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Abu Dhabi’s Aldar, Sorouh Announce Merger

Sorouh will be dissolved as part of the merger, and the new entity, called Aldar Sorouh Properties, will have over $47 billion in assets.

UAE’s Aldar, Sorouh Boards Approve Merger

The Abu Dhabi-based property developers will merge through a share swap, according to sources.

Exclusive: Masdar Eyes Investment In South Africa

South African energy minister says Abu Dhabi- based Masdar has expressed interest in the African nation’s renewable energy programme.

Photos: World First Attractions At Abu Dhabi’s Yas Waterworld

Abu Dhabi’s new water theme park will offer never-before-seen rides and thrills when it opens next week.

Pictures: Eco-Friendly Cars Of The Future

Gulf Business spotted a number of innovative cars and motorcycles at this year’s World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.

Exclusive Video: Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship Underway

VIDEO: Golf Digest Middle East editor Robbie Greenfield reflects on a mouth-watering contest between Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

Exclusive: CEO Of Abu Dhabi Ports Talks Phase One

Tony Douglas, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company, reports on delivering phase one of the capital’s most ambitious project to date.

Etihad Starting Amsterdam Flights

Abu Dhabi airline’s arrival in May will help boost Netherlands-UAE trade links, currently valued at $3.6 billion

Nike Unveils McIlroy Sponsorship In Abu Dhabi

The golfing star has split from previous sponsor Jumeirah and joins Tiger Woods.

Abu Dhabi Plans 5,000 New Jobs For Emiratis In 2013

The Abu Dhabi Executive Council has announced a Dhs330 billion financial injection to fund various projects and initiatives in the emirate.

UAE’s TAQA Buys Stake In India Hydro Plant

The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company has acquired an interest in Himachal Sorang Power Limited for an undisclosed sum.

Eastern Mangroves Opens Dhs55,000-a-night Suite

Luxury two-floor facility targets government ministers, VIPs and celebrities.

Crescent Petroleum Supports Dana Gas Restructuring

Abu Dhabi-listed Dana reached an agreement with creditors to amend terms of a $920 million Islamic bond.

Etihad Sees Busiest Day For Passengers

The Abu Dhabi airline set a new record for the number of people it carried in a single day.

Abu Dhabi’s TAQA Buys 50% Interest In US Wind Power Project

The acquisition of the 205.5MW Lakefield wind project in Minnesota is expected to close in Q1 2013.

Tiger Woods To Begin Season In Abu Dhabi

The former world number one will compete for the $2.7 million prize at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club on January 17.

UAE’s Aldar And Sorouh Reach Initial Merger Deal

The two Abu Dhabi-based property developers have a combined market capitalisation of about Dhs10 billion.

Abu Dhabi Awards $653m Louvre Contract To Arabtec

The Louvre museum in the emirate is due to be completed in 2015.

India’s Jet Airways Confirms Stake Sale Talks With Etihad

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad could pay up to $330 million for a 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, says source.

Etihad Close To Buying Stake In India’s Jet Airways

The Abu Dhabi-based airline is in final stages to acquire a part of the Indian carrier, say sources.

TAQA Buys 53.2% Stake In Iraqi Kurdistan Oil Block For $600m

Abu Dhabi National Energy Co(TAQA) confirmed that production was expected to begin in 2013.

Abu Dhabi Foreign Trade Up 37.6% In 2011

Exports rose 38.5 per cent to Dhs416 billion, driven by a rise in oil prices.

Etihad Exceeds 2012 Target; Carries Over 10m People

The Abu Dhabi airline is set to achieve a 22 per cent year-on-year increase in passenger numbers.

Abu Dhabi Eyes More Indian Tourists In 2013

The emirate’s tourism authority is holding a five-city road show in India in January.

Abu Dhabi Airport Sees 10% Rise In Nov Passenger Traffic

Over 13.4 million passengers passed through the capital’s airport in the first 11 months of this year.

Abu Dhabi Lender ADIB Starts Sudan Branch

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is the UAE’s first lender to receive a banking license in the African nation.

Abu Dhabi Creates Body To Develop Mass Housing

The plan to develop housing programmes could spur restructuring of the emirate’s real estate sector.

Private Equity Group In Abu Dhabi Healthcare IPO

The group is looking for new advisers after dropping HSBC and JP Morgan Chase.

Abu Dhabi, France Join For Total’s Gas Network

Caisse des Depots and ADIA come together to bid for TIGF business.

Etihad Buys 70% In Air Berlin’s Loyalty Programme

The deal will generate $242.70 million in revenue for the German carrier.