UAE News

Novak Djokovic comes from behind to win Abu Dhabi title

Novak Djokovic comes from behind to win Abu Dhabi title

30 Dec 2018

Novak Djokovic capped a remarkable renaissance to the top of men's tennis on Saturday as he won a record-equalling fourth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title.

The 31-year-old Serb defeated defending champion Kevin Anderson in a tense final, punching the air in delight after a cross-court forehand winner that clinched a 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 victory at the International Tennis Centre in Zayed Sports City.

Djokovic celebrated by signing autographs courtside and posing for pictures... Read More

Welcome the year 2019 at Grand Millennium Business Bay

Welcome the year 2019 at Grand Millennium Business Bay

27 Dec 2018

Celebrate the beginning of the year 2019 at Grand Millennium Business Bay, a 5-star property of Millennium Hotels & Resorts along Marasi Drive where a spectacular feast of food, festivity and live entertainment ensure your dining experience is exquisite in every way.

New Year’s Eve at Beau Rivage Bistro – December 31

If you... Read More

Dubai Shopping Festival 2019 highlights

Dubai Shopping Festival 2019 highlights

27 Dec 2018

From 26 December 2018 to 2 February 2019, Dubai Shopping Festival takes over the city, transforming it into the must-see and must-be destination filled with pop-up fashion shows, fireworks displays, mega sales and so much more. With a jam-packed calendar of events and awesome raffles, the city comes to life with enthralling performances, flash sales and incredible concerts.

Sale is the word of the season. This year's edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival will kick off in style with... Read More

Tsunami in Indonesia kills at least 168 without warning (Video)

Tsunami in Indonesia kills at least 168 without warning (Video)

23 Dec 2018

There was no warning before the waves struck the Pandeglang district, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of public relations at Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency, said on television.

The tsunami was likely triggered by a combination of underwater landslides caused by volcanic eruption, the country's meteorological, climatological and geological agency said.

The confirmed dead included a member of the Indonesian rock band Seventeen that was playing when the disaster struck... Read More

Lebanese singer Elissar leads the New Year celebration at Grand Millennium Dubai

Lebanese singer Elissar leads the New Year celebration at Grand Millennium Dubai

23 Dec 2018

Lebanese star singer Elissar, well-known for winning the gold medal in Studio Al Fan and famous for her released single Kel Chi Tghayar will lead the New Year celebration at Al Thuraya Ballroom at Grand Millennium Dubai, the 5-star property of Millennium Hotels & Resorts located in Barsha Heights.

She will be joined by other Middle Eastern artists and stars including singer Eddy who will be doing a one-man show, Belly Dancer Leila and DJ CEDRA.

Belly Dancer Leila or “Snake... Read More

Tis the Season for Emirates Festive Offerings (Video)

Tis the Season for Emirates Festive Offerings (Video)

23 Dec 2018

Emirates is bringing Christmas joy to the skies this December with a delicious festive menu on select flights and nostalgic films on board. Customers travelling for the holidays in December will enjoy several Christmas specials across all cabin classes on board and on the ground.

Christmas menus

With an extensive offering of festive favourites available all December, Emirates’ popular Christmas inspired menu will return for the third year in a row for those travelling from... Read More

The road to AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019TM

The road to AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019TM

23 Dec 2018

The countdown to Asia’s largest football event – the AFC Asia Cup UAE 2019TM – has begun. Just several weeks are left until the opening game of this world-class tournament which is much anticipated by the millions of passionate football fans in Asia.

Returning to the UAE for a second time – the last was in 1996 - the AFC Asian Cup 2019TM finals will be the biggest ever in history as the competition will involve 24 teams – eight more than in 2015.

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Real Madrid claim record fourth Fifa Club World Cup with 4-1 victory over Al Ain (Video)

Real Madrid claim record fourth Fifa Club World Cup with 4-1 victory over Al Ain (Video)

23 Dec 2018

The National -- Al Ain’s dream run in the Fifa Club World Cup was finally extinguished when the defending champions, led by the recently-crowned world’s best player, brought their class to bear in the final in Abu Dhabi.

Real Madrid retained their title as goals from Luka Modric, Marcos Llorente, and Sergio Ramos, plus an own goal from Yahia Nader, gave the Spanish side a 4-1 win over the Arabian Gulf League’s finest at Zayed Sports City Stadium.

While there was no shock in the... Read More

DXB Welcomes Billionth Passenger

DXB Welcomes Billionth Passenger

20 Dec 2018

DUBAI, UAE - 20 December 2018: Following the official announcement earlier today from HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Airports and representatives from across the aviation sector and the emirate of Dubai gave the airport’s billionth warm welcome to nine-year-old Arjun and his family who arrived this morning from Orlando, Florida on Emirates flight EK220

At a celebration held in DXB earlier today, Arjun... Read More

Ambassadors and Consul Generals converge on the Heart of Europe

Ambassadors and Consul Generals converge on the Heart of Europe

19 Dec 2018

Prestigious guests, including international Ambassadors and Consul Generals visited The Heart of Europe on The World, Dubai, this week, to witness the progress of the inspirational development project. The exciting early festive celebration witnessed an exclusive guest list of some of the region’s most influential international diplomats, enjoying the unique offering and hospitality of The Heart of Europe.

The six-island development will feature a combination of residential property,... Read More

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