Noel Gallagher has blasted his brother Liam for needing ''reassurance''.

When told his former Oasis bandmate was in Dubai recently for a Stone Roses concert and had ''stolen the show'' by watching from the VIP area, Noel was unimpressed.

He said: ''How exactly did he steal the show? Run off with a guitar amp or something?

''[Standing in the VIP area] is the kind of thing he does, he needs the reassurance.''

Although the siblings are not talking following Oasis' acrimonious split in 2009, Noel joked he knew his brother was in Dubai because he has to get his permission before leaving the UK.

He quipped to Time Out Dubai: ''I did know he was out there, yeah - he has to ask my permission to leave the country.''

While Noel has gone on to find success with his solo project Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds while Liam and former Oasis members Gem Archer and Andy Bell formed Beady Eye, he hasn't ruled out an Oasis reunion but insists it won't happen for a long time.

He said: ''Look, it's not going to happen in 2015 [the 20th anniversary of ('What's the Story) Morning Glory?'] because the boys in the other band [Beady Eye] are all flat out busy, they're making a record at the minute so they're going to be on the road until 2015 you'd imagine. And I probably will have been coerced into doing something by then. I wish people would give it up - it's not going to happen, for no other reason than we've moved on. That's not to say it won't happen in 25 years time, or 20 years. And where did this mythical date come from anyway? Why not 2017? Why not 2014? Why not celebrate the release of 'Definitely, Maybe' - never mind 'Morning Glory'. I understand people are interested, and The Stone Roses have done it, and Led Zeppelin have done it, and blah, blah, blah.''