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Glance at Iran’s parliamentary elections

Glance at Iran’s parliamentary elections

DUBAI: Iranians are voting Friday in the country’s first elections since the Islamic Republic sealed a landmark deal with the United States and other world powers over its disputed nuclear…

Asia Cup: Malik, Akmal take Pakistan home against plucky UAE

Asia Cup: Malik, Akmal take Pakistan home against plucky UAE

DHAKA: Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal each scored a half-century as Pakistan survived early innings jitters to beat the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by seven wickets in the Asia Cup…

Dubailand affordable housing project sold out ‘within hours’

Dubailand affordable housing project sold out ‘within hours’

The first phase of an affordable housing project in Dubailand announced last week sold out “within hours” on its launch day, the developer of the community has claimed. Dubai Properties…

‘Spotlight’ wins top Oscar prize on night of racial critique

‘Spotlight’ wins top Oscar prize on night of racial critique

Catholic Church abuse movie “Spotlight” was named best picture, the top award at Sunday’s Oscar ceremony, after an evening peppered with pointed punchlines from host Chris Rock about the #OscarsSoWhite…

Dubai named top global choice for corporate expansion

Dubai named top global choice for corporate expansion

Dubai has been named as the number one expansion target by nearly a quarter of companies based in Asia, Europe and North America, according to a new survey. The report…

Kuwaiti minister hints driver who killed policeman may be a militant

Kuwaiti minister hints driver who killed policeman may be a militant

Kuwait’s interior minister said on Monday that a man who rammed his car into a group of police officers last week, killing one of them, “belonged to an organisation” –…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid approves Dh7bn for Northern Emirates projects

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid approves Dh7bn for Northern Emirates projects

FUJAIRAH // A Dh7 billion budget for infrastructure projects was approved by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid on a trip to the country’s east coast on Monday. According to state news…