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The state of play

The state of play

Heavy Rain, the latest PS3 game, has been banned in the UAE due to its ‘adult’ content.

February 24, 2010 3:37
 

UAE: The Times back on stands

The Times of London was available throughout the UAE on Monday after...

November 30, 2009 11:33
 
No Arab maids

No Arab maids

According to authorities, Arab nationals are not allowed to take up domestic jobs in the UAE.

October 28, 2009 9:38
 
Video games in the UAE

Video games in the UAE

It’s one of the fastest growing industries in the country, and Abu Dhabi has just announced a partnership to build a huge studio for multi-player online games.

August 5, 2009 6:42
 
Clamping down on dancing and drinking

Clamping down on dancing and drinking

Umm Al Quwain has just ordered all bars and nightclubs in the emirate to shut down by month-end. And all parties have to stop by midnight.

April 22, 2009 10:49
 
Flickr is banned!

Flickr is banned!

Du has banned Flickr. This is serious.

March 16, 2009 3:04
 
Where should Dubai draw the line?

Where should Dubai draw the line?

The censorship of a book from the literary festival in Dubai has let to anger and indignation among the participating authors. But is Dubai justified in its step?

February 21, 2009 9:29
 
PlayStation rules

PlayStation rules

Be it be for the Olympics or the recent IPL cricket series, people in the UAE seem to be glued to their video game screens

August 17, 2008 2:08