Latest Culture & Society Stories

Last Updated: Sat, Aug 2 2014 | 6:22 AM |
Jumeirah may take legal action over mini Burj al Arab in India
Travel & Hospitality»

Jumeirah may take legal action over mini Burj al Arab in India

Saturday, 2 August 2014 10:22 AM

Exclusive: Replica of iconic Dubai landmark was built without Dubai hotelier’s authorisation

White House says shelling of UN facility 'totally unacceptable'
Politics & Economics»

White House says shelling of UN facility 'totally unacceptable'

Friday, 1 August 2014 1:28 AM

Israel needs to do more to protect innocent civilians in Gaza; White House calls for immediate ceasefire

1
Four men convicted over death at Dubai's Global Village
Culture & Society»

Four men convicted over death at Dubai's Global Village

Thursday, 31 July 2014 4:18 PM

Court sentences defendants after Emirati man was killed by flying debris from ferris wheel in 2013 incident

Culture & Society»

Japan installs selfie stands

Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:24 PM

A newly installed camera platform designed especially for smartphones to help tourists take better selfies and group photos is seen on July 30, 2014, on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan.

Culture & Society»

The White House: Candlelight Vigil for Palestinians killed in Gaza

Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:24 PM

The candlelight vigil was held in front of the White House on July 30, 2014, in Washington, DC, to honor Palestinians who have lost their lives in Israel's current attack on Gaza.

Culture & Society»

Floods hit Europe

Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:24 PM

Hundreds evacuated after floods hit Romania, Croatia, Belgium and many other European countries.

Culture & Society»

Kyrgyz entrepreneur turns van into mobile sauna

Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:24 PM

A villager in a remote part of Kyrgyzstan is offering rural shepherds the chance to rest their aching limbs with a scenic spa inside his van-cum-sauna.

Australia issues arrest warrants over Syria severed head photos
Culture & Society»

Australia issues arrest warrants over Syria severed head photos

Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:11 PM

Images emerged of the two Australians holding the severed heads of Syrian soldiers

Kuwaiti students held by NYPD after cookers mistaken for bombs
Culture & Society»

Kuwaiti students held by NYPD after cookers mistaken for bombs

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 3:14 PM

Hotel doorman reportedly alerts police after spotting two pressure cookers in the back of a car

How to overcome language barriers
StartUp»

How to overcome language barriers

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 2:21 PM

Language barriers can make it difficult to share your expectations, give feedback, or communicate effectively with your team. Tamara Pupic looks at how to overcome this problem.

Revealed: Most popular brands on social media during Ramadan
Lifestyle»

Revealed: Most popular brands on social media during Ramadan

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:25 PM

Research tracked the food, drink and telco firms mentioned most online during the holy month

Culture & Society»

Pope Francis’s plea for peace: "Please stop!"

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:15 PM

Although Pope Francis made no direct reference to the situation in the Gaza Strip, his comments came as Israel and Hamas resumed fighting after a temporary ceasefire.

Culture & Society»

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 12:14 PM

Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

UAE residents feel tremors from 5.6 earthquake off Iran
Culture & Society»

UAE residents feel tremors from 5.6 earthquake off Iran

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:05 AM

The epicentre was 229 km north of Abu Dhabi and struck at 5:32am in the morning

UAE rulers gather to celebrate Eid
Politics & Economics»

UAE rulers gather to celebrate Eid

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:08 AM

Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed received leaders from across the seven emirates


9790 results found
Don't miss
UAE private sector to get two-day Eid Al Fitr holiday

UAE private sector to get two-day Eid Al Fitr holiday

Ministry of Labour announces holiday entitlement while UAE public sector will be given total...

Daily UAE Imsak and prayer times for Ramadan 2014

Daily UAE Imsak and prayer times for Ramadan 2014

Courtesy of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department of the Dubai Government...

Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya send 15 truck-loads of aid to Gaza

Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya send 15 truck-loads of aid to Gaza

Aid will be distributed via the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...

UAE honours humanitarian work of Sheikh Zayed

UAE honours humanitarian work of Sheikh Zayed

Ten Years of Loyalty –Zayed Giving Event was held in memory of the country's founding father...

Azalya: A buffet with an individual twist

Azalya: A buffet with an individual twist

Review of Melia's Hotel's iftar offering for 2014

Tips for those with high blood pressure fasting during Ramadan

Tips for those with high blood pressure fasting during Ramadan

How to adhere to the demands of the holy month without causing any harm to your health

Healthy lifestyle and iftar choices for Ramadan

Healthy lifestyle and iftar choices for Ramadan

To avoid weight gain and to keep up with your routine, follow these 15 tips for exercise

30 foods to eat at suhoor to keep hunger at bay

30 foods to eat at suhoor to keep hunger at bay

Even if breakfast comes before dawn, it’s still the most important meal of your day.

82 Iftar and suhoors to try in Dubai

82 Iftar and suhoors to try in Dubai

After-dark dining throughout the Holy Month to suit every budget

Most Discussed