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.
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
Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
February 5, 2013
Work on the capital's new sewer system is progressing quickly as the 84-kilometre line grows under and across the island.
January 1, 2013
The way forward: Dubai municipality City recycling project to be rolled out across emirate
December 26, 2012
Look Back 2012 One of the most important developments of 2012 for Dubai Municipality was the introduction of its recycling programme in March.
December 21, 2012
Dubai Municipality employees who suggested the most innovative ideas to their bosses were honoured at a ceremony yesterday for their contribution to improving life in the emirate.
October 23, 2012
More than 129,000 head of cattle have been slaughtered at the abattoirs so far this year, plus sheep, goats, cows, camels and three deer.
October 2, 2012
A campaign to educate the public about pests is being credited as one of the reasons for fewer calls to the emirate's pest-control department.
September 27, 2012
Four hundred government representatives will convene at the Future Cities Conference in Dubai next week to share solutions to the problems posed by a growing metropolis.
December 29, 2011
Authorities trap more than 5,000 animals that roam the streets
November 17, 2011
Researchers in Abu Dhabi say they are unlikely to include the 'West Coast Fault Line' in their earthquake zone map because there is little evidence to prove it exists.
October 16, 2011
Bedbugs are becoming increasingly resistant to pesticides and UAE pest control firms are racing to develop new ways to exterminate the little suckers.
August 29, 2011
Dubai officials conduct microbiological tests on milk and dairy products brought into the emirate.