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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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GCC should balance diplomacy with increased military power
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS - CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
The face of our Arab World has changed beyond recognition in less than 12 months. At least four autocratic regimes have been unseated by popular uprisings....Read more
Empty talk won’t save the Syrians
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
What are the so-called Friends of the Syrian People waiting for? Will they finally act when the Barada River flowing through Damascus turns red with blood?...Read more
President Sarkozy has done France proud
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
On April 22nd France’s voting public will go to the polls to decide whether to keep President Nicolas Sarkozy in the Élysée Palace for a second term or opt...Read more
Libyans still waiting for a happy ending
by Linda S. Heard
POLITICS
Muammar Qaddafi may have met his fate but will his regime’s being toppled provide the Libyan people with the freedom and stability they crave?Read more
The Lebanese should back their besieged Syrian Brothers
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
Attempts by the Syrian opposition to unseat President Bashar Al-Assad and his cronies have divided Lebanon.Read more
Inspiring women: Dr Rafia Ghubash Preserving the history of the UAE, piece by...
by Alice Johnson
INTERVIEW
From her quiet home in Dubai, Dr Rafia Ghubash sits and works methodically. The calm atmosphere of her desert villa is conducive to the different projects...Read more
Khalaf Al Habtoor joins facebook and twitter
by The Media Office
INTERVIEW
Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, talks about the launch of his new social media strategy, which he considers an important platform...Read more
The UAE: A Brief History, Part 2 Tribal Allegiances The Backbone of UAE
by Erin Mc Cafferty
HISTORY
In the second article of our series on the history of the UAE we continue to examine the tribes of the region before it came together under the flag of the...Read more
From the Midwest to the Middle East
by Colin Duling
CULTURE
Winning second place in the Al Habtoor essay competition, llinois College student Colin Duling visited Dubai recently. It’s clear the city and its people...Read more
From Aural to Written Tradition The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2012
by Alice Johnson
CULTURE
The fourth Emirates Airline Festival of Literature continues to grow in popularity as it caters to the growing UAE literary sceneRead more
The Launch of a new UAE Satellite makes region a Technological Hub
by Philip Weiss
TECHNOLOGY
The latest UAE satellite and the second commercial telecommunications satellite – the Y1B was successfully launched on April 24, 2012, establishing the...Read more
HLG secures AED 1.9 billion Habtoor Palace Hotel development in Dubai
by The Media Office
HABTOOR LEIGHTON GROUP
Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) has been awarded an AED1.9 billion contract by the Al Habtoor Group as part of the AED4.875 billion Habtoor Palace Hotel...Read more
HLG awarded AED 480 million Jewel of the Creek
by The Media Office
HABTOOR LEIGHTON GROUP
Dubai International Real Estate (DIRE) has signed a contract with HLG for the AED 480 million Package #7 of the ‘Jewel of the Creek’ development in Port...Read more
Habtoor Polo wins The KBL Dubai Polo Gold Cup 2012
by Erin Mc Cafferty
SPORTS
The final match of The KBL Dubai Polo Gold Cup 2012 saw Habtoor Polo walk away with the trophy for the first time everRead more
The End of an Era as the Metropolitan Hotel closes down
by Erin Mc Cafferty
HISTORY
For the last 33 years it has been a well known landmark in Dubai, but the Metropolitan Hotel closed its doors forever on March 15, 2012.Read more
The Al Farooq Omar Ibn Al Khattab Mosque and Centre holds Road Safety Campaign
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
The Al Farooq Omar Ibn Al Khattab Mosque and Centre began a road safety campaign on March 18 with the aim of reducing wreckless driving amongst young...Read more
Khalaf Al Habtoor receives a letter from the Prime Minister of Belarus to...
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, received the Belarusian Ambassador Aleksander Semeshko on March 21, 2012 to discuss business...Read more
Khalaf Al Habtoor meets with Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, met with the Vice- Chairman of Goldman Sachs Group Michael Evans on April 9, 2012 at Al Habtoor...Read more
Emirates International School Meadows awared prestigious international...
by The Media Office
EDUCATION
Emirates International School Meadows, Dubai, has been accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS). The prestigious accreditation which...Read more
Khalaf Al Habtoor discusses investment opportunities with Australia Gulf...
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, held a meeting with high ranking delegates from the Australia Gulf Council 2012 Business Mission...Read more
The Al Habtoor Group announces the addition of former Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd...
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
The Al Habtoor Group is delighted to announce the addition of the former Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd as a member of their team, with immediate...Read more