DUBAI (Reuters) - Former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has accused Iran's leadership of incompetence and ignorance just days after he was barred from standing in an election next month, the opposition Kaleme website reported on Thursday. Full story
DUBAI (Reuters) - Carrefour <CARR.PA>, Europe's largest retailer, agreed to sell its remaining 25-percent stake in a Middle East joint venture to local partner Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) for 530 million euros ($682.45 million), MAF said in a statement on Wednesday. Full story
DUBAI (Reuters) - Customs officials in United Arab Emirates have seized hundreds of elephant tusks shipped from Africa marked as furniture, the Ministry of Environment and Water said. Full story
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia executed five Yemenis on Tuesday for robbery and murder, then put their bodies on public display as a further punishment, state news agency SPA said. Full story
Tourists beat the heat in Dubai's Chill Out ice bar where customers are given jackets, boots and hats as they sit among ice sculptures sipping drinks. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
The teen singing sensation was tackled and knocked to the ground by security after a man rushed the stage during a concert in Dubai.
The biggest earthquake to have hit the country in 50 years was felt as far away as India and Dubai, and there are conflicting reports about the number of deaths. NBC’s Ali Arouzi reports.
Dubai's desert landscape is now home to the world's largest natural flower garden featuring more than 45 million flowers. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
Models negotiated their way across a moving train that was used to host a fashion show in Dubai. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
The crew of "Al Zeer", a traditional wooden boat or dhow owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed al-Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, rolls down the sail after a training session at sunset, near Sir Bu Nuayr Island in the United Arab Emirates May 24, 2013. The team will be competing on Saturday's Al Gaffa
Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium lines up his shot on the 18th green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nikhil Monteiro
A Dubai Islamic Bank branch is seen in Mirdif in Dubai in this February 5, 2012 file photo.The lure of sub-saharan Africa, with its geographic proximity and promise of higher returns, is tempting cash-rich Gulf Arab bond investors to look south, a marked departure from the relative comfort and famil
A man walks past an Emirates Islamic Bank branch at Bank street in Dubai, in this October 18, 2011 file photo. The lure of sub-saharan Africa, with its geographic proximity and promise of higher returns, is tempting cash-rich Gulf Arab bond investors to look south, a marked departure from the relati