Abu Dhabi teenager to fight for ‘Fittest on earth’ tag

Abu Dhabi: It was during a boot camp in late January that 15-year ... so this country is pretty much my home,” a beaming Fahmy told Gulf News. The annual competition is divided into three stages: The Open, The Regionals, and the Finale, which is the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE eases restrictions on Qatari media group

Channels owned by Qatar-based BeIN Media were back on the air in the UAE this weekend after being unblocked by local telecoms service providers. That's good news for sports fans and cartoon lovers. BeIN holds the regional TV rights to top flight soccer ... ( read original story ...)

UAE minister: no dialogue with Qatar until it revises policies

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates, one of four Arab countries that have imposed sanctions on Qatar, said on Saturday that Doha needed to change its policies before a dialogue could take place. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi residents fined for cramped living

Abu Dhabi: A total of 40 fines have been issued to residents in the capital for living in conditions that violate the emirate’s residential laws, the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City announced in a statement on Saturday. The residents were found living in ... ( read original story ...)

Market scales tested across Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A total of 4,871 measuring instruments have been checked by the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) over the last six months. The QCC inspected the accuracy of trading scales, gold and jewellery scales, perfume scales, shipping scales ... ( read original story ...)

The Club represents history of Abu Dhabi’s growth

told Gulf News. The 55-year-old club’s growth from its capacity to host 3,000 members in the past to 4,500 members at present reflects the growth of Abu Dhabi as well. “Now Abu Dhabi residents have a large number of options to enjoy the facilities of a ... ( read original story ...)

University in Abu Dhabi simulates galaxy formation

Abu Dhabi: Scientists at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have successfully simulated the formation of galaxies through the creation of a supercomputer — 6,000 connected processors that accurately display how galaxies are formed in our universe. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi to help build 1,000 apartments in east London

State-owned Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Co (ADNEC ... according to a report by Molior London seen by Bloomberg News. ADNEC bought ExCel, London’s largest events space, in 2008 for £318mn ($415m). The venue, which hosted multiple events at the ... ( read original story ...)