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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing ahead at halfway stage of first leg

Posted on 31/10/2014: 632 views.

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR), the emirate's 2014–15 Volvo Ocean Race contester, crossed the halfway point of the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race in the lead as the fleet race toward the finish line in South Africa. Since setting sail from Alicante, Spain en-route to Cape Town, ADOR has consistently led the pack of seven teams – often by several nautical miles. With an average speed of 20 knots and a 2014-15 race record of 436 nautical miles sailed within a single 24-hour period, ADOR is ...  Read More


ADFF Black Pearl Awards to be announced at Gala Ceremony tonight

Posted on 31/10/2014: 600 views.

Winners of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival's Black Pearl Awards in the three competition categories will be announced tonight. The ceremony marking the grand finale of the eighth edition of ADFF was held at Emirates Palace at 19:00 and was followed by the premiere of the Disney studios animation ...  Read More

ADFF Movie Star Lounge witnesses astounding success

Posted on 31/10/2014: 554 views.

The One Off Shot Series of unique celebrities portraits managed by Movie Stars Lounge on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival is enjoying a growing success, as more and more talents visit the lounge studio for an exclusive photo session. Approaching the end of the ADFF, the results are ...  Read More

twofour54 and the Family Development Foundation launch Films Screenplay Contest

Posted on 31/10/2014: 604 views.

In partnership with twofour54, the Family Development Foundation has launched its first contest for screenplays of short social films. The competition has been initiated to highlight the importance of social values in the operations of the Family Development Foundation, which works to strengthen ...  Read More

Hospitality championship gets cooking in Dubai

Posted on 31/10/2014: 557 views.

Hundreds of Emirati cooks stepped in on Thursday to introduce their country's hospitality and culinary arts in one of the competitions at the Dubai World Hospitality Championship (DWHC), which runs till Saturday at Dubai World Trade Centre. The second edition of the three-day championship, which is ...  Read More

SIBF14 to connect visitors with social media activists

Posted on 31/10/2014: 271 views.

The 33rd edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) which kicks off Wednesday, 5th of November, will host for the third consecutive year a number of famous social media activists to talk about their experience and how they use social networking sites to express their issues and promote ...  Read More

U.A.E. concludes 4th Counter Piracy Conference

Posted on 31/10/2014: 225 views.

The U.A.E. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and DP World have concluded the highly successful U.A.E. Counter-Piracy Conference, held on 29-30 October in Dubai. "Building on the accomplishments of the last three U.A.E. Counter-Piracy Conferences, this meeting of public and private sector ...  Read More

U.A.E. values Morocco's anti-terror efforts

Posted on 31/10/2014: 228 views.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has highly valued the decision and directives of King Mohammed VI of Morocco to provide effective cooperation with the U.A.E. in its war on terror. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed said, "This stance is not unusual for Morocco as it reflects ...  Read More

U.A.E. committed to supporting international counter-terrorism efforts

Posted on 31/10/2014: 213 views.

RABAT: The U.A.E. has renewed its commitment to supporting international community's efforts to fight terrorism and to minimise its impact, particularly on the Middle East and North Africa region. The statement was made by Khalifa Shahin Al Marrar, Khalifa Shaheen Al-Marar, Director of ...  Read More

ITU approves Arab League work paper submitted by U.A.E.

Posted on 31/10/2014: 192 views.

The U.A.E. Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, delegation representing the Arab League at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2014, held in Busan, Korea over the past three weeks, announced yesterday that the ITU has approved a work paper submitted by the U.A.E. on behalf of Arab ...  Read More

IDEX displays global reach at Euronaval 2014

Posted on 31/10/2014: 192 views.

The International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX, is currently participating in the 24th International Naval Defence, Maritime Exhibition and Conference, Euronaval 2014, in Paris. On the occasion, Saleh Al Marzooqi, IDEX Chief Executive Officer said, "Our attendance at Euronaval is ...  Read More

Chief of Staff heads U.A.E. delegation to GCC Supreme Military Committee meeting

Posted on 31/10/2014: 215 views.

Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, is heading the U.A.E. delegation at the 12th consultative meeting of the GCC Supreme Military Committee in Kuwait. The Chiefs of Staff in the GCC, Assistant Secretary General for Military Affairs and the ...  Read More

Ministry of Foreign Affairs inaugurates consular section, visa issuing centre in Jakarta

Posted on 31/10/2014: 223 views.

JAKARTA: Ambassador of the U.A.E. to Indonesia, Ahmed Abdullah Al Musalli, in Jakarta, has inaugurated the U.A.E.'s consular section and the second visa issuing centre outside the U.A.E. An inauguration ceremony was held in the Indonesian capital in the presence of Mansoor Binghran, Director of ...  Read More

Saif bin Zayed follows up on successful operation foiling bid to smuggle 4.5m narcotic pills in Al Ain

Posted on 31/10/2014: 208 views.

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior has closely followed up on a successful police operation, code-named Wooden Doors, which resulted in the discovery of the U.A.E.'s biggest drug-smuggling case. The U.A.E. police sting on drug ...  Read More