Dubai News

British woman detained in Dubai for calling ex-husband's new wife a 'horse' on Facebook

55-year-old Laleh Shahravesh was arrested at Dubai Airport on March 10 as she arrived for her ex-husband's funeral, said a lawyers' group.

Dubai's long awaited stats showed weakest economy since 2010

A property glut and faltering demand have been a drag on the Middle East’s commercial hub since real estate prices peaked in 2014. Dubai’s benchmark stock index was the world’s worst equity performer last year.


Roger Federer beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to win 100th title and eight Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships crown

The consolation for his opponent, who sensationally defeated Federer last month at the Australian Open and was contesting his second final in two weeks, is that when the new rankings are released on Monday he will be in the top 10 for the first time.

Flights at Dubai airport temporarily grounded over 'suspected drone activity'

Flights were suspended for over half an hour, from local time 10:13 (06:13 GMT) to 10:45.

Pakistani man gets 7-year in jail for stabbing to death Indian roommate in Dubai

The convict, who was staying with the victim and others in a room at a workers' accommodation in Jebel Ali on the southern outskirts of Dubai, was intoxicated and unruly at the time of the incident on October 1, 2018, an Indian foreman told the prosecutor.

A princess vanishes. A video offers alarming clues.

Like the young women who have fled Saudi Arabia’s restrictive regime, Sheikha Latifa has made sure no one can forget how few freedoms are allotted to women in the Middle East’s most conservative societies — or how costly crossing Dubai’s ruler can be.


22-year-old Indian guitarist found dead in Dubai

Himanshu Sharma, popularly known as Shaggy, was found dead at his apartment in Garhoud, about 14 kilometres from Dubai on Wednesday.

A haven for money in the Middle East, Dubai is losing its shine

Dubai prospered as a kind of Switzerland in the Gulf, a place to do business walled off from the often violent rivalries of the Middle East, says Jim Krane, author of the 2009 book “City of Gold: Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism.’’

Here's why Emirates-Etihad tie-up may be the deal of the decade

According to people familiar with the discussions, executives at the two companies have been quietly laying plans to create what would be the world’s biggest airline by passenger traffic.

Indian man kills roommate for talking loudly on phone in Dubai

The 37-year-old construction worker, who was drunk, had allegedly stabbed his roommate for talking loudly on phone. The cause of death, as shown in the forensic report, was severe bleeding because of a deep stab wound

Dubai Photos

Manish Malhotra's night out with Kapoor sisters Karisma, Kareena in Dubai

Bollywood beauties Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor and Alia Bhatt kept their fans updated with the latest events in their lives.

Dubai Creek, heart of a changed city

Dubai was transformed in little more than a generation from a tiny pearling and fishing port to a global trading hub.