2019 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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Dubai attracted more than 1,000 millionaires from outside the country in 2018, surpassing major cities like Los Angeles, Melbourne, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Sydney, according to the ‘Global Wealth Migration Report’ for 2019. Dubai was a major beneficiary of changing global wealth...

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The 750-acre Town Square Dubai will be home to over 18,000 people by the end of this year, says CEO Fred Durie Town Square Dubai by Nshama will hand over 5,000 additional residences this year taking the total number of homes delivered to more than 6,600, it was announced on Thursday....

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ValuStrat Price Index for the first quarter of 2019 shows that prices dropped by 3.2% compared to the previous quarter Residential property values in Dubai have fallen by 12.4 percent on average over the past year, according to real estate consulting firm ValuStrat. Its ValuStrat...

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Excavations have uncovered new evidence on the architecture, art and technology of Abu Dhabi's Neolithic inhabitants The latest archaeological excavations on Marawah Island have shed new light on Abu Dhabi’s earliest known settlement, which dates back 8,000 years. The excavations,...

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Dr Karim Sabbagh, CEO of DarkMatter Group, outlines vulnerabilities of UAE websites as cyber attacks increase Cybercrime is projected to cost $8 trillion to businesses globally in the next five years, according to UAE-based cyber security firm DarkMatter which is responsible for...

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Offering land plots starting at AED990,000 and available for purchase by all nationalities, Lea features 238 residential plots Aldar Properties' latest development, Lea, located on the northern shores of Yas Island, has sold out during Cityscape Abu Dhabi generating over AED400 million...

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Dawoud Al Hajri, director general of Dubai Municipality, says expansion is one of the important infrastructure projects to keep pace with Dubai's growth Dubai Municipality has completed the second phase of the expansion of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant at a cost of AED1.3 billion...

April 18, 2019 no comments 38
New report shows Q1 price declines across both cities but return on investment remains strong Both Sharjah and Ajman remain affordable alternatives for buying and renting properties in the UAE, according to real estate portal Bayut.com. Prices have dropped on average across...

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Chestertons says the medium to long-term outlook for Abu Dhabi's real estate market is encouraging despite downward corrections and new supply The medium to long-term outlook for Abu Dhabi's real estate market is encouraging despite downward corrections and new supply, according to a...

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Middlesex University Dubai is one of the higher education institutions that is now actively recruiting international students The UAE's higher education sector is seeing a boost as post-study visas for students, quality assurance schemes and expansion of university programmes roll out...

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