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· March, 2008

Stories about United Arab Emirates from March, 2008

UAE: Labour Riot

The Emirates Economist links to several news sources about a massive labour riot in the United Arab Emirates, over the increasing cost of living.

UAE: Death and Destruction in 200-Car Crash

Driving standards in the Middle East have come under the scrutiny of bloggers after several people were killed and 350 injured in a 200-car pile up in Abu Dhabi, United...

UAE: Are Israelis Brainwashed?

BuJassem from the UAE asks: “Are the Israelis brainwashed?”

Dubai: Media Freedoms and Human Rights

Secret Dubai discusses Dubai's media freedoms and human rights.

UAE: Egyptian English

From the UAE, BuJassem shares with us an Egyptian joke.

Abu Dhabi: $14.3m for a Number Plate

“Today, a man named Said Abdul Ghafour Khouri has agreed to pay AED 52.2 Million (US $14.3 Million) for Abu Dhabi license plate labeled “1” at an auction at the...

Dubai: Famous Trees

From Dubai, Kinan Jarjous writes about famous trees.

Dubai: Leave Our Islands Alone!

Dubai Sunshine appeals to developers to leave islands alone. “I noticed that many islands had a “no trespassing allowed” sign on them…While others were littered with construction machinery. Some islands...

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