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.
September 28, 2013
The Zakat Fund has disbursed a bit more than Dh87 million since the start of the year to more than 7,000 recipients.
September 5, 2013
Zakat Fund distributes more than Dh24 million in July and August to nearly 10,000 needy residents.
May 9, 2013
The Zakat Fund has distributed Dh31 million in the first four months of 2013, extending help to 5,381 people.
September 3, 2012
The fund is an independent federal authority that centralises the collection and distribution of donations for social development.
August 18, 2012
Giving a portion of one's income to charity is one of the five pillars of Islam, and is considered especially beneficial during Ramadan.
June 14, 2012
The religious role of the Zakat Fund and its crucial contributions to economic reform have been highlighted by one of its officers.
September 11, 2011
The Zakat Fund reports that donations have risen by almost a quarter compared to this time last year.
August 4, 2011
Members of the Etihad Airways loyalty programme can now pay their zakat using air miles.