Developer of $1.3bn Jubail Island awards marine works contract

Set to feature six investment zone villages, Jubail Island is located between Yas Island and Saadiyat Island...
23 Jul 2019

UAE's Etisalat says net profit rises to $1.2bn as 5G launches

UAE-based telecoms operator says subscriber base totals 143m, a year-on-year increase of 2%...
23 Jul 2019

UAE Space Agency boss upbeat over Mars probe despite Falcon Eye failure

Arab world's first mission to Mars, Hope Probe, is set to launch next July...
23 Jul 2019

Abraaj probe focusing on senior execs, says Dubai regulator

Dubai Financial Services Authority says investigation into the collapsed Abraaj Group is focusing on senior management ...
23 Jul 2019

Boris Johnson as PM: A boon or disaster for the Middle East?

Former British Foreign Secretary has a lot of historical baggage coming with him into Downing Street...
23 Jul 2019

Dubai firm raises $2m to provide digital legal advice for start-ups

Clara mixes latest technology with human interaction to help start-ups...
23 Jul 2019

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque named among world's top 5 landmarks

Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is ranked third by global travel platform TripAdvisor...
23 Jul 2019

BBC launches Muzlamic, its first Muslim comedy sketch show

Muzlamic TV show aims to explore the life of Muslims in modern Britain...
23 Jul 2019

Hub71, Techstars set to launch first start-up programme in Abu Dhabi

Ten start-ups to be selected to take part in intensive 13-week programme...
23 Jul 2019

ADIA-backed Greenko raises $950m in green bonds

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority owns 15 percent of the company...
23 Jul 2019

Dubai car manufacturer Jannarelly reveals new roadster

Prices start at AED388,468 for the lightweight, 1960s-inspired sports car...
23 Jul 2019

Fears eased over Middle East blackout for Rugby World Cup 2019

World Rugby confirms discussions are taking place with potential broadcast partners in the region...
23 Jul 2019

UAE star Omar Abdulrahman leaves Saudi club Al Hilal

Emirati playmaker fails to agree new contract...
23 Jul 2019

UAE not leaving war-torn Yemen despite drawdown: minister

UAE tells Iran-backed Yemen rebels it's time to end the war...
23 Jul 2019

Abu Dhabi said to introduce road tolls

According to local media, drivers who don't pay the fee after crossing a toll will be liable for AED 10,000 fines...
23 Jul 2019

Pakistan relents on mandatory baggage wrap for passengers

Decision to force travellers to wrap checked-in luggage reversed after furious backlash...
23 Jul 2019

Abu Dhabi's Waha Capital appoints new CEO

Amr Al Menhali will join the firm in September...
23 Jul 2019

Investcorp raises $142m for first Indian buyout fund

Investcorp's fund will focus on investments in the consumer, financial services and healthcare industries...
23 Jul 2019

Saudi Aramco said to hold first investor earnings call in August

Saudi officials want a planned listing to go ahead in 2020 or 2021...
23 Jul 2019

Moldova suspends citizenship-by-investment scheme used by Dubai developer

Kleindienst Group announced that those who invest AED5m in its Heart of Europe project would be eligible to apply for Moldovan citizenship...
23 Jul 2019