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Bell Pottinger Middle East 'strong' despite Oakbay furore

The Middle East offshoot of Bell Pottinger has insisted its regional business is robust in the wake of the PR firm’s expulsion from a UK trade body on Sunday. The Public Relations and Communications Associations (PRCA) expelled the UK branch ...

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Middle East airlines see passenger demand growth rise in July

Middle East carriers saw a 4.5 percent increase in air passenger demand for July, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA said this was an acceleration from the 3.6 percent annual growth seen in June, but was still ...

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Developer behind Dubai's Heart of Europe to unveil new $630m project

Kleindienst Group, the company behind The Heart of Europe islands in Dubai’s The World, will announce a new AED2.5 billion ($ 630 million) project at Cityscape Global next week.   The project, which will be officially launched on September 11, ...

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UAE's Azizi delivers three more Dubai residential projects

UAE-based Azizi Developments has announced the completion and delivery of three new residential projects in Al Furjan, Dubai in less than two years. The launch of the three projects – Azizi Daisy valued at AED175 million, Azizi Freesia valued at ...

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Dubai's SOUQ.com inks deal to buy delivery firm Wing.ae

SOUQ.com on Wednesday announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Wing.ae, which provides mobile and web-based delivery solutions for businesses and individual consumers. SOUQ.com, which was recently bought by online retail giant Amazon, previously invested in Wing.ae ...

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UAE foils over 560 cyber attacks during first half of 2017

A total of 561 cyber attacks against government, semi-government and private sector entities in the UAE were foiled by the Telecommunications Regulations Authority during the first half of the year, state news agency WAM reported on Monday. The attacks accounted ...

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La Liga asks UEFA to probe Abu Dhabi's Man City over transfers

The Spanish football league, La Liga, has asked European football’s governing body UEFA to open an investigation into whether big-spending Manchester City have breached Financial Fair Play regulations. La Liga, outspoken over what it dubs “state-aided financial doping”, “is pleased ...

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UAE set to host Sri Lanka's first day-night Test match

Sri Lanka will play its first day-and-night Test match later this month when they meet Pakistan for a two-match series in the United Arab Emirates, the cricket board said Monday. The Test series will start September 28 and is due ...

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75% of GCC firms 'have yet to engage VAT advisors'

Three-quarters of GCC firms have yet to engage with their tax advisor on the subject of value-added tax (VAT), a study claims. A survey showed that the vast majority – 88 percent – of respondent firms have not made budgetary ...

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South Africans in Gulf warned over tax rules

South African expats living in the Gulf have been warned they could be required to pay income tax on overseas earnings under proposals unveiled by their government earlier this year. The South African government proposed enforcing the new rules on ...

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