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High-octane inaugural Socca Football World Cup kicks off on September 23 in Lisbon

The world’s first ‘6-a-side’ mini Football World Cup features national teams from 32 countries with the support of a number of organisations considering its increasing popularity.  DUBAI – September 20, 2018:   Hundreds of football fans from the UAE are planning to head to Portugal to watch the world’s first-of-its-kind ‘Six-a-Side’ mini football World Cup, which begins in Lisbon from September 23, 2018.  Organised by International Socca Federation (ISF), the inaugural edition of Socca 6 World Cup, will take place in the iconic Praça do Comércio in Lisbon’s city centre. Best national teams of 32 countries from around the world will compete in the week-long tournament. The 6-a-side football tournament is gaining momentum with 2.1 billion people are playing in the ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts Celebrates Saudi National Day

Congratulates Saudi Arabia and extends warmest greetings on this special occasion  Dubai, 20 September 2018:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest theme park destination in the Middle East is celebrating Saudi National Day with a unique offer on (one-day/one-park) and (one-day/two-parks) tickets to visit any of the three iconic theme parks, MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai and LEGOLAND® Water Park. The offer which is valid until 30 September, gives Saudi Nationals and residents one free ticket for every four tickets purchased to visit one of the most exciting destinations in the Middle East. So, a family of five can enjoy the destination for the price of four and children under three can enter for free. Each of the four unique theme parks at the destination offer ......read more

Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Huawei and Honor launch ICT Competition to discover and develop ICT local talents in UAE

University students in UAE may register for the program that seeks to better equip countries in the region for a fully connected, intelligent world Dubai, September 20, 2018:   Building on the huge success of its 2017 debut in the region, the second edition of Huawei Middle East ICT Competition, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Huawei and Honor launched the competition in UAE and invited universities and students to register before Sep.25th. The competition is designed to prepare the next generation of ICT leaders and uncover the local talent who will lead UAE into an intelligent world by pursuing Vision 2021 for digital transformation. The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation aims to develop specialized sectors of the economy by focusing on building the skills of the UAE’s human capital ......read more

WWE® Crown Jewel Set for November 2 in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 18, 2018:   The Saudi General Sports Authority in partnership with WWE will present the Crown Jewel at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2, including a Universal Championship Triple Threat match featuring Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman, and the first-ever WWE World Cup tournament to determine the best in the world. General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invite the world to celebrate this signature event. Following the sold-out Greatest Royal Rumble in April, this is the second event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   The Crown Jewel will stream live on WWE Network and ......read more

Ulissi Leads Line-up for UAE Team Emirates as They Continue Pursuit of Italian One-day Success

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates continue their pursuit of Italian one-day success this week and have announced a combative line-up for the upcoming Giro Della Toscana (19 September) and the Coppa Sabatini (20 September). The two Tuscan races will be the last competitive races for the Emirati team before the World Championships.   Leading the line will be Italian Diego Ulissi. He is joined by a wealth of experience, including fellow Italian Manuele Mori, Kristijan Durasek, Jan Polanc, Przemyslaw Niemiec, Rory Sutherland and Aleksandr Riabushenko. The team will be guided through the races by Sports Director, Daniele Righi.   Commenting ahead of the race, Righi said: “In these Tuscan events, all our riders will get the chance to show off their skills and achieve some personal goals. It ......read more

Consonni Wraps Up La Vuelta a Espana With a Seventh Place Finish for UAE Team Emirates

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Italian power-house Simone Consonni rounded off La Vuelta on a high, placing seventh in a fiercely contested bunch sprint in the Spanish capital of Madrid. The well-earned position adds to his growing palmares, which now features four top ten finishes in this year’s Tour of Spain – the biggest stage race of his professional career.    Stage 21, which is traditionally viewed as a procession for the General Classification riders, set off from Alcorcón and then looped back into Madrid, finishing with a series of laps around a 5.9km street circuit to make up the 100.9km pan flat route. In the final two laps of the city the peloton speed ramped up in excess of 70km/h as the fast men battled their way to the front of the pack on a technical course ......read more

Abu Dhabi wins bid to host 2022 ITU Grand Final in world first

- H.E. Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the General Authority for Sports and Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council: “Abu Dhabi will stage the most memorable 2022 ITU Grand Final” - Abu Dhabi will welcome over 7,500 triathletes from all over the world for five days   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 September, 2018: H.E. Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the General Authority for Sports and Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council has hailed the country’s successful bid to host 2022 ITU Grand Final. Commenting on the news of the successful bid, he said:   “We are thankful for the sport’s governing body and the participating nations for the faith they have shown to stage the 2022 ITU Grand Final in Abu Dhabi.   “On our part, we will leave no stones ......read more

Ten of the Best Heavyweights in Jiu-Jitsu to Battle it out for the Abu Dhabi King of Mats® Title

LA CONVENTION CENTER, LOS ANGELES, USA SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2018 Abu Dhabi - UAE, 16th September, 2018: Abu Dhabi King of Mats® Second Edition line up is confirmed with ten of the best Heavy weight jiu-jitsu players in the sport. One of the most prestigious invitational-only tournaments in the sport of jiu-jitsu, will have a combined total cash prize of $42,000 and the winner will be in line for a super match against the reigning Abu Dhabi King of Mats® champion, Alexander Trans, at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championships® in April 2019 in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi King of Mats®Line-up The exclusive invitations were extended according to the players past achievements in Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship® and Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® 1. Erberth Santos 2x Abu Dhabi World Pro ......read more

Honda voted “Preferred Sedan Car Brand of the Year” for the fourth year in a row

Dubai, September 15, 2018:   For the fourth year running, readers of the leading Filipino newspaper in the UAE – The Filipino Times, have voted Honda as their “Preferred Sedan Car Brand of the Year.” The award was presented to Fardeen Sara, General Manager – Sales & Marketing, Al-Futtaim Honda at an awards ceremony which took place at the – JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai. The Al-Futtaim Honda sedan range includes the all-new Honda Accord which was launched earlier this year, the sleek and sporty Honda Civic, delivering advanced sporty design, best comfort and best fuel efficiency in its category – Honda City and the all-new Honda Jazz offering unmatched versatility as well as class-leading space, with a range of configurations for carrying cargo and passengers. Commenting on ......read more

TechCrunch Hosts First Ever Startup Battlefield in MENA

Biggest start up competition in the world will take place in Beirut Digital District in partnership with FBstart Dubai, 12 September 2018: The first TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), presented by FBstart, will be hosted on October 3rd 2018 in the heart of the vibrant startup ecosystem at Beirut Digital District (BDD). TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, whose alumni community of 763 companies have raised over $8 billion, will be bringing early stage startups together across the region including Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Algeria and others.  The Battlefield will present start-ups the opportunity to compete and win a $25,000 prize, as well as being exposed to a big global investment community.  Additionally, two members from the winning startup will receive ......read more

Debut Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Calendar Announced

First race confirmed to take place on 15 December 2018 in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY will take place at 10 Formula E rounds from the 2018-19 season onwards First official introduction test set to take place 24 – 27 September at Silverstone, UK Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 September 2018:   Jaguar Racing has unveiled the full race calendar for the inaugural Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Championship. Up to twenty identical Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecars will line up on the grid on Saturday 15 December in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, for the first round of the new global electric production car racing series.    The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race will take place before the main Formula E race on the same city circuits, throughout the 2018-19 season and beyond. The series, a world first, ......read more

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi invites guests to enjoy the spectacular Friends & Family Offer

Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2018:  Invite your loved ones to enjoy the adrenaline-pumping rides and attractions at the award-winning Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and reap the benefits of the ultimate savings deal. The region’s leading theme park’s Friends & Family Offer continues to give unrivaled access to the thrilling world of Ferrari inspired and F-1 themed experiences for guests of all ages. The offer is available for UAE residents only.  Visit Ferrari World Abu Dhabi until 31 December 2018 with three of your family members or closest pals to avail a 15% discount off general admission tickets on site, and a 25% discount on all online purchases. Guests visiting the Park in groups of four people or more can purchase their tickets for AED 264 or AED 221 each, if bought at the park or online respectively. Pass ......read more

Facebook Launches Community Help on Facebook Lite

September 11, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Reaching out to you as today, Facebook announced the launch of Community Help on Facebook Lite in more than 100 countries, including the MENA region, across UAE, Saudi, Egypt, Morocco and others. This platform is aimed at making it easier for people in areas with low connectivity to find and give help such as food, shelter and transportation after a crisis. Community Help is a part of Crisis Response on Facebook where people come to let friends and family know they’re safe, learn and share more about what’s happening and help communities recover. In many areas around the world, networks can be slow and unreliable. This can be even more challenging after a crisis, when communication is critical.  Facebook Lite is designed for people to access Facebook in areas with low ......read more

Dubai Culture Organises ‘Writing Literature Novels and Editing them as Play Scripts' as part of Dubai Programme for Youth Theatre 2018

The workshop will be held at the Dubai Public Library - Al Twar Branch until 19th September, 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 September 2018: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage, and literature, is organising a ‘Writing Literature Novels and Editing them as Play Scripts’ workshop. It is held as part of Dubai Programme for Youth Theatre 2018 with the aim to develop the skills of young authors of literary novels in various human and social fields, increase the number of young talents in the field of theatrical composition, and provide the theatre sector with the new scripts that tackle the youth and their subjects of interest. The workshop will be held in partnership with Dubai Folklore Theatre, at Dubai Public Library - Al Twar ......read more

Win-a-robot competition launched by Epson

Placing tech in the hands of the future: Epson launches EMEAR-wide competition to win up to 3 robots   Dubai, UAE, 11 September 2018:   Industry 4.0 is a reality, and Epson - the global market leader in SCARA robots and provider of automation solutions since 1980 - is ready to lead the change. As automation continues to expand, many new and innovative applications for robots are being developed. Revolutionising industry and other sectors, they have the potential to radically improve the quality of our working lives.   The competition – win up to 3 robots   Epson is placing our latest technology in the hands of the future: universities, colleges and research institutions across EMEAR. Why are we choosing education and research institutions? To support the growth, development and ......read more

Afghanistan Premium League T20 (APLT20) Draft 2018

Icon Players Chosen in Less Than 2 Minutes Team Paktia picks Shahid Afridi Team Kabul picks Rashid Khan  Team Balkh picks Chris Gayle  Team Nangarhar picks Andre Russell Team Kandahar picks Brendon McCullum Dubai, 11 September 2018 :   Afghanistan Cricket Board and Snixer Sports today held the Afghanistan Premium League T20 (APLT20) players draft for its inaugural 2018 edition. Consisting of 23 matches, the first season of the league is scheduled to take place from 5th October 2018 – 23rd October 2018.    A total of five teams representing five regions of Afghanistan will play in the tournament. These franchises with their home ground are Kabul, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Paktia  and Balkh.    Final Draft after the 1st three rounds was as ......read more

Brian O'Driscoll Wins the 2018 Omega Celebrity Masters

September 10, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Bringing golf and glamour to the mountains of Switzerland, the second “OMEGA Celebrity Masters” took place this Saturday with a special victory for former rugby player Brian O’Driscoll. The tournament swung into action during the afternoon on the main course in Crans-Montana, after the professionals in the OMEGA European Masters had played through. Amongst the other famous faces were Didier Defago (alpine ski racer), Theo Gmur (paralympian), Cody Simpson (singer), Alfonso Ribeiro (actor), Ronald de Boer (footballer), Jeremy Roenick (hockey player), Katerina Graham (actress), Brian O’Driscoll (rugby player) and Anastasia Ashley (surfer and model). Women’s golfer, Michelle Wie, was also on hand as a “celebrity coach”, while the talented Swiss singer ......read more

Stellar Roster of Over 400 International Players to Be Included in the UAE T20X Draft

Kumar Sangakkara, Chris Gayle, Luke Wright, Shakib Al Hasan, JP Duminy,  Shahzad Mohammed, Brendon Taylor and Luke Ronchi up for UAE T20x Player Draft Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Monday, 10 September 2018:   The newly launched UAE T20x franchise league has been built on the values of player development and international diversity- and today it highlights its commitment to this by revealing a snapshot of the global talent who have made themselves available for the player draft, scheduled to take place in November. More than 100 players from England & Wales have registered for the player draft including T20 legend Luke Wright and big hitter Alex Hales, along with Ireland’s Paul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien. Fans of Caribbean cricket will not be disappointed with the news that Chris Gayle, ......read more

CNN's Inside the Middle East explores the region's evolving photography scene

Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2018:  On this month’s episode of Inside the Middle East, CNN explores the region’s growing art scene. The programme meets Mubarik Jafery, co-founder of Tribe, the Middle East’s only magazine dedicated to Arab photography. Jafery describes how his childhood developed his interest in art: “Photography’s been part of my upbringing. My father was a photographer. He was the first person who got a Hasselblad camera in the Middle East. He built the accessories by hand. He took all these portraits of us, it was very contagious – I wanted to be a part of that.”  He tells CNN why he felt inspired to establish the publication: “As my career developed in publishing, I felt that there was this major gap in the art world, which was an archive or representation ......read more

Neon Nights Closing Party Presented by “Ministry of Sound”

In association with Coca-Cola®and 104.8 Channel 4  Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 09, 2018:   The UAE’s leading waterpark on Yas Island and the world’s number one dance music brand present the ultimate neon party experience, on Friday 28 September from 7pm till midnight.  Guests will enjoy world-renowned International DJs such as SIGMA, PHILIP GEORGE and THE MENENDEZ BROTHERS from Ministry of Sound along with SAIF AND SOUND from 104.8 Channel 4 on the Neon Nights main stage, which is powered by Coca-Cola®.  Neon Nights guests will enjoy access to over 40 rides, slides and attractions, experience the UAE’s only Neon River, dance to the beats of the Silent Disco, capture fun moments with a neon-themed photo-booth, and watch the guest-favourite Neon Hydrojet Action ......read more

Fabio Aru Takes Another Top 10 Finish for UAE Team Emirates in Stage 14 of La Vuelta A Espana

Dubai, UAE, September 09, 2018:  It was another hard-fought day for UAE Team Emirates in Stage 14 of La Vuelta, as Fabio Aru added one more top 10 finish to the team’s tally and in doing so jumped four spots in the GC rankings to 13th position. Aru bedded in with his GC rivals early on in the race and stayed with them as the group broke away from the main peloton on the brutal climbs that peppered today’s 171km route from Cistierna to Les Praeres de Nava.    The riders were challenged with a category 3, a category 2 and two category 1 climbs, before they eventually took on a third category one climb to the summit finish on Alto Les Praeres, 750m above sea level.  Aru’s improving form saw him drive his way to the line just 39 seconds behind stage winner Simon Yates (Mitchelton Scott), who ......read more

Dyson announces the UAE winner of the James Dyson Award, Progressing to the Global Competition to be Judged by James Dyson

Providing individuals with disabilities a more comfortable way to travel, the Air Chair is a new and improved wheelchair providing ease of access and mobility. Individuals with disabilities around the world are restricted in mobility and accessibility when it comes to air travel forcing them to settle to uncomfortable circumstances.  6 September 2018 - Dubai, UAE:   Hosted for the first time in the UAE and Arab Region, the James Dyson Award has attracted many young engineers and innovators looking to solve a problem, big or small.    This year’s UAE’s national James Dyson Award winner attempts to solve the problem of air travel for individuals with disabilities. What is the solution? Air Chair – a new and improved wheelchair providing ease of access and mobility to disabled air ......read more

Comprehensive lineup of exhibitions and programmes announced for November inauguration of Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai

Jameel Arts Centre opens in Dubai on November 11, 2018 The contemporary arts institution features 10 gallery spaces; the Gulf’s first open-access arts library and resource centre; 7 desert gardens; commissions, studio and events spaces; a restaurant and shop  ‘Crude’, curated by Murtaza Vali, and featuring works by 17 artists and collectives, is the world’s first contemporary art exhibition to focus on the history of oil in the Middle East  Four solo shows focus on the practices of Maha Malluh, Lala Rukh, Chiharu Shiota and Mounira Al Solh  A site-specific installation programme includes works by Vikram Divecha, Lara Favaretto and the debut of new commissions by Shaikha Al Mazrou and the duo Alia Farid and Aseel AlYacoub  Dubai, United Arab Emirates | September 6, 2018 ......read more

Global Cinema Exhibitor Cinépolis Enters the Gulf With Al Tayer Group

Dubai, UAE, September 05, 2018:  Cinépolis, the fourth largest exhibition circuit in the world and the largest cinema exhibitor in Latin America, has partnered with Al Tayer Group, one of the Middle East’s leading luxury and lifestyle retailers, to build and operate cinemas across the GCC region. This venture will introduce Cinépolis’ world-class cinema-going experience - high-touch theatre concepts, including Luxury, Premium, Macro XE, 4D Emotion technology and kid-approved Cinépolis Junior auditoriums - to Gulf audiences for the first time. Over the next five years, this joint venture will establish Cinépolis as a leading player in the UAE, Oman and Bahrain. In Saudi Arabia, Cinépolis and Al Tayer Group have partnered with Al Hokair Group, a leading hospitality and entertainment operator in the MENA region. The ......read more

Deezer reveals the top Fitbit workout songs keeping the world fit

One Kiss by Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris is the most listened to track on Fitbit watches globally Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris’ One Kiss tops the beats per minute chart for fitness enthusiasts picking faster songs for their workouts Drake’s God’s Plan also dominates Deezer downloads on Fitbit and is one of the most popular songs for a workout in the US, UK, France and Germany  Destiny’s Child Lose My Breath is the most played song on Deezer’s top ranking fitness playlist, Gym Mix The top music genres across the US, France, Germany and UK for a caloric-burning workout are pop or EDM music  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 5, 2018:   Deezer, the world’s most personal music service, has revealed the world’s most popular workout music genres and songs played ......read more

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Ibrahim Nasrallah wins 2018 International Prize for Arabic Fiction…

Previously shortlisted and longlisted Jordanian-Palestinian novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah wins 2018 Prize His novel, The Second War of the Dog, is set in a future world Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018:  The Second War of the Dog by Ibrahim Nasrallah was tonight, Tuesday 24 April 2018, announced as the winner of the 11th International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).   The novel, ......read more

Meraas' Complimentary Urban Pixels Photography Workshops Get Underway…

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Dubai Sports Council Pavilion a big hit at Bangkok SportAccord…

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Flamengo to meet Real Madrid in dream Hamdan U16 final…

Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2018:  Flamengo’s Reinier Jesus Carvalho, the leading goal-scorer at the 8th Hamdan Bin Mohammed U16 International Football Championship, is hoping to keep his form going in Thursday’s final against Real Madrid and help his team return home as champions. Flamengo, the Brazil U16 champions, have looked in a league of their own at the Dubai Police ......read more

Dubai Customs takes part in Think Science Fair 2018…

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The Nation's Top Youth Football Teams Including Choueifat, BSAK and French School LFIGP Secure ...…

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du LaLiga HPC U16 Crowned UAE FA Academy League Champions and City FC Win U14 Category…

15 April 2018 - Dubai, UAE –   In a night filled with anticipation at the U16 & U14 finals of the UAE FA Academy league, du LaLiga HPC met their counterparts from City FC in both categories in the decisive battle to be crowned the strongest youth team in the nation. In the U16 category, du LaLiga HPC outplayed the boys in red from City FC from the opening ......read more

Martin Hoping for Amstel Gold as Irishman Leads Team to Ardennes Classics…

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Indie Film ‘Selfie' Premieres in Dubai…

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Saudi investors eye opportunities at DEAL 2018…

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Sharjah Children's Reading Festival Launches Four Competitions to Discover Children's Creative ...…

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First Qualifer of the 2018 Nations Tour Comes to a Thrilling Conclusion…

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Global Village sets a new record after drawing smiles on faces of more than 6 million guests and ...…

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Kristoff Leads UAE Team Emirates to Paris-Roubaix as Riders Gear Up for ‘A Sunday in Hell'…

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Riabushenko Snatches Second at Tour of Basque Country…

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Dubai Culture Supports ‘Zayed Painting Contest 2018'…

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Mirza Secures Momentous UAE National Championship Double…

Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Yousif Mirza sealed a UAE National Championship double, after the Emirati finished first in the Time Trial event on Saturday afternoon, adding to his record-breaking Road Race victory last weekend. The win – his third consecutive in the UAE National Championship Time Trial – adds to what is becoming a remarkable season for the ......read more

Kristoff Out to Cause Upset as UAE Team Emirates Announce Tour of Flanders Line-up…

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Prokop, Quintanilla Celebrate First Victories in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered by Nissan…

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A world of entertainment, this April on ITV Choice…

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Reading is Fundamental at Emirates Post Group…

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Dubai's Best Youth Footballers Secure Their Spots in du Football Champions' National Semi-Finals…

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Golden Mile Galleria's Kids' Carnival promises four days of fun, food and entertainment…

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Jillian Bosolo adjudged Spinneys Cup winner…

DUBAI – March 26, 2018:   The grand finale of the 13th edition of Spinneys Cup Championship, organised by UAE Equestrian & Racing Federation, witnessed a record crowd of 2,600 enthusiasts at the Desert Palm Polo Club in Dubai. Riders and horses from Al Habtoor Polo Club, Dubai Equestrian & Polo Club, Jebal Ali Equestrian Club, Al Ruwayyah Equestrian Club, Team Z7 joined ......read more

Prokop, Quintanilla Hit the Front in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered by Nissan…

Czech driver takes lead on dramatic Nissan stage as Chilean rider moves ahead in battle of the bikes   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 March, 2018:   Czech driver Martin Prokop and Chilean rider Pablo Quintanilla were the big winners today as the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge powered by Nissan served up a potent reminder of how difficult it is to find a path to victory in this ......read more

Tenth Edition of Sharjah Children's Reading Festival Begins April 18…

The festival will host renowned local and international authors, celebrities and social media influencers   Sharjah, March 26, 2018:  The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), will run from 18-28 April 2018 at the Sharjah Expo Centre. The cultural festival will feature an array of cultural activities, artistic shows, educational, recreational and sporting events and ......read more

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed attends Saluki finals…

Dubai, March 25, 2018:  His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, witnessed the season finale by attending the 11th Saluki Championship finals today, Sunday  25th of March. The Saluki Championship organised by Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC) was held in Al Marmoum (Circle 11) in Dubai.   His Highness Sheikh Hamdan, watched the ......read more

Al Seef hosts The Tale of Zayed through Art in partnership with Dubai Culture…

Colourful Year of Zayed art activation features paintings inspired by the life and legacy of the UAE’s founding father   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 March 2018:  This Dubai Art Season, Al Seef has partnered with the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) to host The Tale of Zayed through Art, an exclusive Year of Zayed event, as an extension of the annual ......read more

Dubai Culture Launches ‘Best Book Cover Design' Competition for ‘Year of Zayed 2018' Book…

Al Nabouda: The competition aims to highlight the values of the Founding Father, which are the foundation of our nation and remain instilled in us today  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 March 2018:   Dubai Culture & Arts Authority’s (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched a ‘Best Book Cover Design’ ......read more

Aventura offers great discounts for the whole family this spring holiday…

Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2018:  Searching for ways to keep your kids active and entertained this spring holiday? Then look no further than Aventura Parks. Dubai’s first adventure park is dedicated to giving children and adults the opportunity to experience the great outdoors, zip-lining through the natural Ghaf forest of Mushrif Park and testing mental and physical agility all whilst ......read more

The first helipad cinema in Dubai to screen Disney classics, Frozen, Moana and The Lion King over ...…

Come and see Elsa, Moana and Simba on the Helipad Cinema    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2018:   After proving a huge success to date, Dubai’s first ever Cinema on a Helipad at Dubai Festival City will be screening some of the best Disney films each weekend until 14th April.    Following the comedy film ‘All Nighter’ ......read more

Mark Zuckerberg tells CNN he is 'happy to' testify before Congress…

Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  LAURIE SEGALL, CNN SENIOR TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT:  I want to start with just a basic question, Mark.  What happened?  What went wrong?     MARK ZUCKERERG, FACEBOOK CEO:  So this was a major breach of trust, and I’m really sorry that this happened.  You know, we have a basic responsibility to protect people's ......read more

Saif Al Ameri Keeps His Nerve to Win Season Four of TRD 86 Cup…

Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, 22 March 2018:   Saif Al Ameri not only finished in second and first place in the two races of Round 6 of last weekend’s TRD 86 Cup, but his total points tally means he has won the championship outright. As the drivers lined up for the final time in the 2017-18 season – the fourth in its history – Saif Al Ameri bravely fought off the ......read more

27th Edition of ArtMap Celebrates Dubai Culture's 10th Anniversary…

The new edition of ArtMap provides full information on Dubai Art Season 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2018:   Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched the 27th edition of ArtMap, which celebrates the Authority’s 10th anniversary. ArtMap is published bi-annually in ......read more

Khalifa Fund signs strategic agreement to fuel entrepreneurial culture among Emirati talent…

UAE - March 21, 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, Honorary Chairman of the University Leadership Consortium and BUNYAN Initiative for the Capacity-Building of the Youth, the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development successfully signed a strategic agreement with the University Leadership Consortium (ULC), a capacity-building and ......read more

International Artists Showcase Works Created in Dubai: Art Dubai…

Five international artists reveal new artworks this week, created at in5 as part of Art Dubai’s first residency programme Dubai-UAE: 21 March, 2018 –   Throughout March, and in support of propelling the UAE onto the international stage as a leading hub for the arts, in5, an enabling platform for entrepreneurs and start-ups launched by TECOM Group, which seeks to nurture ......read more

Dubai's Top Teams in the duFC Enter the KO Stages…

Dubai, UAE – 21 March 2018 –   In the final week of the Dubai group stages of duFC’s official UAE Schools & Streets Cups, teams battled it out in their final efforts to top their groups and get one step closer to the du Football Champions Finals. In the nation’s only international scouting tournament, LaLiga scouts were also on the lookout for the top ......read more

International Toyota Dream Car Art Contest sees double the participation rates in its 4th UAE run…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, sees around 50% increase in the number of participants in the 4th UAE edition of the 12th global Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. Over 2,000 children aged 5 to 15 from 45 UAE schools have participated in Toyota’s global initiative, designed to encourage design of future ......read more

Emirati long-distance runner wins gold and the hearts of spectators…

Mariam Al Zaabi finishes in first place in her division of 1,500 meter race at New York University Abu Dhabi York University Abu Dhabi 20 March 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE long-distance runner Mariam Al Zaabi brought the crowd to their feet with a heart-warming and gold medal-winning effort in the 1,500-meter race at New York University Abu Dhabi. Day two of the Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu ......read more

Home Centre Hosts Design Competition to Promote Young UAE Talent…

Competition organised in collaboration with Dubai Design & Fashion Council Dubai-UAE: 20 March, 2018 –   Home Centre, the region’s leading home retailer, is set to launch a design competition in collaboration with the Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) for young and emerging talent in the region.  With the aim of promoting art and design, the contest ......read more

Emirati bowler Saleh Al Marri takes home gold at Abu Dhabi's Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018…

Athlete’s mother, Umm Saleh, says Special Olympics has helped to boost her son’s self-confidence around others as well as his enthusiasm for sport 20 March 2018, Abu Dhabi:  Umm Saleh fills with pride each time her son rolls a bowling ball to record another game-winning strike. Saleh Al Marri dominates the lanes wherever he plays. The 24-year-old Emirati is a bowling sensation ......read more

SIKKA Art Fair 2018 Features ‘Saudi House' by Culture-Focused Tamashee…

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, United Arab Emirates, 19 March 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, ......read more

Uk Teacher Andria Zafirakou Wins Us$1 Million Global Teacher Prize 2018…

Formula one champion Lewis Hamilton races to ceremony to deliver trophy  Ceremony hosted by Trevor Noah and included a musical performance by Jennifer Hudson     Dubai, UAE; 19 March 2018:   Andria Zafirakou, an art and textiles teacher from Alperton Community School, Brent, London, has been named as the winner of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher ......read more

Emirati woman grabs first place in women's category of 18th Fazza Open Championship for Shooting…

Top shooters touted as future Olympians 2500 contestants competed for 4 days Dubai, 18th March 2018:   An Emirati woman grabbed first place at the 18th Fazza Open Championship for Shooting (Saktoun Rifle) after seeing tough competition from veteran rifle shooters in the region and overcoming windy condition on Saturday at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Shooting Range in Ruwayyah, ......read more

Curtin University Dubai announces winners of Urban Arts Festival…

Dubai, March 18, 2018:   Curtin University Dubai has announced the winners of their inaugural Curtin Urban Arts Festival, a creative event with workshops, masterclasses, and competitions that challenged the artistic abilities of students in the UAE. Winners were selected from more than 300 entries from leading schools and colleges across the UAE. In the Photography Competition, ......read more

Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates SIKKA Art Fair 2018…

In celebration of the UAE’s Year of Zayed 2018, the eighth edition of SIKKA Art Fair upholds the values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan The Saudi House, a SIKKA Art Fair 2018 highlight, will promote cultural cooperation and collaboration between the UAE and the KSA Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 March 2018:   Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin ......read more

Milan-san Remo a Dream Target as Uae Team Emirates Announce Super-seven Line Up…

Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates has announced a super-seven line up for Friday’s Milan-San Remo race, with Abu Dhabi Tour stage winner and reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff leading the team as they look to secure their first race win of the 2018 UCI World Tour season.                   Kristoff, ......read more

Etihad Airways and Uae National Special Olympics Team Welcome Kuwait Special Olympics Team to Abu ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2018:   Etihad Airways and the UAE Special Olympics team last night welcomed the Kuwait Special Olympics team and supporters at Abu Dhabi Airport. Etihad had provided the Kuwait team with flights as a symbol of support to the UAE’s sister country. The Kuwaiti delegation of 84 visitors includes 54 athletes representing seven sporting ......read more

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