Augmented Reality (AR) powered filter, hosted on Egyptian Food Bank Instagram page, aims to combat food wastage during the Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: Instagram has teamed up with regional creative agency TBWA/Raad for its new campaign, #Stopfoodwaste, that aims to address the problem of food wastage during Ramadan. Using the brand’s latest AR technology, TBWA/RAAD created a filter that allows people to create Ramadan meals with minimal leftovers.
Hosted on the Egyptian Food Bank’s social channels, the new filter offers users multiple recipes with the option to size up or down based on how many people will be sharing a meal. Egyptian Food Bank is a non-profit organization that specializes in fighting hunger through innovation and diversity. The new filter will be ......read more
● ÃÈØÇá_ÇáÎíÑ# (Heroes Of Good) to launch during the last week of the holy month
● Campaign highlights individuals who have positively impacted the community during Ramadan amidst an unprecedented time
17th May 2020: In the lead up to Eid Al Fitr, Twitter has launched ÃÈØÇá_ÇáÎíÑ# (Heroes of Good), a Ramadan campaign centred around celebrating people who have spread hope through their acts of kindness. Launched yesterday, the campaign which will run until the 20th of May encourages people to either nominate their Ramadan hero, an individual who has gone the extra mile during this month or reshare positive stories that have made this Ramadan memorable, especially given the circumstances.
This year, 17 million Tweets were monitored about Ramadan in the month leading into ......read more
• An initiative to enhance the imagination and artistic creativity of emerging talent
• Spreading the values of beauty and entertainment among the UAE community
• Giving upcoming generations new experiences and life skills
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 May 2020: As part of an initiative that aspires to develop the capabilities of emerging generations in the field of making puppets using various materials and employing them theatrically as well as consolidate the horizons of imagination and artistic creativity, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organising puppet making and animating workshops using the ‘Zoom’ programme and under the supervision of narrator and puppet director Ilham Al Hajj. This comes as part of the Dubai Performing Arts Programme that ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020: Dubai Sports Council convened a virtual forum for female players of Dubai clubs this week, under the leadership of Rawda Al Mahrazi, Chairwomen of the Council’s Women’s Sports Committee, and more than 40 players from different clubs participated in the forum.
HH Sheikha Shamsa Bint Hasher Al Maktoum, member of the Board of UAE Volleyball Association, attended the forum and thanked Dubai Sports Council for the initiative.
She said: “The entire world is currently passing through a tough stage, and we need to unite our efforts and comply with the instructions of the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management. At the same time, we need to keep encouraging our females to continue exercising at home.
“Exercising regularly is important, even if ......read more
TV Series - Twitter data
Second week of Ramadan (2nd - 8th May)
Peak in conversation
Here is the peak in Arabic conversations around TV series:
● People Tweeted most on Tuesdays
● People Tweeted most at 10pm local time
● People Tweeted most on Tuesdays
● People Tweeted most at 11pm local time
● People Tweeted most on Thursdays
● People Tweeted most at 8pm local time
Top Ramadan series related topics
1. #ÇáÈÑäÓ (Al-Prince)
2. #ãÎÑÌ_7 (Makhraj 7)
3. #ÞáÈí_ÇØãÃä (Qalby Etmaan)
4. #ÑÇãÒ_ãÌäæä_ÑÓãí (Ramez Majnun Rasmi)
5. #Çã_åÇÑæä (Umm Harun)
6. #ÎíÇäÉ_ÚåÏ (Khiyanit Ahid)
7. #ÇáÇÎÊíÇÑ (Al Ekhteyar)
Most active celebrities on Twitter
1. Egyptian actor @AsserYassin
2. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020:
We are really excited to announce that the #StayHomeWithTishTash sessions have officially kicked off and we are already receiving great feedback.
#StayHomeWithTishTash is a unique series of over 100 virtual masterclasses, activities and workshops to help stem the boredom of lockdown and inspire you to learn and enjoy the comfort of your own homes.
They’re all FREE to attend, held on the Zoom, you can do as many as you like and they’re open to all wherever in the world they may be, so share with your friends and families too!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: UAE Team Emirates is pleased to announce that young Slovenian talent Tadej Pogačar has extended his contract which will keep him at the Emirati team until the end of 2024.
Tadej Pogačar: “I am happy to continue my relationship with UAE Team Emirates. I turned professional here and I feel very comfortable with everyone. I believe in the team and I want to be part of this ambitious project. The next five years will be fundamental for the team and for my career, with the hope that they will be fruitful years for both parties ”.
Matar Suhail Al Yabhouni Al Dhaheri, president of the Emirati squad: “Our team has a long-term plan and we are happy that such a talented young man like Tadej has committed to our ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
PARIS, FRANCE (March 31, 2020) – KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms. Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand family. Examples ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 04, 2020: KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms. Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand ......read more
Young Spaniard joins on a long-term contract
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2020: UAE Team Emirates will continue their commitment to developing young talent by signing 17-year old Spanish rider Juan Ayuso on a five year deal with the team.
The promising youngster is the current Spanish Junior National Champion and holds 6 victories to his name so far in 2020.
As part of his development, Ayuso will spend his first contract year with a development team with the objective of gaining experience and making a gradual transition to the professional ranks.
Ayuso, who hails from the Spanish province of Alicante, has taken the domestic junior ranks by storm and was quickly picked up on the radar of UAE Team manager Matxin Fernandez.
Joxean ......read more
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• A community-based initiative that supports the ‘10 Million Meals’ campaign, the largest national campaign to support vulnerable families
• Meals Delivery to workers safely while adhering to social distancing
• The humane face of culture in an image that embodies the values of tolerance and social cohesion inherent in Dubai
• This move is part of Dubai Culture’s vision to support talent and provide them with an opportunity to communicate their creativity to the public.
• A free campaign based on creating a virtual restaurant that allows community members to contribute Ramadan meals
• In this campaign embodeis our societal and cultural responsibility towards stimulating the spirit of good and giving in the UAE society
• The initiative ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 28, 2020: Complementing modest fashion with classy statement shoes and accessories, Steve Madden Ramadan Capsule Collection, showcases designs to match the revelry of the occasion.
The collection boasts of some eclectic uppers on varied soles to carry you from your work desk to Iftar table in equal ease.
Annual contest is in its tenth edition
Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2020: wasl properties, one of the largest real estate development and management companies in Dubai, has announced its celebration of the spirit of the holy month by launching its Ramadan competition that seeks to reward artistic flair with exceptional prizes. The annual competition, which is in its tenth edition this year, aims to highlight the creativity of wasl tenants by encouraging them to draw inspiration from the beautiful Ramadan atmosphere.
The annual competitions welcome participation from all ages, with a painting challenge for wasl tenants’ children and a photography contest for adults.
wasl’s Ramadan Painting Competition is designed for younger tenants of up to 13 years old, and participants will be required to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 26, 2020: With the support of the wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Her Highness Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Dubai Holy Quran (91.4FM), a radio station of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), has launched a set of new programs for the holy month of Ramadan 1441 AH.
Dubai Holy Quran (91.4FM) has introduced four new programs aside from the regular hourly reading of the Holy Quran and the teachings of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). Renowned readers, throughout the day at different times, will recite the Holy Quran.
H.E. Abdullah Hamdan Bin Dalmook, CEO of HHC, pointed out the uniqueness of Dubai Radio for Quran for its choice of programs, supplications ......read more
- Presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development and
Al Burda, a platform for Islamic arts and culture, Reconnect. encourages the community to #StayHome during the Holy Month
- Four unique events have been specially curated for Ramadan, featuring contemplative works to suit quiet evenings at home
Abu Dhabi, April 26, 2020: The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced its virtual Reconnect. for Ramadan program, presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development’s Al Burda platform for Islamic arts and culture. As part of The Arts Center’s fifth anniversary season, which has now moved online, a series of four outstanding performances from the Center’s archive have been curated to embrace the spirit of ......read more
Instagram invites the global community to share acts of kindness during the Holy Month
Huda Kattan kicks off the initiative globally tonight on @Instagram
Popular Egyptian Actor Ahmed Helmy to call on his followers to start a movement of kindness
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2020: Instagram is marking Ramadan by bringing back its global initiative – ‘Month of Good’ – for a second year, inviting its community to come together and spread kindness on the platform. In recognition of the new realities that are keeping loved ones apart during the Holy Month, Instagram is encouraging people to inspire each other to do and share good deeds during the month.
Ramadan is one of the key moments on Instagram with over 16 million uses of the word ‘Ramadan’ on ......read more
While in-person gathering is expected to decrease amidst COVID-19, socializing online is likely to increase as residents ready themselves for Ramadan at home
April 23, 2020: As is the case in most of the world at present, Covid-19 response in most countries globally has included restrictions on movement of residents with calls to stay at home and practice social distancing. This has extended to full day or partial lockdowns in many of these countries and KSA and UAE are no different.
What will differ this year is how residents in these countries experience Ramadan in 2020. Group gatherings like early morning sahour (pre-dawn meal) and iftars (post-sunset fast-breaking meals) as well as daily Taraweh (night prayers) are not possible this year due to the Covid-19 related restrictions on movement.
With these ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 21, 2020: Hala Badri, Director General of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, “Dubai Culture” noted today, innovation and creativity have become a lifestyle and a national hub in the UAE due to their importance in supporting the creative economy and achieving a prosperous and sustainable future,
She said: "Our leaders in the UAE have instilled the strong belief in us that innovation and creativity, as values, are true wealth of the future and they have positioned them in the main pillars of Dubai Plan 2021 vision. In line with this vision and Dubai's endeavour to consolidate innovation and creativity in society, we at Dubai Culture are putting in deliberate efforts to foster a culture of innovation and creativity in society, by preparing a generation of innovators and ......read more
An uplifting community initiative to get the UAE painting with purpose
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 19, 2020: #UnitedArtEmirates is a grass-roots art initiative created to unite, inspire and encourage the UAE’s community during a tumultuous time in the world. The initiative is asking everyone; artists and amateurs alike, to create and share a piece of visual art with Art Painting Lab, whose mission is to paint one or more public murals, using the artworks they receive from the public. These murals will commemorate this time in history; they will tell the story of how the UAE’s residents came together to create something inspiring in uncertain times.
A group of resident artists at Art Painting Lab, an art consultancy and service provider, wanted create opportunities for ......read more
● Taking place on Wednesday, April 22, In Light of COVID-19: What Looks Different Now? will be moderated by Executive Director of The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery Maya Allison
● The public talk ties into the larger questions of Amar Kanwar’s exhibition at The NYUAD Art Gallery, The Sovereign Forest, which makes visible our interconnectedness, from the sovereignty of a forest, to how we understand the health of a nation
United Arab Emirates - April 15, 2020: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery will host its first ever virtual roundtable, entitled In Light of COVID-19: What Looks Different Now, featuring artist Amar Kanwar, in dialogue with NYUAD scientists, scholars, and cultural-sector professionals.
Taking place on Wednesday, April 22 at 6pm UAE time, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 011, 2020: We wanted to give you a heads up on Thank You Hour, launching today at 7pm on Instagram. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world have stepped up in unprecedented ways to support friends, family and their communities – and with everyone at home, people are finding renewed appreciation for the things that help get them through the day. Now, we’re introducing Thank You Hour, a new sticker and shared story that you can use to show gratitude for whatever is helping you through this time.
Few quick notes:
• The Thank You Hour sticker can be added to any Instagram story from your sticker tray -- it should be the second sticker in the tray, right after Stay Home.
• This week, starting at 7pm (your local time) ......read more
Campaign aims to raise awareness of physical and mental wellness in the gaming community amidst the global pandemic
United Arab Emirates, 6 April 2019: Twitter has launched the ?????_??????_??# (Always play it right) , an awareness campaign centered around wellness in gaming in the region. The campaign aims to highlight the importance of physical and mental wellness within the gaming community during a period when many are spending the vast majority of their time at home. Moreover discussing the significance of maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle amongst gaming enthusiasts in the MENA region.
Gaming continues to be a key topic on the platform, in 2019 there were over 1.2 billion Tweets about gaming, up nearly 20% year on year. In fact, last year gaming hashtags were amongst the ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms.
Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand family. Examples include a drawing class from ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2020: Today we’ve officially launched the new “Stay Home” sticker on Instagram in the UAE! The sticker is intended to help people show how they’re social distancing safely and encourage others to do the same.
It’s also a great hub for curated tips and entertainment initiatives during self-quarantining.
The sticker was launched last week in a couple of countries and garnered adoption rates that crossed a 100M usage in the first week alone!
Events will be held at Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji
Abu Dhabi, 8 September 2019: As part of Al Ain Cultural Programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is organising a series of cultural events and workshops at the Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji throughout the month of September.
Al Qattara Arts Centre will host ......read more
Huge wins for Felder, Makhachev, Blaydes and Ferreira at The Arena on Yas Island
History made as Calderwood and Moras claim wins in Abu Dhabi’s first UFC women’s bouts
Inaugural Abu Dhabi Showdown Week ends with epic UFC 242 finale as UAE capital cements status as the “undisputed home of MMA in the Arab world.”
Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sunday 8th ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 07, 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar put on another display of sheer brilliance during stage 13 of La Vuelta, and in doing so took his second stage win in just five days. The unbelievable result also launched the 20-year-old star into third place in the overall classification and into the white ‘Youth ......read more
Newly merged club also unveiled inaugural Head Coach Josh Ives
Dubai, 04 September 2019: Dubai Knights Eagles the new premier rugby club, following this summer’s merger between Dubai Eagles and fellow club Arabian Knights, will be hosting an Open Day this Friday 6th September.
Dubai Knights Eagles club culture ensures everyone is welcome, whether they ......read more
• The captivating 22-minute Arabic documentary ‘The Peace Visit’ captures the Pope’s first visit to the region in February 2019
• Premieres on September 5 at 8pm UAE Time/ 7pm KSA time
Abu Dhabi, September 4 2019: National Geographic Abu Dhabi, a partnership between National Geographic and Abu Dhabi Media, announced today its latest ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 03, 2019: Dubai Sports Council has announced the opening of registrations for the 7th Sheikha Hind Women’s Sports Tournament and this year, participants will have two new events to choose from – crossfit and an obstacle challenge.
Organised under the guidance of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown ......read more
The ‘futuristic’ entertainment destination offers a variety of fun activity packages with scratch and win vouchers for families across its centres in the UAE.
Dubai – September 3, 2019: Fabyland, a diversified and ‘futuristic’ family entertainment centre, has launched ‘Spin and Win’ campaign for families across its centres in the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 02, 2019: 20-year-old Tadej Pogacar put in the ride of his life on stage 9 at the Vuelta a Espana today, to take the win for UAE Team Emirates in his first ever Grand Tour, during his first ever season on the World Tour.
Despite being the youngest rider in the race, Pogacar was able to outwit and outclimb some of the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 01, 2019: Alexander Kristoff has won the second – and longest - stage of the Tour of Germany, a 202km route from Marburg to Göttingen. Second place went to Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida), third Yves Lampaert (Deceuninck - Quick Step). The standings are the same in the general classification where the Norwegian now ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 29, August 2019: UAE Team Emirates heads to France with a well-rounded squad to tackle the rolling terrain of the World Tour Classic Bretagne-Ouest France (September 1), in a race which is likely to favour the sprinters.
After leaving Plouay, the riders will travel a total of 248.1kms, including a 13.9km circuit in the closing quarter ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, August 2019: Once again, it’s back to school time and parents and children can struggle to get back in the swing after a long holiday! Drop-offs, stationary, pick-ups, after school activities and the list goes on. However, we live in a technologically advanced country with great options to make our lives easier. Here are some hacks that ......read more
Dubai, 28 August 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the first and only theme park in the Middle East showcasing an authentic Bollywood experience, is offering guests a chance to watch the latest action-thriller Indian film Saaho starring Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor, while enjoying park access and refreshments.
Visitors can explore the magic of Bollywood with this exclusive offer on ......read more
UAE, 28 August 2019: Five young players from Manchester City Football Schools in the UAE have travelled to clubs all over the world as part of their development programme.
The initiative is unmatched in UAE and Middle East youth football – allowing young players the chance of a full experience at a City Football Group club on the international stage.
The ......read more
Dubai Sports Council and South Korea Consul General discuss ways to enhance cooperation in sports
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25, August 2019: HE Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, received HE Chun Young-wook, Consul General of the Republic of South Korea in Dubai, at the council's headquarters this week and the two discussed ways to strengthen ......read more
Emirati dominates from start to finish in Brindisi to open up big championship lead
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26th August, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi has taken a major step towards a second UIM F2 World Championship title after an emphatic victory in the Grand Prix of Italy.
The 2017 champion extended his lead in this year’s series to ......read more
Fifth and eighth for UAE Team Emirates on day two
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25, August 2019: After the disappointment of the high speed crash on Saturday, UAE Team Emirates came back to animate the closing kilometres of the stage 2 arrival from Benidorm to Calpe on Sunday.
A group of four riders moved away in the early stages but would be ......read more
Emirati dominates qualifying as he bids to increase lead in F2 world title race
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25th August, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi maintained his 100% qualifying record in the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship today by clinching pole position for the Grand Prix of Italy.
Just as he did during the previous two rounds in Lithuania and Norway, ......read more
Dubai, 25 August 2019: Who says you need a reason to laugh? At Boomerang MENA’s rib-tickling laughter yoga session held at Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah, mums and kids laughed non-stop for 45 minutes, for no apparent reason! The indoor venue rang out with cackling, hooting and jubilant cries as mums and kids unleashed a volley of uncontrollable giggles that revealed their ......read more
Dubai, 25 Aug 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai is becoming the go-to destination for comedy this summer season with a line-up of India’s leading comedians and artists taking to the stage and entertaining audiences with their witty sense of humour.
Popular stand-up comedian, Karunesh Talwar, will be the next to perform on September 6th at Rajmahal Theatre in ......read more
Emirati in control as he looks to extend lead in F2 world title race
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 August, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi provided more evidence today that he has the UIM F2 World Championship under control as he set the early pace in the Grand Prix of Italy.
Al Qemzi, who has carried a 14-point lead over Dutchman Ferdinand ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: UAE Team Emirates has a double bill of racing in Germany next week, starting with one-day WorldTour race, the EuroEyes Cyclassics Hamburg (25 August), which is swiftly followed by a four day race around the country, the Deutchland Tour (29 August – 1 September).
Hamburg is one for the Sprinters and the seven man ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Over 100 leading and emerging, local and international artists, will come together in Dubai from 11th to 14th September in a unique group art exhibition by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor to pay tribute to the Year of Tolerance in the UAE. The spectacular show, which will be held at the 2XL store on Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah, will ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 August 2019: Facebook is announcing two updates to further strengthen Instagram’s security and help protect people who use the platform. First is expanding its Data Abuse Bounty program to include Instagram; second is introducing an invite-only bug bounty program for Checkout on Instagram before it expands beyond the US.
Last April, Facebook ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 20, August 2019: With less than a week to go until the 74th edition of the Vuelta a Espana begins, UAE Team Emirates has revealed its eight man squad for the last Grand Tour of the season.
The group is packed full of experience, with 45 Grand Tours between the riders – 14 of which have been earned at the Vuelta. It will be led by ......read more
Emirati pair head for Grand Prix of Italy aiming for podium double
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19th August, 2019: Rashed Al Qemzi says Team Abu Dhabi’s Italian connection can help him extend his lead in the UIM F2 World Championship in Brindisi this weekend.
The 2017 F2 champion heads into the Grand Prix of Italy holding a 14-point advantage over his nearest rival, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: The week long Vuelta a Burgos proved to be a positive stage race for UAE Team Emirates, after it was animated by a series of strong individual and team performances.
Former World Champion, Rui Costa, ended the race with a respectable 10th spot in an overall classification that was full of highly rated riders. It ......read more
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Dubai, 17 August, 2019: As part of its efforts to spread Islamic culture and human values among the various strata of society, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable activities Department in Dubai (IACAD), revealed the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 07, August 2019: With social media in full bloom, researchers at the United Arab Emirates University are delving deeper into the topic by finding out how Facebook uses the data it has collected.
At the end of last semester, Dr Fida Dankar, Assistant Professor in Security, set out to study the project along with three students from her ......read more
Just AED 99 Entry as Laguna Waterpark Host a Celebration of Caribbean Culture
Dubai, UAE, 6 August 2019: Recognised in the region for incredible promotions and exciting events, Laguna Waterpark continues to celebrate the UAE’s cultural diversity with yet another weekend celebration.
The trendy waterpark has announced it will host Caribbean Fest ......read more
Two in five (39%) consider the time they spend with their children in the car is a valuable time to talk to them
Over a third (35%) believe the car is a safe space where they and their loved ones can open up to one another
The Eid Al Adha long weekend is the ideal time for families and friends to bond during a road trip
06, August ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04, August 2019: The Dubai Sports Council’s “Intaleq” program for the summer of 2019 has come to a close with a number of young Emiratis students - girls and boys - taking advantage of this unique opportunity to gain workplace experience.
The Intaleq program is an initiative launched by Dubai Sports Council to train young ......read more
Harish Chib, Vice President – Middle East & Africa of Sophos explains the seven most important steps in securing the public cloud that every organization can follow.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04, August 2019: The simplicity and cost-effectiveness of the public cloud have lead more and more organizations to take advantage of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft ......read more
Back at the scene of breakthrough F2 victory, Team Abu Dhabi driver aims to build on championship lead
Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates - 03, August 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi, back at the scene of his most significant victory yet in international powerboat racing, has a second UIM F2 World Championship crown firmly in his sights in ......read more
Discover action, adventure, comedy, music and dance along with delectable cuisine
Dubai, 30 July 2019: Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is turning up the heat this summer with unbeatable offers for guests from now until September.
Visitors can discover the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: The second of this year’s Grand Tours - the Tour de France - may have ended, but the racing season is still very much alive for UAE Team Emirates as they send a squad packed full of exciting Italian talent to back up their star sprinter Fernando Gaviria at the Tour of Poland (3-9 August). Gaviria returns to racing after a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: Cycling is one of the most physically demanding sports on the planet and very few races on the professional cycling calendar are as challenging as the Tour de France.
On the 6th July, eight riders from UAE Team Emirates set off to tackle three weeks, 21 stages, five summit finishes and nearly 3,500kms of road ......read more
UAE Team Emirates is set to send a seven-man squad to take part in the second edition of the Adriatica Ionica (25 – 28 July).
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 July 2019: The line-up will be fronted by Jan Polanc, who will be supported by teammates Roberto Ferrari, Sebastian Molano, Manuele Mori, Rui Oliveira, Aleksandr Riabushenko and Rory ......read more
Dubai, 23 July 2019: Get ready for a blast with Cartoon Network this summer season, with a host of delightful activities for kids from 17 July until 17 August at the Expo Centre Sharjah. Kids can immerse themselves in two fun zones – the Football Zone and the Cinema Zone, both featuring some of Cartoon Network’s biggest stars.
Join your favourite heroes – Ben 10 and the ......read more
• The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival committee is accepting digital art, sculpture, film, and student submissions for next year’s Festival until July 31st, 2019
• The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival will return for its 8th edition February 1 – March 31, 2020
• His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi opened the 2019 Festival at the recently ......read more
Torrente, Al Mansoori complete back-to-back race victories on Lake Maggiore
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 22 July, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori completed back-to-back race victories to win the Grand Prix of Italy today for a perfect start to their title defence in the XCAT World Championship.
For the second day in succession, Torrente and Al Mansoori showed ......read more
Emirates to become Official Partner and Airline for tournament to be hosted for first time in Iraq
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 July 2019: Emirates has today announced an agreement which will see it as the Official Partner and Airline for the ninth edition of the West Asian Football Federation Championship, taking place in Erbil and Karbala, Iraq from 2-14 August ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 July 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ Jasper Philipsen and Alexander Kristoff finished 7th and 9th respectively in today’s sprint finish, despite a mechanical in the final 500m that prevented Kristoff from fully exploiting another impressive lead out from the team’s up and coming young Belgian rider. The race was won by a matter ......read more
Dubai, 17 July 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the Middle East, is hosting a live concert with leading Indian playback singer Amit Kumar on July 26th, where he will perform some of his classic hits.
Versatile singer Amit Kumar, the son of legendary playback singer Kishore Kumar, will pay tribute to his father ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: On July 15th, at Liverpool Football Club's Anfield Stadium, MG Motor signed a contract with Liverpool FC that sees the British-born automotive brand become the world-famous football club’s official global partner.
With British sporting spirit in its DNA, MG Motor will further extend its status as an international ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: Popular Indian stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra, entertained guests with a hilarious no-holds-barred show on July 12 at the Rajmahal Theatre at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region.
This was Kamra’s ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 July 2019: Instagram has announced it is rolling out new tools to help lead the fight against online bullying. The tools are grounded in a deep understanding of how people bully each other and how they respond to bullying on Instagram and are only two steps on a longer path.
Instagram has been using artificial intelligence (AI) for years to detect bullying ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: The Maison KARL LAGERFELD is pleased to announce the launch of “A Tribute to Karl: The White Shirt Project,” to celebrate the late creative director’s legacy through one of his most beloved styles: the white shirt.
Artists, actors, models, designers and friends of Karl have been invited to create their ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ Jasper Philipsen secured a top 10 finish on stage 10 of the Tour de France after a thrilling sprint finish in the French town of Albi.
It was a tough day at the saddle with strong winds, evident as the peloton got to the final 60km and the pace was upped in an attempt to reign in the breakaway ......read more
All-Emirati crew claim commanding race win while Torrente, Al Qemzi, Al Tayer, Abbate secure title on Necko Lake
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 15 July, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi wrapped up their first major powerboat racing title of the season today as Shaun Torrente, Rashed Al Qemzi, Rashed Al Tayer and Italian Tullio Abbate clinched the World Endurance Championships in Augustów, ......read more
Football’s Top International Youth Tournament
Dubai, UAE – July 15, 2019: du LaLiga High Performance Center (HPC) announced today that its U14 teams have won the IberCup, the top international youth football tournament, which took place this year in Spain between July 9-13.
The IberCup brought together the world’s strongest academies from across Europe, ......read more