A model presents a creation by Kuwaiti fashion designer Nora Alhdhiran during the Gulf's Forum of Elegance event on December 21, 2014 in the Omani capital, Muscat.

Fashion sense

Elegance at its best at Gulf’s Forum of Elegance

Lamcy Plaza, Dubai

In pictures

Christmas comes to malls in the UAE

Paul Pogba scores from behind the goal during a training session in Qatar.


Juventus star scores from behind goal in Qatar

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Dubai International Airport T3

Record single-day footfall at UAE airports

430,000 arrived at and departed from country's airports over the weekend

This photo released in a statement by the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 shows the Taliban fighters who stormed a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan on Tuesday, killing more than 140 people, most of them children. In an email on Wednesday, the Pakistani Taliban spokesman Mohammad Khurasani claimed the attack was justified because the Pakistani army has allegedly long been killing innocent children and families of their fighters.

Pakistan to execute 500 militants soon

Ministry finalised cases of convicts whose mercy petitions have been turned down


Tuesday is deadline for owners of exotic pets

Those who fail to surrender animals in Sharjah will be slapped with a Dh100,000 fine

Daesh militants in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on a main street in Mosul, Iraq. Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen, women and children in Iraq’s Anbar province Sunday Nov. 2, 2014 officials said, the latest mass killing committed by the group. (AP Photo, File)

Daesh hold ‘extremists’ accused of conspiracy

The men, speaking Azerbaijani Turkish, accused Al Baghdadi of being an infidel

James Franco, left, and Seth Rogen in "The Interview." Sony Pictures canceled all release plans for the film at the heart of the hacking scandal that exposed tens of thousands of sensitive documents and escalated to threats of terrorist attacks.

North Korea blames US for Sony film

Pyongyang denies culpability for the Sony hacking

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