August 2018 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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Emirates says it has carried more than 105 million passengers on its iconic A380 aircraft as the airline celebrates 10 years of service Emirates has announced it has carried more than 105 million passengers on its iconic A380 aircraft as the airline celebrated 10 years of service....

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New survey shows that the sharp rise in oil prices is a key factor in improved sentiment across the Middle East Business confidence in the UAE rose to its highest level for three years in the second quarter of 2018, according to a new survey. The latest edition of a survey by the...

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Dubai developer says prices of apartments at Reva Heights in Business Bay will start at AED801,000 Damac Properties has announced the release of exclusive one and two-bedroom apartments at Reva Heights in Dubai’s Business Bay district. Reva Heights is home to luxury apartments...

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India's Jet Airways is suffering major turbulence and may cease flying in 60 days without major cost cuts, according to local media India's Jet Airways is suffering major turbulence and may cease flying in 60 days without major cost cuts, local media reported Friday, sending shares in...

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Bayut.com says increased interest in property sales in Sharjah is likely following the changes announced in April Property prices in Sharjah could rebound later this year on the back of changes to real estate laws which allow non-residents to own property in the emirate, according to a...

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Abu Dhabi's stock market opened lower on Thursday, weighed down by blue-chip financial and telecom shares DUBAI - Abu Dhabi's stock market opened lower on Thursday, weighed down by blue-chip financial and telecom shares, and leading a tumble of regional Gulf bourses amid the second...

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The emirate welcomed a record 8.1million international overnight visitors during H1 2018 There is demand to see the Dubai Safari, Dubai Frame and Dubai Parks and Resorts as these are the new attractions.-File photo The Dubai travel and tourism industry is set to welcome 2019 on a...

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Telco Etisalat announces sale of stake in Thuraya Telecommunications Company to Star Satellite Communications UAE-based telco Etisalat has completed the sale of its stake in Thuraya Telecommunications Company for AED137 million ($37 million) to Star Satellite Communications. The...

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Sources say a US firm led by a former JPMorgan Chase & Co banker is in talks with the Dubai ruler's investment company to jointly pursue deals A US firm led by a former JPMorgan Chase & Co banker is in talks with the Dubai ruler’s investment company to jointly pursue deals in...

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Traffic Incidents Management Scheme will be put in place along 70km of the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road for one year Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), alongside the Dubai Police General HQ, will start a trial run of a new traffic management plan in September. The Traffic...

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