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 Shah Rukh Khan performs at the IPL Gala dinner to open IPL VII at the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi.

In pictures: Shah Rukh Khan stars at IPL Gala dinner in Abu Dhabi

The superstar entertainer Shah Rukh Khan on stage last night at a gala dinner to launch the Indian Premier League cricket tournament.

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 When this 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta stamp goes under the hammer at Sotheby’s in New York on June 17, it is expected to attract a world record bid for a single stamp of up to $20 million (Dh73.4m). Courtesy Sotheby’s

Rare 1856 stamp up for auction at Sotheby’s

This is one of the world’s rarest stamps and when it goes up for auction in June it should fetch $20million. Its history since it was issued in 1856 is fascinating – and includes one murderous chapter, as Jonathan Gornall reports

 A customer browses the selection of property adverts posted at the Better Homes office in the Gold and Diamonds Souk in Dubai. Lauren Lancaster /The National

What to consider when spending Dh6m on a luxury Dubai apartment

Property expert Mario Volpi explains the five key elements apartment buyers in Dubai should consider when property hunting to ensure they pick a pad that holds its value.

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani greets supporters after his arrival in Zahedan, the regional capital of Sistan and Baluchestan province on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. During Mr Rouhani's two-day visit, he will tour several other cities and hold meetings with local scholars and entrepreneurs. Maryam Rahmanian for The National

On the road with Hassan Rouhani

Iran's president is touring some of Iran's most underdeveloped provinces. Foreign correspondent Yeganeh Salehi is traveling with him.

 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi plays with a rugby ball during a training session at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper training camp, near Barcelona in Sant Joan Despi, April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

In pictures: Barca play a little rugby before Copa del rey final

Barcelona and Real Madrid will play in the Copa del Rey final on Wednesday night but the day before the match, Braca players played a little rugby during a training session at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper training camp, in Sant Joan Despi, Spain. Barca meet Real Madrid on Wednesday at 11.30pm (UAE time) and the match will be on BeIn Sports.


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30 men convicted of establishing branch of Muslim Brotherhood in the UAE

January 21, 2014

The group, comprised of Emiratis and Egyptians, was sentenced to terms ranging from three months to five years depending on the charges.

UAE faced up to tough issues in Brotherhood trial

January 21, 2014

Experts say these groups act on the margin and security measures taken are similar to those taken by the US after September 11.

UAE Federal Supreme Court bars former Jurists Association member from standing for election

January 20, 2014

The court said decision to prevent former members from running for the council, which is now called the Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal Experts, is valid.

UAE Jurist Association council to be dissolved

December 22, 2013

The Federal Supreme Court has upheld a ruling to dissolve the current Jurist Association's administrative council and appoint a temporary one.

UAE Brotherhood trial: Lawyer claims court is unconstitutional

December 17, 2013

Abdulhameed Al Kumaiti said the real criminal in the case was an officer at the Supreme Council for National Security, K H.

Religious healers who killed woman in black magic ceremony lose appeal against jail terms

December 10, 2013

Two men accused of beating a woman to death had their conviction for murder upheld by the UAE Federal Supreme Court – despite their claims they were only practising a religious healing ceremony.

UAE trial: Nine Brotherhood accused fail to turn up in court

December 10, 2013

Nine Emiratis accused of running a Muslim Brotherhood cell failed to turn up in court because they said they were not allowed to see their lawyers.

Boost in young Emirati judges as UAE Supreme Court celebrates 40th anniversary

October 21, 2013

During the 40th anniversary celebration of the Union Supreme Court top judiciary officials recalled four decades of achievements and discussed upcoming developments.

Man who sued death row Indians files medical report

April 22, 2012

Man submits medical reports in the civil case against 17 men accused in a 2009 bootlegging brawl that killed another man.