UAE

May 26, 2014

What do Ahlam and Um Kulthum have in common? Everything according to the UAE singer! (Image: Albawaba edit)
05:00 GMT

What do Ahlam and Um Kulthum have in common? Everything according to the UAE singer!

May 25, 2014

“I always wanted to get back and we never forgot Dubai,” Trump said at the project site. “Dubai has become very conservative. This is a much different and smarter time.”
21:39 GMT

Donald Trump, the New York real-estate mogul, is back in Dubai with plans for a golf course and 104 mansions three years after a plan to build a hotel tower bearing his name was scrapped in the emirate.

Justin Timberlake stopped over in Abu Dhabi to sing his heart out as a part of his 20/20 tour. (Image: Facebook)
14:02 GMT

Justin Timberlake's hotter than hot performance (literally) was totes reminiscent of a night with MJ.

The Boyzone bringing it in Dubai (Image: Facebook).
10:27 GMT

They sure know how to "Light up the Night"! Boyzone totally nailed their boyband performance at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on May 22.

Sharjah is the third-largest member of the UAE in terms of population, GDP, and geographic area.
03:55 GMT

The affirmation primarily reflects the solid growth in Sharjah’s GDP per capita.

May 24, 2014

One big moment for the Dubai-based progressive rockers (Image courtesy of the Anuryzm website).
09:00 GMT

Every heavy metal rockers dream is to share the stage the legendary Black Sabbath, but it's soon to be the reality for Dubai-based progressive rockers Anuryzm at Du Arena, Abu Dhabi on May 29.

May 22, 2014

The Australian and International Pilots Association said the claims of support from the royal family needed to be checked and action taken to level the playing field.
17:25 GMT

Citing what it said were leaked documents prepared for prospective financiers in 2011, the newspaper said the loan for the state carrier required no repayments until 2027.

Star Wars: Episode VII is the latest international movie to film in Abu Dhabi. (Image: Albawaba edit)
07:00 GMT

The combination of diverse desert landscapes and an extensive production infrastructure provide the perfect formula for the movie ensuring the shoot is going smoothly and on schedule.

May 21, 2014

 One of the biggest project approvals was for Aldar Properties’ Al Raha Beach East Master Plan.
21:33 GMT

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council gave its approval to 13 development projects covering over four million square metres in the first quarter of the year.

The Boyz are in the UAE zone (Image: Facebook)
10:06 GMT

With a music career that's older than some of this article's readers, Boyzone shares their story of finding the fame that has brought them a gig in the Dubai Tennis Stadium on May 22.

“The peaceful nuclear energy plays an important role in the future of our nation; these stations will provide us the electricity we need to meet our requirements.”
02:32 GMT

The new simulators are among the world’s most advanced nuclear training devices and the first of their kind in the Middle East.

May 20, 2014

The draft law says a defaulter would no longer risk a jail term if he or she has a child younger than 15 years, his or her spouse is dead — or jailed — for any reason.
22:17 GMT

At present, debtors in the UAE are imprisoned for failing to pay their debts, and creditors, mainly banks, are not sympathetic to the debtors once they are in prison.

Fast & Furious 7 is scheduled for release later this year. (Image courtesy of favhdwallpapers.com)
13:09 GMT

The Hollywood blockbuster has left the region. Filming for "Fast & Furious 7" began in Abu Dhabi last November but has finally finished.

Remember the 'N Sync version of Justin Timberlake? This performer has evolved for real. (Image: Facebook)
12:49 GMT

Justin Timberlake will be performing in Abu Dhabi this weekend, but my how the singer has changed since the start of his career.

The DFM has now declined for four straight sessions, its biggest losing streak in that surge.
08:48 GMT

Dubai’s benchmark index, the world’s best-performing gauge in 2013, plunged the most in more than eight months on Monday.