UAE Islamic banking assets ‘will boost halal sector’

The UAE’s Dh522 billion ($142 billion) Islamic banking assets will help fuel the growth of the country’s Halal sector, according to research conducted by Orange Fairs and Events, organisers of the Halal Expo Dubai 2017. Seven Islamic banks out of the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE envoy: Gulf states considering new Qatar sanctions

A Saudi-led bloc is considering fresh sanctions against Qatar that may include asking trading partners to choose between them or Doha, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to Russia said. In an interview with The Guardian newspaper, envoy Omar Ghobash ... ( read original story ...)

Driverless mini police cars to patrol Dubai

It will be deployed at tourist destinations in Dubai,” Brigadier Al Razooqi said. Police will send a team headed by Lieutenant Salim Saqr Al Merri to the company to participate and supervise the final stages of building the car. The latest news from ... ( read original story ...)

How to Start a Business in Dubai

Do you want to start a business in Dubai? And searching for promising business ideas with low investment? Dubai is considered as the commercial capital of United Arab Emirates and has the favourable economy for business investment. This is the main ... ( read original story ...)

Gulf IPO listings surge to five-year high in Q1

The third and final listing was by ENBD REIT fund on Nasdaq Dubai offering 94.6 million shares and raising proceeds of $ 105 million. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of Shari'a-compliant real estate assets in the UAE. The IPO is the first to ... ( read original story ...)

South Indian superstars to descend on Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Hotshot South Indian movie stars will dazzle in Abu Dhabi at the 6th South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) being held here this weekend. Megastar Mohanlal and Bahubali actor Rana Daggubati are among many other A-listers who will walk ... ( read original story ...)

Hands on care to combat strays

ABU DHABI: For Dr Susan Aylott, cats are family and she lives with 29 of them. Most of her feline housemates, however, are handicapped. “They got here through the rescue operations I have undertaken across Abu Dhabi,” said Dr Aylott, founder of AWAD ... ( read original story ...)