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  • >Dubai's smaller clinics seek value creation - gulfnews.com
    gulfnews.comDubai's smaller clinics seek value creationgulfnews.comDubai: With the country's health care sector going through far-reaching change, many of the smaller clinics in Dubai and the other emirate see value in joining forces than try and to…
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  • >Day in the life: Sweet scent of success for Dubai beauty manager - The National
    The NationalDay in the life: Sweet scent of success for Dubai beauty managerThe NationalOlivier Jourdan, a beauty manager at Nayomi, oversees the entire collection of fragrance and beauty products sold in the company's 185 stores throughout the GCC.…
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  • >Dubai named among world's top 10 influential cities - ArabianBusiness.com
    ArabianBusiness.comDubai named among world's top 10 influential citiesArabianBusiness.comDubai has been named among the world's 10 most influential cities in a new list published by US magazine Forbes. While traditional big-hitters London and New Yor…
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  • >How To Set Up A Business In Dubai - Gulf Business News
    How To Set Up A Business In DubaiGulf Business NewsIt is also one of the most economically progressive places to do business in – a large part of the credit for which goes to Dubai and its rapid growth as a middle-eastern business hub. Its growing…
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  • Dubai eases fund manager restrictions - COOConnect
    Dubai eases fund manager restrictionsCOOConnectDubai has eased its restrictions on asset managers in what appears to be a move to attract more hedge funds and private equity vehicles to domicile in the region. The new rules, which were introduced on…
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  • Dubai landlords feel 'locked in' by low rents - gulfnews.com
    gulfnews.comDubai landlords feel 'locked in' by low rentsgulfnews.comDubai: A landlord in the Arabian Ranches is at his wits' end. His villa with a pool has a tenant who moved in last year for an annual rent of Dh255,000. When the contract was due fo…
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  • Kuwait's Khorafi Family Wins Dubai Judgment Against Switzerland's Sarasin - Wall Street Journal
    Zawya (registration)Kuwait's Khorafi Family Wins Dubai Judgment Against Switzerland's SarasinWall Street JournalDUBAI—A Dubai court Thursday ruled in favor of Kuwait's prominent Al Khorafi family in a suit against Switzerland's Bank Sarasin over mi…
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  • Dubai's Nakheel to Pay $2.1 Billion in Debt Early - ABC News
    ArabianBusiness.comDubai's Nakheel to Pay $2.1 Billion in Debt EarlyABC NewsDubai's developer Nakheel behind the famed man-made palm-shaped islands said Wednesday it is repaying 7.9 billion dirhams, or roughly $2.15 billion this month — nearly four…
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  • Dubai named one of the world's most influential cities - The National
    The NationalDubai named one of the world's most influential citiesThe NationalThe high ranking was boosted by the city's top spot in the world for air connectivity, Forbes said, with non-stop flights at least three times a week to 93 per cent of glob…
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  • Dubai officials deny entry to world's most pierced man - The Guardian
    The GuardianDubai officials deny entry to world's most pierced manThe GuardianA heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said on Sunday that he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, for…
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Abu Dhabi

  • >Abu Dhabi Airport customs seize cocaine - gulfnews.com
    Khaleej TimesAbu Dhabi Airport customs seize cocainegulfnews.comAbu Dhabi: Working together, the Department of Anti-Drug at Abu Dhabi Police and inspectors at Abu Dhabi International Airport's Customs recently foiled a smuggling attempt of 146 cocain…
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  • >Vidit remains in joint lead at Abu Dhabi Masters Chess - Times of India
    Times of IndiaVidit remains in joint lead at Abu Dhabi Masters ChessTimes of IndiaABU DHABI: Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi continued with his winning ways and put it across third seed Alexander Areshchenko of Ukraine to remain in joint lead after the en…
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  • >Pedestrians and cyclist corridors for Abu Dhabi - gulfnews.com
    Pedestrians and cyclist corridors for Abu Dhabigulfnews.comAbu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Municipality says it has completed between 50-85 per cent of the pedestrian and cyclist corridors project at Khalifa City, Shakhboot City and Mohammad Bin Zayed City…
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  • >Citroën Abu Dhabi's hopes alive - Khaleej Times
    Khaleej TimesCitroën Abu Dhabi's hopes aliveKhaleej TimesCitroen Total Abu Dhabi in action. — Supplied photo. The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT drivers of Kris Meeke and Mads Ostberg were running inside the top ten at the half stage on day one of R…
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  • Abu Dhabi seeks to preserve intangible heritage - gulfnews.com
    Abu Dhabi seeks to preserve intangible heritagegulfnews.comThe workshop, running between August 24 and September 4, will be supervised by Dr Nasser Ali Al Humairi, intangible heritage director and Unesco international files coordinator at TCA Abu Dha…
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  • Review: David Blaine mind-boggling in Abu Dhabi - gulfnews.com
    gulfnews.comReview: David Blaine mind-boggling in Abu Dhabigulfnews.comIf you thought that was a once-in-a-lifetime miraculous trick, think again because Blaine is asserting his mastery in the field by performing in Abu Dhabi on Friday and Saturday n…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:18pm -
  • Test shows Nigerian woman who died at Abu Dhabi airport did not have Ebola - The National
    Bella NaijaTest shows Nigerian woman who died at Abu Dhabi airport did not have EbolaThe NationalABU DHABI // A Nigerian woman who died in transit at Abu Dhabi airport last Friday did not have Ebola, formal tests have shown. The woman was known to ha…
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  • 4 more villa schools closed in Abu Dhabi - gulfnews.com
    Khaleej Times4 more villa schools closed in Abu Dhabigulfnews.comThe schools were ordered to shut down by the emirate's education regulator, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec), at the beginning of the 2013-2014 academic year, the Adec announced i…
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  • 'Say no to bachelors' campaign in Abu Dhabi - gulfnews.com
    gulfnews.com'Say no to bachelors' campaign in Abu Dhabigulfnews.comLast year, Abu Dhabi Municipality recorded 2,771 violations against villa owners who rented property to bachelor groups. Each landlord was fined Dh20,000 for flouting the rule, 67 rea…
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  • Woman suspected of Ebola infection on Abu Dhabi flight died of cancer - The National
    Toronto StarWoman suspected of Ebola infection on Abu Dhabi flight died of cancerThe National“Haad [Health Authority – Abu Dhabi] said that although she displayed symptoms consistent with an Ebola viral infection, her existing medical condition p…
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UAE Interact

  • TCA organises Community Workshops to foster understanding of Emirate’s Intangible Cultural Heritage
    Cultural anthropologists, academics and researchers are set to gain a greater understanding of the emirate's intangible heritage in a specialised workshop in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi
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  • Nakheel awards construction contract at Jumeirah Islands
    Nakheel has awarded a contract worth over Dh146 million for the construction of 84 townhouses and a new retail centre at its high-end Jumeirah Islands community in Dubai.The developer has appointed U.A.E.-based Metac General Contracting to build
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  • Damac sells out first release of ‘Akoya Oxygen’
    Damac Properties announced that the first release of houses at its green master development ‘Akoya Oxygen' were sold out on Thursday in record time. All sales centres in Dubai dedicated to the sales introduction witnessed huge numbers of client
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  • Emirates SkyCargo plans Basel freighter service
    Emirates SkyCargo is set to further strengthen trade lanes between Switzerland and its worldwide network with the introduction of a weekly freighter service from Basel to Dubai starting September 21, 2014. The new freighter flight will supplemen
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  • U.A.E.’s hotel industry performing well
    The U.A.E.'s hotel industry continues to maintain robust performance as it enters the third quarter of the year. The emirate of Dubai alone has reported massive occupancy as it hosted a plethora of events that attracted a huge influx of internationa
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  • U.A.E. tops in global apparel designs
    The rise of fast fashion has been meteoric in the U.A.E., as recession-weary consumers are becoming more aware of new branded outfits that have grabbed the attention of global apparel manufacturers.

Dynamic new fashion labels are invigor
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  • Foreign investors purchased Dh 1.1 bn worth of shares on Dubai Financial Market
    Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced that the value of shares bought by foreign investors, or non-U.A.E. nationals, from 17th to 21st August, 2014, reached about Dh 1.137 billion, while value of stocks they sold stood at Dh 1.082 bn, with net forei
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  • Citroën Abu Dhabi’s hopes alive
    The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT drivers of Kris Meeke and Mads Ostberg were running inside the top ten at the half stage on day one of Rally Germany on Friday, while Mohamed Al Mutawaa slipped to the bottom of the table after a strong start, a Press
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  • Khalifa University wraps up exciting "STEM" Summer Camp with robot showdown
    Khalifa University has wrapped up its first Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) summer camp on August 21st, with an exciting "Robo" Competition at its Abu Dhabi campus.Over 30 students participated in front of their peers, Un
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  • Humanitarian aid worth Dh1.9m bound for Iraq
    The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) humanitarian aid shipment consisting of 16 containers will leave Jebel Ali Port on Saturday for Erbil, Iraq, officials said on Thursday.The aid is being sent from the stockpile in Dubai and is worth
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Khaleej Times

  • Focus on relations between UAE, France
    General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius on Sunday. The Foreign Minister is on a visit to the UAE.
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  • Sharjah Ruler opens students' works exhibition
    His Highness Dr. Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the University of Sharjah (UoS), today opened the 8th exhibition of graduates' works at the College of Fine Arts.
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  • UAE Ambassador meets Grand Imam of Al-Azhar
    Mohammed bin Nakheera Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Egypt and Representative to the League of Arab States has met with the Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, Shaikh Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb.
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  • Govt agencies and students to be rewarded
    Smart mobile applications developed by government agencies and students to speed up public services will be recognised and rewarded, said His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Du…
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  • Cook gets 3 years for abusing two-year-old
    A 55-year-old domestic cook was sentenced to three years in jail followed by deportation for molesting his sponsor's nearly two-year-old girl in his room at the family house.
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  • Worker's life term confirmed in re-trial for murder
    A 26-year-old Bangladeshi worker has had his life term confirmed by the Court of First Instance in a re-trial for a murder charge.
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  • Man stabbed to death over Dh3,000 loan, court hears
    A man stabbed a worker to death over a Dh3,000 loan the latter failed to repay him, a court heard.
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  • Shaikh Hamdan gives go ahead to national heritage revival plan
    Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, who is also the Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, has sanctioned the proposed strategic plan and the organisational structure of the Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Centre fo…
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Yahoo News

  • >Swimming's biggest stars descend on Dubai for FINA World Cup
    The FINA Swimming World Cup is bringing world-class swimmers to Dubai for two days as part of the Middle East cluster of short course swimming meets. The World Cup started as an international series in 1988-89 and is open to all swimmers from FINA me…
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  • Marcus' Dubai nightmare
    The dream of making a motza in the Dubai property market turned into a nightmare for Marcus Lee when he was imprisoned on a false bribery charge. In a new book, he describes how he survived five years of living hell, sustained by the support of his w…
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  • Dubai firm may partner in developing Smart City in MP
    Madhya Pradesh is expecting partnership of Dubai firms in another Smart City project to be developed between Indore and Bhopal. Abdullatif AlMulla, CEO of SmartCity Dubai and MP chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today held a meeting in this regard…
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  • Time to move? What $500,000 will get you in Dubai
    Dubai may be one of the hottest property market in the world, but you will be surprised how far half a million dollars will still get you compared to other global cities.
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  • Is Dubai's property market still too hot?
    If you wanted to make a quick buck in property, Dubai would have been the place to do it in the last couple of years. And the desert of superlatives is still going strong despite a partial slowdown.
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  • Dubai's Nakheel to pay $2.1 billion in debt early
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's developer Nakheel behind the famed man-made palm-shaped islands said Wednesday it is repaying 7.9 billion dirhams, or roughly $2.15 billion this month — nearly four years before the last installment is d…
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  • Dubai property giant repays debt four years early
    Nakheel, the real estate giant at the heart of Dubai's financial crisis, confirmed Wednesday that it would repay all of its 7.9 billion dirhams ($2.15 billion) bank debt almost four years ahead of schedule. Nakheel, which built high-profile projects…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 9:59pm -
  • Dubai's state developer Nakheel to pay $2.1 billion in debt 4 years ahead of final due date
    Dubai's developer Nakheel behind the famed man-made palm-shaped islands says it is repaying 7.9 billion dirhams, or roughly $2.1 billion, four years before the last installment is due.
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  • Dubai bars world's most pierced man: report
    Rolf Buchholz, the world's most pierced man, has been barred from Dubai, where he was turned back at the airport on his way to a hotel appearance, a newspaper reported on Sunday. A spokesman for the hotel where Buchholz was scheduled to appear said i…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 1:58pm -
  • Man with many piercings denied entry to Dubai
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nightc…
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