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· September, 2008

Stories about United Arab Emirates from September, 2008

Wind Powered Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai

The Green Prophet writes about the plans for Dubai's wind powered skyscraper, which not only has ‘tremendous cool factor’ but also incorporates advanced building principles. (Also discussed on the post).

UAE: Iran Quake's Tremors Felt in Dubai

Tremors from an earthquake in nearby Iran were felt in Dubai and other parts of the UAE, sending thousands of office workers and residents to the streets as high-rise buildings...

UAE: Gold Laced Iftar

“Iftar at the Emirates Palace was delightful, and this gold-topped raspberry helped me realise that I haven't been getting anywhere near my daily intake of gold lately. That needs to...

Dubai: Princess Pamela Anderson

“Not content with building an eco-hotel in Abu Dhabi, former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson is now planning to become Queen of the UAE. Or at least a princess,” reveals Secret...

Egypt: Tycoon Arrested in Singer's Murder

An Egyptian billionaire has been arrested in connection to the murder of a Lebanese singer in Dubai, UAE. Following are some reactions from Egyptian bloggers.

Dubai: Corrective Eye Surgery

Kinan Jarjous, who lives in Dubai, had corrective eye surgery. Click here to read what happened afterwards.

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