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The video of Latifa Al Maktoum released in March 2018.

Princess Latifa asked guards to shoot her rather than return her to Dubai during her doomed attempt to flee the royal family, according to the friend ...

"Her final words were 'don't take me back to Dubai, just shoot me here,'" Latifa's friend Tiina Jauhiainen told the BBC.
Sheikh Mohammed pictured in March.

The life of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the emir of Dubai, poet, racehorse tycoon, and husband to Princess Haya, who is suing him in London...

Sheikh Mohammed took Dubai from sleepy town to global powerhouse, but the escape of Princess Haya has thrown his personal conduct into question.

The life of Princess Haya, the sixth wife of Dubai’s ruler who has fled to the UK for a divorce

Earlier this week, news broke that Dubai's Princess Haya had fled the UAE with her two kids and sought political asylum in the UK.
Queen Elizabeth II (R) and Princess Haya in Windsor, England.

Princess Haya has hired Prince William and Harry’s lawyer to fight her divorce from the emir of Dubai, and she’s an expert in royal separa...

Baroness Shackleton is the go-to solicitor for the British royal family, and represented Prince Charles during his 1996 divorce from Princess Diana.
Princess Haya bint al-Hussein (L) and husband Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum at Royal Ascot, England.

The wife of the emir of Dubai has run away to London, reportedly after learning disturbing details about a failed escape attempt by another princess

Sheikha Latifa, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum's daughter, escaped in 2018 and hasn't been heard from since Emirati commandos caught her.
Not everyone would consider this China beach a "paradise for beach vacationers."

Disappointing photos show what 9 top luxury destinations look like in real life

Dubai is known for its luxury shopping and hotels, giant malls, and modern architecture, but photos show the city doesn't always live up to the hype.
Dubai is often held up as a haven of liberal Western values in the Middle East, but its laws are often surprisingly strict.

From drinking wine on a plane, to calling someone a ‘horse’ on Facebook: Here are 5 times Westerners got in trouble with Dubai’s str...

Dubai attracts millions of tourists and expats as a supposed haven of liberal Western values in the Middle East, but its laws can be incredibly harsh.
The Burj Al Arab is a $1 billion hotel shaped like the sail of an Arabian dhow ship.

11 mind-blowing facts that show just how over-the-top the world’s most luxurious hotel, a $1 billion hotel on a man-made island in Dubai, really...

Consistently ranked as the most luxurious hotel in the world, the $1 billion Burj Al Arab spares no expense when it comes to amenities.
Dark clouds pass over downtown Miami.

Scientists say these 10 major cities could become unlivable within 80 years

Some of the world's most popular cities could experience unbearable living conditions because of climate change.

I visited the top of the tallest building in the world, and it was a colossal waste of time

While the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is a marvel from below, heading to the top is an exhausting, overhyped, and, frankly, boring experience.