The Oberoi hotel in Business Bay. STR Global forecasts 130 hotels with 32,142 rooms to open by next year. The majority of the rooms is likely to be in the upper upscale segment (12,507 rooms), followed by the upscale segment (7,689 rooms) and the luxury segment (4,575 rooms).

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140 new hotels to open in the city by 2016

Hot role: Andria D’Souza aka Ria plays an Arabian queen in the erotic flick Kamastura

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Dubai-born Andria D’souza stars in Kamasutra 3D

Rescuers and investigators working at the scene after a passenger train derailed in Hailun, northeast China's Heilongjiang province.  A passenger train derailment in China that injured 15 people and made national headlines was caused by a "disgruntled" worker, state-run media reported.

Rail disaster aftermath

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Police recover stolen car from sea in Ajman

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Al Burj radar to catch tailgaters in Dubai

Laser speed detector takes high definition photo of offenders from as far as 70 meters

The Mers coronavirus typically causes severe respiratory problems.

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Man kills wife, three children, commits suicide

Relative says killer suffered from psychological problems

 The Jumeirah Bay X1 tower (right) where the incident took
place between 3 and 4pm on Tuesday.

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Turkish woman died after falling from 18th floor of Jumeirah Bay XI building


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