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United Arab Emirates

The UAE consists of seven states, termed emirates, but only Abu Dhabi and Dubai are well known. Thanks to possessing the world's seventh largest oil reserves and a leadership that emphasizes development, it is one of the most developed economies in the Middle East with a high per capita GDP.

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$530-Billion Saudi Arabia Stock Market to Open to Foreign Investors in 2015

By IBTimes AU

The $530-billion Saudi Arabia stock exchange plans to open its doors to foreign investors for the first time in 2015. The move aims to reduce the kingdom's dependence on oil revenue and bring in more international investments. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL, NEW JERSEY, MANAGEMENT, EMERGING MARKETS, CREDIT SUISSE, INVESTMENT

Dual-Sim Variant Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE Available For $899
Dual-Sim Variant Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE Available For $899

By IBTimes AU

Samsung is on a roll this year with quite a bunch of devices released so far with Galaxy S5, Galaxy K Zoom, Galaxy Tab S and Galaxy S5 Mini leading the way. However, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE with model number G9009D was released in April in selected markets like China. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SAMSUNG, POLAND, BLACKBERRY, ANDROID

The International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, grapples the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft, as seen in this still image taken from NASA TV July 16, 2014. The Orbital Sciences Corp cargo ship reached the International Space Stati
Space Race On in Middle East, UAE Plans Planet Mars Mission in 2021

By IBTimes AU

A new player has joined the worldwide list of nations hurtling space missions to Mars. The United Arab Emirates recently announced plans to send a mission to the red planet by 2021. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, DUBAI, JAPAN

A person wearing a costume of the Darth Vader character from the Star Wars movies is pictured in Hollywood, California
Star Wars: Rise of the Emperor Palpatine Based on Hitler

By IBTimes AU

"Star Wars" fans who have closely followed the movies will find an uncanny resemblance between emperor Palpatine and Adolf Hitler. A new post on the official Web site of the franchise gives fans hints on what historical events inspired George Lucas. (Jul 17)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, ELECTIONS, MEXICO, ICELAND

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Live for Sony Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 Compact to Nine Countries

By IBTimes AU

The official Android 4.4.4 KitKat is now rolling to Sony Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact and Xperia Z Ultra. Know the top changes provided by Sony Mobile, territories being served and methods to download the new firmware. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, SONY, ANDROID

Mars
Mars One: Astronauts Serious About A One-Way Trip to Mars by 2018

By IBTimes AU

Astronauts are keen to go on a one-way trip in Mars One by 2018. (Jul 07)

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South Korea's Lee Yong-dae (R) and Yoo Yeon Seong reacts after winning their men's doubles final match over Indonesia's Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan during the Indonesia Open badminton championship in Jakarta June 22, 2014.
BWF Australian Badminton Open 2014: China’s Lin Dan Takes Men’s Singles Title; Koreans Lee/Yoo, Ko/Kim Rule Doubles Events

By IBTimes AU

Lin Dan of China took the title in the men’s singles competition of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Australian Badminton Open 2014 in Sydney, Australia even as Korean pairs dominated the double’s events—Lee Yong Dae and Yoo Yeon Seo... (Jun 30)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, DUBAI, GERMANY, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, INDIA

Boxing News 2014: Top Rank to Announce September 2014 Pacquiao-Mayweather Bout, Claims Korean Web Site

By IBTimes AU

The dream match between pound-for-pound king contenders Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao will reportedly take place in September 2014, Kdramastars, a Korean drama, movie and celebrity news site reported, citing a reliable source from 78Sports TV and Latino Post. (Jun 27)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI

Boxing News 2014: UAE Royal Family Gives Green Light for Prince Amir Shafipour to Hold Talks for Possible Pacquiao-Mayweather Bout in Dubai in 2015

By IBTimes AU

While Floyd Mayweather Jr has flatly rejected fighting Manny Pacquiao at all, the royal family of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has not given up on the Dream Match between the two contenders for the pound-for-pound king title. (Jun 11)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, ARGENTINA

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Spoilers for the Week of June 9, 2014: Disappearance, Return and the Unknown [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

The huge rocket has landed, sending the characters of CBS' longtime running soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" (B&B) into mayhem. (Jun 06)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES