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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Articles
Let the spirit of our nation’s founder guide us
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS - CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
On this, our country’s 40th anniversary, I am consumed with fond personal memories of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and Sheikh Rashid bin...Read more
Middle East peace requires fresh thinking
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
Israel’s first Prime Minister, David Ben Gurion, tried to reassure Israelis that Palestinians would never return to their homes. “We must do everything to...Read more
An impatient minority holds Egypt hostage
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
The Egyptians have had an uprising that brought about the ouster of their president, plus most of the old guard closest to him, and they should be looking...Read more
Open Letter
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
There is a mighty storm gathering over the Arabian Gulf that if we continue to ignore, will catch us by surprise with devastating consequences. However...Read more
Only God’s mercy can save Egypt
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
For me, the sight of an 83-year-old, former Egyptian president and hero of the October 1973 War lying ill on a stretcher in a courtroom cage, as one of his...Read more
Trouble making is no human right
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
Some days ago, my friend former US congressman Paul Findley forwarded an email that made my blood boil. It emanated from the lawyer and columnist John...Read more
Arabs must stand firm for Palestinian statehood
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
Ever since Yasser Arafat passed away, the Palestinians have lacked a strong leader with the authority to speak on their behalf. His successor Mahmoud Abbas...Read more
People’s anger with bankers is justified
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
ECONOMY
It’s no wonder that ordinary people, all over the world, who have lost their homes, businesses, jobs or pensions, or who are now facing massive government...Read more
The UAE celebrates 40 years
by The Media Office
HISTORY
In celebrating its 40th anniversary, we note that one of the reasons for the success of the UAE results from its strong tribal values – which despite the...Read more
Hydroponic state of the art farming
by Philip Weiss
ENVIRONMENT
The introduction of a new way of growing plants –using little water and no soil – could revolutionise the growing of vegetables in the UAE.Read more
Entrepreneurship in the UAE
by W. Lowe
BUSINESS
Small businesses, started by their owners, are already the backbone of the UAE economy. In recent years however the government has been actively...Read more
Hussain Al Jassimi
by Alice Johnson
THE ARTS
It’s easy not to take TV talent shows seriously. Despite the fact that they’ve become increasingly popular in recent years; often making stars of their...Read more
Theyab Awana: remembering talent
by Alice Johnson
SPORTS
The tragic death of the promising young Emirati football player serves as a reminder to stay off the phone whilst driving. Read more
Advanced Rail Group embarks on railway venture with Dragados in Qatar
by The Media Office
HABTOOR LEIGHTON GROUP
The UAE-based Advance Rail Group (ARG) has announced a new partnership with the Spanish construction giant Dragados to pursue rail projects in Qatar. Read more
Habtoor Leighton Group awarded Dhs 1.1. billion road contract in Oman
by The Media Office
HABTOOR LEIGHTON GROUP
The Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) has been awarded an OR117 million (Dhs1.1 billion) contract by Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) for...Read more
The Future looks bright for Habtoor Hotels
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
The Al Habtoor Group made two major announcements regarding their hotel sector this October, with Khalaf Al Habtoor confirming his belief in the success of...Read more
Khalaf Al Habtoor receives executives from The Dubai Harvard Foundation for...
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, met with executives from the Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR) at his...Read more
The Department of Islamic Affairs Dubai honours Khalaf Al Habtoor
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
The Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai paid a special tribute to Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, for...Read more