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  • The Ivy comes to the Middle East. Except it doesn’t

    The Ivy comes to the Middle East. Except it doesn’t

    Jumeirah has acquired the rights to open outposts of some of London’s most famous eateries, apparently. But recreating food is one thing…

    September 23, 2010 8:27
  • We always knew it was rigged

    We always knew it was rigged

    An Emirates employee has been found guilty of manipulating the Skywards rewards program. He must have really wanted that lamp…

    September 22, 2010 12:56
  • Breast enlargement soap, anyone?

    Breast enlargement soap, anyone?

    There is some weird stuff on sale in Dubai, and apparently one particular area of products is growing at a rapid rate. Let’s call them… aphrodisiacs.

    September 21, 2010 2:30
 
  • Bahrain for hookers, booze and fat chicks

    Bahrain for hookers, booze and fat chicks

    Newspaper reports are painting an unflattering picture of the tiny Gulf state.

    September 20, 2010 2:07
  • Good for Abu Dhabi

    Good for Abu Dhabi

    Businesses may be wining, but tough luck. Abu Dhabi’s forceful stance on new accommodation for laborers deserves praise. Are you watching, Dubai?

    September 19, 2010 3:07
  • Fraudulent footballers, and darker deceptions

    Fraudulent footballers, and darker deceptions

    This week it has been revealed that Bahrain played a fake Togo team, and Egypt’s state newspaper ‘photoshopped’ an image of world leaders. Kipp loves a good fraud.

    September 16, 2010 1:52
 
 
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