UAE says it is headed for ‘long estrangement’ with Qatar

DUBAI (Reuters) - There will be no quick end to the row between Qatar and the four states boycotting it including the United Arab Emirates, the UAE minister of state for foreign affairs wrote on his official Twitter account on Friday. "We are headed for a ... ( read original story ...)

Medics in pink: Dubai launches women-only ambulances

Four women in pink remain on standby 12 hours a day, seven days a week, to come to the aid of their "sisters" in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. The four -- two medics and two drivers -- are leading a pilot project for a women-only pink ambulance service that ... ( read original story ...

Dubai Miracle Garden: world’s largest natural flower garden

(CNN) — The Dubai Miracle Garden is certainly aptly named considering ... Rahhal, the man behind the attraction, told NBC News. "I hope people will understand that this country is not only for extremes in concrete and steel. "This country is given ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai property transactions down by 23%

LONDON: Dubai property transactions plunged by 23 percent in the second quarter, according to a report from Chestertons. But the weak property market is good news for renters who benefitted from a 2 percent decline in rents for both apartment and villas ... ( read original story ...)

UAE braces for surge in business travel

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Hotels across the #UAE reported a drop in business travellers in 2016, in line with global trends, however 2017 is proving to be a far better year for the segment, experts have said. David Scowsill, president and CEO of the World ... ( read original story ...)

Tech driving demand for industrial property in Dubai

RELATED ARTICLES: 'Softening' of Dubai property expected in 2017 | Dubai property market bottoms-out, official says | Dubai: Demand for industrial real estate drops The growth of Dubai's technology sector amid its economic diversification effort is driving ... ( read original story ...)

Is Abu Dhabi’s Oil Major Eyeing An Aramco Style IPO?

Abu Dhabi’s national oil company ... It would have been much more sensible to put this news in the market just after the first results would have come in from the Aramco IPO. A success in Saudi Arabia will result in an investment fever, pushing other ... ( read original story ...)