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A jubilant Dubai hopes that hosting the world's five-yearly trade fair in 2020 will draw new investment to an economy still recovering from a debt crisis that required a bailout by Abu Dhabi. The United Arab Emirates city state saw off competition
28 November 2013 0 View comments A British man was killed after a drunk driver ran him over just one day into a holiday in Dubai. Gavin Duffy, 29, was visiting a friend in the United Arab Emirates when he was run over on Saturday following a night
Dubai this year Staff Reporter / 28 November 2013 The inspectors from the Public Health and Safety Department also issued more than 1,600 fines on salons in 10 months. The Dubai Municipality has called for higher standards of health and safety in
Libo-on / 28 November 2013 Eleven days of exclusive shows, performances and Emirati traditional activities to mark National Day at Global Village. Eleven days of festivities with nine exclusive concerts, competitions and unique shows are being
Dubai-based Islamic investment firm Abwab Capital has completed 2 billion dirhams or $545 million of advisory business in its first year of operation and hopes to double that in 2014, the company's managing director said. Sharia-compliant Abwab,
For Dubai to truly champion the essence of sustainability, it's not enough to just do it during the main event itself, the World Expo in 2020. Instead, it should walk the talk consistently over the next seven years in the lead-up to the Expo and
The Iranian coast guards rushed to the scene and found the two vessels were illegally fishing in the Iranian waters under the Saudi flag, said Lashkari, adding that coast guards later arrested nine sailors from different countries in the vessels.
From the folks who brought the world the 24-karat gold iPad, the tallest skyscraper and the first government program that pays citizens to lose weight will come the 2020 World Expo. Dubai was selected Wednesday by the 168-nation International
Reuters Video Retail Video Reuters Video Aviation Four years ago, the emirate of 2.2 million people nearly defaulted on its debt after a real estate bubble burst, causing property prices to crash more than 50 per cent between 2008 and 2010. Now a
United Arab Emirates A rights group says an American man who posted a parody video about youth culture in Dubai is being held by authorities as the first foreigner arrested under tougher measures governing Internet use in the United Arab Emirates.