UAE

June 4, 2014

The force is clearly with the Healer Twins (Image: Waleed Shah/ Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Filming has recently been taking place in the Abu Dhabi desert, where 25-year-old sisters Thea and Lika Shengelaia headed for four days of shooting.

June 3, 2014

The arrested suspect stands accused of gathering intelligence on the UAE (File/AFP)
19:00 GMT

A man accused of spying and collaborating with a foreign country is under investigation by the UAE's State Security.

LinkedIn was also able to track the leading source countries for talent coming into the UAE and the countries to which talent was migrating, as well as the UAE industry sectors that gained the most
17:48 GMT

The UAE has attracted more professional talent as a percentage of its workforce than countries such as Canada, Brazil, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, Singapore and Australia.

“The UAE is known for setting new benchmarks in various fields and creating exemplary standards that are being emulated across the region."
13:20 GMT

This was among the few demonstrations worldwide, where a government-issued identity card has been used to enable financial transactions.

In the 12 months to end March, the city recorded increases of 27.7 per cent, with the second-half of 2013 seeing the sharpest gains
10:58 GMT

Dubai’s home prices were up only 3.4 per cent in the first quarter, but enough to continue to top the global rankings with the highest growth in residential property values for a fourth straight quarter.

Adam Driver has a new blockbuster to add to his imdb portfolio. (Image cropped from imdb.com).
09:00 GMT

After viewing the old movies as a child, it's nearly unbelievable for Adam Driver to be starring in the seventh episode.

June 2, 2014

The six month Dubai World Expo event is expected to attract 25 million visitors and be a key driver for tourism, with other emirates also set to benefit.
22:07 GMT

The six month Dubai World Expo event is expected to attract 25 million visitors and be a key driver for tourism, with other emirates also set to benefit, the company said.

The new service means that as of August 1, Emirates will offer passengers 14,185 seats each week on the route from Dubai.
21:35 GMT

Emirates has served Karachi since it was founded in 1985, and in the past decade alone has transported over six million passengers on the route.

A Still from the "Jabal Al Halal" cast & crew's video dancing to Hussain's "Good News." (Image: YouTube still)
11:10 GMT

What did we tell ya about Hussain Al Jasmi's "Bushret Khair" (Good News) music video? Yep, it's gone viral!

The cameras are rolling in Abu Dhabi for Star Wars: Episode VII.
09:00 GMT

Filming the seventh episode of the Star Wars franchise means something big for Abu Dhabi.

The DTEC will build on the success of the DSOA’s current technology incubation centre — Silicon Oasis Founders, or SOF — that was launched in April 2012 to promote local entrepreneurial talent in the IT sector.
03:55 GMT

he technology incubation centre offers emerging entrepreneurs an opportunity to advance their business through providing consultancy, mentoring, workspace facilities and networking opportunities.

June 1, 2014

Occupancy is expected to touch 70 per cent in Dubai
09:29 GMT

Hotels in the UAE are expected to see occupancy levels fall during June and July but pick up in August, according to analysts.

Black Sabbath nailed it in Abu Dhabi.
06:06 GMT

Black Sabbath met all expectations and possibly surpassed them at their Yas Island gig on May 29.

May 29, 2014

A study released on Wednesday by global real estate consultancy CBRE put the emirate ahead of 187 other global cities based on the number of international retailing brands operating in the market.
13:13 GMT

Dubai has retained its number two spot worldwide as a retail destination, just behind London and well ahead of New York, Moscow and Shanghai.

Hani congratulated Hussain on his recent success with a sincere phone call this week. (Image: Albawaba edit)
05:00 GMT

Hani Shaker took it upon himself to call Hussain Al Jasmi and congratulate him on his recent success.