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UPDATE 2-Emirates warns of tough six months ahead as profit drops

15 Nov 2018

* Airline's lowest half-year profit in a decade (releads to add milestone)

Saudi's flyadeal to pick Airbus or Boeing jets by end of month

14 Nov 2018

DUBAI Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal aims to decide whether to order Airbus or Boeing narrow-body jets by the end of this month, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Airline Emirates warns oil, dollar to hit first-half profit

13 Nov 2018

DUBAI Emirates earnings are being squeezed by higher oil prices, a strong dollar, and instability in the global economy, the airline's chief commercial officer said on Tuesday.

UAE to list sectors for full foreign investment in first quarter

12 Nov 2018

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government early next year aims to publish a list of the sectors in which it will permit foreign ownership of up to 100 percent, the economy minister said on Monday.

REFILE-UAE to list sectors for full foreign investment in Q1

12 Nov 2018

DUBAI, Nov 12 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government early next year aims to publish a list of the sectors in which it will permit foreign ownership of up to 100 percent, the economy minister said on Monday.

Israeli intelligence minister calls for Gulf cooperation on aviation security, other areas

08 Nov 2018

DUBAI Israel and Gulf Arab states should cooperate on aviation security and other civilian areas such as transportation, commercial aviation and tourism, Israel's intelligence minister told Reuters on Thursday after a visit to Oman.

Airbus in talks to unjam some HNA, Emirates deliveries: sources

31 Oct 2018

HONG KONG/DUBAI Airbus faces new headaches delivering A330s to airlines tied to China's cash-strapped HNA Group and is in separate talks with Emirates over the timing of undelivered A380 superjumbos.

UPDATE 1-Airbus in talks to unjam some HNA, Emirates deliveries -sources

31 Oct 2018

HONG KONG/DUBAI, Oct 31 Airbus faces new headaches delivering A330s to airlines tied to China's cash-strapped HNA Group and is in separate talks with Emirates over the timing of undelivered A380 superjumbos.

UK academic charged with spying in UAE temporarily released, wife says

30 Oct 2018

DUBAI/LONDON A British academic charged with espionage in the United Arab Emirates has been temporarily released until his next hearing on Nov. 21, his wife said on Tuesday.

Mideast ride-hailing app Careem raises $200 million to expand, expects more funds

18 Oct 2018

DUBAI Middle East ride-hailing company Careem said on Thursday it had secured $200 million in fresh funding from existing investors and that it expects to raise more to finance expansion plans.

World News

Trump says U.S. may not impose more tariffs on China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he may not impose more tariffs on Chinese goods after Beijing sent the United States a list of measures it was willing to take to resolve trade tensions, although he added it was unacceptable that some major items were omitted from the list.