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  • Films that were – and weren’t – made in the UAE

    Films that were – and weren’t – made in the UAE

    City of Life, the UAE’s first homegrown feature, premieres this month. We take a look at other UAE-shot movies – and those that were banned from filming here by the authorities.

    April 9, 2010 5:27
  • Ten old-school Middle East websites

    Ten old-school Middle East websites

    Before we went all Web 2.0, the internet was an altogether less colorful place. Kipp checks out how things looked back in the ancient days of online (that is, circa 1996).

    April 8, 2010 4:36
  • Ten ridiculously expensive hotels

    Ten ridiculously expensive hotels

    SLIDESHOW: Got $28,000 burning a hole in your pocket? This is where you should go and stay.

    April 1, 2010 7:09
 
  • Top 10 arms buyers in the world

    Top 10 arms buyers in the world

    The UAE features fourth on the list compiled by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, which records the world’s biggest arms importers between 2005 and 2009.

    March 22, 2010 6:46
  • We want ‘democracy’

    We want ‘democracy’

    Democracy is the “most important priority” for the Arab youth, according to a recent survey. But some say this marks an urge for greater self-determination, rather than a change in the political regime.

    March 8, 2010 2:47
  • The best Arab cities 2010

    The best Arab cities 2010

    Saneou al Hadath magazine has compiled its annual list of the best cities in the Arab world. So which of these made number one?

    March 5, 2010 5:18
 
  • Dubai Classic Car Show

    Dubai Classic Car Show

    Petrol-heads flocked to the recent exhibition of antique motors at Downtown Burj. How many of these classic cars do you recognize?

    February 22, 2010 3:20
  • The ups and downs of Sulaiman al-Fahim

    The ups and downs of Sulaiman al-Fahim

    The Abu Dhabi-based businessman has reportedly been issued an arrest warrant by a UAE court for not paying an AED8 million debt.

    February 17, 2010 3:58
  • 8 unconventional Valentine’s Day gifts

    8 unconventional Valentine’s Day gifts

    Flowers, chocolates and teddy bears are cheesy and boring. Here are some fresh and unusual ideas that may work for you.

    February 10, 2010 4:40
 
  • Got that sinking feeling…?

    Got that sinking feeling…?

    Dubai developer Nakheel says that its man-made archipelago The World is definitely not sinking. So on which of these images did a UK newspaper base its “wholly inaccurate” claim to the contrary?

    February 3, 2010 12:14
 
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