Most properties advertised for rent in Dubai today are still beyond the reach of low to middle-income earners. (Pixabay)
March 30, 2017 - 14:57 GMT
While residential rents have fallen by 14 percent since the peak in 2014, expats in Dubai are still struggling to find affordable accommodation.
The award will be granted annually to industrial innovations that serve the humanity and contribute to re-building the world economic prosperity. (Shutterstock)
March 30, 2017 - 13:12 GMT
The UAE has launched a 'prosperity award' to promote the culture of innovation and celebrate industrial innovations that serve the humanity.
The Twitter logo. (Shutterstock)
March 30, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Nasser Bin Ghaith was convicted of "false information in order to harm the reputation and stature of the state and one of its institutions" in a move condemned by Amnesty International.
The offer valid for passengers with first and business class tickets on all Etihad flights to the US. (File photo)
March 30, 2017 - 10:23 GMT
US-bound passengers flying with Etihad Airways will be given free Wi-Fi and iPads during their flight, the airline said on Wednesday.
Zayed Sports City Stadium getting a facelift for the FIFA Club World Cup. (Photo: N.D. Prashant/Gulf News)
March 29, 2017 - 17:24 GMT
Group leader says a lot has changed since capital last hosted competition but things are looking good so far
Jordan's King Abdullah II (2-R) speaks to Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (2-L) as Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (R) stands behind them during the Arab League summit in the Jordanian Dead Sea resort of Sweimeh on March 29, 2017. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 29, 2017 - 13:46 GMT
Arab leaders are expected to address the multiple armed conflicts around the region and several resolutions related to the Palestinian cause.
Analemma Tower, created by Clouds Architecture Office, will be suspended from an orbiting asteroid. (Cloudsao)
March 29, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world.'s CEO Ronald Mouchawar declined to give price details of the Amazon deal, which is estimated to be worth $580m to $750m. (File photo)
March 29, 2017 - 13:01 GMT
Ronaldo Mouchawar, the CEO and co-founder of, will stay on in his current role to lead Amazon’s e-commerce business in the Middle East.
The times are tough for car dealers in the UAE. (File photo)
March 29, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
It is proving an extremely slippery time for car sales in the UAE, and the weather’s got nothing to do with it.
The UAE is still on track to implement VAT from January 1, 2018.
March 29, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The first sale of new residential property in the UAE will be subject to the zero rate of VAT.
Dubai shuts down 25 percent of its shawarma shops. (File photo)
March 28, 2017 - 22:29 GMT
Authorities in Dubai have closed down as many as 141 shawarma shops for failing to comply with health and safety standards.
So what is it going to be: A smartphone, tablet or laptop? (Pixabay)
March 28, 2017 - 22:15 GMT
Should you get a smartphone or a laptop? Discover the pros and cons of each before you head to GITEX Shopper Spring 2017.
Ali announced resignation following Qatar's 2-0 defeat to Australia
March 28, 2017 - 20:05 GMT
Announces resignation after 2-0 defeat to Australia
World Cup hopes lay in tatters after defeat in Sydney
March 28, 2017 - 17:38 GMT
World Cup hopes lay in tatters after defeat in Sydney
Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation logo
March 28, 2017 - 16:57 GMT
Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation, SWSF, has unveiled its new slogan, which was created to reflect the organisation’s mission to motivate...
Emirates airline mulls the possibility of providing government-approved laptops as a way to cushion the blow from the US electronics ban. (File photo)
March 28, 2017 - 16:37 GMT
Emirates considers loaning laptops to passengers to soften the blow from the US electronics ban.