UAE newspaper front pages are dominated by the opening of Dubai Metro Green Line which has been accepted in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's longest automatic monorail project. "Metro makes a world mark" says Gulf News...
Kerzner International Holdings, the multi-billion dollar investment entity that owns the extravagant Atlantis chain of hotel resorts, may sell off its 50% stake in the Dubai branch that is located at the heart of the exquisite man-made Palm Jumeirah...
A recent study has found a relation between the occurrence of the El Ni?o climate cycle and the risk of civil wars in 90 tropical countries. El Ni?o (also known as ENSO for El Ni?o-Southern Oscillation) is a climate...
Horses may first have been tamed as long ago as 7000 BC, new ground-breaking findings in a recently unearthed archaeological site in Saudi Arabia suggest. "The procured evidence may potentially debunk a previously established theory that the domestication of horses...
Audi AG is leading an optimistic drive among major automakers to bolster production, with the luxury car maker on a dynamic hiring spree to expand its production capacity by as much as 57%. These moves come at a time...
Despite looming global economic crisis, India seems undeterred in its goal to emerge as an economic force to be reckoned with. New Delhi gave its strongest indication by declaring an ambitious five-year plan that seeks a staggering economic growth...
By Gisela Perez-Mauri The United States and the European Union have called on the Syrian President to resign, after days of widespread condemnation by the UN Security Council and several Arab countries for the severe repression against civilians which is...
PC has always been synonymous with Microsoft. Now with the insurgence of mobile phones and tablets, Windows OS franchisees are finding it difficult to push up their sales. Microsoft has so far tried to adapt its desktop operating systems...
The owners of Manchester United (MUFC) are looking into opportunities to raise $1 bn by floating a substantial stake of the top-flight club on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Sources close to the club say Credit Suisse has been appointed...
FNC poll registration ends as women, young persons dash to get registered as candidates Today's front pages of leading Emirati newspapers are dominated by the electoral activity as registration process came to an end on Wednesday. Gulf News published the photograph...
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan commemorated 64 years of independence yesterday, August 14. Flags flourished in the nation?s skyline, green and white dominated the scene, and patriotic anthems marked the customary joy and enthusiastic fervor with which the momentous...
A top Saudi representative to the international labour body has suggested that expat workers who have been living in Gulf countries for 25 years or more should be granted free iqamas (work/residency permits) or permanent resident status outside the...