France’s Macron, Arab leaders unveil Louvre Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — French President Emmanuel Macron joined Arab kings and other rulers on Wednesday to inaugurate the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a decade after his country signed an over $1.2 billion agreement to share the name and art of the world ... ( read original story ...)

France’s Macron, Arab leaders tour the Louvre Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — French President Emmanuel Macron took his first walk Wednesday night through the galleries of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a decade after his country signed an over $1.2 billion agreement to share the name and some of the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE humanitarian efforts praised

in support of South Sudan refugees and local communities in equal measure," the UAE News Agency (WAM) reported today. The donation will support the implementation of water, education and shelter projects as well as professional training. The projects are ... ( read original story ...)

Traffic diversions in Dubai on Thursday

Dubai: If you’re driving near Ibn Battuta Mall on Thursday, watch out for road diversions and possible delays on your journey. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has announced that it will be carrying out road works as part of its expansion ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah boy, 14, turns inspirational author

Sharjah: A 14-year-old Sharjah boy will be making his debut as a published author at the Sharjah International Book Fair on Saturday with the launch of his first book. Aryan Muralidharan, who is from India and lives in Sharjah with his parents, has pledged ... ( read original story ...)

Woman dies after being hit by car in Sharjah

Sharjah: A 63-year-old woman has died after being hit by a speeding car while crossing the road in Sharjah's Al Majaz 3 area, according to Sharjah Police on Tuesday. The incident happened at around 7:50pm on Monday, police said. The Pakistani woman was ... ( read original story ...)

French minister on Macron’s UAE visit

Paris: The upcoming visit of French President Emmanuel Macron for the grand opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi on November 11 demonstrates the ... the French minister said in a statement to state news agency, WAM, ahead of the opening of the landmark museum. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Safari ticket pricing revealed

Dubai: Ticket rates at soon-to-open Dubai Safari will range from Dh20 to Dh30 for children and Dh50 to Dh85 for adults, Gulf News can exclusively reveal. Children below three, adults above 60 and people of determination (special needs) will enjoy the visit ... ( read original story ...)

Trump could let the UAE buy F-35 jets

It’s not a ‘yes’ yet, but I’m pretty sure it’s going to happen once the dust settles,” a former Pentagon official told Defense News. He was referring to the ongoing dispute between the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain with Qatar ― a rift the ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince receives Hariri

Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Tuesday received Lebanon’s outgoing Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri. The two sides discussed the brotherly ... ( read original story ...)