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Mohamed Al Hashmi: The Emirati Car Designer Who Wants To Build The Next Gen Supercars

How do you differentiate yourself in the UAE when all your friends are driving a Bentley, a Ferrari or a Lamborghini? Simple, you customise and build your own car. A concept car to be more precise, and the man for…

Abu Dhabi: The City Changing The Rules Of The Game

There are certain cities that resonate worldwide with business, others more with luxury and affluence, and few with culture and arts. And then there is Abu Dhabi who’s fast becoming a hub for all of the above. Whether you’re thinking…

UAE Moving Towards Allowing 100% Foreign Ownership Of Businesses

Foreign companies will for the first time be allowed to own 100 per cent of a business outside of a free zone in the UAE, the Minister of Economy said. At a the Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai on Monday,…

Go Big Or Go Home: UAE To Build First Man-Made Island Just For Partying

The UAE is the real embodiment of “Go Big Or Go Home”. From the tallest building to the biggest mall, there is no shortage of grandeur and exuberance in the wealthy oil-rich sheikdom. Far from being the country trying hard…

Abu Dhabi Fashion Days Spring/Summer 2015 Coming Up!

Abu Dhabi Fashion Days is a cross roads of talent, entrepreneurship and the support of new SMEs. It allows people to meet, and open a conversation not only in the fashion field, but even in establishing avenues for young emerging…

Dubai Set To Become The “Centre Of The World” By The Year 2100

In the first day of the annual Government Summit in Dubai, Dr. Hans Rosling wowed a captive audience, with his prediction that Dubai will become “the centre of the world” by the year 2100. We’ve checked his calculations, and it…

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum: Innovate or Stagnate

Companies, like people, grow old. They start life small and eager to survive, fueled by youthful energy and fresh ideas. They compete, expand, mature, and eventually, with few exceptions, fade into obscurity. The same is true of governments: they, too,…

Abu Dhabi Makes An Appearance During The Super Bowl With Furious 7

The Super Bowl is by far one of the greatest, sickest and most anticipated sporting events in the USA. People do not only re-locate to their sofas for the game only, but also for the amazing ads that feature exclusively…

Bad News For Those Looking For Some Kinky Fun: Tinder Blocked In The UAE

Do you recall those hours spent swiping left and right, checking through hundreds of profiles and hoping that a magical match would finally pop in your screen? Yes, Tinder has been a favorite for many of us who look for…

Nicole Richie to Host Celebrity Pop-Up Shop in Dubai

Internationally-acclaimed fashion designer and television personality Nicole Richie will bring her signature brand “House of Harlow 1960” to Dubai’s shores with a Celebrity Pop-Up Shop at The Beach –JBR during the 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). The…

Have $30,000 To Spare? Check What It Can Get You When Flying Emirates A380 First Class

Planes are places of class distinction. Money, rather than lineage, divides the line between gentry and nobility, upper and middle classes. So, spiting birth and upbringing and connections and achievement, if you round up $29,055.80, you can fly round-trip, SFO…

UAE Group Pulls $120 Million Offer From Floyd Mayweather

When the UAE wants something, it goes the extra mile to get it! From hosting the F1 Grand Prix to the most illustrious golf, tennis and soccer games, the emirates this time had its eye on Boxing, but things didn’t…

Etihad Is The New Santa: Flights From The US to Abu Dhabi For $300

Etihad Airways is probably the sickest airline to ever exist at the moment! Between letting you fly in class, having stewardesses wear custom made Italian couture and offering the most luxurious first class flights ever at $20,000, Etihad strikes again…

Meet The Five Richest Men In The UAE

While Europe was flailing in the midst of a Recession, the United Arab Emirates has been making economic waves globally. It’s an area of the world made up of the seven Emirates – namely Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Dubai, Fujaraih, Ras…

Oil Prices Plummeting? Time To Sell? You’re Wrong!

Red, red, red… they should call it a Red Friday instead of Black Friday, because the only color you’ll be seeing when it comes to oil prices is red! If you’re an active trader, this should sound like an early…

Get Your Own Butler 35.000 Feet Above Ground With Etihad

As if they are not already setting the standards for commercial aviation, the award winning airline Etihad is upping up the stakes this time with a bold move only the Emirati carrier could pull: Your personal Butler! Now this is…

UAE Women Strike Again: This Time In Fighter Jets

UAE women never cease to impress us! On top of being one of the smartest female populations in the MENA region and the world, one of the most educated and one of the most refined ladies out there, they are…

UAE Tops Forbes’ Middle East List, This Time With Most Powerful Arab Women

It is becoming more of a tradition for the United Arab Emirates to make the news all over for its thriving economy, successful strategies, crazy real estate projects, powerful businessmen and tallest buildings amongst others. But the UAE story you…

LinkedIn Reveals 10 Of The Most Valuable Brands In The UAE

You don’t need too many reasons to realize that the UAE is badass. From its mind-blowing skyline and world-records-breaking infrastructures to its thriving business environment, there is no way you can compete with this growing titan when it comes to…

UAE Strikes Inside Libya Without Notifying Big Brother

It seems like the USA is becoming irrelevant in todays’ conflicts, whether it is in the Ukraine or Syria, Iraq or Libya, they are starting to lose it. So while the US war machine is put on hold, other countries…