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Woman seeks sex change in first for UAE

An Emirati woman has sought leave to have a sex change operation in what would be a first for the United Arab Emirates, newspapers reported today.

Pakistan announces T20 squad for series against West Indies, Umar Akmal returns

Pakistan announces T20 squad for series against West Indies, Umar Akmal returns

Akmal was named in a 15-member squad which will play three T20 internationals against the world champions.

Solar Impulse 2 completes historic round-the-world trip: Incredible welcome for pilots in Abu Dhabi (Watch)

Solar Impulse 2 completes historic round-the-world trip: Incredible welcome for pilots in Abu Dhabi (Watch)

Solar Impulse 2 has completed a 40,000-km journey in 17 legs. It has taken more than 500 hours of flying over the Arabian Sea, India, Myanmar, China, the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, the US, southern Europe and North Africa.

World touring solar plane's final departure to UAE delayed

The Solar Impulse 2 had been scheduled to leave Cairo for Abu Dhabi.

Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

The Solar Impulse 2 left southern Spain on its way to Egypt on Monday.

Abu Dhabi hotel guests to pay new fee on bills - Know what it is

Hotel guests in Abu Dhabi will start paying a municipal fee of four percent of their hotel bill and an additional charge per night starting from June 1.

See pic: This is how Abu Dhabi looks at night!

See pic: This is how Abu Dhabi looks at night!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been tweeting many amazing images of the Earth from space.

Rare heavy rain shuts UAE schools, disrupts flights

Schools in the United Arab Emirates were ordered to shut on Wednesday after rare heavy rain hit the desert Gulf state, causing flights to be suspended and flooding roads.

Varun Dhawan wraps 'Dishoom' Abu Dhabi shoot!

Varun Dhawan wraps 'Dishoom' Abu Dhabi shoot!

Topping the headlines with curiosity for his upcoming project, Varun Dhawan has wrapped his 'Dishoom' shooting schedule in Abu Dhabi.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde urges Gulf states to bring in taxes

IMF chief Christine Lagarde urges Gulf states to bring in taxes

The International Monetary Fund chief urged on Monday oil-exporting Gulf countries to introduce taxes, warning that low crude prices are likely to stay for an "extended period".

Etihad Airways registers record passenger figures in India

Etihad Airways registers record passenger figures in India

Gulf carrier Etihad Airways along with partner Jet Airways has carried a record 3.3 million people between Abu Dhabi and India in 2015, registering a 63 per cent growth in passenger traffic.

India, UAE sign 7 agreements to step up bilateral cooperation

India, UAE sign 7 agreements to step up bilateral cooperation

Expanding economic engagement, particularly in oil and renewable energy sector and increasing UAE's investment in India, was a major focus area at the deliberations.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Zayed Al Nahyan calls on President

 Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan pays tribute at Rajghat

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday visited Rajghat and laid a wreath at the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

PM Modi breaks protocol to receive Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Al Nahyan

Boosting trade ties by ramping up UAE's investment in India and stepping up defence and security cooperation in the wake of rising threat of ISIS are set to be the major focus of talks between Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday.

Convicted al Qaeda supporter, US face off in medical malpractice trial

A New York man serving a 15-year prison sentence for providing support to al Qaeda is urging a federal judge to award him $7 million because of a medical condition he says went untreated while in U.S. custody.

'Dishoom' team gets royal treat in Abu Dhabi

'Dishoom' team gets royal treat in Abu Dhabi

UAE Culture Minister has welcomed the entire cast of 'Dishoom' film.

Rafael Nadal starts 2016 with a bang; captures 3rd  Mubadala World Tennis Championship title

Rafael Nadal starts 2016 with a bang; captures 3rd Mubadala World Tennis Championship title

Nadal had previously won this professional tennis exhibition tournament in 2010 and 2011.

Vidya Balan hospitalised for suspected kidney stone

Vidya Balan hospitalised for suspected kidney stone

 Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has been admitted at a city-based hospital for a suspected kidney stone. "Vidya is currently in expert hands at Hinduja Hospital and is well on her way to recovery," Vidya's spokesperson said in a statement here on Wednesday.

Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer to begin new season in Abu Dhabi

Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer to begin new season in Abu Dhabi

Murray, Djokovic will not be playing in the championship despite being the finalists at last year's edition.