Augmented Reality (AR) powered filter, hosted on Egyptian Food Bank Instagram page, aims to combat food wastage during the Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: Instagram has teamed up with regional creative agency TBWA/Raad for its new campaign, #Stopfoodwaste, that aims to address the problem of food wastage during Ramadan. Using the brand’s latest AR technology, TBWA/RAAD created a filter that allows people to create Ramadan meals with minimal leftovers.
Hosted on the Egyptian Food Bank’s social channels, the new filter offers users multiple recipes with the option to size up or down based on how many people will be sharing a meal. Egyptian Food Bank is a non-profit organization that specializes in fighting hunger through innovation and diversity. The new filter will be ......read more
● أبطال_الخير# (Heroes Of Good) to launch during the last week of the holy month
● Campaign highlights individuals who have positively impacted the community during Ramadan amidst an unprecedented time
17th May 2020: In the lead up to Eid Al Fitr, Twitter has launched أبطال_الخير# (Heroes of Good), a Ramadan campaign centred around celebrating people who have spread hope through their acts of kindness. Launched yesterday, the campaign which will run until the 20th of May encourages people to either nominate their Ramadan hero, an individual who has gone the extra mile during this month or reshare positive stories that have made this Ramadan memorable, especially given the circumstances.
This year, 17 million Tweets were monitored about Ramadan in the month leading into ......read more
• An initiative to enhance the imagination and artistic creativity of emerging talent
• Spreading the values of beauty and entertainment among the UAE community
• Giving upcoming generations new experiences and life skills
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 May 2020: As part of an initiative that aspires to develop the capabilities of emerging generations in the field of making puppets using various materials and employing them theatrically as well as consolidate the horizons of imagination and artistic creativity, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organising puppet making and animating workshops using the ‘Zoom’ programme and under the supervision of narrator and puppet director Ilham Al Hajj. This comes as part of the Dubai Performing Arts Programme that ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020: Dubai Sports Council convened a virtual forum for female players of Dubai clubs this week, under the leadership of Rawda Al Mahrazi, Chairwomen of the Council’s Women’s Sports Committee, and more than 40 players from different clubs participated in the forum.
HH Sheikha Shamsa Bint Hasher Al Maktoum, member of the Board of UAE Volleyball Association, attended the forum and thanked Dubai Sports Council for the initiative.
She said: “The entire world is currently passing through a tough stage, and we need to unite our efforts and comply with the instructions of the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management. At the same time, we need to keep encouraging our females to continue exercising at home.
“Exercising regularly is important, even if ......read more
TV Series - Twitter data
Second week of Ramadan (2nd - 8th May)
Peak in conversation
Here is the peak in Arabic conversations around TV series:
● People Tweeted most on Tuesdays
● People Tweeted most at 10pm local time
● People Tweeted most on Tuesdays
● People Tweeted most at 11pm local time
● People Tweeted most on Thursdays
● People Tweeted most at 8pm local time
Top Ramadan series related topics
1. #البرنس (Al-Prince)
2. #مخرج_7 (Makhraj 7)
3. #قلبي_اطمأن (Qalby Etmaan)
4. #رامز_مجنون_رسمي (Ramez Majnun Rasmi)
5. #ام_هارون (Umm Harun)
6. #خيانة_عهد (Khiyanit Ahid)
7. #الاختيار (Al Ekhteyar)
Most active celebrities on Twitter
1. Egyptian actor @AsserYassin
2. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020:
We are really excited to announce that the #StayHomeWithTishTash sessions have officially kicked off and we are already receiving great feedback.
#StayHomeWithTishTash is a unique series of over 100 virtual masterclasses, activities and workshops to help stem the boredom of lockdown and inspire you to learn and enjoy the comfort of your own homes.
They’re all FREE to attend, held on the Zoom, you can do as many as you like and they’re open to all wherever in the world they may be, so share with your friends and families too!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: UAE Team Emirates is pleased to announce that young Slovenian talent Tadej Pogačar has extended his contract which will keep him at the Emirati team until the end of 2024.
Tadej Pogačar: “I am happy to continue my relationship with UAE Team Emirates. I turned professional here and I feel very comfortable with everyone. I believe in the team and I want to be part of this ambitious project. The next five years will be fundamental for the team and for my career, with the hope that they will be fruitful years for both parties ”.
Matar Suhail Al Yabhouni Al Dhaheri, president of the Emirati squad: “Our team has a long-term plan and we are happy that such a talented young man like Tadej has committed to our ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
PARIS, FRANCE (March 31, 2020) – KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms. Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand family. Examples ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 04, 2020: KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms. Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand ......read more
Young Spaniard joins on a long-term contract
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2020: UAE Team Emirates will continue their commitment to developing young talent by signing 17-year old Spanish rider Juan Ayuso on a five year deal with the team.
The promising youngster is the current Spanish Junior National Champion and holds 6 victories to his name so far in 2020.
As part of his development, Ayuso will spend his first contract year with a development team with the objective of gaining experience and making a gradual transition to the professional ranks.
Ayuso, who hails from the Spanish province of Alicante, has taken the domestic junior ranks by storm and was quickly picked up on the radar of UAE Team manager Matxin Fernandez.
Joxean ......read more
©My Salah Mat، سجادة صلاة تفاعلية فريدة لتعليم الأطفال الصلاة، أصبحت متاحة الآن أيضًا في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي.
امنح هداية الصلاة وساعد الأطفال من عمر 3 سنوات ليتعلموا الصلاة بشغف ويحبون كيفية أدائها.
من منا لا يرغب برؤية أطفاله وقد أصبحوا راشدين صالحين يتمتعون بالصحة والسعادة؟! ولتحقيق ذلك، هناك الكثير الذي يجب أن نعلمهم إياه، ونتيح لهم أن بكونوا على دراية به وتجربته. تعليم أطفالنا كيفية الصلاة واجب على كل مسلم ومساعدة طول حياتهم يمكننا منحها لهم ليعيشوا حياة مفيدة وسعيدة.
يعد اللعب تجربة تعلم أساسية يحتاجها الأطفال لنموهم الجسدي والعقلي والروحي. ولذلك سيتم طرح سجادة صلاتي، وهي سجادة صلاة تعليمية تفاعلية في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي في شهر رمضان المبارك.
سجادة صلاتي هي سجادة صلاة تفاعلية صُمّمت لتعليم الأطفال كيفية أداء صلاة المسلمين بطريقة ممتعة من خلال اللعب والتكنولوجيا. تحتوي سجادة صلاتي على أزرار لمس ......read more
• A community-based initiative that supports the ‘10 Million Meals’ campaign, the largest national campaign to support vulnerable families
• Meals Delivery to workers safely while adhering to social distancing
• The humane face of culture in an image that embodies the values of tolerance and social cohesion inherent in Dubai
• This move is part of Dubai Culture’s vision to support talent and provide them with an opportunity to communicate their creativity to the public.
• A free campaign based on creating a virtual restaurant that allows community members to contribute Ramadan meals
• In this campaign embodeis our societal and cultural responsibility towards stimulating the spirit of good and giving in the UAE society
• The initiative ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 28, 2020: Complementing modest fashion with classy statement shoes and accessories, Steve Madden Ramadan Capsule Collection, showcases designs to match the revelry of the occasion.
The collection boasts of some eclectic uppers on varied soles to carry you from your work desk to Iftar table in equal ease.
Annual contest is in its tenth edition
Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2020: wasl properties, one of the largest real estate development and management companies in Dubai, has announced its celebration of the spirit of the holy month by launching its Ramadan competition that seeks to reward artistic flair with exceptional prizes. The annual competition, which is in its tenth edition this year, aims to highlight the creativity of wasl tenants by encouraging them to draw inspiration from the beautiful Ramadan atmosphere.
The annual competitions welcome participation from all ages, with a painting challenge for wasl tenants’ children and a photography contest for adults.
wasl’s Ramadan Painting Competition is designed for younger tenants of up to 13 years old, and participants will be required to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 26, 2020: With the support of the wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Her Highness Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Dubai Holy Quran (91.4FM), a radio station of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), has launched a set of new programs for the holy month of Ramadan 1441 AH.
Dubai Holy Quran (91.4FM) has introduced four new programs aside from the regular hourly reading of the Holy Quran and the teachings of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). Renowned readers, throughout the day at different times, will recite the Holy Quran.
H.E. Abdullah Hamdan Bin Dalmook, CEO of HHC, pointed out the uniqueness of Dubai Radio for Quran for its choice of programs, supplications ......read more
- Presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development and
Al Burda, a platform for Islamic arts and culture, Reconnect. encourages the community to #StayHome during the Holy Month
- Four unique events have been specially curated for Ramadan, featuring contemplative works to suit quiet evenings at home
Abu Dhabi, April 26, 2020: The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced its virtual Reconnect. for Ramadan program, presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development’s Al Burda platform for Islamic arts and culture. As part of The Arts Center’s fifth anniversary season, which has now moved online, a series of four outstanding performances from the Center’s archive have been curated to embrace the spirit of ......read more
Instagram invites the global community to share acts of kindness during the Holy Month
Huda Kattan kicks off the initiative globally tonight on @Instagram
Popular Egyptian Actor Ahmed Helmy to call on his followers to start a movement of kindness
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2020: Instagram is marking Ramadan by bringing back its global initiative – ‘Month of Good’ – for a second year, inviting its community to come together and spread kindness on the platform. In recognition of the new realities that are keeping loved ones apart during the Holy Month, Instagram is encouraging people to inspire each other to do and share good deeds during the month.
Ramadan is one of the key moments on Instagram with over 16 million uses of the word ‘Ramadan’ on ......read more
While in-person gathering is expected to decrease amidst COVID-19, socializing online is likely to increase as residents ready themselves for Ramadan at home
April 23, 2020: As is the case in most of the world at present, Covid-19 response in most countries globally has included restrictions on movement of residents with calls to stay at home and practice social distancing. This has extended to full day or partial lockdowns in many of these countries and KSA and UAE are no different.
What will differ this year is how residents in these countries experience Ramadan in 2020. Group gatherings like early morning sahour (pre-dawn meal) and iftars (post-sunset fast-breaking meals) as well as daily Taraweh (night prayers) are not possible this year due to the Covid-19 related restrictions on movement.
With these ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 21, 2020: Hala Badri, Director General of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, “Dubai Culture” noted today, innovation and creativity have become a lifestyle and a national hub in the UAE due to their importance in supporting the creative economy and achieving a prosperous and sustainable future,
She said: "Our leaders in the UAE have instilled the strong belief in us that innovation and creativity, as values, are true wealth of the future and they have positioned them in the main pillars of Dubai Plan 2021 vision. In line with this vision and Dubai's endeavour to consolidate innovation and creativity in society, we at Dubai Culture are putting in deliberate efforts to foster a culture of innovation and creativity in society, by preparing a generation of innovators and ......read more
An uplifting community initiative to get the UAE painting with purpose
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 19, 2020: #UnitedArtEmirates is a grass-roots art initiative created to unite, inspire and encourage the UAE’s community during a tumultuous time in the world. The initiative is asking everyone; artists and amateurs alike, to create and share a piece of visual art with Art Painting Lab, whose mission is to paint one or more public murals, using the artworks they receive from the public. These murals will commemorate this time in history; they will tell the story of how the UAE’s residents came together to create something inspiring in uncertain times.
A group of resident artists at Art Painting Lab, an art consultancy and service provider, wanted create opportunities for ......read more
● Taking place on Wednesday, April 22, In Light of COVID-19: What Looks Different Now? will be moderated by Executive Director of The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery Maya Allison
● The public talk ties into the larger questions of Amar Kanwar’s exhibition at The NYUAD Art Gallery, The Sovereign Forest, which makes visible our interconnectedness, from the sovereignty of a forest, to how we understand the health of a nation
United Arab Emirates - April 15, 2020: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery will host its first ever virtual roundtable, entitled In Light of COVID-19: What Looks Different Now, featuring artist Amar Kanwar, in dialogue with NYUAD scientists, scholars, and cultural-sector professionals.
Taking place on Wednesday, April 22 at 6pm UAE time, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 011, 2020: We wanted to give you a heads up on Thank You Hour, launching today at 7pm on Instagram. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world have stepped up in unprecedented ways to support friends, family and their communities – and with everyone at home, people are finding renewed appreciation for the things that help get them through the day. Now, we’re introducing Thank You Hour, a new sticker and shared story that you can use to show gratitude for whatever is helping you through this time.
Few quick notes:
• The Thank You Hour sticker can be added to any Instagram story from your sticker tray -- it should be the second sticker in the tray, right after Stay Home.
• This week, starting at 7pm (your local time) ......read more
Campaign aims to raise awareness of physical and mental wellness in the gaming community amidst the global pandemic
United Arab Emirates, 6 April 2019: Twitter has launched the ?????_??????_??# (Always play it right) , an awareness campaign centered around wellness in gaming in the region. The campaign aims to highlight the importance of physical and mental wellness within the gaming community during a period when many are spending the vast majority of their time at home. Moreover discussing the significance of maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle amongst gaming enthusiasts in the MENA region.
Gaming continues to be a key topic on the platform, in 2019 there were over 1.2 billion Tweets about gaming, up nearly 20% year on year. In fact, last year gaming hashtags were amongst the ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms.
Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand family. Examples include a drawing class from ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2020: Today we’ve officially launched the new “Stay Home” sticker on Instagram in the UAE! The sticker is intended to help people show how they’re social distancing safely and encourage others to do the same.
It’s also a great hub for curated tips and entertainment initiatives during self-quarantining.
The sticker was launched last week in a couple of countries and garnered adoption rates that crossed a 100M usage in the first week alone!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 30, 2020: I have come to terms with the fact that the 2020 cycling season is looking very different than normal because of the coronavirus crisis. All major sporting events around the world have been postponed including this summer’s Olympic Games, which I believe to be a wise decision.
Postponing is an important word in that sentence. They haven’t cancelled the Olympics; they’re just changing the date. Tokyo 2020 was such a huge goal of mine and has been for a number of years but this target hasn’t ......read more
Campaign reached 1.3m this weekend and more than 3,800 people shared their home workout videos and photographs with the Council
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 29, 2020: One of UAE’s leading personal trainers has joined a chorus of support for Dubai Sports Council’s “Be Fit, Be Safe” campaign, which is trending online with widespread support from all sections of the community and reached close to 1.3 million people at the weekend.
The “Be Fit, Be Safe” campaign was launched earlier this month to encourage members of the ......read more
Dubai, March 26, 2020: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced the conclusion of a record-breaking 2019-2020 season for heritage sports, with new records set and greater number of participation registered for various tournaments and events that promoted Emirati cultural heritage.
Organised under the generous directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the annual championships were held between December 2019 and March 2020 spread across key locations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2020: Since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency in January, Instagram has taken steps to help people access accurate information, stay safe, and stay connected.
Today we're announcing additional updates:
• Including more educational resources in Instagram Search
• Adding stickers to promote accurate information
• Removing COVID-19 accounts from recommendations, unless posted by a credible health organization
• Rolling out the ......read more
We are looking for inventors solving big problems.
This year there will be two winners – not one.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 24, 2020: Since 2005, the James Dyson Award (JDA) has challenged inventive and entrepreneurial undergraduates and recent graduates of engineering and design, to invent something that solves a problem. 1 in 5 past winners, who each received the AED 140,000 prize, have gone on to successfully commercialise their inventions.
In addition to the International winner, in 2020 the JDA will crown a second ......read more
** New Book Helps Cultivate the Feeling of Home in Yourself, no matter where the world takes you **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 21, 2020: Have you ever moved to a new house, moved to a new part of the country or packed up all your belongings and moved to a whole new country? Most of us have experienced the logistical nightmare of moving, but have you ever taken a moment to appreciate the emotional impact such a change can have on your wellbeing?
Whether you are moving home or moving to a new country, navigating the emotional impact of being uprooted can ......read more
Twitter launches a dedicated COVID-19 Event page in Arabic
Twitter is regularly working with and looking to trusted partners, including public health authorities, organizations and governments to inform its approach.
Starting today and in place during this outbreak, Twitter will be making the below changes to its policy enforcement approach:
● Broadening its definition of harm to address content that goes directly against guidance from authoritative sources of global and local public health information. Rather than reports, it will enforce ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 15, 2020: In line with preventive measure for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and current public health emergency following the direction of Dubai Department of Economic Development, IMG Worlds of Adventure will be closed till 31st of March 2020.
The Dubai Department of Economic Development has directed us to temporarily suspend our activities in response to this pandemic issue.
This decision has taken into the well-being of our guests and team members after a careful consideration of this present situation.
This is not an easy decision but ......read more
Dubai is well-known for its penchant for extravagance around the world. With the world’s largest human-made island, the world’s largest shopping mall, and the world’s tallest building, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that when Dubai chose to venture into the famously fancy sport of horse racing, it’d forge the richest race day in the world.
It’s a truly unique occasion, especially given the setting compared with many of the other colossal horse racing events in the world, making the Dubai World Cup a bucket list item for many followers of the sport. Each ......read more
Dubai, 11 March 2020: Half of UAE-based female leaders feel driven to make a positive impact on the world compared with 32% of global peers, according to KPMG’s latest UAE Female Leaders Outlook. In addition, a majority (74%) feel it is their personal responsibility to align their organization’s environmental, social and governance policies to reflect customers’ values.
The report also showed that although 78% of UAE-based female leaders are optimistic about growth for their own company, only 40% are confident about the global economy. Female leaders view agility ......read more
The Best in Smart Appliances to Spoil Mothers on this Special Occasion
With Mother’s Day around the corner, LG Electronics helps you pamper your otherwise busy mother with time-saving and thoughtful gifts that makes every day a little easier. The variety of products across different functions are ideal not only as a token of appre-ciation but also in recognizing her investment of time and effort into the daily function-ing of the family. By easing the burden on her, these gifts go far beyond the day of cele-bration to deliver convenience all year round.
LG ......read more
The health and safety of guests and team members is IMG’s top priority
Dubai- 10th March, 2020: IMG has put in extra precautions in terms of health & safety due to unfortunate circumstances around the COVID-19. The health and safety of our guests and team members is our top priority, and we have conducted several COVID – 19 training sessions with our hospital partner NMC as we are staying up-to-date and closely following all the official advice and guidance of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) and the World Health Organization ......read more
The region’s biggest international sports awards, scheduled to take place on 17th November in Abu Dhabi, is now open for entries from 8th March
Abu Dhabi, UAE. Tuesday, 10th March: The region’s leading global sports awards, the Fatima bint Mubarak World Sports Awards, is now open for award submissions. Welcoming submissions from around the world the Awards, scheduled to take place on 17 November at Emirates Palace Hotel, draws leaders from across the sporting world to honor the stand-out performances in the field of sports worldwide from the past four-year Olympic ......read more
• Polish, Omani and Kuwaiti divers excelled
Dubai, March 8, 2020: It was another record-breaking final at the 14th Fazza Championship for Freediving, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) at the Hamdan Sports Complex on Saturday night.
Polish, Omani and Kuwaiti divers recorded not only their personal best but also smashed some world and tournament records, proving that the freediving championship in Dubai has gone from strength to strength over the years.
A total of 30 divers from 12 countries competed in ......read more
Dubai, March 8, 2020: Emirati Juma Obaid Al Ali has been crowned as the Meydan Knight during the grand awarding ceremony of the 20th edition of Fazza Championship for Youlah held at Dubai Global Village over the weekend.
Al Ali, a former junior champion in Youlah, was awarded the Fazza Gold Cup and also took home the grand prize of Dh1 million.
The annual heritage sport, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center, which is now on its 20th edition and 15th year of the live program n Sama Dubai TV, has seen participation not just from UAE nationals ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 07, 2020: A total of 30 divers from 12 countries have qualified for the final round of the 14th Fazza Championship for Freediving, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) taking place at the Hamdan Sports Complex on Saturday, March 7.
The finalists were classified into three categories – Professional, Nationals and GCC Amateurs and Juniors (Nationals and GCC) – with 10 competitors in each category.
The Fazza Championship for Freediving is a heritage sport designed to embody the traditional ways of ......read more
The Kalpa collection was one of the very first women’s collections created by Parmigiani Fleurier. This standard-setting series of watches has evolved into a number of sub-brands including: Kalpa Kalparisma, Kalpa Donna and Kalpa Piccola.
Made specifically for the elegant woman of style, the collection has moved away from Parmigiani’s characteristic round dials and instead sports a decidedly trendy rectangular outline which adds to the collection’s appeal. The design is narrow and handcrafted for women, in a timeless studded strap construction.
The ......read more
Ben Sulayem: One of Middle East’s biggest motor sport success stories set for another classic cross country rally episode
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5th March, 2020: Preparations are in full swing for the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge as the renowned cross country rally heads for its 30th anniversary later this month.
Taking place from 21-26 March, the Desert Challenge forms the second round of the 2020 FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies for cars and buggies and the opening round of this year’s FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship for bikes and quads.
“We are ......read more
Those whose Twitter language settings are in Arabic will now be able to follow Arabic Topics
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 05, 2020: Three months ago, Twitter launched Topics to make it easier to find the most interesting conversations happening on Twitter about the things people love. People can now follow conversations about a topic similar to how they’d follow an account with one single tap.
Today, the Topics selector is launching in Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish in addition to English. This allows people to go into the Topics tab ......read more
CDA aims to encourage youth to use creativity to promote human rights
Films focus on ‘Youth and promoting the culture of peace,’ ‘Multiple cultures, one heart,’ ‘and ‘Yes for bridges, No for barriers’ themes
March 4, 2020 - The evaluation of the fourth edition of Mansour bin Mohammed Short Film Award of the Community Development Authority (CDA) has commenced, with the panel of judges assessing the quality and the technical aspects of the submitted movies based on pre-determined criteria. The CDA-initiated film event is being held annually to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 03, 2020: The CYBEX e-PRIAM isn’t just another new stroller on the block, this is the very first battery powered e-stroller in the region and is yours to exclusively wheel away from Mamas & Papas today! This stroller combines luxury, design and functionality with smart features allowing parents to travel more, carry more and fit more into their busy schedules.
The CYBEX e-PRIAM makes child’s play of hilly cities and rough ground. Sensors in the handlebar monitor pushing and pulling effort, while a smart algorithm ......read more
Dubai, 2 March 2020: In a bid to further promote the UAE’s rich cultural heritage, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced the staging of an annual ‘Camel Trek Marathon’ for expats and visitors in the UAE.
Under the directive by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the announcement comes on the heels after the successful staging of a camel race for participants of the HHC’s annual Camel Trek. At least 13 expatriates from China, Japan, UK, Romania, Finland, USA, Germany and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 29, 2020: Top seed Novak Djokovic fought off three match points before overcoming third seed Gael Monfils 2-6 7-6 (8) 6-1 to reach the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, and he will now meet second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, who ended the run of unseeded Daniel Evans 6-2 6-3.
Four-time champion Djokovic is now on a 20-match winning streak dating back to last year at the Davis Cup Finals, and he has now beaten Monfils 17 straight times. But his survival hung in the balance as after losing the opening set he failed to ......read more
World’s top female golfers preparing to compete in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the first time with Georgia Hall, Amy Boulden and Sweden’s Camilla Lennarth heading to the renowned Royal Greens Golf and Country Club next month
26th February 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: English golf star Georgia Hall is the latest big name to be confirmed for the history-making inaugural Saudi Ladies International – in what will be the first time that professional female golfers have played competitively in the country.
Hall stunned the golfing world when she won the 2018 Women's ......read more
Twelve contenders to compete for grand prize in two categories at an event with Kris Fade as Chief Guest
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 26, 2020: Talentology 2020, the biggest talent show in Abu Dhabi to support young talent in building their confidence and stimulating growth in the creative industry will be held at Mushrif Mall every evening this weekend from Thursday to Saturday (27th to 29th February, 2020).
The Grand Finale, held on the 29th of February at 5pm will be in the presence of Chief Guest Kris Fade in the central foyer of Mushrif ......read more