Ras Al Khaimah felt the effects of a 5.5-magnitude earthquake at 2pm today. The epicentre was 230km northeast of Ras Al Khaimah in southeast Iran, the UAE National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology reported. Read Article Ras Al Khaimah feels tremors from Iran earthquake
Motorists are being warned of reduced visibility as winds of up to 60kph whip up dust into the air. Read Article UAE motorists urged to take care in high winds
The Ministry of Environment is driving the effort in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Office of the Prime Minister and the Global Green Growth Institute. Read Article Clean fuels top UAE's green strategy
Increasing the number of air quality monitoring stations and stepping up efforts to regulate groundwater well use and drilling are among the other achievements of the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi. Read Article Inventory of Abu Dhabi greenhouse gas emissions comes in handy for government
A planned blanket ban on outboard motors that cause pollution could be scrapped as new recommendations are being made to the National Transport Authority. Read Article Concern over boat motor rules in the UAE
Emaar is hoping the service will encourage people to think more about using public transport and help to reduce traffic on the roads.
Read Article Free shuttle bus to Metro boost for Dubai commuters
Making sustainable lifestyle choices can be confusing for a layperson, but a new website aims to make the task easier. Read Article Website for a sustainable life choices
Take our poll: Experts gather in Abu Dhabi to look into ways to combat an increase in dust storms. Read Article Rise in dust storms hitting UAE 'big problem for next generation'
The UAE should consider setting up an inventory of its wetlands to better protect the birds that rely on them, says an international conservation official. Read Article Wetlands initiative would save birdlife in the UAE, conservation official says
More than a hundred volunteers take part in a clean up of the Wadi Wurayah national park. Read Article Clean-up kicks off care for Wadi Wurayah
It is the UAE's fourth wetland to receive recognition from the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
Read Article UAE's Al Wathba recognised as one of the world's best conserved wetlands
A new centre launched by Masdar Institute aims to encourage more businesses to focus on renewable energy technologies. Read Article Centre launched by Masdar in Abu Dhabi to back start-ups with renewable focus
Car designed in the UAE and made almost entirely of recycled paper to compete in Kuala Lumpur race. Read Article UAE engineers to race car they built out of paper
Here is a look at how various cultures in the UAE have imported their cuisines and where to buy the ingredients. A hunger for home
Baniyas will have home field and a man advantage on Al Khor in the second leg of their Gulf Clubs Championship final after drawing 1-1 to the Qatar club, which saw their Brazilian striker Bruno Mineiro sent off. Late gains for Baniyas
Istanbul's famous mosque tries to strike balance between religion and tourism money by providing tourists with coverings. Thomas Seibert reports Turkey tightens Blue Mosque dress code
David Beckham was recognised all over the world, yet he never changed, never thought he was too big time, never avoided the dressing room banter. Beckham was not too big time to his friends
The Italian marque is unbelievably, half a century old. To celebrate, the world's largest ever gathering of those outrageous sports cars assembled in its hometown. Lamborghini is still crazy after all these years
The dialect of the mountain tribes in Ras Al Khaimah is a living example of the history of the Arabic language's evolution in the region.
Produced by Paul O Driscoll Video: Talking Shehhi – a dialect from RAK's mountain tribes
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May 16 - Aug 31, 2013
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