Added on 14/06/2012
Abu Dhabi , Dubai , Journalism , Local media , London , Madonna , Moody's , Social Media , Twitter , United Kingdom
ALEXANDER MCNABB: When you’ve got people actually there tweeting, you don’t have to be there to report on it, do you?
Added on 03/05/2012
Abdullah , Abu Dhabi , America , Arab Gulf , Bahrain , Doha , Dubai , Emir , European Union , Formula 1 , GCC , GCC Union , Gulf Cooperation Council , Gulf Union , Hamad al-Thani , Iran , Iraq , Kuwait , Kuwait’s Parliament , Levant , Manama , Middle East , oil fields , Oman , Qatar , Riyadh , Saud al-Faisal , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Arabian National Guard , Tehran , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United States
DAVID ROBERTS: There will be fine talk and likely a positive joint statement will be issued but no firm action will be agreed.
Added on 18/04/2012
Abu Dhabi , Bahrain , Cairo , Middle East , Shisha , United Kingdom
STEVE ROYSTON: While Saudi plans to ban it within city limits; Bahrain is considering loosening restrictions. I’m with the Bahrainis.
Added on 11/04/2012
James M. Dorsey
Abdul-Aziz Al Saud , Abu Dhabi , Al Watan , Al-Hayat , BBC , Crown Prince , East Africa , Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Human Rights Watch , International Football Association Board , International Olympic Committee , Islamist , Middle East , Nawaf Bin Faisal , Nayef , North Africa , Olympics , Port Said , princess , Saudi Arabia , Sport , Suez , Suez Canal , Suzanne Mubarak , The National , United Arab Emirates , Women , Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
JAMES M. DORSEY: An Egyptian feminist group has challenged the fans that played a key role in toppling Mubarak to recognise women’s rights.
Added on 02/04/2012
Abu Dhabi , Literature , model , National Library , Saudi Arabia , UAE , United Arab Emirates
M. LYNX-QUALEY: Drinks, gold, now it’s books – Abu Dhabi seems to find endless uses for the vending machine
Added on 27/03/2012
Abu Dhabi , Dead Sea , Dubai Municipality , Khaleej Times , PR , Press , search results , The National , Twitter , UAE , United Arab Emirates , World Health Organisation
ALEXANDER MCNABB: If you’re looking for a case study of what not to do look no further than Masafi water.
Added on 16/03/2012
Abu Dhabi , Artist , Bashar al-Assad , Beirut , Entertainment , Lebanon , Media outlets , President , Singer , Syria , Syrian army
RACHEL MC ARTHUR: He’s been getting a lot of attention but what’s really behind his criticism of Basher al Assad?
Added on 29/02/2012
2022 World Cup , Abdullah , Abu Dhabi , Bahrain , Crown Prince , Doha , Egypt , Emir , gas field , guard , Gulf Cooperation Council , Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani , Hamad Bin Khalifa al Thani , Hizballah , Iran , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Kuwait , Media coverage , oil fields , oil reserves , Oman , Paranoia , Qatar , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , Suez , Sultan , Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani , Tehran , United Arab Emirates , United States
DAVID ROBERTS: if Qatar’s role is tempered by lack of Saudi support, the region will be without a state willing to push the boundaries of regional politics.
Added on 26/02/2012
Abu Dhabi , Brunei , Burundi , China , Dubai , Europe , Fifa World Cup , Forbes , Guggenheim , Kuwait , Liberia , Netherlands , Norway , Olympics , Qatar , railway network , Singapore , Switzerland , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , United States
ANALYSIS: Qatar has a ‘poor’ Gini index. The Gini index measures how well income is actually divided within a society, the lower the score the better.
Added on 21/02/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Abu Dhabi , Alternative Energy , AlTouq Group , Arabian Gulf , Asher Noor , automobile manufacturing , Dubai , Dubai government , Energy needs , Guggenheim , Masdar City , Middle East , Oil , oil reserves , oil revenue , Riyadh , The Palm Jumeirah , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United States , Warren Buffett , Zayed National Museum
ROB L. WAGNER: Don’t be fooled by the ‘smooth noises’ each emirate makes about the other when the word ‘competition’ is raised.
Added on 08/02/2012
Abu Dhabi , Dubai , Islam , Middle East , Ramadan , UAE , United Arab Emirates
THE HEDONISTA: When the day inevitably arrives and I wave goodbye to the Middle East I’ll miss many aspects of life here.
Added on 06/02/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Abu Dhabi , Abu Dhabi's Executive Council , Berlin , Brookings Institution , deputy chairman , Dubai , Egypt , Europe , Guggenheim , Iran , Las Vegas , Louvre Abu Dhabi , Massachusetts , New York , Paris , Ramallah , Saadiyat Island , Saud , Saudi Arabia , Spain , Tehran , The Guardian , the Louvre , The New York Times , UAE , United Arab Emirates , Zayed National Museum
ROB L. WAGNER: The Abu Dhabi authorities surprisingly announced the resurrection of their three-museum project. Who’s it for, though?
Added on 29/11/2011
Abdulkhaleq Abdullah , Abu Dhabi , Ahmed Abdul Khaleq , Ahmed Mansour Ali Abdullah Al , Fahad Salim Mohammed Salim , Hassan Ali Al Khamis , internet calling , Nasser Ahmed Khalfan bin Gaith , Oil wealth , pilot , President , Salim Mohammed Salim Dalk , the Vice President and the Crown Prince , The Wall Street Journal , Twitter , UAE , UAE government , United Arab Emirates
NEWS ANALYSIS: “This has become a very dividing case in the U.A.E.,” said Abdulkhaleq Abdullah… He’s not wrong: On Twitter some Emiratis called for the death sentence to be applied to the five.
Added on 13/11/2011
Abu Dhabi , Bernie Ecclestone , Formula 1 , UAE , United Arab Emirates
JAMES MULLAN: It’s F1 week in Abu Dhabi and don’t we know it. Everywhere you look the hype is louder than the F1 engines for the 3-day bore-fest.
Added on 05/11/2011
Matt J. Duffy
Abu Dhabi , Associated Press , Bahrain , Dubai , Journalism , Middle East , Oil , Paris , self-censorship , United Arab Emirates
MATT J. DUFFY: The people of the UAE deserve to know the context surrounding this trial. The press does them a disservice by ignoring crucial elements of the story.
Added on 02/11/2011
Abu Dhabi , Dubai , Reading , The National
NEWS ANALYSIS: We can’t comment on the quality of the restructuring, but from our perspective, that they are restructuring suggests intelligence out there…
Added on 31/10/2011
Abu Dhabi , David Westley , Dubai , Egypt , Moody's , mp3
AUDIO ANALYSIS: The delayed opening of Abu Dhabi’s Louvre and Guggenheim Museum, Moody’s downgrading of Egypt, and Dubai’s transparency.
Added on 28/10/2011
Abu Dhabi , Arqaam Capital , Dubai , Employment , Guggenheim , investment bank , the Louvre , UAE , United Arab Emirates
NEWS ANALYSIS: It’s been a sobering week for anyone involved in the construction industry in Abu Dhabi. What’s happening and why now?
Added on 28/10/2011
Abu Dhabi , Al Hamra , Al-Hijrah , Amman , Beirut , Blue Mosque , Christmas , Cyprus , Damascus , Dubai , Dubai Mall , Easter , Eid , Eid Al- Fitr , Eid Al-Adha , Food and Drink , India , Islamic New Year , Istanbul , Kerala , Muscat , New Year's Day , Oman , Photos , Sofia , Sri Lanka , Tunis , UAE's National Day , Umbria , United Arab Emirates
THE HEDONISTA: Eid al Adha has been my favourite – the last few years it has fallen far enough out of summer it occurs with the change of season.
Added on 23/10/2011
Abu Dhabi , Employment , mp3 , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates
NEWS ANALYSIS: It is interesting to note the report comes after a meeting in Abu Dhabi, which has been one of the most aggressive government entities removing expatriates