May 12, 2013
Take our poll: A Dubai-based Arabic newspaper claimed on Sunday that Skype users in the UAE could be fined and jailed up to two years but the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has denied it. Read Article UAE Skype users will not face jail or Dh1 million fine, confirms telecom regulator
May 05, 2013
Meet the UAE's most popular phone. It's not an iPhone, or the lastest Samsung Galaxy. It's not even a BlackBerry, despite their ubiquity.
Read Article Move over iPhone, BlackBerry or Samsung: King of phones in UAE is not so smart
Apr 09, 2013
Take our poll: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority says internet providers must seek approval to provide VoIP services. Read Article Skype not authorised in UAE, says telecoms authority
Mar 20, 2013
Take our poll: Clients of one UAE mobile operator can now download and open Skype accounts, but whether it is a deliberate move or how long it will last remains unknown. Read Article Mobile subscribers in UAE get access to Skype calls, but for how long?
Feb 28, 2013
The Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation says there are no convincing evidence to suggest mobile phones and transmitter masts could harm health, but other reports challenge that.
Read Article Debate rages over health risks of mobile towers
Feb 27, 2013
There is no conclusive evidence that mobile phone towers are harmful, but petitioning parents say they are not willing to take the risk. Read Article Parents' anger over mobile phone mast placed near Abu Dhabi school
Jan 19, 2013
On Your Side: Our resident consumer advocate Keren Bobker answers questions on Sim card registrations, health insurance and UAE maternity leave rights. Read Article No need to wait for the SMS when re-registering UAE Sim cards
Jan 09, 2013
The Ministry of Health asked the Ministry of Environment and Water, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and Dubai Municipality to recall six herbal weight loss products. Read Article UAE Ministry of Health recalls six herbal weight loss products
Jan 06, 2013
Du and Etisalat mobile subscribers who have been alerted by SMS to re-register their Sim cards must do so this month or face being cut-off. Read Article Deadline looms for Sim card re-registration for UAE mobiles
Oct 22, 2012
Arab Spring economies: Political upheaval and proposed changes to Egypt's telecoms sector have delayed the $2.4 billion national broadband plan. Read Article Egypt's broadband plan delayed
Oct 21, 2012
Apple's new iPhone 5 will be compatible with the UAE's high speed mobile technology, according to the head of spectrum of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority. Read Article iPhone 5 'will use high speed frequency' in the UAE
Oct 16, 2012
Confusion over re-registration of Sim cards in the UAE continues as the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) and du differ over the deadline. Read Article UAE telecoms watchdog and du at odds over Sim card re-registration
The UAE has launched a Wikipedia-like website featuring articles on the country's history that can be edited by users. Read Article Sky's the limit for UAE Wikipedia
Controls required to help guard against a repeat of the boom and bust cycle in the Dubai property market, Masood Ahmed, the director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Department, said. IMF official urges caution amid resurgence in Dubai property
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
Some warn of a return to the dark days of 2006 and 2007, but Sunni political pragmatism may show a peaceful way forward. Analysis by Iraq historian Reidar Visser
How Iraq can pull back from the brink
Pain in lower back forces world No 2 to look beyond second grand slam tournament in the calendar year. Andy Murray pulls out of French Open through injury
The cruise industry is no closer to winning a reprieve on entry visas in the Emirates despite a drive to boost tourism numbers. Visa costs slow tide of cruise visitors to the UAE
From Morocco to Lebanon and Turkey, the musical festival scene is thriving in the region, offering eclectic acts and stunning scenery.
Our guide to this summer's Middle Eastern music festivals
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