Will Dubai get the first Michelin Guide in the Middle East?

(CNN) - Could Dubai be the first place in the Middle East to get a Michelin guide? That's the rumor going around -- and it was started by none other than Michael Ellis, international director of the Michelin Guide. At the last Global Restaurant Investment ... ( read original story ...)

Murray to play Verdasco in Dubai final

REUTERS: World number one Andy Murray overpowered Lucas Pouille 7-5 6-1 on Friday to reach the Dubai Championships final in which he will play Fernando Verdasco. Briton Murray lost his serve twice to Pouille in the opening set but the top seed broke the ... ( read original story ...)

Verdasco reaches first final of year in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In a match between unseeded players, Fernando Verdasco defeated Robin Haase 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-1 to reach the Dubai Tennis Championships final on Friday. Verdasco upset sixth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round and ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Horse Racing: Super Saturday

The world’s richest day of racing, the Dubai World Cup is just three weeks away and Meydan Racecourse is all set to stage the official dress rehearsal – Super Saturday with a seven race card. The official feature race on the night is the Group 1 Al ... ( read original story ...)

UAE committed to supporting innovation — Mohammad

Dubai: The UAE is committed to supporting innovation as it is the key to the future, said His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Innovation will enable the UAE to not only ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Armed Forces is bulwark of nation: Mohammad

ABU DHABI: The UAE Armed Forces are the bulwark of the nation and with their strong determination and equipment, they are always ready to defend the UAE and protect its interests, tweeted His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE vice-president receives Philippines foreign minister

According to the UAE News Agency (WAM), Shaikh Mohammed and Yasay reviewed relations between the UAE and the Philippines and ways to enhance them in various fields. Shaikh Mohammed was also briefed about the outcomes of the meeting between Dr. Anwar bin ... ( read original story ...)

UAE president makes ‘private’ visit abroad

UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan left his country on Wednesday for a “private” visit abroad, the UAE’s official news agency has reported. It is the third trip of its kind since 2014, when it was announced that al-Nahyan had suffered a stroke. ( read original story ...)

Dubai installs new cameras to trap queue jumpers

Motorists who cut lanes in front of other drivers will be spotted by Dubai Police's new, locally made, traffic cameras. According to the official Facebook page pf Dubai Police, Major-General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for ... ( read original story ...)