The Khaleej Times team of journalists and photographers were spread all across the UAE, last night, to bring you minute-by-minute updates in the run up to the New Year celebrations.
Dennis Borja Mallari escaped unharmed though he was treated for smoke inhalation.
32-day shopping festival to take over Dubai from today
Syed Ali Anwar Jafri set up AJ Sports - the only store in the world to sell cricket-only gear - in 1987. Here's the story of how an aspiring cricketer became a businessman - with his love for the sport intact.
Located less than 100 metres from BurJuman mall and Metro station, the hotel has a wide variety of both room options and food and beverage choices.
As the UAE celebrates New Year's eve, some people are working hard behind the scenes to make sure everything works properly.
The winner, Yves Heye, was treated to a special VIP tour of the Emirates' first two-class configured A380.