Middle East

Middle East

Four years at sea, now just metres from shore: ‘living hell’ of stranded UAE ship

Tourists are more accustomed to seeing kite surfers or kayaks off the idyllic coast of Umm Al Quwain, in the United Arab Emirates. But today they have gathered on sun loungers to sip coffee and gaze at the unusual sight of...

Middle East

How hope is vanishing 10 years after the Arab Spring

Much of the Arab world erupted in jubilant revolt 10 years ago against the dictatorial regimes whose corruption, cruelty and mismanagement had mired the Middle East in poverty and backwardness for decades. Now, the hopes awakened by the protests have vanished but the underlying...

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