In pictures: Middle East’s driest winter
poses food threat
The dry season has already hurt prospects for the cereal harvest in areas of Syria and to a lesser extent Iraq. Several of the countries under pressure are already significant buyers of grain from international markets.
In pictures: Top 10 most popular mobile handsets in the UAE
Here are the top 10 mobile handets in the UAE by specific model for the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the Telecommunications Regulation Authority.
In pictures: Japan three years after the disaster
As Japan marks the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake, the country struggles to rebuild tsunami-hit communities and to clean up radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant.
In pictures: CeBIT 2014 opens in Germany
CeBIT 2014 got underway in Hannover, Germany with mobile security and encrypted communications some of the topics expected to feature in the spotlight in Europe's largest technology trade show.
China in pictures: The desolation of smog
China will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation following renewed blasts of toxic air.
Rates report: Latest on UAE loans, accounts and credit cards
Souqamal.com brings you the latest interest rates on banking products in the UAE.