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· May, 2007

Stories about United Arab Emirates from May, 2007

Oman: Shopping in Next Door ‘Do-Buy’

Omani Al Muscati had to travel to nearby Dubai to buy supplies for his home. “With our house already a few months behind schedule, I'll be damned to wait 8...

Dubai: New Zoo

Dubai-based blogger Seabee is not holding his breath for a new zoo. “According to a report in Gulf News, we'll soon will be rid of Dubai's disgrace of a zoo....

Arabeyes: The Middle East in Pictures

Today's Middle East in Pictures tour takes us to Dubai's lovely beaches, Doha at night, a picture of a flower in Bahrain, the blooming flower gardens of Syria this spring...

UAE: Student Band Rocks!

“Dubai rockers Asking Alexandria dropped into the studio and we filmed their live performance. They're about to start a 9 month tour of the UK and they've been asked to...

Dubai: Tradional Dhow Sailing Contest

Dubai-based blogger Seabee brings us the latest in text and photographs about the traditional dhow (boat) sailing race later this month. “AED6 million (US$1.63 million) is the prize money for...

UAE: Video on Sexual Education

UAE Students post a video clip of part of a debate on sexual education in Islamic societies. “Sex education is a hot topic in the Middle East. In some regions...

Arabeyes: Muslim Evangelists; Somali Poets; Death on Amman's Roads and More

Today's round up of Arabic language blogs takes us to the United Arab Emirates, where a Muslim blogger gets an email from Africa urging him to embrace Islam and then...

Arabeyes: The Middle East in Pictures

From dealing with the death of dear friend - a horse - to news of how the seaside town of Mukalla is Yemen is turning into a soulless new construction...

Dubai: Jewellery Theft Gang Arrested

Dubai-based blogger Seabee announces the arrest of the “gang responsible for the ram-raid at Wafi Mall.” “Congratulations are in order to Dubai Police. They said they'd catch the gang responsible...

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