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BMW i8 Gawkers: What Do They Know (CleanTechnica Video)

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

What Are Clean Energy & Energy Efficiency Doing To Oil Prices?

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

British Polo Day Launches a Series of Matches Taking Place Around the World

16 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

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

Saudi Arabian ‘Desert Fortress’ Set to Become World’s Largest Hotel

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.

Rearming Iraq: The New Arms Race

4 days agoNews : Vice News

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.

Guy Fieri Is Opening Altars to Donkey Sauce in Abu Dhabi and Mexico

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

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Fell In Love With A Guy I Met At The Airport and Starting Dating Long-Distance

5 days agoLifestyle : xoJane

That first plane ride was 12 hours, until Abu Dhabi, where I was stuck for 14 hours and he was stuck for three.

Image Nation Abu Dhabi Flies High With Chairman Mohamed Al Mubarak- Cannes

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

Bourdain Market Location, Uber Assault, Waffle House Museum, Win An Apple Watch, Saudi Plane in Israel, Dangerous Foods & More- The Rehash!

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

Full list of 2015 ADCC competitors includes Ben Henderson, Hector Lombard, and Cris Cyborg

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

Women in Business: Doris Greif, Regional Vice President Europe, Jumeirah

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

Etihad Airways Sticks It To American Airlines

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 Re-Teams With Ali Mostafa For ‘The Worthy’, Genre Vets Peter Safran And Steve Schneider To Produce- Cannes

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

NYU: An Institution Whose Leaders Lack Basic Morality

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 […]

Flight From Cairo to Abu Dhabi Diverted for Security Reasons

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

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.”

One policeman shot dead in Saudi capital: state agency

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.

Tunisian First Novel Wins “Arab Booker Prize” (And Is Banned)

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“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”.

You Should Be Following @everydaymiddleeast on Instagram Right Now

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

Hutchison to sell $4.3 billion stake in UK mobile unit to GIC, Abu Dhabi fund

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

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