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November 28, 2014

Nour El-Sherif will be honored at the Dubai International Film Festival in December. (Image: Facebook)
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Amir Ramses's star-studded feature will screen as part of the Arabian Nights program at the 11th Dubai International Film Festival, which runs 10-17 December.

November 27, 2014

Meanwhile apartment rents climbed by 29 per cent in the first nine months of 2014.
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Tenant demand in the residential market was found to be largely fuelled by reverse migration from Dubai and Dubai firms increasingly turning to Sharjah for bulk staff housing

November 26, 2014

Aside from the high-flying food delivery system, the 378-seat restaurant also provides guests with an option to order from handheld devices.
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Abu Dhabi-based food and beverage firm The Roller Coaster Restaurant has launched ROGO’s, a roller coaster inspired casual dining concept.
Kimmy lands in LA following an 11-day business trip. (Image: Daily Mail)
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Kim Kardashian is back home in LA after a globe-trotting business trip, which included Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Gaining overwhelming investor response, the IPO of Emaar Malls Group had recorded total orders of over AED172 billion ($46.8 billion).
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The Special Cash Dividend follows the successful IPO and listing of the Emaar Malls Group.
Dubai real estate market still has a large inventory to fill, oil prices are falling and global interest rate trends are now against real estate. (Shutterstock)
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The mounting oversupply of property in the emirate is still likely to result in a price correction over the next 12 months or so.
Kim at The Dubai Mall on her first visit to the UAE. (Image: Facebook)
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American socialite Kim Kardashian was welcomed by UAE royalty into their country last week, while Egyptian actress Hanan Turk was refused entry into their soil.
The healthy fast food outlet currently has six branches in Dubai. (Image: Eat Easily)
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Leading Dubai-based fast food chain Kcal will expand in the MENA region and announced 14 new branches in Egypt.
The kitchen and bathroom import market has emerged as a key factor for growth in the GCC. (Shutterstock)
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Kitchen and bathroom imports have been squeaky clean and on the rise in the UAE following reports from experts that the industry will exceed $30 billion by the end of the year.

November 25, 2014

Other looming challenges are the impact of this high demand on construction materials, labour and, more importantly, funding.
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Dubai is facing a serious challenge posed by the need for 283 new hotels to be delivered between 2014 and 2020.

November 24, 2014

The conference aims to profile investment opportunities in Egypt's various sectors.
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Dubai-based business intelligence tool MEED will host an "Invest in Egypt" conference.
Kim with her assistant Steph in the 4x4 car on their safari desert trip in Dubai! (Image: DM)
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Kim Kardashian has continued her UAE adventures with a desert safari experience in Dubai!

November 23, 2014

The Brotherhood has been a source of friction between Gulf Arab states
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On Saturday the UAE designated 85 organisations as terrorist groups including the Brotherhood, Islamic State.
Kimmy poses with her friends in a beautiful black dress in AD. (Image: DM)
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Kimmy K is in the UAE to promote her latest fragrance and to party it up at the Formula One events in Abu Dhabi!
Yes, Pharrell will be spreading good vibes in Dubai this New Year's Eve! (Image: Facebook)
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What's your New Year's resolution? If it's to be "Happy," then you need to spend your New Year's Eve with Pharrell in Dubai this 2014!
The migration of the Lebanese private sector to the UAE, and especially Dubai, is a phenomenon that has grown in the last three years.
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It seems that this is the economic [golden] age of Dubai

November 21, 2014

The Brotherhood has called on Jordanian authorities to release its official.
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Jordan Muslim Brotherhood leader Zaki Bani Rushaid was detained late Thursday, Reuters reported.

November 20, 2014

The demand has been unprecedented, locally and internationally.
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“With all the tickets now sold out, we can officially say that the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is going to be bigger than ever before!”
How long will it take for aggressive and rich competitors like the top Internet companies to move into this space?
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Internet platforms like Facebook, Google and Amazon are developing banking products that will probably become future foreign competition for the UAE banking sector.
Will Pharrell Williams bring his funny hat to Abu Dhabi?
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Pharrell Williams, DJ Armin Van Buuren, Tamer Hosny and many more superstars are sweeping into Abu Dhabi for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Grand Prix this weekend.
Peter Andre hearts Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
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Peter Andre has remained in the limelight for decades, and now he's drawing the attention of UAE fans ahead of his Abu Dhabi gig tomorrow night.
Dubai, which also topped the global ranking for air connectivity, was acknowledged for its growing infrastructure and diversity.
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Dubai has been ranked as the most attractive city in the world to work in, beating others such as New York and London, according to an INSEAD alumni survey.

November 19, 2014

You need to know exactly where (and when) to go in the UAE since just a fraction of its coastline offers decent waves. Gulf surf is mainly wind-driven. Fierce gales fuel epic waves near Qatar and Iraq, which barrel down the Gulf to the UAE. Warm water temps and easy access offset unpredictable surf conditions, so it’s still worth a visit.
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Bedouin Beach Boys: Surf’s Up in the Middle East. Everybody's going surfing -- from Gaza to the Gulf.

November 18, 2014

Abbott versus Putin: who would win in a shirtless face off? Both men boast sizeable pecs and larger than life egos, but would Putin really stand a chance against Abbott’s Iron Man trained bod? And it takes a real man to pull off a hot pink swim cap.
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Putin and Abbott turned the G-20 Summit into a 6-Pack Parade so Albawaba dives into the Middle East to dig out some shirt-less men. Not for the faint-hearted! A parade of 6 packs from Russia to the Arab world.
The duo have toured Europe in support of rock legends Guns N’ Roses and superstar songstress Lana Del Rey in the past. (Image: Facebook)
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Regional blues and indie rock talents Wanton Bishops will be opening for international icons The Who for an unmatched finale to the Formula One races in Abu Dhabi.
Kim K is kicking up her heels and headed to Abu Dhabi. (Image: Facebook/Kim Kardashian)
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Meet Kim Kardashian live and in lots of flesh at the Formula 1 after-party of the year.
Ali Mostafa's "From A to B" is one of this year's highlighted features. (Image: Broadcast ProME/From A to B)
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Check out the first line-up of this year's selection for Dubai International Film Festival Arabian Nights.
However, property rental prices in some areas of Dubai have risen 60 per cent over the last 12 months.
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Soaring costs of housing and education have offset Dubai’s tax-free benefits that traditionally lures most expats to settle down in the emirate, a new study has found.

November 17, 2014

The Queen of Disco is coming to Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
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What better way to ring in the New Year than to rock out to Gloria Gaynor's classics, as well as other Disco themed artists.
Jordan’s only golf course is a 9-hole gem just a short drive south of Amman (play off 18 tees to gain a different perspective on the second time around!). The Bisharat Golf Course offers challenging hillside terrain with putting “browns” sited within forested wadis. Enjoy a cold beer and spectacular views from its cozy clubhouse patios.
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Golf in the Middle East: eat, pray, golf! 17 Middle East golf courses to grip it and rip it!
Ed Sheeran is bent for the region. (Image: Facebook/Dan Massie Photography)
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Fans across the region will get at least two chances to hear the British singer perform. Ed Sheeran has concerts scheduled for both Dubai and Doha next spring.
The UAE is a thriving export market for fake goods, usually exported from other parts of the world and shipped on other countries.
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The Dubai index of intellectual property rights will monitor the level of intellectual property rights protection in the emirate.

November 16, 2014

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to return their ambassadors to Qatar. [AFP]
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Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to return their ambassadors to Qatar
Kim K from her trip to Dubai in 2011. (Image: Salmaglamour.wordpress.com)
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Fresh from breaking the internet this week, we hear Kim Kardashian is returning to the UAE in November to promote her new perfume!
Innovation is the UAE Vision 2021 focus. (AFP/File)
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The UAE is already a hub for development and excellence but the nation also pays a lot of attention to innovation, which is key for the economy.
Drake & Skull made profits of $4.38 million in Q3, according to a Reuters poll. (AFP/File)
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Leading construction and integrated design firm Drake & Skull profits dropped by 10 percent in the third quarter of 2014.
The Gulf Arab state has also designated Nusra Front, the Islamic State, and Yemen's Houthi movement as terrorist organizations. (AFP/File)
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The United Arab Emirates has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood and local affiliates as terrorist groups.
Etihad is now the biggest shareholder in Alitalia. (AFP/File)
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Etihad Airways became the largest shareholder in Alitalia in a €1.7 billion rescue bid, following talks over the last year.
Mark Zitti and The Coltelli Brothers are performing in Dubai. (Image courtesy of Khaleej TImes)
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A night of energetic jazz and wicked sweet instrumentals is coming to Ruth's Chris Steak House in Dubai as the Italians take over the stage.

November 15, 2014