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Trade union, MPs call for Scotland-Qatar match to be cancelled

Trade union, MPs call for Scotland-Qatar match to be cancelled

Scottish Trades Union Congress decries 'appalling labour abuse' by Qatar of construction workers; urges SFA to speak out

Kuwait approves draft law to use CCTV in public places

Kuwait approves draft law to use CCTV in public places

New legislation aims to reduce crime, identify perpertrators and protect the public

UAE mulls inter-city metro line to link emirates

UAE mulls inter-city metro line to link emirates

Public works minister said to reveal plans to upgrade road and public transport networks ahead of Expo 2020

Arabian Business Cafe

When being tech savvy isn't cool

When being tech savvy isn't cool

It is time hotels toned down the fancy-yet-impossible...

Why Kevin Pietersen has been poorly advised

Why Kevin Pietersen has been poorly advised

The best thing the cricketer could have done was remain...

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The winner takes it all?

The winner takes it all?

Shane McGinley asks whether every deal in the Middle...

Don't mention the d-word

Don't mention the d-word

Hotels must overcome the fear factor to serve disabled...

Qatari editor said to quit after printing sexual image
Media»

Qatari editor said to quit after printing sexual image

Editor of Al Sharq newspaper also reportedly fires staff responsible for printing image of a woman’s hands covered in images from the Kama Sutra

Egypt court postpones Mursi death sentence confirmation
Culture & Society»

Egypt court postpones Mursi death sentence confirmation

Judge says case involving former President Mohamed Mursi and other top Muslim Brotherhood leaders deferred to June 16

Dubai's Amlak resumes share trading after 6-year suspension
Markets»

Dubai's Amlak resumes share trading after 6-year suspension

Islamic lender returns to Dubai Financial Market; hailed by company chiefs as 'significant milestone'

Nepal urges Qatar to end controversial kafala scheme
Politics & Economics»

Nepal urges Qatar to end controversial kafala scheme

Nepal's labour minister says sponsorship system should be abolished on human rights grounds

Five Saudi stocks to be closed to foreign investors, says bourse
Markets»

Five Saudi stocks to be closed to foreign investors, says bourse

Stock exchange says Jabal Omar Development, Bahri, Makkah Construction among stocks that will not be available from June 15

UAE's Crescent extends deal with Cherie Blair Foundation
Banking & Finance»

UAE's Crescent extends deal with Cherie Blair Foundation

Conglomerate commits to partnership to support more female entrepreneurs across the Middle East

Etihad in strongest bid yet to quash ‘Big Three’ subsidies claims
Transport»

Etihad in strongest bid yet to quash ‘Big Three’ subsidies claims

The airline has submitted a 60-page document to the Obama administration detailing why it believes allegations by American, Delta and United airlines are false

Hot air from the Windy City
Transport»
Hot air from the Windy City
The fracking of US-Saudi relations
Energy»
The fracking of US-Saudi relations
Style»
Dubai Design Week to take place in October

Dubai Design Week to take place in October

Event will take place alongside the commercial design fair, Downtown Design

Cars & Boats»
Lamborghini announces SUV model addition

Lamborghini announces SUV model addition

The new vehicle will be introduced to the market by 2018

Style»
How to dress like a millionaire

How to dress like a millionaire

You don’t have to be a millionaire to look like one

Sport»
Yaya Toure commits future to Abu Dhabi's Man City

Yaya Toure commits future to Abu Dhabi's Man City

Midfield lynchpin cools speculation surrounding his future by saying he will 'definitely stay' at Premier League club

Photos»
Transport»
Bad weather forces solar-powered plane to land in Japan

Bad weather forces solar-powered plane to land in Japan

Solar Impulse 2, which took off from Abu Dhabi in March, is attempting a round-the-world flight

Culture & Society»
UAE raises $800,000 for Nepal earthquake appeal

UAE raises $800,000 for Nepal earthquake appeal

Emirates Red Crescent field teams are distributing food, clothes and medical supplies to towns and villages hit by last month’s disaster

Travel»
Burj Khalifa lipstick sculpture unveiled at Heathrow

Burj Khalifa lipstick sculpture unveiled at Heathrow

Beauty Burj created by world-famous micro sculpture Hedley Wiggan

Videos»
Sport»
Kjeldsen wins Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Kjeldsen wins Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

40-year-old ends six-year drought with win at Royal County Down

Arts»
Kardashian upsets animal activists with tiger cub selfie in Dubai

Kardashian upsets animal activists with tiger cub selfie in Dubai

Wildlife expert says holiday snaps support an industry that relies on animal cruelty

Sport»
Five Minutes with… Jetman, AKA Yves Rossy

Five Minutes with… Jetman, AKA Yves Rossy

55-year-old 'birdman' lew over the deserts and skylines of Dubai

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