Latest Culture & Society News

Last Updated: Sat, Apr 19 2014 | 2:55 PM |
Two killed, one wounded in Bahrain bomb blast
Culture & Society»

Two killed, one wounded in Bahrain bomb blast

Saturday, 19 April 2014 6:55 PM

Three civil defence officials injured in separate explosion outside capital city Manama

Bahraini man dies two months after being shot by police
Culture & Society»

Bahraini man dies two months after being shot by police

Saturday, 19 April 2014 11:00 AM

Rights activists say Abdul-Aziz al-Abbar was wounded by shotgun pellets fired by riot police in February

Mystery surrounds plans for major Burj Khalifa event
Culture & Society»

Mystery surrounds plans for major Burj Khalifa event

Thursday, 17 April 2014 4:58 PM

Cage-like platform or structure has been erected at top of world's tallest building

Woman sentenced to 6 yrs in Saudi for 'protest campaigns'
Culture & Society»

Woman sentenced to 6 yrs in Saudi for 'protest campaigns'

Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:07 PM

In a separate case, a man was jailed for three years for insulting the government on websites

UAE father who whipped son to death wins appeal
Culture & Society»

UAE father who whipped son to death wins appeal

Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:45 AM

Emirati admitted repeatedly hitting his son with electrical wire and cane over poor school grades

10
Saudi rights lawyer detained by authorities, says wife
Culture & Society»

Saudi rights lawyer detained by authorities, says wife

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 7:42 PM

Waleed Abu al-Khair said to have been detain after court appearance on sedition charges

Police investigate collapse of Abu Dhabi-owned London building
Culture & Society»

Police investigate collapse of Abu Dhabi-owned London building

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:19 AM

One worker was killed and a second was hospitalised after an accident in the Grosvenor Square area of Mayfair

UAE reports decline in human trafficking cases
Politics & Economics»

UAE reports decline in human trafficking cases

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:40 AM

The federal government authority is planning to increase its campaign to crackdown on the practice

Fire destroys popular Dubai restaurant
Culture & Society»

Fire destroys popular Dubai restaurant

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 5:44 PM

Flames were seen coming from the building housing Ravi Restaurant in Bur Dubai this afternoon

4
Private sector 'failing to understand young Qataris'
Politics & Economics»

Private sector 'failing to understand young Qataris'

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 1:32 PM

New report says private sector is using wrong messages to attract and recruit young Qataris from public sector

1
Family of expat left in Saudi dumpster to die demand justice
Culture & Society»

Family of expat left in Saudi dumpster to die demand justice

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 1:32 PM

Parents of a Filipino woman who was left for dead have rejected monetary compensation from her killers

Name and shame punishment for Saudi extortionists
Culture & Society»

Name and shame punishment for Saudi extortionists

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 1:32 PM

Three people found guilty in Saudi of extorting money from women are set to be named and shamed in media in the next few days

Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped after gunmen attack his car
Politics & Economics»

Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped after gunmen attack his car

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:28 PM

The driver survived the attack and has been hospitalised

Emirati boy with cancer gifted an Arabian horse
Culture & Society»

Emirati boy with cancer gifted an Arabian horse

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:08 PM

Pure-bred was presented by Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan and Make A Wish Foundation

Qatar scraps iconic shopping trolley landmark
Culture & Society»

Qatar scraps iconic shopping trolley landmark

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 9:58 AM

Massive cart at Hyatt Plaza was believed to be the largest in the world

1

5194 results found
Don't miss
Revealed: The world’s richest Arabs list 2013

Revealed: The world’s richest Arabs list 2013

Welcome to the tenth edition of the Arabian Business Rich List, our annual countdown of the...

The 9th annual Arabian Business Forum as it happened

The 9th annual Arabian Business Forum as it happened

Live updates from today's event, with speakers including former prime minister Tony Blair,...

Revealed: Best and worst cities to live 2013

Results from The Economist Intelligence Unit's global livability survey

Revealed: World's 20 Top Earning Celebrities 2013

Forbes' latest list shows the famous faces and the millions they banked in the last 12 months...

Revealed: The world's best airports

Arabian Business looks at the world's most impressive aviation hubs in no particular order

Revealed: $130bn Dubai mega project launched in last 12 months

Range from the world’s biggest mall to theme parks and movie-branded hotels

Revealed: Top 10 locations for Dubai's future mega projects

Plots currently on the market give an indication of where the next big launch could be

Revealed: Inside the $305m superyacht Nirvana

The 290 ft Nirvana is one of a handful of elite world cruising yachts, with its exceptional...

Revealed: World's 25 most popular tourist landmarks

Trip Advisor's global countdown includes Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Petra

Most Discussed
  • 54
    Three UAE women attacked with hammer at London hotel

    I really feel that Arabian Business.Com should now close this comments page. This should be all about sympathy for the families not what it is/has turned... more

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1:06 PM - Adrienne
  • 51
    Why Dubai isn't a plastic city

    What is definitely not a plastic city. The Arabs have a culture dating back to several centuries. 50 years back Dubai was just a fishing village. Today... more

    Tuesday, 8 April 2014 3:49 PM - P. MADHUSUDAN
  • 48
    DMCC boss Ahmed Bin Sulayem entertains Robert Mugabe in Dubai

    @fga ''However today, simply because he decided to dispossess a few white farmers of their land and redistribute to the poorer indigenous blacks'' more

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 3:02 PM - Matt Williams