May 05, 2012
Ursula Lindsey on the Egyptian comic who's been convicted of "insulting Islam".
Read Article The Egyptian comic convicted of "insulting Islam"
Apr 26, 2012
Tahira Yaqoob meets the Arab-American novelist who is battling for the rights of Palestinians to live and work freely.
Read Article Arab-American novelist fights for justice in Palestine
Apr 20, 2012
Hugo Berger looks at the lessons developing nations can draw from Nauru in stopping the rise of type-2 diabetes. Read Article It was only after losing its wealth that Nauru began to get healthier
Apr 13, 2012
A Swiss firm claims to have a robotic solution to Abu Dhabi's traffic woes, but is this new frontier of automated parking as rosy as it seems? Read Article Forget parallel parking, the new way to store your car is vertical
Apr 06, 2012
Tod Wodicka chases the novelist Douglas Coupland around Dubai in search of his views on the city of life. Read Article Douglas Coupland in Dubai, amidst a culture accelerated
Mar 30, 2012
Paul Muir on the trials of a Syrian expat as he organises aid shipments from the UAE back to his home nation.
Read Article UAE's aid smuggling network helps Syrians
Mar 23, 2012
John Henzell explores the best urban legends to uncover those cases where the truth gets in the way of a good story. Read Article A man living in a crane? Imported sand? We test the UAE's urban legends
Mar 16, 2012
The prolific Egyptian author moves effortlessly between medicine and fiction. Read Article Ahmed Khaled Towfik, Egypt's doctor of escapism
Mar 09, 2012
The disease, which affects up to 25 per cent of the population, poses life-threatening conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, limb loss and kidney failure. Read Article Government makes fighting Type-2 diabetes a top priority
Feb 24, 2012
In his new book, which he will discuss at a Dubai forum on Saturday, retired US Army lieutenant Vern Pike recounts the tense atmosphere along the white line dividing East and West Berlin in 1961. Read Article Checkpoint Charlie guard tells how he helped to avert World War III