Thank you for your interest in writing for us, we always welcome online submissions. By contributing to our publication, you can reach a global audience, achieve your professional goals, build & grow your portfolio, work with top industry editors, and set your own schedule.

Please read the full text on this page if you intend to submit material to Independent.ae – For those unfamiliar with our content submission guidelines, below are the main points for quick reference.

What we are looking for…

Independent.ae is seeking fact-based analysis of news and current affairs on the topics of the UAE, World, Politics, Sport, Lifestyle, and Business. We also publish original opinion pieces, reviews, reader’s views, pictures, cartoons, and videos.

If this is your first submission, we advise you to include a short bio about yourself. This can include your location, academic background, previous work and with whom you are professionally affiliated. If we decide to go ahead and publish your article, you will be given an author page with full contributor credit, and links to your website and social media accounts.

Before you submit an article, make sure you…

include your full name, email, website
include links to your social media profiles (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter…)
include a short bio and profile picture for your ‘author page’
include all references and sources in your article
attach all images that you want us to use for your contribution
write an appropriate and relevant headline
format your document to either PDF or WORD

Submitting your article…
If you think you have an interesting article for our audience and you are ready to submit your content, send an email to submissions@independent.ae with ‘FOR PUBLICATION‘ or ‘SUBMISSION‘ in the e-mail subject box.

We read and appreciate every article we receive and although we are a small staff, we will make sure we reply to every contribution made. Whether your article submission has been accepted or not, we will respond to you within 14 days. By submitting content to Independent.ae you acknowledge that you accept our terms and conditions and any form of editing the editorial team may deem necessary.