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Burj Dubai readies for December deadline

The final stages of development on and around Emaar's Burj Dubai are being done by an army of workers in readiness for the December...

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed held talks with French President Nicolas...

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, held...

DMCC host inaugural Dubai Diamond Conference

Conference discusses diamond trading, banking and finance along the “New Silk Route” for diamonds The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (‘DMCC’), the licensing authority for...

GCC countries reiterate stand by Bahrain

The GCC countries have pledged full political, economic, security and defence support to the Kingdom of Bahrain and expressed rejection for external interference in...

Dubai to host 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai...

Dubai’s debt doesn’t stop Middle East’s monster projects

The debt problems besetting Dubai's property sector have not affected the go-ahead for the region's largest aluminium, cabling and renewable energy projects, all centred...

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid wins Europe’s Endurance Race

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was crowned  winner of...

Burj Khalifa illuminates to national flag colours

Emaar’s UAE National Day tribute to celebrate nation’s solidarity and brotherhood Highest levels of the tower to come alive with the brilliance of UAE national...

HH Sheikh Mohammed orders payment of annual increment for Govt’s employees

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai,...

Statement from Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum about the restructuring...

Dubai Government Offers Dubai World $9.5 Billion in New Funds Dubai World and Nakheel will today announce proposals for the restructuring of their liabilities...

Armani Hotel Opening

Dubai Ruler Says `We Are Back’ After Restructuring Debt

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum discusses the emirate's recovery from a debt crisis involving state-controlled holding company Dubai World. He talks...

UAE ranks 33 in the 2011 Global Peace Index

The United Arab Emirates ranks 33 in the 2011 Global Peace Index (GPI) announced today. Levels of world peace dropped for the third consecutive...

A new decade of opportunity for the Gulf

UAE, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia leading the race for tourist revenue growth with positive outlook for industry as governments use tourism as major...

UAE ‘winning’ war on wild pet trade

The multi-billion dollar illegal trade of exotic pets in the United Arab Emirates is facing a "succeeding" government crackdown. After years of battling the illicit...

Dubai SME announces top 100 SMEs

Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai (DED) mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has...

Falling Oil Prices Hit the Middle East

What a difference a year makes. Last July the price of oil was at a record high close to 150 dollars a barrel. Today...

Mall Walkers of Dubai