Revealed: the robots cleaning Dubai Metro stations

Roads and Transport Authority starts using robots to clean metro stations as part of drive to use artificial intelligence technology...
20 Feb 2019

Dubai's Du posts $480m profit as it searches for new CEO

Dubai telecoms operator announces record revenue in 2018, says search to find successor to Osman Sultan has entered active phase...
20 Feb 2019

Deliveroo launches in Kuwait with 900 restaurants

Global delivery service chief announces move into Kuwait City, calls it a 'really exciting market'...
20 Feb 2019

Bahrain eyes regulation as it chases crypto trading firms

Bahrain allows companies using cryptocurrency to work in the country on a trial basis...
20 Feb 2019

British foreign secretary to raise Saudi arms ban in Berlin talks

Jeremy Hunt to raise the question of weapons exports to Saudi Arabia with his German counterpart...
20 Feb 2019

UAE's Al Seef signs deal to build unmanned boats for Saudi Arabia

Al Seer Marine inks strategic partnership agreement with Advanced Electronics Company to build unmanned surface vessels in Saudi Arabia...
20 Feb 2019

Emaar denies it plans to accept digital currency payments

Dubai real estate giant responds to reports and blogs circulated online citing an alleged Emaar circular to real estate brokers...
20 Feb 2019

Man City's Abu Dhabi owners buy Chinese football club

City Football Group buys Chinese third-tier club Sichuan Jiuniu in partnership with a Chinese investment fund and a company that makes robots...
20 Feb 2019

VisitBritain chief on mission to attract more UAE tourists

Steve Ridgway on two-day visit to the UAE as he expects to see 825,000 GCC tourists to the UK this year...
20 Feb 2019

Reality show Fighting Fit Dubai signs deal with ESPN

Fighting Fit Dubai will air its third season on ESPN.com, thanks to a new deal inked between the show's creators and producers...
20 Feb 2019

Saudi prince agrees to step up anti-terror 'pressure' with India

Mohammed bin Salman has signed joint accords with Indian leader Narendra Modi on industry and culture, but announced no major deals...
20 Feb 2019

UAE fund signs $52.5m deal with defence technology firm

Defence and Security Development Fund of Tawazun Economic Council inks agreement with Halcon Systems...
20 Feb 2019

Indonesia lists $2bn green sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

Capital raised by the sukuk is intended for projects including sustainable development initiatives, says Indonesian Government...
20 Feb 2019

UAE's Time signs deal to run three Dubai hotels

Time Hotels Management has announced the signing of a new agreement to operate Dunes Hotel Apartments' three properties in Dubai...
20 Feb 2019

Oman asks tourists to apply for visas in advance

Oman is now specifying that visitors to the country will need to apply for visas a week in advance of travel...
20 Feb 2019

Flydubai posts $43.5m annual loss as fuel bill bites

Dubai-based low-cost carrier sees better second half of 2018 amid 'challenging year'...
20 Feb 2019

Dubai Airports, Careem launch cheaper travel for DWC passengers

Dubai Airports' long-term agreement will offer passengers using DWC a 25% discount for customers using the Careem app...
20 Feb 2019

Oil pushes toward $56 as Saudi cuts, trade talks roil the market

Oil has rallied about 23% this year as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies curtailed output...
20 Feb 2019

Claims brought before DIFC Courts rise 197% in 2018

A total of 670 cases were handled across all of DIFC Courts' divisions in 2018...
20 Feb 2019

India can help Saudi Arabia with its economic goals, says PM Narendra Modi

India is Saudi Arabia's fourth largest trading partner, with bilateral trade worth $27.5 billion last year...
20 Feb 2019