UAE

August 15, 2014

Gaza-native and Arab Idol superstar Mohammad Assaf has cancelled his Abu Dhabi concert, which was scheduled to take place tomorrow, in solidarity with Gaza. (Image: AFP)
06:00 GMT

Unfortunately, thousands of Mohammad Assaf's fans won't get to see him perform in Abu Dhabi tomorrow after canceling his concert over the Gaza conflict.

August 14, 2014

 Drake & Scull’s profit for the period dropped to 25.9 million dirhams from 44 million dirhams a year earlier.
23:25 GMT

“The payment situation for contractors hasn’t improved since the beginning of 2013” even as the Dubai economy strengthens,

August 13, 2014

New tenants are exempted from any cost adjustments for three years from the start of their tenancy contract.
22:40 GMT

Sharjah residents have been advised to report to the municipality any unnecessary rent increases imposed by their landlords.

The Dubai-based carrier is the world's largest operator of the A380 jets. In November, it announced plans to buy another 50 from the European planemaker at the Dubai Air Show.
20:37 GMT

Emirates used the loan to take delivery of its 50th superjumbo, the bank said.

UAE nationals topped the list with Dh12.5 billion ($3.5 billion), .
20:06 GMT

Investors from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states spent more than Dh19 billion ($5.17 billion) on real estate projects in Dubai, UAE, during the first half of the year, a report said.

DJ Entice is coming to Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
18:17 GMT

Hate Mondays? Well, you love this next one on August 18th as Flo Rida's official DJ brings the beats to Dubai.

Al Etihad Credit Bureau will continue to collaborate with its partners to upload customers’ credit information for the past 24 months.
12:10 GMT

The credit reports will include records about consumers’ debt levels, financial obligations, credit payments, history of default payments and late payments.

"The Blue Elephant" is set for release this weekend in UAE. (Image courtesy of IMDb)
05:00 GMT

Get prepped to see our sizzling stars Karim Abdel Aziz and Nelly Karim on the big screen this weekend.

August 12, 2014


Revenue-per-available-room (RevPAR) has seen a 7.4 per cent decline to Dh290.23,
16:08 GMT

The initial results show an 11.8-percent decline in occupancy to 45.4 percent.


Carrefour had the most significant climb up the Top 10 over the first six months of the year, jumping up five places from ninth to fourth.
13:44 GMT

Samsung is the number one ranked brand in the Top 10 Buzz Rankings across the United Arab Emirates for the first half of 2014.

Ahlam shares another holiday snapshot with her fans (and haters)! (Image: Facebook)
13:04 GMT

UAE singer Ahlam has oh-so-many haters, who hate the pictures she posts. Now, she tells them exactly why she shares those pix with her fans!

August 11, 2014

VPS aims to have an extensive network of Health Promotion Centres across the UAE and other countries within five years, it said in a statement.
23:10 GMT

The healthcare provider said that its first Health Promotion Centre will be established in the Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi by the end of 2014.

David performing one of his water tricks. (Image: Facebook)
10:41 GMT

American illusionist David Blaine to do magic tricks for three nights in Abu Dhabi later this month.

The contract provides for the UAE to import some 600 million cubic feet per day of Iranian gas, though the actual amount will depend on many factors and may only become clear in coming months.
08:03 GMT

The UAE is eager to obtain additional natural gas supplies to support its rapid economic growth.

August 10, 2014

The stand-up comedian will be at the mic next month in Dubai. (Image courtesy of Marc's website)
16:21 GMT

If you're in need of a good laugh, then a night with South African stand-up comedian Marc Lottering might be just what the Dr. ordered.