FACETIME: Samer Khoury, President, Engineering & Construction, CCC
A British citizen has died while in police custody in the United Arab Emirates, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said Thursday.
Dubai police have intercepted an illegal shipment of 16,000 pistols from Turkey to Yemen, Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, the Dubai Police commander-in-chief, said Thursday.
Away from the skyscrapers and the constant hum of city workers jostling in the streets is a part of Dubai the world rarely gets to see. Photographer Ali Alsumayin went in search for the real Dubai and found what he says is its true identity.
In Focus: Dubai debt one year on
No evidence has surfaced of an explosion aboard a UPS cargo plane that crashed in Dubai last September, officials in the United Arab Emirates said Saturday.
Investigators so far have failed to turn up any evidence that terrorism was involved in the September 3 crash of a UPS cargo plane in Dubai, a U.S. government official told CNN Tuesday.
CNN's Rick Sanchez looks at the first images from the crashed UPS cargo plane in the United Arab Emirates.
A German court released Friday an alleged Israeli agent extradited from Poland in connection with a Hamas leader's murder in Dubai.
The worst is over and Dubai is looking for new opportunities for growth, according to Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed.
MME sat down with the Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the UAE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
MME special edition: Delving into the Emirate of Dubai
He is the self-styled "Merchant of Marriage" -- a Dubai matchmaker who says he has helped set up 3,000 weddings for the Emirate's Indian and Pakistani community.
In Focus -- Dubai's investor woes
A Dubai appeals court judge has upheld the verdict against a British couple caught kissing in public.
Stocks gave up gains Thursday, ending little changed, as a late-session bounce in the dollar sapped the strength out of a rally that had pushed the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq near new 18-month highs.
The Dubai government announced plans Thursday to inject $9.5 billion in funding to help out its state-owned holding company, Dubai World.
Can you serve coq au vin made with red wine in Dubai anymore? Nobody's completely sure.
Dubai is known for its skyscrapers, tax-free policies and extravagant shopping malls that attract tourists and expats from all over the world. Recently, however, the sunny sheikhdom has become a magnet for another kind of visitor: artists.
An Israeli supermarket has an odd take on the assassination of a Hamas leader in Dubai. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
Grainy surveillance footage picks up a woman wearing a large hat approaching the freezer section in a supermarket.
Interpol announced Monday it is issuing notices to help search for another 16 suspects believed linked to the January killing of a Hamas leader in Dubai.
Dubai's police chief said Sunday the secretive Israeli foreign intelligence unit Mossad "needs to be ashamed" after the January killing of a Hamas leader in a Dubai hotel.
Two more suspects in the killing of a Hamas leader in Dubai, both carrying British passports, have been identified, police said Tuesday.
Dubai police Monday identified 11 people suspected in the killing of a top Hamas official last month and vowed "to hunt them down."
Defending champion Venus Williams cruised into the last 16 of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday, but 2008 winner Elena Dementieva was forced to retire in her second-round tie.
Dubai is reportedly preparing to sell a host of assets, including one of the world's best known cruise ships, as the emirate's investment arm looks to restructure a mountain of debt.
A new fast food sensation has hit the Emirates' culinary scene.
Things are looking up in Dubai. Way, way up.
Dubai will on Monday open the world's largest tower as the city seeks to revitalise its economy after 2009's annus horribilis was capped by a debt crisis and a second $10bn bail-out loan from neighbouring Abu Dhabi.
CNN's Liz Neisloss investigates the effect Dubai's financial crisis is having on Indian migrant workers.
In focus -- A regional contagion?
The credit downgrades of Dubai's government-owned companies have triggered an accelerated payment clause on a $2bn debt issued by the emirate's utilities provider.
The relatives of five British sailors whose boat apparently drifted into Iranian territorial waters last week voiced relief Wednesday as their sons arrived at a yacht club in Dubai.
Bondholders and creditors have begun mobilising in response to Dubai World's $26bn restructuring plans, as Dubai's ruler on Tuesday sought to reassure investors that his debt-laden emirate's economy remained sound.
Stocks rallied Tuesday as worries about Dubai's debt problems eased, gold hit a record above $1,200 and GE and Comcast moved closer to a deal on NBC Universal.
Dubai's not the only onetime highflier that risks drowning in debt.
Whether knowingly or not, Dubai, a city state built with grandiose long-term plans financed by piles of short-term debt, has cut off a crucial lifeline that may have helped it navigate the storm that threatens to engulf it.
A rally in bank shares helped take Wall Street higher Monday, at the end of a choppy session, as investors bet that the fallout from Dubai's debt problems won't have a major impact on U.S. institutions.
Stocks in Dubai plunged more than 7% Monday, the first day of trading after the Persian Gulf state's debt problems roiled financial markets around the world.
The news that the state-run investment company of Dubai requested a postponement of billions of dollars of debt this week could pose a big problem for U.S. banks.
U.S. stocks were set to open modestly higher Monday as fears eased over the Dubai debt shakeup and despite early reports of tepid holiday sales figures for the Thanksgiving weekend.
For the past decade, Dubai has been home to the greatest concentration of cranes anywhere in the world as billions of tonnes of concrete, steel and glass have refashioned the city skyline.
CNN's Richard Quest and Ali Velshi discuss what the Dubai debt crisis could mean for investors around the world.
Market experts say the debt revelations from Dubai this week will not lead the global economy back into recession, but have seriously damaged the Emirate's standing as a leading financial hub.
Stocks tumbled Friday afternoon as fears about the fallout from Dubai's debt problems rattled Wall Street in a thinly-traded half-day session following Thanksgiving.
The U.S. stock market opened lower on Friday as traders seized their first chance to respond to Dubai's debt problems.
CNN's Charles Hodson and John Defterios discuss the implications of Dubai World's debt dilemma.
Global stock markets endured heavy selling on Thursday as investors were spooked by the spectre of a default by Dubai and after a febrile foreign exchange market saw the yen surge to a 14-year high against the dollar.
Banks led the London market lower on Thursday as Dubai's attempt to reschedule debt led investors to dump riskier investments, sending the FTSE 100 to its biggest daily fall since March.
Dubai has shocked investors by asking for a debt standstill at Dubai World, the government's flagship holding company that has developed some of the world's most extravagant real estate projects.
French photographer Martin Becka has come up with a novel way to capture one of the world's most modern cities, Dubai. A 150-year-old camera.
Standing in the shadow of the Burj Dubai Kye Ho Kim of Samsung Construction rattles off the list of records the building will break.
South Korea's Samsung Construction is planning to build the tallest building in the world. CNN's Stan Grant reports.
CNN's World Sport reports the European Tour will cut its prize money because of financial problems with the tournament.
Prize money for golf's richest tournament in Dubai has been cut by 25 percent because of the global economic downturn.
The European Tour looks set to suffer a major body blow this week when it announces a reduction in prize money for this year's flagship $20 million Race to Dubai and Dubai World Championships.
Just stepping into the stadium you can feel the electric atmosphere. Die-hard rugby fan or not, it is thrilling. Tens of thousands of people who have journeyed into the desert to see history being made are in full voice.
The United Arab Emirates pledged $10 billion to prop up Dubai, one of its most ambitious members, Dubai's government said.
Precocious teenager Rory McIlroy takes a two-shot lead into the final day of the fog-hit Dubai Desert Classic as he chases his first European Tour win.
A British mother-of-two looks set to serve a three-month jail sentence for adultery after losing her appeal against the conviction in Dubai.
As the economic crisis worsens, we look at the long-term validity of professional golf in the Middle East and Dubai in particular. We also get unprecedented access to some of the world's leading golfers and Adam Scott teams up with world famous coach Butch Harmon for his 'Hot Shots.'
The man convicted of having sex on a Dubai beach faces the press. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
A British businessman jailed in Dubai after being convicted with a female companion for having sex on a beach said he had acted naively as he spoke publicly Monday for the first time since returning to the UK.
A British man convicted of having sex on a Dubai beach was re-arrested as he prepared to board a flight back to the UK, according to media reports.
A British couple convicted for having sex on a public beach in Dubai will not face jail after a judge suspended their prison sentences, their lawyer said Tuesday.
As soaring oil prices enriched the Persian Gulf region in recent years, the United Arab Emirate of Dubai became the embodiment of global exuberance. Now even this boomtown has fallen prey to the credit crisis.
Two Britons serving three-month prison terms for having sex on a public beach in Dubai have been released on bail pending their appeal, their lawyer said Tuesday.
No one's calling it a bust, but the glittering city-state's heavy debt load poses a challenge for its future growth
A court in Dubai has sentenced two Britons to three months in prison for having sex on a public beach in the Muslim country.
Though still buoyed by relatively high oil prices, development is slowing in Dubai and other Gulf states as finance dries up
A helicopter crashed into an oil drilling platform off the coast of Dubai, killing all seven people on board, officials said Thursday.
The government-controlled developer of palm-shaped islands off Dubai's coast and a related investment arm said Wednesday they have bought a 20 percent stake in international circus touring company Cirque du Soleil
Dubai police crack down on immoral behavior of Westerners in the conservative Muslim state. CNN's Wilf Dinnick reports.
Ambitious plans to build a revolutionary 420-meter shape-shifting skyscraper in Dubai have been unveiled by architects.
Yvan Bourgnon's $3 million trimaran Team Ocean broke up off the coast of Dubai while attempting a local record.
Hollywood studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. reached an agreement with one of Abu Dhabi's largest real estate developers for an entertainment destination likely to cost billions of dollars, MGM said Wednesday
Two people were killed Wednesday after an explosion and massive fire at a fireworks warehouse in Dubai, authorities said.
Firefighters battle a blaze sparked by a massive explosion at a fireworks factory in Dubai.
A huge explosion occurs in a fireworks warehouse in an industrial area in Dubai.
An explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Dubai sparked a massive fire Wednesday that may burn for more than 24 hours, authorities said.
Business leaders who cut red tape, improved efficiency and kept ahead of multiple demands on their organisations were recognised at the Middle East CEO of the year Awards in Dubai this week.
Six people were killed, at least 40 were injured and dozens of vehicles burned Tuesday when hundreds of cars collided on a fog-shrouded Persian Gulf highway.
Unseeded Elena Dementieva came through a star-studded field to lift the Dubai Open title with a 4-6 6-3 6-2 defeat of Russian compatriot Svetlana Kuznetsova, the second seed and former US Open champion.
Anna Chakvetadze defeated Pole Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2 2-6 6-4 in the first round of the Dubai Open, then spoke about the anguish caused by being assaulted and burgled in her Moscow home in December.
Maria Sharapova has dropped out of this week's Dubai Championships because of a viral illness.
The Gulf may still be booming but inflation - and skyrocketing prices - is making life tough for the workforce.
It's always tough driving in the wilds of East Africa. But in the tiny country of Djibouti, our driver explains, it's tougher than usual. "Djiboutian goats don't scare," he says, holding down the horn and swerving. We're driving 100 mph the wrong way down a winding road through terrain so apocalyptic that British soldiers, back when they ruled the world, nicknamed this parched earth the Furthest Shag of the Never-Never Land.
The recent arrest and sentencing of a British disc jockey in Dubai highlights the need for foreign travelers to pay close attention to the United Arab Emirates' strict rules on prohibited substances, a legal charity said Wednesday.
Nestled in a corridor of Emirates Mall in Dubai sits Hassam Goldooz's boutique. The retailer sells Italian ladies fashion to women of the Gulf, and those in for a visit.
Ernie Els will put the memory of his disastrous finish in Dubai last Sunday behind him as he prepares to tackle the inaugural Indian Masters at the Delhi Golf Club this week.
Tiger Woods made a flawless start to his bid for a second Dubai Desert Classic title on Thursday, carding a bogey-free seven-under-par 65 to open up a two-stroke lead over a group of 11 players.
Tiger Woods sits down to talk to CNN's Don Riddell about his expectations for this season and fatherhood.
Mother of a 15-year-old rape victim seeks justice after guilty verdicts for the assailants. CNN's Wilf Dinnick reports.
A French teenage boy who was kidnapped and raped in Dubai by two men, one of whom was HIV-positive, has tested negative for HIV and hepatitis, the teenager's mother said Friday.
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Marketplace Middle East takes a look into Dubai's ambition to become the world's next aviation hub.
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