UAE

December 28, 2014

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
14:14 GMT

The re-opening of the renovated southern runway is part of Abu Dhabi International Port's expansion plans in preparation for the Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC) becoming operational in 2017.

Dubai Financial Market (DFM)
13:45 GMT

The pace of gains may slow on the Dubai index in 2015, and may not provide you with stellar gains seen in 2014.

For Beyonce needs to visit Atlantis The Palm, Dubai (Image: Facebook)
12:06 GMT

The "Crazy In Love" hit maker has made her way to the Middle East with her man Jay Z and baby Blue Ivy in tow. Here are nine places we think their celebrity family should see while in Dubai.

Models making their way to the Middle East to ring in the New Year. (Image: CALA/ Broadimage)
08:33 GMT

"New Years will be mental," Cody Simpson tweeted as he headed out for Dubai with his Palestinian model gf Gigi Hadid and Kardashian sister Kendall Jenner.

December 25, 2014

A still of Neeson as Mills in "Taken." (Image: Businessinsider.com)
06:00 GMT

Oh my Dubai! Liam Neeson will be attending the "Taken 3" premiere in the UAE this January!

Who said Santa had a bunch of reindeer? Santa (or Santas more like it!) ride proud Arabian pedigree horses in the Middle East - it´s too hot for reindeer of course! Yalla, giddy up!!
04:13 GMT

Arab Santas unite! Here's our top picks from the MENA region. Welcome to Christmas in Arabia!

December 24, 2014

Authority will soon replace power meters in all residential, commercial and industrial buildings in Sharjah
05:14 GMT

The power consumption reading meters in Sharjah will soon be replaced by smart meters to ensure that accurate readings are recorded.

The rate of rental growth in the UAE emirate is slowing with no change recorded in prime rents in the three months to the  end of September
04:40 GMT

Dubai held the global top spot for rental growth for the second consecutive quarter to September, recording a 12.4 per cent increase year-on-year, a report said. There is a marked third quarter slow-down.

December 23, 2014

Model/ actress Helen Flanagan. (Image: Twitter)
10:23 GMT

The news is still steaming fresh that the former Coronation Street star has a bun in the oven, and now we've got the pics to prove it!

Nakheel the developer of the project
09:59 GMT

Almost a third of shop space at Nakheel’s new Circle Mall at Jumeirah Village in Dubai has been booked in less than two weeks after its launch, its developer Nakheel confirmed on Monday.

Tina Arena taking the stage. (Image: Facebook)
09:29 GMT

Australia's beloved singer-songwriter and actress will be the main event at Clé Dubai's Australia Day gala on January 22.

December 22, 2014

With around one third of GDP coming from oil until the recent price collapse, the non-oil sector in the UAE is just not growing fast enough to prevent a recession in 2015 (File Archive/ AFP).
14:00 GMT

The recent oil price collapse may bring on a recession for the UAE in 2015.

Can you feel the love generation? Bob Sinclair can. (Image: Facebook)
10:18 GMT

Bob Sinclair will bring the party to Parcha Ibiza and bust out the beats for "Love Generation" and "World, Hold On" on December 26.

Cavalli Club knows how to bring the party in Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
10:05 GMT

Robert Cavalli himself will be hosting at Cavalli Club this NYE. It's gonna be epic.

December 21, 2014

Yas Marina Circuit
22:52 GMT

The 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the most successful to date with the largest ever capacity at 60,000 people, marking an increase of 5,000 tickets over the 2013 edition, said event organisers.