Bold and Beautiful stars come out to play in the UAE
Bold, beautiful and, thanks to the UAE weather, probably soon to be bronzed, the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful have landed in the UAE ahead of filming for the popular, long-running television show.
Iraqi Kurdistan an attraction for tourists amid regional unrest
The Kurdistan Regional Government aims to develop local tourism in an effort to diversify its economy away from oil and natural gas.
Where to find Afghan restaurants in the UAE
To taste Afghan food, you have to be willing to search for it. Here's our lowdown on the cuisine's deep, complex flavours – and where to try it in the UAE.
Executive travel: Bliss en route to Boston with Emirates Airline business class
Emirates Airlines launched its first direct flight to Boston last week amid a flurry of media attention. So what is it really like to fly business class on the new route?
In pictures: Meet the players of the UAE national cricket team
Ahead of their opener against the Netherlands, Paul Radley profiles the 15 players who will be representing the UAE national cricket team at the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
Welcome to the punch: Afghanistan’s female boxers
Afghan female boxers practice at the Kabul Stadium boxing club. The women, who are 18 and older, don’t have much more than determination, and a trainer who runs them through their paces.
February 24, 2014
The marina, covering 1,530 metres, will include walking and jogging tracks and restaurants.
January 16, 2014
Thanks to a building boom, Abu Dhabi has a very different profile and now boasts four of the tallest buildings in the Middle East, Nick Leech writes.
January 7, 2014
Dubai Municipality issues order to keep the city clean and safe by ordering landlords to carry out maintenance or demolish the buildings completely.
October 3, 2013
Abu Dhabi Municipality found 645 homes in breach of its building laws in a recent inspection.
May 3, 2013
In addition to the unsightly nature of abandoned homes, some residents are dissatisfied at the lack of phone signal, petrol stations and ATMs.
August 23, 2012
Dubai Municipality has pulled out its wrecking ball to deal with abandoned buildings in the emirate.
August 4, 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.
May 20, 2012
A national standard of regulations for the safe removal of cancer-causing asbestos from buildings is needed, experts say.
October 6, 2011
Municipality says dilapidated properties are a magnet for crime, a security risk and a threat to health and safety.