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 Shah Rukh Khan performs at the IPL Gala dinner to open IPL VII at the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi.

In pictures: Shah Rukh Khan stars at IPL Gala dinner in Abu Dhabi

The superstar entertainer Shah Rukh Khan on stage last night at a gala dinner to launch the Indian Premier League cricket tournament.

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 When this 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta stamp goes under the hammer at Sotheby’s in New York on June 17, it is expected to attract a world record bid for a single stamp of up to $20 million (Dh73.4m). Courtesy Sotheby’s

Rare 1856 stamp up for auction at Sotheby’s

This is one of the world’s rarest stamps and when it goes up for auction in June it should fetch $20million. Its history since it was issued in 1856 is fascinating – and includes one murderous chapter, as Jonathan Gornall reports

 Residential buildings near the Al Qasba area in Sharjah. Pawan Singh / The National

Sharjah rents rise as Dubai property crunch drive residents north

Apartment rents jumped 7 per cent from the previous quarter, taking the annual increase to 38 per cent according to a report from Asteco.

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani greets supporters after his arrival in Zahedan, the regional capital of Sistan and Baluchestan province on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. During Mr Rouhani's two-day visit, he will tour several other cities and hold meetings with local scholars and entrepreneurs. Maryam Rahmanian for The National

On the road with Hassan Rouhani

Iran's president is touring some of Iran's most underdeveloped provinces. Foreign correspondent Yeganeh Salehi is traveling with him.

 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi plays with a rugby ball during a training session at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper training camp, near Barcelona in Sant Joan Despi, April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

In pictures: Barca play a little rugby before Copa del rey final

Barcelona and Real Madrid will play in the Copa del Rey final on Wednesday night but the day before the match, Braca players played a little rugby during a training session at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper training camp, in Sant Joan Despi, Spain. Barca meet Real Madrid on Wednesday at 11.30pm (UAE time) and the match will be on BeIn Sports.


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Taaleem wins DIFC judgement against Deyaar in Sky Gardens case

March 30, 2014

The judgement, which Deyaar has appealed against, may result in the developer being forced to pay in excess of Dh200 million in outstanding financing costs on the aborted transaction.

Deyaar unveils Dh900m hospitality and housing project in Dubai’s Business Bay

March 9, 2014

Deyaar said that it would spend Dh900 million developing 350 serviced apartments and 219 apartments at The Atria project, a twin-tower scheme in Dubai’s Business Bay area.

Former Deyaar chief Zack Shahin to stand trial again, Dubai court rules

March 3, 2014

On Monday, the Court of Cassation ruled the case should be returned to the Appeals Court to be heard before a new panel of judges although he was cleared of corruption charges in February 2013.

Dubai’s Deyaar feels benefit of resurgent rental market

February 25, 2014

Deyaar said that its property and asset management arm had added 2,600 new homes and offices mostly in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman, to its portfolio in 2013.

Dubai developer Deyaar to allow up to 25% foreign ownership

February 16, 2014

Dubai property developer Deyaar said today that it planned to allow foreigners to begin investing in its shares and hold up to 25 per cent of its share capital.

Pressure mounts to lift foreign ownership limits on UAE shares

February 11, 2014

Under UAE rules, most companies listed in Abu Dhabi and Dubai may choose to allow investors from outside the UAE or GCC to buy up to 49 per cent of their shares.

Sky Gardens property dispute parties make their case in Dubai court

October 28, 2013

Lawyers representing education provider Taaleem, National Bonds Corporation and Deyaar Development delivered opening statements in the DIFC Courts, on the first day of the trial in Taaleem’s case against the other two firms.

Sky Gardens property lawsuit in Dubai starts trial at DIFC Courts

October 27, 2013

The lawsuit over the sale of Sky Gardens, one of the most notorious disputes arising from Dubai’s property crash in 2008, finally comes to trial today.

As a visa loophole closes, how will it affect Al Ain’s housing market?

October 16, 2013

With the expiration of permits allowing employees working in Al Ain and living in Oman’s Al Buraimi territory to move across the border without visas, what happening to Al Ain’s housing market?

Dubai shares rise as investors pile into emerging markets

December 6, 2012

Markets Update: Dubai stocks rose to a four-week high as banks and property firms made headway in early trading, buoyed by increases for emerging market stocks worldwide.

Dubai slides most since June

September 27, 2012

Property stocks are hit hard as the eurozone debt crisis rears its head and Spain is put in the spotlight.

Deyaar, Arabtec and Emaar lead Dubai market decline

September 27, 2012

World markets recoil in early trading and local property stocks take a hit.

Lacklustre start for Gulf markets

August 29, 2012

Markets Update: Markets cool for a third straight day in early trading after Japan delivers a downbeat assessment of its economy.

Abu Dhabi shares edge up, Dubai dips

August 27, 2012

Markets Update:Traditionally, sharp swings in stock values without much explanation occur at the end of the week or before a major holiday - not at the start of the first full week of...