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Australia union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player

14 Jan 2019

DUBAI The head of the Australian football players union wants the sport's regional governing body to help secure the release of a Bahraini refugee footballer arrested in Thailand in November over a prison sentence in his homeland.

Soccer-Australia union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player

14 Jan 2019

DUBAI, Jan 14 The head of the Australian soccer players union wants the sport's regional governing body to help secure the release of a Bahraini refugee footballer arrested in Thailand in November over a prison sentence in his homeland.

Exclusive: Saudi private jet industry stalls after corruption crackdown

10 Jan 2019

DUBAI A crackdown on corruption in Saudi Arabia has severely dented the kingdom's private jet industry in a sign of the impact the campaign has had on private enterprise and the wealthy elite. | Video

IATA worried no-deal Brexit plans not enough to avoid flight disruption

10 Jan 2019

DUBAI Measures to allow flights to continue between the European Union and Britain in the event of a disorderly Brexit are unlikely to be enough to avoid some disruptions and cancellations, the head of the world's leading air transport group warned on Thursday.

Gulf Air says its niche will be to offer premium service

09 Jan 2019

DUBAI Bahrain's loss-making national carrier Gulf Air will offer a premium service to try and increase passenger numbers, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

EXCLUSIVE-Saudi private jet industry stalls after corruption crackdown

09 Jan 2019

DUBAI, Jan 9 A crackdown on corruption in Saudi Arabia has severely dented the kingdom's private jet industry in a sign of the impact the campaign has had on private enterprise and the wealthy elite.

Qatar keen to prove themselves at Asian Cup ahead of 2022

08 Jan 2019

AL AIN, United Arab Emirates Qatar will be out to prove they are worthy of a World Cup debut in 2022 when they open their Asian Cup campaign on Wednesday.

Dubai residential prices could fall by up to 10 percent in 2019: Savills

07 Jan 2019

DUBAI Residential real estate prices in Dubai could fall by 5 to 10 percent in 2019, weakened by new supply, a strong dollar and lower oil prices, the Middle East chief executive of Savills said on Monday.

Bale hat-trick leads Real Madrid into Club World Cup final

19 Dec 2018

ABU DHABI Gareth Bale scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Japan's Kashima Antlers 3-1 on Wednesday to book a spot in the Club World Cup Final.

Soccer-Bale hat-trick leads Real Madrid into Club World Cup final

19 Dec 2018

ABU DHABI, Dec 19 Gareth Bale scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Japan's Kashima Antlers 3-1 on Wednesday to book a spot in the Club World Cup Final.

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