UAE

March 23, 2014

Etihad has been building a network of airlines by buying up minority stakes as it seeks to channel more passengers from its partners' planes to its Abu Dhabi hub.
21:49 GMT

Air Berlin, Germany's No.2 airline after Lufthansa, needs to remain German so as not to lose its traffic rights outside the European Union.

A Syrian flag (C) is displayed next to the empty Syrian seat during the opening session of the Arab League Foreign Ministers' meeting in Kuwait City on March 23, 2014 ahead of the annual Arab League summit. (AFP)
18:00 GMT

The ongoing spat between Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar will not be on the table during the Arab League meeting scheduled to begin on Sunday in Kuwait, according to a diplomatic source.

One of the contestants auditioning for Arab Idol in Dubai yesterday. (Image: Facebook)
14:10 GMT

The Arab Idol judges have landed in Dubai to audition new hopefuls for Season 3 of the talent competition.

Nadine poses for photos with her fans at the Paris Gallery Mother's Day event. (Image: Paris Gallery)
08:35 GMT

Nadine El Rassi celebrated Mother's Day in style at the luxurious Paris Gallery Mother's Day event in Abu Dhabi.

March 21, 2014

 The UAE, the second biggest Arab economy, doesn’t impose income taxes.
00:50 GMT

Junior bankers in the UAE are reaping almost 36 per cent more salary than their counterparts in London,

March 20, 2014

Dubai launched its first entrepreneurship academy earlier this year to  support the growth of SMEs in the emirate (Courtesy of Gulf Business)
14:00 GMT

Small and Medium Enterprises are expected to grow in the UAE over the next few years.

Shatha attended the Style Star Search competition in Dubai last week. (Image: Facebook)
13:29 GMT

Shatha Hassoun attended the "Style Star Search" in Dubai last week, where she met with fans for some style tips and more.

Qatar has recently come under fire for their support of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT

Arab League Deputy Secretary General Ahmad Bin Hilli announced that the Arab summit will not discuss the recent spat between several GCC members and Qatar.

Between 2011 and 2012, UAE-Mexico bilateral trade increased by 27 per cent from Dh4.1 billion to Dh5.2 billion
08:55 GMT

The Mexican government is looking to strengthen cooperation and explore joint investment opportunities with the UAE.

Maha and her daughter Deema cut up a cake in celebration of Mother's Day. (Image: Paris Gallery)
08:14 GMT

Maha Al Masri & Deema Bayaa surprised their fans at Dubai and Sharjah's luxurious shopping destination Paris Gallery for a special Mother's Day celebration.

March 19, 2014

Xbox one will debut in UAE and Saudi Arabian markets this September (Shutterstock)
15:00 GMT

Xbox One will debut in UAE and Saudi Arabian markets in September.

The UAE's IPO market has faced what has been described as a drought as a result of the global financial crisis (File Archive)
13:00 GMT

Marka is set to "save" UAE's IPO market, which has been going through a "drought" due to the global financial crisis, says its leadership.

Abu Dhabi exceeded its 2013 target to attract 2.5 million hotel guests in one year (File Archive)
11:00 GMT

Jobs in UAE's tourism industry are growing rapidly, but favorable regulations are crucial to ensure that such growth is sustained in the future, say analysts.

Sharjah's Roman theatre will serve as a new international cultural spot for the city. (Image: Khaleej Times)
07:15 GMT

A spectacular blend of sound, music and lights: Sharjah’s Roman style amphitheater to serve as venue for international cultural and art events.

Dubai Opera District (Image courtesy of ArabianBusiness.com)
05:19 GMT

Sailing vessel meets opera in Dubai with the planning of a 2000-seat venue that hopes to rival the world-famous Sydney Opera House.