Dubai


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.

Naspers to launch Netflix ‘competitor’

2015-08-12 11:31

Multinational media and technology company Naspers is gearing up to unveil an internet streaming service that will take on Netflix in developing markets.

New Jaguar F-Pace: Tested to extremes

2015-07-29 09:47

Jaguar Land Rover has put its new F-Pace under extensive testing in the most extreme conditions. See where they went...

Philippines confirms second MERS case

2015-07-06 10:25

The Philippines have confirmed a second case of the deadly MERS corona virus in a 36-year-old foreigner who showed symptoms of the disease after arriving in Manila from Dubai.

Desperate for closure

2015-06-13 09:05

KERRY Winter’s family lit a candle and said a prayer to mark her birthday yesterday. She would have turned 42.

 

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.

To Biznews Community: Is high pressure seller Holborn AM legit or a scam?

2015-10-16 07:17

Holborn Asset Management seems to be fishing quite aggressively for business in SA but is it above board? Alec Hogg invites comment.

Woman drowns in Dubai after father blocks rescue to save 'honour'

2015-08-10 22:02

A young Asian woman has drowned after her father allegedly prevented Dubai lifeguards from coming to the rescue because that would "dishonour" her, Emirati news media have reported.

Jet Airways plane diverts to Muscat

2015-07-09 18:07

A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Dubai has made an emergency landing in Muscat after a bomb threat.

Mideast stocks sink on fear attacks may spread in Gulf nations

2015-06-28 15:25

Stocks in Dubai led regional declines on concern militants could target other Arab Gulf nations after Kuwait’s deadliest attack in decades killed 27 people.

Africa aviation in spotlight at new summit

2015-05-04 05:00

The great potential of Africa's aviation market will be in the spotlight during an inaugural summit set to take place in Dubai.

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