Saudi art, music execs speak at Culture Summit Abu Dhabi

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DUBAI: Long a crossroads for cultures from the Far East, South Asia, Europe and the Americas, Dubai’s strategic global location has made it a pivotal place for cultural exchange. Art Dubai’s 17th edition, which wraps up on March 3, further exemplifies the Gulf city’s unique location and cosmopolitan nature, particularly for artists and cultural platforms … Read more

Sharjah rookie grabs dramatic win as Team Abu Dhabi get top 10 finish

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GLASGOW: Record-setting Femke Bol proved unstoppable and Grant Holloway extended his 10-year win streak at a high-octane second day of the world indoor championships in Glasgow on Saturday that also featured double British gold. Bol once again stole the show, the two-time world 400m hurdles champion bettering her own world indoor record to 49.17 seconds … Read more

Culture Summit Abu Dhabi kicks off with call to ‘create a world of understanding’

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DUBAI: The 17th Art Dubai fair, where more than 100 galleries from around the world put on their best presentations of contemporary, modern and digital art, is open for business. Non-commercial activities, such as artist talks and children’s programming, have also been organized for the event, which runs from March 1 until March 3. Art … Read more

WTO’s Abu Dhabi Declaration to empower least developed nations  

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has emerged as a key player when it comes to environmental responsibility, setting ambitious targets to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions via carbon credit offsets. At the forefront of Saudi Arabia’s environmental initiatives is the dynamic approach to carbon neutrality. The Kingdom is determined to not only reduce its carbon footprint but also actively … Read more

Aziz Ansari, Tom Segura to headline first-ever Abu Dhabi Comedy Week

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DUBAI: The first-ever Abu Dhabi Comedy Week is set to kick off in May this year, with Aziz Ansari and Tom Segura announced as headliners for the inaugural event, to be held from May 18–26 at the Etihad Arena. Ansari, who rose to fame for his role in “Parks and Recreation,” as well as his Emmy-winning Netflix show “Master of None,” will take … Read more

Saudi boxing champions set to shine at Arab Rising Stars 3 in Abu Dhabi

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Riyadh: Saudi boxing champions are gearing up to make their mark at the highly anticipated Arab Rising Stars 3 boxing event, slated to kick off on March 2 in Abu Dhabi. The tournament, held at Yas Links Abu Dhabi Golf Club, is being promoted by AAM Seddiqi Sports in collaboration with the Department of Culture … Read more

WTO’s Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi to address decentralization of global supply chains

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AI will drive efficiency amid global economic slowdown, leading financiers tell FII Priority Summit MIAMI: The chiefs of four of the world’s leading corporations stressed on Thursday, during the first day of the Future Investment Initiative Miami Summit, that while artificial intelligence has the potential to drive higher investment and economic growth across the world … Read more

Dubai Capitals advance after commanding 85-run victory over Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

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DUBAI: As the International League T20 enters the knockout stages on Tuesday, we take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the 30-match league stage which offered some nail-biting action for fans of cricket around the world. Sikander Raza’s dramatic last ball six to win the match Not many can boast of winning … Read more

Ruthless Rybakina dispatches Kasatkina to win Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

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Ons Jabeur was left heartbroken after being forced to withdraw from last year’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships owing to injury. But the Arab star player is now more determined than ever to taste success at the annual Women’s Tennis Association Tour event. Jabeur had to undergo knee surgery following the 2023 Australian Open, which … Read more

Saudi HR minister heads delegation to Abu Dhabi Dialogue

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JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Visual Arts Commission launched “AlHasa Hassana,” a photography exhibition curated by Mohamed Somji, at Hayy Jameel in Jeddah on Sunday. The exhibition, showcasing winning entrants to the Kingdom Photography Award, as well as newly commissioned pieces by professional photographers, runs from Feb. 11 to March 2. For the second consecutive year, professional photographers from … Read more