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Dubai-based sports star Sarra Lajnef gets Women Leadership Award

Dubai, January 17, 2019:   Dubai-based international athlete Sarra Lajnef has added to her impressive list of accolades the Women Leadership Award from the World Women Leadership Congress for her outstanding personal achievements and resolute determination in pursuit of sporting excellence. Sarra’s inspirational accomplishments came to the attention of the Middle East Women Leadership Awards committee after an extensive research process, which resulted in a shortlist of individuals who ‘are doing extraordinary things’. Shortlisted names were then put forward to a jury of senior leaders, researchers and academicians who judged the contenders based on a range of criteria, including their ability to influence and empower. Sarra, who first demonstrated her sporting prowess while studying at the University of ......read more

World Number One Simona Halep Returns to Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  World No. 1 Simona Halep is eagerly looking forward to making a return to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for the first time in three years when play kicks off next month.   The Dubai Duty Free WTA Player Ambassador heads an incredible field that includes all but one of the top 10 as she seeks to regain the title she last claimed in 2015. Since then she has risen to the very summit of the game and become a Grand Slam champion.   “We are thrilled to welcome back Simona Halep to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships,” said Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free. “It has been fascinating to watch her reach new heights since she was here in 2016, and we are sure that she will continue to be a major force in the game for many years to ......read more

Al Mouj Muscat pays tribute to Oman with Layers of Oman Exhibition

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:   In line with its strategy of promoting arts and culture in the Sultanate, Al Mouj Muscat, Oman's leading Integrated Tourism Complex, hosted a photography exhibition titles "Layers of Oman". Focusing on the rich heritage, lifestyle and nature of ancient Oman, the exhibition showcased some of Oman’s proudest moments and achievements. Layers of Oman provides a compelling insight of Oman's past and present. It is a glimpse of its own - a raw, yet brave and authentic reflection of a genuine fusion between its people, land and architecture.  The exhibition saw three new books full of pictures being launched. The first book, called Layers of Oman, focuses on the different types of people, nature, heritage and culture of Oman, while the second book is a black and ......read more

Global Village presents Scheherazade, a timeless tale of intrigue and adventure

Majestic musical by Ornina Arts and acclaimed director Nasser Ibrahim 14th January 2019, Dubai, UAE:   Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, now hosts three performances every night of Scheherazade, a grand scale musical production of the classic tale of intrigue and adventure, produced by Ornina Arts Events and directed by the legendary Nasser Ibrahim. It plays daily, except Fridays, until 3rd February 2019. The plot of this timeless tale that encompasses a compendium of Arabian literature of the Middle Ages, is based on Sultan Shahriar, who is convinced of the duplicity of women and vows to slay each of his wives after the first night. Queen Scheherazade saves her life by her presence of mind as she ......read more

Third Edition of Al Shira'aa International Horse Show Concludes with Thrilling Finale

UAE’s Own Almarri Wins Prestigious Longines Al Shira’aa Grand Prix Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  This year’s edition of the Al Shira’aa International Horse Show has drawn to a spectacular close with the UAE winning the prestigious CSI4* Longines Al Shira’aa Grand Prix. The two-round class concluded with a crowning ceremony, where the cup winner was awarded €15,500 (25% of the total prize pool of €62,000). 30 riders competed in the first round on a daring course that had 150-160 cm jumps. Eight riders made it to the second round, where only two riders finished without faults. Cup winner, Abdullah Al Marri, finished the round on ‘Sama Dubai FBH’ (12 years old) without faults in 33.07 seconds. His performance is indicative of his experience and deep understanding of the course ......read more

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Partners With Uae Pro League Committee to Spread Message of Inclusivity

12 January 2019, Abu Dhabi:   The UAE Pro League Committee has become an official media partner of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today.   The agreement will support efforts to raise awareness of the world’s largest sports and humanitarian event with football fans across the UAE.   Being held between 14-21 March, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will see 7,500 athletes from a record 192 countries participate in the most unified Games in the 50-year history of the Special Olympics movement.   As part of the agreement, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will have the opportunity to display TVCs in advance of the event inside the stadiums of all Arabian Gulf League matches, on big screens and LED ......read more

Lifetime KidsRooms Grand Opening In Dubai, UAE

Eco-Friendly luxury children’s furniture company, Lifetime Kidsroom opens a brand new store in Mercato Mall, Dubai, UAE Dubai, UAE - January 12, 2019 - The 47 year-old global Danish brand, Lifetime Kidsroom is opening their new flagship store in the UAE in Dubai’s Mercato Mall on Friday, January 11, 2019.  The Danish Ambassador, H.E. Franz-Michael Skjold Mellbin, will do the honors at  the Ribbon cutting ceremony set to begin at 1pm and end at 5pm. With over four decades manufacturing high-quality furniture children’s bedroom, and over  400 stores worldwide, the brand is making a new home in Dubai where quality, sustainability and eco- friendly consciousness is at the forefront of concern for most families in the region today. “Our products have always been about longevity, and are ......read more

Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai kicks off the 2019 season for Audi

Season opener with 15 race cars from Audi Sport customer racing Eight Audi R8 LMS for GT3 and one for GT4 Six Audi RS 3 LMS in TCR category Dubai, January 10, 2019 –   Never before has Audi Sport customer racing’s representation in the UAE been as strong as this year at the Hankook 24H Dubai. A record 15 of the 77 race cars in the field are sporting the Four Rings on their hoods and will be on the grid in the GT3, GT4 and TCR classes.   “The 24 Hours of Dubai is an outstanding club sport event,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing. “Amateur drivers are able to share the cockpit with pros, and compete with them to clinch victories in their class and overall.”    This year, Audi Sport customer racing will be represented in the race ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Kick Start 2019 With a New Squad, New Kit and New Ambitions

Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2019:  The UCI World Tour 2019 is less than one-week away and for UAE Team Emirates, it not only marks their third season as a professional cycling squad on the sport’s biggest stage, but one that promises to become their most successful to date.  Their  2018 campaign brought the team a series of high profile wins across the year, with impressive podiums in one day classics, stage races and Grand Tours – most notably the Tour de France, where both Dan Martin and Alexander Kristoff earned first place finishes.   This year the team has bolstered the squad with even more firepower, bringing in both world-class riders with proven pedigree on the World Tour and young talent with the ability to grow into the stars of the future. The new roster of riders will give the team an edge ......read more

Shane Breen Wins Grand Prix Qualifier at Al Shira'aa International Horse Show for the Second Year

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10th January 2019:   Team Z7’s Shane Breen landed the €25,000 Meadow Court Stud Presents Grand Prix Qualifier, the feature class on the opening day of the CSI4* Al Shira’aa International Horse Show yesterday with Can Ya Makan. Shane Breen continues his run of spectacular form after landing the four star Grand Prix in Liverpool, England and victory in the Champagne Taittinger 150cm class at London’s Olympia in December. Breen, who has won the class for the second consecutive year, will now go through to the €62,000 Longines Al Shira’aa Grand Prix on Saturday along with with the top-25 riders from the class.  Just 12 of 49 starters rode clear in the 145cm opening round to earn a spot in the jump off. Among them were highest-ranked rider, and defending champion, the ......read more

Suwaidi Claims First Class of Four Star Al Shira'aa International Horse Show

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 January 2019:   The €250,000 four star Al Shira’aa International Horse Show got underway on Wednesday and it was UAE rider, Salim Ahmed Al Suwaidi who recorded the first victory of the four-day event Al Forsan Equestrian Centre. Al Suwaidi was landing his second win of the week having already steered his second horse, Snapp Jack into top spot during the one star show on Sunday. Partnered on yesterday (Wednesday) by his seven-year-old dark bay stallion, Diamond Way, Al Suwaidi sailed to victory in the 125cm-130cm Cavalor Young Horse Welcome Stakes with a clear round in a time of 56.83sec. Greek rider, Dimitri Natsis and his horse Cascall were second in a time of 58.17sec while the in-form Dane, Tina Lund was third on Celvita Z in 60.13sec. Al Suwaidi, who is based in Sharjah, said he would ......read more

Young Al Owais Ends Al Shira'aa One Star With Victory

CSI4* Al Shira’aa International Horse Show Begins Wednesday 9th January  Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8th January 2019:   The CSI1* Al Shira’aa International Horse Show came to an end on Monday evening with victory for young Emirati rider Eisa Omran Al Owais who defeated far more experienced competitors to claim the 120cm class at Al Forsan Equestrian Centre. Al Owais, from Sharjah, was one of 15 riders to jump clear and qualify for the jump off against the clock. The 14-year-old displayed wisdom beyond his years, guiding his mount, Avelon to the slowest of the opening rounds and ensuring his spot in the jump off. He then kicked on in the second round, shaving hundredths of seconds off his time by taking fences at acute angles and speeding between the jumps. His time of 32.82sec proved too fast for the rest and he ......read more

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan welcomes winners of 10th MBR Creative Sports Awards

All the winners will be awarded at Wednesday’s ceremony in DWTC’s Sheikh Rashid Ballroom Dubai, UAE, January 08, 2019:  His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, has congratulated all the winners of the 10th edition of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Creative Sports Award, who will be honoured for their achievements at a glittering awards ceremony on Wednesday, January 9. A Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiative, the MBR Creative Sports Award is organised under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It is the biggest award of its kind in terms of value and diversity of categories, and dedicated to inspiring creativity in sports - not just in the UAE, but around the Arab world and the globe.  The ......read more

Abu Dhabi's Al Shira'aa Stables Holds Prestigious Al Shira'aa International Horse Show this Week

Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the four-day event will be held at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort   What: The Emirates Longines Show Jumping League  When: Wednesday, January 9th from 11:30am – 8:00pm; Thursday, January 10th from 10:30am – 7:00pm; Friday, January 11th from 11:00am – 8:30pm; & Saturday, January 12th from 11:00am – 8:00pm Where: Al Forsan International Sports Resort, Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi Cost: FREE Parking: Free parking available inside the resort   Dubai, UAE, January 08, 2019:  Get ready for an action-packed week in Abu Dhabi as the prestigious Al Shira’aa International Horse Show kicks off an equestrian extravaganza this week starting on Wednesday and concluding on Saturday with the ......read more

Gharib Lands Al Shira'aa Double As One-Star Event Comes To A Close

€250,000CSI4* Al Shira’aa International Horse Show Gets Underway on Wednesday  Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7th January 2019:   The Al Shira’aa International Horse Show is proving a happy hunting ground for Syria’s Hicham Gharib, who on Monday evening claimed his second class in two days aboard the fleet-footed K.Abrax. The CSI1* show came to a close late on Monday evening and is the precursor to the CSI4* €250,000Al Shira’aa International Horse Show, which will begin on Wednesday and conclude on Saturday with the Longines Al Shira’aa Grand Prix. Monday’s first class attracted an enormous field of 74 starters and 36 riders went clear over the 110cm course.  Denmark’s Tina Lund, who had landed both the third and fourth places in the previous class, was 13th to go and ......read more

Longlist, judges and dates announced for 2019 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

6 novels longlisted from 134 entries, with authors representing nine Arab countries Seven women included in the longlist, the highest number to date Dubai, UAE, January 07, 2019:  The International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) has today, Monday 7th January 2019, revealed the longlist of 16 novels in contention for the 2019 prize. The novels selected by the judges were chosen from 134 entries, all published in Arabic between July 2017 and June 2018.    The longlist includes seven female authors — the highest number in the prize’s history — and nine male authors, ranging in age from 43 to 79 and representing nine countries. Collectively, the writers address important issues facing the Arab world today and reflect on the region’s rich history and traditions. The longlist includes ......read more

Syria's Speedy Gharib Lands Opening Class of the CSI1* Al Shira'aa International Horse Show®

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7th January 2019:   The first class of the inaugural CSI 1* Al Shira’aa International Horse Show® was claimed by UAE-based Syrian rider, Hicham Gharib who was the fastest of 39 clear rounds at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort today (Sunday).  The class, which was held over a 110cm course, attracted a bumper field of 63 starters and kicks off a week of showjumping competition at Al Forsan.  Riders were tested over one round against the clock, with the fastest clear round taking first place. Gharib’s time of 43.05sec was just over three seconds faster than runner up, Mohamed Hamad Ali AlKirbi from the UAE and his horse, Finch. The lead had changed hands a number of times during the class and it was eventual third place, Mohammed Hassan Alhadi from Saudi Arabia and his ......read more

Arabic calligraphy to play a star act in Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical

Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019:   “Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical”, the first Broadway-style Indian musical extravaganza to be premiered at Dubai Opera from January 10 to 12, 2019, has explored the abundance of Arabic calligraphy aimed at reviving the richness of Indo-Arabic cultural exchange. Arabic calligraphy, Turkish architecture and Hindustani classical music are amongst the varied elements that come out as a fusion in this musical play.  The Musical, directed by noted Indian playwright Feroz Abbas Khan and produced by Shapoorji Pallonji Group, is a spectacular production retelling a beautiful Bollywood love story. The classic movie of the same title by K. Asif with its dialogues, music and songs are part of the cultural memories of many generations.  The essence of the evergreen movie has been ......read more

Over 3 million guests visit Global Village in the first two months of Season 23

Sets new record in the Guests Happiness Index Over 110,000 guests celebrated New Year’s Eve at Global Village A record-breaking 130,000 guests attended the nights of superstar Mohamed Hamaki’s concert Dubai, UAE, January 02, 2019:  Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has announced a new attendance record with more than 3 million guest entries over the two-month period since its opening on 30th October 2018. Based on this performance and guest feedback, this makes for an unprecedented performance, especially as Global Village has also achieved the 9/10 rating on its Guests Happiness Index amid strong guest appreciation of its various shows and offerings.   Guest number and ......read more

Special Olympics Athletes Train With Tennis Legend Kevin Anderson

Dubai, UAE, January 02, 2019:  Athletes from the UAE team competing in Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 were given the opportunity at the weekend to train with tennis legend Kevin Anderson at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.  The athletes, who will be representing the UAE in tennis at the World Games in March, were put through their paces by Kevin Anderson and offered expert tips and advice for next year’s competition. Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will be the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world in 2019. From March 14 to 21, 7,500 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing more than 192 countries will participate in 24 officially sanctioned Olympic-style sports in venues throughout Abu Dhabi.  

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EY Corporate Finance Woman of the Year competition encourages female Emirati students to explore new business sectors

Fatma Al Jassim, 2017 UAE Pioneer award winner, spoke of the importance for young Emirati women to expand their skillset UAE winner to compete against country winners from Australia, Germany, Japan, Singapore, UK, US and others Dubai, UAE – 30 December 2018:   EY and its corresponding Youth Council, developed with the support of the UAE Youth Council, has kicked off its second annual Corporate Finance Woman of the Year (CFWY) competition in the United Arab Emirates. The initiative encourages Emirati women to pursue careers in the private sector, particularly within transaction services and corporate finance. The competition is open to university students and offers them the opportunity to consider different ways of thinking while empowering them to achieve success in their professional-related endeavors in the ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts welcomes back FIFA President, Gianni Infantino

Dubai, 30 December 2018:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination in the Middle East, welcomed the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino for the second time at the destination. The FIFA President visited MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and LEGOLAND® Dubai along with his family to enjoy a fun day through the various festive activities and the thrilling rides at Dubai Parks and Resorts

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11th Edition of the Mubadala Word Tennis Championship Deemed Most Successful Tournament Organisers Flash Enterntainment Have Ever Held and Ends on a High With Novak Djokovic Taking

Tournament had some of the world’s finest players competing – including world number one and two, Novak Djokovic and Rafael, plus Serena and Venus Williams The esteemed event has helped to place Abu Dhabi on the map as the sporting capital of the region The tournament was completely sold out for three days  This year, the number of sponsors doubled, once again showcasing the importance of the tournament to the UAE Press Release, 30th December, Abu Dhabi:   Yesterday saw the grand finale of the 11th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC), hosted by organisers FLASH Entertainment. The much-anticipated event attracted the best-line up of players the tournament had ever seen, making it the one of the most exciting Championship’s in its 11-year history. Not only has the event ......read more

World Number One Novak Djokovic Wins 11th Edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship

Serbian, Djokovic, beat last year’s Champion, Anderson, in three thrilling sets to claim his fourth title in Abu Dhabi   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 December, 2018:   World number one, Novak Djokovic equalled Rafael Nadal's record of four titles at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship with a hard-fought 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 win over South African world number six, Kevin Anderson.    Fans were treated to an absolute masterclass from both player's throughout the match as they exchanged powerful baseline rallies that had the crowd whooping with joy! Djokovic who was playing only his second match since the Nitto ATP Finals in London, enjoys an 8-1 career head-to-head record against his opponent and he showed his class in the match, which lasted 2 hours and 14 minutes.    The ......read more

Knowledge without Borders at Reflection and Dawahi Festivals to Enrich Visitor Experiences through Reading

Reading sessions for children at Reflection and mobile library for Dawahi’s visitors  Sharjah, December 29, 2019:  Sharjah-based cultural initiative dedicated to encouraging a reading heading habit in Emirati society, Knowledge without Borders (KwB), has presented a range of book-related activities to visitors of two cultural festivals in the emirate - Reflection and Dawahi Festival 2018.  As part of its participation in the ‘Reflection’ festival, organised by the emirate’s premier tourist destination ‘Al Qasba’ from December 20-31, KwB organised a series of interactive story reading sessions for children.  These were specifically designed by KwB to highlight values of honesty and integrity to young listeners creatively through the plot of popular stories like Fifty Dirhams ......read more

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Facebook Launches Community Help on Facebook Lite…

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Win-a-robot competition launched by Epson…

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Afghanistan Premium League T20 (APLT20) Draft 2018…

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Brian O'Driscoll Wins the 2018 Omega Celebrity Masters…

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

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

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Neon Nights Closing Party Presented by “Ministry of Sound”…

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

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Comprehensive lineup of exhibitions and programmes announced for November inauguration of Jameel ...…

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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 - ......read more

Deezer reveals the top Fitbit workout songs keeping the world fit…

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Dubai Sports Council ushers UAE sports into the future through gene analysis…

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Ulissi Looking to Defend Canadian Title as Italian Leads UAE Team Emirates to North America…

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Young Emirati champion Rashid Al Dhaheri notches up another victory in the Rok Cup in Beijing, China…

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Aru Edges Closer to a Top 10 Spot in La Vuelta After a Brutal Day in the Mountains…

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Dubai, UAE, September 01, 2018:  It was another hot and hard day in the saddle for UAE Team Emirates as they battled through stage 6 of this year’s Vuelta. The graft paid off with Simone Consonni building on his fifth place finish earlier in the week with an impressive fourth in today’s stage. The team’s leader, Fabio Aru, was also able to finish ahead of many of his GC ......read more

Promising Year-Round Entertainment, VOX Cinemas' Second OUTDOOR Experience Launches at Aloft City ...…

Dubai, 30 August, 2018:   Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia opened its second VOX Cinemas OUTDOOR location at Aloft City Centre Deira. This new OUTDOOR concept, the first licensed venue for VOX Cinemas, features stunning views of the Dubai Creek and city skyline.  Following the success of ......read more

Facebook Watch Is Going Global…

Fidji Simo, Head of Video   Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2018:  Today we're making Facebook Watch available everywhere — giving people around the world a new way to discover great videos and interact with friends, creators and other fans.   We launched Watch in the US a year ago to give people a place on Facebook to find shows and video creators they love and to ......read more

‘The Peril 2' gets nod from Bollywood star…

Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018:  Zenofar Fathima’s social awareness short films continue to draw attention and praise from the general public and prominent figures alike in the UAE, and just recently, a well-known Bollywood celebrity has taken notice and lauded the independent film producer’s upcoming project, ‘The Peril 2’.  Sonu Sood, an Indian film actor best ......read more

It's Back-to-School time with Mumzworld.com…

Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018:  Largest selection of Lovely Lunch Boxes, Brilliant Backpacks and Wonderful Water Bottles; mumzworld.com have everything so that your kids can be ready for anything this week!   Back-to-school is almost here and with it comes a lengthy shopping list, especially if you have more than one child to think about! There is nothing quite like starting the new ......read more

T20 Cricket Stars to feature in the Inaugural Afghanistan Premier League (APLT20)…

Key Players include Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi,  Rashid Khan, Brendon McCullum and Tamim Iqbal, ICC’s Youngest Full Member T20 League In The World  Announces Draft System, 1st season of the league is scheduled to take place between 5th Oct – 23rd Oct, 2018 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Dubai, 28 August 2018 :   Afghanistan Cricket Board and Snixer ......read more

Simone Consonni Takes a Top Five Finish for Uae Team Emirates at the Vuelta…

Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates tackled the second road stage of this year’s Vuelta with a solid performance that saw the team’s young Italian sprinter, Simone Consonni, contest a fast sprint finish after nearly five hours of racing. Fabio Aru continued to build on his form and crossed the line just behind the sprinters to move into 18th position in the GC ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts signs strategic partnership with leading Chinese payment gateway UnionPay…

Dubai, UAE, August 26, 2018:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination in the Middle East, has signed a strategic partnership with leading Chinese payment gateway UnionPay to provide marketing services and facilitate payments for cardholders visiting the UAE.  Currently, Union Pay is the preferred payment platform for a majority of ......read more

Aseel Al-Hamad tells CNN: Nothing is impossible…

August 26, 2018:  To celebrate the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving, Aseel Al-Hamad, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, drove Renault Sport’s 2012 Formula One car around the 2018 French Grand Prix track and became the first Saudi woman to drive a Formula One car.   On this month’s episode of The Circuit, host ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Launches Its Vuelta a Espana Campaign With Encouraging Time Trial Results…

Dubai, UAE, August 26, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates kicked off its Vuelta a Espana campaign yesterday evening, when the riders tackled the first of the two Individual Time Trials (ITTs) that will feature in this year’s race. The short and flat 8km course around Malaga in the south of Spain saw riders set off from the Centre Pompidou before finishing on the famous marbled flooring of Calle ......read more

Netflix Announces What / If An All New Original Drama Series Starring Renée Zellweger From ...…

We kindly ask that you link to www.netflix.com/whatif in your coverage    Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Social thriller What/If explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things. Each season will tackle a different morality tale inspired by culturally consequential source material, and the power of a single fateful decision to ......read more

Michael Phelps: ‘I didn't want to be alive'…

Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Olympian Michael Phelps sat down with CNN World Sport anchor, Patrick Snell to discuss his struggles with depression.   Phelps is working to raise awareness of depression and other mental health issues by telling others about his own journey. Phelps hopes to inspire others to openly speak about their struggles and help save lives.   Key ......read more

Video: UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy Inspires Hundreds of Kids to Take Up Cycling This Summer…

Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Summer fitness initiative sees nearly 200 youngsters cycle over 1,000km in three weeks   As the riders from UAE Team Emirates pick up the plaudits following their performances at this year’s Tour de France, the team is also celebrating its influence at a grassroots level, with the success of the recently launched UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy. ......read more

UAE-based du LaLiga HPC Team Beats Cadiz CF and Granada CF in Highly Competitive Matches in Spain…

du LaLiga HPC U14 team delivers a stellar performance in their first scouting camp in Spain beating Cadiz on home ground  du LaLiga HPC U16 team crushes Granada in 4-0 win on home turf  LaLiga Club scouts on the look-out for talents from the UAE Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  The du LaLiga HPC U14 and U16 teams have had a winning week in Spain, beating two major LaLiga ......read more

Dubai Culture Announces Launch of ‘Mosques of The World' Exhibition…

As part of the Authority’s efforts to highlight the importance of Islamic arts and culture  The exhibition includes 32 photographs taken by creative photographers from 15 countries around the world Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 August 2018:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage and literature, ......read more

‘Little Chef' Arms the UAE's Youngest with Tools to a Healthy Lifestyle…

Educational programme organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention and Sharjah Girl Guides  Sharjah, 18, August 2018:  The 6th group, has been titled champion of an educational programme series, ‘Little Chef’, organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHaP) and Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG). Concluded yesterday (Thursday), the programme brought its 28 ......read more

JP Dutta back with yet another war drama - Paltan…

Dubai, UAE, August 18th, 2018:   Danube Properties host the star cast of J P Dutta’s film Paltan. The renowned film maker is back after a decade with the movie Paltan and boasts an ensemble cast comprising of Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Gurmeet Choudhary, Harshwardhan Rane, Sonal Chauhan, Siddharth Kapoor with the producer Nidhi Dutta and Director J P Dutta. JP ......read more

Yas Island to host unforgettable Eid Al Adha celebrations…

August 16, 2018 – Abu Dhabi, UAE:   Yas Island, the UAE’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, is set to usher in an unforgettable line-up of Eid Al Adha celebrations taking place over the course of the holiday from August 21-26. In addition to Yas Marina’s signature fireworks show, visitors will be spoilt for choice with a wide range of events, activities ......read more

Buy One, Get One Free Entry Ticket to Modhesh World With “Smiles by Etisalat”…

Don’t miss the amazing offer with “Smiles by Etisalat” before Modhesh World ends on 25 August Dubai, UAE - 15 August 2018:   As the summer holidays come close to an end, Modhesh World, one of the region’s largest indoor entertainment and amusement facilities, has partnered with “Smiles by Etisalat” to provide visitors with an amazing offer to ......read more

Five Awesome Reasons to Visit LEGOLAND® Dubai During the Eid Al Adha Holiday…

Keep the kids entertained at LEGOLAND® Dubai this Eid with extended opening hours and continued ‘70 days of Summer’ celebrations Dubai, 15 August 2018:  Awesome Awaits this Eid at LEGOLAND® Dubai with a range of fun family activities on offer from 16-24 August. With the holiday almost upon us, LEGOLAND Dubai has rounded up the top reasons to visit the park over ......read more

Spectacular live entertainment for the entire family at Majid Al Futtaim malls in the UAE this Eid ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Aug 14, 2018:   Don’t just send your loved ones a Whatsapp message to wish them a blessed Eid Al Adha. Instead, make them feel special by spending time enjoying interactive roaming entertainment, sharing unforgettable moments over a scrumptious meal at international restaurants and shopping together at Mall of the Emirates, City Centres, My City ......read more

Bollywood Parks™ Dubai to host cultural celebrations to mark ‘72 years of India'…

Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Event Listing: Event: ‘72 years of India’ celebrations When:   August 15th to 17th, 2018 Location: Bollywood Parks™ - Dubai Parks and Resorts To celebrate ‘72 years of India’, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai will host exclusive dance performances, patriotic music, traditional Indian food stalls and special ......read more

Yousif Mirza Back in Action for UAE Team Emirates at the Binck Bank Tour…

Dubai, UAE, August 12, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Yousif Mirza returns to racing in good form after a long spell of summer training camps around Europe. The Emirati National Champion will be riding in support of Diego Ulissi as the team takes on the Binck Bank Tour from 13 – 19 August. Ulissi will go into the stage race as a team leader who is full of confidence, knowing he is the ......read more

du LaLiga HPC Top Talents Arrive in Spain for 21-day Annual Scouting Camp…

Third annual trip witnesses largest team to date with expanded categories to U14  High Performance Centre Talents will compete against LaLiga’s Top Youth Clubs Talents one step closer to a professional football career Dubai, UAE, August 09, 2018:  du LaLiga High Performance Centre - the platform for top talent selected by LaLiga scouts through du Football Champions, ......read more

The Marriott International cyclist team completes 600km R2A cycle challenge…

Dubai, UAE, August 09, 2018:  The team of Road To Awareness (R2A) cyclists have crossed the finish line after pedaling just under 600 kilometres across the Western Cape in South Africa for charity. The team of local and international riders set-off from The Westin Hotel in Cape Town on Thursday 2nd August and spent the next three days experiencing the best of the beautiful Western Cape while ......read more

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