Middle East

Clouds of smoke as latest fire hits central Dubai

No injuries reported in fire that broke out near Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.

Fire breaks out at under-construction Dubai skyscraper

UAE

Dubai to boost cultural life with opera house

Upcoming venue for performing arts to fulfil business-oriented emirate's "vision to be one of the world's top cities".

Opera house set to boost Dubai's cultural profile

UAE

Emirates Airline flight crash-lands at Dubai airport

One firefighter dies tackling blaze after Emirates aircraft crash-landed at Dubai International Airport.

Reporter's Notebook

From Pakistan to Dubai: Behind a migrant worker's dream

Filmmaker Syed Owais Ali provides an insight into the lives of migrant workers, behind the numbers and figures.

Witness

Pakistan: No Place Like Home

A Pakistani cotton farmer travels to Dubai to make his fortune but soon discovers he wants more from life than money.

Russia

FlyDubai plane crashes in Russia, killing all on board

Russian officials say plane carrying 62 passengers and crew crashed on landing in city of Rostov-on-Don.

Aviation

Somalia investigates possible bomb blast on airliner

Explosion blew a hole in commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu's airport.

Somalia investigates possible bomb blast on airliner

Middle East

Dubai says electric fault caused hotel New Year's fire

No flammables found on samples at the scene of blaze on New Year's Eve, the emirate's chief of police says.

Dubai says electric fault caused hotel New Year's fire

Media

UAE releases two men who took hotel-fire selfie

"No evidence of criminal intent" found after pair took photo in front of burning Dubai building on New Year's Eve.

UAE releases two men who took hotel-fire selfie

Middle East

Dubai firm pledges to restore gutted luxury hotel

Property developer Emaar says the Address Downtown will be restored "to all its glory" after New Years Eve fire.

Middle East

Dubai investigates cause of luxury-hotel fire

Embers smoulder from blaze which engulfed the Address Downtown before New Year's Eve fireworks and injured at least 16.

Middle East

Dubai probes New Year's Eve hotel blaze

Incident raises new questions on safety for those living in the Gulf state after fire hurts at least 16 people.

Sport

McIlroy tops money charts after Dubai win

Former world number one hits a final-round 66 to edge out overnight leader Sullivan.

McIlroy tops money charts after Dubai win

Counting the Cost

Dubai Airshow and the battle for the skies

In this special Counting the Cost episode from Dubai, we look at the future of the aviation industry.

Middle East

Dubai ruler's son Sheikh Rashid dies at 33

Emirate announces three-day mourning period after Sheikh Rashid dies of heart attack.

Dubai ruler's son Sheikh Rashid dies at 33