UAE volunteers scale Mount Kilimanjaro summit to raise funds for anti-Malaria campaign

SHARJAH, March 14th, 2010: A group of volunteers from the UAE led by Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Al-Thani have reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, in support of an international campaign to fight Malaria and other contagious diseases. The group pledged to raise awareness on…

Images of Dubai & the UAE

Product DescriptionJourney with our team of photographers along golden beaches under a pastel sunset, or deep into the mesmerising sands of the desert. View architectural details that make the UAE one of the most visually thrilling urban environments in the world, and dive undersea to encounter the reef creatures who live there. Join us in…

Time Out Dubai: Abu Dhabi and the UAE

ISBN13: 9781846701559 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description Both famous and infamous, Dubai features burgeoning financial districts, waterfront high-rises, and tax-free shopping malls right alongside the serene Gulf coast. But as the city charges into the future, it keeps a watchful eye on its Arabian legacy. Themed hotels and…

Etihad Airways Launches New Destination Management Company – Hala Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, March 3rd, 2010 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is expanding the range of services it offers business and leisure travellers with the launch today of its new destination management company – Hala Abu Dhabi. Hala Abu Dhabi will be based in the nation’s capital but offer travel products,…

Zayed Book Award honours Sultan Al-Qasimi as Cultural Personality of the Year

Abu Dhabi, 3rd March 2010 His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, was honoured today by the Zayed Book Award as the Cultural Personality of the year 2010 in its fourth edition. The Award honours prominent figures for their unique contributions to the advancement…

Rare books and manuscripts put on show at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Abu Dhabi, March 3rd, 2010 The exhibition of “rare books and manuscripts,” which includes books, maps and signatures dating back to seven centuries around the world, is being held at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which started yesterday. The committee of “Kitab” company, which has organized the exhibition, first of its kind in the…

42 Million date palms planted in UAE to change the color of the desert landscape

Al Ain, 3 March 2010 Under the towering leadership of H.H. The President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, there have been continued efforts to increase UAE dates productivity in order to make better use of the date palm industry and to produce an agricultural leap that has changed the face of the UAE desert.…