant, and a restaurant with a Michelin starred chef's name attached to it are two very different things !!

The standard here is nowhere near as good as a true Michelin star restaurant anywhere else. Just from the quality of service alone - never mind getting o...
Dubai - Sunday, 4 December 2016 1:07 PM

Alabbar signs JV deal with online luxury retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter
Zahra : excited for to go live in Jan...
UAE - Sunday, 4 December 2016 1:06 PM

UAE rulers hail 'brightest period in history', open $136m museum
Engr. Shabir Hussain Khawaja : It's a great achievement by a great and visionary leader H.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Aal Maktoum to preserve precious moments of UAE history. I suggest to keep also the monuments or pictures of all brave solders who martyred for country and nation. I wish best of luck and pray for strengthen of ...
Pakistan - Sunday, 4 December 2016 9:09 AM

How to solve the Dubai-Sharjah congestion dilemma
John : The traffic is going to increase dramatically as the deadline approaches for mandatory health insurance in Dubai. great numbers of people have been switching their iqamas from Dubai to Sharjah to avoid this requirement, which means all these Sharjah residents will have no health insurance whilst in ...
UAE - Sunday, 4 December 2016 9:08 AM




Interview: Former UK PM Tony Blair

Having turned 60 this year, Tony Blair reflects on Iraq, Palestine and the battle to win hearts and minds in the Middle East


Etihad jet in emergency landing after mayday call

'Airspeed system failure' causes Airbus A330 to turn back shortly after take-off


Abu Dhabi scraps 5% annual rent cap

Move by Abu Dhabi Executive Council could open up real estate sector and drive rents up


Nakheel says $215m Al Furjan plots booked

Dubai developer sees high demand from investors for residential project which flooded in Sept


Euro MPs add voice to Qatar labour concerns

European Parliament urges FIFA to send clear message to Qatar regarding allegations of forced labour


Interview: Vijay Malhotra

For more than three decades, Vijay Malhotra has played a pivotal role in developing the UAE’s culture of corporate governance. In a wide-ranging interview, the KPMG Lower Gulf chairman explains why he is more excited than ever about the country’s economic outlook

Saudi's foreign labour blitz promises long-term gain

Crackdown has thrown millions of lives into turmoil and caused rioting in big cities

Solved: The riddle of the rotating Egyptian statue

Video footage of the spinning statue went viral, drawing crowds to the Manchester Museum to gaze at the curious artefact

Brian Tracy: The motivation man

StartUp sat down with motivational speaker Brian Tracy to find out how entrepreneurs can get ahead of the game, what it takes battle through tough times, and where people find inspiration

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