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The Marketing of Dubai: A Brilliant Mirage

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

It's difficult to embrace the hype while wading in a sea of black.

PHOTOS: Afternoon Tea At The Burj Al Arab

Oneika Raymond | Posted 05.20.2012 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

We begin with champagne and a cup of tea chosen from an extensive list that spans a few pages of the menu.

Man Kills Himself By Jumping Off World's Tallest Skyscraper

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.10.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A man committed suicide on Tuesday in a plunge of 39 floors from a segment of the world's tallest skyscraper in Du...

Armani Hotel Dubai Opens In Burj Khalifa, World's Tallest Tower (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Giorgio Armani's Armani Hotel Dubai opened in the Burj Khalifa tower today. Armani said, "Yesterday when I arrived and saw the hotel, I felt really em...

Burj Khalifa Blames Faulty Elevator For Tower Shutdown

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Visitors on the observation deck of the world's tallest tower heard a loud boom, then saw dust that looked like sm...

World's Tallest Tower Closed A Month After Opening

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The world's tallest skyscraper has unexpectedly closed to the public a month after its lavish opening, disappointi...

Lightning Strikes The Burj Khalifa (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Burj Khalifa has hardly struggled to attract attention, or photographers, since opening in Dubai last week with an elaborate celebration. But here...

Burj Dubai, Tallest Building in the World, Opens Today

Daily Intel. | Daily Intel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

So how's the view?...

Dubai Fountain: SEE The Dubai Mall Spectacle By Burj Dubai (VIDEOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While the Burj Dubai has generated substantial attention - now the world's tallest tower -, another spectacle lies just outside the structure: the Dub...

WATCH Burj Khalifa Fireworks: Dubai Tower Opens To Spectacular Lights Show By Fountain (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Burj Khalifa formally opened tonight to an elaborate fireworks and lights show at the Dubai Mall. The celebration of the world's tallest tower in...

World's Tallest Building Opening In Dubai

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai is set to open the world's tallest building amid tight security on Monday, celebrating the tower as a bold f...

UAE Will Back Banks Despite Dubai Debt Crisis

AP | BARBARA SURK and TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates has pledged to stand behind foreign and domestic banks in the country, offering additiona...

Heat Rises: Dubai's Tower of Debt

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

History repeats. Like the Empire State building before it, the Dubai tower was built in a global depression when cheap labor was plentiful -- as were the dreams of the ambitious and affluent.

Burj Dubai, Tallest Building in the World, Opens Today

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

So how's the view?...

Dubai At The Height Of Extravagance (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dubai's decade of oil wealth, property speculation and wild dreams created a roster of projects that are awe inspiring in their ambition. The world'...

Burj Khalifa: World's Tallest Tower Renamed After UAE President Khalifa Bin Zayed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Burj Khalifa: That is the new name for Burj Dubai, the world's tallest tower, which officially opened today, Jan. 4, 2010. Burj Khalifa, which tran...

Best Buildings Of The Decade (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Every decade brings with it new buildings that stir the imagination and push the limits of what was sought possible in terms of design. In the slidesh...

Dubai Completes 110 Story Middle Finger!

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Gregory

Visible from space, Dubai has completed construction of the World's largest structure, the 110 story "Burj Dubai Middle Finger Tower."

Dubai Demise Means Abu Dhabi Rise

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — There's no greater symbol of the shifting fortunes in the Gulf than the surprise renaming of the world's talle...

Burj Dubai: Dubai Opening World's Tallest Building Amid Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai opened the world's tallest skyscraper Monday, and in a surprise move renamed the gleaming glass-and-metal to...

Burj Dubai, World's Tallest Skyscraper `Last Hurrah' To Dubai's Age Of Excess

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — When work began in 2004 to build the world's tallest tower, Dubai's confidence also was sky high with a host of me...

Village Green: Meet Dubai, Vegas on Steroids

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

Dubai may be the most environmentally unsustainable place on earth, certainly among the most conspicuously extravagant, reportedly with the world's highest per-capita rate of natural resource consumption.

Dubai Aims To Build World's Tallest Skyscraper

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — With its world's tallest building nearing completion, Dubai said Sunday it is embarking on an even more ambitious ...

Developers Say 1680-Foot Dubai Skyscraper The Tallest Building In The World

Associated Press | BARBARA SURK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Developers of a 1,680-foot skyscraper still under construction in oil-rich Dubai claimed Saturday that it has become the world's tallest building, sur...