EMEA’s largest Westin opens in Dubai

The property completes Starwood’s openings at Al Habtoor City

Gulf millionaires more likely to invest in Dubai property market over London in 2017

Cluttons forecast places Paris and Doha alongside UK capital, while Toronto ranked third choice

China’s Huawei granted 100% ownership in Saudi Arabia

The firm will now be able to sell products directly in the kingdom

Video: Fire breaks out at 28-storey building in Abu Dhabi

The blaze at the under-construction tower injured 13 people

Short-term impact of Brexit hits Dubai property market

The UK exit vote has impacted both asking prices and investor interest in the emirate, according to propertyfinder.ae

Dubai Expo 2020 to allocate $1.36bn of contracts to SMEs

Opportunities for SME participation extend beyond the physical expo site and six-month duration of the event, according to Expo 2020

Saudi eyes plans to nationalise charities

The plans are said to include charitable societies and associations

Kuwait dissolves Olympic committee over financial irregularities

National football association also dissolved and interim group formed

Kuwait to cut hundreds of expat teachers

Country aims to reduce the number of expats in the education sector

Uber, Careem suspend Abu Dhabi services

The companies have not given any reason as to why their services were halted

Habtoor Leighton Group CEO released in Dubai without charge

Jose Antonio Lopez-Monis was detained by Dubai police on August 17

Three-month grace period for illegal residents in Qatar

The grace period is believed to be the first in Qatar for a decade

Dubai municipality inspecting 25,000 buildings under construction

Officials are undertaking the engineering supervision of the buildings

UAE professionals believe Dubai’s competitiveness not impacted by Brexit

Dubai’s status as a financial centre will not be impacted by Brexit, according to a CFA survey

India urges stranded workers in Saudi to return by Sept 25

Several workers have been laid off from construction companies in the kingdom

Consultancy firm warned of danger prior to Makkah crane collapse

Company warned of “serious and unacceptable” risks

Six Flags plans world’s biggest roller coaster in Dubai

The Six Flags theme park is coming up within Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai’s RTA to reopen Dubai Marina intersection adjacent to tram

The left and U-turns at the intersection of Al Sufouh-Al Gharbi Streets will open in early September