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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

Kristoff Secures Fourth as European Champion Edges Closer to a Podium Finish

Dubai, UAE, February 10, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff showed why the team were desperate to secure his services for this season, as the rider once again featured in the top five during stage four on the Dubai Tour. Kristoff, the reigning European Champion battled against the attacking peloton as they frantically tried to reign in the sole break away rider in the final kilometres. Coming into the final 300 metres, the drawn out, blue-jersey bunch, tackled a steep ascent with Kristoff driving forward to cross the line narrowly missing out on a third place podium finish.    The race had seen an early attack test the resilience of the peloton for over 100km and it looked like one of the breakaway riders could secure a victory, in what would have been a first for the Dubai Tour. But with just 25 ......read more

MB&F M.A.D. Gallery presents aeronautical artwork "Nose Art” by French photographer Manolo Chrétien, from 6th of February to 6th of May 2018

The MB&F M.A.D.Gallery takes flight with French photographer Manolo Chrétien and his powerful aeronautical artwork.  The photographs Dubai, UAE – 10 February, 2018:   Acclaimed artist and photographer Manolo Chrétien unearths his deeply rooted passion for aviation in the Nose Art exhibition at the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, debuting in February 2018. In a powerful yet playful approach, Chrétien captures the essence of famed aircraft nose-to-face as it were. From a luxe 1960s Learjet to the supersonic Concorde jetliner and military vessels like the Dassault Rafale, his images offer a dynamic and unusual dead-on visual perspective. This is further accentuated by the circular cut-out format, which follows the shape of the aircraft’s fuselage. “Nose Art is the natural outcome of ten years’ ......read more

Women's Week Promises World Class Tennis – Tickets Only 55dhs

February 8, 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:   With a spectacular line-up which includes seven of the world’s top ten female players, the excitement is building for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships which gets underway in just over a week’s time at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium in Garhoud. One of the best fields to be seen outside of a Grand Slam will be in action from 19th to 24th February during the WTA Tournament, and for only 55dhs per day for Days 1-3, fans will see a line-up which boasts five former world number ones and four players who between them have won an incredible eleven Grand Slams. The stellar line-up of former world number ones includes reigning Wimbledon champion and former French Open champion Garbine Muguruza, five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, Australian Open runner-up Simona ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Scoop Another Top 10 Finish as Students Fly Flag for UAE Cycling

Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates capped off stage three of the Dubai Tour with another hard fought performance, which culminated in Alexander Kristoff securing a top 10 finish following a bunched sprint to the line. Ahead of the race, the reigning European Champion joined team-mates; Yousif Mirza, the UAE National Champion, former U23 World Champion Sven Erik Bystrom, Anass Ait El Abdia, Filippo Ganna, Simone Consonni and Matteo Bono in meeting and signing autographs with students from Dubai College and Nord Anglia Dubai, as part of the team’s commitment to promote the health benefits of cycling and encourage the next generation of UAE cyclists to get on two-wheels.    Reflecting on the day’s events, Yousif Mirza commented; “It was great to meet the young cycling enthusiasts this ......read more

Omega Opens Its Olympic Exhibition in Seoul

Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018:  In celebration of its role as Official Timekeeper of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, the Swiss watchmaker OMEGA has proudly opened its ‘OMEGA Olympic Games Exhibition’ inside the Lotte World Mall in Seoul, South Korea. The launch event included many guests of honour including Alain Zobrist, CEO of OMEGA Timing; Julia Choi, CEO of Swatch Group Korea; OMEGA friend and Olympic Games athlete Yuna Kim; and Hyunchul Park, the Director of Lotte Property & Development. The ‘OMEGA Olympic Games Exhibition’ displays 86 years of the brand’s timekeeping history, which extends through 28 Olympic Games since 1932. The showcase takes guests through a race-themed tunnel, featuring “Start”, “In-Race” and “Finish Line” sections, showing ......read more

Students Fly the Flag for UAE Cycling at Dubai Tour

Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018:  Ahead of the third stage of the Dubai Tour 2018, children from Dubai College and Nord Anglia Dubai were invited to meet UAE Team Emirates at the Dubai Tour fan village.   Riders including the reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff, UAE National Champion Yousif Mirza, former U23 World Champion Sven Erik Bystrom, Filippo Ganna, Simone Consonni and Matteo Bono signed autographs and spoke to the excited students, as part of the team’s commitment to promote the health benefits of cycling and encourage the next generation of UAE cyclists to get on two-wheels.    Commenting on meeting his heroes, Shuann Naqtani, a 17-year old who attends Dubai College said; “It was so cool to meet some of the best cyclists in the world - a real treat! I’m a huge fan of ......read more

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DIFF365 Presents the Chilling Thriller the Transfiguration…

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From New York to Palestine: NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery announces its Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018 ...…

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Entries open for ninth annual MEPRA Awards…

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Dubai Culture Hosts Calligraphy Workshop in Erada Centre for Treatment & Rehab…

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Bodour Al Qasimi Signs MoU with UNESCO to Enhance Cultural Cooperation…

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Maiden SWS Senior Cup Victory for Al Hammadi…

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ALISA PR launches in the UAE…

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UAE Team Emirates to Debut at Inaugural Colorado Classic…

A selection of young UAE Team Emirates riders will tackle Colorado Springs – Denver route  United Arab Emirates. Monday, 08 August 2017:  Six UAE Team Emirates riders will feature at the inaugural Colorado Classic race from August 10 – 13, 2017. Making his race debut, Emirati rider Yousif Mirza will be joined by Italian riders Simone Petilli, Edward Ravasi and Seid ......read more

Dubai Culture Kick Starts ‘Summer of Heritage' Event Activities…

The workshops and sessions aim to raise awareness of UAE heritage Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 07 August 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has kick started its ‘Summer Heritage’ event, which is designed for students wishing to make the most of their free time during the summer break. ......read more

In Honor of World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Top Things Every New Mother Needs to Know…

By Maria Baghdoyan, Corporate Nutritionist, Nestlé Middle East   Breastfeeding is by all means the best way to nourish your baby from the day he/she’s born.  The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, and continued breastfeeding up to two years or for as long as possible.   Why breastfeeding is best The ......read more

Strong Contest by UAE Team Emirates at Tour of Poland…

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Sharjah Art Foundation Invites You to Vantage Point Sharjah 5 (VPS5), the Fifth Iteration of ...…

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Dubai Culture Launches ‘Namaa' Project for Paper Recycling…

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Simple Ways to Adapt Your TV Commercials for Facebook and Instagram…

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Dubai Culture Successfully Concludes ‘SIKKA Around the City' Creative Workshops for Children…

Honouring seven-year-old Mahra Al Shehi for her enthusiastic participation and inspiring journey with HH Sheikh Mohammed  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 02 August 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has successfully concluded its ‘SIKKA Around the City’ creative workshops, which ran ......read more

Emaar Entertainment launches record-breaking addition, with 820 panel, flexible OLED screen…

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Show off your cricket skills this summer at City Centre Al Shindagha…

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SWIFT RECORDS TOP 20 FINISH FOR HOME COMING RACE…

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Modolo Sprint Lands First Place on Stage Two at Tour of Pologne…

UAE Team Emirates’ rider secures first place on Stage Two and rises to third place in the General Classification   Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  Team Press Release, Monday 31st July: Sacha Modolo gave UAE Team Emirates a stage win at the Tour of Pologne and in doing so breaks into the General Classification (GC) top three. The Italian sprinted to victory in what was a closely ......read more

Memac Ogilvy wins Zain Iraq telecom to manage its advertising, public relations and social media…

Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:   Memac Ogilvy, the leading advertising and public relations agency in MENA, succeeded to partner with Zain Iraq, part of Zain Group – the leading telecom and mobile data service provider across MENA, to offer communication services following a lengthy review with competitors. Held at Zain Iraq headquarters in Baghdad, the signing ceremony was attended by ......read more

Abu Dhabi Summer Season Stars Delight Orphans as Part of Year of Giving…

Fifty youngsters enjoy sightseeing tour around the capital and meet with cast from Masha & the Bear on Ice Abu Dhabi, July 31, 2017:  Stars from Masha & the Bear on Ice, in the UAE capital for Abu Dhabi Summer Season (ADSS), gave young orphans their first skating lessons on a special day out as part of the UAE’s Year of Giving. The day-long visit, organised by Abu Dhabi ......read more

Dubai Culture Announces ‘Best Script Award' Under a ‘Year of Giving 2017' Theme…

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Dubai Sports City Launches Brand New Rugby Team – The Dubai Sports City Eagles…

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UAE Team Emirates Signs Three Youth Hopefuls…

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UAE Team Emirates Set for Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic Debut…

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UAE Team Emirates Name Tour De Pologne Line Up…

Rui Costa leads General Classification charge, with teammate Modolo on hunt for sprint victories   United Arab Emirates. Wednesday, 26 July 2017: Former World Champion, Rui Costa will be leading the charge for UAE Team Emirates at the upcoming Tour de Pologne (Tour of Poland). The Portuguese rider, making his race debut, will be joined by Italians Sacha Modolo, Valerio Conti and ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Set to Tackle 37th Clásica de San Sebastián…

Louis Meintjes and Diego Ulissi to lead charge at the hilly post-Tour Classic United Arab Emirates. Tuesday, 25 July 2017:  UAE Team Emirates is thrilled to announce its rider line up for the 37th edition of Clásica de San Sebastián, taking place on Saturday 29th July.  Amongst the UAE Team Emirates line-up are riders who have recently competed in  the Tour de ......read more

MENA Effie Awards returns to Dubai for ninth edition…

Call for entries now open across 29 categories, including new addition: ‘Renaissance’  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 27, 2017:  The ninth edition of the MENA Effie Awards (Effies) is set to take place on November 15, 2017. The awards programme was launched to honour the most effective marketing efforts in the region and the ceremony is expected to attract more than ......read more

Azzam Returns for SWS Senior Cup Win…

Second Consecutive Masters Victory for Ismail Dubai, UAE, 25 July 2017:   Following six weeks off due to injury, Rami Azzam returned to Sodi World Series (SWS) racing on Monday night (24 July) at Dubai Kartdrome and was right back to his winning ways with a Senior Cup triumph.  Mohammed Ismail continued his domination of the Masters category, nabbing his second class win in a ......read more

DIFF365 Warms Audiences with Creative Light Comedy "Brigsby Bear"…

Saturday Night Live’s Kyle Mooney stars in Dave McCary's feature debut Dubai, 23 July 2017: DIFF365@VOX powered by du once again brings UAE cinema fans one of the world’s top independent films. Following Andrew Rossi’s fashion-themed non-fiction “The First Monday in May”, the all-year around initiative lightens the mood with a cuddly comedy. “Brigsby ......read more

B4U Plus Ranked Top Asian Channel in The Middle East…

IPSOS ranks B4U plus the second most viewed channel in the Middle East UAE– July 20, 2017:  The leading Bollywood entertainment channel, B4U Plus today announced that it is ranked the second most preferred and viewed Asian entertainment channel in the UAE by the leading market research company, IPSOS. In its recent affluent survey, IPSOS has ranked B4U Plus second - due to its ......read more

Documentary on Leonardo da Vinci by former Dubai-based artist gets international attention…

Dubai, UAE, July 20, 2017:  Canadian University Dubai and Sylvain Tremblay, a Montreal/New York based artist and former lecturer in Art History at the University, recently premiered a documentary titled The Master Project: Leonardo Da Vinci, which follows the life of the renowned Renaissance artist at the Chateau du Close Luce in Amboise, France.  The documentary follows Tremblay as ......read more

Facebook Announcement: Ability to create or link Groups to Pages…

Today, Facebook has rolled out the ability for Pages to create new Facebook Groups, or to link existing Facebook Groups with their Page. This feature began testing in April and is now available globally. This new tool will help the nearly 10 million Page admins who also administer a Group to build communities and drive authentic conversations in Groups around their business, brand, or ......read more

Second Edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East on Track for Greater Success in Dubai…

Leading AV brands look to capitalise from promising ME region Dubai, UAE: Already the Middle East region's premier exhibition for the pro-AV, events and entertainment industry, Prolight + Sound Middle East 2017, is expecting to attract more than 40 exhibitors, representing close to100 brands from over eleven countries, drawn in by the exciting potential held out by the many mega events ......read more

The Valuable Collection of the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan at Etihad Museum…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 July 2017:  The Etihad Museum commemorates one of the most important moments in the UAE’s history – the birth of the nation at the 1971 Union Agreement. The seven Founding Fathers, whose inspiring lives are celebrated at the museum with a dedicated display. By sharing the personal history and belongings of these pioneering men, the Etihad Museum ......read more

Meintjes Holds on to Top 10 GC Standing…

Weather wreaks havoc for riders as UAE Team Emirates’ Meintjes retains eighth in GC standings 19 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes has held on to eighth place in the General Classification (GC) standings after strong crosswinds marred stage 16 of the Tour de France. With 15km to go and the peloton splitting, Meintjes joined fellow GC ......read more

Young Artistic Talents to Display Their Expertise at First Abu Dhabi Unplugged Event…

TCA Abu Dhabi launches programme of performing arts showcasing contemporary culture  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 July 2017:   Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is launching a series of live performing art shows called ‘Abu Dhabi Unplugged’ to allow young people to display their innovative talents, creativity, skills and abilities in ......read more

Dubai Culture Launches the Second Edition of its Reading Corner at Modhesh World…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 July, 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched the second edition of its reading corner at Modhesh World – Dubai’s ultimate indoor fun destination for families and kids. Following the success of last year’s reading corner, the new edition ......read more

Etihad Museum Honours the Founding Fathers…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 July 2017:  The Etihad Museum has been a very prestigious landmark in the UAE since its inspection and tells the story of the 1971 Union Agreement through the eyes of the Founding Fathers. The museum honours the Founding Fathers dedication, commitment and patriotism by showcasing their achievements and some of their private collections while inviting ......read more

Abu Dhabi University & Ministry of Community Development step-up collaboration in empowering People ...…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 July, 2017:  A delegation from Abu Dhabi University’s Dubai Campus (ADU) recently met with representatives from the Welfare & Rehabilitation for People of Determination Department at the Ministry of Community Development to discuss opportunities for collaboration in identifying and developing the talents of people with special needs on par with international ......read more

Ulissi Snatches Second for UAE Team Emirates…

Italian Ulissi sprints to second place, securing team’s best result of the Tour    17 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi produced an inspirational ride to grab second place on stage 15 and in doing so, recorded the best result for the team on this year’s Tour. The Italian looked full of confidence as he joined the ......read more

Meintjes Holds on to Top 10 GC Position in Stage 14…

UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes maintains top ten whilst teammate Marcato finishes in top 20   16 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  Stage 14 saw UAE Team Emirates’, Louis Meintjes hold on to his ninth position in the overall General Classification standings whilst Italian teammate Marco Marcato finished amongst the top 20. This stage saw Chris Froome (Team Sky) ......read more

‘Dubai Culture' Launches ‘Our Summer is filled with Culture & Arts' 2017 Programme at the Dubai ...…

A full programme of educational and entertaining activities across five branches of Dubai Public Library Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 July 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage – has announced the launch of its ‘Our Summer is filled with Culture & Arts’ 2017 Programme at the ......read more

Top Ten in GC for UAE Team Emirates' Meintjes After Stage 12 of Le Tour…

South African Louis Meintjes finished in top five of the 12th stage of the Tour de France moving to tenth in the GC   Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:   Stage 12 came to a conclusion with UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes taking fifth place as part of the leaders group crossing the finish line, moving him up to tenth position in the overall General Classification of Tour de ......read more

Al Dhaheri Triumphs Over Top Ranked Drivers To Win At Adria Raceway…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 July 2017:  Rashid Al Dhaheri, overcame one of the toughest fields in junior international karting with a stunning performance to win the fourth edition of the Trofeo Adria Raceway, in Italy on Sunday this weekend. The nine year-old triumphed over a field of over 50 international drivers in the Mini Class, aged between 8-12, the majority of whom were from the top ......read more

Marco Marcato Produces Aggressive Ride For UAE Team Emirates As Swift Grabs Ninth…

Italian Marcato led breakaway for 175km of stage 11, whilst teammate Swift sprints to top 10 finish   15 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  UAE Team Emirates’ Marco Marcato produced an exciting attacking display during stage 11 of the Tour de France, leading the breakaway for over 175km of the 203.5km race. Fellow UAE Team Emirates rider, Ben Swift also had a promising race, ......read more

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council Builds International Bridges for UAE's Talent…

Sharjah-based crafts council launches pop-up store with Fenwick of Bond Street UAE Ambassador to the UK: Irthi pop-up store represents UAE’s rich aesthetic experience and heritage Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:  Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council launched yesterday (Tuesday) its pop-up retail space in collaboration with luxury department store Fenwick of Bond Street, in London, ......read more

JCDecaux Strengthens Its Presence in the Middle East With a New Street Furniture Contract in Dubai…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th July – JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, announced today that it has won with its Emirati partner, DXB Media Advertising, a new street furniture contract in Dubai (population 2.7 million) for 10 years, following a competitive tender by RTA (Roads and Transport Authority). This contract will be exercised ......read more

UAE Team Emirates in Dordogne After First Rest Day…

Peloton rides through Dordogne during stage ten after first rest day of the Tour de France   12 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:   After an exciting first part of Le Tour, stage ten began and ended in the Dordogne region of France, with the General Classification standings broadly the same as stage nine. UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes retained 11th place in the overall GC ......read more

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