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Dubai wins World Expo 2020 bid with 116 votes

The emirate beat Sao Paulo, Izmir and Ekaterinburg in the first, second and third rounds of voting, respectively.

November 27, 2013 8:35
 
Harrods

Qatar plans Harrods hotels in Malaysia, Paris

Qatar to set up Hotel Company to make Harrods brand global; Will build hotels in Kuala Lumpur, New York, Paris, China; About $634 mln to be spent on Kuala Lumpur development

July 3, 2012 5:26
 
Halal slaughter becomes political issue in France

Halal slaughter becomes political issue in France

A TV documentary on slaughterhouses around Paris switching entirely to halal methods has stirred a political storm in France.

February 21, 2012 4:56
 
Al Habtoor visit France to discuss politics, investments in UAE

Al Habtoor visit France to discuss politics, investments in UAE

Khalaf Al Habtoor discusses French investments in the UAE and the political situation in the region while in Paris

February 12, 2012 2:51
 

Rights Groups call out Sorbonne on UAE trial

Human Rights Watch urges Sorbonne University to break its silence about the trial of a lecturer at its Abu Dhabi branch, facing trial for insulting UAE leaders through his calls for democratic reform.

October 15, 2011 4:25
 

France hails Syria Council, develops contacts

France welcomes formation of Syrian National Council; Paris says developing contacts with Syrian opposition; Secular Syrian opposition to meet in Paris at weekend

September 17, 2011 3:31
 
Metro laws are fine with us

Metro laws are fine with us

Officials have been issuing more fines on the Dubai Metro lately, though passengers can’t make sense of them. But Kipp doesn’t mind.

June 3, 2010 4:01
 

World Bank supports Lebanon’s economic reforms with $500 million

Financial support targets the effects of the economic crisis on the MENA region, says World Bank VP.

May 20, 2010 10:13