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Abu Dhabi Film Festival unveils 2014 line-up

Posted on 30/09/2014: 470 views.

Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), powered by twofour54, yesterday announced the line-up for the 2014 edition, which will take place from October 23 to November 1 in Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace and Vox Cinemas Marina Mall. The announcement includes all participants in the high profile Narrative Competition, the New Horizons Competition for first and second feature length films, the Documentary Competition, as well as the Emirates Film Competition and the Short Film Competition. For the second ...  Read More


Sharjah International Children's Film Festival announced with a line-up of 112 films from 35 countries

Posted on 30/09/2014: 254 views.

Under patronage of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah & Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, the Sharjah International Children's Film Festival 2014 will be ...  Read More

Music from the Blue Planet’s oceans

Posted on 30/09/2014: 219 views.

Tickets are on sale for a show billed as a musical history of the world's oceans and performed on the waters of Abu Dhabi. BBC Worldwide's Blue Planet in Concert is the series' first show in the Arabian Gulf and will take place on a floating stage off the Corniche. The show will open the Volvo ...  Read More

Dubai to have Dh30b worth of projects for Expo 2020

Posted on 30/09/2014: 247 views.

Projects worth Dh30 billion will be built across Dubai to further enhance the emirate's infrastructure in time to host Expo 2020, a senior official announced at the Dubai International Project Management Forum in Dubai on Monday. The two-day event, which is set to be an annual platform to discuss ...  Read More

U.A.E.-US talk innovation

Posted on 30/09/2014: 238 views.

The U.A.E. delegation led by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, held in-depth discussions with a number of senior American business leaders during its tours of Seattle and San Francisco in the West Coast. At Seattle, the delegation visited Boeing's facilities in Everett, the world's ...  Read More

Emaar Malls Group shares to trade at top end of price range on DFM

Posted on 30/09/2014: 157 views.

Demand from global investors for shares in Emaar Malls Group, the U.A.E. retailer that owns the Dubai Mall, has been overwhelming. The shares will begin trading on Thursday at the top of the price range set by the company and its advisers. At Dh2.9 per share, EMG will have a market capitalisation ...  Read More

Dana Gas plans for long term growth in Egypt

Posted on 30/09/2014: 329 views.

Dana Gas, the Middle East's leading regional private sector natural gas company, on Monday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Dana Gas Egypt, has been awarded the North El Salhiya (Block 1) and El Matariya (Block 3) onshore Concessions in the Nile Delta as part of the 2014 EGAS bidding ...  Read More

Etisalat U.A.E. and MTS Russia to peer their roaming hubs

Posted on 30/09/2014: 155 views.

Etisalat yesterday announced an agreement to 'peer' with Russian mobile operator, Mobile Tele Systems (MTS) enabling each to widen their roaming service portfolio and reach. Etisalat will provide access to MTS for regional roaming in the Middle East and Africa, while MTS will extend Etisalat's ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Zayed visits U.A.E. nuclear power plant site

Posted on 30/09/2014: 172 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region, has confirmed that major infrastructure projects which are currently underway in the Western Region, Al Gharbiya, are in line with the social, economical and developmental needs of the community. Sheikh Hamdan bin ...  Read More

Restoration of U.A.E. heritage and historic sites a priority, says Hamdan bin Zayed

Posted on 30/09/2014: 155 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region received on Monday at Al Nakheel Palace members of the executive committee for the restoration and conservation of historic forts in the Western Region which is part of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi discusses International Development issues between U.A.E. and France

Posted on 30/09/2014: 200 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, and Head of U.A.E. National Committee for the Coordination of Foreign Aid, has received in her office yesterday at the Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) in Abu Dhabi, Anne-Marie ...  Read More

DMCC launches exclusive health insurance solution for all Free Zone members

Posted on 30/09/2014: 155 views.

DMCC, the global gateway for commodity trade and enterprise in Dubai and the region, in conjunction with Insure Direct (Brokers) LLC, a Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group company, and the National Health Insurance Company - Daman, yesterday launched an exclusive health insurance solution for all DMCC's ...  Read More

U.A.E. participates in swearing-in ceremony of new President-elect of Afghanistan

Posted on 30/09/2014: 162 views.

KABUL: The United Arab Emirates has participated in the swearing-in ceremony of the new President-elect of Afghanistan, Dr. Ashraf Ghana Ahmadzai. Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works, represented the U.A.E.'s President at the inauguration ceremony. The ceremony ...  Read More

Dubai Police to demonstrate ‘ATM-like’ service at Gitex

Posted on 30/09/2014: 136 views.

The Dubai Police and Avaya Inc. are jointly showcasing a range of smart services developed by Avaya at Gitex Technology Week 2014, the force announced on Monday. The Dubai Police will be the first public sector entity to experiment extending its services on smart self-service stations, similar to ...  Read More

DIMC to stage Traditional 60ft Al Yamamah Dhow Race on 25 October

Posted on 30/09/2014: 154 views.

Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan Al Maktoum, Chairman of Al Nasr Football Company, approved a proposal by Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) to stage the Traditional 60ft Al Yamamah Dhow Race will be held under the slogan "Al Yamamah". Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) on 25 October 2014. DIMC ...  Read More

Footballing giants Real Madrid, AC Milan to kick off in Dubai this December

Posted on 30/09/2014: 160 views.

The 2014 UEFA Champions League 2013/14 winner Real Madrid will face 18-time international titles winner AC Milan in the ‘Dubai Football Challenge'; a friendly match set to take place at The Sevens Stadium in the emirate on Tuesday, 30th December, Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing ...  Read More

Yas Marina Circuit announces 2014-2015 events calendar

Posted on 30/09/2014: 391 views.

An action-packed 2014-2015 events calendar was announced at Yas Marina Circuit today, with more racing at the heart of the action than ever before. With ‘Let's Go Racing' as the central theme of its busiest calendar to date, the TRD 86 Cup kicks off the racing action. Supported by Toyota Racing ...  Read More

Spotlight on young drivers at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit

Posted on 30/09/2014: 149 views.

Performances on and off the track at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit this week could help carve out an exciting future in motor sport for one of 15 young drivers assembled from around the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. Over the next three days, the candidates for a place in next year's ...  Read More

Emirati rider Faresi secures long awaited win

Posted on 30/09/2014: 166 views.

Samorin — Emirati rider Mansour Saeed Al Faresi clinched the first and biggest win of his career when he won the HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival-sponsored by FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014 at Samorin, Slovakia, on Saturday. Riding ...  Read More