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UAE in a minute for July 11, 2017

Making the news in the UAE today: revealed Gulf meeting documents, Dubai rental prices and a pop-up for UAE-based designers

Nick Donaldson / The National
Nick Donaldson / The National

1. A main reason behind the UAE’s involvement in the boycott of Qatar was revealed last night after documents obtained by CNN proved that Qatar failed to comply with written obligations to the GCC.

> Revealed: the secret pledges Qatar made — and then broke

2. Dubai rental and home prices eased for a second straight quarter on the back of rising supply, according to Asteco, the Dubai-based real estate services firm.

> Dubai rental and home prices ease during the second quarter, Asteco says

3. Ten UAE-based designers will have their work showcased in a two-month long pop-up by Bond Street Department store Fenwick.

> UAE designers showcased in pop-up by top London store

Updated: July 11, 2017 12:55 PM