Dubai’s Emaar buys Namshi stake after Amazon buys Souq.com

Coming two months after Amazon agreed to buy Souq.com, the transaction is expected to provide much-needed support for Emaar Properties founder and chairman Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar's new technology vehicle Noon.com, a venture with Saudi Arabia's ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Showdown: Emirates Business Class Vs. Etihad Business Class

The seat and wifi are better, and I appreciate that they offer dine on ... fantastic entertainment system, and superior lounge in Dubai. I can’t stress the awesomeness of Emirates’ onboard bar enough, so for a daytime flight that may very well make ... ( read original story ...)

Night swimming beach opens to public in Dubai

Dubai: Dubai Municipality declared open Dubai’s first “night ... ‘smart’ changing rooms and ‘smart’ palms that provide free WiFi service. Nelepa said that night swimming would be allowed on a 125-metre stretch on the beach and 30 metres into ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai property sales ‘likely to stay steady during Ramadan’

With Dubai reporting a 45 per cent surge in the value of property transactions during the first quarter compared to last year and agents optimistic that current prices will prove too tempting to resist for the many investors currently sitting on cash, this ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi economy shows signs of recovery

That was up by 8 per cent over the 2015 figure. Property is one of the main sectors when it comes to investment in Abu Dhabi, he said, but the emirate is broadening that out into industries such as finance and hospitality. Abu Dhabi’s economy was hit ... ( read original story ...)

From the UAE to Zaatari refugee camp, clinic helps thousands

This came during a visit to the camp organised by Sharjah based TBHF for UAE journalists on Sunday. The tour showed the efforts of the foundation to improve the humanitarian conditions of Syrian refugees and the impact of the UAE community’s donations in ... ( read original story ...)

Manchester attack: What Britons in UAE have to say

the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation emphasised the UAE's unwavering stance that rejects terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. News of the bombing, which is the worst terrorist attack in the UK since the July 7 ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai police say 7 killed, 35 injured in bus crash

Dubai police say seven people have been killed and 35 injured when a bus crashed into a truck on one of the sheikhdom's main highways. Police say the crash took place on Tuesday morning on the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road after one of the bus' tires ... ( read original story ...)