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  • Abu Dhabi house prices rise 7 in Q2 says JLL

    Arabian Business - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Sales prices for residential units in Abu Dhabi rose seven percent in the second quarter of 2014, the sixth successive quarter of increases, Jones Lang LaSalle said on ...

  • TASWEEK engages US Business communities to promote Dubai as a Smart City

    AME Info - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:This is a newly created position, working closely with the Managing Partner of Rethink (Auditing and Accounting Services). This position has been created to start ...

  • Qatar edges up on bullish property prices UAE slips

    United Arab Emirates News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    DUBAI: Qatar’s bourse edged up in early trade on Tuesday after the country’s central bank said property prices had climbed to a new peak, while stock markets in the United Arab Emirates ...

  • UAE set to issue first federal gov’t bonds before 2018

    United Arab Emirates News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The UAE is expected to issue its first ever federal government bonds before 2018 to help the country’s banks meet global liquidity rules, but feasibility studies are yet to be completed, a ...

  • UAE’s second tallest tower set for Q1 2015 handover

    United Arab Emirates News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Sheffield Holdings Limited has announced that its plans to build the second tallest tower in the UAE is over 80 percent complete. Its Marina 101 project, which stands at 425 metres, is poised to be ...

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  • UAE to highlight coffee market in Ecuador

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The UAE's coffee consumption market is set for remarkable growth and will be worth Dh409 million ($112 million) by 2017, according to a research by Euromonitor. With the continuous mission in ...

  • UAE lender NBAD lifts profit forecast

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    * 2014 profit seen up 8-10 pct vs 6-8 pct previously * Cost growth seen at 10-12 pct vs 12-15 pct before * Q2 net profit 1.42 bln dhs vs 1.3 bln forecast * Beats estimates on higher ...

  • Bestway acquires Co-op Pharmacy

    Gulf News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Dubai: The Bestway Group, UK’s 18th largest privately owned company, has acquired The Co-operative Group’s pharmacy business for £620 million (Dh3.88 billion). The transaction is ...

  • UAE steps up fight against terror with tough law

    Gulf News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: A new draft law to combat terrorism is one step closer to reality after it was approved by members of the Federal National Council on ...

  • Dh70000 bounced cheque for Dh3500 credit card

    Gulf News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Dubai: A woman has been jailed for a month for issuing a bounced cheque worth Dh70,000 that she claims to have signed for a Dh3,500 credit ...

  • First year of smart learning programme a success

    Gulf News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The first half of this year has marked a milestone for the Programme, with the completion of phase I of its programme and its implementation in 123 ...

  • UAE charity distributes iftar at Al Aqsa

    Gulf News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Occupied Jerusalem: The UAE’s Humanitarian Appeal International (HAI) has distributed thousands of iftar meals at Al Aqsa Mosque, and 10 tonnes of food supplies to underprivileged families in ...

  • Yemens al Qaeda wing seeks to set up emirate in east

    Reuters World News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    ADEN/DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's al Qaeda wing has ordered men and women in the east to obey its strict interpretation of Islamic law, saying it aimed to set up an emirate in the remote area, ...

  • Dubai International Reopens after 80-Day Runway Closure

    Dubai Chronicle - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    After an 80-day runway closure, Dubai International Airport reopened on Monday and is now working at its full capacity. Airlines are moving flights back to the airport, while the ...

  • Emirates A380 says “Namaste Mumbai”

    eTN - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has commenced its first scheduled Airbus A380 service to India with a daily flight between Dubai and Mumbai. EK500 took off from Dubai ...

  • Chocolate replica of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque revealed

    Arabian Business - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    With Eid Al Fitr just days away, Hilton Abu Dhabi's skilled pastry team has crafted a chocolate replica of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque for guests to marvel in the hotel ...

  • Chinese building firm wins two Dubai Palm Jumeirah hotel projects

    Arabian Business - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    China State Construction Engineering Co (CSCEC), the Asian superpower's third largest construction firm, has won two contracts from Dubai-based developer Arenco Real Estate to build two new ...

  • Auris plots five new Dubai hotels and Africa debut

    Arabian Business - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Dubai-based Auris Group of Hotels has revealed plans to open six new properties between 2015 and 2017, five of which will be located in Dubai, and one in Africa, marking the company's first ...

  • Abu Dhabi comes to Australia

    eTB News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Abu Dhabi’s travel and tourism industry is coming to Australia at the end of July for a 3 month roadshow to build tourism links. The delegation includes Abu?Dhabi Tourism & Culture ...

  • Dubai Municipality launches new global address system app

    The National - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Dubai Municipality is testing a new global address system that will allow people to locate entrances to buildings to within a one-metre radius using a code for each building in the emirate.Eng ...

  • Woman converts to Islam day before she dies in Abu Dhabi

    Business 247 - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A woman who had stuck to her religion despite her marriage to a Muslim finally decided to convert to Islam while she was in hospital in Abu Dhabi having treatment for cancer. A day after she ...

  • Atlantis fire picture on social media is old Dubai Media Office

    Business 247 - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Arabic daily Emarat Al Youm has reported Dubai Government's Media Office as clarifying pictures of the Atlantis resort in Dubai, which show damage due to fire, date back to September 2008. ...

  • 7 camel thieves jailed in Abu Dhabi

    Business 247 - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A criminal court in Abu Dhabi sentenced seven expatriate men to prison terms of between three and seven months after they were found guilty of stealing camels and sheep from several farms in the ...

  • UN sends 115 tonnes of aid from Dubai for displaced Gaza families

    albawaba - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A Palestinian man carrying UN-supplied aid. Up to 100,000 Palestinians have been displaced since the start of Israel's offensive in Gaza (Mohammed ...

  • IEC announces SGI Dubai 2015 with focus on textile printing

    United Arab Emirates News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Exhibition arm of the Dubai-based conglomerate, the Falak Holding; International Expo Consult (IEC) is the organizer of key exhibitions including Sign and Graphic Imaging (SGI Dubai) and the ...

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