Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living
A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.
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
Hamburg the dinosaur’s time may be up in Bundesliga
Ever-present for 51 years in the German top-flight, Hamburg face the prospect of relegation, writes Ian Hawkey.
In pictures: Hot cars at New York International Auto Show
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the US car industry. Here are some of the vehicles to be shown in this year’s edition.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
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.