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Aldar hired to build new $272m Abu Dhabi media free zone

twofour54, Abu Dhabi's media and entertainment free zone, has appointed Aldar Properties to be the developer of its new, permanent home which will be...

UAE weather: light rain to persist in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

ABU DHABI // Light rain is expected in the capital and Dubai on Monday as partly cloudy weather continues across the country. Light rain was...

Arab Bank Group reports 20% growth in net profits in 2016

Arab Bank Group announced its 2016 results reporting a growth of 20% percent in net profits. Net operating income before provisions and taxes exceeded...

Abu Dhabi offers Dh15b projects

Abu Dhabi is encouraging the public private partnership (PPP) concept by offering 100 development projects valuing Dh15 billion to private investors in the next four years, a top official said.

The return of the railway – Eastern promise

Abu Dhabi is proposing to construct a metro line and two new light rail lines, the first phase of which should be completed by 2017.

Abu Dhabi named safest city in the Middle East

Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the Middle East and one of the 25 safest cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2015.

Khalifa University holds Mobile Application Contest 2011

Khalifa University today held the sixth annual Mobile Application Contest (MAC) in Abu Dhabi. This contest focuses on promoting an environment which fosters the creation of innovative mobile applications in the UAE and the Middle East, and provides participants with an opportunity to develop and demonstrate their mobile computing skills.

NBAD Opens New Branch in Abu Dhabi Int’l Airport

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, launched a new branch (Sky Park Plaza branch) in Abu Dhabi International Airport, Terminal 3, taking the total number of NBAD's branches across the UAE to 110 branches.

UAE to put satellites into orbit

Yahsat, a Mubadala subsidiary, is on track to launch two satellites in 2011 (Y1A and Y1B), making it the region's first satellite operator to launch a hybrid satellite system. The satellites will provide customised satellite solutions for government entities such as the UAE Armed Forces and the Abu Dhabi Police, as well as the commercial sector.

A trip to Abu Dhabi is like the Arabian version of...

With its camel treks, sunset walks, extravagant hotels and Ferrari World - the world's largest indoor theme park - Abu Dhabi, the opulent capital of the United Arab Emirates, might just be the best stopover destination in the world. Billions have been spent on audacious skyscrapers and extravagant hotels, as well as infrastructure and education, in a state where the average adult is three times wealthier than a decade ago.