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Tesla car of the future?

What are the pros and cons of buying an electric car? In Europe, electric and hybrid cars account for about 5% of new vehicle sales....

US to open Jerusalem embassy in May for Israel’s 70th anniversary

By AFPThe US announces a May date for the relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem, a disputed city holy to three major religionsThe United States...

Dubai: Resort that cost $1.5 BILLION to build set to open

Work on the Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences started more than four years ago and it is expected to welcome guests in late 2019. Renderings...

Dubai property slump to continue: S&P

By AFPA three-year downturn in Dubai's property market will likely continue until at least 2020, Standard & Poor's said Tuesday, citing low oil prices, the...

Djibouti seizes control of Dubai owned sea terminal

By Associated PressDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal run by Dubai-based port operator DP World, the latest...

Bahrain rights activist jailed for five years for “insulting” tweets

By Reuters DUBAI, Feb 21 (Reuters) - A Bahraini human rights activist was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday for criticising Saudi Arabia's air...

Saudi Arabia announces it will build its first opera house

By Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia says construction will soon begin on the first opera house in the kingdom, where concerts...

CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2017

This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index highlights that the majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption, while further analysis shows...

Technology and the future of finance

Will your banker become a robot? And is this such a bad thing? The application of technology to finance has gone mainstream.  Investors (speculators, really)...

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman performs the Ardah sword dance

King Salman of Saudi Arabia took part in celebrations at the Janadriyah cultural festival in Riyadh on Tuesday.He participated in the traditional Ardah sword...

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