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 10, 2014
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said his side's showing in the Asian Cup gives him hope the side can repeat their success in Bangladesh for the World Twenty20 later this month.
January 15, 2014
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq confirms two spinners will play, hoping Sharjah wicket will be competitive ahead of must-win final Test against Sri Lanka.
January 12, 2014
Pakistan captain not happy pitch had little to offer off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, writes Paul Radley.
January 12, 2014
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by nine wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-Test series, but Paul Radley explains why the long version of the game ended up losing.
January 10, 2014
Younis bats for the top order colleagues as another collapse leaves onus of saving Test on him and the captain in Dubai.
January 7, 2014
Pitch suits off-spinner's bowling but Sri Lanka have an excellent record against Pakistan's most experienced bowler, writes Ahmed Rizvi.
January 6, 2014
The Pakistan captain is anticipating better spin conditions in Dubai for the second Test against Sri Lanka starting Wednesday.
December 30, 2013
Given how few Tests both sides play, Pakistan captain is happy to face all-too-familiar rivals Sri Lanka, writes Osman Samiuddin from Abu Dhabi.
December 30, 2013
Seamers will get some assistance from Abu Dhabi wicket during the first Test, which starts on Tuesday, but it will be the spinners who will likely dominate, writes Osman Samiuddin.
December 23, 2013
Chasing is his side’s strength but Sri Lanka captain signals strategy shift ahead of fourth ODI against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, writes Ahmed Rizvi.
December 21, 2013
Pakistan fast bowler’s experience at the death will be handy in third ODI against Sri Lanka in Sharjah on Sunday.
December 17, 2013
Sri Lanka captain cautious of a counter-attack from Misbah-ul-Haq's arsenal in first ODI in Sharjah on Wednesday.
December 11, 2013
The Pakistan captain believes it's time for international cricket to return to his country, saying, 'There should be a lenient view of our country because a whole generation is going to suffer.'
December 2, 2013
Current squad bristle at criticism of recent struggles from former players