Abu Dhabi Said to Improve Oil-Investor Returns With New Terms

Abu Dhabi’s state energy producer, which is seeking more partners to develop its fields, improved some terms in an oil-production partnership to offer greater returns to international companies such as BP Plc and Total SA, according to people with ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Tour: Kittel marvels at come-from-behind sprint victory

Marcel Kittel's second sprint victory at the Dubai Tour was much more chaotic than his first, but the German says he took more enjoyment from pulling out a winning effort, despite a late push to reach the front of the race. On stage 1, Kittel's sprint win ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s first honey festival opens in Hatta

Hussain Nasser Lootah, director-general of Dubai Municipality, inaugurated the four-day festival ... and also encourage the use of this healthy food product,” he told Gulf News. From live bees and fresh beehives to huge machinery used in honey production ... ( read original story ...)

Shaikh Mohammad stops to watch cycling tour in Dubai

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, took time off on Tuesday to watch the fourth edition of the Dubai Tour. Shaikh Mohammad watched the cyclists as they made their way ... ( read original story ...)

In a first, Emirati foreign minister defends Trump visa ban

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat on Wednesday came out in defence of President Donald Trump's order temporarily barring citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The comments by ... ( read original story ...)

School bus catches fire in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A fire broke out in a school bus this morning, engulfing the vehicle on the outskirts of the capital near Mohammad Bin Zayed City. Official sources told Gulf News that the bus belonged to the British International School Abu Dhabi, a private ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Tour: Kittel savours his first win on disc brakes

Kittel is the only rider at the Dubai Tour using disc brakes, and the news has sparked lots of interest from his fellow riders. Other riders had seen photos of Kittel's bike on Cyclingnews and peppered him questions about disc brakes in the professional ... ( read original story ...)