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Grief on King Abdullah’s death pours through social media

Death of Saudi king becomes a trending topic on Twitter

January 25, 2015 12:29
Robin Williams

Kipp remembers Robin Williams

Acclaimed actor Robin Williams dies, aged 63

August 12, 2014 2:52
Anthony Shadid: the legacy that’ll be hard to follow

Anthony Shadid: the legacy that’ll be hard to follow

The passing of Anthony Shadid has left a large void within the Western media coverage of Middle Eastern Affairs. Remembering the man and the legacy.

February 19, 2012 5:03
See Whitney Houston in cinemas this August

See Whitney Houston in cinemas this August

Promoters of the movie remake starring the late great Whitney Houston will be treading a precarious path between jumping on the star’s posthumous fame and genuinely marketing the movie’s credentials

February 13, 2012 4:46

UAE ministry mourns death of Sheikh Mubarak

Sheikh Mubarak bin Mohammed al-Nahyan, a member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling family, passed away on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi.

February 24, 2010 5:32
Saudi in an uproar

Saudi in an uproar

Jeddah is in ruins after only four hours of rain, and Saudis face further strife if the city’s sewage lake breaks the dam. A sewage lake?

December 1, 2009 3:02
Flu fears deterring Haj pilgrims

Flu fears deterring Haj pilgrims

Four pilgrims have died of the H1N1 virus during the Haj this year, but officials say they have taken adequate precautionary measures to prevent an outbreak.

November 25, 2009 10:19

Diabetes accounts for 31.6pc of UAE deaths

Diabetes-related heart problems accounted for 31.6 percent of deaths in the UAE, making diabetes the nation’s biggest killer…

September 14, 2009 12:01
We want to go home

We want to go home

Thousands of illegal expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia are desperate to get deported to their home countries.

September 3, 2009 12:32

Bahrain sees first swine flu death

A 30-year-old Filipina housemaid…

August 31, 2009 12:25