UAE

May 25, 2014

Sharjah is the third-largest member of the UAE in terms of population, GDP, and geographic area.
03:55 GMT

The affirmation primarily reflects the solid growth in Sharjah’s GDP per capita.

May 24, 2014

One big moment for the Dubai-based progressive rockers (Image courtesy of the Anuryzm website).
09:00 GMT

Every heavy metal rockers dream is to share the stage the legendary Black Sabbath, but it's soon to be the reality for Dubai-based progressive rockers Anuryzm at Du Arena, Abu Dhabi on May 29.

May 22, 2014

The Australian and International Pilots Association said the claims of support from the royal family needed to be checked and action taken to level the playing field.
17:25 GMT

Citing what it said were leaked documents prepared for prospective financiers in 2011, the newspaper said the loan for the state carrier required no repayments until 2027.

Star Wars: Episode VII is the latest international movie to film in Abu Dhabi. (Image: Albawaba edit)
07:00 GMT

The combination of diverse desert landscapes and an extensive production infrastructure provide the perfect formula for the movie ensuring the shoot is going smoothly and on schedule.

May 21, 2014

 One of the biggest project approvals was for Aldar Properties’ Al Raha Beach East Master Plan.
21:33 GMT

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council gave its approval to 13 development projects covering over four million square metres in the first quarter of the year.

The Boyz are in the UAE zone (Image: Facebook)
10:06 GMT

With a music career that's older than some of this article's readers, Boyzone shares their story of finding the fame that has brought them a gig in the Dubai Tennis Stadium on May 22.

“The peaceful nuclear energy plays an important role in the future of our nation; these stations will provide us the electricity we need to meet our requirements.”
02:32 GMT

The new simulators are among the world’s most advanced nuclear training devices and the first of their kind in the Middle East.

May 20, 2014

The draft law says a defaulter would no longer risk a jail term if he or she has a child younger than 15 years, his or her spouse is dead — or jailed — for any reason.
22:17 GMT

At present, debtors in the UAE are imprisoned for failing to pay their debts, and creditors, mainly banks, are not sympathetic to the debtors once they are in prison.

Fast & Furious 7 is scheduled for release later this year. (Image courtesy of favhdwallpapers.com)
13:09 GMT

The Hollywood blockbuster has left the region. Filming for "Fast & Furious 7" began in Abu Dhabi last November but has finally finished.

Remember the 'N Sync version of Justin Timberlake? This performer has evolved for real. (Image: Facebook)
12:49 GMT

Justin Timberlake will be performing in Abu Dhabi this weekend, but my how the singer has changed since the start of his career.

The DFM has now declined for four straight sessions, its biggest losing streak in that surge.
08:48 GMT

Dubai’s benchmark index, the world’s best-performing gauge in 2013, plunged the most in more than eight months on Monday.

One Direction are going to set Dubai on fire in April next year. (Image: Facebook)
07:57 GMT

There's "One Thing" that's awesome in 2015 and that's One Direction's Dubai debut.

May 19, 2014

The bureau’s establishment has been eagerly awaited by risk-averse lenders, who have attached high expectations to its potential to curb bad credit.
17:17 GMT

A senior Abu Dhabi-based banker said if the bureau had existed pre-2008, much of the crash’s pain may have been avoided

Horizon currently has 210 trainees enrolled in its aviation training programmes and has been providing training for Etihad Airways’ cadet pilots for the last seven years.
03:55 GMT

Etihad Airways is establishing a flight training facility in the UAE, named Etihad Flight College, to train Emirati and international cadet pilots.

With regard to imports, China is the top trading partner of Dubai dealing in trade worth Dh130 billion ($35 billion), he added.
00:26 GMT

China has emerged as the second top trading partner of Dubai with its bilateral trade at Dh135 billion ($36.7 billion) in 2013, up 18 per cent over the previous year, according to a report from Dubai Customs.