Enda Corneille, Emirates  and  Mishal Kanoo, CEO of the Kanoo Group.

“Geographical lumping” was how Mishal Kanoo referred to it. The chief executive of the Kanoo group, the UAE-based shipping and trading conglomerate, w(...)

Gerald Lawless, head of tourism and hospitality of Dubai Holdings: believes  rising education costs in the UK, combined with the country’s scrutiny of its “non-dom” tax rules, has created a good opportunity for the Republic’s universities to recruit students from Arab countries.

Increased education costs and changing tax rules for non-residents in the UK have created opportunities for the Republic’s universities to attract st(...)

Roisin Traynor works as a guidance counsellor at a school in Kuwait.

At the age of 22, I began my career as a guidance counsellor in a secondary school in Ireland. I had an amazing first year in this sector, but I want(...)

A record-breaking season for Middle East GAA has continued with a fantastic turn-out for the last round of League games at the Dubai GAA Festival. 9(...)

Refugees  near the Syrian border in Kilis, Turkey. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty

Saudi Arabia is discussing plans to deploy ground troops with regional allies, including Turkey, for a safe zone in Syria, in a last-ditch effort to k(...)

UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino is  hoping to replace Sepp Blatter as president of Fifa. Photograph: Alain Grosclaude/AFP/Getty Images

Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino says he is “very confident” of being elected president of Fifa after receiving the unanimous backing of the E(...)

Some researchers question whether dogs experience feelings like love and loyalty, or whether their winning ways are just a matter of instincts that evolved because being a hanger-on is an easier way to make a living than running down elk.

Before humans milked cows, herded goats or raised hogs, before they invented agriculture, or written language, before they had permanent homes, and mo(...)

Viridian’s  372-tonne gas turbine generator at its power plant in Huntstown,  north Dublin

The owners of Bord Gáis Energy and Airtricity are thought to be in the race to buy their rival Viridian after submitting first-round offers for the b(...)

US sailors in captivity in an undisclosed location in Iran in a handout picture released on  Farsnews website on Wednesday. The sailors were later released “after they apologised” for inadvertently entering Iranian waters, said Iran.    Photograph: farsnews.com/Reuters

Iran released 10 US sailors on Wednesday after holding them overnight, bringing a swift end to an incident that had rattled nerves days ahead of the e(...)

Jazmen Boone: “I’d heard Irish people were super-nice and they actually are. Every house we enter they offer us a cup of tea.” Photograph: Patrick Browne

Jazmen Boone: arrived from the US, 2015 Jazmen Boone (23) always imagined she would follow in her parents’ footsteps and join the military when she(...)