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Special report: Residents conflicted over changes in Fujairah

Big steps are being taken in the development of Fujairah’s housing and infrastructure. While many residents of the east coast emirate are …

Special report: Lack of services holding UAQ back, residents say

With fewer than 80,000 people living in Umm Al Quwain, residents benefit from the quiet emirate’s unspoilt beaches, thriving wildlife and slower pace …

Keeping pace with change in Ajman

Northern Emirates on the agenda: In this series<p>_____________________________________________________________<p>AJMAN // Improved roads, more …

Sharjah clears road to progress

Northern Emirates on the agenda: In this series<p>_____________________________________________________________<p>SHARJAH // In an emirate renowned for …

Special report: Infrastructure needs to catch up with RAK’s growing population

Life in Ras Al Khaimah may lack the polish and excitement of Abu Dhabi or Dubai, but its residents wouldn’t trade the space and quiet for either of …

Sky is no longer the limit for young Emirati women

ABU DHABI // The number of Emirati women enrolling in a university course to prepare them for a career in aviation is steadily on the rise.<p>About 30 …

School activities hit by new rules

Abu Dhabi: Schools in Abu Dhabi say they have been forced to call off a range of sports and recreational activities following new safety regulations …

Education

Where Abu Dhabi rents have risen and fallen, Q4 2014 — in pictures

Find out how rental prices in Abu Dhabi have changed during the fourth quarter of 2014 and the average annual rates you will pay, according to data …

Dubai January inflation 4.5 pct, highest since May 2009

Dubai

UAE private wealth is booming – are you any richer?

Incorporated

GCC per capita income seen dropping 19% to Dh152,000 this year

Special report: Obesity rate in the UAE double the world average

Obesity is on the rise globally and UAE is not faring well compared to other countries. More than 2.1 billion people—close to 30 per cent of the …

Workers die in Dubai tower fire

<b>At least two workers have died and dozens were injured when fire broke out in a high-rise building under construction in Dubai.</b><p>Workers were seen on upper floors waving towels and hanging on to scaffolding as black smoke billowed.<p>About 40 people were taken to hospital, officials said, some seriously …

Hundreds evacuated after fire at Dubai skyscraper | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Hundreds of people in Dubai were evacuated from one of the world’s tallest residential buildings on Saturday when fire swept through The Torch, a 79-story skyscraper, residents said.<p>Dubai’s police chief, General Khamis Mattar, said the fire appeared to be the result of an accident …

10 dead in Abu Dhabi blaze

ABU DHABI // Ten people were killed and eight injured – some severely – when a fire ripped through an illegal workers accommodation in Mussaffah …

Emirates hires banks for U.K.-guaranteed sukuk of up to $1 bln | Reuters

DUBAI, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, has hired banks to help it arrange a sukuk of up to $1 billion, according to five sources familiar with the matter.<p>Two of the sources said the deal could close by the end of the first quarter.<p>The issue will be backed by UK Export Finance, …

Etihad Airways pax numbers up 24% to 14.3m in 2014, cargo up 17% | CAPA

• Passenger numbers: 14.3 million, +24.3% year-on-year;<br>• Seat factor: 79%, +1.0 ppts;<br>• Destinations: 111;<br>• Cargo volume: 569,000 tonnes, +16.8%. [more – …

Air Arabia reports record profit in 2014 | CAPA

<b>Air Arabia</b> reported (15-Feb-2015) net profit increased 30% year-on-year to AED566 million (USD154.1 million) in 2014. Turnover increased 17% to …

Air Arabia blames fuel hedging as Q4 profit falls 28 per cent

Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based budget carrier, reported a 28 per cent drop in fourth quarter net profit on fuel hedging costs.<p>Listed on the Dubai …

Air Arabia announces record profits for 2014

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ANALYSIS: US carriers focus on alleged subsidies to Gulf carriers

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