UAE

December 8, 2014

This year's DIFF galas promise an international line-up of films. (Image: Google)
08:59 GMT

DIFF’s red carpet galas will showcase 2014 films from all over the world.

Once a bustling fishing hub in the Gulf, the village of Al-Arish lies just off Qatar’s northern coast. It was abandoned in the 1970s as inhabitants packed up in search of more prolific urban areas, leaving crumbling infrastructure you can still check out today.
07:15 GMT

Ghost towns around the Middle East show a history, and present, marked by massive change.

Located in the incubator building at Masdar City, the centre is a reconfigurable, multi-purpose facility and will not be restricted to providing only security solutions.
05:55 GMT

Earlier this year, reports indicated that Lockheed Martin also held talks with the UAE government for a military deal worth $270 million.

December 7, 2014

Don't worry, Ahlam isn't afraid of a challenge.
19:16 GMT

A cameraman is not to happy with Ahlam and her hubby. He's accusing the latter of beating him up and breaking his camera!

Omar Khairat doing what he does best.
09:01 GMT

He's a talented regional fave, and now Omar Khairat is returning to Dubai this month.

The countries in the Mena region are likely to become important global centres for producing iron and steel in the next five to 10 years, he added.
05:55 GMT

The UAE is amongst the highest consumers of iron and steel products (1,309 kg per person), well above the global average of 240 kg per person,

December 4, 2014

This image made from video released by the Abu Dhabi police department on December 2, 2014, shows a veiled suspect in the stabbing of an American teacher at a shopping mall. (Photo: Youtube)
15:41 GMT

Police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have foiled a bomb attack targeting an American doctor in the capital, Abu Dhabi.

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra performing in November. (Image: Facebook)
09:11 GMT

One of the best known musical ensembles is bringing some soundtrack tunes to the UAE Capital city this month.

December 3, 2014

Edward Maya is ready to rock it in du Arena, Yas Island.
14:22 GMT

It's gonna be one colorful party at du Forum, Yas Island this Friday!

Kimmy opted for Jimmy Choos on her trip to the Dubai desert! (Image: Daily Mail)
12:00 GMT

Who wears 5 inch heels in the Dubai desert? Kim Kardashian of course!

Kim captioned this pic on Facebook with, "Of course I need a selfie!!!!"
06:00 GMT

Mrs. Kanye West was "honoured" to meet US troops on the USS San Diego in Abu Dhabi last month. She raised their spirits - and no doubt some other things - as she kissed up on the soldier boys.

The mission, to be led by emiratis, will make the UAE one of nine countries with space programmes to explore Mars.
05:55 GMT

The recently created UAE Space Agency, established to help the country send the region’s first unmanned mission to Mars.

December 2, 2014

Diana Haddad reppin' some patriotic spirit on UAE National Day. (Image: Twitter)
20:19 GMT

Diana Haddad UAE National Day

Amr Diab is ready to take on Abu Dhabi.
19:12 GMT

Two Arab hotties are ready to take the stage in the Emirati Capital city on December 26th.

Who wants to celebrate the New Year with George Wassouf this Dec? (Image: Layalina)
11:33 GMT

Make your New Year's Eve a special one by spending it at George Wassouf's concert in Dubai this Dec 31.