On the way to Abu Dhabi for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, I was pleasantly surprised to see a BMW i8 in the Frankfurt airport. As great as it looks in pics, it is really a stunner in person. Even compared to Lamborghinis, Aston Martins, Porsches, Maseratis, and other great cars, it looks really hot. Show More Summary
At Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week this year, there was a lot of talk about low oil prices and how they may (or may not) be threatening cleantech investments. One thing that I think was not emphasized enough was how the shaky investment...Show More Summary
The fourth annual British Polo Day Global Series celebrates the sport of kings with matches taking place across 10 countries. Founded by the entrepreneurs Edward Olver and Tom Hudson, the series kicked off in Abu Dhabi in March; it will...Show More Summary
The United Arab Emirates boasts the world’s tallest building, Bourj Khalifa in Dubai, as well as the world’s largest prayer rug in Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Saudi Arabia now seems to be following its Gulf neighbor’s example with plans to build the world’s largest hotel, just over a mile from Mecca.
The United States remains the largest exporter of weapons to the Middle East. VICE News travels to Abu Dhabi to examine the competition between arms manufacturers wanting a bigger part of the lucrative market.
He announced the expansion during an interview at a race track. Is Donkey Sauce impresario Guy Fieri spreading his righteous rojo rings to the Middle East? In an interview with The Buzzer's Daryl Motte — his dark haired doppelgängerShow More Summary
That first plane ride was 12 hours, until Abu Dhabi, where I was stuck for 14 hours and he was stuck for three.
EXCLUSIVE-When Mohamed Al Mubarak took over as chairman of Image Nation Abu Dhabi five years ago, the company was at a crossroads. Splashy deals with the likes of Participant ($250 million), Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park Intl ($250 million),...Show More Summary
Ein echt extremes Ugprade in eine Signature Suite!
Kim and I have been busy finishing off planning our late summer trip to Abu Dhabi and beyond. We booked all of our flights around the region using British Airways Avios. For our hotels, my plan was to use as many Club Carlson Gold Points...Show More Summary
The Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) Submission Wrestling World Championship is locked and loaded for Sao Paulo, Brazil, from Aug. 28-30, 2015, and will include current and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighters Matt Hughes,...Show More Summary
A German national, Doris Greif was appointed Regional Vice President Europe as well as General Manager of Jumeirah Frankfurt in October 2014. Previously General Manager of Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, Grief has extensive experience working in the hospitality sector. Show More Summary
For years, the Abu Dhabi based airline has been criticized for receiving state subsidies that have allowed it to compete with U.S. firms on long haul flights. This week, Etihad showed how they are not the only industry getting government support.
Image Nation Abu Dhabi is re-teaming with Emirati filmmaker Ali Mostafa on sci-fi project The Worthy and bringing genre experts Peter Safran (The Conjuring) and Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity) to produce alongside Rami Yasin. Image...Show More Summary
Housing for the workers building the NYU campus at Abu Dhabi NYU has come under significant criticism for the terrible conditions of the workers building it’s Abu Dhabi campus. Here is an excellent discussion of the connections between a single NYU trustee and the treatment of those workers. Khaldoon Al-Mubarak sits on the NYU Board […]
The United Arab Emirates’ national carrier, Etihad Airways, said one of its flights from Cairo to the capital, Abu Dhabi, has been diverted to a military air base in Dubai for “security reasons.”
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - A policeman was shot dead on Friday evening in a southern district of the capital of Riyadh, the official Saudi news agency SPA said.
“Shukri al-Mabkhout’s award comes just a week after his publishers learned from an Abu Dhabi bookshop that the novel was banned from bookshops across the Emirates. ‘The Italian’ is the eighth winner of the $50,000 (£33,000) prize known as the “Arabic Booker”.
Rows of multicoloured wigs in an Istanbul shop window. Snowy hills seen from a ski lift. Abu Dhabi’s mint green central bus station. A 200-year old Yemeni knife. Two friends in Beirut share an umbrella; Omani shipbuilders inside a half-finished...Show More Summary
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hutchison Whampoa Ltd has agreed to sell a one-third stake in its British mobile phone business for $4.3 billion to a group of investors including Singaporean and Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth funds. Singapore's GIC...Show More Summary