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.
April 19, 2014
Last month, Yemen’s President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi defended the use of drones against Al Qaeda in his country, which has killed dozens of militants in a sharply intensified campaign over the past year.
April 16, 2014
Reports say the men died in a US Predator drone strike on five Al Qaeda militants travelling in a convoy of cars in Yemen in November.
April 15, 2014
Rahilla Zafar, co-author of Arab Women Rising, reveals the barriers female entrepreneurs in the Middle East are pushing through and the misconceptions about their level of success.
March 16, 2014
The influx detected in the past few months is worrying for Yemen, where several hundred Saudi militants are already thought to be fighting alongside their Yemeni counterparts in Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
March 15, 2014
The legendary World War I veteran was offered the role of night watchman in 1928, according to documents released by England's Central Bank.
March 10, 2014
At least 42 illegal African migrants drowned in the Arabian Sea off the southern coast of Yemen late on Sunday, the defence ministry said on its website.
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 24, 2014
Nearly a decade after the world was first introduced to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the formal name of the terror network’s branch in Yemen, the group continues to strike with near impunity.
February 21, 2014
Abeer Al Hassani lost all of her brothers to the cruel calling of the terror network, for which her ex-husband was a recruiter. Now she wants out before her sons pay heed to it
February 21, 2014
Sticking points include the recognition of Israel and the future of East Jerusalem.
February 10, 2014
Yemen will become a federal state, with the restive south of the country granted more autonomy.
February 4, 2014
Three large explosions heard in Yemen's capital Sanaa, close to the defense ministry, the central bank and the former president's home, residents say.
February 3, 2014
SANAA // Gunmen kidnapped a British oil-sector employee in the Yemeni capital on Monday, witnesses and an industry official said, the second abduction of a foreigner in Yemen since Friday.The British national was seized in the Hada...
February 2, 2014
Rebels in northern Yemen have overrun tribal strongholds after weeks of fighting.