Dubai residents stand a chance of winning two Emirates return tickets for friends and family to visit them in the city
Dubai, UAE; 17 October 2018: Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has announced the launch of a new social media competition under the #MyDubai initiative, offering Dubai residents the chance to win two Emirates return tickets for their friends and family to visit them in the city.
Reflecting the enduring importance of Dubai’s largely expatriate population in acting as advocates for the city, the competition calls on all residents to share compelling moments in their lives that highlight the diverse culture and soul of the city. Participants can submit their entries on the MyDubai Facebook page, or simply upload to their personal Instagram and Twitter accounts by using ......read more
Led by English cricketer, Sam Billings, the team features top players from around the world
Dubai, UAE, October 17 2018: Xpress Money, has signed up as the principal sponsor of the T10 League team, Bengal Tigers. The second season of the T10, which recently became an International Cricket Council (ICC) sanctioned tournament, is being held from 21st November at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Bengal Tigers, which is being coached by legendary cricketer, Stephen Fleming, features top cricketers from around the world. Some of the names include Sunil Narine from West Indies, Jason Roy from England, Mujeeb Ur Rahman from Afghanistan, Morne Morkel from South Africa, and Kusal Perera from Sri Lanka. The brand ambassadors of the team are renowned cricketers Sarfaraz Ahmed from Pakistan and Tamim Iqbal Khan from ......read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018:
Date: 29-30 November and 1 December 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
60 more days to go before the closure of the nomination window
Dubai, UAE, July 03, 2018: With less than 60 days to go before the closure of nomination window for the 10th Mohammed Bin Rashid Creative Sports Awards, organisers have been impressed with the number of nominations they have received until now and are confident of scaling new highs in this Year of Zayed.
The nomination ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 01, 2018: UAE Team Emirates has announced its strongest ever Tour de France line-up as the they prepare to make their second appearance at cycling’s most prestigious race (7 – 29 July). The team will be fronted by General Classification (GC) contender Dan Martin, whilst reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff will be the sides big hope in the sprint ......read more
Your Summer 2018 Children’s Travel Essentials!
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: As summer approaches, it is time to start planning ahead, even more so when little people are involved! To ensure a tantrum-free trip, careful preparation is key – fail to prepare, prepare to fail! From durable drinks bottles to keep your children regularly hydrated to cute backpacks to fill with ......read more
Professional cycling team reaching out into the community to inspire the next generation of UAE cyclists
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: As part of its ongoing commitment to inspire the next generation of cyclists, UAE Team Emirates has partnered with Dubai-based sports activity provider Just Play, to launch the UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy – a summer cycling programme, ......read more
1,000 LEGO® lanterns were built as part of LEGOLAND Dubai’s special building experience, in partnership with the Beacon of Hope UAE initiative
For every LEGO lantern built, LEGOLAND Dubai is set to donate a ‘Beacon-In-A-Box’ DIY-light kit to children in impoverished areas of the world
Dubai, 26 June 2018 – LEGOLAND® Dubai celebrated the ......read more
Abu Dhabi - June 25, 2018: Start your Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2018 off right, then don’t miss out the opportunity to meet the character of your children’s dreams of the world famous Pinkfong and Baby Shark at Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi’s leading shopping mall. Running between 28 and 30 June, families can make their children’s dreams come true with the adorable Prince ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 25, 2018: UAE Team Emirates’ young guns produced one of the team’s best overall performances of the season, with Edward Ravasi, Valerio Conti and Simone Petilli all finishing in the top 10 of the General Classification (GC) at the Adriatica Ionica Race, and in doing so, took UAE Team Emirates to the top of the overall team standings.
The team ......read more
DUBAI – June 25, 2018: Watermelon Communications, the leading homegrown marketing and communications agency in the region, today announced its alliance with 3AW, a global network of independent full-service communication agencies. Watermelon is the only entity from the GCC region to be invited and included in the 3AW network of global communications, advertising and marketing ......read more
UAE is 100 per cent self-sufficient in safe blood from donors
UAE Citizens are among the top 96 nationalities who are active blood donors
Sharjah Blood Transfusion and Research Center organizes blood donation campaign in conjunction with World Blood Donor Day
MOHAP launches new mobile blood bank bus
UAE, 21 June 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), ......read more
ALFAHIM’s tie up with UAE Triathlon Federation highlights its commitment to the long-term development of the Emirates and health of residents.
Partnership will see ALFAHIM work with the Federation to boost participation in triathlon and sporting events across the UAE.
The Federation aims to increase number of youngsters and Emiratis regularly taking part in sports.
June 19, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018: UAE Team Emirates will continue its preparations for the Tour de France as a team of seven riders gear up to take on the Adriatica Ionica Race (20-24 June). The team will be fronted by Valerio Conti, who goes into the five-stage race in high spirits, having impressed in recent weeks at the Giro d’Italia and Criterium du Dauphiné. The young Italian will ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2018: Within minutes of each other, UAE Team Emirates were celebrating two victories on Wednesday afternoon. Italian Diego Ulissi took control of the fifth stage of the Tour de Suisse, breaking away on the uphill finish in Leukerbad ahead of a group of 15 chasing riders. Ulissi timed his attack perfectly and, from 300metres out, romped home to pick up the 30th win ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018: Medeor 24x7 International Hospital Al Ain recently hosted a successful Quran Competition in partnership with Awqaf Al-Ain. More than 120 students participated in two different categories of recitation and three 3 winners were picked up from each category by a panel of judges well versed in the Quran.
The Competition categories and winners were announced as ......read more
Dubai, June 13, 2018: With one day to go until the 2018 @FIFAWorldCup in Russia, the countdown has begun, and the conversation continues to heat up. This how-to-follow guide offers football fans everything needed to get closer to the #WorldCup action as it unfolds on Twitter.
Official World Cup emojis
Fans around the world can Tweet with hashtags in seven languages ......read more
A program aimed to empower pre-professional students with Facebook Advertising knowledge
Dubai, UAE; 11 June 2018: Facebook has announced that Arabic is now available as a language on the latest version of the Facebook for iPhone. In addition to the existing availability of Arabic on desktop and Android, this move will help people across the region use Facebook in their native language. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2018: UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin secured fourth spot in the overall General Classification (GC) standings at this year’s Critérium du Dauphiné in France. Martin’s impressive result came after he produced yet another strong display on the seventh and final stage of the race, finishing sixth behind eventual winner, Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott). ......read more
The short film, Estimrariya, emphasizes on the timeless principles of Sheikh Zayed
Abu Dhabi – 11th June 2018: In attendance of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Tolerance, Abu Dhabi witnessed the premiere of ‘Estimrariya’, a short film that pays tribute to the legacy of the founding father of the nation, the late Sheikh Zayed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: While most people rely on the internet to read these days, one cannot deny the feeling of holding a real book. Skyline University College organized the Skyline Book Fair 2018 with the theme, “Year of Zayed on May 14-15, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Library Department also conducted an Inter-School Competition on Storytelling, Drawing, and Oratory ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2018: UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff secured top spot at the GP du canton d’Argovie in Switzerland as the sprint sensation took his tally to four wins for the season. The European champion, who joined UAE Team Emirates at the start of this season, showed just why the team were so keen to obtain his services, as he unleashed a powerful surge to ......read more
19th edition of Modhesh World runs from 7 June - 25 August at Dubai World Trade Centre
Region’s much awaited family edutainment destination to offer immersive experiences
80-day excitement includes interactive shows by Dubai’s lovable mascot Modhesh and world’s most famous cat Hello Kitty
Dubai, UAE 7 June 2018: Modhesh World, one of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018: Did you know that drama, dance and singing is great exercise for your kids? What’s more, it unlocks their creative side and allows them to use their imagination and be free… completely away from screens, tablets and laptops!
At Hayley’s Comet Theatre Company, your kids ages 6-14 years can join the camp at James & Alex Dance Studios ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018: Defending champion Laura Massaro took a step closer towards the knockout semi-finals with a victory over England teammate Sarah-Jane Perry in the afternoon session on Day 2 of the ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals at Emirates Golf Club today, while Germany’s Simon Rosner notched up a second win to secure a place in the semi-finals.
Massaro, 34, is firmly ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018: UAE Team Emirates will line-up for the GP Du Canton d’Argovie (7 June) with a strong line up of riders including reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff. The Norwegian will be supported by team mates: Ben Swfit, Roberto Ferrari, Filippo Ganna, Oliviero Troia, Jan Polanc and Simone Consonni as they prepare for a race which is traditionally used as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018: The multi-talented artist, singer, composer and lyricist Salim Assaf, headed to Paris on Monday morning to attend the Ceremony by the Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music, and was awarded the title of “Professional Members”, In the presence of the Chairman of S.A.C.E.M – Jean-Claude Petit and the international music composer ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018: Dubai Municipality clinched the Nad Al Sheba Wheelchair Basketball Championship title with a facile 63-46 win over Dubai Public Prosecution at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on Tuesday night.
Dominant throughout their campaign, Dubai Municipality gave another commanding performance to deal Dubai Public Prosecution their third defeat in the final of the NAS ......read more
Rani, Unilever and Infiniti Commit as Show’s First Sponsors; The Show Premieres on June 11
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018: Twitter and Goal today announced that they are kicking off the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with the launch of the first sports live show in the Middle East & North Africa region, “#YallaGoal”, on the platform. Hosted in Arabic, the biweekly ......read more
Lexus LC claims a class win on its debut in the German endurance race
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018: Overcoming the challenges of one of the world’s most demanding circuits, the No. 56 GAZOO Racing’s Lexus LC, driven by Takeshi Tsuchiya, Takamitsu Matsui, Naoya Gamo, and Yuichi Nakayama, made a remarkable debut race and claimed the first position in the SP-PRO ......read more
For first time, celebrations will include fireworks on all three days of Eid Al Fitr
24-hour celebrations at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Mall on June 15
June 5, 2018 - Yas Island, UAE: Yas Island, the UAE’s premier entertainment destination, has announced an exciting program of celebrations taking place across the Island during Eid Al Fitr. From a thrilling ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2018: Egyptian World No.1s Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini were the big winners at the 2017/18 PSA Awards as they collected the Player of Year Awards in recognition of their exploits over the past season on the PSA World Tour during a gala dinner held at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina last night.
On the eve of the season-ending ATCO PSA ......read more
Abu Dhabi, June 03, 2018: After the tremendous success of ‘Pitch@PalaceUAE’, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has launched the second edition of the competition and the first edition of ‘Pitch@PalaceGCC’. The competition, organized in partnership with the ‘Pitch@Palace Global’ competition launched by H.R.H Prince Andrew, Duke of York in the United ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018: Defending champions Al Taher put in a consummate team performance on Sunday night, fighting back from a goal down to beat fancied Fuhood Zaabeel 2-1 and book their place in the last four of the 2018 Nad Al Sheba Futsal Championship.
Led by their diminutive Iranian captain Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh, a three-time AFC Futsal Player of the Year, Al Taher bounced back ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018: UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi finished just shy of a podium place at the GP Lugano on Sunday, after crossing the line fourth in the 185km race in southern Switzerland. The one day race, which was won by Hermann Pernsteiner (Bahrain-Merida), was Ulissi’s first competitive ride since completing the Giro d’Italia last month.
After ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018: Bringing together 30 talented Urban Sketchers Dubai under one roof to sketch and draw their surroundings on location, and share their work with the world, one drawing at a time.
Winners won exciting prizes, goody bags and their sketches will be exhibited within the hospital lobby during the whole month of Ramadan.
In the pictures are the 1st, 2nd ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 3, 2018: Despite his young age Rashid Al Dhaheri's racing exploits have seen him rapidly rise through the ranks of the karting scene in the UAE and Italy. In a further career development Rashid has taken part in his first race in China where he powered to a clean-sweep of victories.
The Abu Dhabi schoolboy made his debut in the China ASEAN ROK Cup at the Nanning ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2018: UAE Team Emirates’Diego Ulissi will embark on his first ride since the Giro d’Italia as the Italian tackles the GP Lugano on Sunday 3rd June alongside the experienced Ben Swift and a team of young guns including: Anass Ait El Abdia, Filippo Ganna, Aleksandr Riabushenko, Jan Polanc and Simone Consonni. The team will be supported by technical director ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2018: Organisers of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature have announced that pre-registration for the Montegrappa Writing Prize is now open. The competition has produced eight published authors in the last five years and is regarded in the region as one of the most significant ways for aspiring writers to get their work noticed.
First-time novelists from the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018: Egypt’s World No.3 Marwan ElShorbagy has withdrawn from next week’s ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals due to a hamstring injury - meaning three-time World Champion England’s Nick Matthew will make the final appearances of his career at the season-ending tournament held at Emirates Golf Club between June 5-9.
Defeat to German qualifier ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: Colombia’s World No.14 Miguel Angel Rodriguez cannot wait to return to Dubai when the ATCO PSA World Series Finals light up the Emirates Golf Club from June 5-9.
The 32-year-old is currently in the form of his life after claiming his first ever World Series title at the prestigious Allam British Open, when he defeated World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy to make ......read more
Experience non-stop fun for the whole family, with special extended hours during the very first Yas Waterworld Family Night
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 29, 2018: Yas Waterworld, the Middle East’s Leading Waterpark, is keeping its doors open to guests throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Yas Waterworld will continue to be operational over the coming weeks. ......read more
Abdallah’s own goal gifts Al Bahri a 2-1 win over the 2017 champions, while MKS sizzle in 5-0 win over The Emperor
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018: Defending champions Al Taher made an inauspicious start to their Nad Al Sheba Futsal Championship campaign on Monday night as Ahmad Abdallah’s own goal in the final seconds of the match gifting Al Bahri a 2-1 win.
In the other matches ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018: Egypt’s dominance of world squash has continued unabated this year with the top three places in both the World rankings, and in the World Series Standings for men and women currently held by Egyptians. And an incredible nine Egyptian players – five men and four women - have qualified for the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals which takes ......read more
New indie movie by Zenofer Fathima is a timely release that highlights prayer as a mighty spiritual force
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018: The debut of the independent film ‘The Power’ is especially strong with a timely theme and a compelling ending that is sure to give viewers a spiritually uplifting Ramadan. Produced and starred in by Zenofer Fathima and directed by Sachin ......read more
‘Meet-and-greet’ sessions and shows at schools, hospitals and malls part of awareness campaign for Modhesh World, which is opening on 7 June at Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, UAE 28 May 2018: Modhesh, the lovable mascot of Dubai’s summer season, has embarked on a citywide tour to spread the messages of fun, joy, caring and sharing, among children, teenagers and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 28, 2018: Mehnaz Amin Kamali, winner of the women’s 75km amateur cycling race for UAE Nationals on Sunday night, dedicated her triumph to Mizna Abdullah Ali, who was killed by a speeding car last week while she was training for Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament’s cycling competition.
Mizna, a member of the Al Wathba team, was cycling with a few of her teammates ......read more
British Open Finalists Rodriguez and ElShorbagy drawn together
Defending champion Laura Massaro to play World Champion Raneem el Welily
Dubai, UAE, May 27, 2018: The groups have been drawn for the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals, and squash fans in Dubai are in for a treat with sensational clashes in store when play gets underway at the Emirates Golf Club ......read more
Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik have beaten out more than 23,000 applicants from across the world to be crowned winners of the prestigious competition.
UAE, Dubai, 27, May 2018 – A team of three female engineering students from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah have become Procter & Gamble’s Global CEO Challenge Winners. Linah ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 27, 2018: The 500 Super Final Handball match between FC Barcelona Lassa and PGE Vive Kielce has received the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council.
The premier 500 Super Final Handball match between FC Barcelona Lassa and PGE Vive Kielce will take place on December 21, 2018, ......read more
The ‘Saudi House’ promotes cultural cooperation and collaboration between the UAE and the KSA in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Dubai, UAE, May 27, 2018: SIKKA Art Fair 2018, a flagship event of Dubai Art Season and the first annual initiative of its kind focused on supporting and showcasing Saudi, Emirati, and GCC based ......read more