A home of their own for Indian expats
Thanks to the fall in value of the rupee, many non-resident Indians find themselves well positioned to buy a property back home. But with elections coming up amid continuing uncertainty, timing is crucial.
In pictures: Dubai ‘ghost tower’ gets breath of life
Shams 1, a tower of 317 apartments completed by master developer Dubai Properties Group back in 2006, but has lain mostly empty throughout Dubai property's boom and bust years, is finally coming to the market.
In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
In Pictures: Eric Clapton concert in Dubai
In pictures: Clapton delivered some of the biggest hits while schooling many on a classic genre that continues to endure.
January 2, 2014
Under the guidance of Sheikh Khalifa, the UAE has become one of the most charitable countries in the world, said the Minister of International Cooperation and Development.
November 12, 2013
The Emirates Foundation Philanthropy Summit 2013 kicked off today in the capital as philanthropic organisations around the world togethered in Abu Dhabi to discuss how to get the most out of their work.
November 11, 2013
Sheikha Lubna, who led a panel at the oil-and-gas conference Adipec, highlighted the achievements of women in the UAE as well as what has been done for them in terms of government policy.
October 4, 2013
Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, the Minister of Development, is in Brussels ahead of the expected vote by a European Parliament committee to lift visa restrictions on UAE travellers to Europe.
September 26, 2013
More work needs to be done to support the rights of disabled people, according to the UAE’s Minister of International Cooperation and Development. Lubna Al Qasimi said in a speech to the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that...
June 10, 2013
The Minister of International Cooperation and Development was speaking at the 'Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger Through Business & Science' international conference in London.