UAE

December 15, 2014

Eva and Dubai Cares CEO Tariq Al Gurg during a Dubai International Film Festival Press conference at Madinat Jumeirah on Sunday. (Image: Dhes Handumon)
07:56 GMT

Desperate Housewives starlet Eva Longoria was in Dubai for the The Global Gift Gala fundraiser; she's just too good to be true!

Dubai’s stock market was the world’s best performing this year until it was caught up in a regional sell off amid tumbling oil prices.
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The Dubai index wiped off gains registered in 2014, since it fell another 7 per cent for a second straight session.

December 14, 2014

Disneyland and Al-Waleed Bin Talal: This Saudi prince has a soft spot for Disney princesses! The philanthropist came to the rescue for the struggling Paris offshoot of the original, California-based Disneyland with a $1 billion euro bailout. He owns ten percent of Euro Disney SCA, which operates Disneyland Paris.
21:33 GMT

Global brands that you never knew were owned or part-owned by Arabs!

Ahlam will bring her fabulous self to the Dubai Shopping Festival along with a slew of A-list artists. (Image: Facebook)
14:20 GMT

The region's hottest stars will warm up the January cold of the Dubai Shopping Festival Celebration Nights.

Franck Ribery
13:37 GMT

The ex-France international says he is settled in Bavaria and feels happily married to the club, but nonetheless admitted that he is open to a new experience elsewhere

 "The Theory of Everything" screened at the Dubai International Film Festival last week. (Focus Features)
10:18 GMT

"The Theory of Everything," a film based on Stephen Hawking and his wife's life, made it to the big screen at the Dubai International Film Festival.

A still from "The Sleeping Tree." (Image: Broadcast Pro Middle East)
09:03 GMT

Looking out for local interests too, the Dubai International Film Festival that's currently underway has included 17 films in its Enjaaz program.

December 12, 2014

Strong economic growth across the region has also led to an increase in demand for human resources professionals
20:06 GMT

Average salaries in the UAE for professional roles rose by just two per cent over the last 12 months.

December 11, 2014

UAE singer Ahlam is over the moon as she welcomes Emirati singer Hussain al Jasmi to the Arab Idol stage this Saturday. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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UAE singer Ahlam is over the moon as she welcomes Emirati singer Hussain al Jasmi to the Arab Idol stage this Saturday.

Egyptian filmmakers Mervat Amin and Noor El Sherif were in attendance at DIFF's opening night. (Image: Facebook)
08:55 GMT

Emily Blunt opened the star-studded night that drew in celebrities from around the region and globe, as well as the less fabulous in fashion, nerdy cinephiles.

December 10, 2014

The scholarships have been granted for the Introduction to Clinical Research Training programme (ICRT).
19:27 GMT

The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Medical Education Department, in association with Harvard Medical School, has granted 15 scholarships to DHA medical professionals.

Cricket gains impetus among women in UAE (picture courtesy of asiancricket.org)
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The enthusiasm among women cricketers, who attended the selection camp to make the UAE squad in Sharjah, showed the game is making fast inroads.

Sarah Jessica Parker flashing her pearly whites with the Clé Dubai cook. (Image: Facebook)
13:08 GMT

We wonder if the Sex and the City star sipped on a Cosmopolitan while hitting up Clé Dubai earlier this week.

Kadem Al Saher and other artists are ready to bring it at Sharjah World Music Festival. (Image: Facebook)
12:28 GMT

Owning the same stage as two other Arab faves, the Iraqi singer has been announced as one of three artists performing at the 2nd Sharjah World Music Festival.

White Sugar” is slated for its world premiere on 14 of December at the Dubai Film Festival. (Image: dailynewsegypt.com)
10:33 GMT

White Sugar's director Ahmed Khaled reflects on filmmaking and post-revolutionary bureaucracy on Egyptian cinema scene.