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Palestinian wins ‘Arab Booker’ for novel on exodus in 1948

A Palestinian author has won the International Prize for Arab Fiction for the first time for a novel about the Palestinian exodus in 1948 and the Holocaust.

28 Apr 2016 6:05 AM

Riyadh, UAE tell citizens to leave Lebanon

Saudi Arabia Tuesday urged its citizens in Lebanon to leave, days after Riyadh halted a $3-billion programme funding military supplies to Beirut in response to “hostile” positions linked to Hezbollah.

24 Feb 2016 12:01 AM

India not immune to ISIS threat, says UAE

Warning that India is not immune to the threat from the Islamic State (ISIS), the UAE, which has deported about a dozen Indians with suspected links to the terror group, said on Monday that its anti-t

09 Feb 2016 3:56 AM

UAE recalls Iran envoy, downgrades diplomatic ties

The move came after Saudi Arabia severed links with the Islamic republic on Sunday.

04 Jan 2016 6:14 PM

VIP treatment for pets at Abu Dhabi hospital

A falcon being treated at an Abu Dhabi Hospital on Sunday. The hospital provides veterinary health care services exclusively to raptors. — PTI

04 Jan 2016 2:55 AM


Military alone cannot defeat Islamic State

The UAE maintains that neither Daesh nor the Syrian regime can be checked on a military basis alone, and calls for effective political action

10 Dec 2015 6:39 AM

Nico Rosberg ends F1 season on a hat-trick high

Nico Rosberg ended his 2015 season in triumph on Sunday when he completed a hat-trick of victories in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and world champion Lewis Hamilton.

29 Nov 2015 10:23 PM

Lewis Hamilton outpaces Lewis Rosberg in practice

Newly-crowned three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton hit back at criticism of his jetset lifestyle on Friday by outpacing Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in opening free practice for Sunday’s season-

27 Nov 2015 11:09 PM

John Kerry rallies Gulf Arabs for Assad truce

US secretary of state John Kerry travelled to the Gulf on Monday to stress the urgent need to unite a region riven by conflict against the threat from the jihadist ISIS group.

24 Nov 2015 1:17 AM

Younis Khan retires from one-day cricket

The first Pakistan-England ODI will be his last game in 50-overs format

11 Nov 2015 4:17 PM


Pakistan, England look to build ODI future

Pakistan and England will be aiming to build one-day sides for the future as they enter a four-match series in Abu Dhabi starting on Wednesday.

11 Nov 2015 1:20 AM

MRF Challenge: Nobuharu Matsushita continues to rule

Nobuharu Matsushita in Race Three of the first round of the MRF Challenge at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

01 Nov 2015 12:03 AM

Nobuharu Matsushita tops at Marina Circuit

Race One winner Nobuharu Matsushita (centre) is flanked by Pietro Fittipaldi and Jake Dennis in the MRF Challenge 2015 held at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

31 Oct 2015 1:27 AM

MRF Challenge kicks off today

The 2015 edition of the MRF Challenge Series will kick off with the first of the four rounds set to be flagged off at the Yas Marina Circuit on Friday.

29 Oct 2015 11:23 PM