With the UAE dominating both inbound and outbound mergers and acquisition deals by volume, the Middle East region recorded a rally in M&A activities in the last quarter of 2017 reflecting the sustained investor appetite, the latest report by global law firm Baker McKenzie reveals.
While the overall global deal volumes rose slightly by three
A cosmic event not seen in 36 years - a rare "super blood blue moon" - may be glimpsed January 31 in parts of western North America, Asia, the Middle East, Russia and Australia.
The event is causing a buzz because it combines three unusual lunar events - an extra big super moon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse.
"It's an astronomical trifecta," said Kelly Beatty, a senior e
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, today joined community members in the 'Walk Together' march, organised by the Higher Committee for the Special Olympics World Games 2019, at the Umm Al Emarat Park in Abu Dhabi.
The UAE is the only country from the Middle East to figure among the top 20 nations in the 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), and is ahead of Germany, Japan and France in the list that ranks Switzerland No.1.
The GTCI report found that Singa
Led by Dubai, the UAE continues to be a magnet for the high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in 2017 with more than 5,000 millionaires mainly from India, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Nigeria making the emirate as their second home.
Andrew Amoils, head of research at New World Wealth, revealed that the total wealth held in the UAE is $925 billion (Dh3.4 trillion) by private individuals - this i
An Emirati elder's meeting with royalty in Abu Dhabi is winning hearts online for his humility.
An elderly citizen's meeting with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces - at a palace - has gone viral on social media for the humility and respect Sheikh Mohamed showed for the man.
In the brief video clip,
Al Seef, La Mer and The Beach will simultaneously mark the end of the 23rd edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) with a spectacular firework show on January 27, Tuesday.
Throughout the month-long shopping festival, the destinations have been offering s
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today received Aga Khan IV, Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, in the presence of Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed and Aga Khan exchanged views on a number of humanitarian issues and ways of boost
The UAE on Monday said it will set up an independent national human rights committee, on the basis of the internationally-accepted Paris Principles, and that a comprehensive national human rights plan will be developed.
The announcements were made in a report submitted to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva as part of the Universal Periodic Review process.
The report also pres
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, thanked an employee for his dedication after working at Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court for more than four decades.
Moideen Ibrahim, 63, worked in the media office of the Crown Prince Office filing and sorting papers for the past 40 years and was described by Sheikh Mohammed on Monday as
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