ABU DHABI Top Stories

The National: ABU DHABI // Henk ten Cate has put talks about his future with Al Jazira on hold as he seeks to enjoy and then recuperate from their President's Cup success. The Abu Dhabi club defeated Al Ain 6-5 on penalties in a dramatic shootout at Zayed...
The National: Al Ain 1-1 Al Jazira (Jazira win 6-5 on penalties) Al Ain: Douglas 64' Jazira: Mabkhout 44' Man of the match: Ali Kasheif (Al Jazira) ABU DHABI // Mohanad Salem struck the woodwork, the fourth and final time for Al Ain, the one that wrecked their President's...
The National: ABU DHABI // Al Ghadeer's management company has ducked a dispute with residents by agreeing to let the community's feathered friends stay. After The National's report on the ducks' eviction order last week, Khidmah has backed off. An outcry from residents who...
The National: DUBAI // Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, met Chad president Idriss Deby in Zabeel Palace on Sunday. Chad has large untapped natural resources such as agriculture, minerals, water...
The National: ABU DHABI // Etihad's new chief executive said he hoped for continued collaboration between the UAE's national airline and Nicole Kidman as its new 360-degree virtual reality advertisement featuring the Oscar winner garnered hundreds of thousands of views....
The Washington Times: DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A Dubai court has sentenced an American businessman to 15 years in prison after convicting him on theft and fraud charges. Abu Dhabi government-owned daily The National said Zack Shahin was sentenced Sunday at the Dubai...
The Examiner: Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman has a new role as star of Etihad Airways 360-degree virtual reality film 'Reimagine'. This is quite a departure for the famous beauty. It marks the first time a major star has acted in movie produced by an airline (albeit a...
Bloomberg: Oil slumps. Middle Eastern patients cancel treatments abroad. Thai hospital stocks slide. It’s the butterfly effect in action. Weak growth outlooks in the Gulf states are prompting greater competition from local clinics, stemming the flow of visitors to the...
The National: ABU DHABI // Changes to Twitter are not likely to arrest the social media platform's slide in the UAE and region. A study by Northwestern University found Twitter use among Emiratis had "fallen significantly" in the past two years. The study found 55 per cent...
The National: ABU DHABI // The Ministry of Interior has asked community members not to sympathise with beggars, ahead of Ramadan. The ministry has...
The National: ABU DHABI // Free Wi-Fi could soon be provided in all taxis in the emirate. The Centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars, or Transad, is in talks with a company to supply its 7,645 Abu Dhabi taxis with access to the internet for passengers. "We started...
The National: Abu Dhabi is planning to double the size of its industrial base as a percentage of its GDP as it seeks to diversify its economy away from oil, said the chairman of the Department of Economic Development on Sunday. Ali Majed Al Mansoori said the Government will...
Gulf News: Bike equipped with tools to cut open vehicles and rescue accident victims ......