, The Dubai Financial Market General Index fell to its lowest value since , almost exactly two years after the emirate sparked default fears by suggesting that it could delay debt payments The index closed down . to off lows of the day but still affording the day a year record according to
, Fetchr, a Dubai based startup, uses the GPS location of a consumer s mobile device to provide an address for delivery The company works with several major retailers and operates in Dubai, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt whatwords Ltd uses a digital grid of the world to provide a unique series of
, have left the bottle on the table, but as a fellow connoisseur he truly wanted to appreciate what he was drinking The broken cognac bottle is now on display in Calabrese s locked up alcohol case as a sign of what could have been The record is still held by Burj Al Arab Hotel s The Skyview Bar in Dubai.
, If you re talking about winners, you can count Iran and Iraq, Ruehl said at a Dubai conference last week, as quoted by Bloomberg The Saudis were aware that they would be ceding some market share with the OPEC deal, but opted for higher and more stable oil prices by signing up to a deal that allowed
Mar , Russia plane crash Russian Emergency Ministry employees investigate the wreckage of a crashed plane at the Rostov on Don airport, about kilometers ( miles) south of Moscow, Russia Saturday, March , AP Photo MOSCOW (AP) Winds were gusting before dawn Saturday over the
, The sight of dozens of mammoth tankers anchored off the coast of Istanbul, or of lone ones passing underneath the two high Bosphorus bridges as they steam their way to or from the Black Sea, is undeniably impressive But in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Turkish officials are increasingly
, ABB lost its case in Beijing, despite the fact that Flaming Lee, a key China United employee, was herself convicted in Dubai of selling counterfeit ABB products ABB was At the hearing, the chief judge walked out of the courtroom minutes after ABB began delivering evidence, ABB said in court filings.
, Rival plane maker Airbus is designing its own lightweight composite jet, the A, but that jet is still several years away from flying Q Didn t it take Boeing a long time to get the airborne A Boeing applied to the FAA to make the in The first plane flew in ember , and six test planes
, taj arabia screenshot via YouTube zeeshank Dubai has turned to India for inspiration for its latest construction mega project, a massive replica of the Taj Mahal that s being touted as an over the top wedding venue The project, which surfaced in the press late last week, could take two years to construct
, duty free Neil Bird via Flickr People spend a lot of money while waiting for their flights In , travelers spent billion on airport food and gift items, reports USA Today But flying comfortably does not mean you have to buy expensive items at the airport There are many items you could get days before
, The word Dubai has pretty much become synonymous with bubble these days, with stories you heard just a few years ago about the country s grand projects and epic ambitions replaced by stories of empty offices and halted construction Since , property prices have dropped as much as percent
, Cost of living is high on the list of factors one might weigh before moving to a new city From the costs of getting around town to the price of a movie ticket, some things are just more expensive in certain cities For instance, transportation is most expensive in Washington, DC, while Dubai has the most
, This hose reel features the Ames NeverLeak aluminum water system (see top photo), which resists cross threading, stands up to cold temperatures, and is times stronger than typical plastic water systems This hose reel worked fine, but sadly, I was unable to attach it to my house because the spouse do
, The Los Angeles Times says the roughly , square foot (, square meters) mansion has entire areas including bedrooms, decks and an IMAX theater that weren t approved City officials ordered work on the gigantic home stopped three years ago amid claims by neighbors below that the hillside
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, A retired couple who were enjoying a luxury cruise fought off Somali pirates with deck chairs as they attempted to storm the ship and kidnap them John and Barbara Jeffery had been enjoying the trip of a lifetime when the violent pirates tried to take over the ship they were sailing on As gun shot rang out,
Mar , But for Sue and Tim from Somerset, who lived in a caravan for nine years while the property was built, creating their ideal home on such a tight budget Sue and Tim wanted something unique in their kitchen, and used cabin sole which is traditionally used as boat decking for the surfaces on a floating
, You ll see that the list isn t huge, but there s a pretty good variety In the Med, I ve been to Rota (Spain), Toulon (France), usta Bay (Sicily) (x), Crete (x), Malta, Haifa (Israel), and Marmaris (Turkey) In the Indian Ocean Arabian Gulf, I ve been to the Seychelles, Jebel Ali Dubai (x), and Bahrain (x ~).
, DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Qatar s emir is persona non grata to four U.S allied Arab states that accuse his wealthy Gulf nation of sponsoring extremists, but he recently received a warm welcome at the sp ling military base his troops share with thousands of American soldiers Qatar s al Udeid
, Here s what the main road in U.A.E capital Dubai, the E , looked like in , and what it looks like today.
, You can order an scoop of ice cream featuring edible carat gold flakes in Dubai That seems like pocket change compared to the , dessert found in The Fortress Resort and Spa in Sri Lanka We rounded up some of the most expensive dishes you can purchase around the world, from Las