UAE films now eligible for Oscar nomination

Emirati director Abdullah Al Kaabi called this fantastic news. “For us filmmakers from the UAE, it’s always been kind of hard working in this industry, because we don’t have an umbrella or institute that we can work under — a national institute for ... ( read original story ...)

Revealed: The most dangerous day of the week on UAE roads

Dubai: Road rage is a common sight in the UAE during Ramadan, as tempers flare up, fender benders occur and motorists exceed the speed limit as they make their way home. According to recent research, there is one day of the week in particular when the most ... ( read original story ...)

Little women stand tall at Dubai fashion show

The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to "reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty", brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai this week for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity ... ( read original story ...)

Ivanka Trump fund takes $100M from Saudi Arabia, UAE

As Trump traveled the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged $100 million to a fund for women entrepreneurs proposed by Ivanka Trump, according to a report. The massive donation comes in spite of Trump, as a presidential candidate ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Doctors Save Newborn With Liver Outside Body

Dubai: Surgeons in Abu Dhabi have saved a child who was born with a portion of his small intestine as well as his entire liver outside his body. The organs hung from a huge spherical sac sealed by a thin membranous lining from the umbilicus, according to ... ( read original story ...)

10 new schools to open in Dubai from September

The news of the new schools could come as a relief for parents struggling with the prospect of higher fees. Earlier this week, the KHDA, which has carried out inspections of 159 of 185 private schools across Dubai during this academic year, paved the way ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Police launches unique service

Abu Dhabi: Motorists can now register and license their vehicles through auto agencies and showrooms, according to a new service launched by Abu Dhabi Police on Saturday. The newly introduced service comes as part of Abu Dhabi Police strategy and aims to ... ( read original story ...)