Dubai's property deals in 2016 bigger than GDP of 122 nations

In second place was Dubai Marina, which pulled in Dh6.3 billion from 2,937 transactions. Business Bay was in third place with Dh6.2 billion. But in terms of volumes, Business Bay was the winner, clinching 3,508 deals worth Dh6.2 billion. This was followed ... ( read original story ...)

At least nine dead in Kandahar blast during UAE envoy's visit

Many others were injured, including the Kandahar Governor and the visiting UAE Ambassador. The governor and the UAE ambassador were among at least a dozen wounded. Also Wednesday, the Afghan public health ministry raised the death toll from a double ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai saves Dh5 millon from emission cuts

Dubai recorded nearly half a million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions in 2016, Dubai Carbon said on Tuesday. Ivano Iannelli, CEO of Dubai Carbon, the low-carbon economy enabler, said the reductions come from clean development mechanism (CDM) projects in ... ( read original story ...)

Turkish envoy hopes UAE’s travel warning will be lifted soon

"I’m encouraged that UAE business circles are not affected by this warning," Mr Dizdar said. "Any relation should be based on mutual trust. We are trying to fix Syria because as long as you have this conflict zone next to you, the threats will continue ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai residents prefer to spend on holiday than save

In hindsight, Dubai residents would rather have spent their festive funds on a family holiday this year, according to a poll conducted by DIFC Wills & Probate Registry (WPR). The results suggested that long-term necessities come second to immediate ... ( read original story ...)

For UAE’s women-owned business, possibilities are within reach

Setting up a successful business and working for yourself is the dream career for many, but a combination of innovation, vision, organisation and trusting your instinct is what makes a successful entrepreneur. Women in the UAE are leading entrepreneurship ... ( read original story ...)

Business Interruption Insurance Dubai by AFIA Insurance

When insuring for a loss, it is most important to think about the risks of the resulting consequential loss. We can design our policies to accurately insure the business against loss of gross income or profits and commissions if preferred. Whilst the ... ( read original story ...)