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Venice: Todd Phillips' 'Joker' Wins Golden Lion, Roman Polanski Wins Silver Lion

Venice: Todd Phillips' 'Joker' Wins Golden Lion, Roman Polanski Wins Silver Lion

08 Sep 2019

Hollywood Reporter – Todd Phillips' Joker took home the Golden Lion top prize in Venice on Saturday night, while Roman Polanski won the second place Silver Lion Grand Jury Prize for An Officer and a Spy. 

Upon receiving the prize, Phillips thanked "Warner Bros. and DC for stepping out of their comfort zone and taking such a bold swing on me and this movie."

And of the film's star Joaquin Phoenix, who joined Phillips onstage, the director said, "There is no movie without Joaquin... Read More

The UAE’s first high-end electric e-karting experience coming soon at The Dubai Mall

The UAE’s first high-end electric e-karting experience coming soon at The Dubai Mall

04 Sep 2019

Emaar Entertainment will soon launch EKart Zabeel, the UAE’s first high-end indoor e-karting experience to The Dubai Mall.

A challenging course with the latest generation of electric go-karts, EKart Zabeel will provide amateurs and professionals with the ultimate e-karting experience. Challenge your friends, have fun with your family or a join up for memorable team-building exercise with your colleagues for that perfectly organised corporate event, all at EKart Zabeel.

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Sharjah Ruler’s theatrical work 'Nimrod' to be performed at Moscow Art Theatre

Sharjah Ruler’s theatrical work 'Nimrod' to be performed at Moscow Art Theatre

04 Sep 2019

WAM -- The Gorky Moscow Art Theatre will stage Nimrod, a theatrical work written by H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on September 5, 2019.

The play, based on the life of one of the most tyrannical kings in history, Nimrod bin Kan’aan, ruler of Babylon and king of Assyria Empire, is a social commentary highlighting the duty of a nation’s leadership to build equal societies on the foundations of peace and justice.

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JA The Resort, Dubai Reopens as World-Class, All-Inclusive Experience Resort

JA The Resort, Dubai Reopens as World-Class, All-Inclusive Experience Resort

03 Sep 2019

Described as the ‘original heritage hotel at the heart of the action’, the much-loved and award-winning JA Beach Hotel at JA The Resort, Jebel Ali Beach, Dubai, has completed its 2019 makeover and reopen for business on September 1st.

In keeping with the world class resort facilities at the 1 million square metre JA The Resort, JA Beach Hotel has completed a renovation of the entire building façade, now showcasing sleek all-glass balconies and new furniture, so that guests have... Read More

 Abu Dhabi Art 2019: Emirati artist Ebtisam Abdulaziz to lead visual campaign

Abu Dhabi Art 2019: Emirati artist Ebtisam Abdulaziz to lead visual campaign

03 Sep 2019

Emirati artist Ebtisam Abdulaziz will lead the visual campaign at Abu Dhabi Art 2019, which takes place at Manarat Al Saadiyat from November 21 to 23.

Abdulaziz will present pieces from her ongoing project, Life in a Bag, in which she exhibits X-ray images of women’s bags, including those belonging to visitors at last year’s Abu Dhabi Art.

“Working with Abu Dhabi Art is a unique opportunity and the event itself has inspired my new series,” says Abdulaziz. “It documents visitors... Read More

Chandrayaan-2 Moon lander Vikram, lunar rover Pragyaan separate from orbiter

Chandrayaan-2 Moon lander Vikram, lunar rover Pragyaan separate from orbiter

02 Sep 2019

Pragyaan and Vikram are finally on their way to the Moon. After a journey of around a month and a half, Chandrayaan-2 is just six days away from achieving the unachieved -- landing a rover on near the south pole of the Moon, a feat unaccomplished by any other country.

Praygyaan is Chandrayaan-2 six-wheeled rover that is currently housed in the Vikram lander. The lander and the rover succesfully broke from the Chandhrayaan-2 orbiter Monday afternoon and began their own journey to the... Read More

UAE leaders congratulate Uzbekistani President on Independence Day

UAE leaders congratulate Uzbekistani President on Independence Day

02 Sep 2019

WAM -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, which is observed on September 1st.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, have sent similar... Read More

Russian official praises UAE’s participation in Moscow Global Forum-City for Science and Education

Russian official praises UAE’s participation in Moscow Global Forum-City for Science and Education

02 Sep 2019

WAM – Sergei Cheryomin, Head of Department for Foreign Economic Activity and International Relations, Moscow City Government, praised the UAE's participation in the Moscow Global Forum-City for Science and Education, part of the Aqdar World Summit.

The summit was held from 29th August to 1st Septemeber in Moscow under the theme, "Empowering Communities Globally: Experiences and Lessons Learned," under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of... Read More

DEWA, Huawei hold summit on AI, digital transformation

DEWA, Huawei hold summit on AI, digital transformation

01 Sep 2019

WAM – The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, held a strategic summit with Huawei to increase cooperation on investments and to exchange the best global solutions, experiences, and practices in innovation, disruptive technologies, smart grids, digital transformation, automation, cloud platforms, and Artificial Intelligence, AI.

The summit was attended by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, and Charles Yang, President of the Middle East Region at Huawei... Read More

UFC 242: Want to attend the official weigh-in for Khabib Nurmagomedov-Dustin Poirier for free? (Video)

UFC 242: Want to attend the official weigh-in for Khabib Nurmagomedov-Dustin Poirier for free? (Video)

29 Aug 2019

Entrance to next week’s official weigh-in for UFC 242 will be free to the public, although fans looking to attend will have to pre-book tickets online.

Organisers confirmed on Thursday that those wishing to attend the Friday 6 event, which takes place at The Arena on Yas Island, would have to confirm their places beforehand, with tickets available from Monday 12pm via www.ticketmaster.ae.

The weigh-in will feature among others Khabib... Read More

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