In a shift, Qatar to offer permanent residency to some

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar's Cabinet has approved ... The residency permit gives holders similar rights as Qataris in terms of property ownership and access to generous education and health care services. Qatar's native population is far ... ( read original story ...)

Qatar files WTO complaint over embargo by Gulf neighbors

DUBAI (CNNMoney) - Qatar has filed a complaint with the World ... and trade-related aspects of intellectual property," according to a statement from Qatar's ministry of economy and commerce. The three gulf states cut diplomatic ties and transport links ... ( read original story ...)

Grenfell: names of wealthy empty-home owners in borough revealed

and Smech Properties Ltd, owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the vice-president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Christian Candy. CPC London, a subsidiary of Candy’s property business, said Duke’s ... ( read original story ...)

Arson attack on Perth heritage building – Yahoo7

The fire began at the Great Eastern Highway property in Redcliffe about 3am on July 21 ... Hundreds forced to flee for their lives as the 86-storey residential skyscraper in Dubai's world-famous Marina burst into flames. Senior ISIS commander 'sent ... ( read original story ...)

Several Dubai horses in the mix on Day Four

Battaash, an impressive winner of a Group 3 event at Sandown on his last start, represents Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, while Godolphin’s Profitable seeks his first win since he scorched home to win ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s high-rise Torch Tower catches fire

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A fire broke out after midnight Friday in one of the world’s tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below. Firefighters are working to bring the blaze ... ( read original story ...)

Massive fire breaks out at Dubai skyscraper

according to the Dubai Civil Defence. A resident who lives in the building told ABC News that it appears that the fire broke out around the 65th floor and spread down. The resident said she lives on the 59th floor and was able to escape to safety after ... ( read original story ...)