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BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai introduces 11 new shows with a new line up of performances from various regions of India

Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018:  BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood theme park at Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, has launched a brand-new line-up of entertainment filled with exuberant music, songs and dance starting 15 October.  Guests can immerse themselves in the vibrant sights, sounds and colours of India through 11 new live street entertainment shows held in the park throughout the day, including folk dances, cultural performances and Bollywood-themed acts. All these shows will be included in the ticket price, making it the ideal family day out. Moira Casey, Marketing Director of Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, said: “BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai is a truly spectacular theme park – and now it is even more special, with our new street ......read more

Innovative Solar House Prototype by Baitykool competes for prestigious Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 Award

University teams from UAE, Palestine, & France collaborate to create a remarkable energy saving prototype Winner of the best prototype to be chosen during Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 taking place from 14th to the 29th of November Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:  Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy along with the French Embassy in the United Arab Emirates are proudly supporting Baitykool, a solar house prototype project, in its bid to win the best concept and building of an ecological dwelling based only on solar energy, at the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018.    Developed in collaboration with students from Amity University (Dubai), Bordeaux University (France), Arts et Métiers School ENSAM (France), Architecture and Landscape, School ......read more

Magic Man Mirza Looking to End Season on High as UAE Teamemirates Announce Guangxi Line-up

Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:  Yousif Mirza will be part of the final UAE Team Emirates selection for the 2018 UCI World Tour season as the UAE National Champion heads to China for the Tour of Guangxi (16 – 21 October). The Emirati superstar will provide support for team captain Fabio Aru, who is looking to end his season on a high and get his first win in UAE Team Emirates colours.    Joining the two riders in Southern China will be team-mates Jan Polanc, Alexandr Riabushenko, Ben Swift, Matteo Bono and Oliviero Troia. The riders will be guided through the six-stage race by Sports Directors Philippe Mauduit and Bruno Vicino.   Commenting ahead of the race Yousif Mirza said: “This has been the most remarkable season for me – my second as a professional cyclist. I retained my status as the ......read more

SICFF 2018 Tells the UAE's Youth ‘It's Great to be Different'

Opens children’s film festival with the screening of unique youth animation series, Zafari    Sharjah, October 14, 2018 :  The region’s leading children and youth film festival, the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival 2018 (SICFF 2018) has got its sixth annual show on the road, conveying the important message of the world’s need to accept and celebrate each other’s differences through the part screening of the cg animated children’s television series by Montreal-based Digital Dimension, “Zafari”, created by David Dozoretz. Animation veteran Dozoretz’s past credits include Star Wars, Star Trek, Mission Impossible, Titan A.E., Yogi Bear, and other award-winning productions.  Premiered for the first time in the Middle East, The show’s ......read more

Egypt Sports Minister Dr Subhi to attend Dubai International Symposium for Sports Creativity

Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018:  Dr. Ashraf Subhi, Egypt’s Minister of Youth and Sport, will be one of the speakers at the 14th Dubai International Symposium for Sports Creativity, which will be held at Mina Al-Salam Hotel on October 31, under the theme “Empowerment of Youth in the Sport Field”. Organised under the banner of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards, the Dubai International Symposium for Sports Creativity will see Dr Subhi talk about the role of youth in boosting the future of sports and their role in the development of the sports sector. Dr Subhi, who took over as the Sports Minister in June, is one of Egypt’s most prominent sports personalities, having served in different administrative positions at a number of sports clubs and federations. He was Manager of Public ......read more

Caribbean Coaching Class to Grace the UAE T20x

Sir Vivian Richards, Brian Lara, Courtney Walsh, Ricardo Powell, Phil Simmons and Vasbert Drakes look to add Caribbean flavour to the inaugural UAE T20x franchise league Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Sunday, 14 October 2018:   UAE T20x announced the names of some legendary Caribbean coaches who will be a part of UAE’s first ever international cricket league. The five franchises will be eyeing these iconic personalities and will seek to pick these superstars in the draft, which is scheduled to take place in November. The star-studded coach and mentor pool, now consists of close to 180 accomplished career coaches and former cricketers from 16 nations.  Caribbean fans will be thrilled to see cricketing heroes such as Sir Vivian Richards and Brian Lara who will serve as mentors to budding talent in the upcoming UAE ......read more

Synx, Pand.ai, and AIMLedge named winners of startAD's Artificial Intelligence Venture Launchpad

Shortlisted startups showcased to investors and experts after being selected from more than 200 global applicants The three AI startups were selected from 10 shortlisted finalists Abu Dhabi, October 13, 2018:   startAD, the accelerator and entrepreneurship hub anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi and powered by Tamkeen, announced Synx, Pand.ai, and AIMLedge as the winning startups of its inaugural Artificial Intelligence (AI) Venture Launchpad.    Synx, which uses a service that automates time-consuming machine learning processes, allowing data scientists and engineers to train, deploy, and run models at scale, was selected by both Etihad Aviation Group and UAE Exchange as the winning team.    With its pitch, Synx received the Etihad Innovation Kickstarter Award, which will enable the startup to ......read more

Germany take top honours at the inaugural ‘Six-a-Side' mini football World Cup

DUBAI – October 13, 2018:   Germany beat Poland 1-0 in the final match of the inaugural edition of the ‘Six-a-Side’ mini football World Cup held in Lisbon. The lone goal of the match was scored by Germany's Nicklaus Koble.   Organised by International Socca Federation (ISF), the inaugural edition of Socca 6 World Cup took place in the iconic Praça do Comércio in Lisbon’s city centre. Best national teams of 32 countries from around the world competed in the week-long tournament.  Poland won against hosts Portugal 2 - 1 in the first semi-final to set up a final battle with Germany, who beat Russia 4 - 3 in the second semi-final. The jury awarded the fair play trophy to Pakistan for an exemplary show of discipline and sportsmanship.  Mr. Shahzeb Mahmood Trunkwala, Vice ......read more

Sharjah Book Authority Strengthens Ties With International Publishers at Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

Dubai, UAE, October 13, 2018:  The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) is furthering its mission to promote Sharjah’s and the UAE’s cultural project at the world’s leading event of its kind – the Frankfurt International Book Fair, whose 70th edition is currently underway with participation of 7,000 exhibitors from 105 countries. Through its participation in international book events, SBA aims to share the UAE’s and the Arab world’s literary and cultural contributions and advances with the world. The authority also represents its cultural subsidiaries working to promote the UAE’s flourishing publishing industry and opening up new channels of communication to build stronger relations and partnerships with international counterparts.  SBA has used their participation to promote the upcoming ......read more

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi launches German translation of the book ‘Words of a Leader: Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan'

As part of its participation at the 70th edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair Abu Dhabi, 11 October 2018:   In the presence of HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) yesterday launched a German language version of the book “Words of a Leader: Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan”, as part of its participation at the 70th edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair.  Featuring selected quotes from Sheikh Zayed, the book has been published in Arabic on the occasion of the Year of Zayed, which marks the centennial of the late Founding Father, and has also been made available in English and French, with the Chinese, Spanish, Russian and Hindi translations to follow. HE Mohamed Khalifa Al ......read more

2018 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup draw - UAE get Brazil, Spainand Egypt

1) As a technology company, why do you partner with and invest in sports initiatives?  • At Huawei, we believe in the importance of health, fitness and meaningful connections between communities. We are always on the lookout for opportunities that empower individuals and allows them to express themselves – so what’s a better way to do it than a sports activity that brings teams together from all over the world.    2) Why did Huawei choose the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in Dubai? • The Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in Dubai 2017 was a great success for everyone involved; participants, organizers and sponsors alike. Our participation last year showed us a great deal of effort invested by the Government of Dubai in general, and the Dubai Sports Council in particular, to encourage ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Tackle Tour of Turkey as Ulissi & Co Look to Retain the Title

Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates will be looking to defend their Tour of Turkey title this year with Italian, Diego Ulissi once again leading the charge for the Emirati team. Ulissi will look to capture the victory and show why the team has decided to renew his contract for another two years (2019-2020). He will be the beacon for the team in the six stages of this World Tour race, taking place from 9 to 14 October.   Joining Ulissi will be teammates: Anass Ait El Abdia (Morocco), Simone Consonni (Italy), Valerio Conti (Italy), Kristijan Durasek (Croatia), Vegard Stake Laengen (Norway) and Przemyslaw Niemiec (Poland). The riders will be guided through the race by Sports Directors Marco Marzano and Simone Pedrazzini.    Commenting ahead of the race, Diego Ulissi said: “I have fantastic ......read more

Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2018 FactSheet

Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018: Date: 29-30 November and 1 December 2018 Tickets Thursday: Free Entry General Admission Friday: AED 315 in advance / AED 420 on the day General Admission Saturday: AED 315 in advance / AED 420 on the day General Admission Season Tickets: AED 525 in advance / AED 630 on the day Reserved Seating Friday and Saturday: AED 735 per person if booking for group of 20 or more AED 820 per person - minimum two bookings Corporate Hospitality Friday and Saturday: AED 31,500 per table per day or AED 2,100 per person per day History From what started 49 years ago with a small group of British expats at Dubai Exiles RFC, the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens has grown into one of the world's premiere Sevens events. Back in 1970, there were just a few players and a handful of fans scattered along ......read more

Rui Returns: Costa, Aru & Martin Looking to Make an Impact in Italian One-day Races

Dubai, UAE, October 08, 2018:  The racing continues to come thick and fast for UAE Team Emirates as they face three back to back events in Italy. The team will line-up for the Tre Valli Varesine (9 October), Milano-Torino (10 October) and at the Gran Piemonte (11 October).   Making his return to the Emirati team will be Rui Costa, who secured a top 10 finish at the World Championships in Innsbruck and will lead the line-up at  Tre Valli Varesine. Supporting the former World Champion will be teammates: Andrea Bagioli, Matteo Bono, Edward Ravasi, Aleksandr Riabushenko, Ben Swift and Oliviero Troia.   Meanwhile, Milano-Torino will see the return of two of UAE Team Emirates’ stars – former Italian National Champion, Fabio Aru and Tour de France stage winner, Dan Martin. The pair will join Rui Costa ......read more

JOHNSON'S® Baby Right Start Initiative seeks to certify birth of 91 million unregistered babies in MEA

October 08 recognized as International Birth Registration Day JOHNSON’S® Baby has teamed up with Save the Children to launch The Right Start Initiative, a program that seeks to drive demand for the birth registration of over 91 million babies in Middle East and Africa .  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8th October, 2018:   Today, 230 million babies around the world, and 91 million babies in the region alone do not have birth certificates, resulting in a lack of basic human rights, needs and protection. As well as causing immediate issues, this lack of identity can also lead to displacement, statelessness, and the inability to prove that a child is a minor in the eyes of the law. The Right Start Initiative was launched in Ethiopia and Lebanon this month, where governments are actively trying to register ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Confirm Contract Renewals for Dynamic Duo

Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates has confirmed the contract extensions of Norwegian National Champion, Vegard Stake Laengen and Jan Polanc, with the duo signing two-year extensions.    Laengen, who performed amicably at the recent World Championships and led the breakaway until the final 20km said: "I'm very happy for the chance to continue for another two years with UAE Team Emirates. We are a united group. I get along very well with my team-mates and the staff, the atmosphere is motivating and it helps me better my performance, allowing me to take advantage of special moments like what we saw in the National Championship and the recent worlds. I can't wait to share more of these moments with the team.”   Commenting on his new deal, Jan Polanc said: “I couldn't ......read more

MOTIONGATE™ Dubai's Fright Nights offer something for everyone this Halloween

Halloween celebrations taking place each weekend from 18th of October to 3rd of November Experience a family-friendly Halloween during the day Discover two scare zones and a live SAW Maze at night Dubai, 7th October 2018:   MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park is the go-to destination this Halloween. The park will transform into a ghoulish experience after dark, with its two zombies scare zones and live SAW Maze.   Debuting for the very first time in the UAE and the region, get ready to experience the true-to-film themed maze based on the terrifying movies SAW, one of the most successful horror films franchise, every weekend from 18th of October to 3rd of November.   Play a game with Billy at the SAW maze for the ultimate blood chilling Halloween ......read more

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Launches Volunteering Recruitment Drive

Dubai, UAE, October 06, 2018:  A special volunteer registration event is being held this weekend at Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi to encourage UAE residents to participate in the world’s biggest sports and humanitarian event of 2019.    Taking place from 14 – 21 March next year, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will require 20,000 volunteers to help host the event.   The event at Yas Mall featured meet-and-greets with Special Olympics UAE athletes, Unified Zumba sessions, and interactive games to find out more about the different volunteering roles available at the World Games next year.    Gymnast Alia Al Zaabi demonstrated her talent with a lively gymnastics performance met with cheers from the crowd.    Certified Zumba instructor Clari Lehmkul, who will compete for ......read more

HHC looks forward to collaborating with Louvre Abu Dhabi to boost UAE's cultural heritage

Dubai, UAE, October 06, 2018:  The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) is looking forward to collaborate with Louvre Abu Dhabi in promoting the UAE’s rich cultural heritage. The HHC recently visited Louvre Abu Dhabi to explore ways of future cooperation between the Center and the world-renowned art and civilization museum. The HHC delegation, headed by H.E. Abdullah Hamdan bin Dalmook, CEO of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center, included a number of heads of departments and officials of the Center. They had a healthy exchange of ideas and proposals with Manuel Rabaté, Director of Louvre Abu Dhabi, on the local heritage aspect of the UAE.   H.E. Abdullah Hamdan bin Dalmook said: “We look forward to working with Louvre Abu Dhabi. With our strong background in promoting Emirati culture, values and ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Announce Line Ups for Two-day Italian Bonanza

Dubai, UAE, October 06, 2018:  As the UCI World Tour 2018 creeps into its final month, riders are gearing up to tackle the Giro dell’Emilia and the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli.    This will be the final opportunity for someone to pick up a victory on this year’s tour, and leading the charge for UAE Team Emirates will be Jan Polanc. The Slovenian will rely on support from teammates: Matteo Bono, Ben Swift, Alexandr Riabushenko, Manuele Mori, Simone Petilli and Edward Ravasi for the Giro dell’Emilia, whilst Oliviero Troia will be drafted into the team to replace Edward Ravasi for the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli.   Guiding the team across the two days of racing will be Sports Director, Daniele Righi who said: “The Giro dell'Emilia is more demanding. With the five climbs up San Luca, ......read more

A STAR IS BORN: In Cinemas next Thursday 11th October!

Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  In “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.  Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive.   In this new take on the iconic love story, four-time Oscar nominee Cooper (“American Sniper,” “American Hustle,” “Silver Linings Playbook”), makes his directorial debut, and also stars alongside multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Gaga in her first leading role in a major motion picture.  Cooper portrays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally.  She has ......read more

Registration open for the 4th MITEF Saudi Startup Competition

Competition organised in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel and MITEF Global December 25, 2018 deadline for application submissions  Funding of over SAR 325,000 awarded to winners at closing ceremony in the Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia, on March 2, 2019 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, October 3, 2018:   The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Enterprise Forum Saudi Arabia, a chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Global in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel, the Community Jameel initiative, has announced that registration is open for its fourth annual Saudi Startup Competition. This year’s edition will be held under the slogan “Challenge Yourself” and aims to nurture entrepreneurship and stimulate entrepreneurs in the Kingdom to contribute effectively to achieving the goals of Saudi Vision ......read more

Protecting People from Bullying and Harassment By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety

Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  Everyone deserves to feel safe on Facebook, and it's important that we help people who encounter bullying and harassment online. Today, we're introducing new tools and programs so people can better control unwanted, offensive or hurtful experiences on Facebook. New comment moderation, reporting, and appeal tools We are giving you more control over how people interact with your posts on Facebook because comments can sometimes be used to bully or harass people. We're introducing a way for people to hide or delete multiple comments at once from the options menu of their post. This feature is rolling out on desktop and Android and will be available on iOS in the coming months. We are also testing ways to more easily search for and block offensive words from appearing in ......read more

Islam Channel: Official Broadcast PArtner of the 25th World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC)

Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  Islam Channel is once again proud to be invited as the Official Broadcast Partner at the largest and most prestigious gathering of Islamic banking and finance leaders in the world, the 25th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference in the Kingdom of Bahrain on 26-28 November. The 25th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2018) brings together International Islamic Finance Leaders and is dedicated to the trends in the global Islamic fianncial services industry. This year's conference will explore and host discussions centered on the theme of 'Islamic Finance and Sustainable Economic Growth in the Age of Disruption.' Islam Channel is passionate about engaging in discussions driving the role of Islamic finance and FinTech in today's world, From ethical finance ......read more

UAE T20X Completes Icon Player Line-up With Sri Lankan Superstar Kumar Sangakkara

Two-time Cricket World Cup finalist becomes the fifth and final icon player set to represent a franchise team during this year’s UAE T20x tournament Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Wednesday, 3 October 2018:   Organisers of the UAE’s first owned international T20 league, UAE T20x, today announce Kumar Sangakkara, as the fifth icon player to sign up for the inaugural tournament, which is set to take place from 19th December – 11th January.  Sangakkara’s announcement follows the news that Pakistani legend Shahid Afridi will also join the league alongside cricketing icons from around the world including England’s Eoin Morgan, South Africa’s David Miller and West Indian Andre Russell.  Speaking on the day of his reveal, Sangakkara said: "UAE T20x brings a new evolution to T20 ......read more

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‘The Little Things' That Makes Summer All The More Enjoyable…

Dubai, UAE, August 08, 2018:   If you are looking for a bagful of surprises and delights, get to THE LITTLE THINGS. A hidden treasure trove of unique offering located in one of the biggest malls of the world - Dubai Mall, offering a wide range of exclusive gifts, novelties, toys to other most creative items you can find. Here are some may want to grab before they are ......read more

13 Emirati Authors Launched into the Portuguese Book Market…

Authors give away signed copies to visitors of São Paulo International Book Fair  Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018:  It is the first time that the works of 13 prominent contemporary Emirati authors have been translated to Portuguese and made available to the community of readers, book lovers and cultural enthusiasts in Latin America. Led by Sharjah, this translation initiative forms ......read more

‘1001 Titles' Highlights Role of Fiction in Emirati and Brazilian Literature…

During its participation at São Paulo International Book Fair Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018:  The unique Sharjah-based initiative to publish 1,001 first-edition Arabic books in two years, ‘1001 Titles’ has participated in the 25th edition of São Paulo International Book Fair, as part of a big Sharjah delegation, which is currently in the bustling Brazilian metropolis ......read more

“The world is thirsty for an Arab superhero"…

CNN’s Inside the Middle East delves into the region’s comic book community   Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018:  CNN’s Inside the Middle East meets a group of young, like-minded people who have a passion for comic books and have come together to establish a pop culture community. Brought up on seeing western superheroes, these comic book fans crave an Arab ......read more

Khalifa Fund calls for entries for second edition of Pitch@Palace competition…

Abu Dhabi, August 04, 2018: In line with its mission of encouraging innovation among the youth and promoting SMEs, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development invites creative entrepreneurs to participate in the second edition of ‘Pitch@PalaceUAE’ and the first edition of ‘Pitch@PalaceGCC, a competition being held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown ......read more

Taresh Al Hashimi's Oud Concert Brings Stories from the UAE's Coast to Brazil…

A selection of Emirati marine heritage songs performed at Sao Paulo International Book Fair  Dubai, UAE, August 04, 2018:  Emirati composer and song writer, Taresh Al Hashimi, played the UAE’s traditional Oud music to a large international audience of music lovers and cultural enthusiasts in Brazil. His performance took place at the 25th edition of Sao Paulo International Book ......read more

Aru Continues to Build Form as He Targets the Tour of Poland With UAE Team Emirates…

Dubai, UAE, August 02, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Fabio Aru is back in action, this time in Poland as he looks to build on his top 10 General Classification(GC) place at the Tour de Wallonie. The Italian Champion last rode in the Tour of Poland in 2015, achieving a fifth place after seven days of competition. This year, the UCI World Tour stage race forms part of Aru’s preparation ......read more

Dubai set to host world's richest coffee championships…

August 02, 2018 - The 10th edition of the Dubai International Coffee and Tea Festival (DICTF), is now host to the world’s richest Coffee Championships with a potential to grow Year-on-Year by bringing the world’s top barista talent to the region. The Dubai International Coffee Championships, in true Dubai style, is set to take top spot in the coffee world by levelling the playing ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts' roaming ice cream van spreading joy among families and kids in UAE ...…

Dubai, UAE, August 1, 2018:   Summer is here – and so is the ice-cream man! To escape the blistering temperatures, Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination in the Middle East, is giving out as many as 2,000 free ice creams to kids and families in select neighbourhoods across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain for two weeks, until 13 ......read more

Man of the Moment Dan Martin Back in Action for UAE Team Emirates…

Dubai, UAE, August 01, 2018:   UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin is wasting little time getting back onto his bike following a successful Tour de France, as he pulls on the team’s jersey this weekend for the Clasica de San Sebastián (4 August). Martin, who picked up a top 10 General Classification (GC) finish and the award for the most combative rider at the Tour following ......read more

Art Jameel announces the Gulf's first residency opportunity dedicated to arts writers and ...…

The second edition of Art Jameel’s multi-year commissions programme calls for proposals in Arts Writing and Research – the first of its kind in the region The selected writer will be awarded a three-month residency in 2019 at the Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, which opens on November 11, 2018 Writers are invited to propose a written project to be produced before the end of 2020; ......read more

Victorious Viking: UAE Team Emirates' Alexander Kristoff Takes Final Stage Win on Le Tour…

Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018:  It was a scintillating end to the Tour de France for UAE Team Emirates as Alexander Kristoff took home the iconic final stage win. The reigning European Champion, who picked up a stage win at the Abu Dhabi Tour earlier this year, saw off stiff competition in the sprint finish on the Champs-Élysées to take home what is one of the most coveted Grand Tour ......read more

UAE Aeropress Championship Spans All Emirates for the First Time…

Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018:  The 2018 UAE AeroPress Championship aims to bring the UAE coffee community closer than ever, with regional championships taking place in every Emirate for the first time.   Organised by Mokha 1450 Coffee Lounge, in conjunction with World AeroPress Championships and a wide range of sponsors, the 3rd annual UAE AeroPress Championship commences August ......read more

Lesage Homo Faber reveals the exceptional human skills, values and passion behind the creation of ...…

Discover the human face of the luxury sector at Homo Faber, 14-30 September  Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018:  The word luxury conjures money and status, but the original concept of luxury has a deeper meaning. Beneath the beauty of their outward appearance, luxury products can embody the values, culture and time-honoured skills of the master artisans who create them by ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Dan Martin Set to Celebrate a Top 10 Gc Finish and the Most Aggressive Rider ...…

Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018:  The penultimate stage of this year’s Tour saw the world’s best riders take to the road for a 31km Individual Time Trial (ITT) between Saint Pee Sur Nivelle and Espelette. It was a day for the General Classification (GC) contenders to make their last stand and one that allowed UAE Team Emirates’ leader, Dan Martin, to cement his place in the ......read more

Swift & Costa Return as UAE Team Emirates Head to London…

Dubai, UAE, July 28, 2018:  After a lay off through injury, former World Champion Rui Costa will return to action for UAE Team Emirates as the side head to the United Kingdom for the Prudential Ride London-Surrey Classic. Costa, who last appeared in the Emirati colours at the Tour de Romandie, will be joined by sprint specialist Ben Swift, who will undoubtedly be eyeing a strong performance ......read more

Martin Braves the Mountains: Irishman Scoops Second on Stage 17 of Tour De France…

Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin put in a thrilling performance on Stage 17 of the Tour de France to bring home another top five finish for the team – a result which sees the Irishman continue his pursuit of a top 10 General Classification (GC) finish. Martin, who held his nerve amongst the yellow jersey group for the first half of the race, decided to ......read more

Celebrating the legacy of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Art Perspective Exhibition…

Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2018:  United Arab Emirates:To commemorate the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, The previous St. Regis Dubai, in collaboration with Sulty Events and Entertainment will be opening an exhibition this week featuring 15 artists from 8 countriesin the surrounding area of ‘Le Patio”. Over ten of the artists are fromAlfalasiArtz. Emirati ......read more

Aru Back in the Pack as UAE Team Emirates Take on the Tour of Wallonie…

Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Fabio Aru will kick of the second part of his season this week, as the Italian looks to get back on track with an solid performance at the Tour of Wallonie (28 July – 1 August). Aru last appeared in the team’s jersey at the Giro d’Italia in May, but is determined to come back stronger, compete to the best of his ability ......read more

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed inaugurate Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi on ...…

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island’s latest theme park, opens its doors to public on 25th of July 2018 The $1 billion theme park is developed by Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations complementing Yas Island entertainment and leisure attractions, in partnership with Warner Bros. Entertainment Spanning 1.65 million square feet, the park features a total of 29 ......read more

Don't Miss Your Chance to Win a Gs8 Car at Modhesh World With Gargash Motors…

Dubai, UAE - 24 July 2018:   Modhesh World, Dubai's annual indoor amusement centre, introduces a great chance to win big this summer! Gargash Motors, the official car partner of the must-see kids’ hang out, is offering all visitors the chance to participate and win a brand new GS8 car with every trip. Families and kids of all ages are invited to come down to Modhesh World, ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts and Rta's Dubai Taxi Corporation Launch a Joint Campaign to Enrich Dubai's ...…

The three-month campaign commences on 1 August 2018 Dubai Taxi corporation to dedicate 100 branded family taxis to promote the destination  Campaign to feature an exclusive single day pass to enjoy two theme parks of choice for AED 235 Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, has signed an ......read more

Unlimited Entry to Modhesh World With the All New Summer Entry Pass!…

Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018:  Modhesh World, one of the largest indoor amusement centers in the region, introduces the all-new Summer Entry Pass, for an unbeatable price of only AED125. The Summer Entry Pass allows guests to enjoy unlimited entry to the fun indoor venue, in addition to receiving 2 raffle coupons to double up your chances of winning! With VR games, an indoor ice rink, ......read more

London art house launches in the UAE…

Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018:  London-based conceptual art house, Fortune Favours Art, today opens for the UAE market, with the launch of its website featuring some of the world's most sought-after contemporary and street art. Founded by British entrepreneur and art connoisseur, Louis Wright, Fortune Favours Art offers the UAE market unprecedented access to some of the world's ......read more

Martin Retains Top 10 in General Classification as Late Puncture Hampers Stage 14…

Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018:   UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin suffered a puncture in the final kilometre of Stage 14, hampering the Irishman’s chances of keeping with the General Classification (GC) contenders as they crossed the line. However, despite the bad luck, Martin retained his position in the top 10 of the overall GC standings, falling just one place to ......read more

Mubadala illuminates IPIC Square and Abu Dhabi Global Market…

Dubai, UAE, July 21, 2018:  In support of the Special Olympics ‘Light Up for Inclusion’ campaign, Mubadala illuminates IPIC Square and Abu Dhabi Global Market  Commenting on the ‘Light Up for Inclusion’ campaign, Homaid Al Shimmari, Deputy Group CEO and Chief Corporate & Human Capital Officer, Mubadala Investment Company, said:   “The Special ......read more

Dubai Culture Participates in ‘UAE China Week 2018'…

The Authority organises a number of activities in Dragon Mart Two Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 July 2018:   Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirates dedicated entity for Culture, Arts, Heritage and Literature, organised a number of traditional activities in Dragon Mark Two as part of ‘UAE China Week 2018’, in order to strengthen ties between ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Alexander Kristoff Narrowly Misses Out on a Stage Win in a Tight Sprint Finish…

Dubai, UAE, July 21, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates set off amongst a depleted peloton of 154 riders for Stage 13 today, taking on a flat 169.5km route from Bourg d’Oisans to Valence. It was a day for the sprinters - who had survived the Alps - to demonstrate their power, and a day for the GC contenders to stay safe and minimise any time loss. Alexander Kristoff did the team jersey proud ......read more

Pottery Barn Kids launches new ‘Back-to-School' collection…

Frozen and Mackenzie are the perfect lines for kids looking for colour, character and durability Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2018:  Pottery Barn Kids has unveiled its ‘Back-to-School’ Collection with a creative line-up of must-have school accessories – including backpacks, lunchboxes and water bottles for the little ones. Popular collections include the ‘Disney ......read more

SLC launches ‘Your Happiness is our Goal' motivational programme …

UAE, July 17, 2018 - The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) has recently launched the ‘Your Happiness is our Goal’ motivational programme (Happiness Programme), an important addition to the efforts aimed at creating an attractive and competitive work environment that is conducive to innovation, positivity and excellence, in line with ......read more

Dubai Health Authority launches scientific research competition to celebrate Year of Zayed.…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 July 2018:   To celebrate the Year of Zayed, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a scientific research competition to recognize remarkable talent in the country in the medical field.   The year 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE. DHA has held several ......read more

Egypt leads race to win Cartoon Network's Toon Cup from among 70 countries worldwide…

Millions of kids are competing to win the Toon Cup for their country Dubai, 16th July 2018:   Even as the FIFA World Cup has captured the imagination of football fans the world over, millions of kids are competing in the race to win Cartoon Network’s Toon Cup 2018. As worldwide rankings stand, Egypt leads the global leader-board from among 70 countries. Toon Cup encourages ......read more

Vegard Stake Laengen's Stage-by-Stage Guide to the Tour De France 2018: Week Two…

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018:  Heading into the second week of the Tour de France, Norwegian National Road Race Champion Vegard Stake Laengen analyses UAE Team Emirates’ chances of more success.   After a dramatic week one on the tour – which saw UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin make history and take home the team’s first ever Tour de France stage win – we ......read more

Ingenious inventions roll-in as the James Dyson Award deadline nears…

If you haven’t entered your project yet, there’s still time.   Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018:  A device tackling ocean plastic waste, a heavy-lifting exoskeleton and an automated pollination system are just some of the thought-provoking entries that have entered the 2018 James Dyson Award so far.    Sustainability Our oceans are swamped with eight ......read more

Martin Survives a Brutal Day of Racing on the Cobbles of Stage Nine…

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018:  It was a brutal day of racing for UAE Team Emirates as they battled through Stage 9, a 156.5km route from Arras Citadelle to Roubaix with over 22 kilometres of cobbles to contend with. It was a stage fraught with crashes, but the team rode courageously and no casualties were taken on the pave.    GC Contender Dan Martin, who had sustained injuries ......read more

Luck Not on the Side of the Irish as Martin Gets Caught in Crash on Stage 8 of the Tour…

Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2018:  After yesterday’s stage, it was a day of more flat roads, this time in Normandy, as UAE Team Emirates took on Stage 8 of the Tour de France – a relatively short 181km route from Dreux to Amiens. It was another day made for the sprinters, with the peloton setting off at a pedestrian pace for the first half of the race. The stage looked to be a straight ......read more

Martin Is the Man of the Moment as He Claims UAE Team Emirates' First Ever Tour De France Stage Win…

Dubai, UAE, July 14, 2018:  Today, Dan Martin earned the second Tour de France stage win of his career and in doing so became the first ever UAE Team Emirates rider to claim the coveted prize. The Irishman, who finished sixth in yesterday’s race, has looked strong in the saddle all week and had highlighted this stage as one of his main goals for the Tour. The team protected Martin well ......read more

Martin on a Mission as He Claims Sixth Spot for UAE Team Emirates in Stage Five of the Tour…

Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018:  Today UAE Team Emirates took on a race of two halves as they tackled Stage five of the Tour – a 204.5km course from Lorient to Quimper that began as a pan flat coastal course, before heading inland towards a series of short and tough climbs on highly technical Breton roads, which suited Dan Martin’s style of riding.    Once again, the ......read more

Confidence in Follower Counts…

Dubai, July 12, 2018:  As part of our ongoing and global effort to build trust and encourage healthy conversation on Twitter, every part of the service matters. Follower counts are a visible feature, and we want everyone to have confidence that the numbers are meaningful and accurate. Over the years, we’ve locked accounts when we detected sudden changes in account behavior. In these ......read more

New short indie movie ‘The Peril' is a wake-up call to parents about internet safety for kids…

1 in 3 internet users in the world is a child, says UNICEF report Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 July 2018:  Under the Patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hend Al Qassemi, the independent short film ‘The Peril’ by producer/director Zenofer Fathima officially premiered today at Marriott Hotel in Al Jaddaf, Dubai.  The Peril is a breathtaking narrative that aims to ......read more

Sharjah Summer Festival to kick off tomorrow with exciting, family-driven activities…

Families and friends are in for a major treat starting tomorrow, (Wednesday, July 11, 2018), until the end of August of this year. Shopping malls and institutions in Sharjah are sure to thrill you with exciting offers from a range of popular retail stores and family-centric activities at the opening of the 1st Sharjah Summer Festival. The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) ......read more

Exceptional in every sense - the recap of the Tour of Slovenia Cycling Race 2018…

Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018:  This year’s 25th annual Tour of Slovenia was exceptional in every sense. Through Eurosport broadcast and social networks, we brought the I Feel Slovenia brand to the world and presented Slovenia as an amazing green country with friendly people and several landmarks worth seeing. This year, the organisers of the Tour of Slovenia decided to present the ......read more

Tridom, Ras Al Khaimah's first indoor adventure park, opens its doors in Manar Mall…

Tridom, part of the Landmark Leisure Group, inaugurates with the tallest indoor drop tower in the Middle East at a height of 130 ft in Al Hamra’s Manar Mall, Ras Al Khaimah Introducing a unique entertainment experience to the Northern Emirates, Tridom hosts many indoor rides and attractions as well as the largest indoor play area in the UAE  Based on a swiping power card system, ......read more

Richard Quest explores our ‘World of Wonder' in new CNN series…

Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018:  “Quest’s World of Wonder can be summed up in one sentence: We’re going to interesting places to meet fascinating people,” says Richard Quest, host of the new immersive travel series on CNN International.   He continues: “We’re not tourists, we’re travelers. It’s a show about meeting the people who reveal the ......read more

Kristoff Cashes in as European Champion Secures Another Top Five Finish…

Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018:   It was a positive day at the saddle for UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff as the Norwegian followed up yesterday’s top five finish with another, crossing the line in fifth place during today’s Stage two. The European Champion came into the final stretch alongside his fellow sprint specialists as they battled it out in the closing ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts and GEMS Education launch the second annual Summer Camp…

Dubai, UAE, July 07, 2018:  Following last year’s successful Summer Camp, Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, has partnered with Gems Education for a second year in a row to organize a Summer Camp for children that will offer endless opportunities for fun and games, as well as boost their confidence and ......read more

CNN's Inside the Middle East explores the rising profile of the Arab film industry…

Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018:  This month on CNN’s Inside the Middle East, host Becky Anderson examines how the Arab Film Industry was projected onto the world stage at the Cannes Film Festival - the largest international showcase of cinematic art. 2018 witnessed the largest presence of films from the region since the festival began in 1946, and for the first time ever, four Middle ......read more

Free Entry to Modhesh World Every Sunday for Kids…

Dubai, UAE - 4 July 2018:   Modhesh, the ever-smiling mascot of Dubai’s summer, welcomes all families living in the UAE to bring their children down to Modhesh World and embark on exciting adventures this summer and enjoy free entrance every Sunday from 24 June until 19 August 2018.  The offer invites all UAE residents aged 4-10 to experience Modhesh World at Dubai World ......read more

Abu Dhabi Sports Council Partners with ADNOC to Stage First ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon…

Long-distance race to take place on December 7 Range of events open to elite professional athletes, seasoned amateurs and first-time marathon participants Partnership reinforces ADNOC’s corporate social responsibility commitments Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – July 4, 2018:   The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) ......read more

wasl properties reveals grand-prize winner of ‘Zayed Ramadan Competition'…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3 July 2018:   wasl properties has announced the winners of its ‘Zayed Ramadan Competition’. The competition took place throughout Ramadan and aimed to celebrate children’s creativity, highlight their innovation, and reward their artistic talents.  wasl committee selected Zobiya Javed Ansari, Sameeksha, Zunerah, and Therese to be ......read more

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