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Financial Crisis

Trouble in the Emirates - 02 Dec 2009
Trouble in the Emirates - 02 Dec 2009
DUBAI/EMIRATIS
RTXRCYF
December 02, 2009
A helicopter flies over Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals were alarmed by the fallout from the...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS
A helicopter flies over Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals were alarmed by the fallout from the emirate's debt standstill, but many hope the crisis may stem the torrent of foreigners into the conservative Gulf Arab city, where locals are outnumbered ten to one. To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTXRD9N
December 02, 2009
A warning sign is displayed at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai December...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A warning sign is seen at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai
A warning sign is displayed at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai December 2, 2009. Government-owned Dubai World will meet its main creditors next week to discuss a request to delay payment on $26 billion in debt that has shaken global markets and confidence in the Gulf Arab business hub. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
DUBAI/
RTXRDAJ
December 02, 2009
Hoardings run alongside Nakheel's Waterfront construction site at Jebel Ali in Dubai December 2, 2009....
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Hoardings run alongside Nakheel's Waterfront construction site at Jebel Ali in Dubai
Hoardings run alongside Nakheel's Waterfront construction site at Jebel Ali in Dubai December 2, 2009. Government-owned Dubai World will meet its main creditors next week to discuss a request to delay payment on $26 billion in debt that has shaken global markets and confidence in the Gulf Arab business hub. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
DUBAI/
RTXRDAD
December 02, 2009
A warning sign is displayed at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai December...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A warning sign is displayed at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai
A warning sign is displayed at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai December 2, 2009. Government-owned Dubai World will meet its main creditors next week to discuss a request to delay payment on $26 billion in debt that has shaken global markets and confidence in the Gulf Arab business hub. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
DUBAI/
RTXRDA3
December 02, 2009
Signs are seen at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai December 2, 2009....
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Signs are seen at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai
Signs are seen at the site of the suspended work on Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai December 2, 2009. Government-owned Dubai World will meet its main creditors next week to discuss a request to delay payment on $26 billion in debt that has shaken global markets and confidence in the Gulf Arab business hub. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
DUBAI/EMIRATIS
RTXRCYL
December 02, 2009
Yachts drive pass United Arab Emirates flags at Mina Seyahi in Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS
Yachts drive pass United Arab Emirates flags at Mina Seyahi in Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals were alarmed by the fallout from the emirate's debt standstill, but many hope the crisis may stem the torrent of foreigners into the conservative Gulf Arab city, where locals are outnumbered ten to one. To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
DUBAI/EMIRATIS
RTXRD39
December 02, 2009
A view of Mina Seyahi in Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals were alarmed by the fallout from the...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS
A view of Mina Seyahi in Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals were alarmed by the fallout from the emirate's debt standstill, but many hope the crisis may stem the torrent of foreigners into the conservative Gulf Arab city, where locals are outnumbered ten to one. To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS CITYSCAPE TRANSPORT)
DUBAI/EMIRATIS
RTXRD1V
December 02, 2009
The flag of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) flies as the Burj al-Arab luxury hotel is seen in the background...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS
The flag of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) flies as the Burj al-Arab luxury hotel is seen in the background on the UAE's National Day in Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals were alarmed by the fallout from the emirate's debt standstill, but many hope the crisis may stem the torrent of foreigners into the conservative Gulf Arab city, where locals are outnumbered ten to one. To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
DUBAI/EMIRATIS
RTXRD1G
December 02, 2009
Labourers work at Mina Seyahi in Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals were alarmed by the fallout...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS
Labourers work at Mina Seyahi in Dubai December 2, 2009. Dubai nationals were alarmed by the fallout from the emirate's debt standstill, but many hope the crisis may stem the torrent of foreigners into the conservative Gulf Arab city, where locals are outnumbered ten to one. To match Analysis DUBAI/EMIRATIS REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
DUBAI/
RTXRDB6
December 02, 2009
The Dugas logo is seen in the Jebel Ali area of Dubai December 2, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Dugas logo is seen in the Jebel Ali area of Dubai
The Dugas logo is seen in the Jebel Ali area of Dubai December 2, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS)
DUBAI/
RTX3R9Q
November 21, 2007
Heavy fog rolls by early in the morning near the Dubai Marina November 21, 2007. Fog across the United...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Heavy fog rolls by early in the morning near the Dubai Marina
Heavy fog rolls by early in the morning near the Dubai Marina November 21, 2007. Fog across the United Arab Emirates has disrupted traffic and delayed many flights over the last few days. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES) also see: GF2DXDLEVIAA
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RTR1U1WB
September 20, 2007
Fog rolls by early in the morning, as construction cranes work, near the Dubai Marina construction and...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fog rolls by early in the morning, near the Dubai Marina construction and residential zone, in Dubai
Fog rolls by early in the morning, as construction cranes work, near the Dubai Marina construction and residential zone, in Dubai September 20, 2007. Dubai is the Gulf's commercial hub, and has embarked on a series of mega construction projects, including the construction of the three Palm Islands, and the world's tallest building. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
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September 20, 2007
Fog rolls by early in the morning, near the Dubai Marina construction and residential zone, with part...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fog rolls by early in the morning, near the Dubai Marina construction
Fog rolls by early in the morning, near the Dubai Marina construction and residential zone, with part of the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) visible in the distance (top R corner), in Dubai, September 20, 2007. Jumeirah Beach Residence is considered the largest single-phase residential and commercial project in the world. Dubai is considered as the Gulf's commercial hub, and has embarked on a series of mega construction projects, including the construction of the three Palm Islands, and the world's tallest building. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTXR640
November 26, 2009
Dubai Marina's tower blocks rise over the Shoreline Apartments on Nakheel's Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, November...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai Marina's tower blocks rise over the Shoreline Apartments on Nakheel's Palm Jumeirah in Dubai
Dubai Marina's tower blocks rise over the Shoreline Apartments on Nakheel's Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, November 26, 2009. Dubai whose extravagant building projects have been largely put on hold since the finacial crisis, has asked creditors at flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel, to delay repayment on billions of dollars of debt. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS)
DUBAI-DEBT/
RTXC6ZR
February 28, 2009
Labourers work on a construction site in Dubai Marina February 28, 2009. Dubai's government said on February...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Labourers work on a construction site in Dubai Marina
Labourers work on a construction site in Dubai Marina February 28, 2009. Dubai's government said on February 25 $10 billion in bond proceeds from the UAE central bank would be enough for now to help the Emirate's companies pay off debts and restructure to deal with a real estate slump. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
EMIRATES-DUBAI
RTXQQ2D
November 14, 2009
Cranes stand idle as dusk falls at Jumeirah Beach Residences in Dubai, November 14, 2009. Dubai's ruler...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Cranes stand idle as dusk falls at Jumeirah Beach Residences in Dubai
Cranes stand idle as dusk falls at Jumeirah Beach Residences in Dubai, November 14, 2009. Dubai's ruler assured investors earlier this week it will have the support of its wealthier neighbour Abu Dhabi as it meets its financial obligations and said the emirate's future ambitions remain undeterred. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES SOCIETY BUSINESS)
DUBAI/
RTXR5ZV
November 26, 2009
Hoardings alongside Nakheel's Waterfront construction site at Jebel Ali in Dubai November 26, 2009. Dubai...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Hoardings alongside Nakheel's Waterfront construction site at Jebel Ali in Dubai
Hoardings alongside Nakheel's Waterfront construction site at Jebel Ali in Dubai November 26, 2009. Dubai whose extravagant building projects have been largely put on hold since the financial crisis, has asked creditors at flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel, to delay repayment on billions of dollars of debt. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION IMAGES OF THE DAY)
DUBAI/
RTXR63Q
November 26, 2009
People relax on the first day of Eid al-Ad holiday on a beach across from Nakheel's flagship Atlantis...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
People relax on the first day of Eid al-Ad holiday on a beach across from Nakheel's flagship Atlantis...
People relax on the first day of Eid al-Ad holiday on a beach across from Nakheel's flagship Atlantis hotel in Dubai, November 26, 2009. Dubai whose extravagant building projects have been largely put on hold since the financial crisis, has asked creditors at flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel, to delay repayment on billions of dollars of debt. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS TRAVEL IMAGES OF THE DAY)
DUBAI/
RTR20G7F
July 23, 2008
An illustrative picture shows signposts of Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel on the road leading...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
An illustrative picture shows signposts of Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel on the road leading...
An illustrative picture shows signposts of Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel on the road leading to the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI-ECONOMY/
RTXR631
November 26, 2009
People are pictured on a public beach near DP World Jebel Ali Port November 26, 2009. Dubai tried to...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
People are pictured on a public beach near DP World Jebel Ali Port
People are pictured on a public beach near DP World Jebel Ali Port November 26, 2009. Dubai tried to revive some confidence by saying its profitable DP World, which operates over 40 ports around the world, would not be involved in the restructuring of flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS)
DUBAI-ECONOMY/
RTXR633
November 26, 2009
A woman walks along a beach near Nakheel's Jebel Ali Palm deveolpment in Dubai November 26, 2009. Dubai...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A woman walks along a beach near Nakheel's Jebel Ali Palm deveolpment in Dubai
A woman walks along a beach near Nakheel's Jebel Ali Palm deveolpment in Dubai November 26, 2009. Dubai whose extravagant building projects have been largely put on hold since the finacial crisis, has asked creditors at flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel, to delay repayment on billions of dollars of debt. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS)
EADS/EMIRATES
RTX86X9
July 28, 2008
Airbus CEO Tom Enders, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airlines...
Hamburg, Germany
Airbus CEO Enders Emirates Airlines Group CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum and EADS CEO Gallois...
Airbus CEO Tom Enders, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airlines Group, and Louis Gallois, CEO of European Aeronautic Defence and Space company (EADS), disembark from an A380 aircraft during a hand-over ceremony in Hamburg, July 28, 2008. Dubai-based airline Emirates on Monday signed a letter of intent for 60 additional Airbus aircraft in a deal worth $13 billion at list prices. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY)
DUBAI/
RTXQRSO
November 15, 2009
A visitor tkaes a photo of an Airbus A380 plane with his mobile phone during the Dubai air show November...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A visitor tkaes a photo of an Airbus A380 plane with his mobile phone during the Dubai air show
A visitor tkaes a photo of an Airbus A380 plane with his mobile phone during the Dubai air show November 15,2009. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TRANSPORT BUSINESS)
DUBAI/
RTXR62Q
November 26, 2009
A truck leaves DP World Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, November 26, 2009. Dubai has asked creditors at flagship...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A truck leaves DP World Jebel Ali Port in Dubai
A truck leaves DP World Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, November 26, 2009. Dubai has asked creditors at flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel, to delay repayment on billions of dollars of debt with analysts expecting financial support from deep-pocketed Abu Dhabi, a neighbouring member of the United Arab Emirates, to keep Dubai afloat. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS)
DUBAI/
RTXR602
November 26, 2009
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa adorns a flag outside Dubai's closed stock market on the first day of the...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa adorns a flag outside Dubai's closed stock Market on the first day of the...
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa adorns a flag outside Dubai's closed stock market on the first day of the long Eid al-Ad holiday in Dubai, November 26, 2009. Dubai has asked creditors at flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel, to delay repayment on billions of dollars of debt with analysts expecting financial support from deep-pocketed Abu Dhabi, a neighbouring member of the United Arab Emirates, to keep Dubai afloat. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS)
DUBAI/
RTXR5ZX
November 26, 2009
Dubai's stock market is closed on the first day of the long Eid al-Ad holiday in Dubai, November 26,...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai's stock market is closed on the first day of the long Eid al-Ad holiday in Dubai
Dubai's stock market is closed on the first day of the long Eid al-Ad holiday in Dubai, November 26, 2009. Dubai has asked creditors at flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel, to delay repayment on billions of dollars of debt with the announcement appeared to be timed to minimise its impact on regional markets. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS)
DUBAI-DEBT/
RTXC4G2
February 26, 2009
A "Distress Sale" sign is seen on one of a number of boats for sale in Dubai Marina February 26, 2009....
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A "Distress Sale" sign is seen on one of a number of boats for sale in Dubai Marina
A "Distress Sale" sign is seen on one of a number of boats for sale in Dubai Marina February 26, 2009. Dubai's government said on Wednesday $10 billion in bond proceeds from the UAE central bank would be enough for now to help the emirate's companies pay off debts and restructure to deal with a real estate slump. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTX4CLC
December 03, 2007
The United Arab Emirates flag flies in front of the Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai December 2, 2007....
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates flag flies in front of the Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai
The United Arab Emirates flag flies in front of the Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai December 2, 2007. Jumeirah Beach Residence is considered the largest single-phase residential and commercial project in the world. Picture taken December 2, 2007. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTR22UK1
December 26, 2008
Buildings under construction are reflected in Dubai's Marina area December 26, 2008. Dubai property developers...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Buildings under construction are reflected in Dubai's Marina area
Buildings under construction are reflected in Dubai's Marina area December 26, 2008. Dubai property developers have cut jobs as the global financial crisis tightens its grip on the tiny Emirate, until now synonymous with the Gulf Arab real estate boom. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTR22UDV
December 26, 2008
The sun sets on the recently opened lavish Atlantis hotel at the crescent of Palm Jumeirah Island in...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The sun sets on the recently opened lavish Atlantis hotel at the crescent of Palm Jumeirah Island in...
The sun sets on the recently opened lavish Atlantis hotel at the crescent of Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai late December 25, 2008. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
ATLANTIS-OPENING/
RTXAT0Y
November 20, 2008
Members of the media look on as fireworks illuminate the resort during the grand opening of Atlantis,...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Members of the media look on as fireworks illuminate the resort during the grand opening of Atlantis,...
Members of the media look on as fireworks illuminate the resort during the grand opening of Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai early November 21, 2008. The $1.5 billion mega resort with 1,539 rooms is the first resort to open on Dubai's man-made Palm Jumeirah island. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
ATLANTIS-OPENING/
RTXAT0V
November 20, 2008
A light display is illuminated during the grand opening of Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai November 20, 2008....
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A light display is illuminated during the grand opening of Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai
A light display is illuminated during the grand opening of Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai November 20, 2008. The $1.5 billion mega resort with 1,539 rooms is the first resort to open on Dubai's man-made Palm Jumeirah island. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
EMIRATES/
RTXASW8
November 20, 2008
Visitors view the aquarium in Dubai Mall, a shopping area the size of 50 soccer pitches, November 20,...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Visitors view the aquarium in Dubai Mall
Visitors view the aquarium in Dubai Mall, a shopping area the size of 50 soccer pitches, November 20, 2008. The Dubai Mall includes the aquarium, one of the world's largest, an Olympic-size ice rink, a gold souq and shops covering 5.9 million square feet. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
EMIRATES/
RTXA8Q6
November 04, 2008
Visitors looks up as fish swim in the aquarium tunnel in Dubai Mall, which covers the area of 50 soccer...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Visitors looks up as fish swim in the aquarium tunnel in Dubai Mall
Visitors looks up as fish swim in the aquarium tunnel in Dubai Mall, which covers the area of 50 soccer pitches, November 4, 2008. The Dubai Mall, which officially opened today, includes the aquarium, one of the world's largest, an Olympic-sized ice rink, a gold souq and shops covering 5.9 million sq ft. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTXR65G
November 26, 2009
Dusk falls over the Burj Dubai, officially the world's tallest building, in Dubai, November 26, 2009....
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dusk falls over the Burj Dubai, offically the world's tallest building, in Dubai
Dusk falls over the Burj Dubai, officially the world's tallest building, in Dubai, November 26, 2009. Dubai, whose extravagant building projects have been largely put on hold since the financial crisis, has asked creditors at flagship firms Dubai World and property developer Nakheel, to delay repayment on billions of dollars of debt. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AIRSHOW/
RTXQSH4
November 16, 2009
Visitors walk in front of a Boeing A380 Airbus during the second day of the Dubai Air Show November 16,2009....
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Visitors walk in front of a Boeing A380 Airbus during the second day of the Dubai Air Show
Visitors walk in front of a Boeing A380 Airbus during the second day of the Dubai Air Show November 16,2009. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TRANSPORT BUSINESS)
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RTR269Y7
October 16, 2008
Camels are seen early morning on a beach in the Marina area of Dubai October 16, 2008. REUTERS/Steve...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Camels are seen early morning on a beach in the Marina area of Dubai
Camels are seen early morning on a beach in the Marina area of Dubai October 16, 2008. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
DUBAI/
RTXCRXR
March 14, 2009
An early morning view of Jumeirah Lake Towers, a huge construction being built alongside Dubai's main...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
An early morning view of Jumeirah Lake Towers, a huge construction being built alongside Dubai's main...
An early morning view of Jumeirah Lake Towers, a huge construction being built alongside Dubai's main highway, the Sheikh Zayed Road March 14, 2009. Dubai has been hit by a real estate downturn, where residential property prices have fallen on average by 25 percent since peaking last year, according to a report from Morgan Stanley last month. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SOCIETY)
DUBAI/
RTX9LZZ
October 16, 2008
Early morning fog is seen in the Marina area of Dubai October 16, 2008. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Early morning fog is seen in the Marina area of Dubai
Early morning fog is seen in the Marina area of Dubai October 16, 2008. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
EMIRATES-TERMINAL/
RTX9DA6
October 09, 2008
A general view of the departure gates and duty free area at the new Emirates' terminal (Terminal 3) in...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
General view of departure gates and duty free area at new Emirates' terminal in Dubai International Airport...
A general view of the departure gates and duty free area at the new Emirates' terminal (Terminal 3) in Dubai International Airport, October 9, 2008. The terminal is scheduled to open for Emirates airlines travellers on October 14. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTX6GCO
June 02, 2008
Atlantis, The Palm, currently under construction, is seen on the breakwater (crescent) of the Palm Jumeirah,...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Atlantis, The Palm, currently under construction, is seen on the breakwater of the Palm Jumeirah
Atlantis, The Palm, currently under construction, is seen on the breakwater (crescent) of the Palm Jumeirah, May 3, 2008. The project is scheduled to be completed on September 24, 2008. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTX3ZN
November 08, 2007
A view of the Burj Al Arab Hotel and Palm Island Jumeirah (background) in Dubai November 8, 2007. REUTERS/Steve...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A view of the Burj Al Arab Hotel and Palm Island Jumeirah in Dubai
A view of the Burj Al Arab Hotel and Palm Island Jumeirah (background) in Dubai November 8, 2007. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTR1XMSA
February 27, 2008
The world's tallest tower Burj Dubai stands on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai February 27, 2008. Burj Dubai,...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The world's tallest tower Burj Dubai stands on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai
The world's tallest tower Burj Dubai stands on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai February 27, 2008. Burj Dubai, a tower under construction in the United Arab Emirates' trade hub, became the tallest building in the world on July 21, measuring 512.1 metres (1,680 ft), its developer said. REUTERS/Jumana ElHeloueh (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
DUBAI/
RTX3Y8
November 08, 2007
A view of Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai, with the Palm Island Jumeirah in the background, November...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A view of Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai
A view of Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai, with the Palm Island Jumeirah in the background, November 8, 2007. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTR25W2J
July 21, 2009
Camels seek shade from the sun underneath a pylon near Fossil Rock July 21, 2009. According to a recent...
FOSSIL ROCK, United Arab Emirates
Camels seek shade from the sun underneath a pylon near Fossil Rock
Camels seek shade from the sun underneath a pylon near Fossil Rock July 21, 2009. According to a recent report by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the demand for electricity in Dubai is expected to grow by 10 percent in 2009, despite the global economic slowdown. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ENERGY ENVIRONMENT POLITICS BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
DUBAI-DEBT/
RTXC5WM
February 27, 2009
Shoppers stroll in Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping malls February 27, 2009. Dubai's government...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Shoppers stroll in Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping malls
Shoppers stroll in Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping malls February 27, 2009. Dubai's government said on February 25 that $10 billion in bond proceeds from the UAE central bank would be enough for now to help the emirate's companies pay off debts and restructure to deal with a real estate slump. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
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RTR1VVKW
January 16, 2008
Women view gold jewellery displayed in a shop at the Gold Souq in Dubai, January 16, 2008. Gold surged...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Women view gold jewellery displayed in a shop at the Gold Souq in Dubai
Women view gold jewellery displayed in a shop at the Gold Souq in Dubai, January 16, 2008. Gold surged to a historic high above $910 an ounce on Monday, as investors rushed in to buy the metal on further weakness in the dollar and expectations of a sharp cut in U.S. interest rates. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DFM-LIMITDOWN/
RTX9GT0
October 12, 2008
An investor reacts on the trading floor at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center October...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
An investor reacts on the trading floor at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center
An investor reacts on the trading floor at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center October 12, 2008. Dubai Financial Market cut the limit down it imposes on daily stock movements to 10 percent from 15 percent on Sunday to curb the impact of global market volatility that has seen the world's bourses plummet. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DFM-LIMITDOWN/
RTX9GSF
October 12, 2008
A trader speaks on the phone as he monitors stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A trader speaks on the phone as he monitors stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade...
A trader speaks on the phone as he monitors stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center October 12, 2008. Dubai Financial Market cut the limit down it imposes on daily stock movements to 10 percent from 15 percent on Sunday to curb the impact of global market volatility that has seen the world's bourses plummet. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DFM-LIMITDOWN/
RTX9GSA
October 12, 2008
Traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center October 12, 2008....
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center
Traders monitor stocks at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center October 12, 2008. Dubai Financial Market cut the limit down it imposes on daily stock movements to 10 percent from 15 percent on Sunday to curb the impact of global market volatility that has seen the world's bourses plummet. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DFM-LIMITDOWN/
RTX9GS7
October 12, 2008
An investor looks at a trading board at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center October...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
An investor looks at a trading board at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center
An investor looks at a trading board at the Dubai Stock Exchange in the Dubai World Trade Center October 12, 2008. Dubai Financial Market cut the limit down it imposes on daily stock movements to 10 percent from 15 percent on Sunday to curb the impact of global market volatility that has seen the world's bourses plummet. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
FINANCIAL/GULF
RTX9AC9
October 07, 2008
Traders look at trading boards at the Dubai Stock Exchange October 7, 2008. Gulf Arab stock markets slumped...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Traders look at trading boards at Dubai Stock Exchange
Traders look at trading boards at the Dubai Stock Exchange October 7, 2008. Gulf Arab stock markets slumped to multi-year lows as speculation intensified that a five-year property boom had come to an end and heavyweight financing firms would be forced to merge as credit conditions deteriorated. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
EMIRATES-DUBAI
RTXQQ1Z
November 14, 2009
People riding on camels take a sunset walk along the beach at Jumeirah Beach Residences in Dubai, November...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
People riding on camels take a sunset walk along the beach at Jumeirah Beach Residences in Dubai
People riding on camels take a sunset walk along the beach at Jumeirah Beach Residences in Dubai, November 14, 2009. Dubai's ruler assured investors earlier this week it will have the support of its wealthier neighbour Abu Dhabi as it meets its financial obligations and said the emirate's future ambitions remain undeterred. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS SOCIETY TRAVEL)
PALESTINIANS-DUBAI/NEWYEAR
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December 31, 2008
Low level clouds float over Dubai's Marina area as the sun sets on Dubai on New Year's Eve, December...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Low level clouds float over Dubai's Marina area as the sun sets on Dubai on New Year's Eve
Low level clouds float over Dubai's Marina area as the sun sets on Dubai on New Year's Eve, December 31, 2008. Dubai's ruler on Tuesday ordered the cancellation of all New Year celebrations in the Gulf's tourism hub in solidarity with Palestinians facing Israeli military attacks in the Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
DUBAI/
RTXR65K
November 26, 2009
A ship crosses a setting sun off the coast of Dubai November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A ship crosses a setting sun off the coast of Dubai
A ship crosses a setting sun off the coast of Dubai November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BUSINESS TRANSPORT)
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