Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living
A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.
Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban
A federal fishing ban has been imposed by the UAE federal government, but local authorities are taking diiferent approaches to implementing the ban. Two fishermen tell two very different sides of the story. Produced by Paul O'Driscoll
Hamburg the dinosaur’s time may be up in Bundesliga
Ever-present for 51 years in the German top-flight, Hamburg face the prospect of relegation, writes Ian Hawkey.
In pictures: Hot cars at New York International Auto Show
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the US car industry. Here are some of the vehicles to be shown in this year’s edition.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
April 17, 2014
The 80-day programme of work will start on May 1, with Emirates taking the brunt of reductions in flying, with the airport authorities saying earlier this week that 26 per cent of traffic would be cut during the runway work.
April 13, 2014
The upgrade work, which is designed to improve safety, service and capacity levels, will begin on May 1 and is set to last for 80 days.
April 12, 2014
Dubai has overtaken Heathrow, which is seeking a third runway, in the last two months meaning the UK will soon no longer have the world’s No 1 airport for international passenger traffic.
April 8, 2014
Currently the two runways at the airport are too close to each other, prohibiting the usage of both at once, according to Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, the director general of General Civil Aviation Authority.
April 3, 2014
Dubai is on track to overtake the world's busiest airport by 2015, after data showed it surpassed Heathrow with the highest number of passenger traffic in February 2014.
April 2, 2014
Terminal 2, which focuses on low-cost and predominantly regional air traffic, had the best performance as sales grew 23 per cent after its recent expansion and upgrade last year.
March 31, 2014
Emirates is already a bigger winner in an alliance that resulted in a switch of the stopover for Qantas long-haul flights to Dubai from Singapore.
March 30, 2014
Executive travel: How to make the most of the Emirates Airline business class lounge at Dubai International Airport.
March 15, 2014
Emirates Airline has said that it is expanding so rapidly that Dubai International Airport in its current form will not be able to accommodate all of the aircraft it has ordered.
March 15, 2014
As Emirates adds its eighth American destination with a daily service to Boston, its president speaks about how the carrier manages its rapid growth and surging passenger totals and its plans for additional expansion.
February 26, 2014
Passenger traffic reached 6.4 million during January, a 15.1 per cent increase year-on-year, with India the top destination country and Mumbai the busiest destination.
February 24, 2014
The Dh35m deal is part of plans announced in 2011 to expand Dubai International to increase capacity to 90 million passengers by 2018 by building a fourth concourse at Terminal 1 and enlarging Terminal 2.
February 19, 2014
The fakes were found in a secret pocket of the man's luggage after officers became suspicious of his behaviour.
February 11, 2014
Sales at Abu Dhabi Duty Free grew 13 per cent to Dh912.7 million last year compared with Dh809.5m in 2012.