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Emirati Jiu-Jitsu champs bag 48 medals in Abu Dhabi Grand Slam-Moscow

Emirati Jiu-Jitsu champs bag 48 medals in Abu Dhabi Grand Slam-Moscow

17 Jun 2019

Moscow, WAM – The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam - Moscow, which ran over two days in the Russian capital, saw Emirati Jiu-Jitsu champs bagging 48 medals on the international competition.

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam brought to Russia some of the best Jiu-Jitsu competitors in the world, with more than 550 male and female players from various world continents having participated.

The UAE champs won eight medals Sunday, including one gold, five silvers and two bronzes, after bagging 40 medals... Read More

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers discover causes of Arabian Sea dead zone expansion

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers discover causes of Arabian Sea dead zone expansion

17 Jun 2019

WAM – A recent study conducted at New York University Abu Dhabi, NYUAD, has shown that the rapid warming of the Arabian Gulf could cause the intensification and expansion of the Arabian Sea dead zone, bringing the oxygen-depleted waters closer to the UAE’s shores.

The research was led by senior scientist at NYUAD’s Centre for Prototype Climate Modeling, CPCM, Zouhair Lachkar, and co-authored by NYU Professor of Mathematics, Atmosphere, and Ocean Science K. Shafer Smith and Deputy... Read More

Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier

Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier

16 Jun 2019

Its expertise dates back to 1976, when master watchmaker Michel Parmigiani opened a restoration workshop. In 1996, the Parmigiani Fleurier brand was created around this centre of excellence. Restoration requires the highest level of watchmaking expertise. Much of what is learnt is actually linked to forgotten activities of the past; activities which are imprinted in the brand's watches. The Parmigiani Fleurier restoration workshop is a department that deals with all types of horological... Read More

Bvlgari unveiled its new Cinemagia high jewellery collection in Capri

Bvlgari unveiled its new Cinemagia high jewellery collection in Capri

16 Jun 2019

Wonder, spectacle and endless glamour. Bvlgari stole the spotlights with the unveiling of its new High Jewellery Collection Cinemagia, an array of one-of-a-kind creations combining unrestrained fantasy, unparalleled gemstones and boundless craftsmanship, in a celebration of the Roman jeweller’s passionate affair with the silver screen.

Cinemagia went on stage in Capri. With its impossibly blue sea and vertiginous beauty, the jewel-island just in front of the Amalfi Coast is the... Read More

UAE calls upon allies to help confront regional threats through peaceful means

UAE calls upon allies to help confront regional threats through peaceful means

16 Jun 2019

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Saturday has called upon allies to help confront regional threats through peaceful means — and by spreading values of tolerance and success. 

In a statement, Shaikh Abdullah said: "We depend on friendly nations to confront with us the fascist regimes that seek to destroy the region through peaceful means, spreading values of tolerance and success. Together, we can prevail over... Read More

Dubai's islands from space: ISS captures UAE landscape in flypast

Dubai's islands from space: ISS captures UAE landscape in flypast

13 Jun 2019

Dubai has long been one of the most instagrammed places iand Earth - and it can probably claim a similar accolade from space.

So when the International Space Station crossed paths with the UAE coastline at an altitude of 410 kilometres, a crew member from Expedition 59 ensured the World Islands, the Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali were documented and posted to social media.

Dubai's changing coastline was celebrated recently in a re-released Google Earth timelapse video to mark... Read More

Two oil tankers damaged after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman, US says

Two oil tankers damaged after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman, US says

13 Jun 2019

The US Navy is assisting two oil tankers that were targeted in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman after it received distress calls from them on Thursday.

"We are aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman," said a statement from the Fifth Fleet, based in Bahrain.

"US naval forces in the region received two separate distress calls at 6.12am local time and a second one at 7.00am."

"US Navy ships are in the area and are rendering assistance."

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A $450m Da Vinci is aboard MBS's yacht, Artnet says

A $450m Da Vinci is aboard MBS's yacht, Artnet says

12 Jun 2019

Arabian Business – A Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece, whose whereabouts has been a mystery since it sold in 2017 for a record $450 million, has turned up in an unlikely place, according to Artnet.com.

“Salvator Mundi” is being kept on superyacht Serene owned by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the publication reported Monday, citing two “principals involved in the transaction” that it didn’t identify.

Another Saudi prince was said to have purchased the 500-year-old... Read More

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed holds talks with Vladimir Putin

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed holds talks with Vladimir Putin

12 Jun 2019

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received a phone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

The pair discussed the two countries' relationship and joint co-ordination on international issues of mutual interest, reported state news agency Wam.

They also spoke about the latest developments in the Middle East.

Last year, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed visited Moscow where he met with the Russian... Read More

flydubai arrives at Sochi, Russia’s Riviera

flydubai arrives at Sochi, Russia’s Riviera

12 Jun 2019

Dubai-based flydubai has inaugurated its new service from Dubai to Sochi. flydubai flight FZ985 arrived at Sochi International Airport (AER) on 07 June and was met with a traditional water cannon salute and a welcome ceremony. The event was attended by Alexander Katorgin, flydubai General Manager for Russia, and Sergey Filippov, Executive Director for Sochi International Airport.

flydubai has been operating to Russia since 2010 and offers passengers from across its network more... Read More

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