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Dubai’s Newest Real Estate Show Launches

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates/ Aug. 15, 2018 (STL.News)– Following in the footsteps of cities like New York, Los Angeles and London, Dubai is now home to its first Real Estate entertainment show. The vlog, hosted by LuxuryProperty.com co-founder Andrew Cummings, offers a fun glimpse into Dubai’s luxury lifestyle with tours of some of Dubai’s hottest … Continue reading Dubai’s Newest Real Estate Show Launches

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates says it is actively fighting al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut secret deals with the militants to get them to abandon territory. An Emirati general on Monday denied the report while speaking to journalists in Dubai, saying it … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador on Monday and froze “all new business” with Ottawa over its criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom’s arrest of women’s rights activists — yet another warning to the West reflecting Riyadh’s newly assertive foreign policy. The sudden and unexpected dispute bore the hallmarks of Crown … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Iran’s Ahmadinejad opines on Trump, James spat

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s quest to return to the spotlight now includes weighing in on a spat between President Donald Trump and basketball star LeBron James. Ahmadinejad used Twitter — which is banned in Iran — to write Sunday: “In my opinion everyone especially a President should love … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Iran’s Ahmadinejad opines on Trump, James spat

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  | UAE offers amnesty for foreign workers stuck in Catch-22

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — The United Arab Emirates launched a three-month visa amnesty program Wednesday, hoping to resolve a Catch-22 for foreign workers who are fined daily for overstaying their permits but prevented from leaving until they pay the penalties. The government isn’t releasing specific numbers, but said it expects “thousands” of people, primarily … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  | UAE offers amnesty for foreign workers stuck in Catch-22

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Dubai police recover rare $20 million stolen blue diamond

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai police say they’ve recovered a rare $20 million blue diamond that was stolen from a city company’s vault and smuggled to Sri Lanka inside a pair of sneakers in a shoebox. Police said Thursday a guard with the money transfer company secreted the diamond out of the vault on … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Dubai police recover rare $20 million stolen blue diamond

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China’s CNPC

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth AED 5.88 billion ($1.6 billion) to China’s largest state-owned oil company to conduct what is says is the world’s largest continuous 3D offshore and onshore seismic survey. ADNOC said in a statement Thursday that BGP Inc., a subsidiary of … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China’s CNPC