Lionel Richie dishes out the hits to Dubai crowd
At his Dubai concert on Thursday, Richie greeted the audience with “Yalla habibi” – a statement of intent as his energy rarely let up.
Tyrese reunited with Fazza
Tyrese today posted on his social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) his pleasure at being reunited with the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
In pictures: Adventure in the desert at Abu Dhabi's Qasr Al Sarab
Mohammad Ashfaq, an adventure guide at the Qasr Al Sarab resort, Abu Dhabi, showcases a day in his working life.
Martinez v Moyes is a clash of purist v puritan
Roberto Martinez’s positivity made him the perfect choice in 2013 to manage Everton and to build on the solid foundations David Moyes had left.
Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban
A federal fishing ban has been imposed by the UAE federal government, but local authorities are taking diiferent approaches to implementing the ban. Two fishermen tell two very different sides of the story. Produced by Paul O'Driscoll
Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
March 20, 2014
The purity of the water is key to smooth operation of the world's largest choreographed fountain display.
February 10, 2014
Burj Khalifa tenants were given a reprieve when they were allowed to use lifts to get to their homes, despite some landlords still not paying outstanding service fees.
February 6, 2014
Tenants of Burj Khalifa, some living as high as the 108th floor, face being locked out of elevators and having air conditioning switched off on Saturday if landlords do not settle their bills.
February 4, 2014
The Burj Khalifa was Dubai’s most-visited tourist attraction last year, with 1.87 million visitors ascending to the observation deck on the 124th floor
February 2, 2014
Emaar will start to sell 98 new Arab style villas at its Arabian Ranches development next Saturday as the Dubai developer continues to launch new off plan schemes at a rate of around one a week.
January 2, 2014
Revelers can watch the sun rise from the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa as part of its weeklong anniversary celebration.
January 1, 2014
From Sandance to the capital’s Corniche, from the Palm Jumeirah to barbecues at public parks, residents ring in 2014 with broad smiles as residents were treated to a fireworks extravaganza throughout different locations in the Emirates.
November 6, 2013
Arabtec announces Dh1.8bn contract for construction of Dubai's second tallest skyscraper which will also be the world's 26th highest building.
November 3, 2013
A spokesman says no firm decision has yet been made, and media reports could have been based on an interview their chairman had with CNN in April.
September 10, 2013
Five of the world's top 10 skyscrapers with the tallest spires are located in Dubai.
July 7, 2013
Surging visitor numbers to the emirate are encouraging the Burj Khalifa developer to target mid-range and budget travellers.
June 25, 2013
Google Maps' Street View has launched a digital tour of the Burj Khalifa, giving the public the chance of an inside look at the inner workings of the skyscraper.
June 24, 2013
Dubai's equity market had the biggest correction in more than a year amid investor worries that the US could end its stimulus program.
June 10, 2013
Emaar Properties started two new projects and began expansion of its flagship shopping mall as the developer of the world's tallest tower leads companies seeking to benefit from a rebound in Dubai's property market.