Abu Dhabi sets up coral reef monitoring stations
Abu Dhabi sets up coral reef monitoring stations

Abu Dhabi authorities have set up 10 new monitoring and control stations for surveying the condition of its coral reefs, a media report said on Tuesday.

UAE imposes harsh penalties for religious crimes

 The United Arab Emirates on Monday announced new legislation imposing harsh sentences including the death penalty for crimes related to religious hatred and Sunni extremism.

Abu Dhabi deports Australian for `insulting` Facebook post

An Australian woman was deported from the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday after being arrested and fined for "insulting" social media posts, according to a judicial source in Abu Dhabi.

Iran nuclear deal could turn `new page` for Gulf: UAE

The United Arab Emirates Tuesday welcomed the historic nuclear deal agreed by world powers and Iran, with an official saying it could turn a "new page" for the Gulf region.

UAE woman executed for killing American teacher

The United Arab Emirates executed a UAE woman early on Monday for the militant-inspired killing of an American kindergarten teacher in December 2014, the state news agency WAM reported. 

UAE: Forgotten by father, child dies in locked car

A four-year-old boy died of suffocation and high temperature after his father locked him inside his car and forgot about him in United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said on Saturday.

Formula One: Late start, record 21 races in 2016 season
Formula One: Late start, record 21 races in 2016 season

The 2016 Formula One season could start nearly a month later than usual and feature a record 21 races, with Azerbaijan hosting one for the first time, the sport`s governing body said Friday.

UAE expat woman and child infected with MERS

Two United Arab Emirates (UAE) expatriates - a woman and an 11-year-old child - were found infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, a media report said on Monday.

Solar Impulse takes off on delayed Pacific flight

The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft took off early Sunday for a flight over the Pacific Ocean, a spokeswoman said, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.

Abu Dhabi surgeons rebuild teenager's jaw using 3D technique

A team of maxillofacial surgeons or head and neck specialists in an Abu Dhabi-based hospital, has rebuilt a teenager's jaw using 3D technology after removing a tumour.

'Baby', 'Bang Bang' boost tourism in Abu Dhabi
'Baby', 'Bang Bang' boost tourism in Abu Dhabi

 Superstar Akshay Kumar-starrer "Baby" and Hrithik Roshan's "Bang Bang" have encouraged tourism in Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates, according to its Film Commission.

Abu Dhabi Film Festival discontinued after eight editions

 The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has been scrapped after eight editions during which the event gradually earned a significant spot on the international circuit.

American's alleged killer to face UAE psychiatrist tests

An Abu Dhabi court on Tuesday ordered psychiatric tests on an Emirati woman accused of two jihad-inspired attacks against Americans including the murder of a teacher in a shopping mall toilet.

Qatar F1 race hopes appear to remain distant
Qatar F1 race hopes appear to remain distant

Qatar`s hopes of joining the Formula One calendar in the near future appear to have receded after commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone indicated he was unlikely to add a third Middle Eastern race to the schedule just yet.

Pioneer Adderly Fong eyes China`s first F1 drive
Pioneer Adderly Fong eyes China`s first F1 drive

Hong Kong`s Adderly Fong is hoping to blaze a trail for Chinese motorsport by becoming the country`s first Formula One driver -- and explode a few myths along the way.

UAE sandstorm disrupts air traffic in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

A major sandstorm across the United Arab Emirates has disrupted air traffic at airports in Dubai on Thursday, according to authorities, while online flight data showed Abu Dhabi was also impacted by the bad weather.

Health experts defend e-cigarettes despite concerns

Health experts at an anti-tobacco conference in Abu Dhabi defended e-cigarettes on Friday, dismissing widespread concerns that the devices could lure adolescents into nicotine addiction.

Tobacco use on decline but govts must intensify action: WHO

The rate of tobacco use is declining and non-smoking is becoming the new norm worldwide, the WHO has said.

Solar Impulse team miffed with India over delay in immigration clearance

With a part of the Solar Impulse team stuck in Ahmedabad over immigration clearance to pilot Bertrand Piccard, took to Twitter to express their disappointment.

Bloomberg, Gates launch anti-tobacco industry fund

Billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates launched a joint fund in Abu Dhabi Wednesday to help developing countries pass tobacco-control laws in their legal battle with industry giants.