May 03, 2013
In addition to the unsightly nature of abandoned homes, some residents are dissatisfied at the lack of phone signal, petrol stations and ATMs. Read Article Residents complain of derelict buildings in Al Wathba and Al Nahda
Aug 23, 2012
Dubai Municipality has pulled out its wrecking ball to deal with abandoned buildings in the emirate. Read Article Dubai demolishes 40 buildings in past 6 months
Aug 04, 2012
Heritage activists are campaigning to save what they say is iconic architecture from the capital's early boom, period but they will have to overcome a lack of appreciation for the recent past. Read Article In a growing city like Abu Dhabi, what makes a building worth keeping?
As the heritage activists of Abu Dhabi are learning, often the biggest hurdle faced by many noteworthy buildings is surviving being one generation old. Read Article How do you define the merit of architecture?
May 20, 2012
A national standard of regulations for the safe removal of cancer-causing asbestos from buildings is needed, experts say. Read Article Asbestos 'still kills' six years after ban
Oct 06, 2011
Municipality says dilapidated properties are a magnet for crime, a security risk and a threat to health and safety. Read Article Hundreds of empty Dubai buildings to be torn down
Large stadium for the recently announced New York City Football Club is planned for iconic tennis site. Omar Rahman reports from New York Man City MLS franchise eyes Flushing Meadows
The Emirates Castle 2013 military exercise was conducted by the UAE land, air and naval forces in the Western Region. In pictures: UAE war games
The flying car concept took a while to become reality but in America a company is on the verge of offering a version to the public. While the cost may be high, so is confidence that there is a viable market. Flying cars roar into reality
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
National View blog looks at the best images from the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East. Region in Focus - May 23
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