UAE

September 4, 2014

The Camel Soap Factory makes products from 25 per cent camel milk and olive oil (Image: Flipkart)
09:28 GMT

Dubai-based SME, The Camel Soap Factory, is looking to touch in German and Indian markets next year as it continues to expand.

The 11th Dubai International Film Festival asking filmmakers to bring it! (Image: event logo)
05:00 GMT

Last year we saw the celebrity likes of Cate Blanchett at the A-list event, and this year should be just as spectacular as filmmakers across the Arab world are in a rush to enter their prized work.

September 3, 2014

For his return to the Middle East, the Hoff will switch from the beach to the cinema to judge the best short films in the Arab Film Studio's annual competition (Courtesy of Facebook).
13:03 GMT

David Hasselhoff will be one of 24 judges in the Arab Film Studio's annual amateur short film competition.

Dubai's Public Transport Agency aims to boost marine transport to 1.25 million customers by the end of 2014 (File/AFP)
11:52 GMT

The PTA and RTA launched a Dubai Ferry line to increase marine transport around the Emirate, with five long-distance trips.

Throw your hands up in there 'cause Rudimental will be taking the stage at Sandance along with an all-star lineup. (Image: Facebook)
11:22 GMT

The exciting lineup is slowly being released for the return of Sandance to Atlantic Beach, The Palm on Friday, October 10.

City Centre Muscat will have 60 new stores and a new dining zone, following the expansion project (Image: Blogspot)
09:01 GMT

Leading Dubai developer Majid Al Futtaim announced plans to expand a retail mall in Oman's capital, Muscat, including 60 shopping and dining options.

Siemens aims to increase its presence in the GCC region (Image: Designmena)
08:37 GMT

Global tech giant Siemens handed over the Shuweihat S3 power plant in Abu Dhabi to begin commercial operations.

DJ Roger Sanchez will take Dubai's Sensation by storm. (Image courtesy of the DJ's website)
06:41 GMT

It's a global event that's gotten countless countries in the groove, and now the first outdoor edition at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai has some major headlining acts, including American DJ Roger Sanchez.

September 2, 2014

New superheroes (or super Eros?) are born all the time. Erotic artist Milo Manara has created a new Spider Woman, slammed by critics as “more like a colonoscopy than a costume”. A Marvel Comics’ senior VP noted that the character is fully clothed and in a “spider-like pose”, adding, "It's the right of every reader not to like something."
13:49 GMT

It might be one big geek-fest in your eyes, or an exciting chance to wear a costume and buy some superhero comics! Either way, Comic Con 2014 used ultimate powers to woo fans from across the globe.

Flights will start to Oslo and Brussels on September 2 (File/AFP)
12:29 GMT

The biggest Middle Eastern airline, Emirates, added two more destinations to its network this week including Oslo and Brussels.

Emirates NBD will expand operations in Saudi, according to the company's CEO, Shayne Nelson (File/AFP)
12:03 GMT

Dubai's largest bank, Emirates NBD, is looking to increase its presence in Saudi Arabia, CEO of the company announced.

Watch out for "The Human League" in Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
10:38 GMT

They've caused quite a stir in the U.K. and now they're carrying their new wave tunes to the UAE.

The mall is one of five projects opened in Dubai (Image: Nakheel)
09:09 GMT

Major Dubai developer Nakheel officially opened the Jumeirah Park Pavillion as the first of five malls to be launched in the emirate.

Residential properties posted a 34.5 percent growth in July - a significant increase from 2013 (File/AFP)
08:42 GMT

Residential property prices increased by 34.5 percent in July, compared to the previous year.

September 1, 2014

Expo Centre Sharjah saw a 25 percent rise in visitors for 2014 (File)
11:49 GMT

Expo Centre Sharjah is high in demand for events with a 25 percent rise in visitors for the first half of 2014.