UAE

April 16, 2014

On average the emirate recorded 7 percent quarter-on-quarter growth for apartment rentals, and a strong year-on-year figure of 38 percent
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“Budget-conscious Dubai residents are now relocating to Sharjah in a flight to affordability,” said John Stevens, managing director, Asteco.

Renewed exports will restore much-needed revenue stream for Libya's weak central government following the 2011 overthrow of Moamer Kadhafi.
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Libya prepared to resume oil exports Tuesday following a break of more than eight months, after autonomy-seeking rebels agreed to lift their blockade of ports in the country's east.

April 15, 2014

High demand: Halal food imports alone are set to increase to $53.1 billion by 2020 (File/AFP)
13:00 GMT

Food, lifestyle and products manufactured under Islamic law are expected to be worth $2.48 trillion in the next four years due to increasing demand and a growing Muslim population.

Carole Samaha spotted out and about in Abu Dhabi on Monday, April 14 (Image: Facebook).
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One hundred charging stations will be installed initially across Dubai in 2014 (File/AFP)
11:28 GMT

Charging stations for electric cars will soon pop up all over Dubai to enhance grid efficiency.

April 14, 2014

Vin Diesel and Tyrese Gibson have heavy hearts without their late co-star, but they are still managing to have a good time filming in Abu Dhabi. (Image: Facebook)
09:56 GMT

Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, and other cast members have made their way to Abu Dhabi to begin filming the franchise's seventh film. All that's missing is their late co-star Paul Walker.

Dubai International Airport has the most passenger traffic of any airport in the entire world (File Archive)
08:44 GMT

Renovations at Dubai's International Airport will force at least eight airlines to move their operations to the emirate's second airport until the overhaul is complete.

“We will focus on the country’s historic strategy, which is to supply international markets with oil, especially the challenges facing the market as well as the future role of the member states of Opec.”
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The UAE is set to raise its production capacity to 3.5 million barrels per day aimed at keeping a market balance.

April 13, 2014

Dubai welcomed over 10 million tourists in 2013 (File/AFP)
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Dubai has been nominated in the TripAdvisor Traveller Choice Awards as one of the best places to visit in 2014.

Six Flags Entertainment currently operates 18 parks across the U.S., Mexico and Canada (Getty/AFP)
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U.S. Six Flags brand will open a new theme park in Jebel Ali. The move is set to increase tourism in Dubai and create a bigger business partnership between America and the UAE.

"I come here feel the energy of the ocean and all I think of is my brother..... Were gonna make you proud P-Dubber!!!" - Tyrese Gibson is in Abu Dhabi filming "Fast & Furious 7"
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Bankers are making a bigger effort to improve customer services within UAE banks (File/AFP)
11:30 GMT

A senior banker has said customer service within the banking sector is "complex and difficult," but efforts are being made to change this.

Abu Dhabi won the fight for filming location of Star Wars' latest greatest. (Image: Facebook)
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It's time Abu Dhabi to shine the Star Wars light sabers because the UAE capital has been chosen as the filming location for Episode VII!

April 12, 2014

Dima Aljundi is all about being green. (Image: Facebook)
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Things are getting green around Abu Dhabi! As the first-of-its-kind event in the region, the UAE Green Festival hosted an Eco-friendly fashion show that drew in A-listers like Dima Al Jundi.