Are Dubai's cops secretly race car drivers?

2015-11-27 08:39

Renowned for its collection of high-speed pursuit cars, Dubai's police force has a new addition to its fleet - a Porsche 918 Spyder hypercar.

Dubai positioned as gateway for Africa trade

2015-11-11 18:54

The Dubai International Financial Centre has pledged to support Africa’s growing financial community by providing increased access to international trade and investment.

To Biznews Community: Is high pressure seller Holborn AM legit or a scam?

2015-10-16 07:17

Holborn Asset Management seems to be fishing quite aggressively for business in SA but is it above board? Alec Hogg invites comment.

Woman drowns in Dubai after father blocks rescue to save 'honour'

2015-08-10 22:02

A young Asian woman has drowned after her father allegedly prevented Dubai lifeguards from coming to the rescue because that would "dishonour" her, Emirati news media have reported.

New Jaguar F-Pace: Tested to extremes

2015-07-29 09:47

Jaguar Land Rover has put its new F-Pace under extensive testing in the most extreme conditions. See where they went...

Philippines confirms second MERS case

2015-07-06 10:25

The Philippines have confirmed a second case of the deadly MERS corona virus in a 36-year-old foreigner who showed symptoms of the disease after arriving in Manila from Dubai.

Desperate for closure

2015-06-13 09:05

KERRY Winter’s family lit a candle and said a prayer to mark her birthday yesterday. She would have turned 42.

Emirates, Etihad planes involved in mid air incident

2015-04-01 20:04

An Emirates and an Etihad Airways aircraft got too close to each other between UAE and Seychelles and had to take action to avoid a collision.

Car is king as Dubai overtakes NY, London

2015-03-16 11:02

The number of vehicles in Dubai has doubled over the past eight years giving the Gulf emirate more cars per person than New York or London.

Orascom Construction offers shares in $185m IPO

2015-03-04 12:09

Orascom Construction plans to offer 11% of its shares on the Cairo bourse to raise $185m, with the business seeking a dual listing on the Egyptian stock market.


Dubai police deny links to UAE national held in Libya

2015-11-12 14:45

An Emirati arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of spying on Libyan authorities in charge of the capital was an ex-sergeant dismissed by Dubai police five years ago, the force says on Twitter.

Iranian-American arrested in Iran – reports

2015-10-30 12:55

A Dubai-based businessman has become the fourth Iranian-American to be arrested by Iran’s security forces and imprisoned in Tehran, reports say.

Naspers to launch Netflix ‘competitor’

2015-08-12 11:31

Multinational media and technology company Naspers is gearing up to unveil an internet streaming service that will take on Netflix in developing markets.

Bantry Bay’s mini Dubai

2015-08-09 17:16

Tycoon snaps up Ambassador Hotel to turn it into a bling new residential block.

Jet Airways plane diverts to Muscat

2015-07-09 18:07

A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Dubai has made an emergency landing in Muscat after a bomb threat.

Mideast stocks sink on fear attacks may spread in Gulf nations

2015-06-28 15:25

Stocks in Dubai led regional declines on concern militants could target other Arab Gulf nations after Kuwait’s deadliest attack in decades killed 27 people.

Africa aviation in spotlight at new summit

2015-05-04 05:00

The great potential of Africa's aviation market will be in the spotlight during an inaugural summit set to take place in Dubai.

100 carat SA diamond to fetch up to $25m

2015-03-16 19:11

A "flawless" 100 carat diamond discovered in De Beers mines is on show in Dubai and will be auctioned by Sotheby's next month, where it could fetch up to $25m.

Dubai foreign workers stage rare strike

2015-03-11 14:49

Hundreds of foreign construction workers have staged a rare protest in the Gulf state of Dubai, defying the law against going on strike.

Huge blaze guts 79-floor Dubai skyscraper

2015-02-21 16:41

Hundreds of panicked residents have fled one of the tallest towers in Dubai as a huge fire engulfed the skyscraper, causing extensive damage to its luxury flats.

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