Lionel Richie dishes out the hits to Dubai crowd
At his Dubai concert on Thursday, Richie greeted the audience with “Yalla habibi” – a statement of intent as his energy rarely let up.
Tyrese reunited with Fazza
Tyrese today posted on his social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) his pleasure at being reunited with the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
In pictures: Adventure in the desert at Abu Dhabi's Qasr Al Sarab
Mohammad Ashfaq, an adventure guide at the Qasr Al Sarab resort, Abu Dhabi, showcases a day in his working life.
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
Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
March 19, 2014
Wicketkeeper, who is in Dubai with the Sussex side, is focused on England Test comeback. Ahmed Rizvi reports.
December 18, 2013
England coach Andy Flower called it 'a possibility' Prior would be replaced with Jonny Bairstow for the remaining two Ashes Tests after Australia's victory on Tuesday.
November 22, 2013
Recalled paceman Mitchell Johnson returned to his brutal best as Australia blew away England for just 136 to turn the first Ashes Test on its head.
November 11, 2013
Mitchell Johnson could see a recall after being rested from a Sheffield Shield match on Sunday, while Johnny Bairstow will replace Matt Prior in a four-day warm-up fixture against an Australian Invitational XI.
October 10, 2013
South African-born England batsman confronts Arsenal football star on Twitter, making case for non-English players representing England in international sport.
August 5, 2013
Officials were once again at the centre of controversy in this Ashes series when they took the players off the field for bad light on the fourth day of the third Test at Old Trafford.
March 26, 2013
Matt Prior's unbeaten 110 and a six-hour last stand from Ian Bell saw England dig in to secure a draw at Eden Park and avoid their first Test series defeat against New Zealand in nearly 30 years.
March 24, 2013
The hosts decided against forcing England to bat again after dismissing them for 204, then suffered their own wobble on the Eden Park pitch.
November 19, 2012
Alastair Cook's nine-hour stand at the crease proved fruitless as India won by nine wickets in Ahmedabad.
November 18, 2012
Osman Samiuddin is not surprised that India have an edge in Ahmedabad while the England captain Alastair Cook has shown a lot of pluck even as some of his teammates struggled to play spin.
February 7, 2012
England beaten by 71 runs to lose three-Test series 3-0.
February 5, 2012
The tourists end day's play on 36-0 after being set 324 to win third and final match of series.
July 25, 2011
Pair have to bat for much of Monday to save Lord's Test after Prior's century puts England in strong position to go 1-0 up in four-match series.