Amr Diab needs no introduction. The Egyptian superstar is popular across the globe — he has fans everywhere from the GCC to Europe, the United States and Australia.
RACHEL MCARTHUR: Amr Diab needs no introduction. The Egyptian superstar has fans everywhere from the GCC to Europe, the United States and Australia.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: It’s always a significant moment when you bid goodbye to a piece of technology that’s been a part of your life.
SARAH WALTON: The relentless tyrrany of Christmas makes me a quivering wreck. It’s time to escape Santa’s clutches and head for the surf.
M. LYNX-QUALEY: The opening today of a new venue in Dubai which encourages artists and authors to meet is further evidence of the growing cultural scene in the city
SARAH WALTON: It’s gorgeous, the food is delicious and it’s incredibly good value. So why do I have a problem with The Farm?
ALEXANDER MCNABB: The signs of growth are clearly evident. Could we be returning to the heady days of 2006-7?
SARAH WALTON: I’ve done the hard yards in the service industry so I feel entitled to comment on the appalling nature of service in restaurants here.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Genetically modified food is becoming a battleground between large U.S corporates and small states. The UAE is on the side of ‘right’.
MICH CAFE: I’d noticed that some women coming into the shop where I was working were carrying a new device. So I did a little investigating
MICH CAFE: I’d like to see a wonderful idea which has brightened up the streets of Amman implemented in Dubai.
ALEXANDER MC NABB: My recent experience of being, ah, ‘moderated’ is a far cry from my experiences over the past 25 years
FRANCIS MATTHEW: The Gulf states need a population which is educated to take its proper place in the global economy, and to take part in multinational endeavours to help run the world.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: If you don’t register your SIM card, you’re going to have your line cancelled. It’s part of the slightly obtuse campaign, ‘My number, my identity’.
FRANCIS MATTHEW: Lack of political inclusion, and the lack of regular statements, offers an opening to criticism of the country. But this should not ignore its liberal social agenda.
‘In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.’ Thurgood Marshall A recent article on the Al Jazeera News website by Sudha G. Tilak titled Whitening Cream: Fair deal for India’s Women? –took me back to the days growing up black in the US; years before the hay days of [...]
ALEXANDER MCNABB: She is lying in Rashid Hospital on a ventilator four years after she was injured in the Emirates Palace Hotel. Desperate times for Natalie and her family
VIDEO, AL JAZEERA: India is calling for an investigation after the US Navy opened fire on one of its fishing boats. One man was killed and three others injured in the incident off the coast of the UAE.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Where in blue blazes is somebody who’s making his living rooting through bins going to find Dhs 1,000 to pay a fine?