UAE

December 8, 2014

Most stock markets in the Gulf fell on Monday after oil prices sank to new lows and Dubai's index dropped as investors dumped shares in Emaar Properties
17:07 GMT

While there was no fundamental reason for such a steep drop by Dubai's biggest listed property firm, the most likely explanation was a sell-off by investors.

Emirates Executive is looking to boost demand in key source markets and partner with tour operators selling luxury global tour packages.
16:58 GMT

Emirates Executive has said its passengers constitute corporate executives, large family groups and government delegations.

The 11th annual DIFF will feature 10 films made in only 48 hours. (Image: poster)
13:47 GMT

There will be so much sweet cinema being screened at this year's Dubai International Film Festival. The 10 best of 32 films that were made in 48 hours and submitted on time will premiere as a part of the festival.

Soaring energy use and inadequate gas supplies have spurred the UAE to look to nuclear power to diversify its energy sources beyond
13:13 GMT

The UAE is the first Gulf Arab state to start building a nuclear power plant to generate energy.

There's been a slightly different take to the club due to local restrictions. (Image: Khaleej Times)
10:57 GMT

One of Dubai's top nightclubs opened its doors three years past, and now global founder Ryan Bish gives the dish on how things got started.

Mercato will be adorned with beautiful Christmas decorations and will provide entertainment for the whole family this December. (Image: Gulf News)
09:28 GMT

Until December 26, Mercato Mall will embrace the festive season with a host of activities and entertainment which the whole family can enjoy.

SJP signs one of her beautiful creations in Dubai. (Image: DM)
09:17 GMT

Sarah Jessica Parker shimmered in an embroidered golden gown as she launched her shoe line in Dubai.

This year's DIFF galas promise an international line-up of films. (Image: Google)
08:59 GMT

DIFF’s red carpet galas will showcase 2014 films from all over the world.

Once a bustling fishing hub in the Gulf, the village of Al-Arish lies just off Qatar’s northern coast. It was abandoned in the 1970s as inhabitants packed up in search of more prolific urban areas, leaving crumbling infrastructure you can still check out today.
07:15 GMT

Ghost towns around the Middle East show a history, and present, marked by massive change.

Located in the incubator building at Masdar City, the centre is a reconfigurable, multi-purpose facility and will not be restricted to providing only security solutions.
05:55 GMT

Earlier this year, reports indicated that Lockheed Martin also held talks with the UAE government for a military deal worth $270 million.

December 7, 2014

Don't worry, Ahlam isn't afraid of a challenge.
19:16 GMT

A cameraman is not to happy with Ahlam and her hubby. He's accusing the latter of beating him up and breaking his camera!

Omar Khairat doing what he does best.
09:01 GMT

He's a talented regional fave, and now Omar Khairat is returning to Dubai this month.

The countries in the Mena region are likely to become important global centres for producing iron and steel in the next five to 10 years, he added.
05:55 GMT

The UAE is amongst the highest consumers of iron and steel products (1,309 kg per person), well above the global average of 240 kg per person,

December 4, 2014

This image made from video released by the Abu Dhabi police department on December 2, 2014, shows a veiled suspect in the stabbing of an American teacher at a shopping mall. (Photo: Youtube)
15:41 GMT

Police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have foiled a bomb attack targeting an American doctor in the capital, Abu Dhabi.

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra performing in November. (Image: Facebook)
09:11 GMT

One of the best known musical ensembles is bringing some soundtrack tunes to the UAE Capital city this month.