UAE says it sent military recruits to Yemen island for drill

UAE's state-run WAM news agency on Monday night described the training on Socotra Island as "intensive," saying it included battle skills, weapons training and first aid. UAE forces and aid organizations have been on Socotra Island, which sits near the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE A Model For New Oil Market Realities

The United Arab Emirates’ fiscal machine has adapted to the status quo of global oil markets, according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday. The Gulf country is “adjusting well to the new oil market realities,” the IMF ... ( read original story ...)

The Dubai Property Market: An Overview Of Rental Opportunities

The Dubai property market is one of the most reliable in the world. According to the Dubai Land Department, the volume of investment in local real estate during the first half of 2016 reached $7.6bn. The great attractions for investors are economic ... ( read original story ...)

Global property bubble is ready to pop

Ever since interest rates were slashed to near zero in the wake of the financial crisis, the world has gone property mad. Residential house prices from Abu Dhabi to Zurich have spiralled as hot money travelled the world looking for a home. For those who ... ( read original story ...)

DAMAC predicts Dubai property supply rise as market turns corner

DUBAI May 15 DAMAC Properties expects around 11,000 to 12,000 residential properties to hit the Dubai market in 2017, a steady increase compared to the average over the last two years, the group's chief finance officer said. Supply of such properties in ... ( read original story ...)

How to become a Muslim in UAE? Here are the guidelines

The Abu Dhabi eGovernment portal has listed out some guidelines as to how to become a Muslim. It is targeted at those considering Islam. Visitors and residents can easily embrace the Islamic faith in the UAE, and new Muslims are supported in a variety of ways. ( read original story ...)

Dubai plans $1.7 billion tourist resort on new man-made islands

Spanning 4 million square feet, Marsa Al Arab will be made up of two islands, one dedicated to entertainment and family tourism and the other featuring luxury villas and a private marina, state news agency WAM reported on Monday. Dubai is already one of ... ( read original story ...)