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Mubadala Investment Company, Qatar Investment Authority and other co-investors to invest over $600 million to fund further growth Proceeds from the fundraise used to fund the acquisitions of NETS, CTL and TIP Canada; Underscores I Squared's ability to build and scale platforms Investment creates a North American champion for flexible last-mile... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 16 July 2024: Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, today announced the completion of the design phase of the company’s next generation smelting technology, EX.EX reduction cells are larger than EGA’s most recently industrialised techno... ... Read more
The newly developed gas network will help KEZAD realise its sustainability goals by cutting emissionsAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 16 July 2024: Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi – KEZAD Group, the largest operator of integrated and purpose-built economic zones, has successfully commissioned a new natural gas network having 311,100 M... ... Read more
Agreement enables seamless connections to five key locations in Malaysia, including the idyllic island of Langkawi, the culturally and culinary rich city of Penang, and Kota Kinabalu, gateway to Borneo’s highest peak Partnership also provides access to the popular destinations of Hanoi and Da Nang in Vietnam, as well as Perth, Australia. Med... ... Read more
This summer, Lush and Paramount Consumer Products launch a Turtle-y awesome limited edition product collection: Channel your inner hero in a half shell with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!Dubai, UAE, July 2024 - Cowabunga, Lush Fans! This summer, Lush has teamed up with Paramount’s iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to deliver less plastic... ... Read more
Licensed not-for-profits, social enterprises, volunteer groups, academia, and private sector organisations encouraged to apply to existing opportunities or propose new volunteering programmes Volunteering at the authority covers a range of sectors including environment, social, infrastructure, education and healthAbu Dhabi, 15 July 2024: The Auth... ... Read more
US $5.9 million Prize attracts submissions from 156 countries High number of entries leverage advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain to address pressing sustainability challenges Since 2008, the Prize has transformed the lives of over 384 million people15 July 2024, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Zayed Sust... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 14 July 2024: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank announced today the launch of its all-new Traveller Credit Card, ensuring that its innovative financial solutions remain integral to customers’ evolving lifestyles. The leading bank has meticulously crafted its Traveller Credit Card to cater to the increasing demand for financial soluti... ... Read more
The report's findings set the stage for global discussions on the future of sustainable development goals beyond 2030.New York-USA. 13 July 2024 – The UAE delegation at the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, organized by the UN Economic and Social Affairs Department at its headquarters in New... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, 13 July 2024: The USA Basketball Men's National Team has arrived in Abu Dhabi as part of their preparations for the 2024 Summer Olympics. The team's visit highlights Abu Dhabi's growing prominence as a hub for world-class events, with the city boasting state-of-the-art pitches, top-quality technology, and comfortable spectator areas, off... ... Read more
During Dubai Summer Surprises' 27th edition, Mercato shopping mall hosted a "Family Fun Day" event for journalists and their families. The media personnel and their families enjoyed captivating shows such as the Circus Show, Neverland’s Magical Circus Adventure, the Magic Street Comedy Show, and Mercato's exhilarating slidin... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 12 July 2024: Emirates Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, announced the graduation of 45 young UAE National Graduate Trainees from the company's LEAP talent accelerator programme.LEAP is a comprehensive 12-month programme that offers a bespo... ... Read more
New York-USA. 11 July 2024 – The UAE delegation to the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development met with the UN’s Deputy Secretary-General on Wednesday to discuss how to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the next six years.UN Deputy Secretary-... ... Read more
New York-USA. 11 July 2024 – The UAE delegation to the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development met with the UN’s Deputy Secretary-General on Wednesday to discuss how to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the next six years.UN Deputy Secretary-... ... Read more


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Mubadala Investment Company, Qatar Investment Authority and other co-investors to invest over $600 million to fund further growth Proceeds from the fundraise used to fund the acquisitions of NETS, CTL and TIP Canada; Underscores I Squared's ability to build and scale platforms Investment creates a North American champion for flexible last-mile transportation solutions and an industry leading full-service lessor with over 83,000 trailers Abu Dhabi, UAE - 15 July 2024: I Squared Capital, a leading independent global infrastructure investment manager, today announced that it has raised in excess of $600 million from Mubadala Investment Company ("Mubadala"), the Abu Dha ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 16 July 2024: Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, today announced the completion of the design phase of the company’s next generation smelting technology, EX. EX reduction cells are larger than EGA’s most recently industrialised technology DX+ Ultra, enabling higher amperage and improved current efficiency, increasing production capacity by up to 22 per cent. EX has been designed with two variants – one to maximise productivity, and the other to further minimise greenhouse gas emissions. Reduced electricity consumption along with lower net carbon consumption and the ......read more

The newly developed gas network will help KEZAD realise its sustainability goals by cutting emissions Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 16 July 2024: Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi – KEZAD Group, the largest operator of integrated and purpose-built economic zones, has successfully commissioned a new natural gas network having 311,100 MMBTU/Day capacity in KEZAD Area A - Al Ma'mourah. The new natural gas network has been developed by the KEZAD Group subsidiary, KEZAD Utilities & Facilities Management Company in three phases with a capital investment of around AED 300 million. The total length of the newly developed gas network is around 30 kilometres and is in a ......read more

Agreement enables seamless connections to five key locations in Malaysia, including the idyllic island of Langkawi, the culturally and culinary rich city of Penang, and Kota Kinabalu, gateway to Borneo’s highest peak Partnership also provides access to the popular destinations of Hanoi and Da Nang in Vietnam, as well as Perth, Australia. Medan and Hong Kong set to be added in the near future. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Batik Air Malaysia have enhanced their cooperation with the launch of a codeshare partnership to boost connectivity for passengers of both airlines. Etihad's guests can now seaml ......read more

This summer, Lush and Paramount Consumer Products launch a Turtle-y awesome limited edition product collection: Channel your inner hero in a half shell with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Dubai, UAE, July 2024 - Cowabunga, Lush Fans! This summer, Lush has teamed up with Paramount’s iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to deliver less plastic and more (vegan) pizza with an exclusive range of Turtle-y awesome limited-edition exclusive products for the bath, shower, body, and hair. Renowned for innovating packaging-free cosmetic items — such as bath bombs, soap, shampoo bars, and solid body scrub — Lush has designed the whole collection to shell-ebrate innovation that ......read more

Licensed not-for-profits, social enterprises, volunteer groups, academia, and private sector organisations encouraged to apply to existing opportunities or propose new volunteering programmes Volunteering at the authority covers a range of sectors including environment, social, infrastructure, education and health Abu Dhabi, 15 July 2024: The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an is calling on licensed not-for-profits, social enterprises, volunteer groups, academia, and private sector organisations to apply for the Community Volunteering Activation Programme (CVAP). This initiative provides grants to private and third-sector entities, empowering them to implem ......read more

US $5.9 million Prize attracts submissions from 156 countries High number of entries leverage advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain to address pressing sustainability challenges Since 2008, the Prize has transformed the lives of over 384 million people 15 July 2024, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE's pioneering global award for sustainability and humanitarianism, has officially closed entries for its 2025 awards cycle. A total of 5,980 applications were received across the six Prize categories of Health, Food, Energy, Water, Climate Action and Global High Schools, from 156 countries. The Zayed ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 14 July 2024: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank announced today the launch of its all-new Traveller Credit Card, ensuring that its innovative financial solutions remain integral to customers’ evolving lifestyles. The leading bank has meticulously crafted its Traveller Credit Card to cater to the increasing demand for financial solutions that offer flexibility in travel rewards, empowering customers to maximize value while experiencing any destination in the UAE or across the world. The new Traveller Credit Card from ADCB brings unparalleled simplicity and value to its users, promising a suite of comprehensive benefits and rewards for both globetrotters and local adventurers ......read more

The report's findings set the stage for global discussions on the future of sustainable development goals beyond 2030. New York-USA. 13 July 2024 – The UAE delegation at the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, organized by the UN Economic and Social Affairs Department at its headquarters in New York, revealed the findings of the ‘XDGs 2045: Navigating the Future of our World’ report. Developed by the UAE’s National Committee on SDGs, the forward-looking report outlines a sustainability roadmap that extends 21 years beyond the UN’s 2030 Sustainability Agenda. The report draws on insights from the XDGs 2045 M ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 13 July 2024: The USA Basketball Men's National Team has arrived in Abu Dhabi as part of their preparations for the 2024 Summer Olympics. The team's visit highlights Abu Dhabi's growing prominence as a hub for world-class events, with the city boasting state-of-the-art pitches, top-quality technology, and comfortable spectator areas, offering some of the finest sporting venues in the world. For the second straight summer, USA Basketball will host the USA Basketball Showcase in the UAE capital, in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi. The Americans will face Australia and Serbia on 15 and 17 July, respectively. Additionally, Australia and Serbia will ......read more

During Dubai Summer Surprises' 27th edition, Mercato shopping mall hosted a "Family Fun Day" event for journalists and their families. The media personnel and their families enjoyed captivating shows such as the Circus Show, Neverland’s Magical Circus Adventure, the Magic Street Comedy Show, and Mercato's exhilarating sliding experience, where visitors can slide from the first floor to the ground floor. These activities left the visitors mesmerized and ensured memorable summer fun. The circus festivities at Mercato will continue throughout the summer, offering families and children a thrilling array of activities, discounts, and valuable prizes until September 1st. ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 12 July 2024: Emirates Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, announced the graduation of 45 young UAE National Graduate Trainees from the company's LEAP talent accelerator programme. LEAP is a comprehensive 12-month programme that offers a bespoke learning journey to enhance management and leadership skills through mentorship from senior leadership at EGA. It includes a combination of interactive workshops,  simulations, individual coaching and networking opportunities. LEAP is designed exclusively for EGA Graduate Trainees. EGA currently has 75 graduate trainees, 49 of them w ......read more

  June-23 June-24 2023 YTD 2024 YTD Passengers 1.1 million 1.5 million 6.3 million 8.7 million Passenger load factor 86% 86% 85% 85% Operating fleet size 76 92 76 92(1) Passenger destinations 66 76 66(1) 76(1)         ......read more

New York-USA. 11 July 2024 – The UAE delegation to the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development met with the UN’s Deputy Secretary-General on Wednesday to discuss how to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the next six years. UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed met with the delegation, led by His Excellency Abdulla Nasser Lootah, Deputy Minister of Cabinet Affairs for Competitiveness and Knowledge Exchange and Chairman of the National Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, at the UN’s headquarters in New York. Discussions centered on opportunities for knowledge exc ......read more

New law to combat monopolistic practices by ensuring a stimulating environment for enterprises Abu Dhabi, 11 July 2024: The Ministry of Economy organized a media briefing to review the Federal Decree-Law No. 36 of 2023 on competition regulation, which aims to promote and protect competition in the country, combat monopolistic practices, counter harmful economic concentration of consumers, support the growth of economic sectors and boost productivity, thus enhancing the country's attractiveness to domestic and foreign investments. H.E. Abdullah Ahmed Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy, said: "The law marks a new milestone in the UAE’s efforts to develo ......read more

11 July 2024 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The seventh edition of the Global Aerospace Summit is set to return to Abu Dhabi in September 2024. Representing the aerospace, aviation, space, and defence sectors, the premier thought leadership forum will aim to accelerate investments to drive greater sustainability, youth engagement and innovation for the industry. The Summit is a CEO-led, critical meeting of the world's aerospace supply chain that brings together sector and government leaders at the highest level for strategy development and partnerships. The two-day event will take place on 25-26 September at the St. Regis, Saadiyat Island Resort in the UAE capital – Ab ......read more

Dubai, UAE – July 11, 2024 – Natuzzi Italia proudly announces its participation as a Gold Sponsor in the Italian National Day celebrations in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. These prestigious events, held under the theme "Together, for a peaceful coexistence," took place on June 2, 2024, at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, and on June 5, 2024, at One & Only One Za’abeel in Dubai. The Italian National Day celebrations are highly anticipated events that highlight the strong diplomatic and cultural relations between Italy and the United Arab Emirates. Natuzzi Italia’s sponsorship underscores the brand's commitment to supporting cultural initiatives and enhancing t ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 11, 2024: Presight, the region’s leading big data analytics company powered by Generative AI, today announced the attainment of nine ISO certifications, marking a significant milestone in the company’s journey since its listing on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) in 2023. These certifications encompass various aspects of organizational management, including corporate governance, risk management, quality, health and safety, environment, information security, privacy information, and business continuity management systems. Achieving ISO certification signifies Presight’s unwavering commitment to excellence, efficiency, and stake ......read more

Westermann, whose leadership has significantly shaped the cultural landscape of NYU Abu Dhabi, recently concluded her tenure as the University’s Vice Chancellor to assume the role of Director and CEO of the Guggenheim Museum and Foundation Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 10, 2024: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has established the Mariët Westermann Distinguished Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Fellowship. This prestigious award was created to honor Westermann’s exceptional contributions to the arts and culture space both across the University and the UAE during her tenure as the University’s Vice Chancellor. The fellowship, which will be awarded on an annual basis, will provide an outstanding ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 July 2024: Tawam hospital recently demonstrated the remarkable expertise of its medical team with their timely intervention in saving the life of a 15-year-old Emirati boy who was in critical condition following a severe car accident that resulted in significant brain haemorrhage. The young patient, who had fallen into a coma and was unresponsive, was swiftly transported to Tawam Hospital’s emergency department, part of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA). The hospital's skilled medical emergency trauma team in the children's emergency unit implemented advanced resuscitation techniques to stabilise the boy. An urgent CT scan re ......read more

Lucky 10 millionth guest set to receive sensational upgrade  Milestone achieved as frequent flyer loyalty programme welcomes a new era Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is today announcing exciting updates coming to the North American market ahead of the winter travel season, reinforcing the airline's dedication to facilitating seamless travel experiences. Beginning 27 October, Etihad will increase its nonstop flight service between Boston and Abu Dhabi from four flights per week to once daily, offering North American corporate and leisure travellers more choice and flexibility when planning trips to the UAE and bey ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 8 July 2024: Al Ain Summer Sports (AASS) has officially opened at the ADNEC Centre Al Ain, with sports, health and wellness, entertainment facilities and kids summer camp available for the whole family to enjoy. Organised by Capital 360 Event Experience, part of the ADNEC Group, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, AASS 2024 will run from 7 July until 25 August offering a cool, comfortable and community focussed environment with a wide variety of activities aimed at enhancing the quality of life and improve heath. Open to sport enthusiasts of all fitness levels, the facilities are located in the Al Khabisi Hall 1 at the ADNEC Centre Al Ain and is open from 8AM t ......read more

The second-largest airline in Abu Dhabi launches WIZZ APP on Huawei AppGallery 8 July 2024, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-fare national airline of the UAE, has announced an incredible promotion for adventurous travellers looking to discover exotic, culturally rich destinations on a well-deserved vacation. The 20% flash promotion is just a few clicks away, and applies only to bookings made on the WIZZ mobile app on 8 July, for the travel period until 30 November 2024*. Whether you're a seasoned traveller, or planning your next adventure, the WIZZ APP offers seamless travel planning with features like the Fare Finder, making it easier than ever to find the best de ......read more

‘I Deserve A Life’ initiative focuses on cancer prevention, as well as accessibility to healthcare for patients across the emirate The authority’s Social Investment Fund is targeting AED 1M in funds from individuals and corporations to support the initiative led by Emirates Cancer Society The Memorandum of Understanding was signed and stipulates the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an and Emirates Cancer Society’s partnership in making a critical impact on the lives of cancer patients in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 July 2024: The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an, in partnership with Emirates Cancer Society, is encouragi ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 5 July 2024: The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) organised, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), the third edition of Al Multaqa quarterly meetings, presenting the business community with recent updates on the Emirate’s economy and achievements in the first half of 2024 and highlighting future opportunities. Al Multaqa Meetings empower Abu Dhabi to accelerate economic growth by providing a platform for ongoing dialogues to support investment and the development of new policies that further enhance the Emirate’s business environment. His Excellency Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi, Chairman of ADDED, said: “Abu Dhabi&rs ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 July 2024: An 18-metre long reproduction of a Magan boat has successfully sailed off the coast of Abu Dhabi, marking a major milestone for Zayed National Museum's research programme. The project is a collaborative initiative with Zayed University and New York University Abu Dhabi (NYU Abu Dhabi) which seeks to shed light on the UAE's rich maritime heritage and Bronze Age trade.   The vessel, called a Magan Boat in ancient times, was built with raw materials described on an ancient clay tablet and using techniques dating back to 2100 BCE. The boat passed several rigorous tests and covered 50 nautical miles (92.6km) in the Arabian Gulf. Captained by UAE Nationa ......read more

   A nationwide survey was launched as an action from the first in person meeting of the UAE Universities Climate Network (UCN) Dubai-UAE, 2nd July 2024: Experts are seeking the views of university communities and employers as they prepare for the next global climate change summit in Azerbaijan – launching a nation-wide survey as an action from the first in-person meeting of the UAE Universities Climate Network (UCN) Ahead of COP29, members of the UCN will survey students, academics, university administrators and potential employers to assess their awareness and perceptions of climate change. The survey is one of the outcomes from the UCN meeting recently hosted ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 02 July 2024: Abu Dhabi Festival proudly announces its latest co-production with Teatro Real and the Mérida International Classical Theatre Festival. The powerful opera Medea by Luigi Cherubini was staged at the breathtaking World Heritage Site of the Roman Theatre in Mérida, Spain, on June 27th and 29th. Luigi Cherubini's tragic and rapturous masterpiece Medea is adapted from the classical Greek tragedy. A co-production of Teatro Real, Abu Dhabi Festival, and Mérida Festival, this new production enjoyed its world premiere at the opening of the 2023/2024 season of Teatro Real in Madrid, attended by Their Majesties, the King and Queen of Spain. Retur ......read more

Cotterill is the first woman to lead an international health insurance company in the UAE. In her new role, she will be responsible for driving strategic growth across the region's key markets, outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dubai, UAE, 02 July 2024 - Cigna Healthcare, the leading global health services company, today announced Leah Cotterill as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Cigna Healthcare – Middle East and Africa (outside KSA). Cotterill becomes the first female CEO to lead an international health insurance company in the UAE, marking a significant milestone for the industry. The announcement aligns closely with the UAE’s commitment to including ......read more

Abu Dhabi, July 1 2024: When the summer sun hits the sky and the temperatures get high, one destination has everything to cool people off, from sporting fun in a climatised setting to every kind of thirst-quenching refreshment and beyond! Once again, Bawabat Al Sharq Mall ignites good moments with friends and loved ones, this time with an indoor Fun Run held in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council. Encouraging community members to shape up and switch to healthier lifestyle habits, the race presented a great opportunity for participants to compete in a friendly ambiance with a 1-Km track dedicated for entry-level contestants and a 3-Km track for challenge seekers and seasoned at ......read more

Catrice Cosmetics is excited to introduce its new summer 2024 collection, featuring the must-have Slim Eye Shadow Palettes and versatile Kohl Kajal eyeliners. Get ready to shine with these vibrant, stunning products! Slim Eye Shadow Palettes -Available in three irresistible themes: 1. Safari Fever: Adventure awaits with rich browns, deep greens, and golden sands inspired by wild landscapes. 2. Blooming Bliss: Dreamy and elegant with soft pastels and delicate shades like maroon, pink, and peach. 3. Coral Crush: Dive into summer with coral bursts, sunny yellows, and ocean blues for a lively vibe. Kohl Kajal: Perfectly complementing the palettes, Kohl Kajal eyeliners come in f ......read more

It’s time to turn up the heat on our makeup game! Get ready to level up your makeup game for this summer with essence Cosmetics, as they have dropped their highly anticipated Spring Summer collection for 2024! From blushes to mascaras, this collection has everything one needs to rock the summer looks this season. This season is all about self-expression, creativity, and embracing individuality, and essence Cosmetics has nailed it with products that cater to each one of you. Now, you can try all the hottest trends of Summer '24 with essence’s must-have products. Whether you're into glazed blush looks or subtle radiance, there's something for everyone in this collect ......read more

Dubai, UAE – July 01, 2024: TCL Electronics (1070.HK), a global leader in consumer electronics, proudly announces the launch of its latest addition to its C series and P series line of TVs in the GCC region. Alongside this exciting new product lineup, TCL is offering a complimentary TOD subscription for customers who purchase any TCL TV from their XL Collection of 75 inches or larger, valid until July 14, 2024. The latest TCL TV lineup, renowned for their ultra-slim designs, seamlessly blends into any home interior, cutting - edge technology to create a captivating viewing experience. The new C and P series include the C855, C655, C655 Pro, and P755 models, now available across the GC ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 1st July 2024– It's time to bring back the smiles and laughter! Fun City, the beloved flagship brand of Landmark Leisure, has made a spectacular comeback at Dalma Mall, bringing a wave of excitement and laughter for families and kids. Packed with over 100 thrilling rides, state-of-the-art video games, and delightful carnival attractions, Fun City is the place to be for non-stop fun and unforgettable memories. A Fresh New Look and Exciting New Attractions Fun City at Dalma Mall has undergone a complete transformation, boasting a vibrant new design and a plethora of entertainment experiences right in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Fun City offers a dynamic environment where ......read more

Al-Qemzi and Al Mansoori qualify ninth and 10th; pole for Tullio Abbate Brindisi, Italy, 29 June, 2024: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi and Mansoor Al Mansoori will start Sunday’s Grand Prix of Italy from ninth and 10th positions after a competitive qualifying session on a challenging race circuit in the Adriatic port of Brindisi in Southern Italy on Saturday afternoon. Al Qemzi is bidding to move ahead of Erik Stark to become the first racer ever to clinch five UIM F2 World Championship titles. But neither the Emirati nor his team-mate were able to find the pace that took them to first and fifth in last year’s Drivers’ Championship. They now face the task of n ......read more

Geneva, Switzerland/ Abu Dhabi, UAE,  28 June 2024: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), one of the world's leading facilitators of global trade, logistics, and industry, and the International Trade Centre (ITC), the joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization (WTO), signed today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on trade facilitation, digital trade, logistics and transport through policy dialogue, digital trade solutions, capacity building, experience sharing and technical assistance. The agreement was signed today by Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Managing Director and Group CEO – AD Ports Group, and Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Direc ......read more

Abu Dhabi 28 June 2024 -  Abu Dhabi Summer Sports (ADSS) and Al Ain Summer Sports (AASS) have introduced a Kids Summer Camp to promote an active and healthy lifestyle with a wide range of sporting, educational, and recreational activities to keep children entertained throughout the hot summer months. Organised by Capital 360 Event Experiences in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the ADSS camp takes place from 1 July to 23 August, while the Al Ain Summer Sports (AASS) Kids Summer Camp will run from 7 July to 25 August. Both camps offer age-specific programs for children aged 4 to 15, ensuring an engaging and enjoyable experience for all participants. A variety of pass o ......read more

 3 National Champions Crowned in the 2024 Yas in Schools National Finals presented by ADNOC across 3 STEM Programs Team Zephyros from Raha International School to represent United Arab Emirates in the international F1® in Schools World Finals Record-Breaking Success: 1,200+ students, 300+ teams, 80+ schools Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28 June 2024: The 2024 Yas in Schools National Finals, presented by ADNOC, made history with a record-breaking five days of thrilling competition among the UAE's top schools. Over 1,200 students and 314 teams from 89 schools competed fiercely for the prestigious National Champions title, showcasing unprecedented levels of participation and enthusiasm. ......read more

Exceptional savings and benefits for Nissan Patrol, Xterra and Altima models Abu Dhabi, UAE, 27 June 2024 – Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorised distributor of Nissan in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western region has launched an exclusive summer campaign on selected Nissan vehicles, available until the end of July 2024. The special offer showcases a range of Nissan's models, including the Patrol, Xterra and Altima, offering significant discounts, flexible financing options, and limited time deals. The campaign aims to provide unrivalled value and excellent customer service. With the "Finance your New Patrol 2024" programme, Nissan Patrol customers can benefit fr ......read more

New data reveals that over 750,000 people are experiencing catastrophic levels of food insecurity with 25.6 million people in crisis levels of hunger ROME/NEW YORK – Alarming new food security projections for Sudan published today show that Sudan is facing a devastating hunger catastrophe on a scale not seen since the Darfur crisis in the early 2000s, warn the heads of three United Nations agencies.  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) have been warning of rapid deterioration in conditions for the people of Sudan, particularly children, as food security is torn apart by war t ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 27 June 2024: Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, announced today that the company's Engineer the Future programme has reached more than 7,300 students from 29 schools in the 2023-2024 academic year. Engineer the Future programme introduces school students in the UAE to real-life applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in industry. The programme is delivered in partnership with Emirates Schools Establishment. Engineer the Future programme aims to encourage school students from grades nine to 12 to study and pursue careers in STEM fields through a combinat ......read more

Al Saleh: The project is a part of the Ministry of Economy's ongoing efforts to enhance comprehensive protection for owners of creative works. It also strengthens the UAE's international partnerships in combating infringements on intellectual property rights. Abu Dhabi, 27 June 2024: The UAE Ministry of Economy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Spanish National Professional Football League ‘La Liga’ to establish a lab aimed at combating piracy and protecting intellectual property rights in the UAE. The initiative will focus on detecting and addressing illegal use of audio and visual content across digital platforms. The project, executed in collab ......read more

Book Cart My Booking Quatation Etihad to recruit hundreds more pilots in 2024 and 2025 Pilots benefit from excellent career progression opportunities, a tax-free salary, a wide range of benefits and a home in the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi Recruitment roadshow will begin in Cyprus, Bulgaria, Albania, Romania, Hungary, Poland and Lithuania and expand globally in the months to follow Etihad is set to double its 2022 fleet size by 2030, offering extraordinary growth opportunities for pilots choosing to join the airline now Abu Dhabi, UAE - Etihad Airways is set to recruit hundreds more pilots this year to support its expanding fleet and network, delivering on the airline’s am ......read more

45 international STEM students exposed to cutting-edge AI research and world-leading faculty in month-long program in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 27, 2024: Forty-five international STEM students have been exposed to cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) research and world-leading faculty as part of a month-long undergraduate internship at the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in Abu Dhabi. A rigorous selection process was undertaken for the second edition of the Undergraduate Research Internship Program (UGRIP), which is a four-week program for top-flight undergraduate students to develop foundational AI knowledge and hands-on research skills. T ......read more

LIP announces the third set of 7 lucky winners for international tour and travel packages. The final draw will take place on 1st July, where four lucky participants will win brand-new cars as prizes Prizes include cars, exotic travel packages, gold vouchers, and much more. June 26, 2024 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Line Investments & Properties, the leading retail arm of Lulu Group International, reveals the third set of big bonanza winners for the Summer Super Sale. These fortunate shoppers have each secured international travel packages to dream destinations. The winners are Rowena Balledores Villarao, Abdul Majeed, Hamdan Ibrahim, Abdul Sathar, Qamar Zeman, Prakash Yoganathan, ......read more

Using sound waves, scientists develop findings that challenge standard theories of solar convection Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 27, 2024: A team of solar physicists at NYU Abu Dhabi's Center for Astrophysics and Space Science (CASS), led by Research Scientist Chris S. Hanson, Ph.D., has revealed the interior structure of the sun's supergranules, a flow structure that transports heat from the sun's hidden interior to its surface. The researchers' analysis of the supergranules presents a challenge to the current understanding of solar convection. The sun generates energy in its core through nuclear fusion; that energy is then transported to the surface, where it escapes as sunlight. In the stud ......read more

Council members review OPEC Fund’s annual report for 2023 and discuss the Strategic Framework 2030. Vienna, Austria: June 26, 2024 – The United Arab Emirates today chaired the 45th annual session of the OPEC Fund Ministerial Council held in Vienna, Austria. During the meeting, council members discussed the annual report for 2023, as well as the latest developments and progress of the Fund’s projects and initiatives. His Excellency Mohamed Hadi Al Hussaini, UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs, headed the UAE delegation. He was accompanied by Thuraiya Hamid Alhashmi, Director of International Financial Relations and Organizations at the UAE Ministry of ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 26 June 2024: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), one of the world's leading facilitators of global trade, logistics, and industry, and Saif Powertec Ltd. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to potentially cooperate on operational projects and projects under development in various ports in Bangladesh. The MoU was signed by Ahmed Al Mutawa, Regional CEO, AD Ports Group, and Tarafder Md Ruhul Amin, Managing Director of Saif Powertec Ltd., in the presence of senior officials from both parties. Under the terms of the MoU, both parties will explore working closely together to conduct joint activities and explore working on the development of Ports, containe ......read more

Order book of USD 6.50 billion, firmly oversubscribing by more than 4 times Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 June 2024 – The Ministry of Finance, has successfully closed its offering of a US dollar-denominated 10-year USD 1.50 billion bond, maturing in July 2034. Issued with a yield of 4.857%, the bond represents a spread of 60 basis points over US Treasuries. The bond will be listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Nasdaq Dubai. The bond issue attracted high-quality investors, with the order book USD 6.50 billion, firmly oversubscribing by more than 4 times by the final guidance. This overwhelming demand highlights the UAE’s growing appeal to both domestic and international invest ......read more

First flight connecting Abu Dhabi to the quintessential tropical island destination of Bali took off on 25 June 2024 Abu Dhabi, UAE - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, touched down for the first time in Denpasar, Bali, on Wednesday, marking the launch of regular services between Abu Dhabi and the paradise island destination. The inaugural flight, EY476, was celebrated at Zayed International Airport before take-off on Tuesday evening. On arrival in Denpasar, the aircraft was met with the traditional water cannon salute and Etihad's Captains waved the UAE and Indonesian flags from the cockpit to celebrate the launch of the non-stop connection. The new service op ......read more

Etihad Cargo and SF Airlines will increase flight frequencies between their Abu Dhabi and Ezhou mega hubs, enhancing connectivity and capacity Etihad Cargo and SF Airlines will also launch a new freighter service between Shenzhen and Abu Dhabi, adding a fifth gateway destination to Etihad Cargo’s Chinese network and providing greater access to the Chinese market. The expanded services by Etihad Cargo and SF Airlines will provide incremental capacity in excess of 200 tonnes, benefiting global customers and partners. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has expanded its partnership with China's SF A ......read more

The manual encourages the participation of the private sector in creating developmental and strategic projects in line with best international standards. Abu Dhabi, UAE: June 25, 2024 – The UAE Ministry of Finance today announced the UAE Cabinet’s approval of the Public-Private Partnership Manual. The manual aims to develop a policy and procedural framework to enable federal government entities to implement their developmental and strategic projects efficiently and effectively, and to enhance their benefit from the financial, administrative, and technological expertise of the private sector. It also encourages the private sector to proactively participate and c ......read more

The Program is a key facet of the ‘Building Women’s Skills and Abilities’ service Abu Dhabi, June 25, 2024: The Family Development Foundation (FDF) successfully concluded its innovative ‘100 Days Sports Challenge Program’ aimed at fostering active participation of women and bolstering their skills in sports, health, and education across Abu Dhabi. As a key component of the ‘Building Women’s Skills and Abilities’ service, the initiative also focused on enhancing the psychological well-being of women by positively shaping their familial and social connections. Khawla Al Mehairi, Head of the Women Empowerment Department at the FDF, reiterate ......read more

An opportunity to engage with the youth in capital and advocate for a healthy and active lifestyle Al Masaood Automobiles Nissan will leverage this opportunity to make sure to provide their customers with the best services wherever they are Abu Dhabi, June 25, 2024: Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorised distributor for Nissan in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western Region has announced its sponsorship of the third edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Sports (ADSS). The event, organised by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, is set to run for two months, from June 14 to August 23, 2024. Open to individuals of all ages and skill level, ADSS is expected to attract around 110,000 attendees. The eve ......read more

ROME – The latest food security assessment on Gaza confirms the concerns of the World Food Programme (WFP) about the ongoing levels of severe hunger across the Gaza Strip and shows the critical importance of sustained access to all areas of Gaza. The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report on Gaza paints a stark picture of ongoing hunger, finding that 96 percent of the population is facing acute food insecurity at crisis level or higher (IPC Category 3+), with almost half a million people in catastrophic conditions (IPC Category 5).  The new report indicates a slight improvement compared to the previous assessment in March, which warned of a potential fami ......read more

Airline reveals special livery on one of its six A321neos joining its fleet Detail marks airline’s 20-year journey and looks forward to the future Abu Dhabi, UAE - Etihad’s newest bespoke livery has been revealed. The design’s line-style art celebrates the intricate beauty of unity, with each stroke embodying the essence of the airline’s home. It reflects the rich history that the national airline of the UAE has developed over the last twenty years as one of Abu Dhabi’s most important home-grown brands. The design has been applied to one of the A321neos that has just joined the airline’s fleet, and artfully showcases iconic landmarks across Ab ......read more

Discussions focus on ACG's efforts to promote sustainable development in developing countries Abu Dhabi: 25 June 2024 –  His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), chaired the 19th annual meeting of the heads of institutions of the Arab Coordination Group, held in Vienna, Austria, under the theme "Partnerships for a Better Future." Representatives from various organizations attended the meeting, including the Islamic Development Bank Group, the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, the Qatar Fund for Development, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, the OPEC Fund for International Devel ......read more

The first of its kind index in the UAE and region will provide valuable insights, boost economic diversification and growth Abu Dhabi, 25 June 2024: The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) and United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch the Abu Dhabi Family Business Index, the first of its kind in the region. The two parties will also cooperate to strengthen the Emirate’s economic intelligence and research infrastructure, providing insights into economic diversification and growth. The Abu Dhabi Family Business Index will measure and rank various metrics related to family-owned, as well as family-controlled, bus ......read more

The route is the first to link Abu Dhabi and Al Qassim Al Qassim becomes Etihad’s fourth destination in Saudi Arabia The new service caters to large populations in KSA’s central region and connects guests to Etihad’s growing global network The inaugural flights mark 20 years of Etihad flights connecting Abu Dhabi with the Kingdom Abu Dhabi, UAE - Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, today celebrated the start of its flights to Al Qassim, marking the first flight ever connecting the UAE’s capital with Al Qassim in the central region of KSA. The new route becomes Etihad’s fourth destination to Saudi Arabia and offers guests four non-st ......read more

Amouage, the Omani High Perfumery House, proudly presents the precious Omani Rock Rose in a recently released short movie entitled ‘Rare is the Rose.’ The cinematic journey is a tribute to the Queen of Roses as she reigns over the slopes of the Jabal Al Akhdar, in Oman with her rare beauty and distinctive unique scent. ‘Rare is the Rose’ captures the interconnected and poetic elements of nature the rare Omani Rock Rose embodies, including the rocky mountain slopes where she grows, the soil nurturing her life, and the warmth and energy given to her by the sun to blossom. The wind creates the ideal microclimate for her to persevere while the water flows through the inge ......read more

Etihad Cargo is launching a new freighter route to Madrid starting 15 July 2024, operating two weekly Boeing 777 freighter flights, enhancing its European network and supporting e-commerce connectivity from Asia to Europe. The new route, which adds over 200 tonnes of cargo capacity, highlights Madrid's strategic importance as a significant fashion destination in Europe and complements Etihad Cargo’s European freighter network. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, is expanding its freighter network with a new route to Madrid. Starting 15 July 2024, Etihad Cargo will operate two weekly Boeing 777 freighter ......read more

ABU DHABI, UAE – June 22, 2024: The Etihad Arena on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island was lit up in green last night to celebrate a record 18th NBA championship title for the Boston Celtics, who will compete in the UAE capital this October as part of the NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2024 presented by ADQ. The Etihad Arena acknowledgement coincided with the Celtics' victory parade celebrations in the franchise’s home state of Massachusetts, which featured a rolling rally parade of duck boats. The NBA and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) confirmed earlier this year that the Celtics will take on 2023 champions, the Denver Nuggets, in the UAE capita ......read more

LIP announces another 7 lucky winners for international tour and travel packages. Customers can enjoy discounts of up to 90% across 11 LIP malls in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Al Dhafra and participate in the upcoming draw. Prizes include cars, exotic travel packages, gold vouchers, and much more. 22nd June 2024, UAE – Line Investments & Property, the premier retail division of Lulu Group International, announces the second batch of winners who have won exotic international travel packages to sought-after destinations during the Shopping Fiesta "Summer Super Sale". Rommel, Rabeel Hassan, Harish Das KS, Davis Eluvathingal, Alsham Jaabbi, Tariq, and Ligin Pauldanaiel ......read more

Pogačar to lead experienced team in search of third Tour title UAE Team Emirates have officially unveiled the team heading into the Tour de France (29 June-21 July) which gets underway in the city of Florence, Italy for the Grand Depart. The team heads into the 21 stages led by the former two-time winner of the race Tadej Pogačar, with a mix of climbers and rouleurs to support the Slovenian. The 25 year old who most recently won the Giro D’Italia in May will face challenges along the 3492km course which begins in Florence with a 206km road stage to Rimini before moving west entering France through the Alps after passing through cities like Bologna and Torino. The rac ......read more

Abu Dhabi, June 21, 2024: The Family Development Foundation (FDF) collaborated with the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre to conduct an interactive session titled ‘Sustainable Integration and Partnerships Forum’ under the social media campaign ‘Kindness and Mercy’. The campaign reflects the vision and guidance of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, ‘Mother of the Nation’, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of FDF, to motivate the youth to marry, as well as support their fellow countrymen in overcoming challenges to realise their family aspirations. During this ses ......read more

Activities were held at Zayed Sports City, managed by ADEC Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 June 2024: Abu Dhabi Entertainment Company (ADEC), a leading sport, leisure, and entertainment company, proudly hosted bowling activities for more than 100 People of Determination as part of the inaugural Special Olympics UAE Games. The event, which was one of six sports offered at the celebration, was held recently at Khalifa International Bowling Centre at Zayed Sports City. Across the three days, 105 athletes representing 13 clubs and centers descended upon Zayed Sports City, joining the festival of more than 600 athletes participating in the games at sites across the city. Cheered on by a crowd of fervent ......read more

38,000 sqm facility in Al Ain will capture up to 1,000 metric tonnes of CO2 annually, using carbon from local industries to grow microalgae Abu Dhabi, UAE – 20 June 2024: Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi – KEZAD Group, the largest operator of integrated and purpose-built economic zones, and Astha Biotech, a UAE-based investment and development company, today signed a lease agreement for a new facility in KEZAD Al Ain. The agreement, signed at the Make It In The Emirates Forum 2024, will witness the launch of the first UAE company focused on the production of microalgae with high-value applications across the health, cosmetics, food, and aquaculture industries with an initia ......read more

Unbeatable prices and benefits for 6 Nissan Intelligent Choice models with low mileage Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 June 2024 – Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorised distributor of Nissan in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western region has announced attractive offers on pre-owned Nissan 2023 models with low mileage. The offer is available on various Nissan models including the Patrol, Pathfinder, Kicks, Altima, and Maxima – starting from as low as AED 1,104 per month. All models under this promotion fall within the Nissan Intelligent Choice program, where they undergo a 167+ point inspection and reconditioning process, receive a comprehensive manufacturer warranty for up to 36 month ......read more

Ajmal Perfumes launches Eau D’Oud, a luxurious new fragrance that blends fresh citrus, floral, spicy, and rich oud notes, creating an unforgettable aromatic experience. 20th June 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Ajmal Perfumes, the seven-decade-old perfume connoisseur, unveils its newest marvel, Eau D’Oud, a fragrance that redefines the definition of luxury and elegance. Crafted for those with a penchant for grandeur, Eau D’Oud is an intoxicating scent that dazzles the senses and leaves an enduring impression. At the heart of Eau D’Oud is a blend of exquisite ingredients, creating a unique experience. It starts with a burst of vibrant freshness as Bergamot and ......read more

14th edition of the Yas in Schools National Finals presented by ADNOC will take place at Yas Marina Circuit from June 20 to June 24 This year's competition has record participation across categories for largest edition to date with over 1,000 students participating from 89 schools ADNOC Yas in Schools launches Ethara Go, a new program for kids up to 13 years to create their own raceable car at home  Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 June: ADNOC Yas in Schools will welcome back students from all around the country for the prestigious UAE National Finals. With more than 1,000 students expected to participate over five days, the 14th edition of the Yas in Schools National Finals presented ......read more

LIP on their 1st leg of campaign announces 7 lucky winners a fully paid international tour and travel package Campaign receives overwhelming response. Upcoming raffle draws scheduled for on 16th, 23rd, and 30th  Customers to get upto 90% off across 11 LIP mall in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Al Dhafra Prizes includes big bumper prizes including cars, exotic travel packages, gold vouchers and much more.   14th June 2024, UAE – After the Grand launch of Shopping Feista Summer super sale, Line Investments & Property, the premier retail division of Lulu Group International announces the first batch of winners who won grand exotic travel packages to sought-after d ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 14 June 2024 — The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Broaden Energy, a global leader in hydrogen energy solutions. Under this agreement, Broaden Energy will establish the first hydrogen equipment manufacturing complex in Abu Dhabi. This complex aims to support the goals of the Abu Dhabi Industrial Strategy (ADIS), advancing sustainability, developing value chains, and strengthening Abu Dhabi’s position as the region’s most competitive industrial hub. The new manufacturing complex, with over AED 1 billion in investments, will serve as a cornerstone for the region’s hy ......read more

Arrived in the UAE on June 8th: The Entry-Level Smartphone Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2024: Xiaomi introduces Redmi 13, setting a new standard for entry-level smartphones. Crafted for users seeking style and substance, it boasts a sleek design, a powerful 108MP main camera, and a large AdaptiveSync display with up to 90Hz refresh rate. With a stylish glass back and 33W fast charging, Redmi 13 exemplifies Xiaomi's commitment to value and innovation. 108MP camera and fun features for exceptional photography Redmi 13 introduces the first-ever 108MP main camera in the Redmi series, featuring 3x in-sensor zoom for exceptional detail. With the advanced Samsung ISOCELL ......read more

The third edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Sports covers over 34,000 square metres, a 25% increase from the previous edition of 27,000 square metres. 37 courts, fields and pitches will be available to book at ADSS. Three new activities have been added to this edition. Comprehensive health and wellness features have been introduced. Abu Dhabi 13 June 2024: ADNEC Group, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, is organising the third and largest edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Sports (ADSS) in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain (AASS). This year features new sporting activities as well as health and wellness initiatives to provide a well-rounded summer experience suitable for all ages and fitn ......read more

ABU DHABI, 13th June, 2024 -- Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi, H.H. Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has approved the disbursement of the second housing and benefits package in 2024 to citizens of Abu Dhabi. These benefits, which are valued at AED3.309 billion, have been distributed among 2,015 citizens across the emirate. The housing benefits package includes housing loans totalling more than AED3.046 billion in value and aiding 1,766 citizens, including 782 loans to purchase residential units in Balghaiylam resi ......read more

Join Max Fashion as it celebrates 20 years of style and affordability with the launch of its exquisite Eid collection. This stunning range blends traditional and contemporary designs, perfect for embracing the spirit of togetherness and reflection during Eid. Discover elegant kaftans, vibrant jewel-toned dresses, and sophisticated outfits for men, alongside adorable lace dresses and smart casual sets for children. Each piece is meticulously crafted to ensure comfort and style for the whole family. Elevate your festive wardrobe with these trendy and affordable pieces, available at Max Fashion stores and online. Experience the joy of Eid in style with Max Fashion’s latest collection and ......read more

AD Ports Group also Initialled two other Concession Agreements with the General Authority of the Suez Canal Economic Zone for Ro-Ro and Cruise Terminals in Sokhna Port Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 June 2024: AD Ports Group (ADX:ADPORTS), a leading global facilitator of logistics, industry and trade today signed a definitive concession agreement with the Red Sea Ports Authority (RSPA) to develop, operate and manage three cruise terminals at Safaga, Hurghada, and Sharm El Sheikh ports. AD Ports Group's total investment of USD 4.7 million over the next 15 years will cover management and operations of the three cruise terminals - expected to be operational in 2025 - to provide new service ......read more

EDGE Group entity, AL TAIF, will seek to collaborate with Cummins Arabia on various marketing, sales, maintenance, and servicing activities of Cummins engines, parts, and other products, including rugged mobile power (RMP) products. Abu Dhabi, UAE: 12 June, 2024 – EDGE Group entity, AL TAIF, the UAE’s leading military maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service provider of comprehensive lifecycle support for land platforms, heavy utility vehicles and ground support equipment to the UAE Armed Forces, has signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreements with Cummins Arabia, part of Cummins Inc., a power solutions leader that pioneers new technologies with a broad portf ......read more

The Memorandum of Understanding paves the way for extended codeshares and frequent flyer cooperation between the two airlines Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Egyptair have signalled their intent to strengthen their partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to enhance commercial and operational ties to provide travellers with wider choices, higher quality services and increased value.* Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, said: "This agreement will help further deepen our codeshare with EGYPTAIR opening up seamless travel for guests of both airlines across our net ......read more

The ticket is inclusive of : Full day zoo access Animal Presentation of your choice Free Meal of your choice Free Heat Gear Free Ice Cream of your choice! And tons of fun at wildlife AC walkway Abu Dhabi – June 7, 2024: This Eid Al Adha, Emirates Park Zoo & Resort, a premier destination for wildlife enthusiasts in the UAE, is excited to announce a special offer for all guests. From June 15th to 19th, visitors can revel in the festivities with a special all-inclusive experience priced at just 80 AED.    Indulge in the zoo's remarkable indoor air-conditioned wildlife walkway, ensuring a comfortable visit even in the peak of summer. Your day wi ......read more

Immersive Display and Seamless Performance [Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 10th, 2024] - Xiaomi unveiled this month the Redmi Pad Pro, the newest member of its tablet lineup. Designed for users who crave a large viewing area for immersive audiovisual entertainment, online browsing, and mobile gaming, the Redmi Pad Pro features a large display for enhanced visual clarity, delivering an unmatched entertainment experience. With Xiaomi HyperOS powering seamless cross-device connectivity, the Redmi Pad Pro is the ideal companion for relaxing after a busy day of study or work. Delivering unmatched entertainment with a large display and powerful audiovisual capabilities Featuring an imp ......read more

The event featured over 100 school and university students presenting their revolutionary business ideas to the elite judging panel Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2024: INJAZ UAE, a member of INJAZ Al-Arab and Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, the world’s largest non-profit business education organisation, hosted the 15th edition of its annual ‘National Company Program Competition’ at the Waldorf Astoria, Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The competition which celebrates the achievements of student companies demonstrating sound knowledge in business planning, marketing, sales, and financial literacy, saw over 100 students this year, representing schools and universities a ......read more

Researchers are invited to submit applications before 20 July 2024 Abu Dhabi, UAE– 10 June 2024: Building on the success of the inaugural grant scheme in 2023, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and Zayed National Museum, the national museum of the UAE currently under construction on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island, have launched the second round of the Zayed National Museum Research Fund. The fund continues to uphold the legacy of UAE Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, while fostering research into the culture and history of the nation. The Zayed National Museum Research Fund, with an annual allocation of AED1 mill ......read more

Prepare to immerse yourself in a world of relaxation and rejuvenation at the newly opened LUSH Spa in Mirdif City Centre. Since opening its doors on November 17th, 2023, LUSH Spa has been redefining the concept of self-care and holistic wellness, offering an unparalleled sanctuary for those seeking to nurture their body and mind. The LUSH Spa invites you to experience its array of restoring massage treatments, fresh and reviving facials, holistic sound baths, grounding treats for the feet and scalp, and indulgent bathing experiences. There is something for everyone, whether you need a quick pick-me-up, a deep unwind, or want to share a treatment with a loved one. LUSH therapists are here ......read more

Lush, the fresh, handmade cosmetics company has announced the launch of three brand new hair care sets. The collection is now available in stores and online.   Discover your perfect hair care match with Lush’s new range of gift sets, each thoughtfully designed to meet a different set of hair care needs. Whether you’re looking to add vibrant colour, nurture your curls, promote healthy hair growth or create voluminous beach waves, Lush has you covered.    The Curly Coily hair care set is a collection of four carefully crafted products designed to nourish, protect and celebrate curls and coils.    Ready to grow? Growth is designed to invigo ......read more

Eid Mubarak! Created in collaboration with Lush's Eid community network, Lush is launching its third Eid collection with a selection of celebratory products and a gift designed to honour the holiday and spread kindness and joy. The collection is now available online and in stores across the region. Reflecting the themes of Eid and Ramadan, this year’s Eid collection aims to spread joy and kindness. The 2024 Eid range consists of a brand new shower gel, a Knot Wrap and gift and was created as part of Lush’s “Co-Create” programme. This product creation internship for Lush employees aims to promote diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging by lifting up authentic ......read more

Living Proof®, founded by MIT scientists and leading hair stylists, pioneers science-driven, inclusive haircare solutions for global consumers. Its multi-award-winning products have achieved worldwide acclaim, with one bottle of Perfect hair Day™ dry shampoo sold every 30 seconds. The brand celebrated its regional launch with an exclusive media event at Art in Space, Downtown Dubai. Dubai, UAE – 10 June 2024: Living Proof®, the cult-favorite haircare brand, is launching for the first time in the  region, distributed by Beauty Solutions.            Since 2005, Living Proof has designed, developed and launched the most innovati ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE - [4 June 2024] - Gear up for a joyous Eid al Adha celebration at Deerfields Mall! The popular family destination mall is hosting a thrilling Spin & Win campaign alongside captivating kids' activities, promising an unforgettable experience for all visitors. Shop, Spin, and Win Big! Deerfields Mall is showering its shoppers with the chance to win up to AED 100,000 worth of mall gift vouchers. From June 7th to 23rd, simply spend AED 300 or more at any store in the mall, or AED 500 or more at Carrefour, to participate in the exciting Spin & Win promotion. With every qualifying purchase, you get a chance to spin the wheel and potentially win big, adding a delight ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 06 June 2024 — The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) in collaboration with the  Abu Dhabi Free Zones Council launched the Unified Economic License in Abu Dhabi, spearheaded by Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi (KEZAD Group), Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ), Masdar City Free Zone, and Creative Media Authority (CMA) to bolster the Emirate's competitiveness as a business-friendly destination for investors and entrepreneurs. The new initiative unifies procedures for registering economic licenses across the Emirate and its free zones, in a move to streamline business setup and reinforce governance and transparency. This will introduce a standard ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 6 June 2024: His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has attended Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence's (MBZUAI) 2024 commencement ceremony. The cohort comprised 101 graduates, including three PhD graduates in Machine Learning (ML) and 98 master's degree graduates in Computer Vision (CV), ML, and Natural Language Processing (NLP), highlighting the university's leading position in the higher education landscape and its scientific research efforts in artificial intelligence (AI). The graduation also represented a key milestone in the university's journey ......read more

Capital 360 Event Experiences will be the Professional Conference Organisers working with the support of other ADNEC Group subsidiaries Congress showcases new desalination and water reuse technologies that will help tackle the challenge of water scarcity worldwide Summit will gather global thought leaders, outstanding innovators, and influential executives to share knowledge on impactful new solutions Abu Dhabi, 6th June 2024 – ADNEC Group and the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy today announced their partnership at a signing ceremony, appointing Capital 360 Event Experiences as the Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) for the prestigious International Desalination and Reu ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Capitalizing on growing market demand, SHREE brings its signature blend of fashionable, comfortable, and affordable South Asian ethnic wear for women to the heart of the city. The renowned contemporary Indian fashion brand continues its successful expansion across the UAE with the grand opening of its 7th store in Dubai Silicon Central. The new store, spanning 100 square meters, showcases the brand’s latest collection of kurtas, tunics, suits, abayas, dresses, and more catering to the vibrant and diverse tastes of the region's fashion-forward clientele. SHREE's collection is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, incorporating pr ......read more

Groundbreaking agreement signed by both airlines in ceremony at Etihad’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, the UAE Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Today, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and China Eastern Airlines, a top global airline, are proud to announce the signing of a Joint Venture (JV)  to cement the strategic partnership between the two airlines¹. This historic milestone, signed at Etihad Airways’ headquarters in Abu Dhabi, marks the first commercial JV between a Middle Eastern airline and a Chinese airline. The Etihad Airways – China Eastern Airlines JV will allow the airlines to jointly develop and grow the routes ......read more

DUBAI – June 05, 2024: Dr. Walid Shaaban, Group CEO of the globally acclaimed Emirates Park Zoo & Resort, a premier destination for wildlife enthusiasts in the UAE, has been honoured as “The CEO of the Year” at the 23rd edition of The Middle East Business Leader of the Year awards. The award recognises his exceptional leadership and dedication to excellence, putting Emirates Park Zoo & Resort at the forefront of wildlife conservation, education, and community engagement in the UAE. Dr. Shaaban's visionary leadership has been instrumental in driving Emirates Park Zoo & Resort’s mission forward. Under his helm, the zoo has successfully combined educat ......read more

Dubai, UAE – June 5, 2024 Danube Group, one of the Middle East's largest diversified conglomerates, announced its strategic collaboration with Dubai Media Inc (DMI). This partnership establishes Dubai Media Inc. as the official media partner for Danube Group, marking a significant milestone in the Group's communication and marketing strategy. Rizwan Sajan and Adel Sajan attended the Arab Media Forum (AMF) with the Dubai media team, organized by The Dubai Press Club (DPC). AMF is the region’s largest media thought leadership event, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Du ......read more

SharkNinja, Inc. (NYSE: SN), a global product design and technology company, has today announced the regional launch of multiple products designed for inside and outside the home across the Shark and Ninja brands at PAPA Dubai. Left to right - Tom Brown, President EMEA, SharkNinja; Damian Woodward, Managing Director EMEA Distributors, SharkNinja With a number of product demonstrations by both experts and influencers, media representatives and trusted retailers in attendance at the region’s first SharkNinja showcase got to witness the global brand’s first foray into new categories in the UAE. Tapping into consumer demand for compact cooling, the company brings its new Sha ......read more

Latest Hunger Hotspots report urges immediate action to prevent famine and warns of La Niña-linked climate extremes ROME – Acute food insecurity is set to increase in magnitude and severity in 18 hunger “Hotspots”, a new United Nations early warning report has revealed today. The report spotlights the urgent need of assistance to prevent famine in Gaza and the Sudan, and further deterioration in the devastating hunger crises in Haiti, Mali, and South Sudan. It also warns of the lingering impact of El Niño and the looming threat of La Niña that risks bringing further climate extremes that could upend lives and livelihoods. The report found that ......read more

Pretoria, 5 June 2024 - More than 30 million people across Southern Africa have been affected by a severe drought. Millions could be pushed into acute hunger unless support is urgently mobilized to scale before the next lean season, warn the United Nations (UN) and partners. The joint call was made today by the UN, NGOs, regional and national authorities, humanitarian and development partners during a briefing on the emergency in Southern Africa, held in Pretoria, South Africa, to highlight the severe impacts of El Niño and the climate-driven crisis. This joint call follows the recent extraordinary summit by The Southern African Development Community (SADC) that saw the launch o ......read more

Establishing a physical office in Abu Dhabi, will enableMilrem Robotics to grow regional presence and accelerate the adoption of robotics technology. Abu Dhabi-UAE: 5 June, 2024 – EDGE entity, Milrem Robotics, the world-leading robotics and autonomous systems developer, announces the establishment of its Abu Dhabi office, strategically positioned to support local customers and capitalise on the growing tech landscape of the region. The new office in Abu Dhabi will serve as a centre of excellence in the UAE, providing a central location for R&D, product development and strategic collaborations with government entities, academic institutions and local businesses. It will a ......read more

Our survey indicated that four in five executives (79%) have a formal sustainability strategy in place, with 52% fully embedding across their organisation. Companies are increasingly creating positions such as Chief Sustainability Officer, and gaining greater support from boards and C-suites. Half of the survey respondents stated that they have made a net-zero commitment, with an additional 26% working toward one. Building a talent pipeline is essential to achieve sustainability commitments, particularly in emerging technologies such as GenAI. Leaders in the region are increasingly looking to secure green loans and capital market funds to support their sustainability efforts. ......read more

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