UAE

May 14, 2014

Ismaik said that the club’s achievements had led Arabtec to sign a regional sponsorship deal, adding that the deal will help achieve the interests of both parties. (Image courtesy of sportsvivo.com)
23:28 GMT

Arabtec will also receive certain rights to use the Manchester City logo, in addition to tickets and programmes for prominent figures to attend the club’s games

Etisalat has completed its purchase of a 53 per cent stake in Maroc Telecom from Paris-listed Vivendi for €4.14 billion euros.
11:53 GMT

The UAE operator has bought into Maroc Telecom through a separate legal entity, Etisalat International North Africa

Myriam Fares showing off her shiny in Dubai (Image: Facebook).
11:07 GMT

She's got the cash, and she knows how to use it!

Shamma Hamdan is ready to sing for Fujairah (Image: Facebook).
09:06 GMT

She made it to the Arabs Got Talent finals, and now she's got a concert coming up in Fujairah.

Workers set up a giant official poster of the 67th Cannes Film Festival, featuring Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni on May 12, 2014 on the facade of the Palais des festivals in Cannes, southeastern France. (Image: AFP/VALERY HACHE)
08:12 GMT

The media and entertainment organisations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai will come together at the UAE Pavilion at Cannes from 14 to 25 May to promote the local film industry.

May 13, 2014

The saved itinerary can then be retrieved later on, changed and updated, or booked immediately.
03:55 GMT

Etihad Holidays, a division of Etihad Airways, has launched a new website providing UAE guests with a one-stop-shop that enables them to search, create, and book tailor-made holidays at any time of the day.

Emirates has been expanding rapidly and has already launched services to three new destinations this year including Kiev, Taipei and Boston.
00:57 GMT

“The increased frequency will give our customers greater flexibility in their travel plans allowing them to connect to other flights on Emirates’ extensive global network.”

May 12, 2014

The mesmerizing creation by Sylvain Tremblay. (Image: Seven Media)
14:27 GMT

International artist Sylvain Tremblay wowed Dubai today after completing his art creation of the largest ever painting of the late Sheikh Zayed.

Celebrate good times, c'mon! Lada Gaga has got a gig in Dubai!
13:39 GMT

We've been crossing our fingers and trying not get our hopes while literally going cray-cray to find out if Gaga is coming our way.

May 11, 2014

Qatar’s bourse has officially reported that the combined first-quarter net profit of all but two companies amounted to QR11.1 billion, up 8.6 per cent year on year.
20:25 GMT

Dubai’s bourse has outpaced other Gulf markets by a wide margin in terms of companies’ first-quarter profit growth,

The new system will save time and money and speed up completion of accident reports.
03:55 GMT

The programme will have electronic maps linked to satellites to determine accident sites and will allow the reconstruction of the accident scene.

Emirates announced earlier this year that it would reduce flights to 41 destinations during the 80-day airport runway upgrade programme, which began on May 1.
03:55 GMT

Dubai-based Emirates Airline will lose Dhs1 billion (272 million USD) in revenues due to runway upgrade work at the Dubai International Airport in 2014, but the amount will be recovered within the year, the carrier’s chairman has said.

“However, there’s still a majority of companies that do not plan to make any increases this year, waiting to see what happens in 2014,” Gomes told Gulf News.
03:55 GMT

Workers have been hoping for a relief from rising rents, which rose on average by 22 per cent last year, and increasing cost of commodities and services.

May 10, 2014

The Summer Season that ends August 31 will kick off with the Royal Moscow Ballet and two lead sololists from the Bolshoi Ballet performing Cinderella at Adnec on June 6. (Image: Visitabudhabi.ae)
05:00 GMT

International shows, film and theatre premieres, music concerts, comedy shows, illusionists, FIFA World Cup viewing, among the many attractions during the season.

May 8, 2014

Ludacris and Michelle Rodriguez literally hanging out at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit. (Image: Facebook)
13:21 GMT

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