UAE

June 26, 2014

Natheer amongst some of the puppeteers who are also taking part in Bidaya Media's "Iftah Ya Simsim" TV series. (Image: Facebook)
16:09 GMT

Jordanian artist Natheer Khawaldeh talks to AlBawaba about Bidaya Media's latest project "Iftah Ya Simsim" and his role as one of the children's show's famous Muppets.

Despite efforts taken to stem the soaring prices in the emirate, evidence has indicated that property market is overheating.
13:51 GMT

However, house prices are expected to pick up as the real estate mortgage lending in the UAE rises.

Tom Cruise probs won't be sight-seeing in Abu Dhabi if the latest Star Wars isn't bringing him our way. (Image: Facebook)
08:29 GMT

With parts of Star Wars: Episode VII to be shot in Abu Dhabi, UAE residents will have one less star to anticipate seeing around the city. Tom Cruise will not be in the film after all it seems.

Lydia rides a camel on one of Dubai's beautiful beaches. (Image: Daily Mail)
08:18 GMT

TOWIE star Lydia Bright reveals her top five favorite hangouts in celeb holiday hotspot.

June 25, 2014

The fact is that salaries are not increasing by 10 per cent, 25 percent or 100 per cent a year.
13:48 GMT

Rents in this locale have increased on average by 100 per cent over the last year.

Nakheel is able to prepay all of its bank debt ahead of schedule due to savings of around AED 23 billion on its business plan,
12:37 GMT

Dubai developer Nakheel will repay all AED 7.9 billion owed to bank lenders with an early repayment in August 2014, nearly four years before the final loan instalment due in March 2018, the company reported today.

FENDI Casa translates the FENDI savoir faire and creativity, as well as its distinctive materials, into elegant objects and cinematic ambiances that are timeless and exceptionally made
12:08 GMT

The 34 properties are located in a private-gated community in the 42 million sq ft Akoya by DAMAC master development off Umm Suqeim Road in Dubai.

Get in on the sensation! (Event poster courtesy of the Sensation website)
08:00 GMT

Well, there's no lineup yet, but the tickets are available for the exciting event this fall.

The Cavalli Club is one of the best places to party in the city. (Image courtesy of the Cavalli Club Facebook page)
07:00 GMT

Get your party on with UAE-fave Rapper Fat Joe before the fasting begins!

June 24, 2014

“The objective of the fund is to achieve a risk adjusted medium to long-term capital appreciation while generating a quarterly cash dividend to investors,” it added.
17:57 GMT

With a targeted size of $5 billion from a combination of equity and debt, the fund will focus exclusively on Airbus aircraft.

Ahlam promised each Algerian player who scores a goal a gift of $10K! (Image: Facebook)
14:12 GMT

Algeria have scored a few goals and Ahlam should be paying them what they're owed as promised!

A total of 969 prisoners are due to be released in the UAE, as part of the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's goodwill gesture (File/AFP)
10:03 GMT

The UAE's president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ordered the release of 969 prisoners as a goodwill gesture for Ramadan.

“In terms of tourists from emerging markets we can say that it is increasing by 70 per cent a year,” added Miguel.
00:04 GMT

The increase in tourism numbers was spurred by the launch of a daily Emirates flight route to Lisbon back in July 2012.

June 23, 2014

The contractor has plunged 48 per cent so far this month and 53 per cent from a record Dh7.40 in May
22:49 GMT

“The company must be forced to come up with an announcement to ease tension among the investors, mainly the small investors,” Wadah Al Taha, chief investment officer of Dubai-based Al Zarooni Group, said.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Commander of the United Arab Emirates armed forces, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahayan (C), in the desert of Abu Dhabi on May 2, 2012. (AFP/Karim Sahib)
19:19 GMT

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) jailed seven men on Monday for alleged involvement with Al-Qaeda and its splinter group, Al-Nusra Front