In pictures: Where Abu Dhabi rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014
Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Abu Dhabi have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.
Building the future on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island
Nick Leech meets Jassim Al Hammadi, the engineer charged with providing the services that will make the Saadiyat Cultural District tick.
In it for the long haul: flying 16 hours with Emirates to LA
Our executive travel reviewer tries out the business class offering on Emirates' longest A380 route - and finds time passing quickly.
Hard-hitting Chennai not deterred by opening loss in IPL
But some questions remain about the team's attack ahead of Monday's match against Delhi Daredevils in Abu Dhabi, writes Osman Samiuddin.
Lamenting Bur Dubai’s Baithal Ravi Restaurant
When I heard that a fire had ripped through the restaurant known as Ravis in the Bur Dubai district of Dubai, my outburst was met with echoed monosyllabic despair among numerous friends on social media.
Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi, a social media frenzy
Fast & Furious 7 wraps up an eventful and much-anticipated week of filming in the capital. Let's take a look at what went on via the key players' social media, while they were enjoying the delights of the desert.
March 19, 2014
Iran's leaders use Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to spread their message, despite a nationwide ban on such websites. Many young people are also avid users, outsmarting the heavy filtering of Iran's internet.
March 9, 2014
Data from the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority shows that 51 per cent of handsets registered in the last three months of the year were smartphones, up from 46 per cent in the third quarter.
March 9, 2014
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.
February 26, 2014
Thousands quickly followed Sheikh Saif bin Zayed on Twitter when news broke that he joined the social media service to announce the birth of his fourth child.
February 24, 2014
Across the region, social media networks are booming. From connecting people in Saudi Arabia to an outlet for the lovelorn or a marketing tool for businesses, Mena-based users of Twitter, Facebook and the like are leading the way.
February 23, 2014
Popular app, which has about 450 million users globally and has been adding a million users daily, went down for three hours on Saturday.
January 28, 2014
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority says the move is to ensure the public gets access to authentic and reliable information and news.
January 27, 2014
Online photo sharing website Instagram is catching on across the UAE. One resident has taken it upon himself to compile the best snaps from around the capital.
January 27, 2014
“If I could take everyone’s pictures and put them all in once place, everyone in the world can see what Abu Dhabi is like,” says resident Rami Abuarja, who was inspired to set up the Twitter account to collect snaps from around...
January 20, 2014
The company doubled its staff last year to help build the new website and if audiences respond positively, it will invest further in hiring local talent to drive growth.
January 5, 2014
Meanwhile Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, has jumped three places to rank as the seventh most engaging world leader on Twitter for 2013.
January 2, 2014
RIYADH // A Saudi court has sentenced a man convicted of defaming a Kuwaiti singer by accusing her on Twitter of adultery to three months in jail and 80 lashes, according to news reports in the kingdom.The Saudi national, apparently a fan...
December 29, 2013
Prince Alwaleed’s Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) originally invested $300 million in Twitter, accounting for about 3 per cent of the company in December 2011.
December 8, 2013
Issues range from studying Arabic in schools to highlighting the neglect of mental health and the rising costs of health and education in the UAE.