September 2017 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

September 5, 2017 no comments 937
The memorial will span an area of 3.3 hectares and feature a “monumental public artwork” The UAE’s Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced plans to build a permanent tribute to the country’s late founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi. The memorial,...

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Iraqi Kurdistan agreed to immediately pay Dana’s gas production consortium $1bn to settle a London court case last week Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates were mostly quiet on Monday as they resumed trading after a long holiday weekend for Eid Al Adha, but Abu Dhabi-listed Dana Gas...

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Water’s Edge is located on Yas Island’s eastern shores Abu Dhabi developer Aldar Properties has announced the launch of a new Dhs2.4bn ($653.4m) master waterfront development on Yas Island. Water’s Edge comprises 2,255 units on Yas Island’s eastern shores adjacent to the upcoming Sea...

September 4, 2017 no comments 914
Cityscape Global has also scored a first this year by taking its brand art to the outdoors A piece of original art in a room can make a statement and command attention like nothing else in that space can. 'Brand art’ works in the same way, but is applied specifically to the business...

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Dubai Police work with over 200 nationalities to track progress Over 95 percent of Dubai residents feel secure living in the emirate, according to a study conducted by the Public Opinion Centre at the Dubai Police. Almost 98 percent of the population also trust in the integrity of Dubai...

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Etihad Airways has introduced the Boeing 787-9 aircraft on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, delivering greater levels of comfort to its customers flying to and from Schiphol Airport. Etihad Airways previously operated the 787 Dreamliner on the Amsterdam service in the summer of...

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Up to 95.3 per cent of Dubai residents feel secure and 97.8 per cent of the Emirate's people trust in the integrity of Dubai Police, according to a study conducted by the Public Opinion Centre at the Dubai Police. Major General Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, assistant commander-in-chief of...

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On average office rents across Dubai fell 4.5 per cent in the second quarter (Q2 of the year, with the performance of prime and secondary markets continuing to diverge, said global real estate consultancy Knight Frank in a new report. Market activity has remained relatively subdued in the first...

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Dubai-based master developer Nakheel announced on Monday that it would unveil real estate projects worth more than 3.2 billion UAE dirhams at Cityscape Global 2017. The 16th edition of this annual international real estate industry event will run from 11-13 September at Dubai World Trade...

September 3, 2017 no comments 1179
The $1bn mixed-use building will form the centerpiece of the 6 sqkm Dubai Creek Harbour The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour – slated to become the new tallest tower in Dubai – is now taking shape in the emirate. Launched in April last year, the $1bn mixed-use building will form the...

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