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The report also found that the poverty rate among Israelis past retirement age was declining, compared with a rise in the incidence of poverty in the general population
December 19, 2014 - 00:16 GMT
High housing prices are preventing an average Israeli family from making ends meet.

October 10, 2014

With the World Cup just eight years away, the likelihood is that the market is only going to become bigger, it added.
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With the World Cup just eight years away, the likelihood is that the market is only going to become bigger.

October 9, 2014

The city, located 3 km to the west of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, will cover an area of over 1.6 million sq m and accommodate 200,000 people.
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The project will have 100 administrative and residential towers and 30 hotels, apart from the haj ministry headquarters, the haj secretariat, and the Madinah governor’s office.

October 6, 2014

During the visit of the Italian delegation to Bee’ah’s waste management centre
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(press release)

Bee’ah’s executives welcome top Italian delegates to demonstrate the company’s cutting-edge waste management systems and explore new avenues of co-operation

Cannes award-winning Director leads the shoot
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The Middle East’s leading luxury real estate developer, DAMAC Properties, has launched a world-wide TV advertising campaign for its 55 million sq ft AKOYA Oxygen master development.

October 2, 2014

Qatari Diar, the real estate arm of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, stepped in with financial aid last year, agreeing to buy some of Barwa's assets for $7.1 billion.
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The sale was agreed on September 30 and will have a positive impact on the company's financials.

September 28, 2014

Its Egyptian project is seen as part of economic and political support of Egypt by the United Arab Emirates.
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The project would not only mark a huge expansion of Arabtec’s business but also boost Egypt’s struggling economy and help to resolve a housing shortage that has become a major source of political discontent.

September 25, 2014

AKOYA Oxygen
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(press release)

One of Dubai's largest luxury real estate developers, DAMAC Properties, is launching an exclusive product for UAE nationals.

September 24, 2014

The Global Infrastructure Investment Index ranks the world’s 41 most dynamic countries with the greatest potential for growth and investment in their economic infrastructure.
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The UAE has overtaken Canada to rank among the top three attractive markets in the world for investment in infrastructure.

September 23, 2014

An economic rebound has catapulted house prices and rents in Dubai to Manhattan-like peaks, the Gulf emirate’s top property website says, forcing increasing numbers of residents to move to its cheaper outskirts or even to consider returning home abroad.
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Research by Dubai website Dubizzle showed rents and house prices in Dubai’s prime locations now match those in Manhattan.

DAMAC Properties' packed stand at Cityscape Global
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(press release)

Senior executives at DAMAC Properties, one of Dubai's leading luxury real estate developers, has hailed this year's Cityscape Global as its most productive to date.

James Kaplan, Senior VP Development, Minor Hotel Group with Mohammed Al Habbai, Chief Officer of Urban Planning and Infrastructure at DPG
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(press release)

Following the launch of its Dubai Wharf development earlier this week, real estate developer Dubai Properties (DP) has revealed details of a third project in the unique Culture Village district - a luxury waterfront hotel.

RAK Properties at Cityscape Global 2014
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(press release)

RAK Properties received an overwhelming response from interested investors and buyers during its participation at 2014 Cityscape Global, the prime location for real estate investment.

Both Kuwait and Bahrain are expected to witness a major surge in the value of infrastructure projects this year, according to the report
05:55 GMT

The value of new infrastructure projects across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region is poised to hit $86 billion in 2014, up 77.8 per cent compared to last year, said a report.

September 22, 2014

The Trump Estates at AKOYA by DAMAC
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(press release)

AKOYA by DAMAC, the 42 million sq ft luxury golf community off Umm Suqeim Road in Dubai, has made great progress since its announcement just over a year ago.

September 21, 2014

The 13th edition of Cityscape Global is all set to welcome more than 35,000 participants from across the world and exhibitor numbers have also jumped to more than 280 for the first time in five years.
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The Middle East’s largest and most influential property show is also co-located with three dedicated and expert-led conferences.