Dubai

October 3, 2022
October 3, 2022

UAE to launch economy ministry in the metaverse

The United Arab Emirates has recently announced a virtual economy ministry to be set up inside the metaverse. The project is to be launched at Dubai's Museum of the Future.

July 12, 2020
July 12, 2020

Pushing girls into prostitution in Dubai: ‘Kingpin’ of human trafficking syndicate arrested, CID says

They used to lure young girls -- mostly between 18 and 20 -- with promises of better jobs in Dubai.

August 4, 2017
August 4, 2017

Fire put out at 86-storey residential skyscraper in Dubai

Police in Dubai reopen the streets around one of the world’s tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris plummeting below.

April 12, 2017
April 12, 2017

Fahad holds Tania Sachdev

FIDE Master Fahad Rahman earned four points after the eighth round of the 19th Dubai Open Chess Tournament, which is currently taking place in Dubai, UAE.

March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017

Murray claims 45th career title with Dubai triumph

Andy Murray clinched his first title of 2017 and 45th of his career as he dominated Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 to win the Dubai Tennis Championships on Saturday.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

Pak to hold PSL final on home soil

Pakistan will hold the final of its wildly popular domestic T20 cricket league on home soil for the first time, despite a wave of deadly attacks across the country, the cricket board announced on Monday.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

Federer fires in Dubai on return from Aus Open heroics

Roger Federer showed few signs of rust after a month off following his Australian Open heroics in sending Benoit Paire packing at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday.

February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017

Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win

Two days after playing the Doha final, Caroline Wozniacki plunged straight back to work on Monday at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 7-5 first-round defeat of Darya Kasatkina.

February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017

DRS enabled umpires to make 98.5 percent correct calls

The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has revealed that the Emirates Panel of Umpires' usage of the Decision Review System (DRS) has enabled them to attain a staggering accuracy rate of 98.5 percent.

December 28, 2016
December 28, 2016

Ronaldo honoured at Globe Soccer Awards

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal's Euro 2016-winning coach Fernando Santos scooped the top prizes at the seventh edition of the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Tuesday.