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Dubai ‘kissing couple’ lose appeal

Ayman Najafi, 24, and Charlotte Adams, 25, sentenced to a month in prison with subsequent deportation and fined for drinking alcohol.

April 4, 2010 9:45

Another Brit faces jail in Dubai

Simon Andrews, 56, could be sent down for six months for ‘flicking the finger’ at an Iraqi student.

March 30, 2010 1:03
Sex and the emirate

Sex and the emirate

The slew of ‘sexpat’ scandals has seen Dubai get a lot of press attention, and not in a good way. From ‘sex on the beach’ to the ‘lewd texts’ case, we take a look at how expat life can go horribly wrong.

March 22, 2010 1:36
Not so corrupt

Not so corrupt

The UAE has been seeing many high-profile cases of fraud in the last year, thanks to which the perception of corruption in the country is declining.

November 18, 2009 1:55