Burj Khalifa stars in HD video from space
A 27-second black and white video of a plane flying over Dubai's skyscrapers captures the imagination of some.
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.
Kolkata Knight Riders lose way as Duminy sizzles for Delhi Daredevils
JP Duminy keeps his head as cameo at the death helps swing it in Delhi's favour in Dubai after captain Karthik plays the anchor role.
Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel
The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.
In pictures: Mother forgives her son’s killer as he awaited his execution
An Iranian mother spared the life of her son’s convicted murderer with an emotional slap in the face as he awaited execution with the noose around his neck.
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.
January 9, 2014
As Muslims celebrate the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed, this week's sermon will recount significant moments from his life.
January 8, 2014
Regionally, the UAE had fewer national holidays last year compared with many Middle Eastern countries, with the public sector getting 15 days while Lebanon had 18 days, Egypt 19 days and Saudi Arabia 23.
January 5, 2014
All government sector employees will get a day off work for Mowled Al Nabawi celebration of the Prophet’s birthday.
October 28, 2013
Saturday, November 2 – not November 3 – will be the Islamic New Year holiday for private sector employees.
October 27, 2013
The announcement was made during a cabinet meeting, state news agency Wam said.
August 23, 2013
The Eid holidays will start with Arafat Day, scheduled for October 14, followed by three days of Eid, according to a calendar posted by the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai..
August 6, 2013
As Ramadan draws to a close, visitors to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre's Ramadan and Eid festival talk about their favorite way to celebrate this occasion.
July 30, 2013
Seventy to 80 per cent of more than 3,000 new converts at the centre are Filipino.
July 12, 2013
Ramadan is the month of patience and consolation, so people should focus on good spending and sharing, according to Friday's sermon.
July 9, 2013
More on UAE and charity: Donations to Dar Al Ber can be made at their centres in Dubai, Ajman, UAQ and RAK, or through their sales points at all Union Cooperative Society...
June 7, 2013
Residents of all ages celebrate Isra wal Miraj with friends and loved ones.
June 5, 2013
The Roads and Transport Authority said there will be free parking across the emirate on Thursday with the exception of the Fish Market and multi-storey parking facilities.
May 21, 2013
The UAE government has confirmed that public and private sector workers will get a three day paid holiday with an Islamic celebration falling on June 6.
March 28, 2013
Muslims living in Germany should be granted two days of official holiday a year to mark important religious festivals, a leading member of the country's Muslim community says.