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Sex And The City 2 Reviews: Critic Calls Film 'Anti-Muslim'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hollywood Reporter writer Stephen Farber thinks "Sex and the City 2" is going to be a "smash" hit. He also thinks the film is "anti-Muslim." In a rev...

Cannes Highlights: Gilles Jacob, the Red Carpet and the Economy of Cinema

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

The most enjoyable part of this Cannes festival was that the French were back in full force, on their "home turf". It is because they protect and respect cinema that we have a festival of this quality and magnitude.

Abu Dhabi Facebook User BANNED For 'Insulting Islam' Online

Telegraph | Andrew Hough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A row has erupted in the Middle East after officials banned a Facebook user in Abu Dhabi for breaking the law after they "insulted" Islam by claiming ...

Abu Dhabi Arts Festival Celebrates Frederic Chopin's 200th Birthday!

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Z. Chesnoff

Even sad faced Frederic Chopin would have smiled if he knew that one of the biggest bashes being thrown in honor of his birthday bicentennial takes ...

Murdoch Targets Abu Dhabi as International Media Hub

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Abu Dhabi is slated to become the hottest new international media hub, if Rupert Murdoch and like-minded moguls have their druthers, but the region's ...

Abu Dhabi hotel boasts an ATM

Posted 05.25.2011 | World


GIANT Yacht Doubles As An Island (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show last week, design plans were unveiled for a so-called "moving island" yacht called the WHY 58x38. Price tag: $160 million....

Emma Jones, British Teacher, Killed Herself After Naked Photos Posted On Facebook

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An inquest into the death of a British teacher in Abu Dhabi has been told that the 24-year-old killed herself after her ex-boyfriend posted naked phot...

Dispatch From Abu Dhabi: NYU's Newest Satellite Campus

Washington Square News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ABU DHABI -- If you tell a cab driver in Abu Dhabi to take you to NYU's new satellite campus, you'll receive a blank stare. But if you ask to be broug...

(Video) Media Moguls Heading to the Persian Gulf Next Month.....and so is Beet.TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, Publicis boss Maurice Levy and Google CEO Eric Schmidt are some of the luminaries who will b...

Abu Dhabi's Dubai Bailout $5 Billion Less Than Previously Thought

Reuters | Amran Abocar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's $10 billion December bailout to Dubai included $5 billion already committed by two banks controlled by the emirate, sign...

Video: UAE Buys Into UFC

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has sold a 10 percent stake to Flash Entertainment, an Abu Dhabi-owned live events company, with Dana White, UFC pr...

Video: One on One with Abu Dhabi's Dealmaker

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Mubadala CEO/managing director discusses his investment in AMD and discusses a possible NBC Universal sale, with CNBC's E...

Abu Dhabi Supplies $10 Billion To Dubai

AP | STEFANIA BIANCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI --Dubai's government Monday said it received $10 billion in financing from Abu Dhabi, which will pay part of the debt held by conglomerate Dubai...

73-Story Tower to Rise on 57th Street With Abu Dhabi's Help

Curbed | Curbed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Extell has become so tight-lipped on its planned 73-story condo/Park Hyatt hotel that we keep having to mine international news sources for updates...

Dubai Demise Means Abu Dhabi Rise

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — There's no greater symbol of the shifting fortunes in the Gulf than the surprise renaming of the world's talle...

The UAE Is One Nation ... It's Time Our Passports Said So

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

The UAE's efforts to promote national identity are being compromised by our distribution of national identity documents that blatantly discriminate between citizens.

Abu Dhabi to 'assist' Dubai World

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Senior official says capital of UAE will aid conglomerate on "case by case basis"....

Abu Dhabi Won't Bail Out Dubai

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi, wealthy capital of the United Arab Emirates, will "pick and choose" how to assist debt-laden neighbor Dubai, a senior...

Ferrari Theme Park Set To Open In 2010

High Gear Media | High Gear Media | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Abu Dhabi is probably tired of Dubai always stealing the thunder as the star of the United Arab Emirates, but that may change with the constru...

Childhood Christmas Wonder Reborn in a Place You'd Never Guess (Hint: They're Too Big to Fail, Too)

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

I experienced the rebirth of the hope, excitement and magic of this holiday -- and of all places, where it came together for this resurrection was at the Wafi Mall in Dubai.

Nissan GT-R Police Car: For the Force That Has Everything

High Gear Media | High Gear Media | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
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The old saying that no matter how fast your car is, it can't outrun the radio is still as true as ever, but the cops in Abu Dhabi will have a ...

Issa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Royal, Acquitted In Torture Trial (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A member of Abu Dhabi's ruling family has been found innocent of the torture and rape of an Afghan man, despite the presence of a 45-minute tape that ...

Gulf Sees Arts Explosion (VIDEO)

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Gulf state of Qatar is preparing to welcome the Hollywood glitterati onto its shores, for the country's inaugural Doha Tribeca Film Festival. T...

Time for Arabs to Get Serious About Iraq

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Iraq is slowly coming out of the woods. It has already shown that it is able to produce more than the one-man shows that we have in many Arab countries today.