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Welcome to Emirates247.com, the preferred online news website in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that provides you with first-rate news that you can use to improve your lifestyle and your professional and business capabilities.
Our aim is to become the preferred source of comprehensive, clear and concise information for our readers; to be the best value proposition for our advertisers; and most importantly, to be the voice that helps in improving the quality of life for the community we serve.
We provide exclusive and analytical coverage of what’s happening, anticipating events crucial to your life by leveraging our knowledge and resource base, covering the A-to-Z of life in the Emirates.
Emirates247.com evolved from the highly successful Emirates Today and Emirates Business24|7 newspapers, and our lineage provides us with a strong track record in both general lifestyle and business news coverage and dissemination.
Emirates247.com relays breaking news to you throughout the day, seven days a week. Regularly updated video coverage and image galleries also feature prominently online. This multi-dimensional approach to news coverage guarantees exclusive, in-depth and interactive news 24|7 as our name suggests.
Emirates247.com is a product of Dubai Media Inc and is produced 24|7 by a team of seasoned journalists, led by Riyad Mickdady, Editor-in-Chief.


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