UAE port eases some Qatar restrictions on oil tankers

The ban on vessels carrying the Qatari flag and vessels owned or operated by Qatar is still in place [Thomas White/Reuters] Abu Dhabi port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and ... ( read original story ...)

Emaar plans IPO of up to 30% of UAE property business

Emaar Properties, the global real estate company, has announced that it plans to offer up to 30% of its UAE real estate development business in an initial public offering (IPO), which will be the largest since the Emaar Malls IPO in 2014. In a statement to ... ( read original story ...)

Gulf firms struggle to keep Qatar business ties despite crisis

DUBAI/DOHA Banks and firms across Gulf Arab nations sought to keep business links to Qatar open and avoid a costly firesale of assets on Wednesday as a political freeze descended on the region. Many banks in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and ... ( read original story ...)

Qatar debt rating downgraded by S&P as riyal hits 11-year low

DUBAI Standard & Poor's downgraded Qatar's debt on Wednesday as the riyal currency fell to an 11-year low amid signs that portfolio investment funds were flowing out of ... which banks use to hedge against the risk of future moves in the spot rate, the ... ( read original story ...)

Terrorist financing at heart of Qatar crisis, says UAE minister

DUBAI Financial support for jihadists across the Middle East lies at the heart of Arab powers' row with neighboring Qatar, an Emirati minister said on Wednesday, identifying three individuals his government wanted Doha to rein in. Saudi Arabia, Egypt ... ( read original story ...)

Robocop becomes reality in Dubai

The first robotic officer joined the Dubai Police Force in May 2017. But as robots integrate with humanity, the trend is raising concerns about ethics and security. ( read original story ...)

Blockchain Challenge Dubai Announces Winners- Awarded $45,000

... has announced the results of the first Blockchain Challenge at the Dubai Design District (D3), awarding a total of $45,000 to the most promising solutions using Blockchain technology from 21 international startups. The winning start-ups now have an ... ( read original story ...)

Emaar to offer 30 percent realty business in IPO on DFM

Significant gain seen for Emaar Properties shareholders as the global real estate company on Wednesday announced plans to list its UAE Real Estate development business on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). The IPO will be the largest since the Emaar Malls ... ( read original story ...)

Emaar to IPO real estate business in Dubai

RELATED ARTICLES: Emaar launches virtual tours of its hotels in Dubai | Video: Emaar's The Tower completes excavation work | Dubai Ruler visits Emaar’s The Tower ahead of pile capping Emaar Properties has announced plans to list its UAE Real Estate ... ( read original story ...)