Aug 02, 2012
How to in the UAE: Specific actions are required when handling the death of a loved one in the UAE. Read Article How to cremate a loved one
Apr 05, 2012
Al Shindagha Trading sparked a public outcry early this year when it increased the price of the basic wooden boxes by more than 90 per cent, to Dh2,300 from Dh1,200. Read Article Coffin company cuts back price increase for expatriate caskets
Feb 27, 2011
Post-mortems and burials will again be possible on weekends after authorities reverse a two-month-old policy that delayed them. Read Article Burials policy changed to allow weekend post-mortems
Feb 23, 2011
Ali Alsaloom explains Islamic funeral rites, and discusses travelling to the UAE as an unmarried couple.
Read Article Ask Ali: Islamic rules for burials
Day of bloodshed in Shiite neighbourhoods kills 86, with Prime Minister Maliki moving to allay fears of resurgence of sectarian conflict that killed tens of thousands. Bombs tear through Baghdad in Iraq's bloodiest day for months
Discover where Dubai sits in the top 10 fastest growing property markets in the world, and who the emirate is beating. In pictures: Dubai in top 10 fastest rising property markets in the world
Guests of the Burj Al Arab will now be presented with 24-carat gold iPads when they check in at the lavish hotel. Gold iPads for Dubai's Burj Al Arab guests
No replacement announced yet but Primera Liga club offer Carlo Ancelotti manager's job. Jose Mourinho makes Real Madrid exit
Dubai is the world's second biggest retail destination - for the second year running, according to a report by the international property specialist CBRE. Dubai is top global target market for new retailers
Saadiyat is renowned for its hotels and beach clubs, but it is also a vital breeding ground for the endangered sea turtle. Operation Hawksbill swings into action
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