Abu Dhabi

Israel to operate flights to UAE through Saudi airspace: Netanyahu

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 05:34 GMT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his country is working on Tel Aviv flights to Dubai and Abu Dhabi via Saudi airspace.

1st edition of Abu Dhabi Music Week to kick off March 2020

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 11:41 GMT

The Department of Culture and Tourism announced the launch of the first edition of Abu Dhabi Music Week in March 2020 in the Emirati capital.

Abu Dhabi, Kuwait sovereign funds plan investment in Aramco IPO: sources

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 12:01 GMT

The sovereign wealth funds of Abu Dhabi and Kuwait plan to invest in the initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco

Tamer Hosny celebrates New Year in Abu Dhabi

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 10:23 GMT

Hosny promoted the concert through his official Instagram account, where he uploaded the concert’s poster and commented: “Celebrating New Year in Al-Maryah Island”.

Abu Dhabi crown prince donates LE50M to National Cancer Institute restoration

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 10:57 GMT

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan donated on Monday LE 50 million to fund the restoration works of the National Cancer Institute.

US says Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 09:50 GMT

Bolton has said that attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month were the work of “naval mines almost certainly from Iran.”

Tamer Hosny to perform at Abu Dhabi Olympics’ opening ceremony

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 12:51 GMT

Tamer Hosny will perform in the opening ceremony of Abu Dhabi 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games scheduled to kick off on March 14.

Tehran must stop supporting Houthis: Yemeni FM

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 - 03:57 GMT

The minister called on Iran to abide by the principles of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

Mai Ezz el-Din to perform 2 roles in 'Princess Beesa'

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 01:14 GMT

Mai Ezz el-Din will embody two characters in the series "Princess Beessa".

Shamma gives musical lecture in Abu Dhabi

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 10:50 GMT

Prominent Iraqi musician Naseer Shamma gave a lecture on Feb. 25 in Abu Dhabi at the opening of the Cultural Council of Sheikha Khawla bint Ahmed Al-Suwaidi.

UAE light oil posts longest discount run since 2017 as Asian buyers switch

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 10:03 GMT

U.S. oil production and exports hit all-time highs last week, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday.

How Venezuela turns its useless bank notes into gold

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 10:28 GMT

Venezuela's most successful financial operations in recent years have not taken place on Wall Street, but in primitive gold-mining camps in the nation's southern reaches.

Joint manufacturing deals to be closed soon: Assar

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 11:09 GMT

The minister stated that meetings with the representatives of certain international companies are scheduled to take place in Cairo to close joint manufacturing deals.

Pope arrives in UAE for historic Gulf visit

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - 06:27 GMT

Pope Francis arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, the first visit by a pontiff to the Arabian Peninsula.

First Arab Digital Economy conference kicks off in Abu Dhabi

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 10:29 GMT

Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Tarek Amer and former telecommunications minister Atef Helmi attended the first session.

Banks hurt Abu Dhabi, Emirates NBD results lift Dubai

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 11:35 GMT

The Abu Dhabi index lost 0.5 percent, hurt by a 1.3 percent slide in First Abu Dhabi Bank and a 8.6 percent plunge in Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries.

Gulf markets sluggish in early trade as Saudi consolidates

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 09:34 GMT

The main index was down by 0.1 percent in the first hour of trading, with banks and petrochemical shares falling.

Oil boosts Gulf petchems but markets mostly sluggish

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 09:42 GMT

The Saudi Arabian index was up 0.1 percent after an hour of trading, with 11 of 14 petrochemical stocks gaining. Saudi Basic Industries rose 0.5 percent.

MIDEAST STOCKS-Property boosts Dubai, financials hurt Abu Dhabi

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 - 08:46 GMT

The Saudi market fell 0.5 percent, with Saudi Basic Industries down 1.3 percent and Saudi British Bank dropping 1.8 percent.

Egypt, UAE enjoy very special relations: Presidency spox

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - 12:16 GMT

Presidency Spokesman Bassam Radi Tuesday said Egyptian-UAE relations have been very special since the death of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nuhayyan.