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· January, 2008

Stories about United Arab Emirates from January, 2008

UAE: Egg Shortages and Contests

Despite an egg shortage in the market, Bu Jassem from the UAE says there is a contest to break the Guinness record for carrying eggs with one hand being held...

Dubai: Getting to Grips with Inflation

“I've been banging on about the effects of inflation on business, and the economy in general, for a while, so it's good to see that important people are now going...

UAE: Investing in Employees

“Dear Readers: What are your thoughts about why UAE employers invest so little in their employees? Or is it just a myth that they don't?” writes John Chilton.

UAE: French Base Soon

The French are making their presence felt in the Gulf – after signing an agreement with the UAE to establish a military base there, reports Abu Aardvark.

GCC-Iran Relations Improving

Marc Lynch takes a closer look at the improving relationship between Gulf Arab states and Iran in this post, despite Bush's visit to the region. The Gulf Cooperation Council is...

UAE: Dubai Closed for Bush's Visit

Seabee from Dubai, UAE, is furious the Emirate was closed down for a day during the visit of US president George W Bush.

UAE: Bush Does Dubai

Seabee from Dubai, UAE, sums up the impact of US President George W Bush's visit to the emirate here.

UAE: Notice to Women

From the UAE, Bu Jassem posts a circular (Ar) from a government agency urging female employees to dress up conservatively and stop touching themselves in ‘sensitive’ areas in front of...

Arabeyes: Have a Spectacular New Year!

New Year's is the time to reflect on the past and make new resolutions for the future. What are bloggers from the Arab world saying as the world bids 2007...

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