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Kasatkina Upsets Muguruza to Play Svitolina in Final of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

February 24 2018 – Dubai, UAE:  Daria Kasatkina claimed a stunning 3-6 7-6 (11) 6-1 victory over Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday to set up a final showdown with defending champion Elina Svitolina, who defeated Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-3. Although many might not be aware of the 20-year old Russian, Muguruza certainly was as Kasatkina held a match point against her when they last met a little over a year ago. That battle stretched to three hours and Muguruza only secured victory by winning the final set tiebreak. This time the tables were turned as Kasatkina fought off three match points in a dramatic tiebreak at the end of an incredible 86-minute second set before dominating a tiring Muguruza in the third. "I think she likes to play when ......read more

Kristoff Gets Top 10 Finish After Meeting Fans Ahead of Stage Two on Abu Dhabi Tour

Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff followed up his stage one victory with another top 10 finish, as the Norwegian battled hard in the bunched sprint to take a respectable seventh place and stay in contention for the General Classification (GC).    Commenting on today’s race, the European Champion said; “Today I didn’t have the same power as I had yesterday. There were other guys passing me and Viviani was very fast, but I was happy to fight for a good position today. The team put me in a positive position and I was in the mix with the other riders. We have another race tomorrow to try and grab a win in what should be a good day for the sprinters.”   Earlier today, Kristoff and his team-mates met new fans ahead of the second stage of the Abu ......read more

Fujairah Crown Prince attends inaugural Maktoum AlSharqi Falcon Championship

Saeed Al Mansouri and Hamad Thani Al Maktoum’s HBT team create history in Fujairah FUJAIRAH, 24 February 2018:   His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, the Crown Prince of Fujairah, inaugurated the Maktoum AlSharqi Falcon Championship, organized and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), which began on Friday 23rd February in the Madhab area in Fujairah.   His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, stressed the importance of preserving the heritage of the UAE through customs and traditions inherited from parents and grandparents.   The first ever falconry championship in the Eastern Emirate of Fujairah was also attended by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Chairman of the Fujairah Sports and Cultural ......read more

Hollywood comes to a Helipad

The first helipad cinema in Dubai launches this week at Dubai Festival City Mall   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 February 2018:   Dubai Festival City Mall is launching the first cinema on a helipad from 22 February to 14 April. In collaboration with Al-Futtaim Toyota, the unique Camry Helipad Cinema is situated on the iconic Festival Bay and will screen family favourite movies each weekend, including Overdrive, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Monster Family and more.   Shoppers need to simply provide any receipt of purchase from the Mall to get their ticket to the cinema experience.    As part of Dubai Festival City Mall’s redevelopment, the once operational helipad has now been converted so that shoppers can enjoy “one of the most instagrammable sunsets in ......read more

Abu Dhabi's Top Scoring Schools & Streets Teams to Face Off in Last duFC Knock Out Stage Ahead of UAE Semi Finals

U12 UAE Schools and Streets teams demonstrate great potential for development UAE Girls Challenge Abu Dhabi teams up for the challenge in national semi-finals Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 February 2018 –   The last day of du Football Champions (duFC)’s Abu Dhabi group stages took place this week during which top teams in the official UAE Schools and Streets Cups in each category faced off in the knock out stage which will determine which team will move forward to the UAE National Semi-Finals which will be hosted in Dubai in April.   They new UAE Schools and Streets Cups’ U12 category, which was introduced to enable younger football players with the opportunity to get discovered by LaLiga scouts through the tournament, saw over 300 young footballers participating in Abu Dhabi ......read more

Marathon Day Sees Top Seeds Reach Quarter-finals at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

February 22 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:  Top seed and defending champion Elina Svitolina and third seed Karolina Pliskova were involved in lengthy contests at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Wednesday, but both emerged as winners. Svitolina was stretched by Qiang Wang, who only received a place in the main draw as a lucky loser, but prevailed 6-1 5-7 6-2 in two hours 10 minutes, and Pliskova also took over two hours to overcome Carla Suarez Navarro 5-7 6-2 6-4. Wimbledon champion and second seed Garbine Muguruza defeated wild card Catherine Bellis 6-3 7-5 in a match that finished at 1.51am. But French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko and Wimbledon semi-finalist Johanna Konta both failed to survive the second round. Fourth seed Ostapenko was beaten 6-1 7-6 (6) by Elena Vesnina, and seventh seed Konta failed to take ......read more

HE Saeed Hareb on Fifa World Cup Trophy Tour

Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018:  HE Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, on the Fifa World Cup Trophy visiting Dubai. “The tour of the Fifa World Cup trophy to more than 60 cities around the world is evidence of its global appeal and a confirmation of Fifa World Cup’s status as the greatest sporting extravaganza on the planet. “The trophy’s visit to Dubai as part of its global tour confirms the country’s position on the international sporting map. Dubai is one of the leading destinations of the world; it is a brand which enjoys great trust and an enviable reputation on the global stage, whether it be the world of politics, economics, tourism or sports. “We have a very diverse community here, with citizens of more than 200 countries calling Dubai their home, and this ......read more

Kerber Continues Her Winning Ways at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

February 21 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:   Angelique Kerber demonstrated the fantastic form that has seen her win 13 of her 15 matches this season as she swept aside 2016 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships finalist Barbora Strycova 6-2 6-1 in just 59 minutes. Kerber, who has fully turned around a challenging 2017 to win Sydney, reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open and the quarter-finals in Doha, dominated her opponent from the start and once she had taken an early lead she showed no signs of surrendering her advantage. Now she will face the player who beat Strycova in the 2016 final, Sara Errani. "Yeah, I think I played a good match. I played a solid match," said Kerber. "It's always tough to play against her. You never know what's happen. She's always a fighter. But I'm happy to ......read more

Minister of Education Announces Qasr Al Bahr Initiative at NSTI Festival and Grants Sultan Binbader the UAE Young Scientist Award

HE Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi announces that 7 of the winners will be hosted at Qasr Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi and get the chance to meet to HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and explain their innovative projects to HH. UAE Young Scientist Award goes to Sultan Binbader from Alrefah School for his 'Emergency Robot' project. 6 UAE Ministers take part in the student retreat discussions and listen to students challenges and aspirations. Winners of 3D competition announced Dubai, 21 February 2018:   The National Science, Technology and Innovation (NSTI) Festival organized by the Ministry of Education and held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces concluded with the Award Ceremony that recognized 24 ......read more

L'ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Fellowship 2018 is now open for applications

It’s time for Women in Science to Shine Program to award fellowships worth EUR 84,000 to outstanding female scientists in the GCC and Yemen  Dubai, 21 February 2018 –   L’ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Fellowship is once again looking for worthy candidates for this year’s program. The annual initiative, in partnership with Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates and under the patronage of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, President of Zayed University, aims to recognize and promote women pursuing science in the region.  The initiative supports Arab women scientists and researchers in the region to pursue scientific research by awarding valuable fellowships. This year fellowships of EUR 84,000 will be given to 6 Arab female scientists either holding a ......read more

Upsets and Thrills on Opening Day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2018:   There were upsets and thrilling battles on the opening day of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, as former champion Agnieszka Radwanska failed to reach the second round as she fell 7-5 6-4 to Daria Kasatkina, and Johanna Konta made tournament history. Radwanska won the title in 2012 but last year she suffered a number of injury and illness setbacks and has struggled to regain her place in the top 10. Although she offered stubborn resistance in the first set she failed to find a way back in the second. "I know it's going to be difficult," said the former world number two who is now ranked outside the top 30. "We can see a lot of good players playing a really high level. It's not about one or two tournaments to come back. Maybe if you win the Grand Slam, you ......read more

Nikai's search for best legacy recipe makes three Dubai residents winners

The electronics giant ran a consumer competition on their Facebook page Dubai, February 19, 2018:  Nikai Electronics, a part of the Nikai Group of companies, has concluded its search for best legacy recipes on its popular social media platforms recently. The campaign, which received an overwhelming response from various nationalities across the GCC, was held to draw in the best recipes passed down through generations.  Speaking about the competition and engaging target consumers online, Mr. Karthik Moorthy, Vice President, Nikai Group of Companies, said, “Our social media team developed the idea of sharing the best recipes that have been passed down by mothers to our followers. This was intended to target the women between the age group 25-40 and engage them with their culinary skills. The campaign helped us ......read more

Get Your Weekend Entertainment Fix at Boxpark

Dubai, UAE, 19 February 2018:   Boxpark, the offbeat destination by Meraas, promises an action-packed week filled with entertainment options for the entire family. Immerse yourself in the Chinese New Year celebrations and for all movie enthusiast, there’s no place better than Roxy, the city’s only boutique cinema experience to catch all the Oscar nominated films.    Chinese New Year Celebrations   Brief:               Boxpark will be celebrating Chinese New Year with a series of performances, bound to transport guests to an oriental wonderland. With Chinese lanterns decorating the destinations, Chinese dragon dances, Chinese Folk Dances, Kung Fu Show, Han & Tang dance, Qipao Show and Face Changing performances.  Date:      ......read more

Kristoff Secures First Win for UAE Team Emirates as Team Gears Up for Abu Dhabi Tour

Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018:  Alexander Kristoff recorded his first victory of the 2018 season and his first in UAE Team Emirates’ colours as the European Champion took home the final stage on the Tour of Oman, adding to his two previous victories on this stage in 2016 and 2017.     The Norwegian produced a thrilling display in the final sprint finish to take home the win ahead of his nearest rivals, Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept Cycling Club), Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) and Magnus Cort Nielsen (Astana).   A five-man breakaway dominated the day’s riding, but an assured team performance gave UAE Team Emirates the edge, unleashing Kristoff in the sprint to take home a well-deserved win.   Commenting on his first ever UAE Team Emirates podium finish, Alexander Kristoff said; ......read more

Costa Looks to Retain Abu Dhabi Tour Title as UAE Team Emirates Confirm Star-studded Line Up

Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Rui Costa will return to the UAE this week as the former World Champion attempts to defend his title at the Abu Dhabi Tour (21-25 February) alongside a first-class rider line up. Competing alongside the Portuguese legend will be Italian Champion Fabio Aru, who makes his team debut and reigning European Champion Alexander Kristoff, who returns to the UAE following his top 10 performance at the Dubai Tour.    The three superstars will be supported in their quest for the General Classification title by Italian trio Roberto Ferrari, Manuele Mori and Diego Ulissi and Kristoff’s fellow Norwegian, Sven Erik Bystrøm. Guiding the team will be the experienced Sports Director duo, Matxin Joxean Fernández and Marco Marzano, both of whom led team at the ......read more

Celebrate Chinese New Year with LEGOLAND® Dubai

Discover an awesome celebration filled with festivities that welcome the Year of the Dog from 15-24 February  Dubai, UAE, 15 February 2018 –   LEGOLAND® Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is gearing up to welcome Lunar New Year with a host of festive round-the-clock activities for the whole family. From 15-24 February 2018, families visiting LEGOLAND Dubai will experience an authentic Lunar New Year Celebration with a Wishing Wall, a fun interactive Chinese New Year Trivia Wall, and an exciting four-meter-long mosaic building experience which will be made up of over 96,000 LEGO bricks.   One of the most time-honoured traditions during Chinese New Year is the custom of writing wishes for the year and placing them on ......read more

Keys Ready to Make Her Mark at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

February 14 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:   US Open finalist Madison Keys has already made a massive impression on the sport elsewhere, and now she is primed and ready to add the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title to her lengthening list of accomplishments. She became one of the youngest players to win a match on the WTA Tour, at the age of 14 years and 48 days, and was the first American woman to debut in the top 10 since Serena Williams in 1999, entering at 10 in June 2016 before rising to seven later in the year, becoming the best player to emerge from the United States in nearly two decades. This has resulted in some expert observers believing that she could one day be the best player in the world. Keys suffered a major career setback in 2017 when she had to undergo two rounds of wrist surgery, but she rebounded ......read more

Phenomenal development in falconry racing from small beginnings: HHC Deputy CEO

Fakhr Al Ajyal Championship for Falconry - Telwah  Over 5,000 falcons registered in the take-off area in two championships in Dubai this season   Farms in Russia, Kazakhstan, England, Scotland and Germany breeding special falcons to meet demand in the UAE and GCC  DUBAI, 13th February 2018:  The Emirati heritage sport of falconry has not only realized the strategic vision of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) to revive the intangible culture of the UAE but also attracted global interest from falconers thanks to the successful organization of two major Fazza Falconry Championships in Dubai.   As the curtain is set to come down on another highly successful falconry season with the ‘Noukhba’ or Super Finals of the sixth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (Pride of the ......read more

Dubai Electronic Security Center Receives Overwhelming Interest From Regional and Global Universities For The AED 700,000 ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award' Competition

The competition encourages innovation and academic research in the field of cyber security in the UAE and globally  The award embodies the essence of the Year of Zayed’s vision and UAE Month of Innovation  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 13 February 2018:   Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) today announced that the call for submission for the ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award’ has earned overwhelming response from regional and global universities. The competition has been designed to encourage academic study and research excellence in the field of cyber security, by asking research students to develop ideas and solutions for the current and future challenges of cyber security.    The DESC initiative for the competition highlights Dubai Cyber Security Strategy ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Mirza Takes Gold at Asian Cycling Championships

Dubai, UAE, February 13, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Yousif Mirza scooped gold at the Asian Cycling Championships in Myanmar, adding to the two silver medals he picked up at the competition in 2015 and 2017, as part of the UAE National Team. Mirza, the first professional Emirati cyclist to ride on the UCI World Tour and compete at the Olympic Games, beat his opposition in the narrow sprint finish to take home the gold medal and write his name into the history books.    The Emirati, who recently took part in the Dubai Tour, commented: “I'm so happy and proud to have won this race. I've worked hard in the pursuit of this victory for the past 10 years. With the support of my UCI World Tour team,  UAE Team Emirates, I'm trying to help shape the UAE cycling movement and this victory is very ......read more

ADNOC Schools Team Wins Etihad Artificial Intelligence Competition

ADNOC students beat out four other teams to take top spot in Abu Dhabi carrier’s innovation challenge Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 12, 2018:   A team of five students from ADNOC Schools reached first place in Etihad Airways’ Artificial Intelligence Competition, held in Abu Dhabi. With five teams and over 40 students participating, the competition challenged the children to develop a service or solution that harnesses the power of AI technology in order to solve a problem or create a new capability within the aviation or air transport sectors.  The competition, held by Etihad and enabled by IBM technology, was held as part of the UAE’s Innovation Month.  The competition took place in several phases. The students were first required to familiarize themselves with IBM’s Digital ......read more

Garbiñe Muguruza Hungry for Success at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

February 12 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:   Wimbledon champion and former world number one Garbiñe Muguruza will be hungry for success when she begins her bid for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships trophy next week. The Spaniard enjoyed a fantastic 2017, winning at the All England Club to add a second Grand Slam crown to the one she earned in Paris a year earlier. By beating Serena Williams to win the 2016 French Open and then Venus to win Wimbledon, she became the first player to defeat both Williams’ sisters in Grand Slam singles finals. Last season she also won the Cincinnati title with victory over world number one Karolina Pliskova in the semis and number two Simona Halep in the final, and after the US Open she claimed the number one ranking herself. Her trip to Australia though was not as successful, as ......read more

Arab Duo Showcase Team's Potential in Final Stage of Dubai Tour

Dubai, UAE, February 11, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff finished ninth in the General Classification (GC) of the Dubai Tour, after yet another strong ride with fantastic support from his new team mates. The European Champion went into today’s final stage with the hope of scooping a podium position, but suffered another spate of bad luck after being caught up behind a crash in the final kilometre of the race.   However, Kristoff – who will continue his season at next week’s Tour of Oman and the Abu Dhabi Tour – was superbly led through the race by the attacking Arab duo of Anass Ait El Abdia and UAE National Champion Yousif Mirza. Mirza, who attempted an early break away, dropped back into the peloton and worked tactically with his team-mates to set the pace and control the ......read more

Dubai Culture Announces an Exciting Line-up of Artists for SIKKA Art Fair 2018

Over 40 submissions selected by the Authority’s judging panel  SIKKA Art Fair is a flagship event of Dubai Art season, the Emirate’s annual city-wide celebration of arts and culture  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 February 2018:   Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced its line-up of artists for the eighth edition of the SIKKA Art Fair 2018. Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, SIKKA will take place from 17th to 26th March 2018 at Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood.    The judging panel assessed a record number of over 200 submissions to select the 45 final artworks for SIKKA ......read more

'Stranger Things' Spring Camp!

Dubai’s most exciting drama camp for children & teens    Dubai, UAE, February 10, 2018:  From monsters and spaceships to pinball and bowling to best friends and prom… throw some crazy 80s music in there and what do you have? A unique drama camp based on the HIT NETFLIX TV SHOW ‘STRANGER THINGS’! Are your kids ready to venture to the UPSIDE DOWN…?   At Hayley’s Comet Theatre Company, your kids ages 6-14 years can join the camp at James & Alex Dance Studios and immerse themselves into a creative, energetic environment where they can make friends and get to perform a show at the end of the week!   What will your kids do at camp? They will build team skills by playing special drama games themed with spooky happenings, monsters and retro mania! Plus, they ......read more

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Reality-TV Show ‘Omo Achievers Kitchen' Ends on A Successful Note.…

13 UAE based women participate in the mini-series produced by Unilever and B4U     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 4, 2017:  As part of its global initiative to empower 5 million women by 2020 through the power of its brands; Unilever partnered with B4U Plus to produce a thirteen-week miniseries ‘Omo Achievers Kitchen’ - featuring UAE women ......read more

DIFF to Showcase Regional Creativity With Gulf Muhr Shorts…

Latest shorts from across the region confirmed for the highly anticipated Muhr Gulf Short Awards  Dubai, 04 October 2017:  The innovative Muhr Gulf Short section returns to the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) with a diverse selection of creative short films from across the region, providing a crucial opportunity for filmmakers to premiere their unique projects on the world ......read more

Consonni & Ulissi Secure Top 10 Finishes for UAE Team Emirates…

Dubai, UAE, October 2, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates continued their pursuit of a victory in the latest Italian day races, as Colombian Diego Ulissi finished seventh at the Giro dell’Emilia on Saturday, whilst Italian Simone Consonni finished ninth at the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli on Sunday.    Ulissi caught the eye with his performance on the 223km route from Bologna to ......read more

Capital Club Partners with Fine Art Gallery, West Contemporary…

Monday 2nd October 2017, Dubai:  The Capital Club, Dubai’s leading private business club, is delighted to announce a new partnership with West Contemporary, a fine art gallery and art consultancy. West Contemporary, works with a handpicked selection of some of the best contemporary fine artists including Robi Walters, Carne Griffths and Beth Cullen-Kerridge who created a 20ft marble ......read more

Sharjah Art Museum to Exhibit Lifetime Work of Pioneering Kuwaiti Artist…

Lasting Impressions: Thuraya Al-Baqsami runs from October 11 to December 16, 2017. SHARJAH, October 1, 2017:   Sharjah Art Museum is to open the UAE’s first exhibition dedicated to the award-winning Kuwaiti artist and writer Thuraya Al-Baqsami. Running from October 11, 2017 to December 16, 2017, Lasting Impressions: Thuraya Al-Baqsami is the eighth edition of the Lasting ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Continue Pursuit of Italian Victory…

Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates continue their pursuit of an Italian race win as they head to Emilia-Romagna (Italy) and Bologna (Italy) to take part in two, one day UCI Europe races - the Giro dell'Emilia (September 30) and the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli (October 1).    Eight UAE Team Emirates' riders will form the line-up, which features the ......read more

First Short Films Shorlisted for Diff's Prestigious Muhr Awards…

The latest in innovative filmmaking revealed  Region’s top talent go head to head for 2019 Academy Award consideration  Dubai, 27 September 2017:  The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has announced the first seven films shortlisted for the highly anticipated Muhr Awards, displaying the latest and greatest in regional cinema. Taking place over the course of the ......read more

Shaikh Returns to Form with SWS Senior Cup Win…

Eelma Tops Masters Class and Maiden Junior Cup Victory For Gid Dubai, UAE, 27 September 2017:   Veteran racers dominated the SWS Senior Cup on Monday night (25 September) at Dubai Kartdrome with Anjum Shaikh taking the overall victory and Heiki Eelma claiming Masters.  In the SWS Junior Cup, Hugo Gid nabbed the top step of the podium for the very first time. SWS Senior Cup ......read more

Sharjah International Children's Film Festival 2017 to Screen 124 Films from 31 Countries…

The fifth edition of SICFF to Kick-off on October 8 UAE, USA and France submit the largest number of films 50 workshops including Walt Disney artists and Game of Thrones visual effects team 70 directors walk the red carpet 19 members in each judging panel  Sharjah, September 27, 2017:  The fifth edition of the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF) ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Return to Racing After World Cycling Championships…

Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates will head to Tuscany (Italy) to take part in two UCI Europe races - the Giro della Toscana-Memorial Martini (from 26th - 27th September) and the Coppa Sabatini - Gran Premio città di Peccioli (September 28) following the World Cycling Championships that concluded on Sunday in Bergen, Norway.    The line-up consists of eight ......read more

Art Jameel showcases works by Egyptian artist Maha Maamoun in Dubai…

The exhibition at Project Space Art Jameel, Alserkal Avenue, is Maha Maamoun’s first solo show in the Gulf Dubai, United Arab Emirates | September 25, 2017:  Art Jameel’s latest initiative in its Project Space in Dubai is an exhibition of video and photographic works by renowned Egyptian artist Maha Maamoun.    ‘Works by Maha Maamoun’ takes ......read more

Nelson Piquet Jr and Mitch Evans to Electrify Panasonic Jaguar Racing…

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Dubai Culture Receives 29 Scripts for ‘Best Script Award' Under a ‘Year of Giving 2017' Theme…

Part of the Dubai Programme for Youth Theatre 2017-2018   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 September 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced that applications are now closed for its ‘Best Script Award’, which was launched earlier in August as part of the Dubai programme ......read more

UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation® Conducted the Official Weigh-ins of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® Los Angeles…

Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2017:   The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation®, the official authority for the sport of Jiu-Jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Weigh-ins today at the Los Angeles Convention Center, ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® | Los Angeles. The Jiu-Jitsu club players from the UAE: Al-Ain, Al Wahda, Al Jazira and Al Nasr made weight ahead of their ......read more

Anis Sajan, Mentor of Indian Team plots UAE Teams down fall in clash of the titans…

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Leading Bahraini Artist Rayyah Fathalla Appointed Director of Centre of Excellence for Arabic ...…

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Dubai Culture Takes ‘Dubai Next' to London Design Festival…

6th edition of ‘Dubai Next’ to be held in London from 18-20th September as part of the London Design Festival programme ‘Dubai Next’ 6th edition marks the final of series of extensive programme held in support of the  2017 UK/UAE Year of Creative Collaboration   Programme features the launch of a new ‘Islamic Art Economy’ book by Dubai culture, ......read more

UAE Team Emirates La Vuelta Wrap-Up…

After more than 3,000km of arduous racing through France, Andorra and Spain, UAE Team Emirates wrapped-up their first Vuelta a España on Sunday, marking the culmination of a successful debut for the new team at the three historic Grand Tours. The third and final of the three most prestigious races on the UCI WorldTour, the 2017 Vuelta  provided 21 challenging stages and saw UAE Team ......read more

How Butch can you get?…

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DIFF Presents Two Outstanding Films for Golden Globe Consideration…

Vatche Boulghourjian’s ‘Tramontane’ and Magdi Ahmed Ali’s ‘Mawlana’   Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced they will present Vatche Boulghourjian’s ‘Tramontane’ and Magdi Ahmed Ali’s ‘Mawlana’ to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) in Los ......read more

Sharjah Art Foundation Announces Details of Sharjah Biennial 13 Act II in Beirut, Including the ...…

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Cate Blanchett to Head IWC Filmmakers Jury at DIFF 2017…

THE OSCAR WINNER AND IWC BRAND AMBASSADOR WILL RETURN TO DIFF FOR THE SIXTH EDITION OF THE AWARD THAT CELEBRATES ASPIRING GULF FILMMAKERS. SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR THE USD 100,000 PRIZE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON. Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen and the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) have confirmed Academy Award-winning actress ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Reflect on Successful First Vuelta a España…

Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  After more than 3,000km of arduous racing through France, Andorra and Spain, UAE Team Emirates wrapped-up their first Vuelta a España on Sunday, marking the culmination of a successful debut for the new team at the three historic Grand Tours. The third and final of the three most prestigious races on the UCI WorldTour, the 2017 Vuelta  provided 21 ......read more

Fifth Edition of Sharjah International Children's Film Festival Appoints World-class Jury Lineup…

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Traditional Media Trumps Threat of Fake News According to Annual Ogilvy Media Influence Survey…

Higher Standards for Authenticity Challenge Media Outlets and Brands Today to Reinvent Storytelling    DUBAI, UAE, September 9, 2017:  Results released today from part two of Ogilvy Media Influence’s annual global survey of more than 250 reporters and producers found that the rise in reports of “fake news” has elevated trust in traditional media, contrary to ......read more

The Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge Marks the Start of the Cycling Season…

09, September, 2017 DUBAI UAE:  The cycling season is now well under way as the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge launched with its first Build-Up Ride. Over 400 cyclists took on the 32.5km challenge at Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City - District One Cycling and Running Track, the official venue partner for this event as they prepare for the big 92km event taking place on Friday 15th ......read more

Rui Costa Fourth in Thrilling Sprint Finish on Vuelta Stage 19…

Dubai, UAE, September 9, 2017:  A dramatic last few hundred meters on stage 19 of the Vuelta a España saw UAE Team Emirates’ Portuguese rider Rui Costa cross the finishing line in fourth place in a restricted sprint. Rui Costa and his teammate Mohoric, himself already a stage winner at this year's race, produced an attacking display of undeniable class as they formed part of ......read more

Reality-TV Show ‘Omo Achievers Kitchen' Ends on A Successful Note…

13 UAE based women participate in the mini-series produced by Unilever and B4U UAE– September 7, 2017:  As part of its global initiative to empower 5 million women by 2020 through the power of its brands; Unilever partnered with B4U Plus to produce a thirteen-week mini-series ‘Omo Achievers Kitchen’ - featuring UAE women entrepreneurs.    UAE ranks 19 on the ......read more

Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival to host two new barista championships with prize pot of ...…

September 06, 2017 - The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF), the Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea, is raising the stakes this year by featuring the new and exciting Dubai International Coffee Championships with winners getting a chance to take home part of the prize pool of USD 25,000, the largest in the history of barista competitions across the ......read more

Louvre Abu Dhabi to welcome visitors from November…

Abu Dhabi, 6 September 2017:  Louvre Abu Dhabi today announced it will open its doors to the public on 11 November 2017. It is the first museum of its kind in the Arab world: a universal museum that focuses on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures.  The opening celebrations will include a wide range of public programmes, including symposiums, performances, concerts, ......read more

Revealed: The Record-Breaking Stars of Guinness World Records 2018…

OUT 7 SEPTEMBER 2017 – SEE MORE AT #GWR2018   AMONGST MANY, SOME OF THE MIDDLE EAST RECORD-BREAKERS REVEALED TODAY ARE: Most mechanical energy produced by Pedalling on Static Bicycle in one hour:  Largest Stencil: Largest tyre-mark image: Most world music awards for best-selling Middle East artist: Most full-body revolutions maintaining a chest stand in one ......read more

Meintjes Successfully Defends GC Standing on Stage 16…

Dubai, UAE, September 6, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes successfully defended his 14th position in the General Classification (GC) standings during today’s Stage 16 of the Vuelta a España. The South African placed 38th in today’s Individual Time Trial (ITT), with the stage victory going to Chris Froome (Team Sky). Froome also defended his lead in the overall ......read more

Ulissi to Lead UAE Team Emirates at Dual Canadian Races…

Dubai, UAE, September 6, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates head to Canada with a line-up of eight riders to take part in Canada’s only two UCI WorldTour races. The team, led by Italian rider Diego Ulissi, starts with the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec on Friday 8 September before heading south west to race at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal on Sunday 10 ......read more

Flip Out Makes Going Back To School Even More Flippin' Fun…

Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2017:  Kids across the UAE have never been more excited to go back to school thanks to Flip Out Dubai’s brand new initiative, where bouncing enthusiasts can enjoy three hours of flippin' fun and a regular Slushee drink for just AED 100 per person. Children can take a well earned break and have fun, taking over the giant indoor trampoline universe jumping ......read more

Dubai Film and TV Commission announce Facebook as strategic partner for VIDXB 2017 Debut Event…

Dubai-UAE: 5 September, 2017:  VIDXB, the MENA region’s first ever annual gathering celebrating the world of online content creation, has announced Facebook as a strategic partner. Facebook will play an integral role in the two-day event that is set to take place from 8th to 9th December 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. VIDXB will offer a curated program for fans, creators, and ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Achieve Top Results at European Races…

Dubai, UAE, September 4, 2017:  Eight riders from UAE Team Emirates were in action over the past two days, taking part in two consecutive back-to-back one day races.    The team started with The Brussels Classic (formerly Paris-Brussels) on Saturday 2 September, where Slovenian rider Marko Kump came in second place following a sprint finish, making it onto the podium that saw ......read more

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Celebrates Community-Driven Initiatives During Eid…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 4, 2017:  As part of its ongoing collaboration with the local community, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has teamed up with Hamad Center for Special Needs and New Fairytales and Fables Initiative during Eid Al-Adha. Children from Hamad Center for Special Needs were asked to create stories around Eid and its meaning, which are now being displayed at the Park. The Park ......read more

Facebook launches Safety Resources for MENA Journalists…

Facebook Safety for Journalists Guide now available in Arabic September 4th, 2017, Dubai, UAE:  As part of the Facebook Journalism Project‘s goal to provide training and tools for journalists, Facebook launched Facebook Safety for Journalists.  Working in consultation with the European Journalism Centre, the Committee to Protect Journalists, ConnectSafely, the Inter American ......read more

Get Into the Swing of Things at Dubai Sports City's Annual Open Day…

The FREE Open Day will take place at Dubai Sports City on 9thSeptember 2017 Following the Open Day open trials will be held for the ICC Academy’s brand new scholarship programme  Dubai, UAE, 4 September 2017:  Dubai residents are in for a family-fun, sporting spectacular as Dubai Sports City opens its doors to the public in order to showcase the very best of its sporting ......read more

UAE Team Emirates to Tackle Back to Back Races…

Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017:  The first week of September sees an action packed couple of days with eight riders from UAE Team Emirates taking part in two consecutive back to back one day races. The team starts with the Bruxelles Cycling Classic (formerly Paris-Brussels) on Saturday 2 September before heading to France for the Grand Prix de Fourmies (La Voix Du Nord) on Sunday 3 ......read more

Beginning of a new season with BETADINE® Youth Football Development Programme in Abu Dhabi…

Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2017:  Mundipharma, a leading healthcare organization, whose BETADINE® range is the ‘Official Healthcare Product Partner’ of English Premier League giants Manchester City will co-host a highly anticipated two-day youth football camp taking place in Abu Dhabi on 6th & 7th September 2017. One hundred children will have the opportunity to be trained ......read more

Ginoong Kabayan 2017 Candidates Gear Up for Finals…

www.facebook.com/UplineMedia www.upline.media   DUBAI - Ten (10) gentlemen are all set for the Ginoong Kabayan "Grand Gala Night" and finals on September 2, 2017 at Marco Polo Hotel.  Upline Media brings back one of Dubai's illustrious pageant brands for Filipino men, Ginoong Kabayan. The stint aims to uplift the image of Pinoy gentlemen, exuding not only ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Signs Kristoff & Bystrøm…

United Arab Emirates: Tuesday 29th August, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates has announced that it has reached a deal with cyclist, Alexander Kristoff to join the Emirati team for the 2018 season. The European Champion has signed a two year deal and becomes the teams third signing of the Summer, alongside Dan Martin and Rory Sutherland. Commenting on his move, Alexander Kristoff said; ......read more

Top Tennis Star Dominic Thiem Has Been Speaking About His Involvement in the Mubadala World Tennis ...…

Top Tennis Star Dominic Thiem Has Been Speaking About His Involvement in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, as Fellow Participant Rafael Nadal Reclaims World Number One Position Ahead of the US Open Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 August 2017:  Hot on the heels of the recent announcement that Rafael Nadal, Milos Raonic and Dominic Thiem will be appearing at the Mubadala World Tennis ......read more

Five du LaLiga HPC Players Invited for Professional Trials at LaLiga Clubs…

Ahmed Salam, Yahia Iraqi and Mehdi Elkhamlichi join Malaga CF training  Mohammed Bouherrafa selected for trials by UD Alméria and Mohammed Rajeh by Cádiz CF  Five other du LaLiga HPC players on the radar of major LaLiga clubs including Barcelona FC  Dubai, UAE – 28 August 2017:  du LaLiga High Performance Centre (HPC) announced today that five of its ......read more

South African Meintjes 17th in GC After Stage Nine…

Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2017:  Stage nine wrapped up with UAE Team Emirates’ South African rider Louis Meintjes crossing the finish line amongst the top 20 and as a result moved up in the GC standings by two places to 17th. The stage victory went to Chris Froome (Team Sky) who also retained the overall leader’s Red Jersey whilst Johan Esteban Chaves (ORICA-Scott) and Michael Woods ......read more

Second for UAE Team Emirates' Polanc in Dramatic Stage Eight…

Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2017:  Stage eight delivered an exciting day of racing with UAE Team Emirates’ Jan Polanc launching an attack, supported by his teammate Przemyslaw Niemiec, to lead the breakaway of the day for 35 km of the stage alongside 19 other riders.    The breakaway group managed to stay away from the peloton and on the final climb Polanc succeeded in ......read more

Heart of Sharjah Echoes Emirate's Significant History…

Buildings and museums provide unique heritage insights Sharjah, 26 August , 2017:  Heart of Sharjah, the largest heritage project in the region, is calling on visitors and residents to learn more about the emirate’s fascinating history through its stunning array of museums. Not only do they provide a window into the lives of previous generations, many of them are also fully ......read more

Audemars Piguet Ambassador Henrik Stenson Wins The Wyndham Championship…

Henrik Stenson at the Wyndham Championship Dubai, UAE, August 24, 2017:  Henrik Stenson breaks tournament record and secures his first victory of the 2017 season at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, US, on Sunday 20th August. With four birdies on the last six holes and a final day score of 64, Henrik finished on 22-under par to take his 6th PGA Tour title. This makes him the most ......read more

Dj David Saludes The Spanish DJ, Based in Dubai is TOP 1 in the World…

Spanish DJ and producer, based in Dubai, David Saludes is one of the brightest up and coming stars in the recent years. David Saludes lives in Dubai since year 2013 and is one of the most requested djs in UAE. In the last years it is the fashionable dj, in the best night clubs of Ibiza. Just finished a tour of Europe, countries like Sweden, Finland, Norway, Holland, Denmark, Italy and ......read more

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