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.
Martinez v Moyes is a clash of purist v puritan
Roberto Martinez’s positivity made him the perfect choice in 2013 to manage Everton and to build on the solid foundations David Moyes had left.
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.
April 9, 2014
Shahid Afridi, who said Pakistan failed at the World Twenty20 'due to our negative approach' could be fined or otherwise reprimanded by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
April 3, 2014
Alliteration-happy Paul Radley knows what potential teams from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah can be called if these cities have teams in the Twenty20 competition.
March 4, 2014
Pakistan all-rounder scores second-fastest half-century as hosts Bangladesh are beaten.
March 3, 2014
The trio were announced as three more cricketers to play in the 200th anniversary match of Lord's which will see Marylebone Cricket Club play a Rest of the World XI.
March 2, 2014
A thrilling one-wicket victory in the Asia Cup thriller proved that world cricket only stands to gain if Pakistan and India play more, says Osman Samiuddin.
December 12, 2013
Cameo helps Pakistan to a three-wicket win over Sri Lanka as the all-rounder completes double of 1,000 runs and 50 wickets. Osman Samiuddin reports from Dubai.
July 31, 2013
Pakistan all-rounder doesn't want any attention paid to story by British newspaper that claimed the one-day matches could be investigated by the sport's international anti-corruption unit.
July 28, 2013
Star all-rounder scores crucial 46 but concedes newcomer man of the moment in two-wicket victory.
July 15, 2013
All-rounder scores brisk half-century before taking seven wickets on his international comeback.
July 8, 2013
Film inspired by career of Pakistan all-rounder will also be out in India as well as in the Middle East.
May 1, 2013
But Pakistan all-rounder will work harder to stage a comeback to national team.
January 6, 2013
The Pakistan captain has revived his team's fortunes, but with age and form against him, the batsman must make way for a younger player, writes Osman Samiuddin.
September 23, 2012
Fifty puts his side's score 177 for six past New Zealand's reach as Saeed Ajmal takes four wickets at World Twenty20.
August 29, 2012
Captain blames batting problems for hosts' poor ODI form this year and why they are 1-0 down in the series against Australia, writes Ahmed Rizvi.