Riding on the Dubai property roller coaster

2016-05-04 18:51

For more than 10 years Dubai property prices have been on a roller coaster, creating and wiping out fortunes, but recently they appear to have run out of steam.

Guptas conceded - EFF

2016-04-10 09:29

The Gupta family leaving the country is a clear sign that the controversial businessmen have conceded, the Economic Freedom Fighters say.

PICS: Janet Jackson returns to the stage in Dubai and slays it!

2016-03-29 11:37

Janet Jackson has returned to the stage after a four-month hiatus for mysterious health reasons, bringing her energetic dance show to Dubai.

Downpour shuts UAE schools, disrupts flights

2016-03-09 20:35

Schools in the United Arab Emirates have been closed after a rare heavy rain hit the desert Gulf state, causing flights to be suspended and flooding roads.

Dubai airport raises capacity with new extension

2016-02-24 18:00

Dubai International has opened a new extension, which cost $1.2bn, that will raise its annual capacity to 90 million passengers.

Dubai probes cause of massive hotel fire

2016-01-01 14:16

Smoke is still rising from a 63-storey luxury hotel in Dubai as authorities worked to determine the cause of the spectacular fire.

16 hurt as fire erupts at Dubai hotel

2015-12-31 22:09

A huge fire has ripped through a luxury Dubai hotel as people gathered to watch New Year's Eve celebrations, injuring at least 16 people, authorities say.

New supercar club launched

2015-12-24 16:19

After years of operational success in South Africa, IBV Supercar Club, one of the world’s largest international supercar clubs, has launched in Dubai.

Are Dubai's cops secretly race car drivers?

2015-11-27 08:39

Renowned for its collection of high-speed pursuit cars, Dubai's police force has a new addition to its fleet - a Porsche 918 Spyder hypercar.

Dubai positioned as gateway for Africa trade

2015-11-11 18:54

The Dubai International Financial Centre has pledged to support Africa’s growing financial community by providing increased access to international trade and investment.


Dubai to build tallest tower, beating its own record

2016-04-10 16:02

The new tower will be "a notch" taller than the world's tallest skyscraper, Burj Khalifa, developer says.

Gupta brothers leave South Africa

2016-04-10 08:01

Ajay and Atul Gupta have left South Africa for Dubai after announcing their resignation from Oakbay Investments and Oakbay Resources and Energy.

Yves Rossi, aka Jetman, comes to South Africa

2016-03-22 10:32

Yves Rossi – Jetman – invented a series of jetpacks and even flew along with an Airbus. He was at the Cape Argus SportShow that was held at Sandringham near Stellenbosch over the weekend.

Ken Block's Gymkhana eight will blow your mind!

Ford unleashed stunt driver Ken Block in Dubai. Watch the gymkhana king take on supercars in his modified Fiesta WRC car. Did we mention he takes on a Bugatti Veyron?

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Dubai skryscraper fire raises questions

2016-01-01 20:52

The New Year's Eve skyscraper fire in Dubai is still smoldering and has renewed questions about building safety in the UAE.

'One hour, then I'm dead' - Dubai fire survivor hangs from balcony

2016-01-01 10:46

Grasping the edge of a balcony 48 stories from the ground, just metres away from a raging fire, a photographer thought he may not live to see 2016.

Fire breaks out near Dubai's New Year's fireworks display

2015-12-31 19:53

Fire has broken out in a residential building near Dubai's massive New Year's Eve fireworks display.

Trump's name, image removed at Dubai development amid uproar

2015-12-11 12:50

The image and name of American presidential hopeful Donald Trump has been removed from parts of a Dubai golf course and housing development amid the uproar over his comments about banning Muslims from the United States.

Dubai police deny links to UAE national held in Libya

2015-11-12 14:45

An Emirati arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of spying on Libyan authorities in charge of the capital was an ex-sergeant dismissed by Dubai police five years ago, the force says on Twitter.

Iranian-American arrested in Iran – reports

2015-10-30 12:55

A Dubai-based businessman has become the fourth Iranian-American to be arrested by Iran’s security forces and imprisoned in Tehran, reports say.

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