UAE

May 1, 2014

Here's the collage Latifa posted to Instagram.
08:16 GMT

While in Abu Dhabi to shoot "Fast & Furious 7", Vin Diesel gave one generous gift to her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

April 30, 2014

The Middle East is "driving the positive growth," according to managing director of STR Global, Elizabeth Winkle (File/AFP)
14:28 GMT

Dubai's hotel sector saw profits skyrocket by 53.3 percent, according to a HotStats survey.

The big reveal is here for "Star Wars: Episode VII": Andy Serkis, John Boyega, and Adam Driver are a few of the actors to star in the film.
14:27 GMT

They're currently filming "Star Wars: Episode VII" in Abu Dhabi, and now we finally get to know which stars we'll be seeing on screen (and hopefully around town) in the UAE capital.

"The Voice" is coming, Dubai!
14:15 GMT

"The Voice Goes on Tour" is bringing all seven of the talent show's finalists in one place on May 1 at Mercato Mall in Jumeirah.

The Lido show is coming to Cavalli Club this weekend (Image courtesy of Khaleej Times).
12:11 GMT

Get a quintessential picture of Parisian nightlife with the ever exhilarating Lido show coming to the Cavalli Club on May 2 and 3.

This gig will mark Ardal's second time performing in Dubai. (Image: Gulf News)
10:41 GMT

Irish standup comedian Ardal O’Hanlon in Dubai for one night only this Friday.

Kottak admitted to drinking alcohol but denied the other charges against him. (Image: Facebook)
10:22 GMT

Scorpions drummer jailed in Dubai following rowdy behavior at local airport.

April 29, 2014

Lust for technology: GITEX shopper is used by nearly half of Emirati residents (Image: Emirates247)
14:04 GMT

It's all about the consumer: Around 45 percent of UAE residents use GITEX shopper to purchase their IT products, according to an Acer survey.

Tescos supermarket may be looking to open several branches in the UAE (File/AFP)
12:48 GMT

Choithrams and British-based Tescos will be joining forces to bring the supermarket chain to the UAE, a source has said.

The UAE-based airline said 18 flights between Amman and Beirut will be scheduled weekly from July 2 onwards (File/Shutterstock)
12:36 GMT

Etihad Airways has announced more flights through key destinations in the Middle East.

Dubai International recorded 18,361,820 passengers traveling through the airport in 2014 (File/AFP)
11:35 GMT

Dubai International has emerged as the world's busiest airport, beating London Heathrow with monthly traffic.

A comprehensive visitor management study has been undertaken around the Dubai Expo 2020 hosting, including city wide traffic and movement flow analysis.
03:55 GMT

The major construction activities on the Expo 2020 site will be completed by October 2019, allowing for a full year of readiness testing across networks, systems and technologies.

April 28, 2014

Saad with some of the other finalists from The Voice Arabia. (Image: MBC)
14:37 GMT

Season 2 winner Sattar Sa’ad and seven finalists to meet fans at Oasis Centre.

Dubai is now being compared to London's and Paris' women apparel market (File Archive)
14:00 GMT

The share of women's mid-market apparel within emerging markets is expected to rise to over 50 percent by 2025, and Dubai is leading the way in this development.

The new green loan is designed to encourage more firms to pursue energy efficient development in the UAE (File Archive/Shutterstock)
12:00 GMT

UAE's Union National Bank (UNB) has launched the first "Green Loan" in the region, which is designed to encourage investment in energy efficient products and related developments.