Abu Dhabi aims to be No. 1 destination for Indians

As more and more Indians are flocking to the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi Tourism is stepping up its efforts to become the number one destination for visitors from the country, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) said.

Etihad, Gulf Air re-route Iraq flights

Two Gulf-based airlines on Saturday announced that they have re-routed flights over Iraq because of the deteriorating security situation there, even as Turkish Airlines said it has resumed flights to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil.

‘Bang Bang’ teaser strikes gold!

The teaser trailer of ‘Bang Bang’ has garnered as many as 10 million hits ever since it was launched on July 22.

Abu Dhabi-bound flight aborts take-off following problem

An Abu Dhabi-bound flight with around 117 passengers and crew on board aborted take-off following a `technical problem`, airport officials said.

Seven mn-year-old fossilised monkey tooth discovered in UAE

A fossilised monkey specimen, believed to be 6.5 to 8 million years old, has been discovered by scientists on Shuwaihat Island in Abu Dhabi’s western region, Al Gharbia, in the United Arab Emirates.

First Look: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif’s ‘Bang Bang’

The first look of Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Bang Bang’ is out.

First MERS case confirmed in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has confirmed the first case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS) after a man returned from the US via Abu Dhabi was found afflicted with it.

High security on `Bang Bang` set in Abu Dhabi

Director Siddharth Anand is ensuring tight security during the Abu Dhabi schedule of ‘Bang Bang’.

New species added to invertebrates list after UAE discovery

A new species has been added to the global list of invertebrates after an unexpected discovery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Indian origin US citizen detained at airport

An Indian origin US citizen on way from New York to Jaipur via Abu Dhabi was detained here for illegally carrying white stones of zirconium worth Rs 33 lakh, gold worth Rs 7 lakh and Rs one lakh in cash in Etihad flight, a senior customs official said.

NY, London, Barcelona, Abu Dhabi in race for next IIFA event

New York, London, Barcelona, and Abu Dhabi are some of the cities that are being considered to host next year`s International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony.

Two years on, body of Indian man still lying in UAE morgue

The body of an Indian technician has been lying at a mortuary here for nearly two years as his family members refused to claim his body.

It`s `Bang Bang` time in Abu Dhabi

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif are likely to fly to Abu Dabhi for a month for the shooting of their new film ‘Bang Bang’.

$60-mn UAE aid package for Syrian refugees

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced an aid package of 220 million dirhams (USD 60 million) for Syrian refugees in response to an appeal from the UN.

Indian expatriate stranded for five days at UAE airport

An Indian expatriate was stranded at the Abu Dhabi airport in the United Arab Emirates for five days, while on way to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, after he mistakenly left back his passport in an aircraft while changing flights.

Abu Dhabi court upholds Indian`s death sentence for schoolgirl rape

An appeals court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday upheld the death sentence of an Indian janitor for raping a seven-year-old schoolgirl in Abu Dhabi.

Ali Fazal to join `Fast & Furious 7` team in Abu Dhabi

The shooting of Hollywood film "Fast & Furious 7", which had been postponed following actor Paul Walker`s sudden demise in a car crash, will be resumed with a schedule in Abu Dhabi.

UAE summons Iraqi envoy

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has summoned Iraq`s ambassador and lodged a protest against the Iraqi prime minister`s statement that Saudi Arabia was funding terrorism.

Two killed in UAE military plane crash

A trainer of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force crashed Thursday killing its two occupants.

Rolling Stones rock Abu Dhabi in first Middle East show

Vintage hell-raisers, the Rolling Stones played their first ever concert in the Middle east on Friday - a gig to 30,000, mostly Western fans in culturally conservative Abu Dhabi.