UAE

April 22, 2014

How will Ahlam respond to Duraid's hurtful comments about her? (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:26 GMT

Syrian superstar Duraid Lahham attacked Ahlam on Facebook yesterday, and he had absolutely nothing pretty to say about her!

Michelle enjoyed watching a game of beach polo in beautiful Dubai. (Image: Gulf News)
07:51 GMT

Michelle Rodriguez headed to Dubai for a game of beach polo where she expressed her opinion on the beautiful city.

Karim and Haifa on the set of their movie "Beauty of the Soul." (Image: Al Rai Media)
05:00 GMT

Kareem Al Banoodi, who starred alongside Haifa Wehbe in her latest film "Halawet Rouh" (Beauty of the Soul), was assaulted for his role in the film.

April 21, 2014

A total of 2.25 million passengers used Sharjah Airport from January to March 2014 (File Archive/Shutterstock)
10:00 GMT

Sharjah Airport recorded the highest level of passenger traffic on record during the first quarter this year.

April 20, 2014

Qaradawi is one of the most influential Muslim scholars living today. (AFP/File)
13:26 GMT

Egyptian-born cleric Youssef al Qaradawi has released a statement aimed at easing tensions with Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

The GCC members met in Riyadh last week. (AFP/File)
08:52 GMT

The members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have agreed on ways to implement a security agreement signed last year.

Although experts have indicated that regulations such as the doubling of property transfer fees and the mortgage law have helped curb flipping, the emirate has been seeing a rise in off plan sales in the market.
02:55 GMT

“We are not yet back to 2008 prices but in some individual projects we are. So we certainly need to monitor them carefully.”

April 19, 2014

Fast & Furious star Michelle Rodriguez sports a bikini while doing a handstand in front of a Bugatti in Dubai on Friday, April 18 (Image: Facebook).
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April 17, 2014

“We understand the need for this upgrading work to be done, and we support it wholeheartedly," added Clark.
22:21 GMT

Emirates Airline said on Thursday that runway upgrades at Dubai International would cut its revenues by Dh1 billion ($272 million) this year as it has to reduce flights to 41 destinations worldwide.

Hotel guests can now be charged a minor fee as of March 31, 2014 (Karim Shaib/AFP)
16:34 GMT

Positive reaction: Dubai's recently imposed fee on hotel guests had no negative feedback according to the head of the city's tourism authority.

Around 34 percent of households said they continuously upgraded their mobile phones (File/AFP)
16:09 GMT

Families in Abu Dhabi households reportedly spend an average of $1,498 on landlines and mobile phones while $1,004 is spent on education.

Dubai welcomed 11 million hotel guests in 2013 (File/AFP)
15:09 GMT

According to a STR Global Construction Pipeline Report, 573 hotels are expected to open across the Middle East and Africa.

Rick's fans are pretty buzzed about having him back in the UAE this month. (Image: Facebook)
09:00 GMT

Rapper Rick Ross is making his Abu Dhabi debut at Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s show this April.

Afghan star received the most international attention out of other Afghani TV productions. (Image: Facebook)
07:07 GMT

An insight into the Satellite TV world of Afghanistan.

Afghan Star is one of the shows coming out of the Dubai-based satellite channels (Image: Facebook).
05:00 GMT

When Afghanistan is mentioned, “satellite TV” is perhaps the last thing on anybody’s mind. Nonetheless, the nascent broadcast media has been up and running in the war-ravaged country since the downfall of the Taliban at the hands of the US in 2001.