Economics and Policy
A car bomb killed at least 21 people and wounded 250 in the southern suburb of Beirut on Thursday evening.
The UAE has expressed support for the Egyptian government's crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in which hundreds have been killed.
The crackdown also led General Motors to ceased production at its Egyptian assembly plant outside of Cairo and shut its local office.
Elsewhere in Egypt, however, the country's its ports were operating normally while gas production has been unaffected by the unrest.
Companies and Business
Dubai construction firm Arabtec has reported a net profit of $42 million for the first half of the year, up 114 per cent from a year earlier.
A unit of Libya's sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy a 35-percent stake in state-owned Tunisie Telecom from a conglomerate owned by Dubai's ruler.