Special Ramadan show lights up Burj Khalifa in Dubai

  The structure’s LED lights have just been programmed to illuminate the world’s tallest tower with…

UAE picks astronaut for International Space Station mission

  The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced that it has selected Hazzaa Al…

Rare painting of Omani man auctioned for $1.38 mn

A rare painting of an Omani man by South African artist Irma Stern fetched more than…

$40m ‘ready couture’ store to launch in Dubai in April

The Arab Fashion Council (AFC) is launching the world’s first ‘ready couture’ store in City Walk…

Early celebrations of St Patrick’s Day in Dubai

The UAE was illuminated in green as it celebrated Ireland’s National Day and the 10th anniversary…

Earliest Islamic period site unearthed in Qatar

Qatar Museums (QM) and UCL Qatar have unearthed the earliest Islamic period site in Qatar and…

Celebrating the written word – Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (March 1st- 9th 2019)

The Arab world celebrates the opening of its largest Festival of the written and spoken word,…

Medieval medicine bottle unearthed in Harran

Archeologists have discovered a medieval earthenware bottle containing medicine in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa’s archaeological site of…

Louvre Abu Dhabi to exhibit Rembrandt and Vermeer works

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to carry the famed name outside of France, announced…

Egypt uncovers ancient burial site of 50 mummies

Egypt uncovers ancient burial site of 50 mummies Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a tomb containing 50…