The nine new weird and wonderful UAE workouts you have to try
Tired of your usual workout? Exercise needn’t be boring: we’ve picked out nine novel – and challenging – classes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Saif Ali Khan pleads not guilty to assault
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In pictures: New Lamborghini showroom opens in Abu Dhabi
Lamborghini launched its latest super car, the Huracán LP 610-4, in the Emirates at the opening of its new Abu Dhabi showroom on the Corniche.
Emirates Airline: A million passengers a week and flying higher
As Emirates adds its eighth American destination with a daily service to Boston, its president speaks about how the carrier manages its rapid growth and surging passenger totals and its plans for additional expansion.
In pictures: 2014 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon
Over 2,400 athletes, professional and amateur, took part in the 2014 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.
Silva service for Manchester City in 2-0 win over Hull
Manchester City resumed their Premier League engagements after two weeks off with a narrow 2-0 win over Hull City, but striker Edin Dzeko says the team can ill-afford to be without captain Vincent Kompany in their title chase after the defender was sent off against the Tigers.
March 10, 2014
Construction company will build 1 million homes over five-year span, with further investments from the UAE likely to follow.
March 9, 2014
The deal represents a milestone for Arabtec. It would be the company’s first major project as a developer since it announced plans in December to grow beyond its roots as a contractor.
March 5, 2014
Arabtec has said that its subsidiary Arabtec Construction has won a contract from Emaar to build 1,582 townhouses located between Emaar's Arabian Ranches and Global Village.
February 27, 2014
In a statement to the Dubai bourse on Thursday morning, Arabtec said that the SCA’s decision to suspend trading in the company’s shares listed at the Dubai Financial Market the previous day was a 'normally precautionary step'.
February 26, 2014
Its shares were subsequently suspended from trading at the request of the regulator.
February 24, 2014
Arabtec shares gained 4 fils to close at Dh4.79 on the Dubai bourse today, in line with the market as a whole, amid reports the company was in advanced negotiations to buy a unit of the Kuwait-based conglomerate Kharafi Group.
February 19, 2014
Subsidiary Efeco to carry out mechanical, electrical and plumbing work at the Abu Dhabi Plaza development in the Kazakh capital Astana.
February 10, 2014
Arabtec Holding has won a Dh878 million contract for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work at Abu Dhabi airport’s new Midfield Terminal Building.
February 9, 2014
The Dubai-listed company’s shares closed at Dh5.08 yesterday, up 3.04 per cent from Thursday’s close and 77 per cent for the year to date.
February 9, 2014
The Dubai Financial Market index briefly hit 4,035.07 points before settling down to just under 4,000. It has not been this high since before Ramadan in 2008.
February 3, 2014
A day after winning its biggest ever contract — a Dh22bn plan to build 37 towers in Abu Dhabi and Dubai — the builder plans to reach out to Emirati nationals and the wider Arab world with plans to create thousands of jobs.
February 2, 2014
Arabtec Holding is set to undertake its largest ever contract after signing an initial agreement with Abu Dhabi's Aabar to build mixed-use residential and hotel towers in the capital and in Dubai.
January 29, 2014
Arabtec is opening a new office in Iraq in the hope of winning more construction work in the oil and gas sectors.
January 22, 2014
The Burj Khalifa builder said that its new regional headquarters will serve as a launch pad for its planned expansion into the countries of the wider Balkan region.