Added on 01/10/2012
James M. Dorsey 2022 World Cup , Bahrain , Brunei , East Africa , Emir , Fifa World Cup , Hamad Bin Khalifa al Thani , Human Rights Watch , International Trade Union Confederation , Labour , Labour Rights , Middle East , Mohammed Abdul Wahhab , North Africa , Qatar , Qatar Airways , Qatar University , Qatari Government , Reuters , Saudi Arabia , Sharan Burrow , United Arab Emirates
JAMES M. DORSEY: Qatar has repeatedly denied it exploits foreign labour. “The Ministry has received no complaint of forced labour and it is inconceivable that such a thing exists in Qatar…”
Added on 19/09/2012
Alexander McNabb Egypt , Google+ , India , Indonesia , Innocence of Muslims , Islam , Libya , Malaysia , Telecommunications , Telecommunications Regulatory Authority , UAE , United Arab Emirates , YouTube
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Internet users in the UAE will not be able to see ‘The Innocence of Muslims’ and see for themselves what a foul work it is.
Added on 10/09/2012
Alexander McNabb Etisalat , UAE , United Arab Emirates
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’.
Added on 03/09/2012
Crossroads Arabia Alternative Energy , Booz & Company , Economy , Electricity , Energy , Energy consumption , Oil , Oil production , Oman , Qatar , Red Sea , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Advances in solar power and nuclear plants will help Saudis address their energy issues but water consumption is a major issue.
Added on 30/08/2012
Susan Al Shahri Eid , Middle East , Mirbat , Oman , Qatar , Ramadan , Tourism , United Arab Emirates
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: We’re all suffering from post-invasion stress in Dhofar following the unprecedented influx of tourists during Eid.
Added on 27/08/2012
Eman-Al-Nafjan Mohammad Al Qahtani , Norway , Novelist , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association , Twitter , United Arab Emirates
EMAN AL NAFJAN: They’re individuals who have inspired others with their courage, their humanity and their personal example.
Added on 23/08/2012
Susie of Arabia Arabian Gulf , Barcelona , Dubai , Islam , Photography , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates , Women , Women's issues
SUSIE OF ARABIA: It’s an extraordinary image which made a huge impact when I first saw it. But what’s the photographer trying to say?
Added on 22/08/2012
Francis Matthew Anwar Gargash , Federal National Council , Freedom , Kuwait , London School of Economics , Rights , Twitter , UAE , UAE government , United Arab Emirates
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.
Added on 17/08/2012
Tabsir Abdullah bin Zayed , Actor , Dubai , guard , Islam , Mali , Media , Middle East , Qatar , Ramadan , Reuters , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates
DANIEL M. VARISCO: In its depiction of the life of the second caliph a television epic has touched a nerve while attracting huge viewing numbers
Added on 15/08/2012
Editor, MEP Boris Johnson , Emirates Airline , London , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , Videos
VIDEO: Boris Johnson and Arnold Schwarzenegger on London’s new cable car, sponsored by Emirates Airline, and called the “Emirates Air Line”.
Added on 31/07/2012
David Roberts Algeria , Bahrain , Beijing , Djibouti , Egypt , Elizabeth II , Iraq , Jordan , Middle East , Morocco , North Africa , Olympics , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Somalia , Sport , United Arab Emirates , Women , Women's issues
DAVID ROBERTS: The Olympics Opening Ceremony was striking for many reasons not the least of which was the presence of so many women leading Arab teams.
Added on 25/07/2012
Common Ground News Service Amman , Beirut , Cairo , Economy , Employment , Entrepreneur , Europe , Google+ , Ihsan Jawad , Iraq , Lebanon , Libya , Middle East , Nada Akl , oil reserves , Qatar Foundation , Social Media , Tahrir Square , United Arab Emirates , United States , Yahoo!
NADA AKL, CGNEWS: Positive role models and an increasingly connected world are having a positive effect in encouraging young entrepreneurs
Added on 24/07/2012
James M. Dorsey 2022 World Cup , Al Ain , Asian Football Confederation , Australia , CEO , Confederation of African Football , Emir , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Finance , Football , Hamad Bin Khalifa al Thani , independent auditor , Japan , Jordan , Kuala Lumpur , Kuwait , Mohammed bin Hammam , Mr. Bin , President , Qatar , Qatar 2022 , Singapore , South Korea , Sydney , Television network , United Arab Emirates , United States , World Sport Group
JAMES M. DORSEY: The appointment by Qatari and UAE soccer bodies of individuals who worked with Mohammed bin Hamman raises more questions
Added on 21/07/2012
Alexander McNabb Abu Dhabi , Dubai , Emirates Palace Hotel , Facebook , insurance , UAE , United Arab Emirates
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
Added on 18/07/2012
Editor, MEP India , New Delhi , U.S. Navy , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United States , United States Navy , Videos
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.
Added on 16/07/2012
Alexander McNabb Bangladesh , Crime , Gulf News , Life , Ramadan , Swat Valley , UAE , United Arab Emirates , Workers
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?
Added on 14/07/2012
David Roberts Abdullah , Abu Dhabi , America , Arab Spring , Bahrain , Doha , Egypt , Faisal , Gulf Cooperation Council , Gulf Union , Iran , Iranian parliament , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Jordan , Kuwait , Manama , Morocco , oil facilities , Oman , Qatar , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , Spy , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United States
DAVID ROBERTS: The Saudi authorities have been actively promoting a union of Gulf states but with little success. There’s a clear reason why.
Added on 14/07/2012
Francis Matthew Abu Dhabi , AED , Afghanistan , Africa , Alternative Energy , Asia , Beijing , China , Department of State , financier , G20 , India , Iran , Iraq , Kabul , Kuwait , Middle East , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Oil , oil fields , Pacific Ocean , Pakistan , Palestinian Territories , President , Saudi Arabia , South China , South China Sea , Sri Lanka , Taliban , Tibet , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United States
FRANCIS MATTHEW: Arab concerns are largely irrelevant to the Chinese as Beijing looks to reinforce its self-perception as the premier Asian power.
Added on 28/06/2012
Alexander McNabb CEO , Dubai , Emirates ID Authority , Gulf News , Ramadan , Telecommunications , Telecommunications Regulatory Authority , UAE , United Arab Emirates
ALEXANDER MC NABB: Time to ready yourself for another pointless exercise in waste-of-time bureaucracy – SIM card re-registering. Great.
Added on 27/06/2012
Mich Cafe Dubai , Dubai Crime , Dubai Laws , Dubai police , Mobile Phones , Online media , UAE , United Arab Emirates
MICH CAFE: While reading a recent article on traffic offences a brainwave hit me – the offenders could play a key role in wiping out Dubai debt