UAE

May 7, 2014

Ahlam's new look: The singer's features looked more defined than in her previous pictures. (Image: Facebook)
08:50 GMT

Emirati Diva Ahlam posted a series of pix showing off her brand new look.

Another market that has become important to flydubai’s network is Russia and last year flydubai doubled its network to eight points.
03:55 GMT

These announcements bring the total number of new destinations flydubai announced since the start of the year to nine.

May 6, 2014

Zero-rate income taxes and high salaries attract young British professionals to the UAE (File/AFP)
14:58 GMT

The UAE and Dubai in particular is one of the top places for UK expats according to a NatWest report.

These are the comics coming to Abu Dhabi!
12:28 GMT

Snicker your way into summer with this month’s Laughter Factory tour, with three comedians from London’s Comedy Store lightening the mood on May 7.

Podcars were also introduced to the Abu Dhabi's eco friendly built city Masdar (Image: Green Company Effect)
12:16 GMT

Futuristic style podcars are set to be launched in Dubai by the end of 2015 to make transport in the city more relaxed and enjoyable.

Vin Diesel throwing up the deuces while holding a tiger in Abu Dhabi. Fans are now wondering if there will be a ferocious feline in the upcoming Fast & Furious film. (Image: Facebook)
11:41 GMT

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A simple map with clear directions from where you are at that moment will appear, said bin Mejren. Directions on how to use the video is available on YouTube.
03:55 GMT

Forgot where you have parked your car at Dubai Mall? No worries. With a new parking assistant, locating your car is just a matter of few clicks on a smart touch screen.

May 5, 2014

Fancy a dip in the pool? The beautiful Al Bustan Rotana Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
13:04 GMT

UAE hotel operator Rotana has announced the launch of ten new hotels in the Middle East by 2020.

Dubai's new tourism institute is aligned with the emirate's effort to be the most visited city in the world by 2020 (File Archive)
11:00 GMT

Dubai is in the process of implementing its plan to build a new tourism institute that will help develop students' skills within the sector.

DJ Sasha is ready to spin his way to Abu Dhabi (Image: Facebook)
08:36 GMT

Get your Welsh jams on next weekend as the 12-hour party begins on Friday, May 16 at the Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat.

Emiratis have been at the forefront of green energy exploration and construction in the Middle East (File Archive)
08:06 GMT

The UAE submitted its bid this week to host the World Energy Congress 2019 in Abu Dhabi.

"Sensation" are mesmerizing with their OTT dance events. (Image: Facebook)
07:30 GMT

Get your dance shoes ready because one of the biggest dance party events in the world will be taking over Dubai this October.

The hotel consists of 181 rooms, 13 suites, 41 studios and 124 one and two bedroom apartments.
03:55 GMT

The 359 room property is the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel to open in Dubai and the second to open in the United Arab Emirates in 2014.

May 4, 2014

15 countries exported $1,121 billion worth of food, holding an 81.5 per cent share of the world’s exports in 2012
10:13 GMT

THE UAE’s imports of food worth $16 billion in 2012 has made it the 15th biggest food importer, according to the World Trade Organisation.

Sharjah International Airport's spike in traffic is largely due to the renovations at Dubai International Airport (File Archive/Shutterstock)
09:17 GMT

Sharjah International Airport is in process of preparing an influx of 200 additional weekly flights starting this summer.