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  1. Gulf women determined to crash their own party

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay They are the hosts who have not been invited to their own party. Unlike the men's team - automatic qualifiers - the Arabian Gulf women will have to earn their place ... that would have meant direct entry,' Thompson said. International Rugby Board Sevens manager Beth Coalter defended the decision to deny the Arabian Gulf women an automatic entry. 'This ...

  2. Dubai success would top off good month

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott It's been a lucrative trip out to Asia for Poulter after the Englishman picked up the Barclays Singapore Open at the start of the month and then stormed up the leaderboard yesterday with a 62 that took him to joint fifth on 14-under. Pou ...

  3. Boks aim to give rivals some Stick

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The smiles are back in the South African camp. The return of talismanic leader Mzwandile Stick has been greeted with huge relief, especially by coach Paul Treu, who believes this is the year the Boks can finally break their Hong Kong duck. &# ...

  4. Property - International - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

    Rents in Dubai gain from euro zone crisis, Arab Spring

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Apartment and villa rents in Dubai climbed an average 17 per cent last year as the Persian Gulf business hub benefits from the euro-zone crisis and the so-called Arab spring, according to Asteco Property Management. "Mid to high budget inquiries have increased and stock in popular developments is drying up," Asteco said. "In terms of supply and demand, Dubai ...

  5. Be our guest

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the business district, with direct access to the beaches and warm turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf. The Renaissance Dubai Hotel (above; tel: 971 4 262 5555) also boasts museums, golf courses ...

  6. Memory's desert raid still on cards

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox Tony Cruz will forge ahead with his Dubai plans for California Memory, despite the gallant grey pulling up sore after a disappointing third in Sunday's Citibank Hong Kong Gold Cup. California Memory loomed behind Ambitious Dragon, but did ...

  7. Dubai lines up next tourist move

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Tom Cliff

    ... of income for the Gulf emirate, whose crude oil resources are running out. Chess City is the latest in a long line of ambitious projects designed to put Dubai on the tourist map. Work is well under ...

  8. News - World - INTERNET

    Clashes over internet rules to mark UN meeting in Dubai

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 05:03pm by Associated Press

    ... of political opposition sites in places including Iran and the Gulf Arab states. Last week, Syria’s internet and telephone services disappeared for two days during some of the worst fighting in months ...

  9. Dynamic Blitz a test case for Dubai sojourn

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken It may have been forced upon them to some extent, but connections of Dynamic Blitz have taken the sensible path with the sprinter by going to Dubai's international carnival and his results may seal that same road as a fixture for the futu ...

  10. A delightful crossroads of spices, smells and colours

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... of Dubai's achievements. A super-fast lift hurtles up to the observation deck which provides jaw-dropping panoramas out over the Gulf and even as far away as Iran. One of the great pleasures of Dubai ...




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