Egyptian leftist politician submits bid to run for president
Leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi officially submitted his bid on Saturday to run for Egypt's presidency, making him the second candidate for next month's election alongside former army-chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who is widely expected to win.
Current underwater search for Malaysia plane could end within a week
The current underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, focused on a tight 10 km (6.2 mile) circle of the sea floor, could be completed within a week, Australian search officials said.
Dubai real estate investments grow by 57% in Q1 2014
The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that Dubai's real estate sector's investments totalled AED 35 billion during the first quarter of 2014, a figure that represents a 57% increase over the same period last year.