"He [Forlan] is one of the big names on the line, I can't deny that but we still haven't closed this deal. We are working on it. We are certainly doing our best to bring top things to this country, because the UAE deserves it," Mohammad told Gulf News. Uruguayan striker Forlan, aged 31, currently plies his trade at Atletico Madrid but has previously represented Independiente, Manchester United and Villarreal. Full story: Gulf News
The star of a TV programme chronicling the extravagant party habits of the super-rich in Dubai has defended herself against an online backlash.
Laila Banki, an Iranian living in the UAE, appeared on a recent episode of MTV’s ‘My Sweet World Class Party’, which followed the 26-year-old as she planned a glittering birthday bash for herself. Full story: 7days
Being a Norwich City fan living in Dubai makes it difficult to pop back to see your team parade through Norwich to celebrate promotion to the Premiership.
So the Canaries’ supporters’ club in the United arab Emirates organised its own open-top bus parade through the streets of Dubai. Full story: norwicheveningnews24
Dressed in traditional silk saris, a group of Indian women yesterday recited poems that celebrated their lives.
The poems, in several Indian languages, told of empowerment and conveyed emotions ranging from love to grief. Full story: The National