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UAE activists sentenced to jail

Five political activists convicted on Sunday of insulting the leaders of the United Arab Emirates were sentenced to between two and three years in jail.

November 27, 2011 1:38
 
The expat dilemma: ‘Should I stay or should I go?’

The expat dilemma: ‘Should I stay or should I go?’

Analysts are bullish on the UAE economy. But for many expatriates, the decision to stay or head home depends on complex cultural and personal issues, and not just financial concerns.

April 27, 2010 3:44
 
Dubai’s PR machine has more work to do

Dubai’s PR machine has more work to do

An article published in the UK claims Dubai has double standards

January 17, 2010 1:14
 
Tower of love?

Tower of love?

You can’t get any cornier than this.

January 11, 2010 2:06
 

Saudi ‘sex-braggart’ gets 5 year jail term

A Saudi court has sentenced Mazen Abdul-Jawad…

October 7, 2009 5:05
 

Lawyers for jailed ex-Nakheel employees claim lack of detail in fraud charge

Lawyers representing two Dubai-based Australian men accused of fraud have asked for more information regarding the charges...

July 20, 2009 9:45
 
Stripping down the laws

Stripping down the laws

A man in Dubai has been sentenced to a month in jail for wearing a cancer awareness t-shirt that featured an almost nude Victoria Beckham.

June 21, 2009 9:59
 
Sex scandals and Dubai

Sex scandals and Dubai

The recent arrest of Sally Antia, a British expatriate in Dubai, for having an extra marital affair, is just one of the numerous sex-related cases in the emirate in the last year.

June 5, 2009 9:08