UAE

September 7, 2014

Lauren Goodger says she said no to sharing sheets with a man in Dubai. (Image: Twitter)
07:42 GMT

Running away to the UAE after an embarrassing scandal, Celebrity Big Brother house star Lauren Goodger shares what a man in Dubai offered her in exchange for sharing sheets.

The first phase of the project will include the Faculty of Medicine and the Dental College, which exists already.
04:55 GMT

The Dubai Healthcare City authority said the university will offer citizens and residents with a host of graduate and postgraduate programmes

September 6, 2014

Lydia Solomon and Gidon Kremer are two international artists coming to play the classics.
07:00 GMT

A dozen concerts with musicians from nearly twice as many countries are coming to Abu Dhabi between October and May thanks to Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi).

September 4, 2014

The UAE ranked first in the world for quality of roads, according to a report prepared by World Economic Forum (Film/AFP)
12:30 GMT

The UAE has the best roads in the world in terms of quality, according to the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2014-2015.

Over two million transactions were recorded in H1, a 12.8 per cent rise from 2013 (File)
11:03 GMT

Abu Dhabi Duty Free sales increased by 11.5 in H1 and it might have something to do the high passenger traffic in the first half of the year.

Hong Kong is a financial hub for foreign investment (File/AFP)
10:13 GMT

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority joined forces with Invest Hong Kong to increase ties and boost development between both organizations.

The results were carried out by a HSBC UAE Purchasing Managers’ Index survey (File/AFP)
09:55 GMT

Non-oil business activity in the UAE expanded in August at the fastest pace on record as the country obtained high points in output and new business.

The Camel Soap Factory makes products from 25 per cent camel milk and olive oil (Image: Flipkart)
09:28 GMT

Dubai-based SME, The Camel Soap Factory, is looking to touch in German and Indian markets next year as it continues to expand.

The 11th Dubai International Film Festival asking filmmakers to bring it! (Image: event logo)
05:00 GMT

Last year we saw the celebrity likes of Cate Blanchett at the A-list event, and this year should be just as spectacular as filmmakers across the Arab world are in a rush to enter their prized work.

September 3, 2014

For his return to the Middle East, the Hoff will switch from the beach to the cinema to judge the best short films in the Arab Film Studio's annual competition (Courtesy of Facebook).
13:03 GMT

David Hasselhoff will be one of 24 judges in the Arab Film Studio's annual amateur short film competition.

Dubai's Public Transport Agency aims to boost marine transport to 1.25 million customers by the end of 2014 (File/AFP)
11:52 GMT

The PTA and RTA launched a Dubai Ferry line to increase marine transport around the Emirate, with five long-distance trips.

Throw your hands up in there 'cause Rudimental will be taking the stage at Sandance along with an all-star lineup. (Image: Facebook)
11:22 GMT

The exciting lineup is slowly being released for the return of Sandance to Atlantic Beach, The Palm on Friday, October 10.

City Centre Muscat will have 60 new stores and a new dining zone, following the expansion project (Image: Blogspot)
09:01 GMT

Leading Dubai developer Majid Al Futtaim announced plans to expand a retail mall in Oman's capital, Muscat, including 60 shopping and dining options.

Siemens aims to increase its presence in the GCC region (Image: Designmena)
08:37 GMT

Global tech giant Siemens handed over the Shuweihat S3 power plant in Abu Dhabi to begin commercial operations.

DJ Roger Sanchez will take Dubai's Sensation by storm. (Image courtesy of the DJ's website)
06:41 GMT

It's a global event that's gotten countless countries in the groove, and now the first outdoor edition at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai has some major headlining acts, including American DJ Roger Sanchez.