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.
February 28, 2014
Former president lashes out at Kiev’s new rulers who earlier in the day had criticised Moscow after Russian troops had taken up positions around a coastguard base and two airports on its Crimea peninsula.
February 27, 2014
The Assad regime detained hundreds of men between the ages of 15 and 55 because it considered many of them to be potential rebel combatants and said they must obtain security clearance before they can be released.
February 25, 2014
Sanctions would be aimed at those who are found to be “obstructing or undermining the successful completion of the political transition” in Yemen, who commit “attacks on essential infrastructure or acts of terrorism” and...
February 5, 2014
The summit will seek to demonstrate how early action can lead to substantial economic benefits.
January 22, 2014
Walid Al Muallem trades sharp words with Ban ki-moon as he spoke well beyond a 10-minute limit Mr Ban had requested.
January 22, 2014
As participants of the Montessori Model United Nations precursor conference, students will be trained to formulate arguments and negotiate solutions on issues related to water scarcity.
January 21, 2014
Syrian intelligence agencies released Islamist militants from prison to deliberately subvert a peaceful uprising and ignite a violent rebellion, according to a former regime security official.
January 2, 2014
How best to translate financial aid into education is the subject of a roundtable discussion next week at New York University Abu Dhabi, Mitya Underwood reports
December 24, 2013
More than Dh120 million was raised for Syrian refugees last week as part of a campaign by the Red Crescent.
December 16, 2013
The UN is continuing its flights carrying aid from the UAE to the Philippines to help the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
December 4, 2013
Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh thanked member states for supporting Dubai's Expo 2020 bid and vowed to continue developing relationship with UN.
November 30, 2013
Because of its historical and cultural significance, the archive has been part of Unesco’s “Memory of the World” list since 2009.
November 26, 2013
UAE’s permanent representative to the United Nations tells the General Assembly that peace in the Middle East can only be achieved by solving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
November 11, 2013
Deal which allows expanded monitoring of the country’s nuclear sites seems to gain immediate concessions from the West.