Qataris defend country’s right to host World Cup

London: Saeed Brahimi should be in his footballing prime when the World Cup kicks off in Qatar in 2022. He plays on the right wing for the national under-19s side and will be 26 when the tournament starts — the same age as Adam Lallana, the England attacker who is about to get his first […]

UAE indices fall more than one per cent on profit-taking

Dubai UAE indices fell on profit-taking on Tuesday, as investors focus on shares on non-MSCI listed shares for the second day in a row. Dubai’s benchmark index — DFM — fell 1.52 per cent to 5,072.92 points while Abu Dhabi’s ADX index fell 1.36 per cent to close at 5,063.96 points. The shares which form […]

Extra fee on credit card purchases ‘illegal’ in UAE

Extra fee on credit card purchases ‘illegal’ in UAE

Dubai: Gold and jewellery retail outlets in the UAE should not be charging on credit card-based transactions, and if they are it goes against strict directives issued by the UAE Central Bank and government entities in Dubai. If any retailer still insists on charging, shoppers are within their rights to complain to the relevant authorities, […]

Mers kills 10 and infects 68 in UAE

Saudi Arabia has announced a jump of nearly 50 percent in deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after re-examining old data that also showed the number of infections since 2012 was a fifth higher than previously reported. The increase in total confirmed cases of the virus rose to 688 from 575, while the rise […]

US, Kuwait keen on regional peace, congratulate on Kuwait national day

KUWAIT, Feb 24 — “I was inspired by the enduring spirit and determination of Kuwaitis to rebuild their country (back in 1991). Now, over twenty years later, I still see that spirit and determination expressed through Kuwait’s growing leadership role in a region facing significant challenges,” said US Ambassador to Kuwait Matthew H. Tueller. The […]

Google Celebrating Kuwait’s National Day

  Google Kuwait ( is celebrating Kuwait’s National Day on 25th Feb. Google created doodle for Kuwait national day its dedicated kuwait’s google home page for national day of kuwait. Source: News89 Kuwait correspondent

Where to shop and win prizes this DSF

There are supercars, kilos of gold to be won, luxury trips and other mind-boggling prizes this DSF. Check out who is offering what. Al Ghurair Centre: Spend Dh200 to get a Scratch & Win coupon for instant prizes Arabian Center: Spend Dh200 to enter the weekly draw for 100 grams of gold (2 winners) or 50 […]

Dubai Design District full steam ahead

Dubai: Construction of phase two of Dubai Design District (d3) is expected to start in 2015, according to Amina Al Rustamani, group CEO of Tecom Investments, the developer behind the new fashion hub. Design and planning of the second phase has already started, Al Rustamani said. She did not comment on when the phase is […]

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