This time, the Gulf IPO wave looks likely to make it ashore

That could happen as a soon as next month, with a suggested market capitalization in the region of $6 billion and an IPO value of around $2 billion. The cash will be used mainly to pay dividends, with the government of Dubai a prime beneficiary from its 29 ... ( read original story ...)

How FM companies are preparing for the UAE’s nuclear age

solar, and other renewables. The facility will put the UAE on the global map, accentuating the nation’s relentless drive to diversify its energy resources and heed environmental needs while generating clean fuel. In a short span of time, the UAE has come ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Wants to Replace Airport Security With Face-Scanning Fish

Dubai, never a city to shy away from outlandish ideas, wants to replace the stress and hassle of airport security lines with a virtual aquarium capable of scanning your face. We all hate going through security at the airport. There’s the family in front ... ( read original story ...)

Man drops complaint against Dubai indecency accused

The man who accused a Scot of touching his hip in a bar in Dubai - leaving the 27-year-old facing three years in jail - has dropped the complaint against him. Jamie Harron, 27, from Stirling, was arrested for public indecency in July. He said he put his ... ( read original story ...)

2018 Infiniti QX80 set to debut Nov. 14 in Dubai

Infiniti is going big -- real big -- at the Dubai International Motor Show on Nov. 14. It's there that the automaker will unveil the latest version of its largest SUV, the 2018 Infiniti QX80. The automaker has sent out a few teasers with the news ... ( read original story ...)

What America thinks of Saudi Aramco

DUBAI: As Saudi Aramco ponders the venue for what will be ... They see it as a traditional oil company but also one which is diversifying into other areas. “The hedge funds will probably like it less. It will not be a stock where they can make millions ... ( read original story ...)

UAE stops issuing new visas for North Korean labourers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates said Thursday it would stop issuing new visas to North Korean workers, becoming the latest Gulf country to limit Pyongyang's ability to evade sanctions and raise money abroad amid tensions with the U ... ( read original story ...)

New beach opens in Dubai with surf park to follow

Day room and cabanas will be available at the Sea Spice beach club, and trampoline venue Hawa Hawa will offer something different to other beachside promenades in Dubai. Showers, toilets, baby changing and disabled access with free wifi and 1,000 parking ... ( read original story ...)