July 28, 2016
Moroccan midfielder Mbark Boussoufa joins on a two-year deal from Lokomotiv Moscow
Market research company YouGov and recruitment site Bayt.com have polled more than 4,000 young candidates in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) to find out how they feel about their job hunting experience.
With new major attractions in the pipeline, the UAE is set to bring in 90 percent of the region's leisure tourists.
The telecommunications giant reported $626 Million in earnings in the second quarter of 2016.
But finding passion for that first job is a challenge, as employers say recent grads lack necessary skills to be successful.
July 27, 2016
Middle-class Middle Easterners are increasingly turning to phone apps and online banking for their financial management.
US airlines asked the US government to freeze access to Gulf airlines over what it sees as unfair government subsidies from their home countries.
DP World blames ‘reduction in lower-margin cargo’ for declining cargo numbers in Dubai ports.
And Hollywood celebs are also in the works to attend.
UAE is fighting the economic downfall of decreasing oil prices by focusing on tourism, trade, and finance.
The Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates debuted family-sized ski-chalet themed rooms with views of Ski Dubai.
July 26, 2016
Dubai police busted a sex trafficking ring of Vietnamese nationals after a girl called home for help.
The trip took over a year to finish, breaking nine world records in the process.
Job cuts in the oil and gas sector have led some to downsize, which means the vacant housing is lowering rental costs.
Many millionaires are expected to move from unstable Turkey to settle in Dubai instead.
July 25, 2016
The UAE will be sending a full squad of 32, including 13 athletes in six different individual sports for the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games starting on August 5.
Overall, Arab investors contributed investments worth $1.9 billion in the first half of 2016.
Assertiveness, integrity, creativity most important qualities in new hires, says Fadi Bachir of Talabat.com
The human resources expert shares the top qualities he looks for, as well as how to create rewarding work environments.
Selena Gomez, Zayn Malik, Elton John and more are coming to Dubai.
Consumers may soon no longer have to worry about extra fees for paying with plastic.
Credit card fraud is a rising issue in the UAE, with up to one in ten residents victim to fraud.
July 24, 2016
Fresh graduates face complex challenges when applying to jobs after university.
UAE AF chief tips Alia or Desalegn to be among the contenders in Rio de Janeiro
Saudis and Jordanians are the top Arab buyers in the Dubai property market.
Singing, song writing sensation Esther Eden talks to us about her new single, inspiration and her favorite Dubai spots.
A special annual health insurance package is available for Dubai residents, who must have some health insurance coverage by the end of the year.
Owning a home can be less expensive in the long-run than renting - but there are many factors to consider before taking the leap!
Middle Eastern governments are increasingly providing online services in order to collect and learn from citizens' data.
July 21, 2016
The incident, which happened last week, is the latest of many “bizarre” situations taking place around the city
After meeting with Nancy, all five fans had the chance to take a selfie with the singer.
Here’s why every UAE resident should watch the film as it hits the screens.
While young expats can be tempted by living lavishly, cutting back is the key to building savings while young.
July 20, 2016
Al Jazira are in talks to sign the Morocco left-winger Mubarak Boussoufa, Gulf News understands, a move which is likely to end the Brazilian schemer Thiago Neves’s one-year spell at the Abu Dhabi club.
Banks have now been invited to submit bids to takeover Barclays banks in Egypt, with the bank's equity value estimated around $400 million.
The US State Department has authorized the sale of 14,640 bombs and guidance kits to the UAE to fight Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
Casting call for the boxing-themed, eight-part reality TV series ends this week!
Overall hiring activity in the Gulf is still slow, but things are looking better in the UAE.
Each of the GCC countries will issue their own VAT legislation, providing details on what would be subject to VAT.
The Dhs 30 billion-Desert Rose City will cover an area of 14,000 hectares on Dubai-Al Ain Road, accommodating up 160,000 people.
Euromonitor International's report indicates that UAE captures more than 14 percent of MENA's flourishing health and wellness tourism.
Empower will build up to six cooling plants in Jumeirah Village Circle and Jumeirah Village Triangle to provide 260,000 refrigeration tons (RT) for the 400 buildings.
July 19, 2016
Emirates has connected thousands of Arab fans from around the world with their idol stars at the 2016 ‘Stars on Board’, which took place onboard the Norwegian JADE cruise ship.
American socialite Paris Hilton is expanding her brand to open a luxury hotel in Dubai.
Mind the gap - in wealth? Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his son Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum spotted on the tube.
Star Trek Beyond producer J.J. Abrams and actor Karl Urban paid tribute to the late star in new interviews ahead of the film's premiere this week. Yelchin died at age 27 on June 19.
The new company created between Germany's Hapag-Lloyd and Dubai-based United Arab Shipping Company will have 237 ships with a total transport capacity of 1.6 million TEUs and revenues of around $12B.
July 18, 2016
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has team up with the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) to launch a trading platform to boost the commercial drones market.
A powerful rumor was launched by a mysterious Facebook post which included the hashtag #TeamSisiSong.
High mortgage deposit requirements, doubling transfer fees and stringent lending policies remain major barriers to home ownership in the UAE.
The rising trend of cashless payments has led to greater financial inclusion, supporting much of the non-bankable population.
Free zone growth in the GCC is showing no signs of slowing, but they are not immune from the evolving global dynamics and policy imperatives.
The infrastructure and design contracts have been awarded to top industry leaders for development projects in the city's Residential District, adjacent to the Expo 2020 Dubai site.
July 17, 2016
It's a jam-packed season of superstar shows in Dubai this autumn.
VAT will be implemented from January 1, 2018. Here's why it is needed and how it will impact residents and businesses.
Abu Dhabi-based Advance Digital will will fund and host five to 10 creators to help them make pilot shows on the Netflix rival service.
The facility will provide Arabtec will additional funding to be directly deployed towards delivering ongoing and newly-awarded projects.