UAE observes Commemoration Day with a silent prayer

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, joined citizens and residents in a minute of silence at the Oasis of Dignity (Wahat Al Karama) to mark Commemoration Day. ( read original story ...)

Pleasant weather during UAE National Day

The sea [Arabian Gulf] will be very nice for everybody — especially for those who are planning any activities on Thursday and Friday,” a forecaster from the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), told Gulf News. Dubai, Abu Dhabi ... ( read original story ...)

Carpenter to attempt 1,050km Peace Walk across UAE

Dubai: A Pakistani carpenter who said he has walked across the UAE previously will again attempt his self-styled 1,050km Peace Walk across all seven emirates in honour of the UAE, starting on National Day (December 2) from Hatta. Mohammad Idris Malek, 56 ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s 1990 World Cup journey now a documentary

He and his crew had to hunt for footage of the UAE in its early days. He reached out to Abu Dhabi TV for video and news publications, such as Gulf News, for stills. He also approached Fifa for videos of World Cup matches. “It was tough. It was very tough ... ( read original ...

UAE leaders pay tributes on ocassion of Commemoration Day

Abu Dhabi: The anniversary of the nation’s martyrs will remain present in the memory of generations and immortal in the conscience of the UAE people, President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said. In a statement released on the ... ( read original story ...)

New highway connects Abu Dhabi to Dubai

Abu Dhabi: Motorists travelling between Abu Dhabi and Dubai can now use a new stretch of highway, the Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road, which was opened to vehicular traffic on Tuesday. The new 62-kilometre road, which connects to the Shaikh ... ( read original story ...)

NASA Collaborates with UAE for Mars Probe

to power up the communications aspect of UAE's Mars spacecraft set to reach the red planet by 2021. A NASA official during an interview with Gulf News said that the agreement confirms the collaboration between the two nations. "We want to work very closely ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi GP 2016 driver ratings

Despite dominating the last four races of a topsy-turvy 2016 season and hurling psychological bodyshots and controversial tactics in his team-mate's direction at the Abu Dhabi finale, he must relinquish the championship. After a near faultless weekend's ... ( read original story ...)

Look: Dubai ruler at Abu Dhabi Formula 1

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai attended the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Located at Yas Marina Circuit, the final race of the 2016 ... ( read original story ...)