March 5, 2015
The Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, which celebrates its 25th anniversary edition later this month, has been named the top Cross Country Rally in the FIA World Cup.
Drake's Dubai concert is coming up, and now there's a pop-up VIP section available for his biggest (and richest) fans!
Diana King is performing tonight in Bahrain and this Saturday in the Emirates, and here's everything you need to about the reggae artist.
Hollywood's Gerard Butler is promoting Hugo Boss' new fragrance in Dubai, and you might be the lucky fan who gets to meet him!
Relief items from Dubai were shipped to Damascus for displaced refugees Wednesday.
With Indonesia joining the list of countries that have barred their women from working as housemaids in the UAE, finding domestic help has become a major challenge in the country.
March 4, 2015
The richest five people in the UAE, with a combined net worth of $21.7 billion (Dh79 billion), have made it to this year’s Forbes World’s Billionaires List.
The much-anticipated devices were launched by the Korean manufacturer ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
"I Say a Little Prayer" hit maker Diana King is bringing her reggae singing self to the Emirates.
The report found that between August 1 and December 31, 61 per cent of handsets registered on the UAE’s networks were smartphones.
Carlo Ancelotti will be short-listed to replace Manuel Pellegrini as Manchester City manager if the Chilean is dismissed at the end of the season.
March 3, 2015
Three British men living in the UAE were arrested for "national security" concerns Tuesday.
The multi-award-winning Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships can show the way for tournaments all over the world, according to ATP Tour Executive Chairman and President Chris Kermode.
Dubai-based Emirates Airline has announced the launch of a new daily service to the island of Bali in Indonesia.
Metal rock band Xandria has got a gig in The Music Room this month.
March 2, 2015
Emaar Properties PJSC, the city’s largest developer, reported an 18 percent drop in revenue from property sales last year compared with 2013.
Juliana Down will open for the Thirty Seconds to Mars concert at the Dubai World Trade Center, but she'll be sharing the stage with someone. #MARSBattleoftheBands competition will determine which lucky group it will be!
The third edition of the Dubai Desert Triathlon, to be held on the 13th March, has generated significant excitement within the triathlon and endurance horse riding communities in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East.
I mean, could a lineup get any hotter?! Dubai was treated three nights in a row of wicked sweet tunes from James Blunt, Sting, John Legend, and many more amazing musicians.
March 1, 2015
The opportunities that online education tools provide in terms of student assessment, engagement and education outcomes was discussed at the recently concluded 2015 Global Education Forum in Dubai, UAE.
Celebrities Nadine Al Assad, Khalid El Sheikh and Hazem Sherif bring on the patriotism, love and peace at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre performance of "The Shadows".
Special Episode ends Season 2 of El Beit show on a highly memorable note.
Dubai has announced the launch of a massive campaign, consisting of art sculptures and paintings, to increase public awareness about the impact of hosting Expo 2020.
February 28, 2015
Roger Federer set up match point with a second-serve ace, then slammed a winner into the empty corner to win his seventh title at the Dubai Classic on Sunday, 6-3, 7-5 over Novak Djokovic.
Britain’s top player Andy Murray is keen to ensure his Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open quarter-final loss to teenager Borna Coric on Thursday will not affect his form going into a crucial Davis Cup tie next week.
The UAE has decided to reopen its embassy in Aden, rather than Sana'a. The relocation marks the UAE's support for former President Hadi.
February 27, 2015
A Dubai developer plans to recreate a tropical rainforest under a dome in the desert sheikhdom, adding to a collection of spectacles that include an indoor ski slope and the world’s tallest building.
February 26, 2015
The latest came from UAE-based Mashreq, which announced on Thursday the launch of a ‘selfie’ credit card, in a bid to capture younger customers.
Up to 40 per cent of HR directors plan to recruit staff in the UAE in the first six months of 2015, with their companies set to add new positions, according to a new study.
The United Arab Emirates’ civil aviation regulator has given approval for local carriers to resume flights to Baghdad.
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer blew past a pair of hampered opponents on Thursday as three of the leading four seeds reached the semi-finals of the Dubai Classic.
We’ve been hearing for some time that Dubai rents are going to drop by about 5 per cent this year, but new data released by a property consultant on Sunday showed that a few locations have already started to see a slight decline in rates.
There are growing signs that Dubai may be considering an Olympic bid in the near to medium term.
Andy Murray fell victim to 55 unforced errors as the third seed crumbled in a 6-1, 6-3 defeat with Croatian teenager Borna Coric reaching the semi-finals of the Dubai Classic on Thursday at the Scot's expense.
"Furoius 7" star Vin Diesel's wife is giving birth to his third child, so the premiere for the film changed locations from Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles.
The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships has received the ATP World Tour 500 Tournament of the Year Award for an unprecedented and remarkable 11th time in 12 years. .
February 25, 2015
World Number Three Andy Murray eased his way past Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller in their first round encounter at the Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open here on Tuesday.
This weekend is seriously going to be epic in the Emirates as the Dubai Jazz Festival brings James Blunt, John Legend, and Sting to the stage.
Figures showed an increase in housing and utility prices in all the GCC countries in December last year when compared with 2013 figures.
what makes Dubai stand out is the Dubai Smart City initiative, which aims to make Dubai one of the world’s best-connected, smartest, and happiest cities by 2017.
The supply of an estimated 14,000 new residential units in 2015 is expected to soften Dubai’s rents that had soared by up to 65 per cent since 2011.
February 24, 2015
Eighty nine percent of respondents in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) consider creativity and innovation to be an important part of their life
It is not uncommon for people to misunderstand the cost of living of a place to which they are relocating, returning or visiting.
With sector sales volumes dipping, new demands are placing an extra burden on them
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a combined Dh9.48 billion ($2.58 billion) of defence deals on the first two days of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Idex 2015),
Obi Mobiles, co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley, is among the seven most popular smartphone brands in the UAE market.
World No. 2 Roger Federer showed no signs of rustiness as he produced a clinical 6-3, 6-1 win over two-time finalist Mikhail Youzhny before a near-capacity crowd on the opening night of the Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open late on Monday.
Less than a month away until the music of Macklemore, Lil Wayne, Avicii and Clean Bandit brings dancers alive from around the globe at the Street Life show March 18-21.
February 23, 2015
Andy Murray admitted he was struggling without his coach Amelie Mauresmo ahead of this week’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
A new study on corporate leadership has revealed that less than half (48 per cent) of employees surveyed in the UAE have trust and confidence in their senior leaders.
Lindsay Lohan admits she likes to learn lessons the hard way, but insists she is ready to lead a more private life.
Former World number one Roger Federer is hoping he can rediscover his form of the last six months of 2014 to stage a serious bid on defending his title at this week’s Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open.
About eight out of 10 people (83 per cent) in the UAE are now feeling anxious that their gratuity pay won't be sufficient to meet their retirement needs.
February 22, 2015
Dubai’s residential rents are poised to soften in 2015 due to additional supply entering the market, according to a new report by property consultant Asteco.
Dubai Duty Free, one of the UAE's leading airport retailers, and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) have re-signed this week global tennis stars Ana Ivanovic and Caroline Wozniacki as brand ambassadors for Dubai Duty Free.
The company said that Egyptian spending in the first 15 days of the festival amounted to $10.18m, an increase of 52% compared to their spending in the same period last year.
Two-time semi-finalist Mikhail Youzhny will be looking to go at least one better as he makes his 14th successive appearance at the Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open that starts at the Dubai Tennis Stadium from Monday.
The desert here may not grow tea commercially, but a factory by the sea in Dubai is en route to having the largest stand-alone tea facility that supplies to the rest of the world,
February 21, 2015
Top-seeded Simona Halep earned the tenth title of her career and made it a Gulf double by capturing the Dubai Open with a tenacious and skilful 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) win over Karolina Pliskova on Saturday.
The defending champion of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships champion Roger Federer surprised guests at the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Burj Al Arab on Thursday evening.
Hundreds were evacuated from there homes in Dubai's Torch tower as civil defense workers attempted to quell billowing flames from one of the tallest residential buildings in the world.