Saeed Anbar Al Falasi

Tributes at funeral of UAE soldier killed in Yemen

The family of an Emirati soldier who was killed while serving in Yemen has described him as a “fearless man who sacrificed his life for his country”. Relatives said Saeed Anbar Al Falasi, 30, died in a French hospital from injuries sustained in Yemen as part of the Arab Coalition’s Operation Restoring Hope. Al Falasi was laid to rest on Sunday in A...

Cabbies are human and will respond to your needs

Cabbies are human and will respond to your needs

In response to the letter ‘Why do taxi drivers think they are racing drivers’ (Sept 22), most of the taxi drivers here are quick to respond to your needs: you tell them to slow down (they think you ar... »

Australia coach Darren Lehmann

Australia can’t win a Test match without sledging

It’s the opinion of Australian coach Darren Lehmann that sledging is likely to be part of the mix when they confront South Africa ODI series and the Aussie captain, Steve Smith lamenting that their sh... »

If you can’t spend time with kids, why have them?

If you can’t spend time with kids, why have them?

In response to the letter ‘We can’t afford not to work and need help at home’, why did you have children then. You can’t afford them nor sacrifice any of your time for them. This is unfair to the chil... »

Video: Revving up to play Forza in Dubai

Video: Revving up to play Forza in Dubai

Video: Sheikh Hamdan pays tribute to his brother Sheikh Rashid

Video: Sheikh Hamdan pays tribute to his brother Sheikh Rashid

Video: From glass pool tables to an underwater treadmill at Hotel Show Dubai

Video: From glass pool tables to an underwater treadmill at Hotel Show...

Video: iPhone 7 launch at Apple Store Dubai

Video: iPhone 7 launch at Apple Store Dubai

Dubai’s JW Marriott Marquis

Marriott-Starwood merger to create 6,000 UAE hotel jobs

The merger between hotel giants Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide will result in the construction of 22 new hotels in the UAE alone. The new properties – which will also bring 6,000 new jobs to the UAE – were confirmed by Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa for Marriott Internation...

Snubbed: Sam Bailey toured with Beyoncé but didn’t meet her

Snubbed: Sam Bailey toured with Beyoncé but didn’t meet her

Marion Cotillard confirms pregnancy

Marion Cotillard confirms pregnancy

Family matters in Brangelina split

Family matters in Brangelina split

Blue’s Simon Webbe at the Societe stage this weekend

Blue’s Simon Webbe at the Societe stage this weekend

One quarter of legendary boy band, Blue will be performing at Societe this weekend. Simon Webbe will be performing some of the band’s best hits, including All Rise, Fly By and Breathe Easy. Soci... »

We love: metallic shoes

We love: metallic shoes

Finally fall/winter lines are here, and with it comes the hottest new trend – metallic footwear. It doesn’t matter if you’re a heel-lover, or more partial to a pair of sneakers, ther... »

Video: Impossible magician Ben Hart’s quick magic trick

Video: Impossible magician Ben Hart’s quick magic trick

We put Impossible magician Ben Hart on the spot during our interview on Sunday, asking for a quick magic trick before we wrapped up. The only proviso? No props. We were blown away by Ben’s ad hoc tric... »

Jordan Garnish

Five MENA Tour players to compete for $150,000 in Equatorial Guinea

Five MENA Tour players are to embark on the golfing adventure of a lifetime after each securing a place in the US$150,000 3e Actuaries in Equatorial Guinea. The quintet earned their place in the unique tournament taking place from December 8-11 after coming through a ‘Road to Mongomo’ Qualifier presented by Worldwide Golf held at Al Badia Golf Club...